Rob Mcdowell

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The Richest Self-Made Woman In Real Estate Shares Her Best Advice

How did Dottie Herman become the richest self-made woman in real estate?<p>As CEO of Douglas Elliman, Herman sits at the helm of one of the nation’s oldest and largest real estate brokerage firms with approximately $27.4 billion in annual sales volume and 7,000 real estate agents.<p>From her roots as a …

Real Estate

New Research Discovers That Depression Is An Allergic Reaction To Inflammation

New research is revealing that many cases of depression are caused by an allergic reaction to inflammation. Tim de Chant of <i>NOVA</i> writes: “Inflammation …

Problems With Trust? Trusting Others Starts With Trusting Yourself

"I have a hard time trusting people."<p>"I never feel like I can trust my husband (or wife)."<p>It is very common for me, in my work as a counselor, to hear the above statements. Trust issues abound in relationships. However, resolving trust issues is not about getting another person to be trustworthy. …

Divorce

Cannabis and Depression

We hear a lot about how cannabis has helped people suffering from a wide variety of physical ailments, from cancer to glaucoma to AIDS. Stories about …

Why Won’t I Let God Take Control?

<b>“Do not let sin control the way you live; do not give in to sinful desires . . . Instead, give yourselves completely to God, for you were dead, but</b> …

The Outbound Journal

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Make This Exact Smoothie If You Want to Lose Weight

Whether you're new to the smoothie-making scene with a barely-out-of-the-box NutriBullet in your kitchen or your blender has hundreds of smoothies …

Fitness

High-Protein, High-Fiber Blueberry Cheesecake Smoothie

Sometimes you don't want a spinach-kale-flaxseed-avocado smoothie. You want something that tastes super unhealthy, but you actually want it to be healthy. It's a tough predicament, but this smoothie is stepping up to the challenge.<p>Sweet and creamy and such a gorgeous vibrant color, this breakfast …

Healthy Eating

The Top 10 Risk Factors In Flipping Houses (And What To Do About Them)

Unlike home builders who have a fairly controlled process from the ground up, “flippers” don’t always know what problems are lurking behind walls or in the crawl spaces of older homes. Years of experience and hundreds of properties have taught me where the risks are in the house flipping business …

Real Estate

This Doctor Has Studied Gut Health for 40 Years—Here's Exactly What He Eats

Mahmoud Ghannoum, Ph.D., MBA, FIDSA, could be considered the godfather of microbiome research. Not only has he pioneered breakthrough research in the …

Microbiome

Here’s the new 256-page hardcover Super Mario Encyclopedia

<b>(Update 2/22 2:00pm):</b> Pre-orders for the Super Mario Encyclopedia Hardcover Book are now down 20% at <b>$23.99 shipped</b>.<p>Publisher Dark Horse and the folks over at Nintendo have been quite successful with the trilogy of Zelda reference guides. The Zelda Encyclopedia features hundreds of pages detailing …

Retrogaming

The Diet Change That Helped This Man Lose 70 Pounds

Even as an American Football player in college, Gates Garcia never really considered himself “healthy,” despite his intense weight lifting routine. …

The Biggest Mistake Almost Every Real Estate Agent Makes

I know it seems counterintuitive, but believe it or not, one of the biggest mistakes almost every real estate agent makes is trying to help anybody and everybody.<p>But, here’s the thing: If you can help anybody, how is a potential client supposed to know why they should call you versus every other …

Sunniva ‘Shark Tank’: A Look Inside the Blend of Organic Colombian Coffee & Coconut Oil

(Amazon)<p>Sunniva Super Coffee entered the <i>Shark Tank</i> with their organic coffee-coconut oil blended beverages in flavors like Vanilla Bean, Maple …

Coconut

This SEO tool keeps your site one step ahead of the competition

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO, has flourished into a hot topic amongst marketers and web developers aiming to promote their brands on the web. …

Google Search

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

33 Most Unhealthy Foods You Should Avoid

With so much talk of healthy foods and what you should be eating, the foods that are the worst for us can get overlooked. The reason it’s so hard to …

I drank lemon water every morning for a week — and I saw results

Winter can be a difficult time to stay healthy when it seems like everyone around you is infected with the flu. Although there are many natural remedies and precautions you can take to try and fight these nasty viruses, sometimes, their attack is just too strong. So this winter, I decided to try …

Amazfit promises 45 days of battery life from its $99 smartwatch

Plenty of companies have tried to replicate the success of the Apple Watch, but so far most have fallen well short. But a new option from Amazfit …

Batteries

This Apple Watch clone has GPS and 45 days of battery life for $99

Amazfit’s Bip provides up to a month and a half of smarts on a single charge<p>One of the biggest complaints with smartwatches is the need to recharge them as often as a smartphone. The best smartwatches you can get typically don’t last longer than two days, and most require daily charging. The new …

How This Dad Lost Nearly 100 Lbs. – and Gained a Six-Pack

Jeremiah Peterson decided to get serious about weight loss when a family hiking excursion last summer proved to be too taxing for his then 290-lb. …

How to lose your love handles

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you ask almost any fitness professional how to lose your love handles, they will tell you two things: No amount of abdominal crunches will make a difference if you don't first improve your diet and exercise regimen.<p>And there is no such thing as "spot reducing" when it comes to fat loss, …

Fitness

I Took a Shot of Apple Cider Vinegar for a Month and I Won't Stop

What's ACV?<p>More literally, apple cider vinegar is made out of the liquid of crushed apples. Bacteria and yeast are added to it to start fermentation …

How Negative Self Talk Is Slowly Sabotaging Your Life

When LeBron James talked about his decision to leave Cleveland for the Miami Heat back in 2010, he was met with a barrage of negativity. People …

Atlin Tumbler 30 oz. Stainless Steel Black Travel Mug is just $16 (Reg. $25)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, as part of its Gold Box Deals of the Day, Amazon is offering the Atlin Tumbler 30 oz. Double Wall Stainless Steel …

Stop living with pain and try out TriggerPoint’s Foam Massage Ball for $8

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon is offering the TriggerPoint Foam Massage Ball for Deep-Tissue Massage for just <b>$8.43 Prime shipped</b>. That’s more than $6 off …

Bring your tunes on the road w/ a Klipsch Groove Bluetooth speaker: $50 (Reg. $70)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Huppins (100% positive feedback lifetime) via Amazon has the Klipsch Groove Bluetooth Speaker on sale for <b>$49.99 shipped</b>. Normally …

Sensi’s Smart Thermostat works w/ Alexa for under $95 (Reg. $130)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Amazon currently has the Sensi Smart Thermostat that works with Amazon’s Alexa on sale for <b>$93.11 shipped</b>. Normally around $130 at …