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Free knitting pattern! How to knit a long cardigan

Is it a coat? Is it a cardigan? It's a coatigan – and it's gorgeously snug!<p>Get knitting to create this comfy cardigan that can double up as a coat in …

15 Cozy Knitted Sock Patterns

There’s nothing quite as satisfying in the winter has having cozy feet. The second our feet get cold, there’s no comforting us until we can get them …

Knitting

Janet Stevens column: Don’t risk friendship over a sweater

A-A+<p>If you’re a knitter or crocheter, you may have been asked — as I have — if you’d be willing to make something for someone else. For money, of …

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I walked away from a great-looking life at age 35 to discover who I really am

<i>Last summer, I walked away from a life that was making me profoundly unhappy. Here’s what I learned along the way.</i><p>I can remember precisely when it hit me. I was staring out the window of my big, empty office, watching an even bigger home go up across the street. We were living in one of those …

Articles about small seattle on Dwell.com - Dwell

The first few paragraphs of a recent New York Times article on architect Gary Chang's Hong Kong apartment read like a scene from...<p>When the Zimmerman family settled in Seattle, Washington, in the late 1990s they bought a 1,100-square-foot Craftsman built in...<p>Ten Steps To Heaven: $1,599,999.<p>Seattle …

12 Stylish Bedroom Decorating Ideas That (ALSO!) Make For A Better Night's Sleep

Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for sound sleep, night after night. Here, four top designers explain what it takes.<p>Yes, it's important that your bedroom is beautiful. But more than that? Comfortable and relaxing enough for …

Clean Eating Alice shares her top health and fitness tips

The fitness blogger shares her advice on clean eating, exercising and how to stick to your plan<p>After years of bad skin, constant fatigue, and an …

10 of the best ancient ruins … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in Ani.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/2/1427992789854/37495f19-766c-477d-bb7d-17e66cffb858-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Alamy<p>The ruined church of Saint Gregory in …

15 Notebooks That Will Inspire Your Creativity

We schedule appointments and meetings on our smartphones and computers, we take notes on our tablets and even journal through apps. But for some people — or everyone, on certain occasions — our tech devices can hinder our creative juices. The practices of handwriting, calligraphy and even sketching …

Note-Taking

7 Habits of Happy Employees

Happy employees share certain habits and behaviors, and these habits help them stay happy. Here are some of the most important ones.<p>Staying happy in the working world can be challenging, especially if you feel that your job is unfulfilling or more stressful than it's worth. But your attitude can …

The 4 Complexities of Depression.

I recently had a discussion with an acquaintance after my friend passed away from committing suicide.<p>They didn’t believe in any sort of mental …

I've been using a meditation app on my phone for a week and it's changing my life

I've found throughout my life that living that way, day to day, is not healthy. Stress-filled days build on each other, and can leave you often jaded about the world, isolated as you are in the little anxiety-ridden universe you've created.<p>For the past eight months I've been training a lot in Yoga, …

Meditation

The 5 Daily Rituals That Will Make You Happy

You know what percentage of people are really happy? Not “oh, life is pretty good”, I mean people who are <i>flourishing</i>. They feel their lives are …