Lu Sinnott

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I do this simple meditation on my walk to work each morning and it's had a huge impact on my life

Meditation has had a huge effect on my life in many small ways. ABC news anchor Dan Harris said it best in his amazing book on mindfulness, it sort of makes you "10% happier." And that's wonderful. I'm only a few months in and can't say I'm 10% happier, maybe 5, but I'm on my way!<p>My regular form of …

Meditation

Web Design: Transparency as a Design Element (plus Best Practices)

Transparency has become a big hit in web design since most browsers can display it. Transparent elements are used to either set accents or draw …

Web Design

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …

Disable Text Selection with CSS

There might be some instances where preventing certain parts of your web page from being selected could be beneficial. In these cases, you could try …

Web Development

56 Ways to Start Losing Weight Today

Consider it your ultimate weight-loss guide.<p><i>This article was republished with permission from POPSUGAR Fitness.</i><p>Losing weight isn't easy, and whoever tells you differently is lying. It takes commitment, hard work, and for many, a complete lifestyle makeover. But these 56 techniques will make losing …

3(+3) of the best Website Builders and how to choose the right one for your needs

Website builders — WordPress, Squarespace, Wix, and dozens of others — are popping up <i>everywhere</i>. Some of them claim they’ll let you build a site within minutes. Others claim they provide all the power of Photoshop plus native code <i>combined</i>.<p>Ultimately, these tools all attempt to achieve the same …

Web Design

The Cutest Little Kitten in the World

By golly, I think we've done it. We just found the cutest kitten in the world! Her name is Daisy and she lives in Japan. The blue-eyed ball of fur is only cuter because of her miniature size, which owner Ben Torode accentuates by capturing her peeking her head out of a mixing bowl or from under a …

Kittens

The best-ever kitchen gadgets, picked by experts

Diana Henry, Telegraph food writer and Stella magazine's cookery columnist, loves her:<p><b>Gnocchi paddle, £3.40</b><p>I love a plain wooden implement so was thrilled to be given this as a present. It helps you make the little ridges in potato gnocchi – so no, I don’t use it all the time – but when I do it’s …

7 Squat Variations You NEED to Try

Your go-to butt exercise could use an upgrade

Grilled Steak with Parsley-Parmesan Salad

The rich and beefy flatiron is also known as a top blade steak, but you can use any cut.<p>Ingredients<p>1½ pound flatiron steak<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for drizzling<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 cups fresh flat-leaf parsley leaves<p>2 oz. Parmesan, shaved<p>1 tablespoon fresh …

Seafood