Melissa Branchaud

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What To Watch On Amazon Prime That’s New This Week

Here are the shows and movies joining Amazon.<p>Streamline recommends “Orphan Black” as the show you should watch on Amazon Prime this week. Amazon adds Season 5 of the show on May 12.<p>It’s the final season of “Orphan Black,” which ended in 2017. Tatiana Maslany won multiple awards for her portrayal of …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

How Changing Your Definition Of Success Makes You Successful

One year ago, I made myself a promise: I would no longer postpone my dream to travel the world full-time. It had to be done. A few months later, I had quit my full-time corporate marketing job, left behind my life in New York City, and departed with a one-way ticket to Europe.<p>Fast-forward to today, …

Why You need to Define Your Own Version of Success Immediately

How to avoid the pitfalls of chasing someone else's dream<p>You know the old adage "beauty is in the eye of the beholder"? Well, the same goes for success. If you're focusing on what everyone else's idea of success is you'll never achieve it. Success, like beauty, starts from the inside out.<p>You have …

Self-improvement

4 Things You'd Never Guess Could Cause Skin Cancer—But Totally Can

Major bummer about #1 on the list.<p>Beyond fair skin, light hair, and a proclivity for lobster-red sunburns, new research is pinpointing less obvious risks for developing skin cancer. Check this list and be extra diligent with your SPF.<p><i>(Torch fat, get fit, and look and feel great with Women's</i> …

Cancer

Why women need dairy: Risks of a dairy-free diet

Women are expert multi-taskers, so it should come as no surprise that some manage to squeeze the latest health craze into their daily routine. However, not having time to carefully research the pros and cons of these trends could be dangerous. Take for example, the decision to live …

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …

Family Theory Explains Dexter's Darkness

Dexter, for those of you who are unaware, is a <i>Showtime</i> series about a compelling, relatable figure who lives two lives. He is a brilliant blood …

Psychology

7 Habits That Will Help You Find Strength During Tough Times

There are many instances in life when we feel disconnected with our inner strength. An unexpected event, a loss of a friend or a loved one or even …

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10 Ways to Turn Failures Into Successes

It's entirely possible to turn every failure into a success story that shapes the ultimate outcome of your business.<p>The most prolific and successful entrepreneurs of our time embrace the idea of failures as successful stepping stones. Thomas Edison once said, about how long it took to invent the …

Business Strategy

Can This Garden Be Saved: “My Garden is Windy”

Blocking out wind is not really an option in exposed areas; you cannot “build a wall.” Or rather you can, but the wind will jump right over it and …

Your ultimate guide to Andy Warhol

The odds were stacked against Andy Warhola from the beginning. No one could have expected this socially awkward, shy young man – who as a child suffered from an illness that left him permanently self-conscious – to hit such iconoclastic heights as one of the world’s most recognisable …

The Psychology of White-Collar Criminals

A researcher reflects on conversations with nearly 50 convicted executives about why they did what they did.<p>Two leading executive headhunters once wrote a book called <i>Lessons From the Top: The Search for America’s Best Business Leaders</i> that celebrated 50 titans of industry. Readers were encouraged …

In 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned one huge factor of success has nothing to do with money

In my Rich Habits Study, where I interviewed 233 wealthy individuals (177 of which were self-made millionaires) with at least $160,000 in annual gross income and $3.2 million in net assets, I found:<p>As it turns out, the rich in my study were on to something big. According to a Columbia University …

The reasons why exhaustion and burnout are so common

More and more people are suffering ‘burnout’ – but is this the fault of modern life or is physical, mental and spiritual exhaustion a far older condition? BBC Future investigates.<p>A few years ago, Anna Katharina Schaffner became the latest victim of the exhaustion ‘epidemic’. It began with a kind of …

US police fatalities haven’t been this low since the Eisenhower administration

After the events in Dallas and Baton Rouge over the past few weeks, some people have become convinced that an unadulterated aggression has been unleashed on law enforcement officers in the US. Outlets such as conservative news website Breitbart, as well as some of the far-right’s favorite …

Law Enforcement