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Experts Share Their Favorite 60-Second Self-Care Routines for Busy Moms

These 10 go-to tips are quick and effective ways to build self-care into your day, even when you're feeling totally overwhelmed.<p>Whether your L.O. is a newborn, toddler, or big kid, chances are you're often running around multitasking, attempting to tackle a bevy of to-dos. It's completely normal to …

Yoga

Bill Gates Reads 50 Books Per Year. But Only These 6 Leadership Books Made His List of Recommendations

Of all 186 books Bill Gates has ever recommended on his personal blog, six leadership books get special attention.<p>In a 2016 interview at the <i>New York Times</i>, Bill Gates said that reading is still the "main way that I both learn new things and test my understanding." He told <i>The Times</i> he reads about 50 …

Bill Gates

How to Design Highly Effective Products Using This 1 Technique

Stop asking what a better product looks like, and start thinking about the people who are going to use it.<p>If you're asking how to design a better chair, you're asking a product-focused question. If instead, you ask, how can I help someone who is tired of standing up, you're asking a human-centered …

Design

The Anti-Anxiety Mind Trick That Can Help You Stop Overthinking Every Single Decision

It's not easy, but it works.<p><i>This essay is adapted from</i> The Healthy Mind Toolkit <i>by Alice Boyes, PhD, a former clinical psychologist turned writer.</i><p>If …

Self-help

Want to Instantly Become a Better Writer? Stop Using These 7 Words in Emails

Where good writing is concerned, the words you don't use often matter more.<p>If you think you're not a good writer, you've probably gotten hung up on the "craft" of writing. Worry too much about <i>how</i> you write and it's hard to write well.<p>But that's okay: Style doesn't matter (unless you're Nicholas …

Hung Up

A Meeting Agenda Guide That Actually Works (Infographic)

Running a meeting isn't always easy. However, this guide will make them a piece of cake.<p>2 min read<p>Meetings can go two ways: They can end up being hour-long slow-talking processes that rarely cover what they needed to cover, or they can be productive, to-the-point collaborative get-togethers that …

Infographics

How To Pronounce Designer Brands: A Phonetic Guide

• Grazia<br>• Fashion<br>• Trends<p>by Katie Rosseinsky | 25 05 2016<p>Karlie Kloss for Swarovski © Swarovski<p>Fashion can be a minefield - the trends change every season, …

Innovate Faster by Asking this One Simple Question

Discover a sure fire way to a better way of working.<p>Innovation is like sex. Everyone's talking about it, but few of us are actually doing it. In the early 70s, Intel innovated. Gordon Moore led the bold shift from storage to microprocessing and in the process completely redesigned their business …

4 women reveal how they get flawless 'glass skin' — and their routines are surprisingly simple

The internet has recently become obsessed with "glass skin" — the Korean beauty technique that involves creating a gleaming, porcelain-like effect on the skin.<p>While not every Korean beauty expert uses the term "glass skin," beauty blogger Joan Kim describes the look as a "clear, poreless and dewy" …

How to use Files app with Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive

The Files app can reach documents stored on more than just iCloud Drive. It gives access a whole range of cloud-storage solutions. A new video from Apple shows how to set this up, but it’s a simple process.<p>This is part of a series demonstrating ways to get more out of an iPad, but this guide …

Weaning Can Cause A Major Shift In Your Hormones, So Here's How To Prepare

There are some things that come along with womanhood that, at the beginning and close of every chapter, like to stick around no matter the event. …

6 Gmail tips, tricks, and hacks to help you master your email

Have you ever accidentally sent a damning email to someone that you <i>intended</i> to save for the rest of time as a draft? Or made a friend audibly gasp at …

Productivity

My Appointment With a Vaginapractor Moved Me to Tears

When I told my mom group that I was seeing a vaginapractor, I used a knowing, can-you-believe-what-I-just-paid-for-cold-pressed-lettuce? tone.We all …

There are better things to say to a kid than "be careful!"

<b>"Be careful" has the best of intentions, but it's actually quite confusing to a child.</b><p>Years ago, I knew a girl who went to Nicaragua for a year and …

Sandals

I Bring This Salsa to Every Party, Then Eat It Alone in a Corner

It's 157% better than the jarred stuff, and it's always a party sensation—when I share.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the homemade salsa recipe that BA.com senior editor Alex Beggs couldn’t live …

Cooking

Want to Define Your Company's Culture? Start By Answering These 2 Simple Questions | Inc.com

Recent developments regarding sexual harassment allegations have leaders of companies scrambling to eliminate the potential for these behaviors in their companies and mitigate risk. Unfortunately, many of these efforts, albeit altruistic in motive, are tragically flawed in approach.<p>Rewriting …

Sexual Harassment

GE's Impending Breakup's Underlying Root Cause: The Need For A Single Overarching Strategy

GE has failed the cocktail napkin test. If you can’t explain your strategy to someone on the back of a cocktail napkin, it’s too complicated. The best-performing organizations have a single, overarching strategy that everyone in the organization understands. More complicated organizations end up …

Management

Social Problem Solving at Age 7 | Social & Emotional Growth | Child Development | PBS Parents

Encourage your child to solve conflicts peacefully:<p>Practice Clear Communication<p>To help children communicate their thoughts and feelings, teach them …

8 indispensable (and free) Google tools

Google is so much more than just the world’s premier search engine.<p>Google has a bevy of helpful products—many of which are completely free. If you …

9 phrases smart people never say

We've all said things that people interpreted differently than we intended. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that comes only …

Saying These Words Makes You Less Successful In Life, According To This Ivy League Professor

<i>Just</i>. It's a word that we've been told to eliminate from our language because it can come across as weak and minimizing, and could hamper how …

Employment

This Winter Solstice Cleansing Ritual Will Help Clear Your Mind Before The New Year

Up until a few days ago, I had no idea that the winter solstice was such a sacred, ceremonial, and anciently revered day. TBH, I've spent my life …

You Need to Stop These 9 Bad Email Habits | Inc.com

Lately, I've been super aware of my email habits and intent on correcting the bad ones.<p>I attribute this renewed email awareness to three things: the end-of-year flurry of work that results in an overflowing in box, my recent work with a business coach (more on this to come in future columns) and …

Sexual Harassment

This Brilliant Video Uses a Balloon & Ping-Pong Ball to Show Exactly How Contractions Work

Liz Chalmers' labor simulation teaching lesson was initially intended for her niece, but the informative clip has gone crazy viral!<p>When Liz Chalmers, owner at the Puget Sound Birth Center in Kirkland, Washington, and Renton, Washington, shot her now-viral Facebook video of labor simulation, she …

The 21 apps you should download first for your new iPhone X

To help you get started, we've picked our favorites.<p>This list includes both obvious choices you can find on the top charts and lesser-known software that we use and love. And we've also pointed out which apps have been updated for the the longer, notch-ed iPhone X screen.<p>Here's what to download …

6 Crucial Elements You Need, to Optimize Your Ecommerce Website

Does "ROYGBIV" mean anything to you? It should.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ecommerce plays an increasingly integral role in both our online and offline lives. Whether we're purchasing electronics, books, clothing or groceries, chances are we at least occasionally …

San Francisco: Where to take out-of-town relatives and guests - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it</i> <i>with new additions</i> <i>for</i> <i>summer 2018</i><i>.</i><p>The three-day holiday weekend is here folks. For many this means distant relatives, old friends, and new in-laws will drop by for a visit.<p>Naturally, you'll want to …

San Francisco

How and Where You Can Make Money Testing Websites

Turns Out, Testing Websites Can Be a Lucrative Side Hustle.<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>In a world of illegitimate online job opportunities, it’s nice to …

‘Ten Things I Always Tell Pregnant Women’

A conversation with Erica Chidi Cohen feels like one big pep talk. A doula, author and co-founder of LOOM (a education hub for pregnancy and …

Why Every Company Needs an Innovation Dashboard | Inc.com

A few years ago, I had the opportunity to visit Netflix's Silicon Valley office and interview one of their top executives. I asked about how they manage their innovation process. The surprising answer I received blew me away: "We don't have an innovation process. We <i>are</i> innovation," was the …

Innovation