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Simplified Design: Home Decor Apps Make Decorating Easy

(Image credit: Homestyler)<p>Furniture is <i>heavy</i>, not to mention a big investment. Don't you wish you could virtually move things around to see what a new …

The Ultimate Working From Home Guide | Investopedia

<b>Amazon.com Inc.</b><p>Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) employs nearly 250,000 workers around the world, many of them reporting to work from their home …

Employment

Kids bored with Facebook? What to know about their new favorite sites

Gone are the days of Facebook as a one-stop shop for all social-networking needs. While it may seem more complicated to post photos on Instagram, share casual moments on Snapchat, text on WhatsApp, and check your Twitter feed throughout the day, tweens and teens love the variety.<p>You don't need to …

Social Media

Top 10 Places to Get Stunning Desktop Wallpaper

Whether you love switching out beautiful desktop wallpaper or you just want something minimal that you’re going to open windows over anyway, there’s …

Mobile Devices

Top 10 picture books with self-help messages

The world can be a stressful and complex place. Here are 10 picture books that may help to make sense of it for young children - and perhaps their parents too<p>I believe that you can find the solution to any problem if you look hard enough and sometimes, those solutions can be found in a really great …

Books

Find Free Fonts On Google’s Slick New Site

Thanks to subscription platforms like Typekit, licensing fonts for web use isn’t all that expensive or difficult any more. But there are plenty of free options, too–like Google Fonts, a collection of more than 800 open-source font families you can license without cost for online use.<p>Now, using …

24 Things You Need to Do to Heal Your Life From Anxiety

1. The opposite of addiction isn't sobriety, it's connection. The same is true for anxiety. Anxiety is being disconnected from the present moment, other people, or yourself. Usually all three. You must reconnect with your life.<p>2. You must give yourself permission to want what you really want. There …

5 meditation experts to relax with on YouTube

Experts of all kinds take to YouTube to share their wisdom. From makeup to video games, viewers can find coaches on virtually any topic.<p>Meditation …

Meditation

6 Powerful Ways to Improve Mental Health

Mental health is intrinsically linked to your diet. Studies have shown that certain nutrients and deficiencies are increasingly responsible for the …

Apps to Help You Get Organized

There are a slew of apps to help you get organized out there. Want to know which ones you need to download? Check out these great organizational apps …

Apps

7 Free Image Sources for Your Blog and Social Media

Thanks to the Internet, we now live in a hyper-connected world. Whether it’s reading the news or checking Twitter, everyone goes online to check what …

7 Motivational TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

To lead a life that we dream of, we need to learn, explore and then bring certain changes to our lives. TED is an incredible source of learning to …

5 Words And Phrases That Can Transform Your Work Life

A Stanford design and engineering professor says making simple changes to the words and phrases we use can empower us to achieve our goals.<p>Reporting for this story took a different turn from the beginning.<p>Usually when I reach out to experts I get enthusiastic replies. But that was not the case when …

7 Motivational Self Improvement Books That Will Change Your Perspective About Life

If you’re looking for a book that will change your perspective on life, then read a self-improvement book. Good self-improvement books give you …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Your parenting is the problem: We spend more time and money on parenting than ever — but we are getting worse

Your kids only eat fries? Run the show at home? It’s on you: “Let kids decide” switched adult authority to children<p><i>Parents Adrift</i><p>I knew what I wanted to say. But I didn’t say it.<p>Al and Mary McMaster (all names have been changed, except where noted) have two daughters, Tara and Margo.<p>Mom brought …

This Scary App Will Make You Think Twice About Eating Sugary Snacks

‘Tis the season to be healthier, and that doesn’t just mean doing extra squats at the gym and eating all the kale recipes you can think of. It means improving your holistic health, whether it’s tracking your water consumption, sleep quality or sugar intake. Luckily, there are lots of non-workout …

Drink to your health! The Blender Girl shares three smoothie recipes to kick off 2016

Did you overdo the cocktails and cookies this holiday season? (We sure did!) We asked L.A.'s Tess Masters — a.k.a. the Blender Girl — to help us get back on track in 2016.<p>Masters, author of "The Blender Girl Smoothies: 100 Gluten-Free, Vegan, and Paleo-Friendly Recipes," says she has one foolproof …

Food

Weighted Blanket for Anxiety and Insomnia: How to Make It Work

Messed up sleep can create a long list of secondary issues that can quickly become primary concerns if insomnia or other disturbances continue …

Mental Health

14 apps that will help you stick to your New Year's resolutions

Thankfully, there are apps to help you keep on track.<p>We combed through Apple and Google's list of the best apps of the year, along with Business Insider's own reviews and Tech Insider's App 100, to pull together a list of 14 apps that will help you reach your goals a little faster.

The Best Skin Care Products That Really, Really Work

BeautyRx<p>Ingredient: Glycolic Acid<p><b>Why It's Worth the Splurge:</b> Glycolic acid is a chemical exfoliator that makes all of your other skin care products …

Skin Care

5 simple habits that have strengthened all of my relationships

Also, as much as I personally love habits, I know that many people associate habit-change with having to make a lot of effort.<p>But habits don't have to take a lot of time or energy to form, and they can help us with <i>any</i> aspect of our lives. I have to admit, even now, after spending years thinking …

23 Things People With Borderline Personality Disorder Want You To Know

It isn't about getting attention.<p><i>Borderline personality disorder (BPD) is a mental illness affecting approximately 1.6% of adults in the U.S. Symptoms — usually beginning in adolescence and early adulthood — include emotional instability, extreme reactions, distorted sense of self, chronic feelings</i> …

Mental Health

One Woman Put 8 Longwear Lipsticks to the Test, and Here’s What Happened

Whether it's an interview or a night on the town, the last thing you want to worry about is your lipstick pulling the fade away. I put these eight …

The Amazing Benefits of Argan Oil for Hair and Skin

<i>DISCLOSURE: Please note these statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This is for informational purposes only and is</i> …

Hair Care

Stretch Mark Serum Recipe

It’s another edition of <b>Beautiful Skin Friday’s</b> with my very favorite all natural skincare guru, <b>Jenni Raincloud</b>! Her skincare knowledge and recipes …

19 Banned Books That Actually Changed Your Life

"I can honestly say that reading it for the first time saved my life."<p>*The following books were banned by the user's town, school, or library.<p>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

Books