Nicole Pruess

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The Brutal Truth About Why Being a Leader Is So Hard | Inc.com

Being a great leader is so much harder than it looks.<p>What's difficult about leadership is that nobody ever sits you down and "teaches" you what being a real leader is all about. There's no class in early education that defines leadership. Peers in group projects tend to label leaders as …

Leadership

Why Do We Get Cancer?

This article is a little different from the others because I’m truly concerned. The number of cancer cases is rising across the world, and 25 per …

Google Spent 2 Years Studying 180 Teams. The Most Successful Ones Shared These 5 Traits | Inc.com

Over the years, Google has embarked on countless quests, collected endless amounts of data, and spent millions trying to better understand its people. One of the company's most interesting initiatives, Project Aristotle, gathered several of Google's best and brightest to help the organization …

Carnegie Mellon University

10 Ways to Cultivate Good Gut Bacteria and Reduce Depression

We are all born with genes that predispose us to all kinds of things — in my case, most of the psychiatric illnesses listed in the DSM-5 (Diagnostic …

How To Stop Feeling Like A Fraud And Start Becoming Confident In Your Own Skin

Break down your self-limiting beliefs by doing more and thinking less.<p>I have a friend who’s beautiful.<p>She’s vivacious, smart, funny, kind, great at what she does and turns heads just walking by, but for some reason, constantly doubts her self-worth and struggles with her self-esteem.<p>For over 5 …

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

How to Become a More Positive Person in 21 Days

We hear it over and over: It’s the little things that count. Turns out the cliché is dead-on. Research shows that one of the most important secrets …

5 Simple Things the Most Incredibly Respected Bosses Do (Every. Single. Day.) | Inc.com

We can all rattle off qualities we absolutely hated in our old bosses quicker than we can the good ones. Like it or not, those awful bosses brought us where we are now.<p>Whether you have three employees or 300 doesn't matter. You should always strive to be the most incredible boss you can be every …

Employment

Praising Your Child Doesn't Help Them Succeed If You Do It Wrong

There are many ways well-meaning parents undermine their kids when they try to be encouraging.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a parent what do you want for your children? Having a roof over their heads and food on the table are obvious places to start. Providing them …

30 scientific ways your childhood affects your success as an adult

And while there isn't a set recipe for ensuring achievement and happiness in adulthood, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors from childhood that can predict success.<p>Here's some of what we know about how your childhood influences your success as an adult:

A Reading Guide for Those in Despair About American Politics

Nearly three dozen book recommendations to help make sense of the state of U.S. democracy, from academics, comedians, activists, and more<p>No matter who wins the U.S. presidential election on November 8, America’s got some grappling to do. This race has been full of sexism, racism, anti-Semitism, …

Sexual Harassment

How I Learned to Surrender During Sex.

Sex.<p>It’s an interesting topic.<p>For me it was a story that carried shame, pain, distrust and optimism. I always wanted to have really amazing sex. That …

29 books to read your kids if you want them to be kind and brave

There is little in this universe I love more than the end of my kids’ days. No matter how frazzled I am, or what superhuman efforts they put up to resist bedtime, snuggling up with them tucked in and a pile of books beside us is the tonic we need to end our days.<p>Kids’ books are beautifully simple. …

Books

The Best Foods for Every Vitamin and Mineral

Want to get your nutrients the natural way? We break down the best food sources for 20 of the most important.

How To Keep Her.

<i>I’m not gonna tell you to play with this with your lover, but. On Elephant’s Eco Mindful Market.</i><p>You have her attention and now she has yours.<p>You’re …

12 Little Known Laws of Karma That Will Change Your Life

Shares 8K<p>Most people view Karma as a punishment. The phrase, “karma is a b$&@!” comes quickly to mind. However, this is a misconception about karma …

3 Great Ways to Force Yourself to Be More Grateful (and a Lot Happier)

Most of us have amazing family members, friends, and other loved ones who love us back. Learn to appreciate what a gift that is. Most of us have good …

A psychologist says parents should do these 17 things to raise a more confident child

Confidence is one of the greatest gifts a parent can give their child.<p>Carl Pickhardt, a psychologist and author of 15 parenting books, says a kid who …

Self-improvement

9 Morning Detox Rituals That Will Change Your Life

Your morning detox rituals will set the tone for the day and can make all the difference in how many toxins you’re able to release. Follow as many of …

Detox

Experience: my attempt to go 21 days without a whinge ended up taking six months

Abstaining from complaining might sound easy – but this particular path to mindfulness is harder than it looks<p><b>Sunday 24 July 8.43am.</b> In the midst of the US presidential election, news breaks that WikiLeaks plans to release 20,000 hacked Democratic Party emails that will likely damage Hillary …

Hillary Clinton

Smart Ways to Approach a 7-Day Detox Diet

The thought of going on a seven-day detox diet can be incredibly daunting. With so many different diets touted online and in books, it’s tough to …

200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

It's tough staying healthy when you're eating the same boring bowl of oatmeal or lifeless salad day after day. Add a little much-needed pizzazz to …

No Spanking, No Time-Out, No Problems

A child psychologist argues punishment is a waste of time when trying to eliminate problem behavior. Try this instead.<p>Say you have a problem child. If it’s a toddler, maybe he smacks his siblings. Or she refuses to put on her shoes as the clock ticks down to your morning meeting at work. If it’s a …

Parenting

5 Reasons Why Everyone is Suddenly Putting Butter In Their Coffee

<b>(Last Updated April 8, 2016) –</b><b>There’s a new trend going around that may forever change the way you drink coffee. Instead of the usual cream and</b> …

Refrigerator Look Book: Dave Asprey

Most techies in Silicon Valley devote their lives to developing a new code or app. But Dave Asprey, a former Silicon Valley investor and …

Everything You Need to Know About 9 Important Supplements, From Vitamin A to Zinc

Raise your hand if, <i>occasionally</i>, “making dinner” looks more like eating hummus and pita chips out of the bag while standing up in your kitchen than …

The Happiness Dilemma And How To Avoid It: 3 Simple Steps to Love Your Life

The view from the peak is more enjoyable when you've enjoyed each step of the climb.<p>Ambitious individuals often fall victim to their desire for self-growth. By constantly preparing for the future or analyzing the past, successful people restrict themselves from being fully immersed in the present …