Laura Alvarez del Castillo

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12 colours and the emotions they evoke

Poetry can make people swoon, and a shocking image can enrage people to action. But one of the lesser-known, but no less powerful, ways to invoke …

11 Writing Tools to Help You Stand Out from Competitors

This article — a sequel to “16 Tools to Improve Your Writing” — contains a list of eleven resources designed to enhance the caliber of your writing, …

Writing

Who Are You: Day 1 of the Big Brand Challenge

<b>Welcome to Day 1 of the Big Brand Challenge</b><p>Today we focus on the core of branding—defining who you are. Take a good look at your business. Your …

Create or Update Your Logo: Day 3 of the Big Brand Challenge

<b>Welcome to Day 3 of the Big Brand Challenge</b>In Day 1 and 2 of the challenge, you laid the foundation for your brand. On Day 1 we defined who we are, …

Graphic Design

How To Win At Social Media Marketing From 8am-8pm: Your Timetable

<b>Social media never sleeps, find out how you can fit it all around your day.</b><p>Being a Social Media Manager can be stressful – you need to juggle staying …

Your Social Reach is Not What You Think It Is

Last summer, I delivered the closing keynote at the Social Fresh Conference in Orlando <i>(the next Social Fresh – a conference I very much endorse – is</i> …

Public Relations

Clumsy People, Rejoice! There’s A Scientific Reason You’re Such A Klutz

We all can all think of at least one friend who seems to stumble over everything and constantly injure him or herself.<p>I’m not talking about the …

Harvard neuroscientist: Meditation not only reduces stress, here’s how it changes your brain

Sara Lazar, a neuroscientist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, was one of the first scientists to take the anecdotal …

Mindfulness

Tips For Training In Hot Weather

<i>Don’t let the heat of the dog days spoil your training. Use these tips to run safely and effectively all summer long.</i><p>Training in hot weather is not …

5 Signs It Might Be Time To Switch Up Your Workout

A regular workout routine is important for your body—but not if it's keeping you from seeing results. "Your body eventually adapts to the training …

These Are The Best Fitness Trackers

If you're looking for the best way to track your activity and exercise, the $150 Fitbit Charge HR is the fitness tracker we'd recommend for most people. According to our tests--which included 60 hours of research and 10 days of real-world testing--the Charge HR is more accurate at counting steps …

Wearable Tech

9 People Reveal the Strangest Places Where They’ve Exercised

"When I was 16, living on my parents' farm, I wanted to gain muscle and get stronger, so I lifted bales of hay and threw them in a clean and press type of motion. Afterward, I'd take a broom stick and slide it through holes in concrete blocks, the ones used in foundation of houses, and would do …

10 Crazy Exercises

10 Crazy—But Awesome!—Exercises You Haven't Seen Anywhere Else<p>Challenge your muscles in all-new ways to spur new growth and skyrocket your metabolism<p>Classic moves like the pushup and squat will always be a part of your workout routine. But sometimes it pays to step outside your comfort zone. These …