Barbara woon

13 Flips | 1 Magazine | 37 Likes | @Barbarawoon | Keep up with Barbara woon on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Barbara woon”

Researchers Studied Highly Gifted Kids for 45 Years—Here's What They Found

Intelligence matters, according to a massive longitudinal study that looked at gifted kids over the course of their lifetimes.<p>Researchers have been tracking the minds and careers of over 5,000 gifted kids for 45 years. And what they learned was in some ways anticipated, and in others, totally …

Parenting

I'm The Only Single Person In My Friend Group — Here's Why

<i>This story was originally published on January 12, 2017.</i><p>Right before Christmas of last year, I posted a personal essay called "I May Never Find Love …

Embroidered Phrase Kitchen Towel DIY (No-Sew!)

I loove looking through the kitchen towels at cute shops. Some of them are like little works of art, and I especially like it when they have cheeky …

Sewing

20 Enlightening Quotes From a Japanese Zen Master That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Ever heard of Kodo Sawaki? If not, then you’re in for a treat of wisdom today.<p>Kodo Sawaki is considered to be one of the most significant Zen masters …

Meditation

Rouleur Brewing set to bring bicycling and beer together later this year

Bicycling and beer already seem to have a pretty good relationship, but there’s a new brewery in the works to crank it up a notch. Founded in 2016 by …

Cycling

3 Moves That Soothe Cramps | Women's Health

Reclining Goddess<p>Sit on the floor with the soles of your feet together. Lay back, letting your knees fall out to the sides (if you feel pulling in the groin or hips, place yoga blocks or pillows under your knees). Hold one minute.<p>Kagan McLeod<p>Wide-Kneed Child's Pose<p>Bring your knees slightly wider …

Make a Wall Mounted Desk With a Secret Compartment Underneath

A desk is a great place to work, but it’s also a great place to hide stuff. Over on YouTube, DIY Creators put together a desk that mounts to a wall, …

16 One-Pot Curry Recipes to Bring Some Flavor to Your Meals

Curry is amazing for SO many reasons. It’ll warm you up, keep you full and add some spice to your life. And, bonus, it’s also quite healthy and wholesome. If you’re looking for healthy Paleo recipes, there’s probably a curry for that. Vegan recipes more your thing? Yep, there are *plenty* of …

7 Phrases To Tell Yourself When Life Doesn't Go Your Way

Sometimes life doesn’t go our way, and we can feel frustrated, angry and upset. Everyone experiences this, and it is up to you to choose how you will …

Self-help

Here Are the 47 National Parks in Canada You Can Visit for Free in 2017

Experience the natural beauty of Canada.<p>As “The Great White North,” Canada has long been beloved by visitors for its wide open spaces, well-preserved …

National Parks

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Learn Digital Photography with Harvard University’s Free Online Course

Since the taking of the very first photograph in 1826, photography has developed, as it were, in ways hardly imaginable to its first few generations …

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Self-help