Lauren Gilchrist

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Here's How To Actually Eat Healthier This Year

This one-week clean eating challenge is a healthy eating boot camp that'll teach you how to cook awesome food all year long.<p>It's great to want to eat healthier but crash diets don't work — you need a sustainable plan. So, with the help of nutritionist Abby Langer, we put together a weeklong meal …

31 Tiny Changes That'll Make This Year Awesome

Start waking up at 5 a.m. to go for a run every single day! Pack a healthy lunch every single day! Completely give up sugar, carbs, dairy, alcohol, gluten, and every food that has ever elicited joy! Noticing a theme? Most New Year's resolutions are made with the best of intentions, but they're …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

How to Stay Productive in an Open Office Space

Open offices have once been considered signposts of innovation meant to promote collaboration and give a sense of community. Today, however, it turns …

20 Self-Help Books To Better Your Life In All Aspects

This list of 20 self-help books is broken down into subjects ranging from dating to business. Find out how each can help you become a stronger person!

Dating

Your 50 Favorite Blogs: The Most-Loved Marketing, Social Media, and Productivity Blogs of Buffer Readers

Having a list of go-to blogs can be a great source of information and inspiration.<p>In our case, the blogs and websites we visit most often provide …

Infographics

How 30 Days of Yoga Can Improve Your Productivity

What a CrossFit addict learned from the Art of Om.<p>As is the case with many entrepreneurs, my free time is precious, so when I decide to exercise, I want to get the most intense workout possible in the shortest amount of time. That is one of the reasons I love CrossFit. But when my chiropractor told …

Yoga

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Minimalism

Use Hashtags to Generate Greater Brand Engagement

The hashtag has become the new “like” — and that’s not a good thing. Just as marketers used to (and some sorry folks still do) obsess over how many Facebook likes they accumulate, many are now plastering hashtags on their communications and adding up the times they’re used.<p>The problem is the use of …

Brand Management

Inside the Psychology of Productivity

Burned out? Can't get it all done? The problem might be in your head.<p>You wake up with it in the morning and go to bed thinking about it at night: an ever-crushing load of emails, meetings, conference calls, and tasks that needed to get done yesterday. Family time means reading sales reports in the …

Time Management

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

Paid, Owned, and Earned Social Media: A Complete Content Promotion Plan

Share<p>As content marketers, we know by now that we can create great content but still get very little traffic to it. The reason for weak traffic, you …

Public Relations

Challenge against tribunal fees dismissed

<i>Published : 17 December 2014</i><p>ISSUE:<p>Tribunal fees were introduced for claims submitted on or after 29 July 2013, for more information please see our …

Spotlight: Digital Designer Adam Skalecki

MagMaker / January 26, 2015<p><b>My name is</b> Adam Skalecki and I’m a Senior Digital Designer at Crispin Porter + Bogusky. <b>My love of</b> making things is fueled …

5 Raw Foods You Should Be Eating For Prettier Skin

Many foods promote skin health. Some are at their most beneficial when eaten raw:<p><b>Kale and Spinach</b><br>Kale and spinach help keep skin firm because they contain phytonutrients that provide extra protection from sun damage. Spinach is especially good because it's loaded with the nutrients beta-carotene …

5 Reasons You Should Start Eating Chia Seeds Now

At just 129 calories and less than 9 grams of fat alongside a whopping 11 grams of fiber and 4 grams of protein per ounce, chia seeds can stabilize …

Nutrition

10 Essential Skills a Social Media Manager Needs on Their Resume

Only 10 years ago the social media manager role was not even a job or a career. It didn’t exist. Facebook was barely a year old and was still just a …

Marketing

Social Media Strategy Template: Develop Your Social Media Strategy In 60 Seconds

Jumping onto Facebook is easy . . .<p>Developing a strategy to reach your goals using Facebook (or any other social network) <i>is hard</i>.<p>And what if Facebook …

Marketing

14 Tips To Make 2015 Your Most Productive Year Yet

We talk to the most productive people all year, here are their best productivity tips for 2015.<p>In case you haven’t noticed, we’re a little obsessed with productivity.<p>To make your quest for a more productive self this year something you can really work towards, we asked some of the most productive …

The realistic way to balance productivity and checking your email - The American Genius

The many companies pre-ordering Tesla’s electric semi trucks<p>(BUSINESS NEWS) Tesla jumps into semi truck manufacturing and you might be surprised how …

The 5 Choices: Don’t Let Your Busyness Kill Your Productivity

There is more advice than ever on how to successfully manage your time. There are more books, apps, blogs, courses, seminars, videos and podcasts …