Angela Ponton

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The 6 Very Best Things About Having a Husband or Wife

Aside from being able to love them for the rest of your life (which is obviously the best) there are also so many other great things that come along with having a husband or wife. While there may be too many to count, here are our six favorites.<p><b>Snuggle Buddy for Life</b><br>Let's face it — having someone …

A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

26 DIY Tips to improve your home

Before you even think about starting a new DIY project, it's vital that you read and cast all of these tips to memory, as we know they will save you …

10 Creativity Apps I Used the Most in 2016 | Inc.com

Your creativity is your ability to generate ideas that are novel and useful, whether for business, art, or other areas. However, to implement your creative ideas, you need tools. I use many helpful apps to let my creative ideas materialize.<p>The criteria for selecting the apps for the following list …

Apps

One Trick to Getting More Done In Less Time

How can we get more work done in less time, maximize our creativity, and be happier while we’re doing it?<p>This was the mission of a crash course in …

Time Management

Free Google app turns old photo prints into glare-free digital images

Stop using your phone to take pics of old snapshots and try this.<p>I think I know what I'll be doing over Thanksgiving weekend: hauling boxes and boxes …

Mobile Photography

The 13 best uses of Siri on a Mac

Are you using Siri with MacOS Sierra? If not, here is baker's dozen of ways to get started.<p>Siri and I have been shacking up together on my MacBook for about two months now. How useful is Apple's digital assistant on a Mac? Let me count the ways.<p>1. Find files<p>Siri offers a quick way to find files you …

Apps

Psychology journal article says sexist men have psychological problems

Psychologists looking at 10 years of data from nearly 20,000 men found that those who value having power over women and endorse playboy behavior and other traditional notions of masculinity are more likely to suffer from psychological problems - and less likely to seek out help.<p>Turns out that …

Psychology

You Can Make Your Very Own Miniature Flame Tornado

Way better than a lava lamp.<p>If you can figure out how to reliably cutting, the options for your DIY projects can really expand. It doesn't take much more than a little trial and error, as The Backyard Scientist shows in a new video. It turns out, a few cut up vases are all you need to make flame …

How Sleep Affects Your Weight

Actress Blake Lively's trainer is emphasizing an essential component for healthy living that's so easy to underestimate: sleep. Don Saladino, who has …

Fitness

India's rape problem is exaggerated, says minister for women

Maneka Gandhi says media stories are driving away tourists and claims country is among lowest four in the world for rape cases<p>India’s minister for women has been criticised for claiming that the country’s rape and sexual violence problem is exaggerated by the media, driving away tourists.<p>Maneka …

India

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

5 Daily Habits That Will Make Your Marriage Crazy Strong

Big gestures are great. (No one would turn down a surprise weekend getaway, are we right?) But if we're honest, it's really the little, everyday things that count — especially when it comes to marriage.<p>"The little everyday things you do for your partner lets them know that you are thinking about …

This Cheap $20 Toolkit Can Open 99 Percent of Your Gadgets

Were the electronics makers of the world to have their way, every time one of your gadgets broke, you’d simply buy a new one. But most gadgets can be …

Gear & Gadgets

iPhone app gives treasured photos new life [Review]

For longer than I have allowed myself to believe, the iPhone has been called a scanner that fits in your pocket. But if I wanted a high-quality copy of an old photograph, I still sought out a flatbed scanner, presuming the results would be superior to taking a picture of a picture with a phone.<p>But …

Apps

6 Cognitive Biases That Are Messing Up Your Decision Making | Inc.com

Over millions of years of evolution you'd think your brain would have gotten pretty good at thinking. But the truth is natural selection hasn't been nudging our brains to be ever more rational. It's been nudging them to keep us alive. Those aren't always the same thing.<p>If our brains were bad at …

Critical Thinking

I Spent a Month Meditating On the Go and Now I'm Hooked

Subway zen FTW.<p>From an inevitable quarter-life crisis to pre-/post-election anxieties, it's no wonder 2016 is the year I finally gave into the idea of meditation. The inside of my brain was like the bottom of my carry-all—a crazy, scrambled mess. And instead of pausing and taking the all of five …

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend | Inc.com

<i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses science-backed evidence at willyoulaugh.com,</b> …

Motivation

Why Everyone Wants To Be With You When You Start Feeling Happy Alone

Look at the sky. We are not alone. The whole universe is friendly to us and conspires only to give the best to those who dream and work.<p><b>A. P. J.</b> …

Hexagonal Tiles and Hardwood Make the Most Beautiful Flooring Combination

This trend is dominating Pinterest right now.<p>Traditionally, flooring treatments have been separated by "transition strips" — narrow boards that neatly cut off wood or carpeted sections of a room — but now, homeowners and designers are doing away with the defined separation in favor of something far …

Trends

John D. Rockefeller's Keys to Success | The Art of Manliness

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.<p>By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.<p>By …

Top 15 Green Home Improvements and their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

Home energy efficiency is both a journey and an objective. The objective is as simple as going Green. You optimize the resources of your home while …

Psychologists and experts explain how to stop being a 'chronically late insane person'

In a Wait But Why analysis of people who are habitually late—whether it's to work, social engagements, or major appointments—Tim Urban concludes that some members of this group, including himself, could be deemed Chronically Late Insane People (CLIP). As classified by Urban, these individuals are …

Self-help

The new Anthony Weiner doc is an incredibly revealing look at his public meltdown

Anthony Weiner watches in horror from his living room as a TV news report shows him flipping off a reporter.<p>His wife, Huma Abedin, sits in the dining room eating a slice of pizza, trying to ignore it all.<p>The moment is caught on camera for a documentary about Weiner and his failed New York City …

Government

Organizing with an ADHD mind

<b>Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland.</b><i>Today we welcome guest post author Ryan</i> …

Productivity

10 Fascinating, Science-Backed Mind Tricks For Weight Loss

Hunger and food cravings sabotaging your healthy diet? Conquer your mind and reclaim your body using these clever mind tricks for weight loss!

Top 11 Smart Home Improvements, Plus Costs & ROI 2017 Update! - RemodelingImage.com - Remodeling Ideas, Costs, Tips, and Advice

Billions and billions and billions of dollars. That’s what Americans spent on home remodeling projects in 2016. More like hundreds of billions. And …

Secrets of the skinny women who NEVER diet: They love fast food and never say no to cake. How do they look this good?

• <b>Emily Muirhead, 42, a GP from Ilkley, West Yorkshire, cooks from scratch, never eats low fat products and eats Dairy Milk most days</b>• <b><br>Catharina Eden,</b> …