Linda Shearburn

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Tips for Handling the Most Toxic People in Your Life (Who You Can't Just Cut Out)

When it comes to dealing with toxic relationships, the most obvious solution is to cut ties with the person. This is certainly easier said than done …

Mental Health

5 Lessons Most People Learn Way Too Late in Life | Inc.com

<i>"What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life?" originally appeared on Quora--the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Alyssa Satara, co-founder at Refugee Code Academy, on Quora:</b><p><b>1. Perception is …

Happiness

These To-Do List Methods Will Help You Finally Get Organized

Everyone works differently, so we’ve gathered nine different approaches to organizing your daily tasks.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been on a mission to create the perfect to-do list. I’ve tested multiple apps from Evernote, Any.do, to Wunderlist. I’ve used physical and digital …

Productivity

8 Ways to Increase Your Attention Span

Are you having trouble concentrating when you’re reading a book or listening to a lecture? You can take heart in the knowledge that you may be able …

Mindfulness

Persuasive and creative writing frames/tasks

**Inspired by having a very sore throat and nasty cold! **<p><b>Minimal speak tasks for teachers</b>. Hand out the challenge sheets as students arrive, let …

Creative Writing

14 techniques for more thorough proofreading

PR pros put great effort into crafting press releases, building a targeted media list and developing relationships with journalists. Yet even a minor …

Writing

Creative writing: Three quick fixes to help students write better opening sentences

When students are working on a piece of creative writing, they will often waste far too long agonising over the perfect opening sentence.<p>This can be …

Creative Writing

18 Daily Habits Highly Successful People Have (and the Rest of us Probably Don't)

People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else.<p>People who accomplish the most in life don't conduct themselves like everyone else. Generally, they wake early, are good at planning and take care of their physical and emotional health. Here are other good habits …

Startups

How to Write a Book Like Stephen King

Ever wondered how to write a book like Stephen King? He’s called the King for a reason, and it’s not just his last name. Stephen King has written in …

Writing

10 Things Jim Rohn Taught Me On Writing

Two years ago I came across motivational speaker Jim Rohn via YouTube. Listening to one of his speeches had me wondering where he had been all my …

Creative Writing

10 Sure-fire Ways to Write a Story a Week (that publishers want to accept)

Are you ready to be a professional writer?For the last two years, I’ve been writing a story, article or script every week that has either gone on air …

Writing

This Is the Easiest Way to Break a Bad Habit, According to a Psychologist

Though it doesn't exactly bode well for my looming deadline, it's rather pertinent that as I write this, I'm searching for words through a soupy …

The Brain

These 40 Powerful Life Lessons Can Immediately Change the Rest of Your Life

Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it.<p>Sometimes we get lost.<p>Other times we get distracted.<p>But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all of its pursuits, sensations, and experiences--that we forget the truths that lie at the core of …

Happiness

Add This 1 Thing to Your To-Do List to Start Smashing Through Your Work

You have the tasks figured out. But do you know exactly when you'll tackle each one?<p>Science shows that the "humble" to-do list actually can be incredibly powerful. Make one at night with actionable steps for the upcoming day, for example, and you might actually sleep better knowing what you're …

Time Management

Skin Care 101: How To Get Rid Of Dark Spots, According To 7 YouTube Vloggers

Nearly everyone has suffered from a pimple or two. Though the causes and severity of acne varies from person to person, we can all relate to the …

Skin Care

All About Crocheting With Wire

01 of 11<p>What Wire Should You Use for Crochet?<p>In my experience, thick wire is challenging to work with; you don't want to put your hands through the …

Crafting

16 Things I Always Buy for Work From Zara

When you work in a particularly sartorially inclined office, it's easy to lure yourself into spending thousands of dollars on expensive shoes, …

Clothing

On Mental Illness

A couple weeks ago, I started crying to Alex at the kitchen counter…I felt the monkey of depression on my back. “I think it’s coming,” I wept to …

Mental Health

How to Make a Boho Layered Necklace in an Afternoon

Layered necklaces with multiple chains and charms are a popular fashion trend. These necklaces are surprisingly easy to make with the right tools and …

Trends

If You’re Not Using These Amazon Prime Features, You’re Not Getting Your Money’s Worth

Free two-day shipping was a game changer, we all know that. But did you know your Amazon Prime membership has a lot of features you probably aren’t …

Free Shipping

Our Favorite Maya Angelou Quotes That Still Inspire Us Today

We can always count on Maya Angelou quotes to cheer us up when we're having a bad day. The renowned poet wrote about seemingly every topic under the …

Motivation

17 Essential Mindfulness Quotes to Inspire and Motivate You

Live the happiest and healthiest life you can with these inspirational words of wisdom.<p>Want to live a happier, healthier, and more efficient life? Follow in the footsteps of Steve Jobs and try practicing mindfulness.<p>The wisdom of mindfulness can be found in daily meditation, regular spiritual …

Meditation

10 Can’t-Live-Without Fashion Fixes That Were Created for (and by) Women

Let’s hear it for the ladies! We rarely — if ever — miss the opportunity to spotlight all the trailblazing women in our lives out there doing amazing things. And by amazing, we mean solving everyday problems plaguing women everywhere. Like when you’re in a pinch and need deodorant towelettes and …

Clothing

How to Be Ridiculously Efficient

Steal Marissa Brassfield's secrets to do more in less time.<p>1 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Known as the “goddess of operations” and “master of time management,” productivity expert Marissa Brassfield works with some of the most transformative entrepreneurs, …

Time Management

How I Learned To Use Sensory Words In My Writing

Can you feel, touch, taste, smell and hear these sensory words?<i>Sighs</i>Drops of sweat peek through his shirt as we walk down the quaint, uneven …

Creative Writing

10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity: Free PDF Visualization by ANNETTE KIM

Dear friends,Fresh off the HAPTIC PRESS: 10 Ways to Boost Your Creativity: PDF Visualization by ANNETTE KIM!Preview:1. Surround yourself with …

Creativity

Here Are the Personal Mission Statements of Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and Oprah Winfrey

Your heroes know that a personal mission statement can clarify goals and guide decision making.<p>You know why your business needs a mission statement--writing one clarifies your value and purpose, and having one helps to both communicate that information to others and guide day-to-day decision …

Oprah Winfrey

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement