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A Couple Transform a Prefab Shed Into a Cozy Cabin in Less Than Two Months

Two Airstream dwellers say goodbye to their mobile trailer to pursue their dream of homesteading in a cabin in the woods.<p>When Natasha Lawyer and Brett Bashaw—the couple behind the ‘Tin Can Homestead’ Airstream—grew disillusioned with Seattle’s high cost of living and congestion, they decided to …

Prefab Homes

Believing in better - how to cultivate a 'growth mindset'

Cultivating a 'growth mindset' can help you step out of your comfort zone<p>Just look at Stanford University psychologist and researcher, Carol Dweck, …

How to stop catastrophising – an expert’s guide

A clinical psychologist suggests a three-pronged plan for tackling anxiety and approaching each day logically and positively<p>Let us start by considering why some people catastrophise – that is, on hearing uncertain news, they imagine the worst possible outcome. After all, it is not uncommon and …

Anxiety

How to avoid overthinking at night, reveals a leading mindfulness expert

Reclaim your sleep with these top tips<p>We've all had those night's when you can't quite manage to switch off and your thoughts keep running through …

A therapist shares 3 reasons fighting with your partner is a good thing

Before we look at what happens when couples experience conflict, let's look at what happens when they <i>don't.</i><p>Relationships with no conflict have been proven time and time again to be the least healthy.* Typically, 'no-conflict' relationships don't end with a bang, but with a whisper.<p>As in, one random …

6 Questions You Should Ask to Choose Work that Will Make You Happy

The recipe for entrepreneurial success requires this one ingredient -- passion.<p>Being an entrepreneur isn't easy. The movies and media sometimes make it look glamorous -- entrepreneurs and people in business for themselves get to be their own bosses, they set their own hours, and do what they want. …

How to Stop Being Defensive in Close Relationships

The next time the opportunity to know another's experience presents itself, try out what it feels like to listen without strategizing to keep yourself positively positioned -- without defending the story of who you are and what you have or have not done.<p>Most of us are defensive in close …

Dear men, this is what the women in your life want you to know

I used to be married to a wonderful yet complicated man named Rob. He worked as a science journalist, we had a house and a dog, and one day we planned to have children. He also suffered from depression since he was a child, and developed a formidable opiate addiction as a means, I believe, to …

Buddhist Monk Breaks the Scales of Brain Activity While Meditating in a Laboratory

Mattheui Ricard is a writer and a photographer, but he is also a Buddhist Monk who has spent countless hours meditating. He describes meditation as …

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Google Analytics

'All my life suddenly made sense': how it feels to be diagnosed with autism late in life

Jon Adams was 52 when he learned he had Asperger syndrome. As adult referrals rise, he and others explain the impact – good and bad – of a late diagnosis<p>One day during his last year at primary school, Jon Adams drew a picture of a street in Portsmouth, the city where he still lives. The scene he …

Autism

7 Ways to Repurpose a Vintage Dresser (And Gain More Storage in Every Room)

Stylish vintage dressers are a dime a dozen at antique stores and flea markets. I just came back from the Brimfield Antique Show, and let me tell …

The 5 Secrets of Very Productive People Are Just Common Sense

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>More than a decade ago, Microsoft got curious about how many hours per week workers are actually productive. They ran a survey prompting people to rate their workplace productivity, and the findings were pretty alarming.<p>In the U.S., …