Torri Shepherd

31 Flips | 1 Magazine | 9 Likes | @TorriShepherd | Keep up with Torri Shepherd on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Torri Shepherd”

What's to know about itchy gums?

There are many reasons why gums can itch, from an allergic reaction to issues with teeth. What are the possible causes, and are itchy gums an early …

Dentistry

Tell Siri This for a Witty Response

Since her launch, Siri has had a ton of jokes hidden up her virtual assistant sleeve. Today a new one is being passed around the web: Tell Siri “I …

10 Essential Oil Scents to Help Improve Your Daily Life

It's easy to get addicted to essential oils: they're wonderful for diffusing lovely scents into our homes and a sense of calm within our lives. But …

8 ways to inject the ~sexy~ back into a sexless relationship

Make time for your relationship and the sex will follow.<p>We all know relationships are ever-changing. While you may have been ripping each other's pants off and having sex five times a day at the beginning, work/general life stresses can get in the way once you're more comfortable with each other. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

5 Honest revelations Jay-Z made in his new album 4:44 - IBTimes India

Songstress Beyonce's rapper husband Jay-Z has returned with his new album 4:44 since his last release, Magna Carta Holy Grail, in 2013.<p>Jay-Z dropped …

12 Life-Changing Habits You Can Honestly Start Today

Ridiculously simple. H/T Quora

31 Days to a Clutter-Free Home

1 of 11<p>Days 1-5: The Warm Up<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Days 6-8: The Bedroom<p>3 of 11<p>Day 9-10: The Closet<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Days 11-14: The …

10 Literary Classics Every Business Leader Should Read

If you only stick to business books and biographies, you're not learning as much as you could.<p>Biographies of inspirational figures, leadership how-to titles, and management case studies will all give you great insights on how to be a better entrepreneur and leader, but if that's all you read, …

Why does every woman I know say she’s exhausted?

In a few short years, it seems like every woman I know, and many of the ones I treat, have gone from saying, “I’m so busy” to “I’m so tired.” And …

25 Mindfulness Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life | HelloCare

I’ve been studying eastern philosophy for a few years now and I honestly feel blessed with every lesson I learn. The greatest thing about practicing …

Why It Hurts So Much When a Friendship Ends

There are few among us who haven't had to deal with the heartache and anxiety that comes with a platonic breakup.<p>It's expected that a romantic breakup will wreck you emotionally. Breakup albums are abundant to the point of cliché, and there's approximately a billion books and movies on the …

Why Smart People Make Stupid Decisions

We’ve all been there.<p>We make what we think is a rational decision. And then seconds, minutes or days later we wonder “What was I thinking?!” Was it a temporary lapse of sanity? Were we just distracted and decided anyway?<p>We knew it wasn’t the right decision or the best decision, but in that moment, …

Critical Thinking

The Drink Order That Science Says Identifies People as Psychopaths

We sometimes judge others by their drink of choice. Rosé drinkers come with certain stereotypes, just as someone who drinks whiskey on the rocks …

From Selma to Montgomery: 5 Things You May Not Know About 'Bloody Sunday'

Thousands of people in Alabama crossed the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma into Montgomery on Sunday to recreate a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement on its 52nd anniversary.<p>On March 7, 1965, images of police beating and throwing tear gas at 600 marchers flashed across television screens …

A financial planner explains how to start investing with $100

You see, if you save $100 in your sock drawer, 30 years from now when you go to check on it, you will still only have $100.<p>Conversely, if you invest $100 in a mutual fund, even if you never made another investment, with a 7% annual return it has the potential to grow to $761.23 after 30 years with …

Investing

5 Things Successful People Do on Sunday Nights

During the workweek, the most successful people owe a lot of their progress to how they prep before it even begins. The one thing they all have in …

9 Habits for Eliminating Negativity From Your Life

Give your brain more positive things to observe, adopt a positive mindset, and stay away from negative attitudes of others.<p><i>How can I avoid negativity? 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</b> …

How the brain stores memories | Daniel Glaser

Memory loss is gradual but, unlike computers, we have inbuilt backups<p>Every week there is a new dementia study, raising hopes that we can find a way to halt memory loss. Interestingly, in any form of dementia our memories don’t vanish immediately but fade gradually – our memory systems have a …

Memory Loss

12 smart tax moves you can make in 2017

Be proactive about your taxes and you may be able to shave thousands of dollars off your tax bill. Here are a dozen effective tax-smart strategies to consider.<p>The prospect of reading and thinking about taxes may not be that exciting to you, but give it a second thought. The more you know, the less …

17 Little Things You Can Do To Be A Better Person in 2017

How is your memory? Is it as strong as you’d like it to be?<p>If not, then you’re definitely going to be interested in the memory improvement tips I’ll …

The Brain

Diversify Your Income Sources Not Just Your Investments and Assets

Everyone talks about diversifying your investments but few people seem to talk about the equally-as-important job of diversifying your income sources …

Retirement

The 6-Step Process To Train Your Brain To Focus

Do you feel like your attention span is shortening? Stretch and strengthen it with these steps.<p>There’s a growing body of research about how counterproductive multitasking can be. While we may feel like we’re getting more done, the reality is that regular multitasking can leave us with a diminishing …

Tips from the pros: Seven easy ways to detox your body and feel better now

If your New Year’s resolution was to get healthy—or you’re simply looking for the best ways to detox your body after eating or drinking too much or …

Wellness

Michelle Obama's Final Speech As First Lady Will Give You Chills

Michelle Obama has been inspiring us for the past eight years, so we weren't surprised in the least when she managed to give us all the feels in her …

Michelle Obama

14 Simple Foods to Lose Belly Fat, Based on Science – Page 3

Having babies really does change women's brains

<i>In her weekly column, Jo Fox rounds up the news and views that might have flown under your radar.</i><p>This week, she asks: could so-called 'baby brain' …

10 Success lessons from Oprah Winfrey – “@Oprah” for entrepreneurs

Share21<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>+11<p>Shares 29<p>Oprah Winfrey is a self-made CEO worth about $3.1 billion. By most accounts, she’s the greatest black philanthropist in …

Mental Health: Four Ways To Be Happier In 2017

As someone who has suffered bouts of crippling depression in my life I understand exactly what it is like to feel hopeless. People don't understand …

Michelle Obama brought herself and everyone around her to tears with her final speech as First Lady

In her last official speech as America’s first lady, a visibly moved Michelle Obama told a group of educators that “being your first lady has been the greatest honor of my life and I hope I’ve made you proud.” Her own voice cracking, she brought to tears several of the women standing behind her on …