Shannan Powell

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31 Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

When you're a Las Vegas local, the clanging of slot machines in the McCarran Airport arrivals area signals you're home, but for everyone else it's a …

Las Vegas

10 Regrets Too Many People Will Have in 10 Years

In the final decade of his life, my grandfather woke up every single day at 7AM, picked a fresh wild flower on his morning walk, and took it to my …

Wildflowers

Vegan Candy Guide

Whether it's Halloween, Valentine's Day, or a birthday party, some celebrations seem to call for a bit of candy. But what do you do if a vegan is …

10 Annoying Leadership Habits

Sep 25, 2016 By Maurice Decastro In Advice<p>Leadership is probably one of the most written about skills in business today.<p><i>‘In a world where, faster,</i> …

A 7-Day Weight-Loss Workout Plan

If you’re looking for a workout plan that can help you lose weight, adding more sweat sessions to your weekly routine is a great place to start. And …

Exercise

20 ways for busy people to converse with God

Boisterous children, unwashed dishes, office deadlines and a cozy bed at the end of a long day — all of these can call to us more loudly than the …

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

Harvard Business School

Choose a Challenge: 5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money

There's a lot of power in the concept of the personal challenge. Even those who self-describe as the 'laziest' among us can find the motivation and …

Clean eating basics: It's surprisingly easier than you think

You might be surprised to learn that before the term "clean eating" became a buzzword, we used to call it simply "healthy eating."<p>Cleaning eating means choosing real foods in their whole, natural state.<p>Despite many popular interpretations — from Martha Stewart to Gwyneth Paltrow to "Eat Clean Live …

Saturated Fats

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

Success

10 Embarrassing Writing Mistakes I See Way Too Often

Do you hate to write? You’re definitely not alone. Many people do. And while it’s hard to name all the reasons people dread writing, there is one …

6 Ways to Liberate Yourself From Toxic Habits!

We've all been in situations where it feels as if your life is on replay, as if you were in a time loop.<p>Things are happening, events are exchanging but somehow its all the same experiences day after day... Monotonous. Different situations yet the same outcome. When this occurs it often takes a lot …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

I Lost 70 Pounds from Healthy Eating, Exercise, and Betting Money on My Success

Sara Bibee took a gamble on her weight loss—literally.

7 Habits Of The Best Public Speakers

Want to nail that next presentation? Use these seven tips.<p>Whether it’s a keynote speech for thousands or a sales meeting for a dozen, we’ve all seen speakers who keep the audience hanging on every word—and those who have their audiences counting the minutes until they can leave the room. Some folks …

Economic Data

Be Happier: 9 Things the Happiest People Never Do

How you think--and what you do--matters a lot more than what you have.<p>Many people think happiness, both professional and personal, is based on having a bigger house, nicer car, larger income. It's all about better, faster, higher, <i>more</i>.<p>Yet the happiest people I know focus a lot more on what they <i>do</i>, …

Happiness

4 common misconceptions about money that could be holding you back from getting rich

According to self-made millionaire David Bach, you don't have to earn a lot of money to get rich. You don't even need remarkable willpower to build a fortune.<p>Bach exposes these misconceptions, and more, in his book "The Automatic Millionaire."<p>Before you write yourself off as an "average earner," …

What It's Like to Have No Real Friends

You'd never know by looking at my Instagram account, but I'm super-lonely and it's all my fault.<p>If you were to look at my Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter, it would seem that I have lots of close friends — but the truth is, I'm one of the loneliest people I know.<p>I don't have a significant other, I …

17 Verbal Habits of Highly Likable People

It starts with what you say--and what you know not to say.<p>We all know a few people--probably just a few, actually--who win over everyone they meet. Their charisma is hard to quantify, and yet it makes others feel at ease and drawn to them.<p>How do they do it? One of two ways: either they're born with …

Body Language

Breakfast every day! The healthy habits of the naturally lean

Maintaining or losing weight is a battle many people lose. Then, there are a select few who seem to breeze through life in perfectly healthy shape, with their scales never budging and their bodies staying trim as the years go by.<p>Besides good genes, what are their habits? And what are they doing …

Nutrition

How To Organize Your Closet In 12 Easy Steps

<b>Clutter is rarely this glamorous. Experts explain their simple strategies for sorting all your things--and why being organized is so deeply satisfying.</b><p><i>By Liana Schaffner, Allure</i><p>Photo: @LAURENCARUSO_/INSTAGRAM<p>Just consider: The word "lose" is wedged right in the middle of "closet." The subliminal …

World's 20 best places to invest in property

How skinny people stay skinny

The eating routines of slender people seem counterintuitive to those who have struggled with their weight: adults who maintain a healthy weight reported that they don't diet.<p>Well, mostly they don't.<p>Researchers at the Cornell University Food and Brand Lab took a look at the eating and workout habits …

Fitness

Everything You Need To Know about How To Eliminate Excess Body Fat.

Losing stomach and face fat changes your appearance -- and improves your health.<br>The body deposits excess calories as fat in a layer under the skin …

10 Motivational Ways To Fight Your Laziness

No matter how efficiently we work, at some point during the day, we tend to become lazy. We start postponing things, indulge in activities that are a …

8 Simple Ways Parents Can Teach Kids to Get Organized

Kids with ADHD and other learning difficulties typically have trouble getting organized, managing their time and making the transition to living …

Kids

What I learned being the only woman in the room

It’s not exactly breaking news, but in case you haven’t heard, women face an uphill battle in the business world.<p>Examples can be found everywhere: women are judged – even by other women – more harshly than men are for trying to negotiate higher compensation for their work. Our mistakes follow us …

People Who Meet Their Goal Weights Eat More of This Specific Type of Food

Well this shouldn't be hard at all.<p>According to data from MyFitnessPal, the app that tracks your fitness goals and progress, users who came within five percent of their weight-loss goals all had one thing in common: Getting their fiber on.<p>The company looked at data from the app’s 150 million users …

80 Years Later: How to Win Friends & Influence People Is a Strange Version of Self-Help

Dale Carnegie’s <i>How to Win Friends & Influence People</i> is one of the best selling self-help books of all time. The book has influenced a wide range of …

This Simple Tip to Learn Maths Equations Actually Works

The answer is at your fingertips.<p>There are lots of different strategies for maximising your learning potential, but one of the easiest study-boosters …