Meghan Corneal

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10 Feminist Books To Read That Will Help You Deal With Self-Image Struggles

Most of us read books to experience something outside of ourselves. We read to go on grand adventures, or to find out what it would be like to be a …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Creative Writing

How To Eat More Vegetables

Healthy cooking doesn't have to suck.<p>You didn’t want to eat them as a kid, and some of you still don’t want to eat them now. Let’s face it: a lot of people think vegetables kind of suck. Nevertheless, they’re an important part of a healthy diet.<p>Veggies are rich in fiber and nutrients like …

10 podcasts that will make you better with money

Podcasts are all the rage right now. We even have podcasts that review and recommend other podcasts! I'm proud to say that I'm a podcast junkie, as is most everyone I know.But did you know that your podcast addiction could actually help you manage your personal finances?<p>Here are 10 that will …

5 Image Editing Tools that Make You Look like a Pro

I’m just going to say it: visual marketing is the wave of the future.There’s no denying the power that images have on gaining traffic, shares, and …

Infographics

Writing In A Journal Has Helped Me Create My Future And Achieve My Goals . | Inc.com

Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation.<p>Writing in my journal <i>every single day</i> is the glue that holds everything else together.<p>My journal is the context for my dreams. It's my favorite place to be.<p>It's where …

Productivity

Ikigai: Why you need to try the Japanese secret to a long and happy life

<b>If you tried the Danish concept of hygge last year, embracing the joy of cosiness, then it's time to turn your attention to a new lifestyle principle</b> …

This 10-Minute Routine Will Boost Clarity and Creativity | Inc.com

"Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep." -- Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests. It controls your heartbeat, blood circulation, digestion, and all the vital processes and functions of your body. It knows the answers to your problems.<p>What happens …

Creativity

10 Literary Blogs You Should Be Reading

Writing Insights Part One: Becoming a Writer

I started writing my first novel when I was twelve years old. I was thirty-three when I completed my first rough draft. That’s twenty years of <i>wanting</i> …

Writing

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

Spaghetti four ways<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much more than a sum of its parts.<p>Each recipe makes enough for six. With the exception of the cacio e pepe, allow 1 litre of water to …

Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

26 Travel Hacks That Will Help You Get Through the Airport Faster

Flying doesn't have to be stressful.<p>Flying can be stressful, expensive, and exhausting — but it doesn’t have to be.<p>We’ve rounded up the best tricks …

The Best Avocado Recipes For All The Addicts Out There

You know who you are.<p>There’s a lot of potential beneath the skin of the humble avocado. They can be mashed into guacamole. They can be fried into tacos. Or better yet, filled with eggs and baked into the best breakfast this side of the Atlantic.<p>Not only are avocados delicious, but they’re good for …

Healthy Eating

20 Podcasts About Writing That Will Have You Penning A Bestselling Novel In No Time

Writers get their inspiration from all sorts of places — real life, current events, favorite books, other writers, their own imagination, and more …

Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth Franklin review – beyond spooky

A sympathetic biography argues for a feminist reappraisal of a tortured genius of American gothic<p>“One who raises demons,” the writer Shirley Jackson once observed, “must deal with them.” Whether fiction could raise demons and deal with them remained for her an open question, one that drives Ruth …

Books

Trying To Protect My Son From The Anxiety I've Passed On To Him

I’ve struggled with "bad thoughts" my whole life — and while I can't stop my son from having them too, I can show him how to live fully.<p><b>When my older</b> son Griff was 3 1/2 years old, he would not eat food without very strict parameters. For his third birthday, he’d received a singing birthday card, a …

Mind

How to Come up With More Than Enough (Great) Ideas for Your Blog

Do you ever sit staring at your computer screen, wondering what the heck you’re going to post about?<p>Maybe you scramble around for an idea – <i>any</i> idea! …

Writing

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

New York City

These Expert Writing Tips Will Guarantee Your Blog Posts Get Read

Digital marketing expert Neil Patel shares his top tips for writing blog posts that people will read--and share.<p><i>This article also appeared on LinkedIn.</i><p>Neil Patel is a serial entrepreneur who has co-founded several successful web analytics firms such as Crazy Egg and Kissmetrics.<p>He's also one of the …

10 terrifying books to read when you’re feeling spooky

Horror movies are on every Halloween fan’s to-do list during the month of October. It’s fun to have a reason for a re-watch.<p>But it’s also an …

The 28 Best Books on Writing

An Editor's Advice to Writers<p>For both established and prospective authors alike, the publishing house can seem like a jungle. Luckily, Betsy Lerner is here to lead a safari, citing her vast collection of experiences as an editor as her field guide. <i>The Forest for the Trees</i> motivates writers by …

Writing

30 Better-for-You Breakfasts

Get a smart start to the morning with spinach souffl?, buttermilk pumpkin waffles and spicy southwest hash. It's the most important meal of the day, …

8 Creepy Podcasts To Listen To Late At Night

As far as I’m concerned, it’s always a good time to listen to creepy podcasts — but there are two times when it’s absolutely the <i>best</i>: Late at night, …

We Tried It and Believe That Magic Cake Is Here to Stay

It’s been a couple weeks since we found out about magic cake, and it’s safe to say that it is still a hot topic of conversation. A cake with a sponge layer, a custard layer and a fudgy layer — yes, please! We had to try it out for ourselves, and B+C readers — we are happy to introduce you to this …

This Is What Foodies Make When They Don't Have Time to Cook

You’ve spent hours toiling at your desk, ticked a torrent of tasks off your to-do list, and finally arrived home. But before you can relax on the …

25 Crockpot Meals That Will Make Back To School A Breeze

Why are slow-cookers so great? Because you can dump a range of vegetables in them in the morning, turn them on and come home to <a …

Want to become a better writer? Follow these 7 steps, and look for new tools every day

Somewhere in a deep corner of my files, there is a single piece of paper with just a few words on it that changed my life as a writer and teacher.<p>It …

Writing

Airbnb, Uber, and Others Used 'Time Collapsing' to Skyrocket From Zero to Millions

Fast-growth companies speed up success by incorporating digital tools and breakthrough innovation into the core of their business.<p>In 2007, Airbnb appeared on the scene and completely changed the world of travel and hospitality. But unbeknownst to its three, 30-something founders, they forged a new …

Business Strategy