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Don’t press send … The new rules for good writing in the 21st century

Entertain, don’t be afraid of a bit of filth, but be cautious with your XXXs – the essential guide to getting your message across while avoiding the pitfalls of communication<p>Letters of complaint<p>The person who gets your letter will seldom be the one who wronged you. At least to start with, they have …

The Charles Bukowski Guide to Effective Copywriting: 5 Tips

Copy is writing that compels.It connects with a specific audience, inciting emotions that drive action. It reads like a comfortable, personalized …

Writing

How Jesmyn Ward Brings Writing to Life

The author of ‘Sing, Unburied, Sing’ talks about nurturing students, characters, and children(Jesmyn Ward and her new novel from Scribner ‘Sing, …

Creative Writing

Grit: 13 things mentally strong people won’t do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

15 Healthy Food Swaps I Learned From Being Diabetic

Healthy and delicious.<p>September 11, 2017<p>As a person with diabetes, I have to pay close attention to what I eat and how it affects my body. Doing this …

The Problem of ‘Living in the Present’

These days, many of us would rather not be living in the present, a time of persistent crisis, political uncertainty and fear. Not that the future looks better, shadowed by technological advances that threaten widespread unemployment and by the perils of catastrophic climate change. No wonder some …

Mindfulness

This 3-Letter Word Will Make You Live Longer and Happier, According to Science

It's as simple as taking a walk outside.<p>Ever encountered something so vast, so beautiful, so intense, that your mind struggled to comprehend it? There's a word for that, and multiple studies have concluded that it's very good for your health. It's the experience of <i>awe</i>.<p>Psychologists describe awe as …

Psychology
Self-help

7 Steps to Developing the Habits of Success

Use this simple, proven methodology to develop the habits you want to incorporate into your personality.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i>Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | IndieBound<p>How long does it take to develop a new habit? The time …

Japanese Zen garden ASMR / Meditation 禅の庭

Zen

Zen Garden Full Version // Garden Answer

How To Make Your Own Japanese Zen Garden: Part 2 | Gardening | Great Home Ideas

Zen

Garden Arbors & Gates ~ Make An Entrance!

Make An Entrance ~ Garden Arbors & Gates<p>Garden arbors and gates are a sure-fire way to give your garden a sense of space and enclosure. The going in …

Landscaping

7 Things Every First Time Gardener Should Know • The Prairie Homestead

<i>As gardening season wraps up here at The Prairie Homestead, I always like to take stock of the lessons I learned this season and what I can improve</i> …

10 reasons why you need a zen garden

A zen garden is inextricably linked to Japanese gardens, which consist mostly of gravel, stones and boulders. Beautiful in their simplicity and using …

How to Develop "Zen Presence"

Zen presence enables you to interact more rationally, intelligently, and creatively.

Mindfulness

3 Secrets to Having a Better Morning

A morning ritual sure sounds nice (if it didn’t, you wouldn’t be reading this) but what’s the point of one? What’s it even supposed to accomplish?<p>No, …

The absurdly simple thing that makes the happiest people in the world so happy

Research has found about 9 zillion things you can do to increase happiness.<p>Of course, you’re probably not doing any of them. To be fair, most people …

Happiness

How to use Tasker for Android - automate all things

Actions and tasks<p>Tasks— in case you haven’t noticed in the app’s name — are the heart and soul of Tasker. But, a Tasker task is nothing without actions, which are stuff that your phone or tablet does. Tasks and actions are inseparable.<p>A “task” in Tasker is a collection of actions performed one …

Tutorials

Here’s how to stop worrying so much

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

10 things you should do every day to improve your life, according to science

These are the 10 things that scientific research shows can help improve your life.<p>1. Get out <b>in nature</b><p>You probably seriously underestimate how …

We’re Curators and So Are You: How to Get What You Want Out of Your Flipboard

As the world’s largest curation platform and the one place for news around all your passions, there are many perspectives represented on Flipboard. There are perspectives from publishers, well recognized brands and thousands of independent sources sharing stories on our platform. Points of view are …

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Helping your child understand how loans work

Understanding loans and debt can be a challenge for anyone, especially teens. This video shows you how to explain each step of the loan process and …