Patricia Mendoza

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É mesmo necessário dormir oito horas por noite?

A disposição ao acordar está ligada aos diferentes estágios do sono. Se você tem dificuldade para levantar ao ouvir o despertador, saiba por que pode …

13 One-Pot Thanksgiving Recipes to Make Dinner Easy

If there’s one holiday where you can take a rain check on your #eatclean lifestyle and gobble up turkey, pie and everything in between like it’s your job, it’s <i>definitely</i>Thanksgiving . But before you eat it, you have to actually *make* it… which is the hard part. If cooking isn’t your strong suit, …

Cooking

Best Party Appetizer Recipes

Start your party off right with these party food ideas and easy appetizer recipes for dips, spreads, finger foods, and appetizers.<p>Start the party off …

Five Tips to Help Manage the Devastating Effects of Stress

From meditation to exercise to psychotherapy, these techniques can help mitigate stress…<p><i>Five strategies—from meditation to exercise to</i> …

Mindfulness

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

The 4 Types of Mentors You Need in Your Life to Succeed

Meet the 4 C's--different types of people who make up a personal board of directors. Without them, you'll have a much harder time achieving success.<p>It's September, which means a whole new class of graduates--as Prince once sang--is getting "through this thing called life."<p>That means along the way, …

Self-improvement

inDinero CEO Jessica Mah shares 5 books that have transformed her business - Bizwomen

Entrepreneur Jessica Mah devours nonfiction — from CEO memoirs to political biographies to wonky business books. And last year, she read more than …

Customer Service

How To Survive The Career Apocalypse

You probably lived something similar to that horrible feeling before.<p>It’s 8:25AM on a Monday. Your annoying alarm clock wakes you up for the fifth …

Employment

Beware These Tricks for Making You Look Bad in Meetings

Ah, meetings. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them.<p><b>Being happy at work</b> is important, of course. Being with other people generally boosts …

World Bank

Break the Rules and Get a Great Job

Our client Christopher knew something was wrong. "It just didn't make sense," he said. "I job-hunted for six months as a full-time job. I customized …

Employment

10 Quotes on Persistence to Help You Keep Going

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article was originally published on July 29, 2014.</i><p>Entrepreneurship is a labor of love, and like any great love, that often means a lot of passion and a lot of persistence to reach your happily ever after. There are …

Motivation

Networking Basics for Regular People

Competition for jobs is fierce but networking is one way of differentiating yourself as a stellar candidate. Recently, I read the e-book, "Stop Job …

The Perfect Time To Teach Your Kids About Money Is Earlier Than You Think

Whether we like it or not, money decisions permeate just about every aspect of our adult lives. Everything from going to the grocery store to filling up the gas tank to what college we choose involves money decisions.<p>Even if money is far from what is most important to you, it’s impossible to get …

TurnYour Kids into Millionaires

Josh Nicholas, 24, skipped the parties at the University of Delaware and spent his weekends working at a restaurant. Now he's about to buy a house.

Tax Heavens and Hells for Travelers

Does your summer family vacation budget include a line item for taxes? It should, because depending on your destination, taxes on hotels, rental cars …

Travel

17 Red Flags for IRS Auditors

Ever wonder why some tax returns are eyeballed by the Internal Revenue Service while most are ignored? Short on personnel and funding, the IRS …

Finance

13 Common Money Mistakes -- And Their Solutions

By Laura Shin<br>Sometimes it feels like being good with your money is hard. And being bad with your money? Well, you think, that’s <i>easy</i>. But actually, all that's required to be good with your money is a set of simple tasks. It’s just a matter of getting them done. Here, some financial planners weigh in …

6 Surprising Ways Thinking Like A Freak Can Help You Succeed

The authors of the bestselling Freakonomics and SuperFreakonomics, are out with a new book, Think Like a Freak, which opens with a timely story.<p>You’re one of the world’s best soccer players, in the World Cup final, and the match has come down to penalty kicks. As you stare down the goalie, you must …

Is it worth $100 to skip airport security lines?

(Reuters) - (The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)<p>An airline passenger and her baby wait in line before passing through Transportation Security Administration (TSA) security checkpoint at Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California February 20, …

It's The First Day Of The Rest Of Your Investing Life

You know the old grade-school joke, I’m sure.<p>“What day is it?” Answer: “The first day of the rest of your life.”<p>Corny, I know, but thought-provoking as well. The past really is the past. Whatever happens next in your life is about what you do or don’t do today and tomorrow and the next day. It’s a …

What is the One Thing Holding You Back?

Tweet26<p>Pin<p>Share16<p>Flip<p>+15<p>47 Shares<p><b>The following article is from Melanie, our new staff writer.</b> Melanie is in the beginning phase of her journey to …

Debt Management

8 Ways to Take a Break at Work (and Still Look Busy)

If you spend your day in an office, a cubicle, a dark room, or behind a desk, chances are good that — at some point — you are going to lose focus, …

Frugal Living

Improve work performance with 2 power moves

Under pressure at work? Big meeting? Nerves can sabotage boardroom presentations, sales pitches and one-on-one sessions with the boss.<p>In this week's Money Quick Tips video, USA TODAY contributor Regina Lewis looks at two power moves that can keep you from choking under pressure and enhance your …

20 Things You'll Regret Every Time After Doing

“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” – John Barrymore. Regrets are a part of life, but they don’t have to be a major part of …

A Step-by-Step Process to Teach Yourself Anything (in a Fraction of the Time)

Have you ever wanted to learn something, but weren’t sure where to start? Maybe you want to learn a language, programming or business. Maybe you want …

How to Start a New Healthy Habit in Just 20 Seconds

By Shawn Achor<p>256 pages; Crown Business<p>Available at Amazon| Barnes & Noble | Indiebound<p>In allowing himself to be swept along this path, Ted had …

A New Strategy For Breaking Old Habits (That Actually Works)

Illustrated by Mary Schafrath.<p>In my forthcoming book on habits — the most fascinating subject ever — I explore the various strategies that we can use …

Employment

The Habits of Successful People: They Do The Painful Things First

Before I became an entrepreneur, I went to business school. While studying for my MBA, there was one lesson that I learned which has proved to be …

Success