Meg Begnaud

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How to Pursue your Life’s Calling

Have you ever wondered why you were born? Have you ever wanted to figure out if you had a true purpose for being here on this spinning planet we call …

Oprah's 11 most inspiring quotes about women, money and success

13 podcasts that will give you new insight about business and success

Whatever you're interested in, there's probably a podcast discussing it — politics, sports, history, music, language, storytelling — you name it.<p>Unsurprisingly, business is an especially fast-growing segment. But as with anything with lots of entries, you have to sort through a lot to find the good …

Self-improvement

The 8 Magical Benefits of Resilience

The single most important trait for achieving big goals is the capacity to return, again and again, to the task.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life and business are full of unexpected challenges and hardships. To succeed we must embrace our inner warrior. We must find …

Motivation

Set Yourself Free! 7 Ways to Break Your Harmful Habits | Inc.com

All of us develop bad habits over time. Isn't it time to get rid of the ones that limit your potential?<p>When you've been doing a particular job or you've been with a certain company for a while, complacency can set in. When it does, you're likely to discover some bad work habits. Now is the time to …

Self-improvement

The 1 Thing You Need to Succeed (Anywhere, Anytime) | Inc.com

We're always looking for the easy way out. There has to be a shortcut, an easier way to learn whatever it is we're supposed to learn--an effortless path around the drudgery and mundaneness of struggling through the tried-and-true way in order to speed up the process. Sometimes, we even waste more …

Self-improvement

Want to Be an Exceptional Leader? Science Says Think This Way (Because Most Bosses Don't) | Inc.com

Praise can be incredibly motivating. Praise can be extremely encouraging. Praise can be hugely inspiring.<p>If you do it the right way. Take the wrong approach, and praising an employee can actually have the opposite effect.<p>The difference lies in whether you assume skill is based on innate …

Eight Overnight Oatmeal Recipes for Busy Mornings

Eight Tasty Overnight Oatmeal Recipes for Hectic Mornings<p>Make these overnight oats recipes for an easy grab-and-go breakfast.<p>By · 3/1/2017, 9:00 …

Dear client: We need to talk

Dear client,<p>I want things to work between us.<p>But let’s clarify a few points before we move on to “business.” There are no written rules for …

Kettlebells to Tone the Arms

Kettlebells can kick-start the toning of your arms -- just as soon as a mail-order set of them arrives in heavy boxes and you try to get them into …

Workouts

Strawberry Lemon Muffins | Marsha's Baking Addiction

Preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Line a 12-hole muffin pan with muffin cases, then set aside.<p>Whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, …

Make This Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup in Your Slow Cooker

There's nothing better than a big, hot bowl of soup on a cold winter's day — except, maybe, when that soup practically cooks itself. Case in point? …

Cooking

5 Ways to Integrate Expressive Arts Activities into the Middle and High School Classroom

I've just completed Video #11 in my 12-part video series based on my book The Power of the Adolescent Brain: Strategies for Teaching Middle and High …

Teaching

Basic Active Learning Strategies

Engaging students in individual or small group activities–pairs or trios especially–is a low-risk strategy that ensures the participation of all. The …

Writer Harriet Alida Lye on creativity and the writing process

PHOTO BY LAURA STEVENS, COURTESY OF HARRIET ALIDA LYE<p>Harriet Alida Lye is a Toronto-based writer and the founder of the international literary …

Love Stories

Is school 'killing' your child's creativity? And does this matter?

Rote learning, controlling teachers and a "fixation" on standardised tests are crushing children's creativity, according to a school principal who is …

Marketing

The top ideas shaping design this year

From empathy to 'invisible interactions' some of the top names in design have predicted the ideas that will shape design in 2017.<p>Ahead of The Drum's …

5 Writing Skills to Increase Your Income

<i>“No one is born a great writer. We all start at zero.”</i><p>Writing is my passion, along with reading, learning, and teaching.<p>When I was in business school …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

What to Cook This Weekend

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. For those of us who follow recipe trends the way Jim Cantore follows the weather, it’s been a pretty easy week: Our …

Dessert

John Wilhelm Takes Conceptual Photography To The Next Level With Fantastical Worlds

<i>All images by John Wilhelm. Used under Creative Commons License.</i><p>Conceptual photography plays around with distortion of reality in images to …

Pictures of the Day: 9 February 2017

3 Smartphone Camera Settings You Should Try Out

It wasn’t all that long ago that simply having a phone with a camera in it was relatively rare. Not so today!Now, the cameras on our smartphones are …

Mobile Photography

I've Left Lightroom for Capture One and I'm Not Sure I Can Ever Go Back

For many, many years, I was a hardcore Lightroom user. When it comes to the way that most people work, I don’t blame them for using the product; it’s …

Tutorials

Lightning Meets Lava in These Incredible Images by Nature Photographer Hernando Rivera

Hernando Rivera is a graphic designer and nature photographer living in Mexico, and he recently made a series of amazing photos of lightning striking …

10 reasons why you may not be crushing your fitness goals — and how you can change

January has now come to an end, so that means that you are either 1) Excited about your new fit lifestyle and are still eating healthy and slaying …

Fitness

What Celebrity Body Shaming Can Teach You About Fitness

During Super Bowl LI's Halftime Show, it took all of about two minutes for people to take to Twitter to body shame Lady Gaga for her supposed "belly …

4 brain exercises elite athletes use to build mental strength

As many viewers declared the game over, Brady led the Patriots in one of the best come-from-behind victories of all time.<p>So what's the secret to Brady's success? Although he undoubtedly puts in countless hours of practice on the field, he also reports doing brain exercises to sharpen his …

Mindfulness