Susan Pruitt

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How I Trained Myself To Wake Up On Time Without An Alarm

Half the battle is figuring out how much sleep your body needs, and the other half is consistency.<p>Sleep is one of my favorite things. I adore it. I’ve never been one for alarms, though. Potentially because they mark the end of my sleeping.<p>I started working remotely a few years ago, and …

12 Things to Stop Doing Right Now if You Want to Be Successful in 2017

Consider these changes to set you on the winning path in the new year.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A new calendar year always offers an opportunity for a fresh start and provides an additional pinch of motivation to banish some habits that have stopped serving you …

Kitchen Design Idea - Pull-Out Counters

No matter how much counter space you have, when it’s time to start preparing food, there never seems to be quite enough room. Pull-out counters are a …

You Only Need 5 Hours A Week To Be Successful (With This Learning Approach)

We have all heard of, and probably some of us have tried to apply, the famous “10,000-hour rule” by Malcolm Gladwell, which states that spending …

Micro Apartment With Sliding Furniture And An Open Design

When downsizing became popular a while back in Hong Kong, the houses and apartments started getting smaller and smaller. Soon after that, a micro …

Interior Design

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Self-help

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

1,000+ Easy Ways to Be Your Best Self

People think being the best you is this long, epic journey of self-discovery, hard work and therapy. But really, it’s as easy as forming key habits …

Athletic Apparel

A marriage ends without tears, and her friends jump to the wrong conclusion

Adapted from an online discussion.<p><i>Dear Carolyn: I am ending my marriage after confirming my suspicions that my husband has been unfaithful at various points throughout our marriage.</i><p><i>We have two small children and this will be hard, perhaps terribly so, but the thought of staying in the marriage for</i> …

These 11 Rules Will Change Your Life Forever

There are people on this planet who wake up every day and don’t know why.<p>It’s those who ask this question and follow through with action that live …

9 Helpful Tips That Will Boost Your Productivity At Home

Working from home can actually result in greater productivity — Workopolis found in their poll that 90% of people believe telecommuting actually …

Productivity

Listing Best Practices

VeRO - Sell branded products safely<p>The Verified Rights Owner (VeRO) program allows owners of intellectual property rights and their authorized representatives to report listings that may infringe on those rights, protecting you from selling potentially counterfeit items.<p>Save time with bulk …

How Do You Know That You Love Somebody? Philosopher Martha Nussbaum’s Incompleteness Theorem of the Heart’s Truth, from Plato to Proust

“The alternations between love and its denial, suffering and denial of suffering … constitute the most essential and ubiquitous structural feature of the human heart.”<p>“The state of enchantment is one of certainty,” W.H. Auden wrote in his commonplace book. “When enchanted, we neither believe nor …

This Singular Personality Trait Can Predict Career Failure

<i>A version of this article originally appeared on Inc. Sign up for my newsletter to get my articles straight to your inbox.</i><p>I dislike myself.<p>I fear the worst.<p>I change my mood a lot.<p>I am easily disturbed.<p>I get stressed out easily.<p>I am full of doubt.<p>I feel threatened easily.<p>These are sample statements …

Therapy for Self Doubt, Therapist for Self Doubt

<b>Self-doubt</b> can be understood as a feeling of uncertainty regarding one or more aspects of the self, such as confidence or likability. Some degree of …

It's Okay To Be Unsure About What You Want In Life Once In A While

It’s about looking at what you have and who you have and be grateful. It’s about being proud of yourself no matter what you chose in the end.

12 people describe exactly what it feels like when someone doesn't love you back

Love is one of those magical things in life we just can’t quite put into words. Falling in love with someone and having them love you back in the …

Relationships

Don't let your router be a gateway for cycbercriminals

Many of us give little thought to our routers, but they are very important to our digital lives — and if you are reading this online, you are using one.<p>A router is a networking device used to transfer data between your computer and the Internet. Routers also are an essential part of your home …

Identity Theft

‘We're very close. We couldn't not be’: the secret to a friendly divorce

A few weeks ago, a man came to stay at my house and he and I made so much noise at 1am that we feared we might wake the children. The next morning at breakfast, we had to explain ourselves and apologise.<p>The man was my ex-husband, and he was telling me an anecdote in the early hours that had us both …

Relationships

Here's How Big the Opportunity Could Be for Marijuana Stocks

Wins by pro-pot advocates are ushering in a gold rush of interest in marijuana stocks. Some marijuana companies will be winners and others will be losers, but they'll all have a chance to compete in what GreenWave Advisors estimates could be a $25 billion market in 2021. Are you prepared to profit …

Unbreakable Rules Everyone Should Follow in a Relationship

While we love to love love, it’s important to note that being in a committed relationship can be difficult, sometimes. One thing is for certain; romantic partnerships don’t come with a handbook. (Although we wish they did!) Don’t worry — that’s where we come in with our top relationship rules …

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

Tiny Amounts of LSD for Depression

Instead of an “acid trip,” she took an “acid errand.”<p>Throughout Ayelet Waldman’s entire life, she’s been “held hostage by the vagaries of mood,” as she explains in her new book, <i>A Really Good Day</i>. She is a bestselling author, mom of four, and devoted wife, but her mental illness threatened it all. …

Medicine

Every Successful Relationship is Successful for the Same Exact Reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of …

To change your life, learn how to trust your future self

Being a human is hard. We know the sorts of choices we ought to make, and we earnestly intend to make them, but when the time comes, we don't. We …

Pushing the limits and configure an apartment for living and working under 500 square feet - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog

Architects: Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture<br>Location: East Villa, New York, USA<br>Year: 2008<br>Area: 500 ft²/ 47 m²<br>Photo courtesy: Frank Oudeman, Sean …

Career Coach: Want to achieve your goals this year? Write them down!

<b>By Nicole Coomber,</b> <i>Special to The Washington Post</i><p>Every year at this time, the gyms are packed. Self-help books are on sale. Folks are arriving early …

Words of Affirmation Love Language: Top Tips and Examples

Words of Affirmation Love Language: Top Tips and Examples<p>Updated on February 14, 2018<p>Words of Affirmation<p>This article centres on the "Words of …

Some Romance Really Is Necessary To Keep A Marriage Strong

When my husband and I were first dating, we spent the first few months of our relationship long-distance. And because we courted before the iRomance …