Kristen Dean

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Simple Gardening Rules to Spruce Up Your Space

We lucked into a pretty fabulous space for our summertime pop-up store, goop MRKT: The oldest house on the main road through Amagansett, it’s …

Gardening

Productivity Apps to Stretch Your Days

We’re the first to test-drive any app that promises to make our to-do lists a little less daunting. On the flip side, the sheer number of options can …

Apps

10 Ways to Have Fewer Regrets by the End of the Week

If you ever find yourself thinking things like, “I didn’t get nearly as much accomplished this week as I wanted,” or “I should have spent more time …

College & University

Cookies for Charity

At five years old, I watched my sister Danielle, who has special needs, ride a horse for therapy. From the first time Danielle rode the horse, her …

10 Things Incredibly Likable People Never, Ever Do (and Why You Love Them for It) | Inc.com

Some people are incredibly likable because of the things they do. Some people are incredibly charismatic because of the things they do.<p>And some people are incredibly likable because of the things they <i>don't</i> do.<p>If you know someone who possesses the following qualities, share this with them -- and …

Self-improvement

Janet Foy: "How To Lose a Lot of Points at Regional Championships"

U.S. 5* dressage judge Janet Foy<br>Photo © Astrid AppelsTraining Your HorseAmerican 5* judge Janet Foy has recently judged three U.S. Regional …

Dressage

This is Shake Shack founder Danny Meyer’s one big tip on how to handle clients

He made round-the-block lines for a hamburger and fries seem completely normal, was out front on a smoking ban and a tipping ban, and has used his …

Leadership

Old school: 7 ideas from ancient thinkers to improve your modern life

The modern world has brought us a lot of great stuff. (I, for one, am a <i>huge</i> fan of antibiotics.)<p>That said, <b>we know there are things that were better</b> …

Self-improvement

4 Habits of Great Business Leaders

To become a strong, well-respected, effective leader, put these four habits into practice.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from Brian Tracy’s book</i> Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>It's not easy …

Self-improvement

How to Stop Over-Preparing and Actually Get Things Done

The best way to prepare for a new situation? Don't.<p>Whether she’s getting ready for a new client session or a presentation, life coach Helen McLaughlin has a tendency to over prepare. She says the urge to prepare stems from a fear of being seen as a novice. But, she says, it is often a waste of time.<p>…

Facebook Live

Science Says Self-Control Is A Key Success Factor. Boost Yours Immediately With These Tips | Inc.com

Many drivers of entrepreneurial success are uncontrollable, including timing, the market, competition, and well, lucky breaks. However, there is one thing you can control--yourself. And according to science, self-control is a key quality in business success. People with high levels of self-control …

Self Control

The Weakness that leads to Greatness

Your weakness could be <i>my</i> strength, we all have heard that a lot, but your weakness could make <i>you</i> stronger, not many have really heard that!<p>All of us …

Self-esteem

Anne Grady on Building Resilience Through Gratitude

This episode is sponsored by FreshBooks.<p>“When life gets tough, the tough get going,” as the saying goes. But what does that really look like? For …

Tim Ferriss

Farewell to Clinton

This morning the Nijhof Stud announced that the legendary stallion Clinton has passed away at the age of 24.<p>With Dirk Demeersman in the saddle, …

Style Trends: Western Belt Meets Dressage

There is something to be said — and loved — about the glitz and glamour of the Western world. While most who primarily ride English don’t have much …

This Container Home Is Being Auctioned Off for Charity—and the Bidding Starts at $1

The inside is absolutely gorgeous.<p>With the massive popularity of tiny homes, it's becoming easier than ever to get your hands on one. Even Amazon …

Living large while going small: The best luxury tiny houses on the market right now

As was the case in our look at the market back in February, we've focused on high-end tiny houses that cost over US$70,000 and include outstanding …

Living Rooms

Doing It Your Way

It's taken me quite a while to own up about doing it <i>my way</i>. The main reason being, until about 10 years ago, I wasn't entirely sure what my way was. …

Horse riding through the rolling Welsh countryside

<i>Bethan Hill embarks on an adventure on horseback, through the spectacular rolling Welsh countryside</i><p>'On foot, there's only so much ground you can …

Charming tiny house comes with a greenhouse and porch

But does having a second trailer for those amenities become antithetical to the tiny living movement?<p>If a love of gardening and porch swings was the only thing keeping you from embracing the tiny house lifestyle, you’re in luck. A new model from Olive Nest Tiny Homes—The Elsa—comes outfitted with a</i> …

The Struggle Against Fleeting Wants and Desires

I have a bunch of unread books on my Kindle and many books that I’m on the reserve list for at several different libraries, yet when I come across an …

Self-improvement

4 Signs of an Unhealthy Ego--And 1 Crucial Thing You Can Do to Fix It | Inc.com

You've been told you're special, unique, and capable of greatness since the day you were born--or the day you created a Facebook account. This belief is reinforced everywhere on social media, the TV of our time. The overemphasis and focus on the mystical belief in yourself (not your …

Business Strategy

Richard Thaler: 5 crucial money saving and life wisdoms from the 2017 Economic Nobel Prize winner

For much of the 20th century, many economists assumed people behaved rationally and in their own self-interest. If a person goes to the store and is …

Which 'Office Personality' Are You? [Infographic]

Most of us have no idea how we're perceived at work - especially when it comes to our 'personality'. While you can usually hazard a guess as to which …

Personality

Why It's Hard to Let Go of Your Self-Limiting Beliefs

“Bill” came into my therapy office saying, “I’m not meant to be a leader.” He’d been offered a promotion but was planning to decline the invitation. …

Psychology

The Power of Positive Thinking

Recently on <i>The School of Greatness</i> podcast, I had the opportunity to interview Steve Weatherford, the former NFL Super Bowl champion who was one of …

That Special Bond – with Christian Ahlmann

Christian Ahlmann about Cöster: "He brought me up as a rider and we were successful over so many years together." Photo (c) Dirk Caremans / …

Why I Can’t Stop Reading Self-Help Books

They offer the tantalizing promise that I could be a better personPhoto: Alan Levine<i>Novel Gazing is Electric Literature’s personal essay series about</i> …

Books

Investing In Todays Tiny House Market

Trying before you’re buying is the latest fad in adventure rental. You can claim your stake in the cash flow now and it may very well be easier than …

Real Estate