Lenora Abraham

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12 mind tricks that will make people like you and help you get ahead

Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you encounter.<p>None of these tricks are deceitful or disingenuous, except for number six, and I trust that you'll only use that one with good reason.<p>As soon as you become …

Emotional Intelligence

3 Natural Ways That Will Help You Let Go of Your Anxiety

Worrying too much, being nervous or feeling discomfort about an upcoming and/or unclear situation in a somehow irrational way is what we call …

Self-help

Psychologists say you need these 3 compatibilities to have a successful marriage

As The New York Times recently concluded, "being married makes people happier and more satisfied with their lives than those who remain single — particularly during the most stressful periods, like midlife crises."<p>But how do you know if you should get hitched in the first place?<p>We asked Peter …

Marriage

Why Creating a Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life I never considered myself a “morning person.” I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I …

Try These All-Natural DIY Seasonal Skin Care Recipes To Get That Glowing, Smooth Skin You’ve Always Wanted

By Nikki Fotheringham,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1DKxN7x<p>Finding the right skin care products for your routine can be difficult, especially if …

13 Ways Beauty Bloggers Use Baking Soda in Their Beauty Routine

One of the most awesome trends to take over the beauty world is the push for more natural beauty products. Vloggers talk about it, bloggers talk about it and we’re definitely into it too. After all, many of us are totally obsessed with keeping our skin glowing and fresh, so why not keep it healthy …

12 Things You Should Do Before Tossing Your Laundry in the Washing Machine

Sick of shrunken, faded, ripped clothing? There's one easy solution: Stop blindly tossing your laundry into the washing machine! Here are 12 simple pre-washing machine must-dos from "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook" that will help your clothes last longer.<p>Make sure your garment is not …

Cleaning

7 Simple Techniques to Cut Your Workday in Half

Learn how to thrive with a demanding schedule and make time for yourself by being well organized.<p>We all want to know that we're doing our best to be successful, but too often we feel ourselves becoming less productive even while we're working longer hours.<p>Good news!<p>A new study finds that being …

DIY Bird Feeder

Homemade bird feeders not only spruce up the backyard—they also invite your feathered friends to come and play. It’s a great weekend activity for the …

Crafting

15 DIY Beauty Products to Stop Buying + Start Making | Hello Glow

While glancing at my Target shopping list the other day, I was astounded at how many personal care products I buy. Even though I DIY a few things …

Skin Care

The Immunity-Boosting Drink One Chef Swears By

For years, I've been relying on this savory, warm drink when I need something fortifying but don't have the time or energy to make a pot of soup. The …

Recipes

The Homemade Cure: 6 Helpful DIY Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

I've got it. The crud, I mean. A virus, a winter illness, that thing that makes you ask, "Is it a cold? Is it a flu? Am I dying?" It's been over …

Homemade

9 Ways to Use Salt for Gorgeous Skin, Hair, Teeth, and Nails

This secret ingredient can help you score smoother skin, brighter teeth, and healthier-looking nails.<p>Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it’s no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the …

10 Reasons You're Tired That Have Nothing To Do With How Much You're Sleeping

By now, we’ve all heard the secrets to good sleep: Avoid caffeine and TV too close to bedtime, keep the room cool and dark, sleep at least seven …

How to make your own deodorant

My weekend of celebrating with the folks was excellent. And sure enough, my mom (known to many of you as Grandma G) embarked on a DIY deodorant …

12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

A & D

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DIY household cleaners you can make in 5 minutes or less

Pinterest has spoken: DIY cleaners are one of the biggest home trends the visual bookmarking site expects for 2015. And we're here to help you hop on the bandwagon, which is a good idea for more reasons than just being trendy.<p>Not only can DIY cleaners be more cost effective, but they are also free …

Homemade Dishwasher Detergent Is A Real Thing, We Tried It

You know the feeling: You've got a loaded dishwasher brimming with crusty plates and sauce-splattered spoons. They've been there for a few days, in fact, compounding their grime and taunting your nostrils with their semi-mildewy scent. The buildup has become unbearable. <i>It's time to wash the …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Essential Guide for Beginning Sewists

When undertaking something new – whether setting out to produce a set, defined product or learn a new skill set – it’s easy to get swept up and away …

Sewing

How to Stop Procrastinating by Using the "2-Minute Rule"

Recently, I’ve been following a simple rule that is helping me crush procrastination and making it easier for me to stick to good habits at the same …

How to Make Your Own Powdered Laundry Detergent

Chemicals we encounter daily pass right through the skin and find their way into our systems. Not only do these products pose some impact to our …

DIY Canned Food Organizer Tutorial

I built this DIY Canned Food Organizer and it’s basically changed my life. Let’s start by saying, have you see my little kitchen?<p>It’s totally tiny …

30 Best Websites And Apps That Will Save You Money On Almost Everything

Not too long ago, you believed that making money with a blog was impossible. But after seeing dozens of income reports from other bloggers, you …

Homemade Furniture Polish and Dusting Spray

<b>Let’s be honest, dusting is tedious.</b> And sometimes it seems pointless. But I’m always embarrassed when a guest comes over, touches one of my wooden …

Quick Tip #12: How to Clean & Sanitize Reusable Water Bottles

Use <b>DENTURE CLEANER</b>! The effervescent tablets work hard in hard-to-reach places to remove mineral deposits and leave vessels sparkly and clean. Here's …