Melissa Landrum

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20 DIY Home Decor Ideas Using Decorative Paper

20 DIY Home Decor Ideas Using Decorative Paper<p>Updated on March 7, 2018<p>I recently shared an article about different ways pretty patterned papers, like …

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Traveling while gluten free: a survival guide

While eating dessert in Finikas, a tiny town on Syros in Greece, I realized that I might have made a terrible mistake. I didn’t speak Greek but I had presented the restaurant’s owner with a celiac translation card in his native tongue. Through limited English, he assured me that his dessert was …

Gluten-Free

Millennials are obsessed with Whole 30, the ‘cultish’ fad diet taking over Instagram and Pinterest

Chantal Strasburger first heard about the Whole 30 diet after her junk-food-loving friend confessed she overhauled her diet in an attempt to distance herself from sugar. Whole 30, she learned, was not only a break from sugar, but from so many ubiquitous foods. Strasburger was perplexed.<p>"I've always …

Making What You Feel: Editing a Landscape Photo

<i>All images in this post by Jamie A MacDonald. Used with permission.</i><p>Catchy title for a post? I hope it has you thinking,because that title is exactly …

How going gluten, dairy and sugar free saved my life

What do you think of when you hear arthritis?<p>I think of someone in their 60s, graying hair — in a nutshell, an older person. I sure didn’t think of a young, seemingly healthy teenage girl.<p>But now I do. <b></b>Hi, everyone. I’m <b></b>Dylan, and when I was <b></b>17, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis.<p>Shocked? …

Why You Should Give Yourself A Year-End Review

Reflecting on your accomplishments and failures is a useful tool for personal growth. Here are six steps to help you set goals for 2016.<p>A growing number of companies, including GE, Accenture, and Deloitte, have done away with the annual review, opting instead for quicker feedback via monthly or …

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Renee Robyn’s Top Tips for Creating Epic Digital Art

Photographer and Digital Artist Renee Robyn survived a devastating motorcycle crash that nearly left her paralyzed. Unable to leave her bed while …

7 Secrets To Achieving Mega Online Success

<b>You want to make a difference.</b> You want to live a life that matters. To do that, you must stop letting every day slip away.You must start your day …

5 Motivational Videos To Help You Succeed In Life

I am not as successful as Bill Gates or Steve Jobs, but I am very proud of what I have achieved in the last couple of months.<p>In the last six months I …

Motivation

Why your daily schedule just isn't working for you (and how to fix it)

Is your Google Calendar overbooked with tons of microprojects? Does Trello take up hours of your day? Have you made so many lists that you can't even …

Project Management

15 Post-Harry Potter Revelations from Pottermore

Since J.K. Rowling launched Pottermore in 2012, the <i>Harry Potter</i> author has been steadily revealing secrets of the wizarding world, delving into the …

Stop Working So Much Over Summer Break

Summertime means warm weather, enjoying the outdoors, and time with friends and family. It’s a chance to stop, slow down, and hopefully explore our …

Top 5 Most Effective Tips for Self-Improvement and Success

There are hundreds of books out there which will let you know how you should make improvements in your personality. Additionally, you can attend …

The Silicon Valley 100 2015: 1-100

After months of research and debate, Business Insider has released the <b>Silicon Valley 100</b>, the who's who of the most prominent, and coolest, people in Silicon Valley.<p>To compile the list, we looked at who won big in the past year: star executives, industry-changing acquisitions, top VCs, promising …

Revamp Your Approach to Your Finances with a Hunter Mentality

There’s a reason the Lannisters chose the lion as their sigil, and it’s not because they share the same hair color. Having a hunter mentality towards …

The 5 Mental Barriers to Greatness Only You Can Remove

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is nothing more inspiring than witnessing greatness, and watching those who have dedicated their entire life to a craft. Most haven’t thought about greatness, because they don’t think it’s possible.<p>In a time of insurmountable …

My 102-Year-Old Grandma's Chicken Broth Recipe

My grandma who is just about to turn 103 is as sharp as a tack and can still sniff out a stock cube at one hundred paces. Her cooking is very traditional and one of her mainstays in the kitchen is home-made broth. When I was healing my gut I ate this recipe constantly and still do.<p>Many supermarket …