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30 New Toys of 2017 That Will Teach Your Kids Valuable STEAM Skills

Play is important for kids of all ages, and learning through play has become increasingly easy, thanks to toys that encourage STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) concepts. From learning how to code to building their own droid or robot, there are so many STEM toys and kits that …

Best Indoor Plants: 6 Flowering Orchids to Grow

I feared orchids for years, assuming they earned their “hothouse flower” nickname honestly. But actually? Growing orchids is easy if you follow a few …

Landscape Ideas: 10 Problem-Solving Plants

Every gardener has a problem. Yours may be a deep pool of shade where nothing blooms. Or a slope that washes away after every heavy rain. Or an old …

Motivation

How to get your garden ready for spring

Desperate to get going after months of enforced idleness? The long wait is coming to an end<p>With March just around the corner, it’s about now that every gardener starts getting cabin fever. There is only so much peering at snowdrops, sniffing scented daphnes and admiring frosted leaves you can do …

Gardening

5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Meditation

50 Profound Buddha Quotes That Will Crack Your Idea of Reality Wide Open

If you want to see the best Buddha quotes in one place, then you’ll LOVE this post.<p>I’ve personally gone through hundreds of Buddha quotes to pick out …

Spirituality

What Exactly is Fine Art Photography?

People frequently ask me what exactly is fine art photography? Before I answer, I usually take a big breath and brace myself to answer the question …

Photography

Everything You Need To Know About Keeping Succulents Alive—Plus, The 3 Easiest Ones To Grow

The low-maintenance, stylish plants that will stay alive forever if you give them the proper care.<p>If you’ve tried growing your own herbs, veggies, or …

PikaPlant: maintenance-free plants to cheer up your workplace

My desk is a topped by a happy mass of carefully curated detritus. I clear it out every six weeks or so, when I don’t want to read my emails, but the clutter remains, and far more of it than I’d ever tolerate at home.<p>There is a figurine of Captain Phasma from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, with a …

13 things you're doing wrong from the moment you wake up

If your daily routine were a college assignment and you submitted it to your professor the scientist, chances are it would come back with a whole lot of red ink.<p>That is to say, you're probably making a <i>ton</i> of mistakes every single day that can sabotage your productivity and happiness. Think drinking …

Time Management

The Cake Everyone Was Obsessed With the Year You Were Born

Who remembers the Tunnel of Fudge cake from the '60s?<p>No matter how hard of times, people still must do one thing: eat cake. Take a walk down memory lane and check out the cake that was most popular the year you were born.

Dessert

25 Chinese Sayings That Will Rock Your World (and Make You Much Happier)

For a long time, I’ve been fascinated, inspired and awed by the limitless wisdom found in Chinese Proverbs.<p>I’ve found them so simple, yet so profound …

The New New Year's Resolutions

A few ideas that don't even suck that much.<p>At last, this long fever dream of a year is coming to an end. But you know what doesn't have to be terrible as we make our way into 2017? You. Now, we here at GQ aren't too keen on New Year's resolutions. Go to the gym, eat better, wear pants, blah blah …

Living Rooms

It's time to plant your winter vegetable garden (and gloat on Facebook)

When it comes to year-round gardening, most Southern Californians have got it made.<p>While many parts in the country are fighting snow and sleet, we're ready to plant a winter vegetable garden (and then post about it on Instagram and Facebook to make our East Coast friends and relatives …

4 Powerful Exercises That Make A Toxic Relationship Healthy

Love is a dance of connection and disconnection. There are times when you feel compelled by your lover, and other times when you feel the need for alone time.<p>Some of us need more connection, others need more independence. Sometimes these differences lead to a toxic relationship.<p>There are only two …

Loneliness

8 Productivity Hacks for the World's Worst Procrastinators

Finding it hard to stay focused? These strategies will help you get more out of your day.<p>Procrastination can strike virtually anyone in any context. And it can take several forms: You might avoid work entirely, deliberate so much over work decisions that you don't actually get anything done, feel …

Procrastination

7 Lessons to Remember When Life Seems to Suck

<b>“I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges… I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I winced …

7 Brain Hacks That Will Make You a Faster Learner

To stay ahead in life, you need to be a constant learner. These hacks will help you pull it off.<p>Our world is evolving quicker than ever.<p>To stay competitive in business and ahead of the game, it's increasingly important to continually learn new skills and information. That's why mega-moguls like …

Learning

The Morning Routine That Will Save You 20 Hours a Week

The first 3 hours of your day are your most precious for maximized productivity.<p>The traditional 9-5 workday is poorly structured for high productivity. Perhaps when most work was physical labor it made sense, but not in the knowledge-working world we now live in.<p>Although this may seem obvious …

Time Management

10 Proven Ways To Help Stop Negative Thinking

“I’m not going to get it right;” “everything always goes wrong” “I always have such bad luck…” Happiness can be elusive with this kind of negative …

Happiness

Are We Too Quick to Call Everyday Assholes Narcissists?

Kristin Dombek's new book 'The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism' takes on our culture's tendency to overdiagose.<p>Photo by Amy Touchette/courtesy of FSG<p>Kristin Dombek's <i>The Selfishness of Others: An Essay on the Fear of Narcissism</i> is a thoughtful and often hilarious inquiry of …

Psychology

How to Stop Worrying By Staying Present With Mindfulness

Excessive worry seems to continue to be on the rise, even impacting teens more than ever, and can have devastating consequences. Worry and stress can …

10 Productivity Tricks You Can Learn in 10 Minutes

You’re probably short on time reading this, and I don’t blame you. Life moves fast. It seems impossible to keep up with hundreds of tasks being …

Time Management

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

17 Wise Quotes That Will Make You Remarkably Happy | Inc.com

Whoever doesn't think wisdom is the way to inner peace is definitely wrong. Reading calming words can do wonders for our psyche--calming us while simultaneously making us happy deep inside.<p>Read on to discover 17 wise and thoughtful quotes full of wisdom from notable people including the Dalai Lama, …

Happiness

This Awesome Video Explains The Entire Universe in Less Than 4 Minutes

And at the end of it we're all still going to die.<p>We humans like to make a big deal of things - climate change, new viruses, the death of our …

Black Holes