Yuriko Ouyswat

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The Truth About Men and Sex

Over my career as a sex therapist, I have had the opportunity to sit with thousands of men as they've discussed their sexual feelings, sex lives, and …

12 Ways to Master Your Calendar and Manage Your Time for Maximum Results

Getting more done is all about assigning sufficient time to work without distraction on what is most important.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Charles Darwin once said, “A man who dares to waste one hour of time has not discovered the value of life.” Some people, and …

Awesome Room Divider Ideas, Even If You Have a Small Space

Open space living in lofts, studios or homes with high ceilings and few walls are very popular. The open architectural look may be gorgeous, but not …

19 tiny habits that will have a big impact on your personal happiness

Success doesn't happen in an instant. It happens through the progression of lots of little successes, strung together over time.<p>If you want to build something big, if you have a vision, a dream, or even just a clearly defined end goal, the question is not how you can make that happen right now, or …

Self-improvement

You Can Find Your Life's Purpose With a Japanese Concept Called Ikigai

Finding a decent job can be hard. Now try finding your life's purpose. Most of us go from aspiring astronaut to aspiring rock star to actual cashier …

Ikigai

Sankalpa: More Than Intention

Two to three poses later my intention flies out of the window faster than a bird spooked by my cat. This was my experience with creating mantras and …

Mindfulness

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide [Examples + Template]

How to Write a Business Plan• Write an executive summary.<br>• Describe your company and business model.<br>• Analyze your market's conditions.<br>• Explain your product …

Small Business

10 things you should do for your self-esteem every day

Simple yet effective strategies for feeling better about yourself<p>Developing good self-esteem is a bit like building physical fitness. It doesn't …

Millennials: Read These Three Books (Before You Quit)

Sometimes, Millennials just need a little guidance to find that inspiration.<p>Millennials. I am one of them. Love us or hate us. We are going to be around for a while.<p>There are countless articles that talk about how to understand Millennials to effectively work with us.<p>As a Millennial, I was raised …

Remember These 4 S's for Startup Success

Forget all the other acronyms and theoretical business quadrants. All you need for startup success are these four S's.<p>Business school was (and continues to be) an expensive learning experience, and what I remember most was that every professor claimed their stake to significance by naming or …

Yoga Nidra: The Conscious Dynamic Sleep for Deep Meditation

Anyone who has ever tried meditation, guided or solitary, will agree that it is easy to say, but difficult to do. The reason is simple: our stressful …

Meditation

30 Acts of Self-Love for 30 Days of Happiness

You're reading 30 Acts of Self-Love for 30 Days of Happiness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Happiness

29 DIY Starbucks Recipes That Will Save You Tons Of Cash

Make your own "pink drink" right in your kitchen!

5 Powerful Morning Practices Guaranteed to Transform Your Life

We are living in one of the most prosperous and advanced times in human history. There are more opportunities and resources available to us then ever …

8 Easy Ways to Kill Bad Habits, According to Research

Bad habits; we all got’em. You know what they are. You know you should stop. But… it’s hard. In fact, sometimes you feel downright powerless. And …

10 Ways to Free Up at Least 20 Extra Hours a Week

What would you do with more time?<p>"I'm too busy." "There is never enough time." "I want more "me" time."<p>These are all phrases we hear everyday, and maybe even say ourselves. What would you do with more time? Read on for a list of 10 ways to free up an extra 20 hours a week.<p><b>1. Look at how you</b> …

3 Strategies to Attract Opportunities into Your Life

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

Do These 6 Things if You Want to Start Your Day Before 6 a.m.

Reap the benefits of starting your day earlier by following these 6 tips.<p>One of my first published articles, "Six Reasons Why You Should Wake Up at 6 a.m.," had many people motivated and inspired. Yet, they still had a difficult time waking up that early.<p>The hardest part of becoming an early riser …

12 Baking Tricks That Make Food Prep So Much Easier

These are sure to make you seem like the best pastry chef around. (Because you are.)<p>1. Make your own buttermilk using regular milk and lemon juice.<p>Never buy buttermilk again with this trick! Using a 1-cup measuring cup, add 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or vinegar. Fill the remainder of the cup with …

10 Books You Can Read In One Night That Will Boost Your Motivation For Work

Feeling blah? These 10 books are short enough to read in a few hours, yet highly likely to make tomorrow more productive.<p>Some days you feel on top of the world. Others, not so much. For the latter, here’s a cheap and easy solution: a quick, motivational read. For less than $20 on an e-reader and an …

Productivity

Learning Excel isn't just for finance professionals, it can boost anyone's productivity at work — here’s how

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Alfonso de Tomas / ShutterStock We've said it before but it bears repeating: Microsoft Excel is likely the most powerful program on …

Microsoft Excel

7 Tips to Build a Business While Working a Day Job

Many people dream of leaving their nine-to-five jobs to start their own businesses. Many successful entrepreneurs had to keep their day jobs until …