Ammie Barnaber

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8 Life Lessons From 8 Good Books That Everyone Should Read

These inspirational books can change your life if you let them.<p>CEO and Co-Founder of Impact Theory<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Humans are adaptation machines. We are literally designed to adapt to our environment and the stresses that it places on us (both physical …

Leo Tolstoy Makes a List of the 50+ Books That Influenced Him Most (1891)

<i>War and Peace</i>, <i>Anna Karenina</i>, <i>The Death of Ivan Ilyich</i> — many of us have felt the influence, to the good or the ill of our own reading and writing, of …

Literature

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

Handy

Tips for Mastering E-mail Overload

by Stever Robbins<p>Being at or near the the top of your organization, everyone wants a piece of you. So they send you e-mail. It makes you feel …

Yale's Most Popular Class Ever Teaches How to Live a Happier Life (Here's What Students Learn)

The fact the class is so wildly popular speaks to the state of mental health on campuses today--and in your workplace. Audit the course by reading on.<p>News flash--adult life is filled with unhappiness traps and the search for keys to happiness (or even a good happiness hack to help us get by).<p>It …

The Psychology of Expectations

Perhaps you have heard the saying: "Expectations are premeditated resentments." I believe this slogan, which apparently originated in 12-step …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

I’m a Financial Advisor Who Works With Wealthy Families — Here Are 8 Things I Make Sure Every Teen Knows About Money

Getting an early start is critical to building wealth.<p>For most teens, financial planning is a topic far from top of mind.<p>School, sports, and social …

The Magnetic Field Is Shifting. The Poles May Flip. This Could Get Bad.

The shield that protects the Earth from solar radiation is under attack from within. We can’t prevent it, but we ought to prepare.<p>One day in 1905, …

Magnetism

This Brilliant Strategy Used by Warren Buffett Will Help You Prioritize Your Time

The billionaire has a simple method for deciding what to spend his valuable time on.<p>With more than $70 billion to his name and majority ownership of 70+ companies through his holding company Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett has proved he knows a thing or two about prioritizing important work.<p>But …

Time Management

Google and Disney Do This for Happier Employees. Here Are 5 Ways You Can Do It Too | Inc.com

'Tis the season to give thanks.<p>And when it comes to the workplace, science says expressing gratitude to your employees doesn't just keep them happy, it keeps them on your payroll.<p>Studies show that workers who don't feel adequately appreciated are twice as likely to quit in the coming year.<p>Employees …

Want to Be a Self-Made Millionaire? Add These 9 Habits to Your Routine | Inc.com

Visualize life as a building, and habits as the building blocks. The stronger the building blocks are the more the building is able to withstand changes in its environment.<p>Life is short. Consistency will get you far. Follow these nine simple habits to see your success skyrocket. By sticking to …

Self-improvement

Nine tips from doctors for parents of toddlers

Parents have always been hard on themselves and their babies, but they should always remember that this approach may not be the best.<p>After …

Parenting

National Siblings Day: Why youngest siblings are most likely to be parents' favourite

In the battle of the siblings, fighting for their parents’ attention, it is often presumed that the first-born is the favourite. How can you compete …

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success | Inc.com

Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, often they credit simple daily routines which have been proven over time to give them an …

Business Development

Coconut Cheesecake

This velvety cheesecake is made with toasted coconut in the crust plus a shaggy garnish of shredded coconut on the top. As with the classic …

Baking

Science says children will grow up happier if you teach them a habit you probably do without realizing

Growing up, when your parents stressed to always say "thank you", who would've thought they were also teaching you the secret to lasting happiness—not just proper manners? It turns out, sincere gratitude is a key factor in reducing depression, not to mention increasing happiness and life</b> …

7 Qualities Of People Who Are Chronically Unhappy

I often teach about happiness, and what has become exceedingly clear is there are seven qualities chronically unhappy people have mastered.<p>According …

The best way to clean your apples, according to science

How do you clean your apples before you eat them? A rinse under the faucet? A brisk wipe with your sleeve? Whatever the method, chances are you’re doing it wrong, according to a new study.<p>Unless they’re organic, apples have probably been sprayed with synthetic insecticides. In the US, the …

Agriculture

How reading great writing teaches us – whether we realize it or not

The British writer Francis Spufford remarked in a recent essay that “A book is a great liberator from the tyranny of given circumstances.” Liberation …

29 Easy And Unexpected Ways To Make Your Home A Better Place

Break out the ruby slippers because there's about to be NO place like home.

Carolyn Hax: How to raise grateful, caring children

Adapted from a recent online discussion.<p><i>Hi, Carolyn: My family is extremely lucky — enough to eat, a safe place to live, health, loving extended family.</i><p><i>I have two small children, and I want them to understand just how lucky we are, and that we should be grateful and give back. How can we encourage</i> …

Kids And Money Smarts? There's An App For That

<i>This is part two of a series on kids and money. You can read the first installment here.</i><p>Remember how your toddlers begged to push the vacuum, sweep, cook and even wash dishes for you? If you’re wishing your older kids were half as interested in chores, Gregg Murset may be your man.<p>A certified …

Kids

These STEM coding toys will entertain your kids while teaching them about programming and robotics

STEM coding toys — toys that emphasize science, technology, engineering, and math — are on the rise. Amazon recently experimented with a program that …

Kids

The Best Kits for Teaching Kids How to Code

Who says learning code has to be boring?<p>Whether you're an experienced programmer or have never even touched a line of code, a kit designed to introduce basic coding skills can make a great gift for kids. These kits can teach everything from problem-solving skills to real programming languages that …

Kids