Mark

30 Flips | 1 Magazine | 2 Followers | @Mark35d4 | Keep up with Mark on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mark”

8 incredible travel destinations inspired by adventure novels

An engaged reader is one whose mind wanders to faraway lands when turning a page. An inspired reader is one whose life changes after shutting the …

5 New Secrets to Achieving Your Goals, Backed By Research

Goal setting is one of the four techniques the military used to increase Navy SEAL passing rates from 25% to 33%. Studies have also shown it makes …

New York University

Interesting Photo of the Day: You Won’t Believe This Gorgeous Waterfall Cave Actually Exists

Everyone knows that James Cameron drew inspiration from the iconic “floating” pillars located in China’s Zhangjiajie National Forest Park as he …

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

How to Stop Worrying

Ever feel like you can’t turn your brain off? Worried about how to stop worrying? We all deal with this when life gets challenging.<p>There is a way to …

This Is the Key to Happiness, According to Psychotherapists

The story you tell yourself about your life.<p>When your vision of your life story is inadequate, depression can result.<p>Psychotherapists actually help …

Creative Writing

The habits behind successful, creative, productive people

Gretchen Rubin has a slight frame, a fast mouth and an energetic zeal when talking about her new book, for which she was once again part researcher and part guinea pig. <i>Better Than Before</i> in many respects picks up where her earlier body of advice, <i>The Happiness Project</i>, left off. This time, she …

Self Control

These Are the 25 Best Bedroom Decor Tips For An Impeccably-Styled Room

How many can you check off the list?<p>Whether your style skews boho or modern, we have designer tips and tricks to quickly elevate your bedroom without tearing down walls or racking up a high bill. These pieces and ideas cover everything you need to create your most comfortable, luxurious and …

9 Places That Are Surprisingly Cheap This Year

(Photo: Peter Zelei/Getty Images)<p>Call it the year of the bucket list. A strong dollar in destinations around the world is making this an amazing time to go farther and do more for much, much less in 2015. Find great value around the globe -- from usually pricey destinations like Japan and France to …

Forex

Too busy for a healthy lifestyle? 41 realistic ways to get healthy today

It's normal to feel like you don't have enough time to make healthy choices - we're all busy, all the time, and sometimes it's easier to grab a …

Fitness

30 Cozy Bedrooms You'll Want to Lounge in All Day

Interior Design

10 Weird Ways to Be Happy Today, Backed by Science

2. Keep a diary: Rereading it brings joy<p>To learn to find more gratitude and joy in every day—not just special occasions, the boring days, too—try …

Happiness

23 Relaxing and Cozy Reading Corners

Because sometimes all you need in life is a comfy chair and a good book.<p>Because sometimes all you need in life is a comfy chair and a good book.

30+ Amazing Paint Color Ideas for Every Spot in Your House

No regrets, guaranteed.<p>Skip the do-overs and pick the perfect paint color the first time around. What's the secret? Ask the pros. Here, expert designers shared dozens of their favorite hues for every space, shade and season. It's our best paint color advice, all in one place.

Want to Travel More? Here Are 5 Tips to Get Started

"I want to travel more!"<p>Sound familiar? With the arrival of the new year comes new resolutions, a popular one being to travel more throughout the year. But sometimes these resolutions are easier said than done. There are kids, bills, work, family obligations and a ton of other reasons why travel …

55 Inspiring Ideas to Update Your Kitchen

Color, cabinets, and more.<p>Remodeling your kitchen? Look no further. We've rounded up the best ideas for color, cabinets, lighting, floors, and more.

Kitchens

Top 20 Guest Bedroom Ideas & Decoration Pictures | Houzz

Popular Filters to Try:

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Interior Design

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ