Melanie A Bowe

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How to pay less for everything

Over the past few years, in the interest of saving money I’ve cut the cord with cable, nabbed an amazing deal on a top-of-the-line refurbished …

Personal Finance

The 5 Skills That Will Increase Your Happiness

What's the key to lasting happiness? Research has confirmed that you can practice certain skills that will increase your happiness in life. You just …

5 Ways to Increase Self-Confidence & Self-Esteem

Do people with high self-confidence achieve greater success?“I need to increase my self-esteem” is a statement I hear often from my students. Their …

Pavlok is a habit-forming wearable that will shock you

"Wake up sleepy head... it's time to go to the gym." "Put down those chips!" "Stop wasting time on Facebook." If any of the above statements resonate with you, then you're not alone. Maneesh Sethi, author and Stanford alumnus has said all of the above to himself at one point, and wanted to know …

5 Countries You Can Visit for Less than $50 a Day

There are too many travel myths out there. Probably the most common one is that international travel is too expensive for the average person -- It's just not true.<p>Dedicated travelers and backpackers everywhere know that finding the right deal and being open to compromise can make practically any …

House Beautiful on Twitter: "Surprisingly, it's semi-cheap to rent out a French castle: http://t.co/XJpHepCLpg"

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Where's the Xbox One Push?

With the showcase of electronic glee over by a few weeks, a lot of the post-show hype has drifted off towards 2015 with the majority of announced …

KGoal: introducing the fitness tracker for your vagina

It can already stream the internet straight to your face, vibrate around your waist when you're slouching and track your health using only your wrist. Now, wearable technology is getting even more intimate and attempting to conquer the final frontier: the vagina.<p>Recently launched on Kickstarter, …

Why Gamers Don’t Believe That EA’s Paid Demos Were A Mistake | One Angry Gamer

So maybe you have or you haven’t heard about something that’s been traveling around the gaming news industry like a bad disease in a military …

10 Things Nobody Tells You About Decorating A Tiny Apartment

Small apartments have their upsides – lower rent, often a closer proximity to bustling downtown areas, and a certain irreplaceable cozy charm. That …

Hate Taxes? Move To Tax-Free Puerto Rico, Stay American, Avoid IRS

Increasingly, Americans are ditching their passports for far off lands. In some cases, they are motivated by high taxes and America’s unique worldwide tax reporting, though that’s rarely the only issue. Yet lower taxes can be had a lot closer to home and with more security. And you don’t have to …

The 8 Biggest Bedding Mistakes You're Making (And How To Solve Them)

A comfortable bed is a clean bed! Check out The Company Store's tips and tricks for making sure your bed stays in top shape.<p><i>Miki Duisterhof</i><p><b>Not Storing Your Comforter Properly.</b><p><b>1.</b> Using a cotton bag for your duvet is ideal. Down feathers in particular need airflow during storage; so do not store them …

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The Ultimate Entrepreneur Movie?

If you skipped the movie “<i>Chef</i>” because someone told you it’s a Latino foodie movie, you were misled.<p>It’s a movie about being an entrepreneur, about becoming an entrepreneur (specifically about how some of us can get forced into entrepreneurship), how some of us get helped along the way, the …

Tablets Are Making Waiters Obsolete — And Chili's Is Leading The Way

The casual dining spot has recently introduced tablets in dining rooms nationwide that customers can use to place orders, browse the menu, and entertain otherwise noisy children.<p>These tablets, as The Verge notes, aren't the high-end Apple and Samsung devices we've become accustomed to seeing, but …

8 Beauty Myths That Are Actually True

Get your facts straight to get even more gorgeous.<p><i>This article was repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover</i>.<p>We’re quick to write off most beauty myths as total fabrications—like that one about toothpaste causing chemical burns. But lo and behold, some of the craziest beauty-related "urban …

Study: Caffeine affects teen boys more

Caffeine affects boys more than girls, but only after they hit puberty, according to a new study published in the latest edition of the journal Pediatrics.<p>Jennifer Temple, lead study author and an associate professor at the University at Buffalo School of Public Health and Health Professions, first …

The Hartford Commits $16 Million To Support Small Business Success – Press Releases on CSRwire.com

The Hartford has committed $16 million over five years to help small business owners succeed through its new <i>Communities with HART</i> initiative. The …

Six Guidelines to Effective Decision Making

<b>By Dr. Gilbert Probst and Dr. Andrea M. Bassi</b><p>Our socio-economic systems continue to grow and evolve; consequently, our decisions often fail – they …

From Millions to Billions: Scaling Up Women's Empowerment Globally – Reports on CSRwire.com

May 18, 2018<p>news by category<p>More Information<p>Subscribe<p>CSR Report<p>From Millions to Billions: Scaling Up Women's Empowerment Globally<p>Submitted by: U.S. …

4 Tips for Preparing Your Business to Grow

3 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>Everyone wants their business to succeed. You want your business to be around next year and the following year, don’t you? The question is, how many customers do you need to be successful and, more importantly, sustainable?<p>Here are four tips for …

Customers

15 natural back pain remedies

Achy back? You're not alone: back problems send more Americans to the doctor annually than nearly any other medical problem, according to a 2013 Mayo Clinic study. Whether you're recovering from misjudging a heavy load (we've all been there), dealing with a lingering injury, or have a chronic …

White House to talk concussion prevention at summit

Amid growing concern about brain injuries that cause about 250,000 emergency room visits by young athletes annually, the White House will convene the Healthy Kids and Safe Sports Concussion Summit on Thursday.<p>More than 200 participants, including the National Football League, professional athletes …

Live to 100: Number of centenarians has doubled

<b>(CNN) —</b> It is Her Majesty's custom to send a personal greeting to her subjects on their 100th birthdays. These days the Queen of England has a lot more letters to write.<p>That's because a record number of people are living to 100 and beyond in the United Kingdom -- and worldwide. In fact, one-third …

Eating breakfast may not matter for weight loss

"Eat breakfast!" nutrition experts have been telling us for decades. It revs your metabolism! It keeps you from overindulging at lunch! It helps you lose weight!<p>But a new study suggests the "most important meal of the day" may not be so important - at least for adults trying to lose …

The One Exercise That Just Might Change Your Running Forever

What if all it took to improve your running immeasurably was a few minutes marching in place?<p>In a 2011 New York Times Magazine feature, Christopher McDougall, author of <i>Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Super Athletes and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen</i> experimented with just that.<p>"I was …

Colorado in the forefront in transforming the workplace

With a wave of millennials soon to enter the workforce, leaders in Colorado — from politicians to cutting-edge recruiters — are making changes they …

Profit

Measure What Matters

Your company's social and environmental impact.<p>Get Started<p>Join 40,000+ businesses using this free, confidential tool<p>See how people are building …

3 Angles for Understanding Angels

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not everyone trying to raise funds for a new venture succeeds in scoring a check from Oprah.<p>But Judith Griffin is a determined woman with high expectations. She founded Pathways to College, which is based in Teaneck, N.J., in …

Entrepreneurship

The 5 Secrets to a More Readable Website

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In my last column, I stressed the importance of producing quality content, but a website packed with amazing content and top search-engine rankings won’t do your business any good if your visitors don’t stick around long enough …

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How an Entrepreneur Should Never Behave

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It takes a mature leader to accept full responsibility when things go wrong. It takes courage to take a good hard look in the mirror and face reality. It takes savvy to admit failure, learn from the experience, and move …

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