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5 Tips To Help Develop Charisma

Have you ever wondered how a certain family member, friend or colleague never meets a stranger? They can just walk into a room, and easily make friends? People are not born with charisma and likability, like most skills they are learned. They are the product of thousands of conversations and …

Body Language

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Top 5 Homes of the Week That Welcome the Outdoors In

These inviting homes give the term "getting back to nature" a whole new meaning. From floor-to-ceiling windows to a house built around a tree, scope out the homes that made our editor's top picks of the week.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home</i> …

Architecture

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Nourishing Your Inner Life As An Introvert or Highly Sensitive Person

If you’re an introvert, you get your energy from within and thrive with lower levels of stimulation. If you’re a highly sensitive person, you get …

I Used to Struggle With Self-Love & Acceptance—Until I Learned This

<b>The year was 1997</b>, and I already held the unshakable belief that my same-aged cousin was simply better than me. I didn't see this as a loss, but …

The psychological case for being less self-conscious

You assume other people are fixated on the things that you are fixated on. More often, they're not.<p>Have you ever read something that altered the way you thought about your life and the way you lived it? I hope so, and I hope it was a passage from a novel, or an ancient philosophical text, or maybe …

Psychology

The Cognitive Biases That Convince You The World Is Falling Apart

The world appears to be in a rough place right now. If you turn on the TV or open up your web browser, you're almost guaranteed to be bombarded by …

Self-help

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

What 50-year-olds know that 20-year-olds often don’t

Here are some lessons I’ve learned during my half century on this planet:<p>Be kind. The benefits of being kind—or at the very least courteous—far …

Vocational Education

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

10 Best Car-Free Bike Paths in the USA

Why take just the lane when you can take the whole road? Pedal blissfully through stunning scenery on these car-free roads, lanes, and bike …

What Failure Actually Says About Your Future

Your biggest mistakes might hold the secret to your success.<p>Let's play fortune-teller, shall we? Imagine a businessman barely scraping by every month. Instead of paying rent, he sleeps in the office to save money. Then one day, the board fires him from his own company electing a new CEO to run it. …

Motivation

Creamed Corn Tamales

7 Things I Never Do When Cooking in the Slow Cooker

Use any cooking method long enough and you're certain to develop some useful habits. Such is the case with pulling out my slow cooker on a very …

How To Make Bakery-Style Crumb Muffins — Baking Lessons from The Kitchn

My very first job when I was in high school was at a bakery down the street from where I grew up. In the midst of boxing up cakes, slicing bread, and …

Baking

4 life hacks from ancient philosophers that will make you happier

You’ve probably heard about Stoics or Stoicism — and most of what you know is wrong.<p>They weren’t joyless bores. The ancient Stoics were the first …

Here's How To Feed The Whole Family For Under $20

Feed the whole gang without breaking the bank.<p>For each recipe, you'll find a simple grocery list (plus a few basic pantry staples like olive oil, dried spices, salt, and pepper that you probably already have on hand) to help make your trip to the market painless and affordable.<p><i>*All prices were</i> …

How to Make Sour Cream Pound Cake Moist and Tender Every Time

I have a lot of feelings about cake, in all its many forms. From feather-light angel food to downy squares of coffee cake or a rich and fluffy vanilla layer cake, most recipes aim for dainty airiness.<p>Not pound cake, though—it's a heavy hitter served in slabs. With a crumb as smooth as marble, it's …

Dessert

Bee pollen to holy basil: what ‘superfoods’ to eat when (and how to use them)

SUMMER is the ideal time to 'eat the rainbow' and pack your plate with colourful, nutrition-packed ingredients, from seasonal fruit and berries to …

Superfoods

5 Ways to Scout Out Your Next Campsite

Custom-tailor your next foray into the great outdoors<p>Name a more iconic way to spend time with family and friends than camping. You can’t. Well, …

Can These 11 Famous Chefs Save the World Through Food?

By James O'Hare<p>There are 20 million people in the world facing famine in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen. In developed nations, too, people …

3 Cream of Tartar Substitutes

Cream of tartar is the powdered form of tartaric acid, a substance that forms at the bottom of barrels when making wine. It is added to recipes for …

Dessert

7 lessons urban gardeners can learn from Kate Gould's Gold-winning City Living Chelsea Flower Show garden

As with many magical things, the Chelsea Flower Show can be overwhelming for the uninitiated. There are dozens of gardens, all of which could justify an afternoon’s idle enjoyment, and that’s before you get anywhere near the horticultural smorgasbord of the Great Pavilion, brimming with the …

28 toxic thoughts successful people refuse to believe

Have you ever thought about all the businesses that do not exist because someone with a great idea didn't feel smart enough or worthy enough to pursue it?<p>I constantly wonder if the next life-changing company is sitting in the mind of someone who believes the self-limiting thoughts they tell …

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

Food

38 reasons you should always have baking soda in your kitchen

See that little flexing bicep on the baking soda below? It's not just there because baking soda is strong stuff: It's also a symbol of how you feel—resourceful and capable—when you use it.<p>Because beyond baking soda's muffin-leavening powers and fridge-odor-absorbing abilities (a claim that's as …

The Science Behind Baking the Most Delicious Cookie Ever

<i>This post originally appeared on Time and Ozy.com.</i><p>You like soft and chewy. He likes thin and crispy. If only there were a chocolate chip cookie …

Cooking for Geeks Teaches You the Science Behind Better Cooking

If you’re interested in not just <i>how</i> to make food taste great but <i>why</i> certain techniques and ingredients work the way they do, check out Jeff Potter’s</i> …

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