Mathew Waita

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Science Says Doing This One Thing Will Make Your Kids Happier Adults

By AnnaMarie Houlis<p>Science says happier people are raised by parents who do this one thing, according to Jeff Haden. But I need to ask: What if the …

Happiness

The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)

You’re sick of the same self-help literature that promises success in just a few simple steps. So am I. It’s all over the Internet, and if it were as …

Self-improvement

How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

6 Tips for Building Trust in Yourself

There’s no one more important to trust than yourself. Sometimes we lose trust in ourselves after we make a mistake or after someone criticizes us …

Self-confidence

A Girl's Guide to the Tween Years

The tween years aren't easy for anybody, parent or child, boy or girl. But the preteen years can be especially hard on girls. Puberty is just the …

Parenting

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

My friends all give their preschoolers tablets. Should my 4-year-old have one?

<i>Q: I’ve noticed that my mom friends all give their preschool-age kids tablets (to play games, watch videos, etc.). Should I get one for my 4-year-old daughter? I admit that it would be a great tool to use while waiting in lines, sitting in restaurants or doing something where it would be helpful if</i> …

Parenting

These warning signs could mean your child is depressed, according to a child psychiatrist

According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) , depression and other related disorders will be the second most common disease worldwide by 2020 — but the most alarming aspect of this is that this phenomenon is far from exclusive to adults; children at elementary age can be diagnosed with the …

Depression

These 20 pictures will teach you more than reading 100 books

“Art isn’t only a painting. Art is anything that’s creative, passionate, and personal. An artists is someone who uses bravery, insight, creativity, …

Self-improvement

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

4 soft skills you should have mastered by age 30

By the time you’re blowing out the candles on your 30th birthday cake, most professionals have been working for a solid eight years. Throw in …

Emotional Intelligence

Bill Gates and Warren Buffett Reveal the 1 Trait That Made Them Both Rich

The key to both Bill Gates's and Warren Buffet's success can be summed up in one unexpected word.<p>The documentary <i>Becoming Warren Buffett</i> is must-watch TV. It's the story of a man who pinched pennies his whole life only to amass a fortune of over $80 billion, most of which he has pledged to the Bill …

Bill Gates

My Daughter Struggles With Self-Esteem, So I Do These 10 Things to Make Her Feel More Confident

Several years ago, my 5-year-old was in a very dark place in her life. At the time, she was having difficulty with school and she was in the process of being diagnosed with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder). She was suffering from depression, and it took a toll on her self-esteem. As …

Self-help

If You're Bothered That Kylie Jenner Is Worth $900 Million at Age 20, It's Time to Admit This Brutal Truth

Her story reflects a central, brutal truth of our age. It's probably time we all admitted it.<p>Let's talk about Kylie Jenner: scion of the Jenner-Kardashian family, reality TV show star, entrepreneur, social-media influencer.<p>Also, at age 20, near-billionaire. She's worth more than $900 million, …

Kylie Jenner

Six Steps To Becoming A Master Of Critical Thinking

Critical thinking stars are balanced thinkers. They practice moderation to insure against the perils of overthinking or underthinking. They are devotees of appropriateness and walk a path of situational awareness.<p>Real critical thinkers are disciplined in their craft of issue resolution. They honor …

Critical Thinking

Serena Williams's Secret for Never Cracking Under Pressure Can Work for You, Too

It's used by sports stars and Zen masters, but it can help business leaders handle high-pressure situations too.<p>Watch Serena Williams play at Wimbledon today and you'll no doubt be left in open-mouthed awe at the speed, strength, and precision of her play. But perhaps the most impressive thing …

Serena Williams

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you’re …

Productivity

'Following Your Passion' Is Dead - Here's What To Replace It With

When someone in your life is asking the important “What should I do with my life?” question – have you ever told them “<i>Just follow your passion”</i>?<p>If so, please stop doing that. Yes, completely, and forever. Because it’s garbage advice. Among the worst out there, right next to the original food …

Self-improvement

11 Ways You're Wasting Time Instead of Doing What You Need to be Successful

When was the last time you found anything on social media that moved your life forward?<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s the end of another busy day, and you look back and wonder “Where did the time go?” Most likely, part of your time was eaten up with …

Productivity

To get real stuff done, focus on the 20% of your work that leads to 80% of your results

To get better results, do less but do it better.<p>Many of us work in an endless stream of tasks, emails, notifications, meetings, multitasking in the …

Time Management

Why You Should Enroll Your Kids in Piano Lessons, According to Science

With 88 keys and hundreds of internal strings, a standard piano produces a slew of unique sounds and tones. And mastering that complex system doesn’t …

National Academy of Sciences

Bill Gates Always Turns to Warren Buffett for Advice. Here Are 4 Great Tips He's Received Over 25 Years

And the most important thing here's learned from Buffett over 25 years? It might surprise you.<p>Billionaires Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have been close friends for more than 25 years. Whenever they hang out together, Gates says, "I feel like a kid in a candy store. And not just because of his …

Bill Gates

Raising Kids Who Want To Read — Even During The Summer

<i>This piece combines two interviews from 2015 and 2016</i>.<p>You sneak them into backpacks and let them commingle with the video games (hoping some of the latter's appeal will rub off). You lay them around the kids' beds like stepping stones through the Slough of Despond and, for good measure, Vitamix …

Kids

According to Oprah, All Your Arguments Come Down to These 3 Questions

If the answers are no, there's likely going to be a problem.<p>Conflict is complicated.<p>Most of the time, it involves feelings that are both logical and illogical. That thing you're fighting about, whether at home or at work, is about both what's being stated and what's not being stated. It's about …

Oprah Winfrey

How to survive the teenage years: a parents’ guide

The Quentin Blake picture book, Zagazoo, tells the surreal story of George and Bella, who become parents after they unwrap a parcel containing a baby. The perfect baby becomes a baby vulture who screeches all night; in toddlerdom, he’s a clumsy elephant. When Zagazoo hits the teen years, he turns …

Mental Health

Montessori at home: How to fight summer boredom

Summer is a more relaxed time that often brings more quality time with your kids. Whether you have full days at home with them or just fewer sports …

Kids

Dads, it's time to reassess how we're raising our kids — especially our boys.

Parents and carers, listen up:<p>The development of emotional literacy and intelligence is not a task we can outsource to a school system, youth group, …

Parenting

You Need a Life Strategy Because Extraordinary Lives Don't Happen by Accident

No extraordinary person started out that way.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To achieve the life you want, one that will truly make you satisfied, you need to prioritize it above all else. If you want a life of success, a life filled with spiritual happiness …

Motivation

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

How to Make a Toddler Sleepy by Wearing Them Out Before Bed

Exertion helps wear a child out, but there’s no better way to help them sleep than a firm and regular sleep ritual.<p>Problems with infant sleep are …

Kids