Brandi Edwards

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Make Tough Decisions By Seeking Excellence, Not Perfection

If just the thought of having to choose between two undesirable alternatives gives you a headache, don’t quit your job.<p>If you obsess about which direction to take because you know you’ll have to live with any mistake you make, be sure to clock in tomorrow and thank your employer for the …

10 Simple Things Successful People Do Every Morning (Infographic)

You don't have to be a morning person to start your day off right.<p>Even if you’re not a “morning person,” there are still a number of things you can have a successful start to your day. And that doesn’t mean go on a five-mile run or answer every email before you get into the office. Instead, use …

Success

A Guide to Getting Your Life Together, One Page at a Time

Bullet journals basically do it all—they're a totally customizable place to keep track of just about everything in your life, <i>and</i> they're beautiful …

How Witnessing Your Wounds Can Curtail Your Anger

“When my daughter Stacy stands there with her arms flailing in the air, screaming 'No' at the top of her lungs, it’s as if I’m back in time, once …

Psychology

How to Gracefully Deal With Rejection

Rejection is one of those things that we all have to deal with at some point in our lives. There’s always going to be women that don’t want to go on …

Embracing Being Danger Mom

Today I embraced being danger mom. It’s like being fun mom, just more badass. It started innocently with me trying to be good mom. After months of …

Five ways science can improve your focus

Anyone who has tried to concentrate on a difficult or boring piece of work will know how tough it can be, but science has some counter-intuitive findings that could help.<p>The internet is bursting with advice on how to concentrate amid a sea of distractions. But many of them are either wildly …

Top 20 white lies told by parents have been revealed - how many do you tell?

Stressed out parents tell their children three white lies a day, a study has revealed.<p>And nine in 10 believe porkies are the secret to successful …

No Bake Cookies (10 Minute Recipe)

yield: ABOUT 30 COOKIES prep time: 10 MINUTES<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>1 1/2 cups granulated sugar<br>1/2 cup milk<br>1/2 cup unsalted butter<br>1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa …

Psychologists Studied 5,000 Genius Kids for 45 Years — Here Are Their 6 Key Takeaways

Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half …

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the Cooking Light brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

The Most Important Emotional Intelligence Quote You'll Hear Today

Brene Brown's new bestseller Braving the Wilderness begins with a masterful emotional intelligence quote from Oprah Winfrey. Here's how to apply it<p>TED Speaker and emotional intelligence expert Brene Brown has tackled topics super relevant to entrepreneurs, from our neurotic competition to have the …

9 mistakes parents make that can hurt their kids

Parents want their kids to be healthy and happy, and they do everything they can to keep their little ones out of harm's way. But even the most attentive parents could be relying on habits that aren't totally safe or expert-approved.<p>Some things that seem perfect for kids — like playground slides …

Parenting

Star Wars recipes for a tasty May the 4th party

Kick the grilling season into gear with this great recipe for ribs

As an appetizer, or as an accompaniment to a grand barbecue spread, these baby ribs are the ticket. It's a great way to stretch a rack of ribs, too. …

Triple Chocolate Devils Food Cupcakes

In the bowl of an electric mixer with the whip attachment, beat together the butter and salt. Add the confectioners’ sugar and cocoa powder. Mix on …

Sweet And Sour Chicken

Sweet and sour chicken is one of my favorite dish to cook. Everyone seems to love this recipe.Tender and moist chicken covered in a golden brown …

Recipes

Restaurant-Worthy French Toast, Without the Wait

If you’re like me, when it comes to French toast, you’re a slosher, someone who just throws the ingredients together. Your method might go something like this: Slosh milk into bowl (I stock the 2 percent kind), add a couple of eggs and whisk until it looks right. Soak the bread, and sizzle in …

Recipes

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The five universal laws of human stupidity

In 1976, a professor of economic history at the University of California, Berkeley published an essay outlining the fundamental laws of a force he perceived as humanity’s greatest existential threat: Stupidity.<p>Stupid people, Carlo M. Cipolla explained, share several identifying traits: they are …

Critical Thinking

Let’s talk about intimacy – and why it makes for better love and sex

The key to a great relationship is more than physical – it’s about taking off the mask and really revealing yourself<p>Is there anything we still need to know about sex? Apparently, yes: and the missing ingredient is a gamechanger not just for individuals, but entire nations.<p>Sex has been centre-stage …

All the Passive Aggressive Stuff You Should Never Do in a Relationship

Nobody enjoys being with someone who is always passive aggressive. If you’re not sure what that looks like, here’s an excellent, and funny, …

27 Quotes to Change How You Think About Problems

Great minds give you the benefit of their experience.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It happens to even the most seasoned of entrepreneurs. You’ve built momentum for your latest project, you’re excited to embrace new challenges and you’ve visualized success at the end …

Motivation

Understanding Your Gaps: Why Some People Succeed and Others Don't

Within each of us are two competing sides, a polarity of character. Only one leads to greatness<p>Do you ever wonder why some people succeed and others don't? We've all seen deserving people who never quite got things off the ground, and others who made it look easy. It doesn't always seem to make …

Leadership

Abraham Lincoln’s Tough-Love Letter to His Step-Brother About Laziness and Work Ethic

“You say you would almost give your place in Heaven for $70 or $80. Then you value your place in Heaven very cheaply.”<p>Boredom is one of the most essential yet endangered human capacities, a seedbed of sanity the creative benefits of which have been championed by some of humanity’s most fertile …

Motivation

These 10 Questions Can Foretell If You'll Be Successful In Life

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Leadership

13 Parenting Tricks You'll Wish You Thought of First

All of these ideas have that why-didn't-I-think-of-that magic we love.<p>Summer vacation can be a long (long) few months. Especially when you don't have any tricks up your sleeve to keep your kids entertained, mess-free and, most importantly, happy in a pinch. Try these ideas and we guarantee both you …

How to Make Yourself Work (When You're Not in the Mood)

How to beat procrastination and get things done even when you don't feel like working.<p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they're tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, …

The Story of Us: Why Some Couples Last And Others Fail

Every relationship is bounded in the pages of stories. The chapter when John was late for date night, embarrassing you as you sat alone in a romantic restaurant by yourself. Or the countless nights your wife puts on her "no sex" sweatpants to tell you she's off limits.<p>Our lives and our …

Relationships