Kristi Henry

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10 Fantastical Mythology Books to Read When You Need a Spark of Imagination

Joan Didion once wrote, "We tell ourselves stories to live," but perhaps we also tell ourselves stories in order to imagine. When life can be all too …

Books

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

5 books to help you do less and achieve more

We've all been there. It's the 11th hour before a deadline, and a project you've had plenty of time to complete is suddenly about to be overdue. You kick yourself for not finishing it sooner and wonder how this happened yet again.<p>But there's no need to beat yourself up! Just realize you need to …

Time Management

7 Life-Changing Books I

Read In 2018 (and the 7 that I plan to read next)<p>These 7 books will change your life.<p>I have been reading a lot of books this year.<p>I’ve re-read some …

Happiness

Hands on: Scrivener 3.03 is the best tool for writing books

Scrivener isn't necessarily the best for making books or e-books, but now it doesn't have to be since it's added Vellum support. AppleInsider checks …

Writing

20 Tech Tips to Shake Up Learning

Episode 337 with Kasey Bell From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kasey Bell shares her tech tips for …

Education Technology

Keep Your Day Job but Everyone Needs a Side Project

An exciting, intriguing experiment brewing behind the scenes just might evolve into your life's work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What do abstract expressionist art and virtual reality have in common? They were both pioneered as side projects.<p>Jackson Pollock was a …

Jackson Pollock

Plot Development: Strengthen Your Plot through Character Creation

How to Plot a Story:<p>Plotting a story is easier with a plot development chart that outlines both character development and action description. A …

Creative Writing

Learn a Foreign Language Through Immersion Using TV Shows and Books With This App

When you’re trying to learn a foreign language, there’s no better way than being immersed in it. Language immersion, after all, is how most of us …

Language Learning

What you read matters more than you might think

A study published in the International Journal of Business Administration in May 2016, found that what students read in college directly affects the level of writing they achieve. In fact, researchers found that reading content and frequency may exert more significant impacts on students’ writing …

Creative Writing

Most Job Candidates Fail My Simple Interview Test Right Away. Here's How.

Here are five things you can do to make your job hunt easier.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every single time I interview a candidate for a position at work, I always start out by saying, “Tell me about yourself.”<p>Of course, I start with a little small talk here and …

Employment

Want to be a Great Writer? Then Don’t Focus on Writing. (Do This Instead)

Hemingway was an American journalist, novelist, and short story-ist whose brevity and inimitable style influenced an entire generation of fiction …

Writing

12 Books About Mental Health Everybody Should Read

Help to understand yours a little better.<p>When the world feels like a confusing place, seek solace in books. Here, The Reading Agency, a charity that believes in tackling life’s big challenges through the proven power of reading, have pulled together a list of 12 books about mental health that …

Mental Health

How to lose weight using your MIND: Hypnotherapist's advice is backed by science and she also reveals her 3 golden rules to control cravings and emotional eating

A hypnotherapist has today revealed how you can lose weight using only your mind - and she claims dieting won't help.<p>Malminder Gill, a Harley Street …

Holistic Medicine

5 easy ways to uncover your creative genius

How would you describe creativity? Is it an innate way of thinking, or is it more like a muscle that can be developed with regular activity? The …

Creativity

8 High-Fiber & Low-Carb Foods Everyone Should Be Eat, According to Nutritionist

When finding a healthy eating plan that works for you, it's often a fine balance (eat more of this and less of that, and so forth). Up until a few years ago, I was personally able to eat most of what I wanted without gaining weight—but that meant I wasn't eating anywhere near as healthily as I …

Nutrition

Why you should try the '8 till 8' rule: Doctor reveals the simple diet tweak that helps with weight loss, boosts immunity and improves gut health

Doctor Rangan Chatterjee recently revealed the link between poor gut health and a variety of illnesses from eczema and joint pain to acne and mental …

Wellness

The 28 Best New Books to Curl Up With This Fall

<i>Brenda Janowitz is the POPSUGAR books correspondent. She is the author of five novels, including The Dinner Party.</i> Summer is great, but who doesn't love Fall? Is there anything better than curling up beside the fire with a book? OK, yes, taking a long, warm bath with a great read is pretty …

Books

How to Find Google's New Built-In Breathing Exercise

Google has given us the best email service, the best Maps app, one of the best AI assistants, and the best search engine. And now, they’re getting …

Mindfulness

Editing Fiction Like a Pro: The 5 Most Common Mistakes That Bog Down Your Narrative

<b>The most common mistakes that bog down an otherwise flowing narrative are easy to avoid or correct when you’re editing fiction scenes. These five</b> …

Writing

How can you increase your metabolism? Nutritionist shares 6 things to know

Is it really possible to boost your metabolism? A nutritionist weighs in.<p>When it comes to managing weight, the concept of “calories in” is clear, but what about "calories out" — also known as metabolism, or the rate the body burns calories?<p>Metabolism is one of the most important and most …

Weight Loss

One Way to Plot a Novel

Plotter or Pantser?The first decision a writer faces at the beginning of a long fiction project is whether they are going to plot it or pants it. One …

Writing

The Roku Channel Is Now Free on the Web

Roku hardware is no longer required to access the movies, TV shows, and live news streams offered for free on The Roku Channel. Simply load it up on …

TV shows

10 Based on Science: 10 Nutrition And Workout Tips For Women Who Want To Lose 50 Pounds In 4 Months

Although the statistics claim that men and women suffer weight issues alike, the women folk will agree it’s a tougher battle for them. Men have it …

Workouts

How to Overhaul Your Career: Learn to Disrupt Yourself

The bestselling author of 'Build an A-Team' and 'Disrupt Yourself,' Whitney Johnson, chats with David Meltzer about the lessons she learned from her time on Wall Street.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many of us feel stuck in a given role, without realizing that we …

Harvard Business School

3 Websites with Amazing User Experiences And Why The Hell You Should Care About UX Anyway

Google provides a wonderful experience for their users. Just before I began writing this blog article, I googled “user experience.” Just like that, …

UX Design

Why You Should Take A Nap Every Day (And How To Get Away With It)

Every day, a little after 1 p.m., I put my phone into airplane mode, set a timer for 20 minutes, lie down somewhere quiet and close my eyes.<p>Depending on where I am, I nap in the car, a small room at the back of the office or on a couch at home. I’ve even napped in a bathroom at the back of an …

Sleep

Why Structure Matters When You Are Writing a Novel

<b>The Power of Structure</b><p>It’s fair to say I am obsessed with structure. The way I think of it is that structure drives voice and voice connects with readers. Why play it safe with an all-seeing third-person narrator and a linear, A to Z journey, when you can challenge yourself, your characters, and …

Books

I Gave Up on Squarespace and Built My Own Photo Website from Scratch

For the past several years my photography website called Squarespace home. Among online, fully-contained, content management systems, it is hard to …

Web Design

Starting a New Job? Do These 3 Things on Your First Day to Start Right

Come prepared.<p><i>What can a person do on the first day of a new job that will impress their boss the most? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Shuba Swaminathan, VP Product, on Quora:</b><p><b>What</b> …

Career Development