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The Coziest Books of All Time

There’s nothing we love more than cozying up under a blanket with a hot cup of tea and a great read—especially as the weather turns cold and those …

Before of the Crusades: 350 - 1095

Launched by Pope Urban II at the Council of Clermont in 1095, the First Crusade was the most successful. Urban gave a dramatic speech urging …

4 Interview Questions That Can Improve Your Hiring Results by 40 Percent | Inc.com

As the leader of a high-growth company, you should be spending at least 50 percent of your time on people-related functions like recruiting and hiring; more importantly, it should be spent <i>wisely.</i>That means not rushing into an interview winging it - as a matter of fact, research shows that hiring …

Employment

Alexander the Great Study Guide

Biography, Timeline, and Study Questions<p>Alexander the Great, King of Macedon from 336 - 323 B.C., may claim the title of the greatest military leader …

Ancient History

32 Books That Will Make You a More Well-rounded Person

Do you aspire to be one of those people who knows at least a little bit about everything?<p>There's any easy way to do it: Read everything!<p>You can't …

Books

The 6 Most Beautiful National Parks to Add to Your Travel Bucket List Stat

The term “bucket list” usually conjures images of foreign landscapes and exotic locations, the type of journey that involves passports and tons of …

101 Awesome Zen Proverbs and Sayings to Live Your Life By

You can’t really put Zen into words, but you can share some of its timeless wisdom in ways that lead you on the path to discovering the truth for …

These Six Slow Cooker Dinners Are Perfect When You Have A Busy Day

Just throw it in the slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to dinner!

Biggest mistakes parents make with their teens

If you enter two rooms of Candice Blansett-Cummins' otherwise immaculate home, you might need a mask to disguise the smell, along with some anti-bacterial soap.<p>That's because Blansett-Cummins is the mother of a 14-year-old and an 18-year-old, and she's learned to choose her battles.<p>One battle the …

Kelly Ripa

Guided Meditation For Clearing Negativity and Increasing Positivity

Today’s guided meditation for clearing negativity uses powerful guided visualization, deep relaxation, and creative imagination techniques. …

Meditation

How to Lead Versus Manage, to Improve Your Team's Success

To engage workers, step back from the day to day and focus on proactive, inspiring leadership rather than reactive, putting-out-fires management.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book</i> …

Leadership

Executive Function & Self-Regulation

<b>When children have opportunities to develop executive function and self-regulation skills, individuals and society experience lifelong benefits.</b> …

Harvard

How to practise mindfulness at work

Employees are more reachable than ever, making them less likely to switch off from work. Mindfulness has never been more important.<p>Employees are …

10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20 contributors, entrepreneurs, and thought leaders.</i><p>One of the best ways …

Self-improvement

Clean Eating Slow Cooker Recipes

From slow-cooked pull-apart pork for tacos to perfectly seasoned stews, clean eating slow cooker recipes are the perfect solution for a busy …

Cooking

Beyond Sex Ed: How To Talk To Teens About Love

Love — or infatuation, at least — is part of school, whether we want it to be or not. It's often school that gives us our first crush, our first dance-induced cold sweat, and that first bitter taste of heartbreak.<p>And so, on this Valentine's Day we ask: Should educators and parents be talking about …

Relationships

How to tell if your child's educational needs are being met at school

As a new school year begins, your child will most likely have a new teacher. With a new teacher comes a new opportunity for your child to learn the …

7 Quotes of a Lifetime | Inc.com

Many of us have our favorite quotes, and I have often wondered, what makes some statements so powerful that they stick out? What makes some phrases relevant for generations?<p>Experts tell us that humans are aspirational, and when challenges arise we often turn to words of wisdom for support and …

Leadership

Your Answer to This Question Will Determine Your Success in Life | Inc.com

Your time on this beautiful planet is brief.<p>The more consciously awake you become, the more you realize how short life really is.<p>You have no time to waste on pursuits that aren't taking you where you want to go.<p>If there is any form of internal conflict at all in the decisions you are making, you …

Motivation

This Natural Waterslide in North Carolina Is Well Worth a Trip

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>A waterslide isn't cool. You know what's cool? A natural rock waterslide.<p>We all need to reconnect …

North Carolina

Why Google, Twitter, And LinkedIn Employees Are Kicking These Seven Work Habits

We asked insiders at some of the top tech companies which bad habits they’re trying to cut out of their workdays. Here’s what they said.<p>By this time in January, some of that initial excitement around New Year’s resolutions may be starting to fade. Here we are, just a week away from the whateverness …

Productivity

Why self-care is an important part of parenting, and how to make time for it

In traditional ground-fought wars, the command post behind the lines would often have hot coffee, good food and dry clothes. Was this because the generals were selfish? Or because they deserved it for having made the highest ranks in the military?<p>No, it was because if the command fell or …

Parenting

Documentary 'The Anthropologist' looks at mothers and daughters, culture and climate change

The utterly winning documentary "The Anthropologist" takes a unique perspective on the field of anthropology through the lens of a pair of female anthropologists and their daughters. Margaret Mead's daughter, Mary Catherine Bateson, provides context and running commentary on her mother's work and …

Cognitive_behavioral therapy - WOW.com - Web Results

www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/<b>cognitive-behavioral-therapy</b>/...<p>Cognitive <b>behavioral therapy</b> — Learn about definition, risks and results of this …

Pay a Spooky Visit to Count Dracula's Castle

It's only the most famous vampire residence in the world.<p>It's the stuff of literary legend — and the view's not half bad either. That's right, you can actually visit the infamous Bran Castle in Transylvania, the fictional hilltop home of the world's most famous vampire, Count Dracula. And while …

Marie Kondo: How to clear out sentimental clutter

The very personal stuff in our homes is the hardest to lose but unless it ‘sparks joy in your heart’, says Marie Kondo, you should get rid of it. Here she tells us seven ways to effectively deal with the detritus of family life<p>Even if you’re good at clearing the clutter out of your home, the …

Minimalism

The power of talking sideways to children

Good family communication is the key to successful parenting at all stages, but it’s not always easy. We all know the advice about getting down to a toddler’s tantrumming level, offering a stroppy six-year-old a non-judgmental ear and giving a tired teenager peace to think and a cup of tea after a …

Parenting

A Mindfulness Expert Reveals 7 Morning Rituals That Will Change Your Life

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …