Erika Chavez

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How To Stop Living In Your Head

The author is Editor @ReadWriteWork.com “You have power over your mind — notThe post How To Stop Living In Your Head appeared first on iamwire.

Motivation

How to Get Smarter Every Day – Thrive Global – Medium

Intelligence is a work in progress. Everything a smart person knows, they learned from somewhere at one point or another. Getting smarter doesn’t …

Self-improvement

24 Clever Products That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Invent That?"

Such simple (but very annoying) problems, such simple solutions.

Poppies in Paradise: A Garden Visit in Healdsburg, California

“I’m planning a new garden because a house is going to be dropped down on my existing beds,” a friend wrote, attaching a site plan to the email. …

The 1 Thing You Need for Success, According to Michael Jordan and Tony Robbins

Here's the most important link between the world's best basketball player and the world's greatest motivational speaker, and how you can have it, too.<p>In addition to both being multimillionaires and having thousands of raving fans, Tony Robbins and Michael Jordan have something big in common: high …

19 Awesome Products From Amazon To Put On Your Wish List

Water beads, inexpensive liquid eyeliner, a hammock chair, and 16 other things you’ll want to add to your wish list ASAP.<p>To see what people were wishing for last week, click here.<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

The worst tourist traps in California — and where to go instead

From San Francisco down to San Diego, California has no shortage of tourist destinations.<p>And while you can't avoid all the crowds, there are some alternatives to well-known tourist traps that will change your trip for the better.<p>Quora users help us identify some of he worst tourist traps in the …

California

9 houseplants you can totally neglect

<b>Every plant requires a certain amount of care — but some can put up with (or even prefer) minimal tending. These options look lovely, and will fare</b> …

Want to Become a Multimillionaire? Do These 14 Things Immediately

Don't just wait around and wish for luck--become the kind of person equipped with the skills and abilities to do brilliant things.<p>"The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a millionaire." </i> …

Start Your Own Four-Season Garden - Organic Gardening

You can garden year round in a small space or container garden. This is called four season gardening. You need to grow the right vegetables for the …

40 Quotes that Will Calm Your Mind When You’re at a Crossroads

It happens to all of us gradually as we live and grow. We discover more about who we are and the way life really is, and then we realize there are …

Positive Thinking

5 Genius Gardening Products That Do the Hard Work for You

Home & Garden<p>The latest in smart home devices will help you save water, conserve energy—and lower your bills in the process<p>Home & Garden<p>How to Start …

9 House Plants Even *You* Can’t Kill

Nothing gives life to a home like an actual piece of <i>living</i> decor. Enter the high-maintenance houseplant — someone gave it to you as an apartment-warming gift, you picked it up at your local flea, or maybe you even shelled out some bills at the boujie nursery down the block. Whatever the case, you …

The Best Weed Killer for Your Lawn

It's time to attack those stubborn plants.<p>The ideal lawn is lush, green, and free of weeds. Achieving this trifecta can be a challenge, but it's not impossible. To make it happen, your lawn needs maintaining year round, not just during the spring and summer. Pesky weeds can appear at anytime and …

Caterpillars

Steal This Look: A Backyard Tree Fort

Everybody needs a clubhouse. May we suggest a tree fort? In Toronto, artist William Askew designed one on stilts that we’d love to have in the …

8 Tiny Changes to Make Your Life 10 Times More Enjoyable

Don't underestimate the cumulative power of small, steady changes in your daily routines.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I think we are all open to making changes in our lives that make us happier and more successful, but few of us follow-through because committing to …

Happiness

10 awesome eco-activities to do this Earth Day

Just in case you’re scratching your head wondering what to do this Earth Day, we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite eco-activities that will help …

12 brilliant prefab homes that can be assembled in three days or less

1/13<p>Green-roofed Hobbit Home by Magic Green Homes<p>The homes of the future will not only be more sustainable and affordable—they will also be much …

Parents 'control' their children in one of 2 ways — and only one leads to happier kids

A study from University College London found that people who perceived their parents as less psychologically controlling and more caring as they were growing up were likely to be happier and more satisfied as adults.<p>On the flip side, the people whose parents applied greater psychological control as …

Psychology

Best Houseplants: 9 Indoor Plants for Low Light

Indoor plants is an oxymoron. The most important thing to know about plants: they prefer to live outdoors. You will never see a botanical description …

Cool Staircase Designs Guaranteed To Tickle Your Brain

Staircases are almost always focal points for the spaces they are in. It’s in their nature. Whether it’s their look, functionality or something else …

Architecture

How to Book the Cheapest Flights (Based on Recent Travel Trends)

There’s a lot of conflicting travel advice online for finding the cheapest flights, and a lot of advice which is repeated so often it’s now general …

Flying

Your Ultimate Guide to Terrariums: How to Design and Care for Them

Exactly what you need to create a tiny botanical world at home.<p>Terrariums are a gardening trend that bring small yet perfectly formed botanical worlds into the home.<p>The idea is to create a self-sustainable environment in a vessel which can feed the plants that live within it. They come in two …

Try these 15 free educational apps for your kids

I filled an iPad with hundreds of learning apps for my students. Here are 15 of my favorites, plus some creative ideas for how to use them.<p>January …

Apps

13 Things You Should Give Up If You Want To Be Successful

This column is by Zdravko Cvijetic, Founder of Zero to Skill<p><b>Somebody once told me the definition of hell:</b><p><i>“On your last day on earth, the person you</i> …

Is Your Mind Controlling You? How to Get Rid Of Bad Thoughts And Stay Present

Your thoughts are on the front line when it comes to your life. They are the foundation for everything. At the most fundamental level, a positive …

Mindfulness