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15 Shiplap Rooms We Love

1 of 15<p>What is Shiplap?<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Soothing Cottage Bedroom<p>3 of 15<p>Easygoing Cottage Living Room<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Old-Meets-New Dining …

Living Rooms

Deck out your home in houseplants: which ones to buy for each room - that won't die

In a modern living room you’re now as likely to see a monstera or rabbit’s foot fern take centre stage as a designer lamp or a piece of art.<p>In a trend last seen in the Seventies, house plants have made a reappearance. It’s now achingly hip to sport trailing greenery in your bathroom, or an …

Houseplants

Breakfast Sandwiches Beyond Your Typical Bacon, Egg, And Cheese

Breakfast fans out there know just how satisfying a breakfast sandwich can be. But all too often, we’re racing out the door, grabbing a protein bar …

Breakfast

14 High-Waisted Swimsuits That Will Flatter Your Figure — All Under $20 on Amazon

We get it: finding the perfect swimsuit for your body type that actually looks and doesn't cost a fortune is like finding a needle in a haystack. This Summer, in an effort to make your life easier, we did the hard work and shopped for you. We rounded up a list of high-waisted bikinis that will …

Clothing

12 Ways to Get Rid of Weeds Without Using Roundup

You don’t have to resort to chemical herbicides in order to get rid of invasive weeds. Safer options exist that will work just as effectively. They …

Environmental Health

Here are the 5 books you need to read this summer, according to Bill Gates

With summer fast approaching, it's time to start compiling your vacation reading list. And fortunately, Bill Gates is here to help.<p>On Monday, the …

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

The 10 Best TED Talks For Graduates About The Meaning Of Life

Soon-to-be college graduates are polishing resumes and cover letters and going to mock interviews to prepare to enter the job market after graduation. A lot of professional and practical advice is being given, solicited and unsolicited, that focuses on the details of this transitional stage: having …

Self-improvement

4 books that are essential for learning leadership and management skills

Examining the work of those who’ve gone before us is one of the most impactful ways to expand our own knowledge and understanding.<p>We often think of …

How Lauren Goodger REALLY got that bum! Inside her butt-blitzing work out

Now’s resident columnist <b>Lauren Goodger</b> is back and this week she’s dishing the dirt on her svelte bod and what’s really going on between her and ex …

You'll Gasp When You See These 30 Cute Dresses (All From Amazon and Under $17!)

When your closet is lacking a little oomph, it's time to refresh your wardrobe. Amazon is full of covetable dresses worthy of your attention, so we rounded up our favorite options. They're all incredibly flattering and affordable. Time to shop!

How to clean a washing machine – to banish mould, bad smells and residues

Have you given your washing machine an MOT?<p>Try our top tips on how to clean a washing machine. If your washing machine is looking a bit worse for …

8 books that teach you to be rich

What’s your money strategy? Do you even have one?<p>If not, it’s not uncommon. Until two years ago, I didn’t have a financial plan, whatsoever.<p>Even …

Why Is It so Hard to Teach K-12 Educators How to Personalize Learning?

As a long-time music teacher and instructional technology coach, modeling has been key to my work for over a decade. The concept of gradual release …

Remodeling 101: A Guide to the Only 7 Types of Tile You Need to Know

Europeans have long had a love affair with tile. Walk into almost any café in Paris or Seville or Lisbon and you’ll see glorious tiled surfaces, …

Bob Harper's Favorite No-Equipment, Total-Body, Do-Anywhere Workout Moms Will Love

Proof you don't need fancy equipment or hours of free time to tackle an effective workout that will give you real results.<p>Walk into any full-size gym and there are more free weights and machines than most people know what to do with. There are kettlebells and resistance bands, battle ropes, and …

Now That I'm 50, Here's What I've Learned About Achieving Success That Escaped Me at 25

Hitting the big fifty requires reflection almost as a duty. So I focused mine on what I've learned about success since being half my current age.<p>I like writing about timeless lessons for success or key behaviors that lead to success. I've even written about famous failures that will inspire you to …

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Self-improvement

15 Habits That May Make Someone Irritating Without Realizing It

Someones people may be irritating without realizing it. Whether it's being on their phone when other people are talking to them, or interrupting …

19 Great Truths My Grandmother Told Me on Her 90th Birthday

<i>“I have seen and touched and danced and sang and climbed and loved and meditated on a lifetime spent living honestly. Should it all end tonight, I</i> …

Happiness

8 Anti-Aging, Hydrating and Perfecting Serums You Can Actually Afford

A potent, effective serum that sets you back less than your morning Uber ride to work is the unicorn of the skincare world. It might be tough, but …

11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

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 …

Padma Lakshmi's Skin Always Looks Ridiculously Perfect: Here's How

When Padma Lakshmi first entered the Byrdie studio for her video shoot, her skin looked so airbrushed that I thought something was clouding up my …

After 5 years of studying millionaires, I learned there's a particular type of habit that will keep you from getting rich

I spent five years studying the daily habits of hundreds of rich people. In my bestselling books, "Rich Habits" and "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life," I shared some of the important findings from that study.<p>During my research, I learned that the self-made rich adopted specific habits that …

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Why You Need to Get Familiar With Emotional Hygiene Now | Inc.com

Cleanliness is next to Godliness, as the saying goes, but not all of us are naturally inclined towards hygiene. Regardless, we learn certain standards of personal physical hygiene, hygiene related to our homes, and even fiscal hygiene regarding our financial habits.<p>What we are not so good at …

Physical Education

7 CEOs share the books that transformed their lives

Reading requires focus. It requires time. And, let's be real, it requires a lot of discipline — because at the end of the day, you're probably more likely to reach for your phone than your Kindle.<p>Of course, you know that you should be reading more (and binging less). After all, it's what so many …

How to Fill Large Blank Walls Without Spending Thousands

Large blank walls can be tricky to fill on a small budget. Art is one of those fields where objects seem to get exponentially more expensive the …

Art