Red Hat’s Becky Smith on Cutting Out TV and Identifying Priorities

Becky Smith is the Director of Global Operations Change Management at Red Hat (http://www.redhat.com/), one of the leading companies in the free and open source software sector and is a major Linux distribution vendor. In this video Becky talks to NEXT for Women about how to identify priorities, focusing on what is important and urgent to an individual. If you...

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I Want To Be More Assertive. Can You Give Me Some Guidance Or Advice?

Hi Jules, I want to look different and be more assertive. I hope you can help. Thanks, Jane   Thank you for your question Jane. I’d really like to know more specifics about your first statement – ‘I want to look different’ In what context are we talking here – body confidence, need a new wardrobe or wanting plastic surgery....

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Jessica Alba Cares About You – And Your Little One

A week or two before the birth of our son, Hubs told me about a morning talk show interview he had just seen with Jessica Alba featuring her new venture: The Honest Company. Always on the lookout for stylishly sustainable products, I checked out the website. Not only does The Honest Company offer premium plant-based wipes and disposable diapers in...

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Making Friends in the Latte Line

How often do you find yourself waiting in line for coffee? On average, a person spends 45-62 minutes waiting in line every day! And, if there’s a line, you obviously are not alone. One of my favorite ways to “practice” meeting people is to offer a compliment to someone standing next to me in line. I can’t think of anyone...

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Beyond Food: A Green Guide To Organic Products

    As a soon-to-be new mom, I often find myself making decisions from a protective place when registering for gifts or making purchases. Where, for example, can does one buy BPA-free, PVC-free bottles, or organic, non-toxic diaper rash cream?  Although I buy organic and local as often as possible when it comes to food, I didn’t used to think...

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A Super Food That’s Also Super Delicious

  This isn’t your mother’s mashed cauliflower! Studies consistently show that cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower and broccoli are life-lengthening super foods, but they’ve never been the most popular veggies at the party. That might change, however, with this mashed cauliflower makeover from our resident health coach, Samantha. Mashed Cauliflower Ingredients: 1 head organic cauliflower 1 cup chicken, beef or vegetable...

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Ready To Explode? EFT Is Easy As ABC

  Ever wonder how some people manage to remain calm and composed under the most stressful circumstances, their confidence seemingly full to the brim? I do, all the time. For those of you like me, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) A.K.A. “Tapping” may become one of your most powerful tools to success. Developed in the 1990s by a Stanford engineer named...

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Winter Whites: A Waistline-Friendly Bean Stew

  There’s something about stew in the wintertime. Hearty and bone-warming and nostalgia-drenched, stew is the perfect complement to snowy nights and blustery afternoons. Unfortunately, ultra-filling meat stews are also a perfect complement to elastic waist bands and the mid-winter muffin top. For a healthier alternative, try our resident health coach’s one pot winter white bean stew! One Pot Winter...

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