Sarah Gregory

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10 of the Craziest Places to Sleep Around the World

Whether bedding down in a wacky hotel, camping at a dizzying altitude or indulging in an unforgettable back-to-nature experience, your accommodation choice can sometimes be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. Looking to add a unique twist to your trip, impress a loved one with a …

'We should recognise that good teachers don’t all teach in the same way'

In my first term as a NQT, I was observed with a Year 9 class teaching about the dropping of nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The children …

9 ways you can use your smartphone to reduce stress

However, there are some ways your smartphone can reduce your stress.<p>These are some of my favorites, accompanied by the psychological rationale behind why these smartphone features are stress reducers.

7 Common Home Decorating Tactics That Just Create Clutter

Floating shelves aren't the life-saver we always thought they were.<p>There's a fine line between a beautifully accessorized room and feeling like junk mail, nick knacks, and wall art have completely taken over your entire home. If you want a stylish space, make sure you avoid these decor mistakes …

Home Decorating

Mediterranean diet linked to lower risk of heart attack, stroke

<b>(CNN) —</b> The list of Mediterranean diet benefits is getting even longer. A new study found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish and unrefined foods is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who have heart disease.<p>The latest research builds on previous evidence that your …

9 Different Takes on How Creative People Really Work

What exactly is this mysterious thing we call creativity? Experts offer thought-provoking answers.<p>"If you can just release yourself from the anxiety and burden that might be associated with the word 'creativity,'" Elizabeth Gilbert, the bestselling author of <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i> has written, "you'll see, …

Creativity

Complaining Is Terrible for You, According to Science

Steeping yourself in negativity has seriously terrible consequences for your mental and physical health.<p>Why do people complain? Not to torture others with their negativity, surely. When most of us indulge in a bit of a moan, the idea is to "vent." By getting our emotions out, we reason, we'll feel …

Happiness

12 Clothes That Prove Embroidery Is the Coolest DIY-Inspired Trend

We used to think the easiest way to elevate your everyday duds without piling on the accessories was to scout pieces with embellishments. Last season — and even now still — that was fringe, sequins or gems. But lately, we’ve been spotting a different “<i>e”</i> amping up clothes in the coolest way …

Clothing

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve  --  without question, your time will get lost in the vacuum of our increasingly …

“11,000 smart, committed teachers can change the world”: A group of working Philadelphia teachers is looking to upset the status quo of the teachers union

Up for a vote: “Social justice unionism,” in which every teachers union member participates in educational change<p>“I am sick of austerity,” Yaasiyn Muhammad, a teacher of African-American history at Central High School told a crowd of around 150 teachers gathered on a November Saturday in the Old …

3 Simple Things That Will Make You 10% Happier

Ever been really stressed? So stressed you nearly freak out?<p>This happened to Dan Harris… <i>in front of 5 million people</i>.<p><b>On June 7th, 2004, Dan was a</b> …

Say Goodbye To These Thoughts For Self-Improvement

When you talk to yourself, what do you say? Do you motivate yourself with kind, empowering words like you do when you speak to your loved ones, or …

Improve Your Mind, Body And Heart In 25 Minutes Or Less

There’s always time to incorporate these healthful habits.<p>The holidays are here and we’re all wondering the same thing: Where do we find the time to take care of ourselves? The truth is, there's never enough time to do everything, but there's always enough time to do the most important things. Here …

This Is How Much Rent You Can Afford to Pay

Many landlords require that your income is 40 times the monthly rent.<p>Are you looking for a new place? Not sure how much you should be spending on …

Personal Finance

Junk food is tricking your brain: The depressing science behind your binging

<b>(AP)</b><p>Research reveals fats and sweets alter the brain’s satiety-control mechanism, sending our appetites into hyperdrive<p>Ferris Jabr<p>December 27, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published by Scientific American.<p>Matthew Brien has struggled with overeating for the past 20 years. At age 24, …

11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

Earth - The beauty of marine wildlife through art

Wildlife has been the inspiration for paintings, photographs, sculptures and writing through the ages and can be seen almost everywhere we look. But why do we choose to recreate nature in these ways?<p>“We either empathise with wildlife or we are simply in awe of it and it is this emotional response …

A Wood Installation Made Of 10,000 Sticks By Ben Butler

Artist Ben Butler created a wood installation that consists of thousand of small sticks for Rice Gallery in Houston, Texas. Titled ‘Unbounded‘, the …

10 Artists Who Tackle the Social Issues of Today

From Minister Akins' techno-Baptist video art, to Zolloc's otherworldly GIFs, these are artists who defy the times by digging into the moment.<p>Using satire and social engagement, the iconic Mexican printmaker Jose Guadalupe Posada created an artistic legacy through his sketches of skeletons and …

Pussy Riot To Open A "Womens-Only" Museum

Pussy Riot's latest plan is apparently to open the New Balkan Women's Museum in Montenegro, which according to founder Maria Alyokhina, will only showcase female artists and employ female curators/administrators.<p>In a recent interview with <i>Artnet</i>, she described the museum as a way for the political …

New Toadstool Sculptures Crafted From Vintage Textiles by Self-Taught Artist Mister Finch | Colossal

<p>Mister Finch (previously here and here) returns this holiday season with brand new specimens, toadstools produced from vintage fabrics that capture …

Art

A Call From the Sirens: The Work of Steve Lyons

"So, what are you going to do with them now?" his friend asked.<p>Steve Lyons responded quickly. "Let's put them on the front porch."<p>And that's how the term "Yart Sale" was born. Or quite frankly, that was the first of many steps in the development of Steve Lyons's eventful, flourishing, artistic …

Sunrise With Sea Monsters blog exercises improv poetry

The poets eagerly agree to play the game, and Vermeersch has amassed nine of these exercises, all wildly different, and none referring specifically to the painting (aside from their titles). There is a lovely melancholy one from Stevie Howell (“It’s Spartan, to try & / fall asleep at dawn in / the …

The Top 10 Most Expensive Living Female Artists

Market<p>The results may surprise you.<p>,<p>Tauba Auerbach.<br>Photo via: Aires Bien Chéveres.<p>It is beyond a doubt that female artists have had a strong year, …

Art