Barry K

132 Flips | 3 Magazines | 59 Likes | 1 Following | 6 Followers | @bjkehler | Keep up with Barry K 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 “Barry K”

15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There…

Nutrition

10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

Letter to My Younger Self | by Doug Gilmour

Dear 13-year-old Doug,<p>Writing you here from the future. It’s 2016. Still cold as hell in Ontario. No flying cars yet. They have these things called …

33 photos that show why everyone misses Obama

Former President Barack Obama has been living the dream ever since he left office more than a year ago.<p>From vacationing in exotic locations, to sitting for his official portrait, to negotiating a Netflix deal, Obama has been making the most of his post-presidency — and it's hard not to feel a …

The White House

AKC ranks most popular dog breeds

Photos: AKC ranks most popular dog breeds

Dog Breeds

Things ’80s Kids Did That Could Get Us Arrested Today

I was a child of the ’80s, and as such, I have memories of feeling completely free. My parents allowed us to do things that today’s parents could be …

19 Secrets Your Millionaire Neighbor Won't Tell You

The secret to financial freedom.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating.</i> …

Personal Finance

Pirates are selling cheap, live TV and some Canadians are signing up

Unauthorized services are 'basically designed to replicate your cable experience'<p>The offers sound too good to be true: pay a small monthly fee and …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

UC Berkeley

The 25 best Chicago attractions

It’s no surprise that Chicago is one of the biggest tourist destinations: we have miles of beaches, world-class museums, and some of the friendliest …

European Travel

These 16 stocks are set for huge growth no matter what: Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley has released a list of stocks its analysts think could outperform markets regardless of what may happen to upset economic conditions.<p>These "secular growth stocks," as the bank calls its eighth annual report, out Wednesday, are companies in which the bank's analyst are bullish and see …

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

Here's how much it costs both Saudi Arabia and the US to produce oil

When crude oil prices crashed into the $20 range early last year, it had most oil-producing nations quaking in their boots. That's because few countries can make much -- if any -- money at that price point. I say <i>most</i> because there are a handful of producers that were still able to make a tidy …

Mind Healing: how to deal with toxic employees

A ‘toxic employee’ - someone who behaves in ways that are harmful to a company’s reputation, outcomes, and/or working environment - can be extremely costly. In a recent report for Harvard Business School, Michael Housman and Dylan Minor claim that keeping a toxic employee on the payroll can cost …

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

How to Live a Happy Life: 10 Things to Say Yes to Starting Today

<i>“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself, in your way of thinking.”</i> <b><br>Marcus Aurelius</b><p><i>“Most people are about as happy as</i> …

Happiness

Here's How a Simple 38-Minute Morning Routine Will Transform Your Whole Day | Inc.com

So much positive psychology research is coming out to help us tap into an unending stream of happiness, creativity, and productivity--both at home and work--that only a fool would ignore its benefits.<p>For example, there's the fascinating research on how experiencing more "awe" in life boosts …

Happiness

Are You a Good Boss? 5 Signs That Will Tell You | Inc.com

So you're the boss. Whether you are in charge of a small department or an entire company, you take your responsibility seriously. Things are going well, but you wonder if you're a good boss. It's not always easy to tell. It's not about whether all your employees like you. There are plenty of …

Employment

The 10 Best Stocks to Buy and Hold Forever

Forever is a long time to hold a stock. Most investors hold on to a stock for less time than the late Elizabeth Taylor held on to a husband. …

10 Daily Life Habits Of Happy and Successful People

What is success?<p>That small question has led to thousands of books being written, countless conversations and much soul searching. Is it measured by a …

Self-improvement

How I live my life on purpose

<b>On more than one occasion, a well-meaning friend has told me to “let my hair down.” “Loosen up!” they say. “stop with the lists already!”</b><p>And while I …

Follow These Rules And You Will Never Look Back In Life With Regrets

You are responsible for your life, for your feelings, for you actions, and for every results you get. You are in control of your thoughts. You have …

Top 4 Long-Term Infrastructure Stocks as of April 2018 | Investopedia

Every four years, the American Society of Civil Engineers issues a report card on the condition of the nation's infrastructure. In 2013, the country …

5 Secrets to Writing Sales Emails That Prospects Will Reply To

Think it through from the POV of your prospects. Visualizing how much of it they are actually going to view tells your exactly where to focus your efforts. Fire off some boilerplate with just a name change? Game over.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are your prospecting …

If You're Retired, Consider Buying These 3 Stocks

One thing many retirees want is an income stream that they can count on to get them through their golden years. While pensions, Social Security, and annuities are the usual go-to options for retirement income, retirees shouldn't overlook dividend-paying stocks. That's because, unlike those …

The Only 3 Vanguard Funds You Need to Build a Portfolio

How many Vanguard funds does it take to build a complete portfolio? No, this is not a lead in to a riddle or a joke, but rather the beginning of a …

The Access Challenge in Rural Kenya

Before joining One Acre Fund, Grace would travel to Webuye to purchase seed and fertilizer. Webuye, the nearest town that sold the inputs she needed, …

Farming

7 ETFs for Your 401(k) | Investopedia

Many 401(k) retirement accounts are loaded down with mutual funds, but there are better options. Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have a more transparent …

10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life

We have to be very careful in choosing our pursuits, because our habits make us.<p>Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Jan. 17, 2017.</i><p>In Hans Christian Andersen’s fable <i>The</i> …