Jennifer Messmer

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How to Sell 1,000 Copies of Your Self-Published Book in Two Weeks: Interview with Natalie Brenner

If the question is how to sell 1,000 copies in two weeks as a self-published author, do you know the answer?If you don’t, have no fear because our …

Writing

This simple face massage makes you look younger in 90 seconds

More than a decade ago, exercise physiologist Sue Hitzmann developed a quick self-massage series on the face and neck to help clients with chronic …

Lips

This Is Exactly How a Doctor Uses Apple Cider Vinegar to Fight the Flu So You Can Do the Same

The 2018 flu season has been one of the worst ever and, due to this year's strain, even people who got flu shots are vulnerable. If you're dealing with a miserable bout of influenza, apple cider vinegar could help ease your symptoms.<p>Dr. Sean McCaffrey, DC, IHS, LDHS, of McCaffrey Health Clinic told …

Here’s How to Print Your Photographs and Get the Best Possible Results (VIDEO)

While most photographers spend considerable time mastering techniques for capturing and editing their images, very few are equally concerned with …

Photographers, Here’s How To Easily Remember The F-Stop Scale In One Minute

[Click here to view the video in this article] <br>Photographers, is the f-stop scale confounding you? If you’re a shutterbug who’s always had trouble …

Photography

How To Become A Better Runner If You're A Beginner

If you’re new to running, the idea of strapping on a pair of shoes and pounding the pavement for a solid half-hour can be extremely daunting. And the thought of logging 26.2 miles alongside a sea of enthusiastic marathon participants may seem like an impossible dream. But that doesn’t mean it’s not …

4 Exercises to Prevent Shin Splints

Protect an injury-prone spot with these simple moves.<p>You don’t think about your shins until they hurt. And by then, you could be looking at some major downtime. A recent study found that it takes, on average, 71 days to rehab shin splints. Shin splints (the term for pain that occurs on the front …

Marathons

10 Tips That Will Make You a Faster Runner

Slow and steady not cutting it for you anymore? If you want to run faster, here are 10 simple ways to increase your running speed.<p><b>Fuel up:</b> Eating the …

Marathons

Diastasis Recti Exercises - Physical Therapy Exercises for Diastasis Repair

Have you been diagnosed with diastasis recti (abdominal muscle separation)?<p>Are you looking for diastasis recti exercises on the mat that promote …

Corrective Exercises for Diastasis Recti

Diastasis recti is a medical condition that causes a separation of the muscles that cover your abdomen. This most commonly occurs following pregnancy …

6 Exercises For Rebuilding Your Core After Pregnancy

<b>You’re sitting at home, holding that adorable little bundle of joy, and so glad the hard part is over.</b> Then you look down at that big squishy blob …

How to Create Your Dream Home Office

10 Ways to Declutter Your Tech Experience

3. Effectively manage your to-do’s.<p>In his book <i>Get Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity</i>, author, consultant, and international lecturer …

Google Drive

Think Like an Architect: Oliver Freundlich’s Six Tips for an Orderly and Inspiring Work Space

What’s your secret formula for creating order? Over the course of producing our book, <i>Remodelista: The Organized Home</i>—the companion volume to this …

Archives

15 DIY Home Office Organization and Storage Ideas that Maximize Space

As we race towards Christmas and New Year, for many work might have taken a turn towards the slower side. Others might be busy packing and flying …

Interior Design

Aha! Hack: An Easy-Breezy DIY Whiteboard

I was never willing to get on the chalkboard paint bandwagon that peaked in the early years of this decade. Besides the inevitable chalk dust and …

DIY

Expert Advice: 5 Ways to Create a Productivity-Enhancing Home Office

<b>3. Somewhere to Look</b><p>Seattle architect Nils Finne suggests adding some exterior inspiration into the mix with a large picture window and view. After …

Workstations

Read These 5 Books On Writing In Lieu of Spending $40,000 On An MFA

Back in the pre-Internet days, if you wanted to land an agent and a book deal you had two choices: spend a million dollars on postage cold-querying …

14 Absolutely Perfect Paint Colors Designers Love

Choosing paint colors for your home is a big deal: Nothing sets the tone for a space like the color on the walls. So deciding what paint color to …

Home Decorating
Home Decorating
Home Decorating

The 5-Minute Warm-Up You Should Be Doing!

<b>Sure, you could just run slow for your first kilometre. But this routine has way more payoff.</b> – <i>By Jessica Dunham</i>Image by Sean LaurenzIt’s hard enough …

Exercise

How I Handle Anxiety as a Freelance Writer

Putting your words out there for everyone to see. Spending entire days working at your laptop alone. Coming up with endless lists of pitches and …

What to know about chronic sinusitis

Sinusitis is inflammation that causes pain, pressure, and swelling in the sinuses. Chronic sinusitis is sinusitis that lasts for a long time, usually …

Alternative Medicine

Notes for the Nordic New Year’s Table, from Agern and Ferm Living

Of stylistic note for the New Year’s (or winter) table: a new collaboration between Danish design company Ferm Living and Agern, a tiny but lauded …

Want to Lose Weight and Get in Better Shape? Science Says Do 1 Thing First

Fitness trackers are fun, but all that data could go to waste if you don't get the inside scoop on how you're built and what is best for you.<p>Americans spend a ton of money on diet and exercise--health clubs alone take in over $75 billion a year in revenue--in spite of the fact that most of us have …

Fitness

Could your marriage pass the loaf of bread test?

A happy relationship is built on deeds and the foundation of every day acts of kindness.<p><b>OPINION:</b> The loaf of bread test was unwittingly invented by …

Mamie Eisenhower’s Chocolate Fudge Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Butter a 9-by-13-inch baking dish pan or mist it in with nonstick cooking spray.<p>Step 2<p>Stir together the semisweet chocolate, …

Dessert

Beautiful inspiration from 'Your Creative Work Space'

What does your work / creative space look like? Do you love to sit there and tinker away? I'm sure you're familiar with mine, although more often …

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