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Bedroom design: Tips for creating a quiet retreat

7 tips for creating the bedroom of your dreams<p>The key to creating the perfect bedroom, according to San Francisco-based interior designer Emilie Munroe, a 15-year veteran of the industry, is thinking about the space as a retreat.<p>"Our lives are so scheduled and dynamic. We’re on at all times – …

59 Tools to Help Create Remarkable Content and Find Blog Post Ideas

Shares 2<p><b>Note from Sean:</b> When it comes down to it, the success of a blog ultimately depends on both the quality of the content you write, and your …

Infographics

16 Quick Tips To Enhance Your Mindset, Focus And Productivity

<i>* Note: this post originally appeared in the form of a newsletter to my subscribers over at Blogging Wizard. Want to sign up? Click here to get</i> …

Time Management

11 good things that come from being productive in the morning

<b>Sleep easier at night</b><p>Getting up early starts with going to bed early. To be up at 5 or 6 a.m., if you need eight hours of sleep, you need to be in …

Time Management

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

50 Powerful Mini Habits That Will Help You Lead Your Best Life

Hard work and perseverance always beat genius and talent in the end.<p><i>What are 50 things that everyone can do to make life easier? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuri Kruman, Master Career</b> …

Self-improvement

9 Life-Changing Habits That Will Make You a Better Person

Life is truly a gift, but even when you know this deep down, sometimes it can really get the better of you. Just when you think you’ve got it all …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

The Psychology of Logo Color in How Consumers View Your Brand

Your logo says a lot about your brand. Are you sending the right message?<p>Across the U.S. and around the world, billions are spent each year by …

7 Easy Strategies Psychologists Use to Drastically Improve Performance

Leaders need simple psychology to create a cohesive team and maximize productivity.<p>Every leader wants a more efficient workplace. Employees benefit from a safe, supportive atmosphere that uses cutting-edge psychological tools to empower each person to make a meaningful contribution to the …

Employee Engagement

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Rental Rules

In the latest clash between the home sharing giant and city officials, the startup claims new rules requiring hosts to register with the city are unworkable.<p>In what Airbnb is calling an "unprecedented step," the company is suing the city of San Francisco, challenging an ordinance the startup says …

California

How I Started a Mega-Successful Company at 26—Without a Business Plan

Alyssa Wasko of Donni Charm on how she took a side gig all the way to the top.<p>If Thomas Edison regarded failure as figuring out 10,000 ways that don't work, Alyssa Wasko of Donni Charm is even *more* chill when things don't go her way. Not that she's even close to getting on ol' Tommy's level …

Entrepreneurship

7 Reasons the Shirtdress Is All You Need This Summer

Toss everything else. Do it.<p>If you're worried about what to wear to your next roof hang or barbecue or swan-inflatable rodeo, don't—any sartorial thoughts at all already put you ahead of 80 percent of people in the summer. Here, we bring you seven outfit ideas you can do with one piece of clothing: …

18 Bridal Parties Who Said 'Hell No' To High Heels

Bridesmaids want to put their best foot forward when it comes to their wedding day look.<p>And sometimes that means ditching the stilettos in favor of something a bit more practical. Below are 18 bridal parties who wore sneakers, boots and sandals instead of subjecting themselves to high heel hell.

Weddings

10 Women Tried Kylie's Black Lip Kit and It Was an Experience

Good luck to everyone trying to get it off.<p>You've probably lost track of Kylie Jenner's Kylie Lip Kit shades at this point (18 total, in matte, gloss, and metal finishes), but in spite of the fact that the budding beauty mogul releases what seems like a shade a week, a frisson still went through …

This Is How White and Black Lipsticks Can Transform Your Color Collection

If you've been pondering over your lipstick collection lately and seeing lots of options you wore for a while but are totally over today, stop yourself before tossing those forgotten tubes. We have the easiest solution to give those not-quite-right shades a second life (or even add a little pizzazz …

Summer Outfit Ideas With Denim-Free Pants—for When It's Way Too Hot to Wear Jeans

Usually we live and breathe jeans, jeans, jeans. But the thought of wearing skinnies on a hot and humid summer day? No thanks. Sometimes though, pants are the only option (because...

Clothing

13 Style Lessons from the Best- and Worst-Dressed Men of the Week

Featuring Brad Pitt, Channing Tatum and Jay Z, among others.<p>From the wrong way to go monochrome to the right way to embrace summer whites, there's a lot to learn.

Men's Fashion

8 Horrible Work Habits You NEED to Break RN

You’ve busted your butt to become an amazing employee, from pouring over productivity tips in your free time to figuring out how to communicate like an adult at work so that you project athlete-level confidence on the job. Yas, girl! But a few seemingly innocent behaviors can shape what your …

Social Media

This Is the Most Popular Lipstick Brand Among Millennials

Given all the hype lately, you would think that Kylie Jenner's Lip Kits were the most popular lipsticks around these days. Not true.<p>The beauty review site Influenster polled 5,000 millennial shoppers in the U.S. about their beauty buying and using habits, and 19 percent said M.A.C. was their …

Kylie Jenner

The Model Who Lost Her Leg to Toxic Shock Syndrome Made Her Fashion Week Debut

Lauren made her New York Fashion Week debut this weekend, walking for Chromat, a brand that specializes in futuristic-looking lingerie, dresses, and activewear. She worked a black caged dress, slicked back hair, and fierce expression on the catwalk alongside transgender artist Juliana Huxtable,</i> …

Here’s how celebrities are wearing this bright spring/summer beauty trend

We all love our classic black kohl, but it’s always a good idea to break the monotony and add a fun element to your staple make-up routine. Coloured …

Fashion (India)

Why Introverts Are Introverts? Because Their Brains Are Different

You prefer to curl up and read a book by yourself over going to a flashy social event. You like the company of one close friend rather than a group …

Slip dresses: key fashion trends of the season – in pictures

The 90s slip dress is back as this season’s essential sun dress. With lingerie the new outerwear, channel Corinne Day’s classic portraits of Kate Moss “dans le slip”

Fashion Trends

Photograph Like a Model Off-Duty: These Are the Best Poses for Fashion

Do you ever scroll through your Instagram feed and think, <i>How do other girls look that effortlessly cool in photos?</i> You're not alone. Striking the …

How to Ditch Your Skinny Jeans

Unless you’ve been on a wifi-less island for the last year, wearing only bikinis and sarongs (lucky you!), you’re probably aware that there have been some major shakeups in the denim landscape lately. Alarmists everywhere are crying that the skinny jean is dead. While there’s a time and a place for …

Clothing

What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

Nutrition

How to Make Your Home Look Expensive

Buying a room full of pricey furniture and accessories does not guarantee that it will look elegant and high-end. And styling a space on a tight budget doesn't mean that it will look cheap. Instead, achieving a rich, refined look is all about adding key pieces and using some styling tricks. Check …

Home Decorating