Laura Breite

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A Genealogist's Quick Guide to Finding County Histories

To commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence, FamilySearch estimates that, "Thousands of county histories were published as part of …

A Grandson And Daughter Recall The Legacy Of An 'Actual Superhero'

As a kid, Camaran Henson listened for hours as his grandfather, Leonard Simmons, told him stories about being a police officer in Newark, N.J.<p>Leonard Simmons died in 2013, but his stories live on through Camaran and his mom, Toni.<p>At StoryCorps in Atlanta, Toni tells Camaran about one that begins …

Grandparents
Donald Trump

10 Powerful Apps To Help You Manage Email Like A Boss

Email is an inherent part of our daily life. It’s hard to imagine a week or even a day without it. We use it for regular communication, marketing, negotiation, business and more. But it can get distracting and destructive.<p>Most of the time your inbox gets overloaded because of poor email management …

Apps

Safari puts yet another nail in Flash’s coffin

Adobe Flash needs to die. And it’s starting to look like 2016 might be Flash’s last year. Starting with macOS Sierra, Apple will disable the Flash plugin by default if you ever installed it on your Mac by mistake. And this move should have many advantages.<p>First, Flash suffers from so many exploits …

Software

15 things that shocked me when I moved to Scotland from the US

When I decided to take the leap across the Atlantic to attend the University of St Andrews in Scotland, I knew it would be an adjustment.<p>Aside from taking on the responsibility of college life, I had to settle into the culture of a whole new country.<p>Born and raised on Long Island in New York, I had …

Scotland

4 Qualities Of Highly Attractive People

Attraction is the energy that draws people closer to us. Attraction creates desire, intrigue and deeper connections in relationships. Attraction is …

8 small things you do that people use to judge your personality

Whether it's a date or a job interview, the small stuff matters — from the firmness of your handshake to how often you check your phone.<p>We checked out the Quora thread, "What are the really small things that tell a lot about a person's psychology and personality?," and highlighted some of the most …

Psychology

How 5 Voices Inside You Can Make Your Day

“Self-talk” is the psychological term for the inner conversation that streams constantly through one’s mind. Self-talk is something we all do. In …

Self-help

11 Morning Habits That Will Change Your Life (And Make You More Creative)

<i>Your alarm clock goes off and it’s time to mindlessly shower, brush your teeth, eat breakfast, then head to work. Is that really all there is?</i>In …

Creativity

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

Minimalism

6 Life-Changing Decisions Successful and Happy People Make | Inc.com

While luck certainly plays a part, success is usually the result of making a number of smart choices.<p>And so is happiness.<p>Here's a guest post from Ryan Robinson, an entrepreneur and marketer who teaches people how to create meaningful self-employed careers. (His online courses "Launching a Business …

Entrepreneurship

12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

Self-help

From Hazy to Clear: How to Gain Clarity About Your Life

hikerSometimes the biggest questions you can ask yourself—Who am I? What is my purpose? Where can I find fulfillment?—come down to a very simple one: …

Meditation

Oprah’s Go-To Guru On The Secrets Of A Happy Life

Happiness has become more than a concept or a goal: It's an industry. That means there are tons of sources telling us different things about how to …

Finding Empowerment at the 2015 Students with Diabetes Conference

My name is Sarah Rodriguez and I have been living with type 1 diabetes for 16 years. Maybe the best word is actually <i>“thriving”</i> with type 1 diabetes. …

This Drug Maker Is Using Empowerment and Emojis to Reach Millennial Women

Brands creating empowerment campaigns for women is nothing new—there's even an award for it now. But a pharmaceutical company creating a platform to …

Advertising Industry

Coca-Cola Africa Foundation Launches Digital Platform for Youth Empowerment

The Coca-Cola Africa Foundation (TCCAF) has launched a digital technology platform, which is set to connect young people to employment, training and …

There Is More to Empowerment than Many Realize

For the last 10 years or so, the word empowerment has received a lot of attention. This morning I read this quote:<p><b>“The leader is a team builder who</b> …

Usher's New Look Foundation Hosts "United To Ignite" Youth Empowerment Luncheon - Exclusive Hip Hop News, Interviews, Rumors, Rap & Music Videos

Photo by Moses Robinson Getty Images Entertainment<p><b>Usher Raymond IV</b> recently celebrated the 16th anniversary of his non-profit organization The New …

Long-Life Empowerment and Long-Life Offering in Leh, Ladakh

His Holiness the Dalai Lama greeting elderly members of the local community as he departs Spituk Monastery for the Shiwatsel teaching ground in Leh, …

Lea Michele Embraces Female Empowerment with #ActuallySheCan Campaign

<b>Scream Queens</b> star <b>Lea Michele</b> is all about helping other people "live a happy and healthy lifestyle." …

Social Media

Cape Town's women find empowerment through beauty

Heavily pregnant and on her way home from a low paying retail job, Nobuhle Smanga exited a taxi to be confronted by a group of thugs. Armed with a …

For top utilities, customer satisfaction hinges on empowerment

A new customer satisfaction survey reveals customers are happiest when they are in control of their energy use and in communication with their …

Solar Power

For Afghanistan’s Women, Empowerment Comes on Two Wheels

Supergirl boss: 'It's not about male or female, it’s just about empowerment'

<i>Supergirl</i> is set to take flight on CBS this fall.<p>Arriving two decades after Superman, Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist) was adopted into a human family …

Behind the Lens: Promoting Empowerment for Women and Girls in Asia

<i>By David Lienemann, Official White House Photographer</i><p>Last week, I traveled with Dr. Jill Biden to the Republic of Korea, Vietnam and Laos, where she …

Women's Economic Empowerment - DCED

This page offers information on how to implement private sector development (PSD) programmes in gender-sensitive ways, and to promote women’s …

Taylor Swift's New Keds Campaign Is All About Empowerment

Fresh on the heels of the mayjah news that she would be launching a clothing line—oh, and just racked up nine VMA nominations, NBD—Taylor Swift stars …

Taylor Swift