Shawn Gentry

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Amazon’s new ‘Alexa Blueprints’ let anyone create custom Alexa skills and responses

Amazon this morning is introducing “Alexa Blueprints,” a new way for any Alexa owner to create their own customized Alexa skills or responses, without needing to know how to code. The idea is to allow Alexa owners to create their own voice apps, like a trivia game or bedtime stories, or teach Alexa …

Smart Homes

20 Simple Habits That Will Make You Happier

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

Happiness

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

Nutrition

Richard Branson Says You Should Do 3 Things to Achieve More Happiness in 2018 | Inc.com

Every year, it is estimated that one in four people struggle with a mental health problem. In fact, according to <i>Psychology Today</i>, an estimated 15 million Americans a year struggle with depression.<p>One of my own family members has grappled with depression for decades, so I understand it firsthand. …

Happiness

Apple Pie Baked Apples

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cut the Grannysmith apple and 1 Honeycrisp apple into a small dice (about 2½ cups) and place in a medium-sized bowl. Add 3 …

Baking

Swamped With Work? Try the DDAD Formula to Get Things Done | Inc.com

If you constantly find yourself wrestling with a to-do list that's longer than the Pan-American Highway (and who doesn't), then this post is for you.<p>Productivity experts give all sorts of tips, techniques, and hacks to get more stuff done, and most of them focus on doing things faster, so you can …

Time Management

Daydream – Daydream View

Get the latest news from the Google VR team.<p>By clicking “Sign Up”, you agree to receive emails in accordance with Google’s Privacy Policy. You may …

Google Daydream

Samsung Gear VR vs Google Daydream View: Which should you buy?

Discovering that your phone can act as the brain for a VR headset is pretty great. You drop the phone into a headset, strap that headset to your …

Virtual Reality

Here are 10 little-known morning habits of mentally tough people

You don’t need to act physically tough to appear mentally strong.<p>A strong mindset is one that’s disciplined, determined and consistent. It’s a …

Spiritual Master Osho Reveals the 4 Key Steps to Mindfully Deal With Difficult Emotions

If there’s one thing we all want, it’s to be emotionally stable. Keeping our emotions in check allows us to be compassionate, productive and focused …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

7 Brutal Lessons that Ultimately Make Life Beautiful

The reason for our suffering, in all walks of life, is our resistance to the truth.Sometimes it’s brutally hard to accept life’s greatest lessons. …

Happiness

How tall is Daniella Kertesz

Image Result For How Tall Is Daniella Kertesz<p>Watch Video Deo Caseiro Mulher Fudendo free video on MecVideos.Enter a digit Phone Number. Full report …

Life Is Not Supposed To Be Fair, We're Supposed to Learn To Live With It

It is uncommon to hear someone say, “I invested $1 million in stocks yesterday. There is no way I wouldn’t earn money.” This is easily understood – …

Nach Waxman’s Beef Brisket

1K<p>2K<p>12<p>Shares 3K<p>Over the holidays, we were in the U.S. to spend time with my family (and – <i>gulp</i> – to see my editor…), and I made brisket for Romain. He …

BBQ

9 Power-Packed Books to Help You Live Your Best Life Ever

"The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go" - Dr. Seuss<p>My friend told me he doesn't read.<p>What?<p>I was in disbelief. It's like saying you don't want to be healthy, so you don't exercise. Or that you don't want to impact the world, so you …

Penguin Random House

Make 2017 the year you become an elite coder with this top-down training

It’s one of those perennial New Year’s resolutions for the tech-inclined: learning to code. If you’re in the dark about where to start, look no further than this Learn to Code 2017 course collection. You can now get this 10-pack of coding tutorials from TNW Deals… for any price you want to pay.<p>To …

5 Shoulder Stretches for Tight Shoulders

Between sitting at a computer all day, staring down at our phones, and lugging around ridiculously heavy bags, it’s not surprising that shoulder pain is a rising health concern among young women.<p>The truth is, most concentrated tension is caused by misalignment, which causes muscles to firm up and …

Your Most Important Resolution for 2017? Forget About Time Management and Do This Instead | Inc.com

As 2016 draws to a close and the new year approaches, many of us take the time to reflect and make some resolutions to change our behavior or maybe even our way of thinking:<p>What went wrong that I can correct?<p>What can I do better?<p>What can I change to make me more effective?<p>How can I use my time more …

Time Management

18 bad habits you should break in 2017 to be more productive

While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Below are 18 things you should stop doing right now to become more productive.

Time Management

The Science Behind How Mindfulness Can Help Break Negative Thought Patterns

Remember that time you really embarrassed yourself, and you play it over and over in your head, cringing a little each time? Or how about your inability to ask for a raise or promotion you deserve because you have told yourself so many times you are not worth it? You let it stew, creating …

Mindfulness

11 successful people share the unusual beliefs that helped them reach the top

Conventional wisdom too often yields conventional results. These entrepreneurs succeed where others don't because they hold some unusual beliefs that create massive results for their businesses. Learn from their ideas below to make your own venture a success.

Entrepreneurship

The Role of Color in Branding (Infographic)

The color of your logo will determine how it is perceived.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The power of color is often underestimated by consumers. But marketers spend a lot of time thinking about this important element.<p>In fact, color is one of the biggest factors that …

Marketing

The Best Foods to Beat Depression

It probably won’t surprise you to hear that I’m not a fan of psychiatry. Psychiatric drugs are some of the most over-prescribed, useless, and even …

Michael F. Cannon: To stop Trump, Clinton should release her electors to vote for another Republican

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2016, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

This One Weekly Habit Will Boost Your Productivity, Improve Your Health and Make You Happy | Inc.com

It's been a tough week. You're behind on some important deadlines. Your customers want more from you than you can give. Or maybe you don't have enough customers and desperately need to find new ones. As always, you're worried about cash flow.<p>What should you do this weekend? Make sure to take a day …

Time Management

Yoga Poses to Prevent Back Pain By Improving Flexibility

This series of four poses was designed in collaboration with Back Pain Expert Anne Asher to prevent back pain by improving basic spinal flexibility, …

Personal Finance

Master These 10 Psychological Tricks You can Influence Others Easily

Have you ever wanted to mess with a person’s mind just to show how much of a ‘mind hacker’ you are?<p>Or you simply just want to find out something from …