Tiffany Allensworth

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22 Habits That Will Make Your Life a Little More Peaceful Each Day

<b>1. Throw out, sell or donate everything you don't need.</b> Use this guide to minimalism to help you decide what you're keeping in excess. If there's anything that will immediately release your anxiety and put you at ease, it's making the choice only to keep the physical things that either serve a …

5 Habits Of Effective Introverted Leaders

Introverts can be quiet changemakers. Here’s how they can adopt their leadership style in a world that won’t shut up.<p>Leadership is often associated with words like “charisma,” “power,” “outgoing,” and “confident.” As a result, introverted and quiet changemakers may have difficulties envisioning …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

It's usually seen in what you <i>don't</i> do.<p>In her book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," author Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach."<p>It's about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.<p>Here are 13 things mentally strong people do not do, …

Lacking Motivation? Follow These Steps to Get Back on Track.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not long ago, a business owner who reads my column asked me this question:<p><i>I was wondering what do you do when your motivation level is lacking, as well as your self esteem? What do you do to regain the motivation needed to move</i> …

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4 Steps to Get Your Life Together and Back on Track

You work hard—really hard—at your job. Your workload is heavy and you are always busy. You are the first one to get to the office and the last one to …

5-Minute Film Festival: Virtual Field Trips

Google Expeditions was the talk of the ISTE conference this summer; soon, teachers will be able to get pilot kits that include a set of inexpensive …

Let’s Get Every Kid in a Park

From sea to shining sea, our country is home to gorgeous landscapes, vibrant waterways, and historic treasures that all Americans can enjoy. But right now, young people are spending more time in front of screens than outside, and that means they are missing out on valuable opportunities to explore, …

National Parks

17 Billionaires Who Started Out Dirt Poor

When in need of inspiration from real life rags-to-riches tales, look to these CEOs.<p>Some of the world's wealthiest people started out dirt poor. These 17 rags-to-riches stories remind us that through determination, grit, and a little bit of luck anyone can overcome their circumstances and achieve …

London School of Economics

10 Truths Middle Schoolers Should Know

It's rare to hear anyone say they <i>loved</i> middle school. Even people with positive memories never tout it as the best years of their life.<p>Simply put, it's an awkward season. It's a time of constant changes, social shake-ups, swinging emotions, and intense pressures. If I've learned anything from …

17 Simple Habits That Make You Look More Professional

Unprofessional? Here are the behaviors that send the opposite, more positive message.<p><i>(A quick note before we get started. I wrote the following in response to reader feedback to another column: 10 Bad Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional. This post is the counterpoint to that one.)</i><p>Here's …

Self-awareness

Amazon.com : Take Control with Self Publishing

The 5 Most Frugal Habits of the World's Richest People | Inc.com

While occasionally rejecting the notions of materialism, most of us enjoy the idea of accumulating wealth. Having more money won't make all your problems go away, but in two nearly identical situations with the only difference being wealth, most of us would choose the wealthier scenario.<p>It's no …

Self-Talk and Self-Compassion

We talk to ourselves constantly throughout the day. It is believed by some researchers that we have between 12,000 and 50,000 plus thoughts every day -- although this has not been validated in the research. Regardless of the exact number of thoughts that parade through our minds each day -- when we …

13 Budget-Friendly Ways to Book a Last-Minute Summer Vacation

Planning a vacation this summer?<p>Before you book anything, take some time to make sure you’re getting the best deal possible on your travel! We’ve …

First computers recognized our faces, now they know what we’re doing

We haven't designed fully sentient artificial intelligence just yet, but we're steadily teaching computers how to see, read, and understand our world. Last month, Google engineers showed off their "Deep Dream," software capable of taking an image and ascertaining what was in it by turning it into a …

Artificial Intelligence

Windows 10's forced automatic updates are a good idea

Microsoft will force Windows 10 Home users to download and install updates to its operating system without any options to turn them off. A final version of the OS, distributed to testers this week, contains a clause in the end user license agreement (EULA) that reveals Windows 10 users will receive …

A font that automatically censors NSA “spook” words as they are written

Do you dare install this font on your computer?<p>The new font called <i>Seen</i> automatically crosses out words flagged in the list of sensitive “spook words” monitored by the National Security Agency (NSA). According to research by its creator, the NSA monitors about 30,000 trigger words and the UK spy …

Surveillance

Google offers free Fiber internet in public housing

Google will bring free high-speed internet to public housing projects in select cities, as part of a larger initiative by the Obama Administration to …

Melatonin Can Do Much More Than Help You Sleep

There's a reason melatonin is on many doctor's must-have anti-aging list and touted by celebrities like Suzanne Somers for its powerful ability to …

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“I don't care that they stole my idea . . I care that they don't have any of their own” ― Nikola Tesla

Transformers: Age of Extinction

In the fourth CGI-fueled Transformers actioner, Cade Yeager is a father trying to protect his daughter, Tessa, from the perils of the outside world. …

Tell Your Own Story: Write, Market and Publish Your First Book

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>May I ask you a personal question? When you look back over the past five years of your life, do you find yourself in the place you thought you’d be? Be honest. Have you:<p>Started that great business you had in your head five years …

Writing

Amazon May Pay Self-Published Authors No More Than $0.006 Per Page Read

So much for writing short.<p>Last month, Amazon took a page out of Spotify’s playbook, electing to start paying its self-published authors by the page rather than per download. The new model was put into action Wednesday–and it looks like the e-commerce giant may now pay writers no more than $0.006 …

2015 Summer TV Premiere Schedule: Dates For New And Returning Shows

Summer is a great time for family fun and outdoor activities, but the TV networks have started to put together plenty of programming meant to entice …

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Damn Delicious®<p>All recipes as seen on my blog (http://www.damndelicious.net), featuring appetizers, side dishes, easy weeknight meals, drinks and …

How to eloquently explain gaps on a resume

Like the glaring Fs on the report card of the adult world, resume gaps are viewed as imperfections on our work record. It happens to the best of us. …

Employment

Once Is Enough: 9 Great Films We Will Never Watch Again

Have you ever seen a terrific movie, and from the moment the credits roll you realize you will never watch it again? Specifically, we are talking …

The Greatest Movies We Never Want to See Again: ‘United 93′

Director Paul Greengrass used black box recordings from doomed United flight 93 to recreate the story, as faithfully as possible, of what took place …

Here's How Rich People Choose Their Friends

In most cases, your net worth mirrors the level of your closest friends. Is it time to start looking for some new friends?<p>I've asked that question hundreds of times on stage all over the world, and it never fails to get people fired up and even angry.<p>I'm not suggesting you go and unfriend all your …

Self-improvement

21 Short Videos Worth More Than an MBA

You can spend $250,000 and three years of your life to get an MBA or spend a day watching these videos. Your choice.<p>If you're determined to get a job that requires an MBA, by all means spend the time and money to get one. However, if you want to know more about business than 99.9 percent of your …

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