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4 ways to freshen up your writing

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> PR Daily <i>in May of 2017.</i><p>PR pros write, edit, review and rewrite dozens of documents each day.<p>Sometimes, all that …

Public Relations

Expert Advice: Strategies for Successful Decluttering, from the Authors of ‘New Minimalism’

2. Have an assistant.<p>Enlist the help of a friend, a family member, or anyone whose opinion you value and who is committed to assisting you from start …

Minimalism

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

14 YouTube Channels You Need To Know If You Want To Work Out For Free

Everything you need if you want to get fit but don't want to spend money, leave your house, or put on a sports bra.

Exercise

'It’s like ‘Mean Girls,’ but everyone is 80': How nursing homes deal with bullies

SAN FRANCISCO – The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became breeding grounds for gossip and cruelty.<p>It became clear this place had a bullying problem on its hands. What many found surprising was that the perpetrators and victims alike were all …

San Francisco

Five Tips to Improve Your Writing

Isn’t it about time you got serious about your writing?Five months ago I got serious about my writing.This has to be the only New Year resolution I …

Creative Writing

How to Improve Your Grammar as a Writer

Grammar invokes passion. For some grammar sticklers, seeing a comma or apostrophe missing, or a sentence without subject-verb agreement, can make …

Creative Writing

Holiday Recipes You Can Freeze Ahead—So That They’ll Save You Later

Put down the phone. Don't order the pizza. You're covered!<p>The holidays are packed to the brim with enough errands, chores, and hosting to just about …

Cooking

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves

<i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i> is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. …

Black History

My Great-Grandfather Narrowly Escaped A Lynch Mob — He Was 11 Years Old

When I was a kid, my mom told me a story about her grandfather: That he got in trouble with some white men down south, and escaped lynching by running to Chicago. That he chose his new last name "Jones," because it was the most common name in the phone book. That, for years, he would sit in his …

Black History

31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Alternative Medicine

Top 5 Sites for Romance Writers

Romance novels are arguably the most economically successful of all fiction genres. According to Romance Writers of America, romance books bring in a …

Writing

Before and After: A Remarkable Shelf Redo That Cost $5

Hanging up some wall shelves is one of the best things you can do for a room, and even a shelf you don't adore is a good thing to have. However, if …

Storage Ideas

The 24 Most Popular Book Club Picks This Month, According To Goodreads

If you've ever been in a book club and been tasked with <i>picking the next month's book,</i> then you already know: It's a high stress, big stakes …

Books

Authors recommend 11 US bookstores worth traveling for

Reading material, whether destination-related or just a way to while away the journey, is an essential packing list item. But cozy, well-curated independent bookstores are often trip-worthy in their own right. We asked 11 best-selling writers to tell us which shops are worth a detour for …

Books

99 Incredible Products That Will Totally Transform Your Skin

If you're a beauty junkie who loves trying new products every chance you get, you've come to the right place. We did the hard work for you and unearthed 99 amazing products we think are worth the hype. Whether you're on the hunt for a zinc sunscreen or you're looking for a hydrating new mask, it's …

Skin Care

5 Easy Pasta Sauces to Know by Heart

Go to just about any Italian restaurant and you'll see a handful of staple pasta dishes like Bolognese and Alfredo. Those essentials please just …

Italian Food

28 Baking Hacks That Every Kitchen Wizard Should Know About

How to rescue burned cake, separate yolks in a snap, and more.

Dessert

90 Percent of Interviewers Would Disqualify a Job Candidate for This 1 Reason

Not sending a thank you note, however, surprisingly won't lose you any points.<p>With so many job interview how-to guides out there, you'd think we'd all be nailing them by now. A new survey from recruiting solutions company JazzHR, however, shows that candidates still are making employers all over …

Employment

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Start out by checking or changing these settings.<p>Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and …

Apps

38 Splurge-Worthy Kitchen Products You Won't Regret Buying

So you can actually eat the fruits of your labor.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</i><p><i>Reviews have been</i> …

Shopping

25 Easy Family Meals That Cost Just $5 to Prep

When it comes to planning out dinner options for your family, the task can sometimes be a bit daunting — and expensive. If you want to make sure you have a variety of meals in rotation that are healthy and easy to make, kid-approved, and budget-friendly, we've got you covered. These 25 easy recipes …

Cooking

11 new Gmail features, how they work, and when you'll get them

There's plenty to like about the new Gmail.<p>Google on Wednesday announced a brand new Gmail. Well, not brand new, but the company took the Gmail we all know and (maybe) love, added a ton of new features and overhauled the design.<p>By my count there are 11 new features in Gmail, some of which you can …

Apps

Here’s the one crucial thing you must do before you write

Here are the mistakes most writers make:• They use passive voice too much, hiding the “actor” of the sentence. (For example, “Mistakes were made.”)<br>• They …

Writing

Step Up Your Dinner Game With These 21 Ina Garten Recipes

While Ina Garten may only have eyes for Jeffrey, the rest of the world has eyes for the dishes the Barefoot Contessa seems to easily whip up in no time.<p>Dinner is the time where families sit around and talk to each other about their days, or the time where they gather on the couch and bond around a …

How to sign PDF documents on iPhone & iPad

With Markup, you can digitally sign PDF documents on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.... Read the rest of this post here"How to sign PDF documents on …

Apple Pencil

13 Natural Skincare Products That'll Make You Feel Good And Look Good

* bathes in essential oils for good measure *<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.</b>

Skin Care

10 Habits of Irresistible People

• Popsugar<br>• Living<br>• Personality<p>Things Irresistible People Do<p>10 Habits of Irresistible People<p>Shares<p>We've all met this type of person who attracts everybody …

Self-help

7 Things You Can Live Without in a Small Apartment, from Someone Who’s Been There

2. A coffee table.<p>Make even the tiniest living area feel bigger (and easier to navigate): say goodbye to your large, low coffee table. “We replaced …

Minimalism

10 of the Easiest, Fanciest One-Layer Cakes

Two- or three-layer cakes are all well and good, but it's hard to argue with the ease of a one-layer cake. While usually thought to be humble and …

Dessert