Sara Benson

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Top 10 Simple Ways to Make Yourself Happy Every Day

Want to be happier? Begin by being good to yourself. That may sound self-evident, but too many people skip this step and try to make themselves happy …

Happiness

Do you know that there are five emotional diseases that can eat away at your happiness? Here they are

If you have been feeling unhappy lately, you’re not alone.<p>According to a recent report on happiness conducted by The Harris Poll, only 1 in 3 Americans report being very happy. Another report, put together by Gallup and the health care data analytics firm Sharecare, confirms Americans are indeed …

Happiness

Opening The Injured Heart

I’d like to talk to you about a profound quality that we all have: the innate tenderness of our own heart, or <i>tsewa</i> in Tibetan. When it is warm with …

Spirituality

Amazon's Director of Learning Science shares 5 hacks to help you learn anything

Whether you're a student, an entry-level employee or an entrepreneur with your own company, learning is a vital part of getting ahead. Warren Buffett …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

13 High-Protein Meal Prep Recipes to Make This Sunday

13 meals in only four hours.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Spoon U and was written by Jennifer Wilcox. It has been given minor edits before re-posting.</i><p>Meal prep and I have a love-hate relationship. I really enjoy it throughout the week, because it makes my life easier. It allows me to sleep a …

Healthy Eating

25 Nifty Home Products That Will Help You Save Major Space

Living in a small home or owning a lot of belongings can make the task of organizing a real challenge. While it helps to declutter by tossing out things you don't need, you can also create more space by knowing how to manage your space. Luckily, there are a ton of clever products that can help you …

23 High-Protein Sheet Pan Dinners That Pretty Much Cook Themselves

I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Unfortunately the two go hand in hand, and unless you're a wizard who can zap away the mess, you kind of …

Sheet Pan

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 …

An 80-year Harvard study claims to have found the gateway to happiness

There are some things that money can’t buy. True friends and happiness are among them. In fact, an 80-year-long study at Harvard University claims …

Great Depression

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do to Build Emotional Intelligence

The most important thing when you're trying to learn a skill often is to just be quiet.<p><i>How can we improve our emotional intelligence? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jennifer</b> …

There Are 4 Types of Managers. One Is More Effective Than the Others

In a utopian corporate world, managers lavish a constant stream of feedback on their direct reports. This is necessary, the thinking goes, because organizations and responsibilities are changing rapidly, requiring employees to constantly upgrade their skills. Indeed, the desire for frequent …

Employment

The Top TED Talks of 2018 So Far -- and What You Can Learn From Them

Check out seven compelling speeches that offer key takeaways.<p>Inspiration can take many forms, but oftentimes, we find it through other people. That spark can be lit by a colleague, a friend, an acquaintance or even a complete stranger, and that last one is what TED -- a nonprofit with a mission to …

Brainwaves

This SimCity-Like Tool Lets Urban Planners See The Potential Impact Of Their Ideas

UrbanFootprint makes it easy to run simulations to see how a new plan might change traffic and commute times, the ability of kids to walk to school, access to jobs, energy use, the local economy, health, and carbon emissions.<p>When a state senator in California proposed a bill that would require …

Here’s Exactly What Halle Berry Eats Every Day on the Keto Diet

OK, we’re gonna be honest: We work out and eat pretty well, but our thighs and butt look <i>nothing</i> like Halle Berry’s. What’s her secret? In a recent …

Ketogenic Diet

Inspire Your Team by Living This One Leadership Principle From the U.S. Marines

Only an unselfish leader can earn the trust that is essential for small teams to succeed.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>JJDIDTIEBUCKLE. No I didn't just type a bunch of random letters on my keyboard. It’s the 14 leadership principles followed by the United States …

Small Business

With This 1-Minute Video, Will Smith Describes the 1 Thing That Separates People Who Achieve From Those Who Only Dream

Best of all, it that one thing applies to everyone -- and to every pursuit.<p>We all have goals. We all have dreams.<p>So what separates the people who achieve their goals and realize their dreams from those who don't?<p>Here's what Will Smith -- the Grammy Award winning, Oscar nominated actor, producer, …

6 Things the Most Organized People Do Every Day

<i>This piece originally appeared on</i> <i>Barking Up the Wrong Tree and Motto</i><p>Your life is busy. Work/life balance is a challenge. You feel like you’re …

Time Management

Warren Buffett Says You Should Ask This 1 Question to Become the Best Version of Yourself

The Oracle of Omaha offers some practical self-help advice.<p>Warren Buffett is well known for his finely honed ability to spot immensely profitable investment opportunities.<p>Besides his sage advice for investing in companies, though, Buffett has been known to share some of his time tested advice for …

5 Exercises That Train Your Brain for Happiness and Success

You have an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day. That's 70,000 chances to build yourself up or tear yourself down.<p>If you call yourself names, doubt …

Self-help

MoviePass now costs just $6.95/month to see one movie per day in theaters

MoviePass came under some heat earlier this month when it was discovered to be tracking its users' location more closely than originally believed, …

MoviePass

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

3 5-Minute Skills That Will Make Any Day a Success

They're quick, they're simple, and they can change everything.<p><i>What skills take less than 5 minutes to learn that everyone should know how to do? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by</b> …

What’s at stake in the Microsoft Supreme Court case

A mysterious email account raises questions about where your data lives<p>Say you sign up for a free email account. You live in country A, the tech company providing the email service is headquartered in country B, and the data center where the emails are stored is in country C. If the police in one …

The Differences Between Busy and Productive People

Are you a busy donkey or a productive unicorn?<p>The quest to be more effective at work has hatched misconceptions about what having a productive workday really means. It has also led most people into thinking that being busy is tantamount to being productive.<p>Here are some valuable insights into what …

Google launched its own job search engine – here's how it works

Google launched its own job search engine — here’s how it works<p>Looking for a job?<p>Just Google it.<p>The tech giant recently launched its own job search …

Why You Should Always Put a Coffee Filter In Your Flower Pot

Plants add vibrancy to our living spaces like nothing else quite can. And although tending to them isn't necessarily hard, they <i>are</i> living things that …

Coffee

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

The Target 100 Diet Tweaks Your Carb Intake to Help You Lose Weight and Feel Great

Over the years, we’ve heard lots of inspiring weight-loss success stories, but we’ve also seen a lot of diet dropouts. “The dieters who keep quitting …

Nutrition