Emma Vaughan

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The Zen of Personal Development: How to Skyrocket your own Personal Growth

You’re driving in a new city (perhaps going over to a friend’s place for the first time). The roads are not familiar to you. You have a destination …

12 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Amazing

We’re on a real nature high over here. Whether we’re DIYing with acorns, leaves or branches, it’s all about bringing a bit of what’s outside in. And if you’ve been wondering how to up your scent-game naturally, here are 12 tips to make your house smell amazing this winter.<p>1. Lavender Lemon Candles: …

Make Newspaper Pom Poms

When it comes time to throw a party on a budget, decorations don’t get much cheaper than these fabulous recycled newspaper pom poms! At <b>DIY Candy</b>, …

Clear, Organized and Motivated

Is it useful to engage with unreasonable people on the other side of the political aisle?<p>The problem with contemporary political discourse is not …

10 Ways to Add Mindful Moments to Your Day | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Failure to maintain focus can leave the mind lost in repeating loops of chronic anxiety… The power to disengage our attention from one thing and …

Mindfulness

Rolling Out of Bed With Mindfulness

Waking up this morning, I smile,Twenty four brand new hours are before me.I vow to live fully in each momentand to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.-- Thich Nhat Hanh<p>How do you wake up in the morning? Do you eject out of bed like a canon ball the minute your eyes open, or do you take a …

How to Create a Balanced Life: 9 Tips to Feel Calm and Grounded

<b>“Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.” ~Thomas Merton</b><p>As a Libra, my sign is the scale, which signifies …

Happiness

7 Life-Changing Habits That Will Bring You Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to be successful? If you do, then this will be the right article for you. Do you know that success starts from your habits?<p>It is what you do …

Self-improvement

5 Tricks For People Who've Tried Everything But Still Can't Meditate

You just can't meditate. You want to, you've tried to, but you just can't seem to switch the brain off or relax enough. You know how good meditation …

10 Surprisingly Simple Things You Can Do to Recharge Your Mind

With the myriad of things that demand our attention in our daily lives, it is difficult to find the time to spend on keeping our minds healthy. We …

The Secret To Dealing With Passive-Aggressive People

Ah, passive aggression. The best way to handle conflict.<p>Not.<p>There's a reason why passive-aggressive behavior gets such a bad rap. Not only is it supremely frustrating for both parties involved, but it's also incredibly unproductive to the passive-aggressive person -- because his or her needs aren't …

This Is How You Cook an Egg Dish for a Group in Minutes

We've found tasty recipes for classic breakfast foods that feed a bunch and don't take forever to make. Brunch has never been this easy.<p>An Egg—and a …

How-To: No-Sew Painted Fabric Rugs

Turn fabric or canvas into your own colorful custom-painted no-sew fabric rugs that are perfectly sized to fit your space with this new video tutorial from my pal Mark Montano!

How To Decorate Rooms With Slanted Ceiling, Design ideas

Slanted ceilings are often difficult to work with, and most of us are flummoxed on how to decorate a room with sloped walls. And no longer is this …

Summer Wardrobe: Cal Patch’s Square Dress

Transform a couple of yards of your favorite breezy fabric into simple lightweight tops, tunics, and dresses with this square dress tutorial that Cal Patch shared on the Etsy blog!<p>Once it gets hot and humid around these parts, the only thing I want to put on is a frothy wisp of a garment: loose, …