Nadia Huitson

47 Added | 2 Magazines | 28 Likes | 3 Following | 17 Followers | @possumyhorse | Live on a lifestyle block in rural N.Z. Studying degree part time & work full time in banking. My hobbies include horse riding, reading & writing.

Comment on Xero Update: Improving invoicing by Joel Voss

Any news on the copy/merge feature and getting rid of the original invoices when copying? I’m desperate for this!

Small Business

Audit and Accounting Manual

Updated as of April 1, 2017, this comprehensive, step-by-step guide provides a plain English approach to conducting an audit. This one-stop-shop …

4 things I would have liked to have known before I started my BA career

During my first months as a business analyst, life was filled with a sort of inner turmoil. Even though I had books on how to write requirements …

Mentoring

Microsoft Drops Another Windows 10 Update

And then there were three. Earlier this week, Microsoft released a new set of updates for Windows 10 for the third time since the operating system formally debuted in late July. Windows 10 is Microsoft’s attempt to build a single operating system that can function on devices of any size, or input …

Jokes

The 100 best novels: from Bunyan’s pilgrim to Carey’s Ned Kelly

Two years in the making, our list of the 100 greatest English-language novels of all time is now complete. Having endured many sleepless nights in its compilation, Robert McCrum reflects on who got left out, and why<p>The 100 best novels written in English: the full list A response by Rachel Cooke: …

Literature

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

Top 10 Liver Cleansing Superfoods

The liver, weighing in at about 3 pounds in healthy adults, is one of the body’s vital organs. It is responsible for many important functions related …

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

The 10 best iPhone widgets you should be using

We've collected the 10 best apps that use widgets creatively to keep you up to date and entertained — all from your iPhone's lock screen.<p>From alerting you to when you've only reached your data cap to showing you the best headlines from The New York Times, these widgets pack some power.

Apps

Seven Habits of Optimistic People

Happy people live longer and feel better. But how do they stay so upbeat?<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>Optimists aren’t just people who see the glass half full. They also make more money than pessimists and …

Happiness

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

San Francisco Bay Area

Tax Tips for Writers Who Hate Math

Writers are masters of words, not numbers. We tried to disappear in the back of algebra class and still suffer anxiety dreams about quadratic …

Internal Revenue Service

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

Not Sure How to Revise? Start at the Beginning

Writing

9 (Awesome) Benefits Of Turning Into A Morning Person

I’m not a morning person; I’m only sort of a morning person, in the way Ryan Reynolds is only sort of a critically acclaimed actor. There’s potential …

13 Productivity Tips to Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

With the New Year right around the corner, it’s a good time to evaluate your work habits (yes, in addition to your fitness routine and maybe even your haircut). Especially for you creative freelancers out there, productivity often equals money, happiness and general well-being. We found 13 tips …

Productivity

New Zealand hit by earthquake of magnitude 6.4

Thousands of people across the country felt the ‘solid’ quake but there were no early reports of damage<p>A strong earthquake has jolted New Zealand’s South Island, but there have been no early reports of damage.<p>GeoNet reported a quake of magnitude 6.4 struck 35km north of the Canterbury town of …

Natural Disasters

20 T.S. Eliot Quotes for Better Living and Creative Inspiration

Modernist poet T.S. Eliot — cat lover, former French teacher, past Faber & Faber director, and literary critic — died on this day in 1965. But he’s …

An Unofficial Ranking Of Journals And Notebooks

Those of us who still can't resist the urge to physically write our thoughts on paper hide a secret shame: A treasure trove (read: hoard) of notebooks and fancy journals. We might have bought them ourselves or had been given them as a gift. What unites all of these disparate diaries? Most of these …

How to make a good first impression

So we asked Susan RoAne—author of the recently released 25th anniversary edition of <i>How to Work a Room: The Ultimate Guide to Making Lasting Connections—in Person and Online</i>—for her tips on how to make those events less daunting and more fun. "In every room, there are people who you want to meet, …

10 New Year's Resolutions That Could Actually Change Your Life

Among my clients, I see many people who are stressed and overwhelmed or just apathetic and unhappy. Here are 10 New Year's resolutions that will allow you to live the life you deserve. If you stop these behaviors, you'll have stopped undercutting your potential to be happy long term.<p><b>1. Get enough</b> …

Parenting

Why Michael Barisone says "Never, Never Quit"

The olympian talks horses, training and moving mountains.<p>129<p>SHARES<p>Dressage Today <i>had the chance to sit down with U.S. rider, Michael Barisone, and</i> …

The Physics of Productivity: Newton's Laws of Getting Stuff Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, which described the three laws of motion and redefined the way the world looked at …

Physics

Train Yourself to be a More Authentic Person by Keeping a Journal

Authenticity can be tough to develop in a world of quick meetings and email, but one way to help you get better at coming across more authentic is …

How Successful People Quash Stress

We all know that living under stressful conditions has serious physical and emotional consequences. So why do we have so much trouble taking action to reduce our stress levels and improve our lives? Researchers at Yale University have the answer. They found that intense stress actually reduces the …

How To Finally Stop Procrastinating — For Good

<b>Stop Waiting Until Tomorrow</b><br>We've all been there. Sometimes you find your to-do list so full of endless tasks that you can't will yourself to …

Procrastination