Matt Foley Sr

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10 best multi-room speakers

To have music all around your home once meant endless cables squirrelled away under carpets or around door frames. Now, with wireless speakers you …

The best Wi-Fi speakers and music systems of 2018

Wireless audio for the home has been around for a long time, but in the past few years, we've seen a big spike in systems and products using Wi-Fi as an alternative to Bluetooth. And it's easy to see why.<p>Wi-Fi delivers the same basic convenience as Bluetooth: using your phone to play back music …

Audiophile

Kill every last Wi-Fi dead spot in your house with this little box

If you’re being honest with yourself, there are plenty of bigger problems you can have than Wi-Fi dead spots around your house. But while it’s the …

22 Real Living Room Ideas

<i>Pinterst</i>5<i>Facebook</i>2<i>Twitter</i>0<i>Google+</i>1<i>Linkedin</i>1The living room is one of the rooms which a homeowner should really invest in. It is a cozy and …

6 Things Each Living Room Should Have

Having troubles designing your living room? Do you know what you even need? Well, you need a warm welcoming living room where the whole family can …

Do You Live in a Home With Sealed Windows? Would You?

<b>Q:</b> I'm considering an apartment in a high-rise. It has three rooms: a living room/kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom. There is plenty of cooling and …

How To Make a Stencil For a Paint Pattern

Stencils are a fun and economic way to create a pattern or duplicate an image over and over again. They can be used on a vast array of items from …

DIY Project Idea: A Fast and Easy Way to Update A Lampshade

Helena of Mormorsglamour (Gran Glam) walks us through this simple (one hour!) DIY lampshade cover.<p><b>What You Need</b><p><b>Materials</b><p>Ruler<br>• Pen<br>• Felt<br>• Sewing …

Why I Hate Having Bipolar

There are so many reasons why I hate having bipolar that I could have a whole blog just on that alone and I’m sure other people could join me in …

Reception Interior Ideas For A Fresh New Year

<i>In the recent past, lots of people have been enjoying using their interior design skills to show off their creative flair. This has offered a glimpse</i> …

Living Rooms

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Tell Us About Your Experience With Bipolar Disorder

We want to shed more light and understanding on this often overlooked disorder.<p>What misconceptions and myths do you want to clear up? What do you wish people talked about when they talked about bipolar disorder?

Why People Forget that Bipolar Disorder Is a Physical Illness

From time to time, even I, mental health writer and speaker, have forgotten that bipolar disorder is a physical illness. Well, I don’t forget, …

What Your Bipolar Partner Needs From You

Matthew Clark/unsplash<p>If the love of your life has a mental illness, dialing down a fast-paced lifestyle can help your partner maintain emotional …

Mental Health

When Bipolar Disorder and Borderline Personality Disorder Combine

Borderline Personality Disorder was so named in the middle of the 20th century to describe a psychiatric disorder thought to be bordering psychosis …

[Borderline personality disorder and bipolar II disorder--similarities and differences].

2011 Apr;150(4):349-52, 419.<p>[Article in Hebrew]<p>1Child and Adolescent Division, Geha Mental Health Center and Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv …

Mental Health

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

35 Killer Ways to Use Your Empty Vertical Space

You probably don't even realize how much untapped vertical space you've got in your home and garden. Think about those empty corners, the space above your stove or toilet, the exterior walls behind your flower beds, even the half-an-inch behind your furniture -- all of that space can be used to add …

5 Reasons Why I'm Not Ashamed of My Mental Health Condition

I used to feel ashamed of my mental health condition, but now I refuse to let stigma and stereotypes dictate how I feel about myself. If you stigmatize me, that's <i>your</i> ignorance, not <i>my</i> truth. Cool people, who are educated about mental illness and confident in their <i>own</i> mental health, don't …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid at All Costs

From the self-absorbed to the soul-sucking, be on the lookout for these toxic types.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact they have on those around them, while others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>As …

Self-help

Share This With Anyone Who Doesn't Understand Depression

Let's beat the stigma together.<p>Nearly 10 percent of U.S. adults struggle with depression, but so many more of us have a hard time understanding the disease. As the TED-Ed video above points out, depression is much harder to see, and thus to understand, than a case of obesity or a broken leg, for …

Loving Someone With a Mental Illness

On a recent visit home, we walked into the neighborhood liquor store, I notice he's beaming with pride, eager to blurt out to the clerk, "This is my sister I was telling you about she's a newscaster from LA. She's my better half." My brother knows that simple introduction just bought him more store …

Bipolar Romantic Relationships: Dating and Marriage

'What should we have known?': A wife on handling her husband's bipolar disorder

Mental illness, unlike breast cancer, isn’t celebrated with big marches or pink ribbons. The stigma is stifling and it prevents most people from seeking help. David, my husband, refused to accept the label of bipolar disorder. He could not imagine a life of medications and therapy, which did so …

Clinical Trials

A decade ago, the director of the Harvard-associated mood disorders clinic suggested that rather than asking, “Does this patient have Bipolar …

It Isn’t Always Easy To Be Beautifully Bipolar

Having bipolar disorder isn’t always beautiful. Going through this med change I have been particularly irritable. Last week I was physically …

Rethinking How We Diagnose Psychosis

If you are unfortunate enough to develop acute chest pain this winter you will probably be assessed by a clinician who will order a battery of tests …