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15 of the Best and Most Unusual Online Courses for Entrepreneurs

Improve your outlook, boost your marketability and get a leg up on trends with these digital lesson sessions.<p>14 min read<p>Real-world experience is the world’s best teacher, but there’s a wealth of knowledge online to help teach ourselves what we don’t have the opportunity to learn from a mentor or …

Artificial Intelligence

13 Books About The English Language That Will Change What You Know About Writing And Reading

Language is a funny thing. If you're reading this sentence, for example, there's a good chance that you speak and understand English perfectly well. …

Linguistics

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its dynamic young cousin sophrology

Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still and focus on breathing, the ubiquitous mindfulness apps, self-help sheets and courses in schools and workplaces are …

Mindfulness

I went through hell to get pregnant, and the pain casts a shadow on motherhood

February 2014. My parents and I look at my week-old son as he sleeps in my arms. It's your typical heartwarming scene. "Wasn't all this worth it?" my …

Eight People on Why They Chose to Not Have Kids

Non-parents are pushing back against harmful, outdated stereotypes that they're selfish or immature just because they are choosing to remain childfree.<p>Non-parents are pushing back against harmful, outdated stereotypes that they’re selfish or immature just because they are choosing to not have kids. …

Your Tampon Could Save Your Life

After Ridhi Tariyal's doctor refused to test her fertility, she discovered that sometimes the most ingenious inventions are fueled by anger.<p>Ridhi …

These Foods *Could* Help Increase Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant, New Research Finds

Trying to get pregnant is stressful enough without trying to follow all the dos and don'ts of fertility. However, just in case you wanted something …

Why You Shouldn't Wear Underwear To Bed, And Other Surprising Things To Know About Vaginal Discharge

Photo, iStock.<p>Considering that everyone who has a vagina deals with vaginal discharge, it’s a little strange that the topic feels almost taboo. …

The Oocyte and Its Development From Primordial Germ Cell to Ovum

An oocyte is an immature egg (an immature ovum). Oocytes develop to maturity from within a follicle. These follicles are found in the outside layer …

What I Wish I Knew Before I Froze My Eggs

The moment I decided to freeze my eggs is probably not unique. I bolted out of bed — one I hadn’t shared with anyone in over a year — and had a …

7 Ways Acupuncture Changes Your Brain, According To Science

Most everyone knows what acupuncture is, but do you <i>actually</i> know how it affects you? The age-old practice has been around for at least two thousand …

Women who want to conceive should adopt a healthy diet years earlier

Women who are hoping to conceive should go on a diet years before, new research suggests.<p>Writing in The Lancet, medics said the vast majority of women of reproductive age were not nutritionally prepared for pregnancy - putting the long-term health of their children at risk.<p>Those thinking about …

Pregnancy

Common Vitamin Has Been Linked to a Higher Risk of Acne

Well, that's unfortunate.<p>Vitamin B12 - found in many meat and dairy products and taken as a supplement for better brain function and to stave off …

How to Research and Plan Your Blog Content for a Year

Do you use a blog to connect with customers and prospects? Wondering how to plan and publish strategic content on a consistent schedule? In this …

Nine Types of Video to Help You Close Sales

The digital landscape today is so vast and fast-paced that brands need to adapt quickly if they don't want to be left behind. It used to be that …

3 Tips for Presenting in English When You’re Not a Native Speaker

As a coach and international business school instructor, I have worked with hundreds of current and future leaders who are accomplished, bright, and capable — and who quickly lose their confidence and competence when making business presentations. For a subset of these leaders — those who need to …

6 Reasons You Must Write A Book (And How To Write It In 48 Hours Or Less)

Your book is the perfect billboard, business card, and elevator speech which people can get "at a glance," and immediately.<p>Mike Koenigs was on a flight from to South by South West when he heard an interesting conversation happening one row ahead of him.<p><i>"Do you know who that is a few rows ahead?"</i> …

12 fitness myths that are doing more harm than good

1/<p>Myth: For any real benefits, you need to hit the gym for at least an hour or sweat it out several times a week in a fitness class.<p>Truth: For better …

9 signs that you have a healthy diet even if it doesn't feel like it

These days, it can feel like we're constantly bombarded with advertising and messaging about being healthy, which often includes only eating certain foods or following trendy diets that restrict entire food groups.<p>Traditional advertising paired with social media will have you think that eating a …

240: 7 Social Media Trends I Noticed at Social Media Marketing World

Key Themes and Trends from the Social Media Marketing World Conference<p>In today’s episode, I want to share seven trends people were talking about at …

Social Media

What We Know (and Don’t Know) About How to Lose Weight

The endless array of diets that claim to help you shed pounds tend to fall into two camps: low fat or low carbohydrate. Some companies even claim that genetics can tell us which diet is better for which people.<p>A rigorous recent study sought to settle the debate, and it had results to disappoint …

Impress Your Readers With These 4 Infographic Tools

Increase Your Online Reach With These Infographic ToolsVisual content is a must when it comes to standing out with your readers. Including a mix of …

13 Supplement or Medication Combos You Should Never Mix

Millions of us take vitamins, minerals, and other supplements daily to improve our health and well-being—but taking certain pills together can create …

9 beauty products that dermatologists want you to stop wasting money on

You work hard for your money, and you deserve products that work hard to keep your skin and hair looking great. But, alas, that's not always what you get. We discovered nine that don't live up to their promises (and often high price tag) and got the scoop on what to use instead for beautiful …

Why you don't need to cut out sugar to improve your health

Not long ago, fat was the evil dietary villain. Before that it was salt. Now the sugar-free diet has exploded onto the health and wellness scene – …

Nutrition

The $1.80 Instagram Strategy To Grow Your Business or Brand

A lot of you that follow me have been asking for the strategy regarding how to grow your Instagram account. So here it is.This is by far one of the …

How to Sell

If you want to learn how to sell, how to win in business, and how to get new customers, this article is for you. How To Sell in 2018Sales, sales, …

Marketing

23 Ideas for Marketers Wondering What to Post on Instagram [Infographic]

If you've hit a creative roadblock, or if you just feel like your Instagram posts are getting stale, check out this infographic by social media …

Infographics

Breaking the cycle: women are learning to love their hormones

The grand plan, the plan to end the Second World War, was inspired by the docility of Paula Hitler. You don’t hear much about Paula, do you, the lesser-known Hitler, who worked as a secretary while big brother Adolf was upstairs doing the Holocaust? But yes, inspired by Paula, British spies planned …

Women's Health

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …