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At Home Spa: Coconut Oil & Lavender Detoxifying Bath Soak | shopswell

In this crazy busy world we live in it's important to make time for yourself, to recharge and unwind. A great way to do this is by creating your very …

Coconut

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Eat This Oatmeal for Breakfast and You'll Have a Ton of Energy | shopswell

This amazing bowl of oatmeal is the result of much research and testing, combining several highly potent and nutritious grains, its goal to provide …

Breakfast

5 Must Read Sales Books for Any Entrepreneur

If there was a one-size-fits-all model for salespeople then it would probably be a pretty easy gig. However, we all have various methods of learning, …

Selling

The Colonial Origins of Conservation: The Disturbing History Behind US National Parks

Yosemite National Park. Beginning with the 1864 Yosemite Grant Act, Native Americans were evicted from almost all US park lands. (Photo: Tamara …

The beginner’s guide to cutting out sugar

If you had to pick a public health enemy number one, you could make a <i>very</i> strong case for (or really, against) sugar.<p>The sweet stuff’s been deemed …

Schizoid Personality Disorder Symptoms and Treatments

Schizoid personality disorder (SPD) is a chronic and pervasive condition characterized by social isolation and feelings of indifference toward other …

Heather McGhee Explains How Media Helps Cement Racism by Over Criminalizing Black People

On the Aug. 24 edition of “All In with Chris Hayes,” President of Demos Action Heather McGhee and host Chris Hayes discuss her C-SPAN segment …

A white man asked a black C-SPAN guest how to fight his own racial prejudice. Her answer was great.

“What can I do to change? You know, to be a better American?”<p>When Heather McGhee, president of the public policygroup Demos, got a question from a caller during her appearance at C-SPAN, it was not about the progressive ideals her group is known for. The question, instead, was about a different …

Criminology

6 Lifehacks to Make Money Even When You Are Unemployed

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Motivation

What is bipolar disorder? You asked Google – here’s the answer | Masuma Rahim

Every day millions of internet users ask Google life’s most difficult questions, big and small. Our writers answer some of the commonest queries<p><i>“When you are high, it is tremendous. Shyness goes, the right words and gestures are suddenly there, the power to seduce and captivate others a felt</i> …

Mental Health

How to get the upper hand in any negotiation, according to an FBI negotiator

The trick in negotiations, experts agree, is managing to balance the need to be tough with the need to be liked (especially, it's sad to say, if you're a woman). The people that drive the best deals somehow manage to keep things friendly while still advancing their agenda.<p>Which sounds super hard. …

Self-help

10 Proven Ways To Help Stop Negative Thinking

“I’m not going to get it right;” “everything always goes wrong” “I always have such bad luck…” Happiness can be elusive with this kind of negative …

Happiness

The Baton Rouge flooding proves just how little coastal elites care about the rest of America

To the north, Milwaukee is burning, streets set on fire as black citizens protest the killing of a black man by police as well as decades of racial discrimination. To the south, Baton Rouge is flooding, with thousands fleeing their homes after a natural disaster that the Red Cross is calling the …

Baton Rouge

The U.N. Is Commemorating Haiti's Role in Ending the Slave Trade. Here's Why

UNESCO has chosen Aug. 23 to commemorate the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition, but the historical …

3 Things You Must Believe If You Want to Be Successful

At school, at the gym, or at work, this mindset is essential for reaching your goals.<p>There are two types of people in the world: those who dream and those who do. What sets them apart?<p>What sets apart the student who perseveres from the one who decides education isn't really for her? What makes one …

10 Ways Manipulators Use Emotional Intelligence for Evil (and How to Fight Back)

Learn how to protect yourself.<p>Emotional intelligence is nothing new.<p>Sure, the term was coined in the 1960s, and popularized by psychologists in recent decades. But the concept of emotional intelligence--which I define as a person's ability to recognize and understand emotions and use that …

Why Being Too Nice Totally Backfires

The best way to make other people happy is to make yourself happy.<p>As anyone with a tendency to want to please everyone will tell you, there are lots of ways being too nice can hurt you. In fact, when a Quora questioner asked for stories of how niceness can come back to bite you, users responded …

Maverick women writers are upending the book industry and selling millions in the process

“I just wanted a story with a nice guy.”<p>In late 2012, author H. M. Ward had an experimental manuscript collecting proverbial dust on her computer. It starred a woman named Sidney and a man named Peter—an impossible nice-guy combo of handsome, strong, smart, patient, and, oh, super wealthy.<p>Ward had …

Writing

6 Simple Time Management Strategies That Will Transform the Way You Work

In a business where time is literally money (as many freelancers and agencies bill by the hour), having tight control over how you manage your time …

Project Management

4 Groundbreaking Market Strategies to Skyrocket Your Startup

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many companies invest heavily to perfect their product development process, hoping the result will entice customers to buy. But most entrepreneurs overlook market trends that could attract more customers and sustain their sales.<p>When it …

Marketing

If Your Business Flops, It's Probably Due to One of These 7 Causes

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Businesses fail every day. In fact, statistics show that the majority of new companies will fold within a few years. Why is that? What are the most common reasons for these flops?<p>Naturally, interested parties have generated a variety of …

Small Business

The Remarkably Simple Way to Turn Fear Into Success

Only when you understand where your fear is coming from - will you be able to get through it.<p>All of us experience fear now and then. And all of us know the effects fear can have on us. Fear can hold us back from pursuing our dreams, whether those dreams are about starting a business or starting a …

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

How to Start a Great Business at Any Age

You dream about it.<p>Starting your own business.<p>On your long commute or when you struggle through another meeting, it's on your mind. Like a little flicker of flame ready to burst into a full-on fire.<p>You know you can find more purpose and meaning in your work. Maybe you even have an idea for your new …

15 brilliant places you probably didn't know existed in London

There's so much more to London than big clocks, dildo-shaped skyscrapers, bridges and old Victorian tat. Ditch Zone 1 for a day and go explore …