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12 Little Things That Show People You're Intelligent, Without You Having to Say It |

I was at a breakfast meeting the other day.<p>Four people around a small table on the outdoor deck of a nice hotel, right on the beach, one of the women brought two boxes of avocado toast from the café.<p>"For us to share," she said.<p>My first thought was, "How are we going to share avocado toast in those …


How 16 Successful Business Leaders Start Their Day (Infographic)

From meditation to kite surfing, learn how these successful entrepreneurs jumpstart their mornings.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How you wake up in the morning can dictate how the rest of your day will go. That’s why it’s so important to have a positive and productive …


The struggles of adult life – as drawn by our readers

Adult life is no walk in the park – in fact it sometimes feels more like an assault course with everything stacked against you. There’s the rent or mortgage that you need to pay, the friends you need to message back, and the career you’ve got to build. So, if you could depict all these challenges …


The Real Secret to Financial Success

<i>Guest Post from Kalyn of Creative Savings Blog</i><p>It’s awfully easy to look at your income and argue that life would be a lot simpler if you made just a …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

Here's What 15 Relationship Experts Want to Teach You About Love

<i>Relationships don’t look like they used to (and that's a good thing). But what does it honestly take to make a modern romance work? As part of</i> …

Living Rooms

The 10 Most Important Things to Prioritize if You Want to Be Successful |

Business cares about enterprise.<p>Leadership cares about people.<p>Entrepreneurship cares about flexibility.<p>Creativity cares about innovation.<p>What you care about defines who you are.<p>When you care, you want to do your very best--and that commitment and energy are a powerful force.<p>If you want to be …


Top 10 Qualities of Highly Successful People |

If you really want to bring success into your life, you should cultivate yourself just as you'd cultivate a garden for the best yield.<p>The attributes here are shared by successful people everywhere, but they don't happen by accident or luck. They originate in habits, built a day at a time.<p>Remember: …


Great Room of HGTV Dream Home 2013

In this post, we are going to show you the main gathering space of HGTV Dream Home 2013, which is the great room; you will get a lot of inspirational …

I've been writing about money for 15 years, and here are the 9 best pieces of financial advice I can give you

When my father encouraged me to study finance in college (because it seemingly offered the best return on investment), I had no idea how far that path would take me.<p>While I didn't end up working behind a trading desk or managing portfolios, my career as a financial journalist and now speaker, …

Personal Finance

5 Body Language Tips You Need to Master |

When meeting new people, we often spend a great deal of time rehearsing what to say. What will I talk about if the conversation stalls? Will I sound intelligent? What questions should I ask to keep the conversation going? While these are legitimate questions, it's worth noting that studies have …

Body Language

"Old" Michigan Island Light

9 easy, scientifically-proven ways to be happier

After all, if it's been poked and prodded at by scientists, the findings definitely sound like they have more validity.<p>It's up to you to figure out what works for you, but these strategies are worth trying.<p>Here are some things that will increase your life satisfaction, according to studies:<p>Unhappy …


Articles about 5 smart renovations use reclaimed materials on - Dwell

A couple renovates one of their childhood homes to suit their modern taste, while preserving some sentimental value.<p>A modern cabin designed by Les Eerkes incorporates freecycled materials and makes a minimal impact on the surrounding forest.<p>Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for …

San Francisco

5 Things Every First-Time Designer Should Know

Budding designer Roxy Sowlaty shares the newbie pitfalls she's learned to avoid.<p>Some interior designers are born with a knack for reimagining rooms, others manage to pick up the skills required over time. Roxy Sowlaty fancies herself a natural. "I was always into designing as a young girl," she …

Home Decorating

Bachelor's Art

Now Is the Time to Wear White Pants

From skinny or wide-leg to Kate Bosworth or Beyoncé approved, there are a million ways to wear white pants this summer. Here, our top 10.

Bachelor's Art

Architecture Inspiration

Stunning<p>See more<p>Excellent angled rooms, extruded roofs, accentuated mullions, and can't beat that pool with a view!<p>See more<p>Fabulous Apartment …

Luxury ON

Designing For Super Small Spaces: 5 Micro Apartments

• 1 |<br>• Visualizer: Adrian Iancu<p>The first apartment from visualizer Adrian Iancu takes the vertical design idea and runs with it. A lofted bedroom area …

Interior Design

Modern Apartment Designs by Phase6 Design Studio

• 1 |<p><b>1. A High Ceilinged Wonder:</b> The focal point – and most dramatic feature – of this space is the high ceilings. Speaking for themselves with just a …


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Home Tours

5 Easy Kitchen Decorating Ideas: Wall Decor

If you love looking through the latest design magazines for kitchen decorating ideas but don’t have the time or budget for a major remodel, we’ve got …

Interior Design