Kristina Lawl

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How To Make Good Habits Stick: 6 Secrets From Research

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don’t do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can …

Backyard Built: 10 Outdoor Furniture DIYs

Many of us have spent the last six months daydreaming about warm weather, so let's spend these last few cool, rainy—snowy?—weeks preparing for all …

Home Depot

What does it mean to ‘fear the Lord’?

A Christian Science perspective: An explanation of the relationship between ‘fear’ and ‘worship.’<p>Reading the Bible in my childhood, I wondered what …

Commuting

The best time of day to do everything, from exercising to interviewing for a job

What happened?<p>Maybe it's not a question of <i>what</i> you did, but of <i>when</i> you did it.<p>As in, you drank coffee before you needed it and ended up crashing later, or you spent the whole morning answering emails so you had no energy left to work on the really important stuff in the afternoon.<p>To help make sure …

7 Bedroom Cleaning Ideas You'll Actually Want To Try

Feel like your room is clean in ~no time~.

3 Meditation Methods for those who Insist They “Can’t” Meditate.

It’s no surprise to those that meditate that meditation might just be the lynchpin to success in solving some major problems of the mind.<p>Even beyond …

10 habits of people who always have a clean home

These simple steps will help you become more tidy with minimal effort.<p>For some, keeping a clean home can feel daunting, but for others like myself, …

New Imaging Study Shows How Schizophrenic Brains Regenerate

A new study points the way toward future new therapies and maybe even, eventually, a cure.<p>To say that cures are rarely discussed within the context of mental illness would be an understatement. The reality is much closer to <i>never</i> and this becomes even more true as the mental illness in question …

Is "Mommy Brain" Real?

The science is mixed.<p>Some people are bad with faces, other people with names. I'm bad with everything: names <i>and</i> faces, birthdays, doctor's appointments, my wallet when I'm on the way to the grocery store, the funny parts of stories I've told hundreds of times, important historical facts that I went …

Opioid Addiction Is a Huge Problem, but Pain Prescriptions Are Not the Cause

Both the FDA and the CDC have recently taken steps to address an epidemic of opioid overdose and addiction, which is now killing some 29,000 …

How to live with 100 voices inside your head

Hearing multiple inner voices was once treated as a sign of psychosis – but could we learn deeper truths by listening to what they say? In an edited extract from his new book, psychologist Charles Fernyhough explores a radical new approach to mental illness.<p>“I don’t know. It sounds daft, but …

Mental Health

Five Things to Do Now to Prepare Your Home for the Summer Heat

We’re weeks away from sweltering temperatures, hurricane warnings, and bug invasions. And this year is expected to be an especially hot one in many …

Home Improvement

How to Make Yourself Forget a Bad Memory

Memories aren’t neat, self-contained wholes; summon up a specific incident from your past, and you’re really remembering a big jumble of sensory and …

The Brain

Sensationalistic LSD Findings In Perspective

Despite recent news coverage, the first acid brain scans fall short of explaining the most profound aspects of tripping<p>Last week, the scientific …

5 Undeniable Ways Fasting Will Improve Your Life

You're reading 5 Undeniable Ways Fasting Will Improve Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Wellness

Is There Proof of Heaven?

While it’s impossible to prove the existence of heaven in the same way you’d prove the existence of Chicago, that doesn’t mean the place is …

How to Make the Next 30 Minutes the Most Productive of Your Week

One small adjustment to how you work could make every 30 minutes twice as productive.<p>Constant connectivity is both a blessing and a curse for productivity.<p>On the one hand, the ability to carry out tasks and answer work-related emails on the move, wherever and whenever, is incredibly powerful. Your …

The One Habit That'll Make You A Much Better Parent

Every minute of the day counts when you’re juggling soccer practice, gymnastics, tutoring, piano lessons, work, real estate, finances, and vacation …

Meditation

The Five-Minute Meditation That Will Stress-Proof Your Mind

<b>By Erin Magner for Well+Good</b><p>We've been conditioned to believe that stress is the ultimate 21st century evil, but Tiffany Cruikshank wants you to know that's not exactly true.<p>As the Yoga Medicine founder and meditation expert explains, our innate stress response is actually super useful; it's what …

More on Mindfulness and Difficult People

Mindfulness is purposely paying attention to a particular experience without judgment. It is a science that has a wide range of benefits for many people in all walks of life. It has been proven to help people with physical, mental, and emotional stress. People of any age can certainly benefit from …

Northern lights, blood moons and brilliant stars - in pictures

Some of the best entries so far in the 2016 Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition. There are two weeks left to enter, and the winners will be announced in September

Astronomy

How to Make Stainless Steel House Numbers That Your Neighbors Will Envy

Instead of settling for store bought numbers you can make your own modern numbers using stainless steel screws.<p>House numbers can be a great design element for the front of your home, as long as you don't get too cute so they remain legible for EMS, fire trucks, and FedEX. Fortunately, these bold …

Stainless Steel

Hidden Magnetic Knife Blocks : storage drawer

The size of the average kitchen is changing, so new innovations that make use of previously unused space like the Drop Block Knife Storage Drawer are …