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The Best Gifts for 8-Year-Olds, According to a Child Therapist

With the school year in full swing, birthday invites for classmates’ parties will no doubt be flying out the door. For those stumped on what to gift …

Gift Guides

Neuroscience reveals 4 rituals that will make you an awesome parent

Every parent asks it at some point: <i>What is going on in my kid’s brain?</i><p>And if you don’t understand kids it can be hard to give them what they need to …

Top Wharton professor Adam Grant: These 6 new books about psychology can help you succeed at work

If you're hoping to communicate more effectively and make better decisions at work, Wharton professor and organizational psychologist Adam Grant has …

Self-improvement

Air-Purifying Plants So Good, Nasa Used Them in the Space Station

Plus, they’ll make your home feel like a tropical paradise.<p>You have to admit, there is something sweet and crisp in the air of a home that’s filled …

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

11 Simple but Brilliant Life Hacks to Make Your Home Sparkle

For many of us, cleaning is the most boring task and the worst punishment in the world. Let’s be honest — many of us begin doing the housework only …

How an 18-Year-Old Uncovered Tim Ferriss's Secret Cold Email Template to Reach CEOs and VIPs

Never email someone and ask to 'jump on the phone,' 'get coffee' or 'pick your brain.'<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>My journey began when I was an 18-year-old college freshman. The day before my final exams, I hacked The Price Is Right, won a sailboat, sold it and</i> …

Grafana – An Open Source Software for Analytics and Monitoring

Grafana is an open source, feature rich, powerful, elegant and highly-extensible analytics and monitoring software that runs on Linux, Windows and …

Linux

Infographic: 20 places to get winning content ideas

Where do you get ideas for new content?In today’s fast-paced media cycle, you have to churn out so much new content that you might have exhausted …

The Brain

How to Steal Your Competitor’s Featured Snippets For Better Rankings

You’ve probably worked pretty hard to boost rankings on search engine results pages.You’ve done all of the SEO you can imagine, and you’ve followed …

How to sculpt a brand new body in just EIGHT weeks: Woman, 34, who transformed her figure reveals the fast-growing Australian diet and exercise program behind her success

Earlier this year, Rhana, from Queensland, debuted her incredible body transformation after following a strict exercise regime for just eight …

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

The 17 Best Children's Books to Promote Kindness, Integrity, and More

Books have the power to ignite a passion for learning, provide us with a sweet escape, and connect us with who we are and who we want to be while …

Children's Books

12 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk has said that reading a variety of books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to his …

Artificial Intelligence

12 books you should read before starting a business

If you want to start a business, you'll need advice on where to start, what pitfalls to anticipate, and how best to spend your time and money to get …

7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

A professor with 30 years of experience says there's no point in holding the plank for longer than 10 seconds — and says you shouldn't do sit-ups first thing in the morning

• <b>Dr. Stuart McGill, a former spine researcher at the University of Waterloo, says there is "no utility" in holding the plank exercise for longer than 10 seconds.</b>• <b><br>He told The Telegraph that instead people should focus on holding the position for shorter intervals and for more reps.</b>• <b><br>He says for a</b> …

University of Waterloo

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit

The only 5 exercises you need to get fit<p>We all want to start a fitness regime, but with our busy lives it becomes difficult, we feel it is a time …

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

It’s called the Ivy Lee Method.<p>When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the …

Time Management

10 Secret Ingredients to Make Your Garden Grow

Healthy plants don't happen by accident. To grow strong and verdant, plants need sun and water as well as soil that has sufficient nutrients... and …

Flowers

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

• <b>Grant Sabatier of Millennial Money made $401,681 from his blogging side hustle last year.</b>• <b><br>Sabatier says blogging is the perfect side gig and that you can make serious money from it.</b>• <b><br>Advertising, consulting, brand partnerships and social media promotion are some of the ways he says you can bring in a</b> …

15 Minutes to Better Posture

In a bit of a slump? Pick yourself up with this easy routine.<p>1 of 8<p>The Routine<p>The five easy exercises that follow—from Calgary, Alberta, yoga …

Yoga

Why I Give Away My Knowledge for Free -- and How That Helps Me Drive Sales

Sharing what he knows, this contributor has found, helps people connect with him, making them more likely to become paying customers.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>By any conceivable measure, the performance of my YouTube channel is abysmal. My videos average 700 …

Start Brushing With Turmeric Toothpaste and Watch What Happens to Plaque and Gum Disease

U.S. citizens are spending more than 1 billion dollars a year on over-the-counter tooth whitening products.<p>They are doing this without being aware of …

Dental Care

Never Run Out of Content to Share: 70+ Places to Curate Great Content

For example, we grew our Facebook reach tremendously with high-quality content from third-party sources.<p>But where do you start with curation?<p>There …

Marketing

13 Best Productivity Books To Take You From Slacker To Master

You have dreams. Maybe you’ve turned them into concrete goals. Maybe you’ve even broken those goals down into actionable steps. You do your best to …

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity And Creativity

This column is by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy <i><br>“Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you</i> …

Foster Care

Killer features to look for in a project management tool

Project management is all about perseverance. On one side you are fighting with the demons of project requirement, on the other hand you have to …

Five Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Know About DevOps

I know there are many entrepreneurs out there who aren’t funded to the gills. They’re no strangers to making every penny count toward realizing their vision. And if you can relate to this in any way, you’re probably like me— forever working to find ways to maximize efficiency and to deliver more …