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Bill Gates Wants You To See The World This Way [Warning: Once You Do You Can't Un-See It] | Inc.com

Every so often something comes along that dramatically alters our perception of the world. These are social memes that are utterly simplistic but yet incredibly profound. And once you've seen them you cannot un-see them; they are forever etched onto your mind.<p>Jack Schmidt created one of those …

Bill Gates

Seven Tips for Practicing Positive Discipline . Talking With Kids . PBS Parents | PBS

<b>Understand the meaning behind the behavior.</b> Naomi Aldort, the author of "Raising Our Children, Raising Ourselves," says that children want to behave …

Parenting

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Girls and Puberty: The 5 Myths Parents Need to Ignore

Parents often feel puberty in girls is a mystery, but they need to remember it starts earlier than they think and smells just as bad as puberty in …

Puberty

How do you strengthen hip flexors?

People who sit for extended periods of time are at a high risk of developing tight hip flexors. When hip flexors are tight, a person may experience …

Pain

14 Brilliant Pieces of Literature You Can Read in the Time it Takes to Eat Lunch

It's mighty easy to feel like you don't have time to read — especially quality literature. Life is hectic, jobs are busy and it's much easier to …

Books

52 Motivational Quotes to Inspire Success in Your Career and Personal Life

Sometimes all you need is one little spark. So here are 52 to choose from.<p>While there are as many ways to define success as there are people, there is one thing we all have in common: We're all trying to be more successful. (That's why I wrote a book about achieving huge goals.)<p>Since success starts …

Motivation

Top Child Discipline Techniques and Ideas

As any parent with more than one child or child care provider can attest, what works in terms of a disciplinary approach for one child may not work …

Upset Stomach While Running? You May Have Runner's Trots

In 2017, researchers found that 65% of marathon runners (and other endurance athletes) experience gastrointestinal symptoms during exercise. With …

15 Ways for Bullied Kids to Take Back Their Power

When a child is bullied, naturally he will feel like his life is out of control. After all, there is very little he can do to make someone like him …

12 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Without Using Roundup

You don’t have to resort to chemical herbicides in order to get rid of invasive weeds. Safer options exist that will work just as effectively. They …

How to Upgrade Your Critical Thinking Skills for a Sharper Mind

As humans, we typically operate on cognitive autopilot. We rarely stop and reflect on how we interpret information and create mental models which …

Workouts for Trail Runners that Don’t Like Workouts

<b>If you grew up running,</b> there’s a solid chance that a track or road workout makes you have a nervous flashback, causing your bowels to plummet to …

Behind the Scenes of Your Running Program

<b>There are hundreds, if not thousands of running training plans out there</b>. There are plans for every event from the 40-yard dash to ultramarathons, …

High-Performing Teams Ask These 4 Questions Every Day

Make sure your team is in alignment with your organization's needs.<p>It's easy for an organization's workforce to fall out of alignment with its business strategy. A little growth here, a little restructuring there, and before you know it, a team can be completely jumbled.<p>It happens to the best of …

Management

Carys Davies’ top 10 wilderness books

Sometime towards the end of 2016, I heard on my kitchen radio that astronomers had just discovered there are two trillion galaxies in the universe – 10 times more than previously thought.<p>I switched off the radio and sat down, practically dizzy – overwhelmed by the unfathomable vastness of it all. A …

Books

55 Happy Books Proven To Boost Your Mood​

Today's Top Stories<p>1<p>4 Breast Cancer Symptoms That Aren't a Lump<p>2<p>How to Buy the Best Ancestry DNA Test Kit for You<p>3<p>The 50 Healthiest Foods For Women<p>4<p>8 Most Effective Exercises For Weight Loss<p>5<p>Think You Know How to Do CPR? You Might Be Wrong<p>Being a bookworm can make you as happy as receiving a raise. …

How to Make an Indoor Self-Watering Herb Garden

No green thumb required.<p>Start an herb garden indoors with a planter that will keep your herbs hydrated and blooming all year long.<p><b>What you'll …

How I’ve Learned to Fully Appreciate the Little Time I Have on Earth

<b>“Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.” ~Norman Cousins</b><p>Recently, my grandfather passed …

The 12 gripping science fiction and fantasy novels you need to check out this May

This month’s picks include stories about AI, interstellar warfare, and a world without prisons<p>A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Slate’s podcast <i>Slow Burn</i>, an engrossing dive into the Watergate scandal that eventually prompted President Richard Nixon to resign. The series prompted me to pick up a …

Battling My Moody Tween Became a Daily Struggle — Until I Realized What She Needed Most

Image Source: Sarah BregelMy daughter bursts through the door after school and I ask her a simple, straightforward question: “So, what do you want …

Amazon Alexa Guide – Features, entertainment, smart home and more | Trusted Reviews

What is Amazon Alexa?<p>The brains behind many smart products, Amazon Alexa is the voice assistant that powers the Echo smart speakers, newer Fire TV …

These Board Games Give 'Fortnite' A Run For Its Money

Over the years I’ve tried out hundreds of board games with my family. We still go back to well known favourites like Carcassonne and Settlers of Catan. However, there are some more recent games starting to become firm favourites.<p>Recently, I’ve returned to our big board game cupboard looking for …

Why Your Hip Flexors Are Key to Your Athletic Performance

If you follow any fitness accounts on social media, you have likely come across multiple posts on the dangers of "tight" hip flexors.<p>According to …

21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Literature

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling…

Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life Might Just Help You Live a More Fulfilling Life<p>In Japan, millions of people have <i>ikigai</i> …

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

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How to make a sourdough starter—and keep it alive

The perfect loaf starts with some bacterial friends.<p>Sourdough bread, tangy and chewy, is my favorite bread for grilled cheese sandwiches (white cheddar only, please), pesto paninis, and eating an entire loaf in one sitting. To rise, this bread doesn't rely on the packets of dried yeast you find in …

Here are the 2018 Hugo Award nominees

The best science fiction and fantasy of 2017<p>The nominees for the 2018 Hugo Awards were announced today, representing the best science fiction and fantasy literature published in 2017.<p>The Hugo Awards are one of speculative fiction’s most prestigious prizes. Named for <i>Amazing Stories</i> editor Hugo …

11 Sweet Scone Recipes You'll Want to Bake Immediately

Wherever you stand on the age-old debate of which comes first, jam or cream, one thing is certain: scones are truly delicious. And if you're open to …