Debora Deva

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12 Secrets to Happiness, According to Science

A lot of people think that achieving happiness is a matter of seeing good things from the outside and absorbing it in. However, science reveals that …

9 indoor-outdoor flooring ideas

The benefits of indoor-outdoor living are clear — the tranquillity of nature and the beauty of fresh air brought right into your home — but it can be tough to feel connected to the outdoors in a more urban environment. A great way to boost the link between inside and out is with seamless flooring …

The Biggest Decor Trends the Year You Were Born

Some ideas were surprisingly ahead of their time, while others haven't exactly aged well.<p>Interior tastes evolve a bit slower than hairstyles or fashion, but you'd be surprised at how much can change from year to year. The frills of the '40s, the eclectic '70s, the pastel explosion of the '80s — …

Dining Rooms

The Evolutionary Argument Against Reality

As we go about our daily lives, we tend to assume that our perceptions — sights, sounds, textures, tastes — are an accurate portrayal of the real world. Sure, when we stop and think about it — or when we find ourselves fooled by a perceptual illusion — we realize with a jolt that what we perceive …

My Impossible, Depressing Quest to Find the Right Depression Meds

One woman's not-uncommon journey through the land of On And Off And On Again.<p>I took my first psychiatric medication when I was 19 years old. I'd been diagnosed with depression and an eating disorder, and was handed a whole slew of drugs to try. It was like whack-a-mole with my brain chemistry.<p>To …

What I learned from the world’s greatest product designers

I’ve spent the past year meeting with product designers at some of the world’s most innovative and beloved companies — Airbnb, Coursera, Etsy, Facebook, Google, Pinterest — while making the Design Disruptors documentary to understand how these brilliant minds and their companies are building many …

Struggling with Social Anxiety? Try Shrooms.

Tell your weird college nephew about this new study<p>Being excluded from a group of people is a universally shitty feeling.<p>So let's relive it!<p>Right now!<p>Imagine you're throwing a football around on a beach. As the ball gets lobbed back and forth around the circle, you receive fewer and fewer passes. …

Indoors or Out: Tips for Creating a Vertical Garden

Remember when vertical gardens first hit the scene? They were <i>glorious</i>, but they all seemed to require access to a 20-story building, an impossibly …

7 Habits That Will Make Men Attractive

If you expect to get advice like, “grow a five o’clock shadow” or “work out”, you’re wrong. That kind of advice doesn’t fix the real problem.<p>What you …

9 Toxic Behaviors Holding Good People Back

<i>The quality of your behavior drives the quality of your life.</i>When you spend a decade working with and coaching thousands of people from around the …

How to Make Yourself Mentally Strong This Year

These 15 habits will help you keep you at your sharpest, whatever comes your way<p>In business, there are times when you need to be mentally acute to make tough decisions.<p>In leadership, there are times when you need to be mentally tough to navigate through complex information.<p>In life, there are times …

Self-improvement

5 Space-Saving Decor Tips From an L.A. Interior Designer

You may be missing out on usable space in unexpected places<p>Small-space dwellers and tiny home lovers: You know Curbed has your back. We, too, think there's something to be said for living compactly (by necessity or by choice). If that sounds like you, we're here to bring you tips for how to get the …

Interior Design

10 Characteristics of People With High Emotional Intelligence

Do you wonder why certain people are more successful than others? The answer often lies in emotional intelligence, or EQ.<p>Why do certain people achieve more success than others?<p>What is it about how certain people behave and interact, how they are "wired" that drives them to greater success than …

Emotional Intelligence

What's The Link Between Insomnia And Mental Illness?

Sleep deprivation does strange things to our bodies.<p><i>This article was written by Jo Abbott, from Swinburne University of Technology, and was</i> …

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 …

Gun control wouldn't have stopped the Virginia shooting. We need to talk about mental health

Bryce Williams passed a background check before shooting Alison Parker and Adam Ward. America must look instead at its failing medical system<p>The murder of Alison Parker and Adam Ward was a postmodern nightmare. Vester Lee Flanagan II, who went by the name Bryce Williams, shot and killed his victims …

Dezeen Mail #268 features a selection of this week's best stories and discussions

This week's Dezeen Mail includes the world's first technique for 3D printing with molten glass (pictured), Zaha Hadid's campaign to resuscitate her …

Architecture

Articles about 4 modern homes el salvador on Dwell.com - Dwell

A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight,...<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, …

Future Workspaces Might Be Built from Pixels

MIMIC's design combines functions of privacy dividers, acoustic control, media display and interior lighting<p>The quest to bring the characteristics of …

Designers create the 'impossible' zero-carbon house

<b>Designers at Cardiff University say they have constructed the sort of house George Osborne once described as impossible.</b><p>The chancellor scrapped a requirement for new homes to be zero carbon by 2016 because he said it would prove too expensive.<p>But Cardiff University say they have built a house that …

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What do you say when someone tells you about their mental health diagnosis?

There are plenty of pieces out there, I’ve found, about what not to say. (Example: Do not tell a person experiencing clinical depression to “get over …

Mental Health

Oldest Human DNA Reveals Mysterious Branch of Humanity

The oldest known human DNA found yet reveals human evolution was even more confusing than thought, researchers say.<p>The DNA, which dates back some …

Humanity

Yes, Creativity Can Be Learned

<i>You either have it, or you don’t.</i> Or so the myth goes.When we think of creative geniuses, it’s hard to ignore the likes of Mozart who composed his …

The cardinal, the prostitute and the painter: the strange story of Titian's most erotic masterpiece

It was considered a fake for a century, but now one of the UK’s greatest art treasures is back on show. So how did the Duke of Wellington get his hands on it?<p>Britain’s sexiest art treasure is the centrepiece of a new exhibition at Apsley House, home of the Duke of Wellington and now in the care of …

New AIDS Vaccine Protects Monkeys

There's progress in the quest for an AIDS vaccine. An experimental vaccine protected half of a batch of monkeys against a virus similar to the AIDS virus, scientists reported Thursday.<p>The company helping develop the vaccine is already trying it in people, and vaccine experts say it takes a new …