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Empaths and narcissists make a 'toxic' partnership — here's why they're attracted to each other

Opposites attract — or so we are told. While this rule has potential to broaden your horizons, people who are poles apart might be drawn together for all the wrong reasons.<p>Narcissists, for example, are attracted to people they will get the greatest use from. Often, this means they pursue and target …

Switch Up Your Breakfast Game With These 9 Avocado Toast Recipes

Can I just put avocado on everything?<p><b>BLTA</b><p>Bread, toasted<p>½ avocado, mashed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>½ tomato, sliced<p>Romaine lettuce, shredded<p>2 bacon strips, crumbled<p><b>Spicy Fried Egg</b><p>Bread, toasted<p>½ avocado, mashed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 egg, fried or to preference<p>Sriracha<p><b>Caprese</b><p>Bread, …

Food

How to make compost: The only video tutorial you'll need

I've always considered myself a better compost-maker than I am a gardener. And from building a compost tumbler to composting indoors, I've posted a …

Easily The Best Garlic Herb Roasted Potatoes

Give me all of these rn. K, thanks, bye.<p>Servings: 5-6<p>13 4-lb russet potatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>¼ cup olive oil<p>2 tablespoons garlic, minced<p>2 tablespoons rosemary, finely chopped<p>1 teaspoon black pepper<p>More salt & pepper to taste<p>Small handful fresh parsley …

Potatoes

Propagating plants from cuttings

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The 5 Paint Colors That Will Make You Happiest

Just in time for spring!<p>The colors in your home can have a <i>huge</i> impact on your mood — particularly paint colors. The shade of your walls has been shown to affect emotions: There are certain shades that will bring you down, ones that will help you relax, ones that will suppress your appetite and a …

Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs

This curated post is authored by Graphic Designer, Jacob CassThe post Psychology Principles & Laws To Influence People with Your Designs appeared …

UI Design

7 Things Every Company Website Should Include

What elements to include in your company website? This is the first question you should ask yourself before you start designing the site. We’ve …

9 principles of psychology for powerful marketing campaigns | Articles | Marketing

<i>This article was originally published on PR Daily in February 2016.</i> <br>Marketers are in a new world.<p>They have to spend time learning the most current …

Marketing

20 Motivational Posters to Get You Through a Slump [with Free Templates]

<i>Dream big. Success. Walk the talk. Challenge yourself.</i> When it comes to designing a motivational poster, the slogan is key. If you’ve spent any of …

Graphic Design

The Modern Home Organic Garden – The Easy Way With Aquaponics System

Simple Aquaponics System<p><b>Simple Aquaponics System</b><p>Today there’s a growing craze to try to eat natural food, it is turning out to be a recognized truth …

Aquaponics

Marketing Strategies and Technologies

Here is a list of some of best recommended online marketing strategies and technologies.<p>It doesn’t come off as a surprise that marketers find …

Marketing

Do You Make These 3 Mistakes with Your Small Business Marketing?

Today, I want to talk about this question: do you make these three mistakes with your small business marketing? There’s obviously more than three …

Small Business

How to Say What You Mean without Sounding Like You're Mean

Opinions fly high during the political season, and as a result, you may find yourself in situations where you’ve been asked to provide yours. …

How to Be a Leader, Not a Manager | Inc.com

Let's get something straight: Manager and leader are <i>not</i> synonymous terms.<p>Manage implies maintaining the status quo. It's a manager's job to ensure that things go as planned and that the team meets expectations. Leading, on the other hand, has an inherent forward progression. Leaders encourage …

Team Building

3 Simple Words That Change Everything in Leadership | Inc.com

Most of what I know about leadership I've learned in two distinct phases.<p>First was the practice phase, when I was a manager at three different companies, first as a young management recruit at a shoe store, then as a manager at a small startup, then as a director at a large corporation. After that …

Leadership

Clear Your Mind by Breaking Your Worries Into Three Categories

Worries, fears, and errant thoughts can get the best of any of us at times. When your mind feels overwhelmed and cluttered, try this procedure for …

34 Healthy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

For some, "cooking" means boiling water for instant ramen. For others, the mere thought of turning on a stove sends them running to the phone to …

10 Action Verbs That Define a Great Leader (Hint: They All Start With the Letter R) | Inc.com

Great leaders know how to act on what they know.<p>After a period of evaluation and discussion, they get out of the comfortable confines of their offices and go out into the hallways and conferences rooms, making decisions, interacting with employees, and carrying out the plans everyone discussed as a …

Leadership

17 One-Pot Spring Dinners That Go Way Beyond Pasta

Once spring rolls around, the weather pleads for you to spend more time outside rather than in the kitchen cooking elaborate meals and then having to clean up a ton of dishes. You already know all about the magical world of sheet-pan dinner recipes, but some of these one-pot meals are so quick, …

20 Breakfast Bowls to Jump-Start Your Morning

With desk lunches becoming more and more common, it’s also increasingly important to unplug and find some time for yourself. There’s one way to do exactly that, and it’s so simple you’re going to want to try it right away. Want the solution? It’s breakfast! Here’s the deal: If you can make time at …

13 Unexpected But Brilliant Home Decorating Ideas

It’s relatively easy to decorate your home from a catalog – it looks “right” and fairly beautiful, but let’s be honest, it’s boring. Nobody wants to …

Home Decorating

9 tips for growing from seed (c'mon — you can do it!)

Gardeners grow from seed for a variety of reasons. It's cheaper and more predictable, especially if you are using seed saved from that tangy Roma tomato that did so well last year.<p>And for lettuces, Asian greens and carrots, things that are quick to harvest, repeated successive sowing around the …

Gardening

How To Make DIY Roman Shades On A Budget

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>Say you have some old mini blinds …

13 Easy Ways to Add Personality to a Neutral Home Decor

So you have a rather neutral home decor with safe neutral colors, standard furniture and an overall pleasing but unremarkable look. There’s nothing …

Home Decorating

The Guide To Dress Codes: What To Wear On Every Occasion

There is much more to our dressing than we might imagine. Our dressing says a great deal about who we are and influences all kinds of impressions. …