Heather Morgenstern

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The Akrasia Effect: Why We Make Plans but Don't Follow Through

Humans are prolific procrastinators. It’s easy to make plans and throw dates on your calendar, and yet it’s practically inevitable that you’ll let …

Procrastination

23 Things You’ll Understand If You’re Obsessed With Chapters/Indigo

*grabs book and sits down for 5 hours*

How to Focus: 5 Research-Backed Secrets to Concentration

A question a lot of us are struggling with these days is “how to focus.” Concentration seems hard. Why does everyone joke about having ADD? There’s a …

7 Ways Productive People Stay Focused

A few simple changes can help you get more work done in less time.<p>Technology offers constant distractions. Text messages, emails, and advertisements constantly bid for your attention. And if you're like most people, you fall prey to these distractions.<p>A recent report by Microsoft claims the average …

Step Back in Time at San Francisco's 'Magical Map Emporium'

Maybe the first thing you notice when you walk into Schein & Schein's North Beach store is the aroma. It smells like cigars, chocolate, and vanilla—and the source is the old paper that makes up the <b>antique maps, prints, and books</b> sold by proprietors Jimmie and Marti Schein. If that weren't …

Readers' top 10 best books of 2015

2015 in review,Best books of the year,Culture,Fiction,Biography,Books,Best books,Autobiography and memoir,Best books of 2015<p>After authors and reviewers chose their favourite books of the year, it’s time to let Guardian readers speak – here are your most-beloved books of 2015

Books

An Online Artists’ Community Created an Epic Adult Coloring Book Featuring 90 Illustrators

Trendy adult coloring books often differentiate themselves from the children’s variety by offering intricate or abstract designs, marketing …

Learn How to Create Pretty Watercolor Designs (for Under $30!)

We’re all about creativity over here at Brit HQ. But we don’t just write about creativity. We also offer online classes and DIY kits that enable you to be creative by teaching you a variety of DIY techniques and skills.<p>Plus, we’ve got the best of the best. We partner with makers, designers and …

Watercolor Painting

5 Products That'll Have You Stepping Off the Plane Looking (and Feeling!) Fabulous

Jet lag who?<p>There are a lot of instances where walking off of an hours-long flight looking well-rested and even remotely as good as you did when you …

Peanut Butter Banana Cookies

Easy20 mins<p>So, I did a juice cleanse earlier this week. And now I’m craving cookies. Cookies, cookies, cookies.<p>That’s how it’s supposed to work, …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

18 Ways to Multi-Mask Your Way to Better Skin

The trend of multi-masking has been <i>everywhere</i> these past few months. The basic concept behind it is for you to use several different face masks at once, targeting specific areas of your face with masks that will best benefit the needs of that area. For example, while you might need to combat oil …

Sensitive Skin

This Video Explains Four Scientific Ways to Stay Awake Without Caffeine

When your day is starting to drag, and you don’t want to drink any more coffee, there’s still a few things you can do to help you stay awake. This …

Sleep

This Easy Notebook Hack Will Make You a Multitasking Pro

The first day of school has officially arrived, guys. Students everywhere are heading back to class with their brand new notebooks + school supplies and are gearing up to learn. Thanks to the folks at High Five HQ, we learned about a super cool notebook hack DIY that is a total game changer<i>.</i> Here’s …

Note-Taking

5 sinfully delicious chocolate desserts in a mug

<b>KARACHI: Chocolate truly is heaven-sent. One bite of a warm, gooey chocolate brownie, with a drizzle of caramel and vanilla ice cream on the side</b> …

FREE BOOKS: 100 legal sites to download literature

Looking for the next great book to sink your teeth into? Look no further. Below are over 100 links to websites that provide free e-books on a huge …

The education of Airbnb’s Brian Chesky

Photograph by Michael Lewis for Fortune Magazine<p>How the home-sharing site’s co-founder hacked leadership and taught himself to be a world-class …

12 Incredible American Mansions That Are Open to the Public

What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.<p>What used to be homes for the rich are now playgrounds for history lovers and architecture buffs.

53 Books You Won't Be Able To Put Down

What happens next? There's only one way to find out.<p><i>Some entries have been lightly edited for clarity and length.</i>

Stephen King

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

LoveReading View on The Bone Clocks<p>This is a big story on a huge canvas. If you are a David Mitchell fan then you are in for a treat. If new to him …

11 Brilliant IKEA Hacks to Transform Your Kitchen and Pantry

With its friendly price tags, it’s hard to not make IKEA a go-to source for all things home decor. And whether you’re lacking storage, counter space or a pantry, you can hack some of IKEA’s products for a completely custom look at a fraction of the cost. Don’t believe us? Just take a scroll through …

Hacking

10 fantasy book series that aren't 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

You love <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but there's only so many times you can read the five available entries in the best-selling series before you go insane — and …

28 Healthy Chocolate Recipes

Chocolate, especially antioxidant-rich dark chocolate, can be good for you. These recipes maximize chocolate-y goodness, while minimizing sugar, fat, …

11 Of The Best Doughnut Recipes You've Ever Seen

Hot, round circles of life.<p>Here's our eleven favorite fried dough recipes. Enjoy.<p><b>Biscuit Doughnuts</b><p>Easiest doughnut recipe ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Doughnut Chips</b><p>All you need is half an hour and a waffle iron, and you'll end up with crispy caramelized chips made from yesterday's breakfast. <b>Get the</b> …

Recipes

Sleeping on Jupiter by Anuradha Roy review – lays bare the treacherous hypocrisies of Indian society

Seven-year-old Nomita witnesses the murder of her father by armed men, loses her brother and is abandoned by her mother – all in the course of a couple of days. This brutal experience, recalled in deliberate and haunting prose years later, opens Anuradha Roy’s novel.<p>Shorn of family and the …

What You Need to Throw the Ultimate Outdoor Party

All the plates, speakers, pitchers, lights, and everything else you'll need to throw your best-ever outdoor party this summer. Basically, everything that's not the food.<p>Being the best-ever host of an outdoor party is hard work. There's taking care of the food, of course, but there are also dozens …

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