How to Be More Creative

Regardless of how creative you already consider yourself to be, there’s a good chance you would like to level up your creative abilities. You might want to write a better song, think of better solutions to problems at work or around the home or maybe paint a picture. In any case, the good news is… Continue reading How to Be More Creative

How to Win Customers’ Hearts (and Brand Loyalty)

Pleasing your customers leads to brand loyalty and brand loyalty leads to customer retention—but so what? Why are loyalty and retention so important? Brand loyalty and retention are about building a relationship with each customer. Just as Valentine’s Day is the height of love—it’s just a piece of a larger, overarching relationship—the same should be… Continue reading How to Win Customers’ Hearts (and Brand Loyalty)

Measuring what matters

Most people agree that happiness matters. Some believe it is the only thing that matters. Over the last 30 years, pioneering academics in economics, philosophy, and psychology have tested and developed reliable measures of happiness and life satisfaction. Today, large population surveys allow us to measure and track wellbeing across the world. We can stop relying on measures of… Continue reading Measuring what matters

How To Lose Weight And Eat Better In A Busy World

Are you thinking about losing weight? You’re already taking the first small step toward improving your health, and lowering your stress. Think of weight loss and getting fit as a marathon rather than a sprint. It’s a lifelong commitment, broken up into dozens of small steps. When you look at it in bite-sized portions, it’ll… Continue reading How To Lose Weight And Eat Better In A Busy World

What Happens To Your Body When You Eat an Apple Every Day

  Fun fact: the first recorded use of the phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” dates back to the 1860s, when it actually originated as “eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” (We think the modern version is a bit snappier.) Eating a variety of foods… Continue reading What Happens To Your Body When You Eat an Apple Every Day

How to Be a Good Big Sister

Your actions as a big sister may determine if your siblings regard you as a supportive role model or a manipulating tyrant. As an older sibling, you have the opportunity to make both a positive and negative impact on your siblings’ behaviors, development and future relationships. Take advantage of your influence to teach them good… Continue reading How to Be a Good Big Sister

Classic and Crusty French Bread

French bread is a classic dinner bread. Whether it’s served in a basket with butter or olive oil, presented alongside a meal, or used to make garlic bread, stuffed sandwiches, or French bread pizza, a freshly baked loaf of French bread is always welcome. French bread has a long and narrow shape with rounded edges; the most common type of… Continue reading Classic and Crusty French Bread

How to Be Positive

When we think of the word “positive,” most of us probably think “happy.” However, happiness isn’t the only type of positivity. There are many ways to be more positive in your life, even when you’re experiencing sadness, anger, or challenges.[1] Research suggests that we have powerful capabilities to choose positive emotions and ways of thinking.[2] In fact, our emotions… Continue reading How to Be Positive