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6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

5 Zen Principles To Live By: Practical Wisdom That Instantly Improves Your Life

I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana Buddhism, is full of practical wisdom.<p>When I tell …

Meditation

Can We Please Stop Acting Shocked When Pregnant Women Do Physically De

Based on the media's reaction to Gal Gadot, Serena Williams, and most recently Alysia Montano doing physically demanding jobs while they were pregnant, you'd think pregnancy rendered women incapable of any demanding tasks. "How is it possible to win a Grand Slam while pregnant?" read a BBC article …

The breathing technique that will help you de-stress instantly, no matter where you are

Some mornings you blissfully roll out of bed and wander into a restorative yoga class, and other mornings, you’re a keyed-up ball of anxiety from the …

Woman who hands out 'Period Purses' amazed by response from Torontonians

A Toronto woman who began handing out purses filled with pads and tampons to women living in the streets says she is overwhelmed by the response from …

The gender gap becomes pronounced when a girl first starts menstruating. Ending the shame around a girl’s period starts with being able to talk about it<p>Every woman remembers the day she got her first period.<p>When I first had my period, I felt ashamed. I snuck into my sister’s bedroom and stole a …

South Sudan

The Miracle Daily Drink To Balance Your Hormones

When I talk about hormonal health, I usually get deep into discussions around leafy greens, root veggies, healthy fats, and other wholesome foods. As …

Coconut

Words such as ‘girlboss’ and ‘manspreading’ have gone from making an important point to reinforcing the differences between men and women<p>She is a #Girlboss. She is a mumtrepreneur. She is a SheEO. He is a manterrupter. A mansplainer. A manspreader. He is always bropropriating women’s ideas. She is …

Linguistics

Rachel Cooke talks to Jessa Crispin about her incendiary new book, Why I Am Not a Feminist<p>In her slender but merciless new book, Jessa Crispin pours petrol over pretty much the entire surface of 21st-century feminism, and then gleefully sets it alight. Boom! Up it goes, leaving behind only scorched …

Feminism

Want to Be a Successful Leader? Make This a Top Priority (Most Don't Even Bother) | Inc.com

In my assessment of the healthiest work cultures, I've noticed a trend that can no longer be denied. Leaders in such organizations put the needs of others first, shine the spotlight on their employees, and through it all, the organizations they serve gain incredible strength and power.<p>More …

Employment

Make This Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup in Your Slow Cooker

There's nothing better than a big, hot bowl of soup on a cold winter's day — except, maybe, when that soup practically cooks itself. Case in point? …

Here's where to download those amazing Leia signs at Women's March

Signs portraying<p>PrincessGeneral Leia Organa, portrayed by the legendary, recently departed Carrie Fisher, popped up at Women's Marches around the …

We know that Hillary Clinton’s loss sent a sad message to young women – what about the signals young men have received from Trump’s win?<p>In 1998, philosopher Richard Rorty made a prediction about American politics that turned out to be eerily prescient. He wrote that people tired of “having their …

Hillary Clinton

This unheralded woman actually organized the Montgomery bus boycott

Jo Ann Robinson is unfortunately overlooked by history<p>Earlier this week, the nation celebrated the birthday of civil rights activist Martin Luther …

Women don’t need men to be powerful—and the Women’s March doesn’t need men to make a statement

Men are not signing up in droves for the Women’s March in Washington DC. Is this surprising?<p>Of course not.<p>But I propose that men’s lack of attendance is just fine. In fact, this is precisely what the women’s movement needs: a firm realization that our movement—which is a movement, to invoke bell …

100 Powerful Quotes That Will Boost Your Productivity | Inc.com

Everyone wants to be productive, but boosting productivity doesn't happen by itself.<p>Sometimes it takes a motivational quote to shift us in the right direction. Here are some powerful thoughts to get you started on a more productive year.<p>1. "It's not knowing what to do, it's doing what you know."</i> …

Motivation

Planned Parenthood Is Not An Abortion Clinic. Here Are ALL The Services That It Provides.

Let’s educate ourselves on Planned Parenthood, okay? Let’s forget about all of the pictures of people picketing outside of PP buildings, the angry …

A lesser-known yoga style focused on internal health is gaining popularity in the U.S.

During a 75-minute kundalini yoga and meditation class at Lighthouse Yoga Center in Petworth one Saturday morning, eight women stood and bent at the waist, letting their arms hang loosely as they swung them side to side in gradually larger swoops for about seven minutes.<p>This twist through the …

The 4 Habits You Need to Change to Get Out of Debt This Year

Updated January 03, 2017<p>Got debt?<p>So do 80% of Americans, according to the Pew Charitable Trusts. Those obligations can come in the form of mortgage …

Buddha's 7 Factors of Enlightenment (and the Ultimate Key to Getting There)

Have you heard of the Tripitak? It’s a famous Buddhist texture detailing the 7 factors of enlightenment. They are:<p>Dhamma’s keen investigation or …

15 Powerful Quotes From a Zen Master That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Mooji is a spiritual teacher and Zen master originally from Jamaica. Mooji shares self-inquiry, directing his students to the non-dual Self by …

Seven Ways to Teach Kids How to Manage Money

As adults, we’ve had a lifetime to learn how to manage our money and spend smart—but are we teaching our kids how to do the same? Finance may seem …

Personal Finance

Why Education Is The Best Marketing

There are a variety of options when it comes to marketing tactics, but one of the best investments isn’t in social media, billboards, or websites, but instead in education. Many companies take advantage of education to teach customers about their products and to keep customers coming back for more …

Marketing

Why can't women be like men (especially when it helps them reclaim public spaces)?

Women should mimic the way men use space rather than accommodate their usurping of it.<p>In the eastern Pacific Ocean, female squid pretend they have …

17 Badass Women You Probably Didn’t Hear About In 2016

Badass women alert.<p>The unidentified girl took part in a protest to mark the anniversary of Chile’s 1973 military coup.<p>According to <i>La Tercera,</i> the photo was taken after police began randomly arresting people from a group marching through the city. The photographer, Carlos Vera Mancilla, said the …

A cross-generational group of US women is planning a nationwide strike against Trump

This isn’t Ann Massaro’s first foray into activism — the 68-year-old from Connecticut has been protesting and organizing her entire life. But she sees the election of Donald Trump as her biggest cause yet, and she hopes young women, in particular, will be joining her on the front lines.<p>Massaro's …

3 Psychology Hacks To Increase Brand Engagement | Inc.com

You may have a loyal fan base. People who absolutely love your brand. But most of the people who follow what you do are stragglers. People who may have bought something once or just joined your mailing list at some point. The problem is that these people just don't convert into sales.<p>But what if …

From Liberia to Colombia and beyond, women have compiled a vast archive of methods to combat threats to their rights. The US need only follow their lead<p>Many in the US are emerging from their initial shock at the outcome of the presidential election to confront its likely impacts: a legitimation of …

Feminism