Nic De Angelis

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14 changes to make in your 30s that will set you up for lifelong success

It'll depend a lot on how you spend the next decade or so — i.e. will you start saving or rack up credit-card debt? Wallow in self-pity or learn to be happy with what you have?<p>Over on Quora, hundreds of people have shared the best ways to spend your 30s in order to lay the foundation for success …

Dying shopping malls are wreaking havoc on suburban America

Rolling Acres Mall in Akron, Ohio, opened in 1975 to great fanfare as the premier shopping destination for the surrounding community.<p>But customer traffic started to slow more than a decade ago, several department stores abandoned their leases, and the mall began to fail. It lost its last store …

11 affordable garden houses made from old shipping containers

As architectural trends move to more sustainable designs and eco-friendly creations, we are seeing shipping containers make an impression across the …

Swimming Pools

Republicans Tell Their Party It's Time to Address Climate Change

A group of Republican elder statesmen called on their party’s leadership to address climate change by enacting a carbon tax to replace much of the …

Climate

The Most Important Money Lesson You Should Teach Your Kids

My son tells me I eavesdrop on random parent conversations too much. I just can’t help myself. It’s endlessly fascinating. Take this one.<p>Recently, a dad and his daughter entered a small shop where I was browsing. The girl, who looked maybe nine, immediately grabbed a bracelet from a display and …

Self Control

The Things You Do and Don’t Miss Out on by Marrying Your First Love

<i>Relationships don’t look like they used to (and that's a good thing). But what does it honestly take to make a modern romance work? As part of</i> …

5 Reasons Why Non-Digital Time Management Is More Productive

As technological innovation marches forward in so many aspects of life, there is a movement gaining momentum to return to the past in search of something important that progress may have left behind.<p>No, you can’t beat the convenience of streaming and digitized music, but the listening experience …

Time Management

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain To Be More Present

There is a mindfulness strategy to master the habit of attaining focus and becoming present for every moment, which leads to experiencing a higher …

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Worrying About Retirement and Social Security? You're Not Alone

According to a recent survey by Transamerica, most workers think that the financial challenges they'll face in retirement will be harder to overcome than the challenges that prior generations faced. Do you agree?Read on to find out workers' top concerns about retirement and Social Security, and why …

See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs

The Rising Cost of Health Care by Year and Its Causes<p>See for Yourself If Obamacare Increased Health Care Costs<p>Updated April 16, 2018<p>In 2016, U.S. …

3 Powerful Ways To Stay Positive

Sometimes staying positive is easier said than done. Here's 3 powerful ways to reap the health and performance benefits of a positive attitude.<p>We've all received the well-meaning advice to "stay positive." The greater the challenge, the more this glass-half-full wisdom can come across as …

Happiness

5 Traits of Natural-Born Mentors

The benefits of a mentor and mentee relationship far exceed expectations.<p>Think back to the beginning of your career in your chosen field. Chances are that you were a little unsure, a little shaky, and very, very green. Thanks to training, you had the technical aspect of your job down, but likely …

Leadership

How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together

Incivility can fracture a team, destroying collaboration, splintering members’ sense of psychological safety, and hampering team effectiveness. Belittling and demeaning comments, insults, backbiting, and other rude behavior can deflate confidence, sink trust, and erode helpfulness — even for those …

The Workplace

Five Ways To Say “No” So You Can Finally Reclaim Your Focus

Staying productive is all about consciously deciding what not to do. Here’s how.<p>It isn’t news that culture is obsessed with <i>doing</i>–with being in motion, with being occupied, with being busy. But the upshot of all this doing is that we spend very little time deciding exactly what we should be doing in …

Time Management

Instead of Focusing on Passion, Focus on Consistency

Many of us think that if we can just find what we’re passionate about, we’ll be able to turn it into a successful career. The idea of doing something …

How to Worry Less About the Future and Make Each Week Awesome

I used to worry incessantly about how the future would turn out. Then, it finally dawned on me that all this worrying was doing nothing to help me. …

Felice

The 10 Most Genius Organizers On Amazon Right Now

Prepare yourself: You're going to want to buy all of them.<p>What if we told you there's a magical place where, at the touch of a button, your home would be the most organized it's ever been. Well, it exists and it's called Amazon. Sure, you have to <i>pay</i> for products to get it that way, but we've come …

9 Creative Ways to Organize Your Coats and Hats by the Door

If you're lucky enough to have a proper coat closet at home, then congrats on your awesome storage situation. But if you're like the rest of us, …

French Cleat Wall & Storage Loft

In my shop there is a small area I share with other tenants with some food storage and a fridge and microwave, so I decided to close it off to keep …

20 brilliant ideas to help keep your home organised

Getting your home running like a well-oiled machine can seem like an impossible mission only Tom Cruise and his crack team could complete. …

​Making your existing storage more space-efficient

We understand the pain and frustration that goes hand in hand with a shortage of space. It’s not like you can miraculously conjure up new space or …

Inventions

This Is How You Future-Proof Your Brain Against Increasing Distractions

Is it possible to train your brain to cope with an ever more fast-paced world? In some cases, more tech might save us from tech overload.<p>It’s no secret that technology advancements have affected our brains. With instant messages, push notifications, wearable technology, and many other tech-driven …

Artificial Intelligence

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats that are essential for good health, and since our body doesn't make them, we have to get them from other …

7 strategies for raising confident girls in the Trump era

For girls, women and their allies who believe in gender equality, the presidency of Donald J. Trump marks a terrifying moment in modern American …

Gardening 101: Pole Beans

Pole Beans, <i>Phaseolus vulgaris:</i> “The Beanstalk”<p>Pole beans are simply a vining cultivar of edible beans. Both bush and pole beans have several options …

15 Home Organization Resolutions You Can Conquer in Just One Day

You'll be far more successful with bite-sized tasks verses one giant goal.<p>If you've declared 2017 as the <i>year</i> you finally get your whole house under control, you're doing it wrong. Talk about overwhelming. Instead, break this big goal into smaller ones that will only take one day maximum to …

The world today looks ominously like it did before World War I | NOLA.com

A backlash to globalization appears to be gaining strength around the world. U.S. politicians on both the right and left have called for curbing free …

How Do You Raise Responsible Children? Try This Single, Brilliant Tactic

It's one way to show them you're really on their side.<p>In today's society, it's all too easy to get caught up in our jobs. It's even easier when you work for yourself.<p>That's why I've found the advice from one of my mentors so valuable. Alex runs a successful company and has been happily married for …

Parenting

11 Things That Can Spark Massive Success in Your Life

Change can happen gradually, by making small, determined steps toward a preplanned future. But they also happen in the tiniest of moments—sometimes …