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How to motivate older kids without using rewards, punishment or fear. (No, really.)

Bo Burnham’s movie “Eighth Grade” brilliantly captures the challenges facing tweens and teens. Kids at that age are experiencing a complicated and often awkward time of self-discovery and growth<i>.</i> They are concerned with their identity and sense of self, yet much of what they see and experience can …

High School

12 Expert-Approved Tips to Get a Better Night's Sleep

Snooze your way to a full eight hours by following our expert advice in three key sleepy-time areas.

Sleep

MNDFL's CEO On The Power Of Meditation, Compassion And Following Your Passion

MNDFL is an urban oasis that provides refuge for New Yorkers who seek calmness and clarity through meditation and a like-minded community. When you walk into the sun-drenched studio filled with plants, neutral colors, comfy pillows, handmade meditation cushions and candles, you instantly feel more …

Meditation

How The Founders Of Chatbooks Pivoted A Struggling Startup Into A Multi-Million Dollar Business

Many successful entrepreneurs start businesses because they notice a problem and want to create a solution. When Vanessa Quigley realized she didn’t have an easy, fast and affordable way to create photo albums of her family, she and her husband, Nate Quigley, built the solution. Chatbooks is an app …

How One Millennial Graphic Designer Built A Business That Broke $2 Million

Melyssa Griffin, 28, started her career as an English teacher at several schools in Japan, not long after getting her B.A. from the University of California at Irvine. She soon realized that though the work was rewarding, it wasn’t her true calling. By 2014, she decided to try another direction and …

Entrepreneurship

10 Under-the-Radar State Parks

Red Fleet – Utah<p>Quiet waters abound at this park near the south entrance to Dinosaur National Monument. Its main campground is an excellent place to …

600+ Women Open Up About Working In Health Care In 2018

It’s been well noted that women are the primary decision makers when it comes to health and care decisions in the U.S. However, in 2018 they are still greatly underrepresented in health care leadership. Consequently, the team at Rock Health – who has become well known for its mid-year reports on …

Digital Health

No Time For Balance? The Solution May Be Simpler Than You Think

Most people who feel the crush of busyness have heard the clichéd advice about time management: “Either run the day or the day runs you.” And my favorite, “The bad news is that time flies. The good news is that you’re the pilot.”<p>The interesting thing about clichéd advice is that sometimes it’s …

Time Management

10 great places to try tiny-house living on vacation

The latest way to live large on vacation is to think small. The tiny-house trend has spawned hotels that let guests experience what it’s like to live in fully contained homes that can measure less than 200 square feet. “People are just curious because they’ve heard so much about tiny houses,” says …

Jackson Hole

Every Girl Needs to See Barbie's Video on How Women Apologize WAY Too Much

Barbara Millicent Roberts — more commonly known as Barbie — got super real about how girls often feel the overwhelming need to apologize even if they haven't done anything wrong. In a recent YouTube video called "Sorry Reflex," Barbie laid out how detrimental being overly apologetic can be for …

Framing

The founder of a $500 million baked-goods empire says the 2 qualities that made her successful were the hardest to learn

Kathleen King knows a thing or two about building a successful business.<p>She's the founder of Tate's Bake Shop, the baked-goods empire that sold for $500 million to Mondolēz International, maker of Oreo and Chips Ahoy, 18 years after King rebuilt the remains of her first baked-goods company, which …

North Sea

9 Female Founders On Mental Health & The Self-Care Tips That Work For Them

The world is still reeling from the tragic deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, in the same week in June. While these two beloved icons were living with depression and despair, we are left with questions about why they chose to end their lives.<p>While Spade and Bourdain were unique in their …

Taking Another Person’s Perspective Doesn’t Help You Understand Them - Facts So Romantic

<i>To understand someone, we should not imagine their point of view but make the effort to “get” their perspective.</i>Pixabay / Public DomainNo moral …

Why More Americans Are Breaking $1 Million in One-Person Businesses

Searching for colorful napkins and cups to liven up their next bash, hosts all over the country turn to Party Innovations, a one-man internet store. The thriving shop enables Jeff Sadowsky, a New York City dad, to generate over $1 million in annual revenue per year.<p>When Sadowsky, a former computer …

Entrepreneurship

The reasons why women’s voices are deeper today

We’re not talking Barry White here but some fascinating research reveals how women’s voices are becoming deeper in some countries.<p>If you listen to radio programmes from the 1940s and 1950s you’ll notice some striking differences between the way that people spoke then and how we express ourselves …

Laurene Powell Jobs is investing in media, education, sports and more. What does she want? - The Washington Post

Laurene Powell Jobs — like the inventors and disrupters who were all around her — was thinking big. It was 2004, and she was an East Coast transplant — sprung from a cage in West Milford, N.J., as her musical idol Bruce Springsteen might put it — acclimating to the audacious sense of possibility …

Silicon Valley

Opinion: What lunch with Warren Buffett taught me about investing and life

It’s been 10 years since I and my friend, investor Mohnish Pabrai, won the annual Glide Foundation charity auction for lunch with legendary investor …

Investing

45 of the Best Butt-Shaping Workouts For Women

We're all about the booty gains lately — seriously, who isn't?! Whether you have five minutes or 60, we've got a booty workout for you.<p>Work Out Your Lower Body and Butt Like Fitness Model Jen Selter — No Equipment Required<p>20-Minute Ab and Butt Workout Guaranteed to Leave You Sore Tomorrow<p>Sculpt …

PopSugar

It's a Bodyweight Workout You Can Print and Do Anywhere — No Excuses!

There are so many ways to strength train — dumbbells, barbells, med balls, kettlebells — and we like them all. But bodyweight workouts are perfect for doing anywhere since you don't need any equipment they turn your body into a gym. We created this bodyweight workout to help you bust through any …

TruStory, a new startup, just raised $3 million to identify ICO scams before they happen

Investing in initial coin offerings, or ICOs, is a minefield. This isn’t just true for people with absolutely no technical background but also for many investors who may be well-versed in tech but still struggle to understand many projects’ white papers.<p>Enter TruStory, a platform for users to …

Bill Gates Says Every Manager Should Read This Book

The Bill Gates book club has a new addition.<p>The co-founder of Microsoft and co-chair of the Gates Foundation has written a testimonial for John …

In 4 Words, Billionaire Melinda Gates Gives What May be the Best Career Advice Out There

Truly, words to live by.<p>Melinda Gates is a billionaire, a philanthropist, and a striver. She's constantly striving for more--more influence, more aid distributed, more metrics to evaluate the efficacy of programs, more impact.<p>The Gates Foundation is a major player on the world stage when it comes …

This is the #1 hack for banishing negative self-talk, according to experts

“I’m a loser.” “I’m not good enough.” “I suck at life.” “I’m going to die alone.” If you’ve ever said any of the above to yourself, you’re not alone. …

‘Portraits of Resilience’ destigmatize depression at one of the world’s top universities

<b>Judy Woodruff:</b><p>It is a particularly tense time on college campuses these days with final exams.<p>Many universities are trying to deal more explicitly …

Sego Awards aim to raise profile of Utah's female entrepreneurs

SALT LAKE CITY — Despite the great strides being made by Utah's homegrown companies, the number of women recognized for their achievements is …

‎The Mother of All Social Networks : App Store Story

A former Googler and Twitter executive reveals how she rose through the ranks and landed one of the most important jobs at Silicon Valley's hottest startup, Slack

When Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield asked April Underwood to be the company's first-ever chief product officer earlier this year, she wasn't surprised.<p>For most of her time at the company, Underwood, who previously managed product teams at both Twitter and Google, had worked side-by-side with …

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

The Riveter partners with Poppy to offer on-demand childcare for members of the co-working space

The Riveter is teaming up with another female-focused Seattle startup to make it easier for its members to secure childcare.<p>Members of the co-working …

Startup Spotlight: Mom starts education company with sons to spark next-generation of entrepreneurs

Soojung Smith thought entrepreneurship was a grownup pursuit. Then her sons schooled her.<p>The up-and-coming Generation Z-cohort that includes her two …