Sara Fairley

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Here’s exactly what you can—and can’t—eat on Whole30

Imagine this: You’re going strong on Day 15 of Whole30 and you feel like you’ve gotten into the swing of things. Then the afternoon rolls around and …

Nutrition

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Explains Racism to the Supreme Court

This morning, the Supreme Court decided 5-4 that a central piece of the Voting Rights Act of 1964 (or VRA) is unconstitutional.<p>Pretty much anyone who …

Right To Vote

'Lies My Teacher Told Me,' And How American History Can Be Used As A Weapon

When I was a high school junior in New Orleans taking AP American history, my teacher assigned us a paperback book. Slim in contrast to our hulking required textbook, it was a funny, compelling, even shocking read. <i>Lies My Teacher Told Me</i>, by James Loewen, explained how history textbooks got the …

Southern States

How to Side Hustle your Writing Career While Working Full-Time — #1: Making Time

<i>Part 1: 5 Tips for Finding the Time to Work on Your Side Hustle</i>Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped …

The Trump Administration Will Stop at Nothing to Keep America White

Though the proposed Mexican border wall and the “zero tolerance” policy that yielded family separations get all the headlines, the Trump …

Immigration

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult

<i>Answer by David Bailey, CEO of Spotnight, on Quora.</i><p>I’ve learned several foreign languages as an adult. I was able to learn French to conversation …

Language Learning

The Day Trump Told Us There Was Attempted Collusion with Russia

August 5, 1974, was the day the Nixon Presidency ended. On that day, Nixon heeded a Supreme Court ruling and released the so-called smoking-gun tape, a recording of a meeting, held two years earlier, with his chief of staff, H. R. Haldeman. Many of Nixon’s most damaging statements came in the form …

Donald Trump

Take a Mental Vacation With These Enchanting Magical Realism Books

Magical realism is one of the most unique forms of narrative fiction. It also happens to be one of the easiest genres to fall in love with. Weaving …

Books

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

Tell me what you say ‘yes’ to, and I’ll tell you who you are

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”  —  Warren …

Self-improvement

Conservative columnist: If Cohen is telling the truth, put a fork in Trump's presidency | Opinion

Cohen's testimony, if credible, would make for a compelling case, possibly entailing conspiracy; perpetrating a fraud on the U.S.; soliciting …

Donald Trump

Why magnesium is one doctor’s “front-line prescription” for PMS symptoms

Many women (okay, <i>me</i>) dread the days leading up to our monthly periods. From the bloating, cramps, and breakouts to the mood swings and all-around …

Wellness

5 Shocking Student Loan Stats

It's time to get schooled on student debt -- and avoid the trap so many others fall into.<p>If you're walking around saddled with student debt, you're …

College & University

In Georgia Governor’s Race, a Defining Moment for a Southern State

ATLANTA — The Republican won the nomination Tuesday after branding himself a politically incorrect conservative who would “round up criminal illegals” and haul them to the border in his very own pickup. The Democrat all but opened her campaign by demanding that the iconic carvings of Jefferson …

Georgia (U.S. State)

5 tips to nail your LinkedIn profile like a boss

LinkedIn has been around for a loooong time — since 2002, that is. Facebook was still a mere fantasy of Harvard underclassman Mark Zuckerberg, and …

Social Media

This Chart Reveals Which College Degrees Will Get You the Highest Salary

Travel<p>By Joe McGauley Published On 07/27/2018<p>@jwmcgauley<p>By Joe McGauley @jwmcgauley Published On 07/27/2018<p>Certain advanced college degrees have long …

College & University

The Difference Between People Who Succeed And People Who Flop

Successful people charge forward, take calculated risks, and come out on top because of it. But do you ever wonder what it is that <i>really</i> sets them apart from the rest? Jim Rohn believed it was pretty simple. He said, “Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don’t wish …

Self-improvement

Stacey Abrams Could Become America's First Black Female Governor—If She Can Turn Georgia Blue

People tend to remember the first time they heard Stacey Abrams speak, and it’s easy to see why. On a Friday afternoon in May, the Democratic nominee …

Georgia (U.S. State)

What you need to know about LGBT rights in 11 maps

Australians have voted in favour of legalising same-sex marriage. The non-binding postal vote saw 61.6% of people support allowing same-sex couples …

If You Want to Build Muscle Without Lifting Weights, You Need to Read This

One of the quickest ways to build muscle is to begin implementing consistent weightlifting into your workout routine. Weightlifting is effective because it creates micro-tears in the muscle and the muscle then repairs itself becoming stronger, which means you build more muscle. A solid …

Exercise

How This Digital Marketing Guru Went From Being Flat Broke to Making Millions

Jeff Rose talks with the 'Millennial Money' blogger about his incredible financial journey.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose sits down to talk with the finance blogger behind "Millennial Money," Grant Sabatier, about …

Entrepreneurship

Georgia race pits 'politically incorrect' Republican against Democrat who would be the first black female governor

It is shaping up to be the ultimate identity-politics contest: A brash, shotgun-wielding, white male conservative who bills himself as “politically incorrect” will compete in Georgia’s gubernatorial race with a liberal Ivy League Democrat who hopes to be the nation’s first black female …

Georgia (U.S. State)

'White people are so fragile, bless 'em' … meet Rhiannon Giddens, banjo warrior

‘We’re all racist to some degree,” says Rhiannon Giddens. “Just like we’re all privileged to some degree. I have privilege in my system because I’m light-skinned. I hear people say, ‘I didn’t have it easy growing up either.’ But when did it become a competition?”<p>As someone on a mission to bridge …

Folk Festival

A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism

In more than twenty years of running diversity-training and cultural-competency workshops for American companies, the academic and educator Robin DiAngelo has noticed that white people are sensationally, histrionically bad at discussing racism. Like waves on sand, their reactions form predictable …

Race & Ethnicity

13 Things Highly Successful People Do Not Waste Their Mental Energy On

Highly successful people (regardless of the variety of ways one could define being “successful”) all seem to understand a few core principles. Chief among them is that it is not your time, but your energy, that is limited each day and therefore, needs to be carefully managed.<p>This is why you hear …

Self-improvement

How White People Have Reacted to Black Success Over Time in the United States

<i>In this op-ed, writer Kim Reynolds explains the history of "whitelashes" in the United States.</i><p>On November 9, 2016, CNN commentator Van Jones described Donald Trump’s nearly solidified victory to become president of the United States as a “whitelash.”<p>“This was a whitelash against a changing country, …

Civil Rights

It’s High Time For The United States To Elect The President By Popular Vote

6:40 AM 07/23/2018<p>While in Helsinki, President Donald Trump again voiced his support for a national popular vote for president. This is the third …

Donald Trump

We Paid Off $147,000 in Debt in 3 Years. Here’s How We Became Financially Free

"It became like a game to us."<p>Jessie and Josh Boyce had secured the best-paying, most stable careers they’d ever had when they moved to Florida in …

Personal Finance

11 Black Politicians Running For Office This November To Keep On Your Radar

As we near the midterm elections and 45's administration continues to spiral out of control, it's time for us to get familiar with the candidates. I …

United States

12 clever ways to save money every day, according to financial experts

While you may already be familiar with some money-saving tactics— such as bringing your lunch to work instead of buying it or getting fewer cups of coffee out — there are more creative ways to save money every day that you may not yet be doing.<p>After all, when it comes to money matters, every cent …

Personal Finance