Debra Stewart

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34 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Successful | Inc.com

1. Wasting five minutes.<p>When you have five minutes of down time, how do you spend that time? Most people use it as an excuse to rest or laze.<p>By lazing for five five-minute breaks each day, we waste 25 minutes daily. That's 9,125 minutes per year (25 X 365). Sadly, my guess is we're wasting far more …

5 psychology secrets for great interaction design

Designs with a human touch just feel right. It might be intangible, but it’s undeniably powerful.<p>Think of interactions between people. Most communication happens using common languages, such as speech or even posture or gestures. It’s usable communication.<p>It’s the very same thing when it comes to …

Eight Powerful Negotiation Tips For Introverts

Introverts often hesitate to negotiate for what they truly want – whether it’s a higher salary or a better business deal. But with a little courage and practice, introverts can excel in negotiations.<p>I’m an attorney and regularly negotiate contracts on behalf of my clients. I have discovered that …

Employment

How To Get Motivated And Crush Your New Year's Resolutions

I don’t know about you, but bouncing back to reality after the holidays isn’t easy. In fact, looking for inspiration on how to get motivated is almost a exercise in motivation itself. After eating all those yummy desserts and Christmas cookies, it takes some serious motivation to get back on track …

5 Mistakes You Make With Your New Year's Diet Resolution

Photo: Courtesy ELLE<p><b>1. You've got an end goal but no game plan.</b>I can spot a bad diet resolution from a mile away. How? They all have one thing in common: They're way too general. Not sure what I mean? Well, they usually start with a pretty basic phrase like "I'm going to lose weight this …

Weight Loss

4 Simple Goal Setting Ideas For 2015

New Year’s resolutions are like traffic. As the driver, your focus is intent while trying to “get there;” you see others pass you by; you get held up at a red light that slows down progress. Distractions such as the radio, crazy drivers, cellphones (in some states) preclude you from focusing on the …

17 Ways to Make a New Year's Resolution You'll Actually Keep

Many of us who have used this time of year to turn our bodies around have fallen into the same cycle of failure: We’re frustrated with our size or …

These 30 Vegetarian Recipes Are So Good, You Might Rethink Meat

Vegetarians just like everyone else, can have problems coming up with a variety of meals to eat. Whether you’re meat-free or just looking to eat less …

Sugar is Killing Us. Here's Everything You Need to Know.

Sugar-related illnesses are skyrocketing (diabetes, heart disease, and dementia, among them). Yet Americans are shoveling in more sweet stuff than ever. We know it's bad. We just can't stop. Science shows it's not simply a matter of self-control: Sugar, it turns out, might be as addictive as hard …

Diabetes

I Got Sober When the Pain of Staying the Same Was Greater Than the Fear of Changing

I've often referred to my relationship with alcohol like a boyfriend. It was the makings of a real Lifetime movie. And, I don't know if you watch much Lifetime, but you never want your life to start looking like one of their movies.<p>A couple years ago, I left my partner-in-crime... my confidant... …

What to Do When You’re 40 and Have Nothing Saved for Retirement

Whether you're living paycheck to paycheck or have been blindsided with unexpected expenses, hitting the big 4-0 with nothing in the bank for …

Retirement

You Can Train Your Brain to Make Smarter Money Decisions. Here's How

They say money can't buy happiness, but who hasn't pictured how wonderful life could be if you bought that must-have tech gadget or new set of wheels?<p>Of course, you've probably also experienced the letdown that accompanies the realization that such purchases don't actually provide the lasting …

Letting Go.

"She let go. Without a thought or a word, she let go.<br>She let go of the fear. She let go of the judgments. She let go of the confluence of opinions …

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Chinese Hot and Sour Soup

0 from 0 votes<p>Chinese Hot and Sour Soup<p>Prep Time<p>5 mins<p>Cook Time<p>10 mins<p>Total Time<p>15 mins<p>Tofu and vegetables are bathed in a delicious vegetable broth …

57 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up How We Think

From attentional bias — where someone focuses on only one or two of several possible outcomes — to zero-risk bias — where we place too much value on reducing a small risk to zero — the sheer number of cognitive biases that affect us every day is staggering.<p>Understanding these biases is key to …

Fighting the system

WHEN some of Hollywood’s biggest studios were pitched a film based on a book series in which young people fight to the death at the behest of a …

101 Revolutionary Ways To Be Healthy

• <b>Defy convention</b> Do the healthy thing, even when it’s challenging, inconvenient or considered weird. Take pride in that.• <b><br>Buck trends</b> Just because it’s …

The Great and God Awful Trends of New York Fashion Week Spring 2014

We took our time to really go through everything we saw at New York Fashion Week to compile for you the best, worst, and unavoidable trends that will be forced in front of your faces come spring 2014.<p><i>Marc by Marc Jacobs, Prabal Gurung, Philosophy, Alexander Wang, MM6, DKNY, Adam Selman</i><p>New York …

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