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My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Fitness

24 life skills every adult should master before turning 30

There’s no handbook for adult life.<p>Somehow you’re just supposed to know that you should have more money coming in than going out and you shouldn’t …

Time Management

How to get rid of tough carpet stains (yes, even cat pee)

Here's how to lift dreadful stains and smells out of your carpet.<p>Soft, clean carpets feel cozy and inviting. Rugs or carpets that have been host to dog urine, grease, coffee or other smelly stains are off-putting, at best. You might be thinking about the cost of replacing your carpet, but before …

Pets

Yale’s beloved happiness class is now on the internet for free

Happiness, they say, is infectious. Perhaps that is why the most popular course ever to be taught at Yale University—this semester enrolling 1,200 students, or a quarter of the undergraduate student body—is one titled “Psychology and the Good Life.”<p>PSYC 157, or “Laurie Santos’ happiness class” as …

Happiness

Learn How to Create Paper Cut Effect with this Photoshop Tutorial

Lidia Lukianova shared a simple but quite awesome Photoshop tutorial. She shows us how to create a beautiful Paper Cut effect using the Pen Tool and …

The 8 Best Lower Ab Exercises for That Hard to Tone Spot

Build up your core with these expert-approved moves.<p>You’ve probably heard the saying, “abs are made in the kitchen.” But that's really only partly …

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

Away from the overcooked theme parks, there’s a calmer side to the Sunshine State, in tune with the ocean and vast wetlands. Florida author Tim Dorseytakes us on a tour of remote outposts where small town life still flourishes<p>To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president …

Travel

Learning about graphic design is as easy as playing Solitaire with this card deck

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

5 Easy Yoga Poses That Banish Stress

I'd like to say that I'm a zen yogi who always has a cool, calm mind; positive perspective; and a zero-tolerance policy for things that don't serve …

Habitats

The Sub-Zero beverage chiller sits in easy proximity to the lounge area adjacent to the kitchen.<p>The bright ochres of the Douglas Fir beams and window framing accent the gray and white hues of the furniture, floors,...<p>Salon of the Freunde von Freunden X Vitra...<p>The front parlor is a visitor’s first …

Habitats

10 Easy and Amazing Ways to Decorate Blank Walls

If you're anything like me, and your home is filled with big, empty walls, you are constantly on the lookout for inexpensive and creative inspiration to fill those empty spaces. Today, I'm sharing 10 amazing and easy ways to decorate blank walls!<p>diy nature artwork from bhg<p>folded paper wall art from …

This Quote Will Change The Way You View Life With Your Phone

<i>A modified version of this post was originally published on Techealthiest.</i><p>It's quite simple. Embrace this one thought and you will transform the way you relate to your phone.<p>I'm all about helping you live in harmony with your gadgets, but every so often we all need a push, a symbolic shock, a …

Banff National Park has beautiful scenery you need to see

Banff National Park is known worldwide for its unspeakable beauty. Established in 1885, the park displays some of the best of the Rocky Mountains …

National Parks

Learn How to Create Proper Shadows in Photoshop

If you ever do any sort of composite work, chances are that you'll need to add shadows. They're one of the biggest aspects of making a composite …

How to Have a Single, Spectacular Day in Miami

<i>We asked D’Michael Haas, concierge of the iconic Delano in South Beach, to plan a single, spectacular day in Miami …</i><p><b>More:</b> See <i>Fortune</i>’s interactive …

How To Photoshop Faster | Simple Tips To Speed Up Your Photoshop Workflow

Photoshop is just one of those programs that, once learned, is hard to do without, but perhaps a bit harder to get started. Without question there …

4 Arm Toning Moves That'll Make You Love Short Sleeves

My old flex is my new flex.<p><i>C9 Champion® Women's Seamless Strappy Cami Sports Bra</i><i>, $20; target.com; C9 Champion® Women's Performance Leggings</i><i>, $28; similar at target.com;</i> <i>Nike FREE TR 6, $100; six02.com</i><p>Want arms that rival your favorite flexing emoji? Do these four workouts, created especially for …

If You Want Happy Employees, Don’t Ignore These 3 Things

Employees are happier when they have concrete, unambiguously defined goals and the freedom to figure out how to achieve them.<p><i>What are some ways companies can increase happiness levels of employees in order to boost performance? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where</i> …

A Real-Life Jedi Mind Trick That Will Reprogram Your Co-Workers' Brains

Using applied neuroscience, you can immediately and easily alter other people's perception of past events.<p>Last week, I explained a simple neuroscience technique to reprogram your own brain in less than 60 seconds. Today, I'll explain a technique, based on the same principle, that allows you to …

10 signs you're burning out and how to stop it

The prevalence of burnout is increasing as technology further blurs the line between work and home.<p>New research from the American Psychological Association and the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago reported the following:<p>A Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Small Business

How to put your mind—as well as your body—to sleep

My sleep schedule:<p><b>8:30</b>: Get ready for bed.• <b><br>9:00</b>: Be in bed.• <b><br>9:30</b>: Hopefully be sleeping.• <b><br>9:55</b>: Definitely be sleeping.• <b><br>10:00</b>: Oh god, you’re not asleep? Why aren’t you asleep? You know what happens when you can’t sleep. Well, you just keep thinking about sleep. I mean wait, don’t think about sleep! …

Sleep

How to Instantly Have a Success Mindset | Inc.com

I've been waiting in the hotel lobby for two minutes. My temper begins to rise as I think, <i>How inconsiderate of them to waste my time!</i> But I catch myself.<p>I was about to tell myself a victim story, and I remembered: You can't run a multimillion-dollar business as a victim.<p>You can't lead successfully …

Self-improvement

Doing Something Different for Anxiety and Depression

The aim of many ‘talking therapies’ is to help people understand how their unreasonable or unwanted thoughts can harm their sense of well-being. …

The One Quality You Need to Be Successful

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

10 Daily Motivational Habits Of Highly Organized People

Image Source: Ask<p>Organized people are often way too successful than the ones who love clutter. The logic is simple, they don’t waste their time or …

Articles about living dream houses saunas on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they …

Architecture

Articles about 6 renovated kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>Upgrading a kitchen is seldom a cheap endeavor, but you can save yourself a pretty penny by following these tips.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range …

Kitchens

Articles about 7 outdoor entertaining areas done right on Dwell.com - Dwell

Nothing beats a good old backyard cookout with family and friends in the summertime.<p>We’re turning inward for inspiration, highlighting superlative users and fresh photos found on our own site.<p>If you're a Skype, Vonage or some other manner of VoIP user, Hulger has a ligneous treat for you.<p>The …

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