Mami Yamaguchi

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4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Life hacking: 9 decorating mistakes we think you've made in your bedroom!

When it comes to decorating your bedroom, it can be hard to get the right balance between boudoir and bawdy, but we are here to help you get it 100% …

Home Decorating

Time Management: How to Get the Most Out of Your Day

We’ve all read blogs or books that tell us how important time management is.But most books can’t even simplify the message to fit on one page. Well, …

Productivity

Why people say 'micro-dosing' is curing their mental illness

SAVE for an underwhelming brush with magic mushrooms at university, US public prosecutor and writer Ayelet Waldman hasn't touched recreational drugs. …

Tip: A New Exercise for Glutes & Quads

Correct imbalances and boost athleticism. Oh yeah, this will build your butt and legs too.<p>Doing exercises with a unilateral stance corrects …

Workouts

20 Dream Kitchens

The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?<p>Here are a few of our favorite kitchens from over the years at Dwell...

Kitchens

Decorating Secrets an Italian Woman Knows (and You Don't)

Much like the French, the Italians have a kind of worldly elegant flair, especially when fashion is concerned. Just think of the immaculately dressed …

The author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' explains the 4-word daily reminder that makes him more productive

After his 2007 productivity guide "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a bestseller, Tim Ferriss dedicated his career to studying a wide variety of experts at the top of their fields.<p>His new book, "Tools of Titans," is a collection of the best lessons he's learned from over 100 highly successful people.<p>It …

6 Things You Should Do When You're Mentally Drained (Instead Of Resting On The Couch)

At one point or another, we all burn out. It wouldn’t be wrong to think that plopping yourself down on the couch for a few days would leave you …

How to escape the overthinking trap: stop judging yourself

The despair from comparing ourselves with others is the original fake news. We need to develop a new relationship with our thoughts<p>Before Christmas I took a young relative to a jazz concert. The thought of it ruined his whole day. He scuffed around the house like an alt-right voter at a refugee …

Fake News

15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

Living Rooms

The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

6 Must-Have Real Estate Investment Tools

Before starting any real estate investment, you want to have a number of tools ready that will simplify and make certain tasks more efficient. It’s …

Nine things you need to know so you can profit from property

Mark Ferguson has been buying and selling houses for profit since he graduated from university 15 years ago.<p>That house would have taken about $100,000 more to fix it up, so I just decided to sell it at a loss<p>Over the years he’s renovated and sold more than 120 homes, and he usually makes about …

Real Estate

Positive cash-flow is the number one most important thing when owning a rental property.Positive cash-flow is the number one most important thing when owning a rental property.

Positive cash-flow is the number one most important thing when owning a rental property. Investors should make positive cash flow their priority when …

Income Property Features

What differentiates a good investment property from a bad one? Whether you have a vacation rental or a home for lease or an Airbnb rental, there are …

Top 5 Major Cities for Buy-and-Hold Investment Properties

It’s well-known having an investment property (or multiple investment properties) in a big, expensive city is quite a challenge due to high home …

What is a Good Cash on Cash Return?

You would rarely hear anyone talk about cash on cash return outside the world of real estate investing. Most other investments such as stocks are …

Real estate investing is not as scary as it sounds. If you can invest in real estate, you should. These are the skills (not the degrees) you need.Real estate investing is not as scary as it sounds. If you can invest in real estate, you should. These are the skills (not the degrees) you need.

One of the most common questions asked regarding real estate investing is, “how do I get started?” or “what do I need to know?” Real estate investing …

Being Single Is Hard

At 5am, after a night of drinking with strangers, and pool, and fireworks in the street, and crappy pizza I was sitting in the living room with two …

Why Being Nice Doesn't Lead To Love

It sounds boring, but, the man who is marriage-minded is actually looking for a truly nice woman.<p>Nice is the woman who epitomizes kind, thoughtful and empathetic.<p>She can't say she's these things. A man is extracting information from her gestures and comments.<p>It's how she treats others in small ways …

The No. 1 Way to Stop Dating Emotionally Unavailable People

A new relationship is an awful lot like a new presidency. During the campaign trail, candidates spend months talking about their "first 100 days" in office. It's the time when we expect then to begin making good on their many promises. It's also a honeymoon period with the electorate. Even some of …

What is Codependency?

You water down your Mom’s drink when she’s not looking.<p>You get out of bed at 2 AM to pick your ex-boyfriend up from the bar and drive him home.<p>You …

Attachment Theory Explains Why Your Relationships Fail

The beliefs you adopt in pursuing your relationships determines the type of relationships you end up with.<p>We are attracted to those who confirm the …

Asking For What You Need In A Relationship Isn't Needy, It's Sexy

Far too often I work with guys that feel like they get walked on in their dating life. They're unsure if the person they like reciprocates those feelings back.<p>Most guys struggle in their dating lives because they choose not to assert themselves in fear of being rejected, or being deemed unmanly for …

7 Questions You Have to Ask Yourself Before You Break Up

At some point in your relationship, you will be faced with this frightening question: <i>Should we break up?</i> I've asked myself (and the guy I’m dating, …

Self-esteem

We asked each other 36 questions to fall in love. Then we broke up.

Our first weekend as a couple, my boyfriend and I asked each other those 36 questions to fall in love, which appeared in a New York Times Modern Love column last year. We’d been friends for years and were giving things a shot, romantically.<p>In answering those questions — which covered our lives’ …

Relationships

Cheating Without Cheating: Relationship Betrayals That Have Nothing To Do With Cheating

In my intimacy and relationship coaching practice, I have heard countless women, men, and couples share with me the inner workings of their …

Katie Chung Hua's Sexy-Arms Workout

A great, effective workout doesn't have to take all day. In fact, it shouldn't! Make the most of your time in the gym with my all-around arm workout. …