Melissa Rosno

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Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 7 Types of Tile You Need to Know

Europeans have long had a love affair with tile. Walk into almost any café in Paris or Seville or Lisbon and you’ll see glorious tiled surfaces, …

Home Improvement

If You Don't Do These 4 Things, Your Meetings Might Just Be a Complete Waste of Time

The truth that most leaders don't want to hear.<p>Have you ever stopped to do the math behind meetings?<p>Every time you bring 10 people together in an one hour meeting, you are basically trading 10 hours of productivity for one. That means you're sacrificing nine hours in the process.<p>Considering that …

Time Management
Mindfulness

16 Diagrams That Will Help You Chill The Fuck Out

Consider this your chill manual.

Here’s What Happens When Employees Have Flexible Work Hours

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

9 quick science-approved things you can do to make your mornings better.

Mornings are tough...<p>Whether you're one of those mythical "morning people" who actually set their alarm as early as possible just to, I don't know, …

Sleep

Google and Facebook employees are flocking to a startup that's raised ~$70 million to shake up the real estate world

But it wasn't a traditional real estate transaction. The 20 investors weren't private equity funds; the property wasn't even listed by a big brokerage firm. And the entire process, from the day it was listed to time it was completed, took a matter of weeks rather than months.<p>The four-building …

Real Estate

Build This Table From One Sheet of Plywood

It's a simple DIY project with an elegant result: Buy a single sheet of birch plywood and you'll be able to cut all the pieces you need for this table.<p>It's a simple DIY project with an elegant result: Buy a single sheet of birch plywood and you'll be able to cut all the pieces you need for this …

Top 10 Mindfulness Lessons from Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn’s mindfulness lessons are simply gold. It helps us in so many ways. I learned a lot of things from his teachings. His words are …

10 Totally Bogus Stresses You Need to Let Go Of

Let's face it: this is a stressful world! And while I can't advice you to stop opening your monthly bills or driving to work so you can avoid traffic (though believe me, I wish I could tell you to do just that!), I can say that many of our daily stresses are actually incredibly simple, incredibly …

Happiness

5 Ways Extremely Successful People Find Fulfillment

Happiness is a byproduct of action.<p>We live in world of commodities. Dominant cultural narratives send us messages that we are not enough and that true happiness comes from external objects.<p>The problem with this message is that, no matter how much wealth we acquire, there is always something better. …

Happiness

10 Things You Need to Stop Doing for a Happier Life

Don't we all seem to be endlessly searching for happiness? Sometimes we blame circumstances or people for the things that make us feel otherwise, when in fact it all starts within ourselves. It all begins within our own minds.<p>If you feel like your search for happiness never ends, and all you wish …

Happiness

12 Mindfulness Quotes that Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

Over the past couple of years, as I’ve watched my son grow from a baby into a remarkable little boy, I’ve learned that a young child can teach an …

Mindfulness

10 Ways to Make Your Home Look Elegant on a Budget

Get the elegant home of your dreams on a budget. Image Source: LMK Interiors Having a high-end looking home can be difficult, especially if you have …

Home Decorating

Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Mental Health

When You Next Feel Despair, Just Say These 4 Words

Tweet11<p>Share1.9K<p>Pin6<p>Share1<p>Shares 1.9K<p>In this brief article, I show you a surprisingly simple exercise to help rebalance your thoughts when you’re …

7 Steps to Create More Love and Happiness in the Present Moment

<b>“The ability to be in the present moment is a major component of mental wellness.” ~Abraham Maslow</b><p>It was 4:00am, but I was wide awake. I wanted to be …

You are Not the Voices Inside Your Head.

<b>In my experience</b>, one of the most important aspects of becoming a deeply healthy person is uncovering and embracing what I call our “health …

Spirituality

'Wall Street does it wrong': Sallie Krawcheck's new investing platform takes a different approach to building wealth

Ellevest, which helps clients invest their money through portfolios of low-cost ETFs, draws comparisons to automated investing platforms like Betterment, Wealthfront, and Personal Capital, with one immediate difference: Ellevest is explicitly for women.<p>In an interview with Business Insider, …

Investing

The CEO of a hot stock-trading startup had to defend his core mission, and it revealed a rift in the financial-tech world

Vlad Tenev's sparring partner was Jon Stein, the CEO of $700 million robo-advisory startup Betterment, who argued that letting everyday people manage their own investments was "crazy."<p>"We think people shouldn't actually be investing on their own," Stein said.<p>His position is self-interested, since …

Investing

How changing what I did every day changed my life.

I have some questions for you:<p><b>1. How was your day today?</b><p><b>2. When you look back on all the things you did today, did you act like the person you wish</b> …

Motivation

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

Human Resources

The Beat Of A Dog's Heart Just Might Break Yours In This Moving Video

This heartfelt video truly speaks for itself, but I will say that that it is sincerely humbling to know how biologically connected I can be with my …

How to Be Truly Happy All the Time

The richest two people I know are also the most unhappy couple I know—which clearly illustrates that happiness can not be bought. However, a new book …

Think Positive: Proven Tools for Lifting Out of a Bad Mood

It might seem in the midst of a bad mood that there’s not much you can do to change it. You feel lousy and the last happy moment you had is hardly at …

Life Reimagined

Retirement

Warren Buffett's Surprising Secret for Success and Happiness | Inc.com

Contrary to what many people think, the key to success is not toiling away at a 9-to-5 job from which you take no pleasure. Take it from Warren Buffett himself: "The secret to reliable, sustainable success does not come from forcing yourself to do something you don't love. In fact, true achievement …

Happiness

4 Rock-Solid Dividend Stocks to Buy Regardless of Earnings Season Mania

Earnings season is upon us, as many of the world's largest and most influential corporations are turning in their quarterly report cards. Earnings …