Rachel Stumpf

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Kmart Is Selling $7 Halloween Costumes For Pets and They Are a Treat

Prepare for the best thing you've seen today: Kmart has released a range of $7 pet costumes for Halloween, and they are amazing. From pirate sharks …

Smear Peanut Butter on Your Shower Wall to Distract Your Dog in the Bath

If you want to make an omelet you’ve got to break a few eggs, and if you want a clean dog you might have to dirty up one of the walls of your …

Pets

Why you should quit chasing happiness and pursue meaning instead

What does it mean to live a good life?<p>Like many people, Emily Esfahani Smith thought the answer was being happy. But every time she achieved or acquired something that made her happy, she soon felt unfulfilled.<p>All the intense pressure to feel bliss is making us chase the wrong thing, Smith argues …

The definitive 5-point guide to never procrastinating again

Procrastination. No matter how motivated how your mornings, how caffeinated your cold brew or Bulletproof Coffee, how energizing your avocado toast, …

Your dog has different kinds of barks — here’s why

Dogs are always barking, which means dogs are always taking. Here's how to tell if there's a burglar outside, it's bathroom time, or if they're just playful.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook<p>Following is a transcript of the video:<p><i>Oh, there's so many types of Barks!</i><p><i>There's so many types of vocalization</i> …

4 Reasons People Procrastinate and a Cure for Each One

With the ever-increasing barrage of distractions, the percentage of people suffering from serious procrastination issues is on the rise.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Almost everyone procrastinates from time to time, but <i>Psychology Today</i> has stated that an alarming 20 …

If you want to up your athletic performance, you might want to try meditating

We know that yoga is good for stretching the body and making us more limber.<p>If you’re an avid runner, boxer, swimmer – any kind of athlete in fact, …

Meditation

‘Turn it off’: how technology is killing the joy of national parks

Andrew Studer was admiring a massive lava fire hose at Hawaii Volcanoes national park when he spotted something unusual: a small quadcopter drone flying very close to the natural wonder pouring hot molten rock.<p>“There were other visitors sitting out relaxing in somewhat of a meditative state, just …

National Parks

Waterfalls on Skyline Drive in Virginia

Living close to Skyline Drive in Virginia, I’ve spent countless weekends exploring the trails in Shenandoah National Park. Waterfalls aren't immediately accessible from the road, but some of my favorite trails lead to waterfalls. Many photographers seek these waterfalls to capture their beauty. …

The Secret of Happiness

Friend, One thing I learned in life is the secret to happiness isn’t owning a lot of stuff, or having status in life– it is having meaningful …

17 Small Actions That Will Make Your Work Day Incredibly Meaningful

Work doesn’t have to suck.<p>For many people, words like stressful, hectic, or even chaotic might best describe their typical day.<p>The good news is, you …

How Hotels Are Going the Extra Mile to Accommodate Dogs

Traveling with a dog can be awfully challenging. But there's something about sharing your hotel room with your canine companion that makes being on …

Pets

Gorgeous solar-powered Colorado home produces almost all its own energy

Sustainability and a love for nature inspired Colorado-based CCY Architects’ design of the gorgeous Starwood Residence. Set on a ridge line, this …

Design

In case you forgot: This is why it’s important to breathe

‘You should really meditate’. It’s a phrase you’ve probably heard a handful of times from <i>that</i> friend who seems to exude endless zen by taking 20 …

Meditation

Boredom Is Good for You

The surprising benefits of stultification<p>Boredom has, paradoxically, become quite interesting to academics lately. The International Interdisciplinary Boredom Conference gathered humanities scholars in Warsaw for the fifth time in April. In early May, its less scholarly forerunner, London’s Boring …

Psychology

Listening to pink noise might be the key to a ‘better, deeper’ sleep

When you’re a light sleeper, anything and everything can wake you up.<p>Your watch ticking. Your partner turning over. Random, annoying thoughts about …

Sleep

5 state parks you have to visit in Wisconsin

1. Aztalan State Park, Aztalan<p>Aztalan State ParkLake Mills, United StatesBeautiful scenery and great kayaking<p>This state park located in Southeast …

Hiking

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ISPs

The Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect natural swimming hole. …

Hiking

Dad's Too-Funny Post-Its to Working Mom Detail Every Moment at Home with the Kids

We're used to using Post-it notes to help us keep track of the things we need to get done during the day, and for first-time parents who definitely …

5 Fun DIY Sites for Kid-Friendly Craft Ideas

There’s a certain sense of pride that comes from making something on your own. And teaching your child that lesson with crafty projects isn’t only rewarding for them, but can be a super fun and inexpensive activity for parents too. Whether it’s a birthday party piñata or creating the dream bedroom …

Crafting

Puppies Love Your Baby Talk, but Dogs Don't

When you’re meeting a dog for the first time, it’s hard not to slip into that high-pitched, “goochy-goo” voice people use to talk to babies. A new …

Ten Very Good Dogs Spotted at the 2017 Boston Marathon

They're all good dogs. But some are <i>very</i> good.<p>By ·<p>There’s plenty to love about the Boston Marathon, from the inspirational stories and unforgettable …

Why guilty dogs really do put their tails between their legs - it is actually 'an apology bow', says New York college

Dogs are aware when they have done something wrong and the guilty look they have afterwards is actually known as an 'apology bow', a New York College has found.<p>Pets hang their head and puts their tails between their legs because they want to look submissive to their owners, a dog behaviour expert …

These international pet names are so cute, you'll want to adopt a pet and name her ASAP

Did you know there is an entire website dedicated to international pet names? Don’t worry, we just discovered it too and it’s amazing.<p>There are SO …

This is what your dog is trying to tell you

“I just don’t understand why my dog does X, Y or Z.” As a vet helping animals with their behavior problems in Sydney, this is a phrase I hear over …

13 Reasons Why Was So Emotionally Draining to Film That the Cast Needed Therapy Dogs on Set

There are plenty of reasons why fans are freaking out over Netflix’s <i>13 Reasons Why</i>, and despite one detail that may totally change how you see the story, there’s no doubt that it isn’t the easiest series to watch. Tackling issues like assault, bullying, and suicide, it included plenty of triggers …

Therapy Dogs

Why There Were Always Puppies on the Set of 13 Reasons Why

• Popsugar<br>• Celebrity<br>• Celebrity Interviews<p>Puppies on the Set of 13 Reasons Why<p>Why There Were Always Puppies on the Set of 13 Reasons Why<p>Shares<p>Image …

Puppies

San Francisco's most popular dog names in 2017

If the numbers are any indicator, most owners are no longer interested in giving their pets stereotypical "dog names" — instead, most are giving their animal companions human names.<p>Animal Care & Control in San Francisco looked into the city's data for SFGATE, coming up with a list of top dog names …

Insta-Famous Dog Helps Reunite Elderly Pup with Owner in Florida

A lot of things could have happened to Osita, a deaf and partially-blind 14-year-old Chihuahua, when she got away from her owner in South Beach—and …