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Style: Fashion Trends, Beauty Tips, Hairstyles & Celebrity Style News

Get a handle on it!<p>What a difference an Ambush Makeover makes!<p>Kate Moss has also been spotted in these beloved rain boots.<p>Gwyneth Paltrow has made …

Surprising uses for baking soda include a 13-cent facial scrub

Strange, but true: Baking soda is the starting point for some smart budget beauty and style tricks. Read how that lonely yellow box in the back of the refrigerator is the shocking statement piece of the season.<p><b>FACE SCRUB:</b> A paste of 3 parts baking soda to 1 part water makes a gentle, unscented …

Loneliness

Scrapbooking: 10 easy steps to get started now

Whether you are expecting your first baby or you have a toddler running around your house, you don't want to forget the precious time you are spending with your little ones.<p>Most of us try to remember to write down the cute things our children say or do, but somehow our memories fail us. Maybe you …

Baby Showers

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

Junk Gypsy sister duo Amie and Jolie Sikes gave Miranda Lambert's 1952 Airstream named Wanda...<p>Ready for spring cleaning? Here's how to clean …

Kathie Lee Gifford

7 Incredibly Easy Bathroom Makeovers

Get inspired by these incredible before and after renovations that have turned even the dreariest bathrooms into spa-like retreats. (Don't worry, …

Why Trying to Find Your Life’s Purpose Is a Waste of Time (and What to Do Instead) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Waiting to discover your purpose? That’s a stupid strategy.<p>Blogs, courses, and coaches all over the internet claim that we each have one perfect …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Want to be happy? Be grateful

The one thing all humans have in common is that each of us wants to be happy, says Brother David Steindl-Rast, a monk and interfaith scholar. And …

Happiness

How to buy happiness

At TEDxCambridge, Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can indeed buy happiness -- when you don't spend it on yourself. Listen for …

How to make Alcohol Ink Dyed Coasters

Guest Post: Alcohol Ink Dyed Coasters<p>13. Aug. 2012<br>• /<br>• 67 Comments<p><b>Time</b>: 2 Hours including dry time <b><br>Materials:</b> Ceramic tiles, alcohol ink (try …

Alcohol

The Most Correct Way to Grill Vegetables on a Stick

In a few days, grills will be ceremonially set ablaze for Labor Day (“it’s the end of summer,” we’ll say, even though the first three weeks of …

The Best Things in Life Are Free (Food)

<i>by Natalie San Luis</i><p><b>1. Holiday-themed cookies, Diet Coke, chicken, store-baked French bread, beer, donuts</b><p>My first real job is at an Albertsons grocery …

An Extensive Catalogue Of Bodily Impulses

<i>by KelliKorducki</i><p>The summer I was 22, I tagged along with a group of samba percussionists to a music festival at an organic farm in southern Ontario. …

Nate Berkus: Why You Should Break the Rules When Decorating Your Home

We love our stuff, we hate our stuff, we can't live without our stuff. We lust after other people's stuff. We smile politely when relatives offer us …

Home Decorating

The 7 Habits of Highly Efficient People | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

People who win in the workplace, school, family life, or any other area of their life have a superb grip on productive living. Time is literally …

Live a Creative Life with One Simple Change (It Takes Under a Minute) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever look at creative people and wish you had what they were having? We know the types, those creatives who are expressing themselves …

5 Steps to Claiming Your Power by Taming Your Inner Critic | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Let’s tell the truth. You would never dream of speaking to others the way you speak to yourself in your own mind. The language of the inner critic is …