Maria Hazel

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Mindfulness therapy for mental health problems? 'It's more useful than drugs'

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

"How Do I...?" Your FABQ (Frequently Asked Blogging Questions), Answered

We share a lot of advice and information here at <i>The Daily Post</i> — we want to help you accomplish whatever blogging goals you’ve set for yourself and …

Blogging

Writing Is Not Hard Work

Mike MinchinA guest post from Mike Minchin:Let me tell you what hard work <i>is</i>: bending over in a field of low-bush, wild blueberries, your back arced …

Creative Writing

How to Write a Great Science Fiction Novel in 7 Easy Steps

<i>Max Barry's book Lexicon was voted fourth best science fiction novel of the year by Goodreads, and now he's put together a (mostly serious) list of</i> …

Writing

What's The Difference Between A Manager And A Leader?

It is tough to manage people. You have to manage up and down at the same time. Often managing your relationship with your boss is harder than managing the team you were hired to supervise!<p>To make things even more complicated, we have done the managers of our corporations and institutions a huge …

Leadership

This Japanese Entrepreneur Made $1 Billion By Putting Recipes Online

<b>ENJOYING A HOMEMADE MEAL</b> in the Land of the Rising Sun? The recipe probably came from Akimitsu Sano. His Japan-based Cookpad.com enables its 58.8 million users to share and find recipes to prepare at home — 2.1 million recipes in all, from traditional regional Japanese specialties like …

Japan

Techniques for Removing People in Photoshop

As much as people can add life, mood and scale to an image, there are times when we just wish they were not there. There are times we might have set …

Tutorials

This Is the Real Key to Generating Creativity

Coming up with creative solutions can be slow and feel unproductive, but recent studies show that it's worthwhile to put in the extra time.<p>How much time do you dedicate to creative thinking at work? According to recent research, you might want to push for a little bit longer.<p>Brian Lucas, an …

Creativity

Buy Experiences, Not Things

Live in anticipation, gathering stories and memories. New research builds on the vogue mantra of behavioral economics.<p>Forty-seven percent of the time, the average mind is wandering. It wanders about a third of the time while a person is reading, talking with other people, or taking care of …

The spiritual power of a smile

Studies have found that smiling makes people happier. Normally of course we think of things working the other way around: being happy puts a smile on …

Spirituality

5 Handy Tips From A Millennial Entrepreneur On How To Jump Start Your Business

<i>By: Mary McAuley</i><p>Back in 2013, I ventured to create my own label when I couldn't quite find the perfect wine to pair with a traditional East Coast Clambake--something I grew up eating with friends and family down at the Jersey Shore. While I did have a sense of the wine industry--having completed …

Entrepreneurship

Keeping a Written Journal

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How to Keep a Journal | Journaling 101

YouTube

How to Keep a Dream Journal (and Why You Should Start)

Recording your dreams could lead to your next big creative breakthrough. Need proof? Google, the <i>Twilight</i> book series, the song “Yesterday” — all great ideas that came from dreams. “The dreaming brain is an amazingly creative machine,” dream expert Lauri Loewenberg tells us. “Many researchers have …

Creativity

What Acclaimed Authors Love About Writing

Over the years, I've had the incredibly good fortune of interviewing many of the most widely-read novelists on the planet. I often (but not always) ask certain questions of each author. One of my favorites is: <b>What do you love about the writing life?</b><p>Here are excerpted answers from some highly …

CHAT WITH REBECCA LACLAIR

<b>Author and magazine editor, Rebecca Laclair, has published short stories and band interviews in Gravel, Wordhaus, and Mixtape Methodology. She blogs</b> …

Writing

Don't Look Back Until You've Written An Entire First Draft

Don't look back until you've written an entire draft, just begin each day from the last sentence you wrote the preceding day. This prevents those …

Writing

25 Gift Ideas For The Writer In Your Life

by Ruth Harris<br>It is a truth universally acknowledged that no writer ever knows when or where his/her next great idea will strike.<br>Because of that …

Study Seinfeld to Learn Everything You Need About Productivity

Entrepreneurs > Consistency<p>Next Article<p>The Winning Formula For Content Creation<p>Next Article<p>Daniel DiPiazza • Contributor<p>Founder of Rich20Something<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity sucks.<p>For one, it's hard. I mean, let's face it -- when I sit down to "get …

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4 Tips for Women Looking for Small-Business Grants

<i>By Teddy Nykiel</i><p>Saddled with student debt and less-than-perfect credit, Ayla Bystrom-Williams is hesitant to take on small-business loans to finance her kombucha beer company, HoneyMoon Brewery. The Santa Fe, New Mexico-based entrepreneur is relying on a less expensive but more time-consuming …

Small Business

American women start their own businesses because they have no other choice

Call it a calculated risk: Camilla Ley Valentin, the mother of two little girls, earned three times her husband’s salary when she decided six years ago to leave her corporate job in Denmark to start her own business. It was also the start of the Danish financial crisis.<p>But neither financial nor …

Entrepreneurship

10 Best Dressed: Week of November 30, 2015

Romantic and diaphanous, this week’s best evening looks paired covered skin with lacy, lingerie-like ensembles that were as suggestive as they were shrouded.

Victoria Beckham