Bethany Bezdek

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200+ Short Inspirational Quotes About Strength & Life

“Create the highest, grandest vision possible for your life, because you become what you believe”<p>“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to …

Motivation

If you’ve always wanted to try meditation, use this guide to get started

Hugh Jackman, Katy Perry, Oprah Winfrey, Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan and many other big names swear by it.<p>We’re talking meditation — a practice that’s usually done daily and involves sitting quietly for 20 to 30 minutes to calm and observe the mind.<p>But for what purpose?<p>“To intentionally cultivate …

Meditation

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

How I Eat To Manage My Anxiety

As someone who has battled anxiety for more than 15 years, I have firsthand experience of how debilitating and life-altering it can be. I was …

Healthy Eating

A CEO shares the success habit he wishes he knew years ago

They work on stuff until someone distracts them.<p>Then they react to what the other person needs. That's true at home and in the office. And it's the easiest way to keep spinning your wheels for months or even years on end.<p>Look at the calendar of most people, and you'll find a good assortment of the …

Time Management

How I Totally Changed My Life to Finally Get Organized

I figured out it wasn't just about the stuff — it was also about me.<p><i>We love the little hacks and tweaks that can make your home tidier, but the truth is that big change in the way you organize requires ... well, a big change in the way you live. We teamed up with organizing coach Maeve Richmond to</i> …

How To Overcome Depression Naturally

Millions of Americans suffer from clinical depression each year, many undiagnosed or too embarrassed to take positive action. Yet, most people with …

Wellness

10 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do Not Do

Emotional intelligence is probably the most powerful yet undervalued trait in our society.<p>We believe in rooting our everyday functions in logic and reason, yet we come to the same conclusions after long periods of contemplation as we do in the blink of an eye. Our leaders sorely overlook the human …

Emotional Intelligence
Productivity

Why Your Neuroticism May Be the Key to Your Creativity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Anyone with even a touch of neuroticism will recognize its characteristic looping thought patterns, in which anxieties are obsessively and repeatedly picked over. The proclivity to detect and dwell on stressors and threats – a tendency …

Psychology

The Issue That Could Be At The Root Of Your Anxiety & Depression

Recently, I spoke with a new patient of mine who was struggling with debilitating anxiety, depression, brain fog and fatigue. She's in her mid-30s …

The Healthy Snack Your Sweet Tooth Will Die For

We searched the Internet far and wide for the best food blogger recipes we could find, and the three energy ball flavors we snacked on today were DE-LISH. Seriously, you're going to want to have these for dessert tonight and tomorrow night and the next night...<p><b>Blueberry Muffin Energy Balls</b> <br>We love …

10 Ways to Treat Your Skin Like a Derm Would

Want gorgeous skin? It’s time to start thinking like a dermatologist. While you can’t see your skin doc for every bump and blemish, you can impress …

Skin Care

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What if We Lived Our Entire Life Like a Prayer?

During an exceptionally inspiring conversation, a stranger unknowingly showed me an entirely new way that we can go about our daily lives, as a …

Spirituality

Diane Von Furstenberg Shares Her Philosophy on Aging in an Excerpt from Her New Memoir

<i>In her upcoming memoir,</i> The Woman I Wanted to Be, <i>Diane von Furstenberg shares her hard-won philosophy on aging, style, and inner confidence.</i><p>Aging is out of your control. How you handle it, though, is in your hands.<p>When I was a girl, I always wanted to be older than I was. I knelt next to my father …

Can Money Buy Happiness? 3 Researchers Weigh In

<i>This story originally appeared on LearnVest.com.</i><p>You’ve heard the refrain countless times: Money can’t buy happiness.<p>Or love. Or class, for that matter.<p>But a wave of new research suggests that cash can indeed increase your pleasure—if you manage it the right way.<p>In fact, the influence of money on …

Happiness

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If …

How to Hide Blackheads, Under-Eye Circles, and All Your Other Annoying Skin Issues

Not to worry: We had a couple of makeup artists break it down for us to make sure we use our faithful friend to our best advantage. Here are the right shades and application techniques (plus, product recommendations) to cover up <i>all</i> your facial foes.<p><b>Pimples</b><br>First off: Don’t pop or pick at your …

15 Money-Saving Strategies for Couples

If you and your partner have big plans coming up, whether it’s a vacation, marriage, new house or even a child, finding ways to pinch pennies can …

Personal Finance

Stressanxietyguide.com

• Anxiety Control Exercises<br>• Anxiety Self Tests<br>• Anxiety Self Help<br>• Best Anxiety Treatments<br>• Coping with Stress<br>• Natural Anxiety Remedies<br>• Help Your Anxious …

7 Scientific Self Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

I’m one of those weirdos that prefers reading non-fiction books over fiction books any day of the week — especially when it comes to books about …

Self-improvement

Rare, Poignant Photos of Frida Kahlo During the Last Years of Her Life

German-born French photographer Gisle Freund (1908-2000) offers a rare look at Frida Kahlo in intimate snapshots taken of the celebrated artist during some of the last years of her life. Freund, who fled Nazi Germany in 1933 and later became known as one of the greatest portraits photographers in …

Art