Renae Cochran

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You make or break your life between 5-7 a.m.

While serving a humanitarian and ecclesiastical mission at the age of 20, I learned potentially the most important lesson of my life. How you spend …

Self-improvement

9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It all starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who …

Leadership

Relationship experts say these are the 8 red flags to look out for when you start dating someone — and some are surprisingly common

Any new relationship is full of challenges. You're getting to know someone, and there's no telling when something might happen to burst the bubble of your new romance.<p>In general, it's fun learning all there is to know about someone who used to be a stranger. But sometimes, there will be signs that …

Relationships

Why More One-Person Businesses Are Breaking $1 Million In Revenue

The number of solo entrepreneurs and partnerships hitting seven-figures rose 33 percent since 2011.<p>5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>[Adapted essay from <i>The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business</i>]<p>When Katherine Krug raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter to manufacture …

Business Strategy

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

How to fix all of your sleep problems with science

Strategically placing pillows is a good way to relieve all sorts of pain. If you wake up with a sore shoulder, try hugging your pillow when you're …

Sleep

This Is What a White Supremacist Department of Justice Looks Like

Jeff Sessions's tenure as attorney general shows how far to the right the Republican Party has swerved under Trump.<p><i>This article is part of a weeklong series looking back at the first year of Donald Trump's presidency.</i><p>To judge Donald Trump’s presidency, we should ask what he’s done that a generic …

10 countries where your money will last the longest

The folks at Travelex, the foreign-exchange giant, recently published a list of the destinations where £500 (currently, $674) would last the longest. Although the list targeted British travelers, the figures should work out about the same for travelers from North America.<p>The Travelex figures are …

Most Americans want Trump investigated for alleged sexual misconduct, poll finds

70% of Americans believe the U.S. Congress should investigate allegations of sexual harassment against President Trump, a new Quinnipiac University …

Try This 24-Hour Schedule to Feel Happier and More Productive

Wellness is a thing most people only think about when they’re suddenly <i>unwell</i>. I bet you’ve experienced more than one morning when you couldn’t get …

Nutrition

33 Ridiculously Cute Yoga Leggings That Actually Come In Plus Sizes

It's basically impossible to point to just one aspect of exercise and say it's the best part. There are the health benefits, obviously — the fact …

12 Low-Carb Lunches to Pack For Work

If you're looking to cut back on carbs, that daily sandwich at lunch is not going to fly. Finding new recipes that will leave you feeling satisfied …

Seeking Russian Presidency, Socialite Hits the Campaign Trail

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — The scene was vintage Russian political theater.<p>Aggrieved residents crowded around a high-profile visitor, baying for relief. They suspected local officials of complicity in an arson attack that had burned them out of their modest homes on what has become a valuable piece of …

Neo-Nazi Loses Job, Says He Might Lose Home After Widely Criticized New York Times Profile

Tony Hovater, his wife and his brother-in-law were fired from an Ohio restaurant after his white nationalist views were profiled in the New York Times<p>…

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

These new residents will be paid 25,000 francs (about $25,200 USD) per adult 👀🏔️<p>If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the …

Paragliding

WOW Air Is Offering $100 Flights to Europe For Its Purple Friday Sale — Available Now!

Low-cost carrier WOW Air recently announced new routes out of JFK for 2018, but there's more to celebrate right now. Ahead of Thanksgiving, the airline is offering Purple Friday fares to European destinations from six US cities.<p>For a limited time, $100 one-way tickets are available from Boston, …

Air Travel

Pentagon Retweets That Donald Trump Should 'Resign From The Presidency'

The retweet has since been taken down.<p>The Pentagon posted an unusual message on Twitter Thursday — one urging President Donald Trump to resign.<p>Defense Department spokeswoman Dana White said an “authorized operator” of the Pentagon website “erroneously retweeted content that would not be endorsed by …

Trader Joe's Serves Up a $13, Stress-Free Thanksgiving Box

(Image credit: Trader Joe's)<p>If you're like me and are slightly dreading this holiday season, but know you'll have to put on your adult pants and cook …

Anti-Trump 'Activist Hotel' to open in Washington DC

Having staged marches and boycotts to little avail, America's liberal left are now taking the fight against Donald Trump to the next level - the hotel trade.<p>Eaton Workshop is a new, politically-conscious brand launching on an anti-Trump ticket, with its flagshop property set to open barely half a …

6 Quick Tips for Women Entrepreneurs

You belong in the business world the way you are, not the way others expect you to be.<p>2 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Business Rockstars spotlights Audrey Bellis, founder of Worthy Women, who gives six quick tips on …

Entrepreneurship

Female Entrepreneurs Share The Key Trait That Made Them Successful

Spoiler alert: It's perseverance. Do you have it?<p>What key trait makes a female entrepreneur successful? The question has been on my mind lately, so I took to Twitter and asked women business owners to raise their hands and share their insight on the topic. What I found as a common theme in the …

Self-improvement

Our Best Recipes For Celebrating Christmas In The South

Our best recipes for an inspiring season.<p>At the heart of it, Christmas is about spending time with those you love; and fittingly so, many of our …

Bourbon Salted Caramel Cheesecake with Pralines

A truly decadent dessert from Charleston’s WildFlour Pastry<p>When Lauren Mitterer learned <i>New Charleston Cuisine</i> was supposed to capture the Charleston food scene at this particular moment, a few ingredients immediately sprang to her mind. Mitterer, who operates two bakery locations and supplies the …

The 6 Things to Buy From Drew Barrymore’s New Amazon Clothing Line

<b>* Discover Drew Barrymore’s new free-spirited collection, Dear Drew</b> <b><br>* “A love letter to women around the world”</b> <b><br>* Casual, feminine pieces and whimsical</b> …

Is Carter Page Digging the Trump Administration’s Grave?

Three things the former campaign adviser revealed to Congress that should scare the White House.<p><b>Carter Page,</b> the former <b>Donald Trump</b> campaign adviser and purveyor of “awesomely stupid” interviews, testified for nearly seven hours before the House Intelligence Committee last week. As part of a deal …

Judge Blocks Donald Trump’s Transgender Military Ban

A U.S. District Court judge added to Monday’s many Donald Trumpian headlines, blocking POTUS’s decision to bar transgender people from serving in the …

Donald Trump

For $119, This New Budget Airline Will Take You to Europe in the Spring

In July, European budget airline Primera Air announced it will launch its first routes in the US during the spring of 2018.<p>The flights to London, …

'Soft Rose Gold' Is the Perfect Fall Hair Color Update

Celebrities and Instagrammers alike were obsessed this summer with one of the season's biggest hair color trends: stylish, vivacious pink. The love for pink champagne hair hit us all hard, and celebrities like Gigi Hadid, Keke Palmer and Ashley Benson embraced bright pink hair. But just because the …

Target Is Launching a New, Exclusive Brand Plus Free Shipping—and Yes, We're Freaking Out

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Free Shipping

The New Yorker’s newest President Trump cover is the most brutal one yet

<b>The New Yorker Cover (The New Yorker)</b><p>An evil clown emerging from the forest. A fitting analogy for the presidency?<p>Jarrett Lyons<p>October 24, 2017 6:13pm (UTC)<p>The New Yorker's newest cover is both brutal and inevitable. "It" was rebooted as a franchise this year, and the Joker still won't die. …

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