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Read This If You Want to Take Great Photographs | HiConsumption

Not many of us have the time or energy to take a photography class, but almost all of us can admit we have left a trail of subpar-to-downright-awful …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

Pictures Kitchen Backsplash Tile Design Ideas Colors

Kitchen Backsplash<p>Installing backsplash tile in your kitchen is a great way to add a decorative mosaic accent piece to this space, while also …

White Dream Kitchen Series {Part 2} - Amber Tysl

But isn’t the floor beautiful!?! There was heart pine throughout the entire house and it took us a while to get the dark color we wanted, but it …

An Atlanta House with Bursts of Color

Inside an expansive house with bursts of color.<p>Designer Kay Douglass used a neutral palette for this expansive Atlanta house, then added orange accents and bursts of color throughout each room. For more decorating ideas, read an interview with the designer.

Mindfulness treatment as effective as CBT for depression, anxiety

Group mindfulness treatment is as effective as individual cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in patients with depression and anxiety, according to a …

The Man Behind “Faces of Addiction”

Chris Arnade’s multi-year project: “Faces of Addiction” has garnered a great deal of attention, both good and bad.<p>I first met Arnade at a McDonald’s …

Cure for Anxiety and Depression in Self-Medicating Marijuana Users Could Be on the Horizon | VICE News

Doctors studying marijuana use among patients who self-medicate with the drug as a way to battle depression and anxiety said that there could be a way to adjust an individual's brain function so that it no longer needs marijuana to feel good.<p>The research, conducted by psychiatry professor Sachin …

Tone Up With These 6 Power Moves for Your Mind and Body

<i>By SELF Staffers</i>, SELF<p>These toners also boost mental focus, says Sarita Allen, Linda Celeste Sims's pilates teacher (and an Ailey Extension instructor). Try them three times a week.<p><b>1. Warm-Up Breathing</b><p>Stand with your back against a wall, heels touching, and inhale, reaching arms out to sides and …

Scientists are trying to model our mental health based on our tweets

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Chalabala<p>During the holiday season, ideally filled with family, food, and festivities, the topic of …

Best Books of 2014 | Publishers Weekly Publishers Weekly

On Immunity: An Inoculation<p>Eula Biss (Graywolf)<p>Biss, while making an unimpeachable case for childhood vaccination, delves into the metaphors that …