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Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things

Happiness isn't always about what you do. Happiness is often about what you don't do -- especially if it involves these nine things.<p>If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back …

Happiness

Apple design director perfects a prefab home into an ultra-minimal, modern dwelling

It should come as no surprise that when Apple’s Director of Store Design was in the market for a new house, he wanted a home that would be as modern …

Prefab Homes

Concrete-and-glass house in Argentina is spare and beautiful

Casa GS is meant to be ‘timeless’<p>Argentina is no stranger to beautiful, Brutalist concrete architecture. Showcasing the country’s rugged landscape, these homes often marry the indoors and outdoors through massive windows and a flat, low profile.<p>Casa GS in rural central Argentina follows this trend. …

9 indoor cycling sessions

For most, cycling is about the pursuit of fun and fitness in the great outdoors. Unfortunately, modern urban living and bad weather can get in the …

Architect builds family home around a pear tree in London

Verticality is key<p>It’s the dream, isn’t it, to build your own home from the ground up, to your exact specifications? For Jake Edgley, the architect behind award-winning firm Edgley Design, achieving that dream was a bit easier than it is for most people. The result is the Pear Tree House, a bright …

The Benefits of Lifting Weights for Women

Increasing and maintaining adequate muscle mass is one of the best ways to keep body fat at bay and to improve overall fitness, particularly as you …

Modern Family Home With Basement Parking And Elevated Floor

The Caucaso House is a private residence designed and built by JJRR/ Architecture in Ciudad de Mexico. The project was completed in 2016 and the …

Architecture

Cigar Shop Business Plan Business Plan - Executive summary, Objectives, Mission, Keys to success

• Home<br>• Business Plans Handbook<br>• Business Plans - Volume 05<br>• Cigar Shop Business Plan Business Plan<p>Cigar Shop<br>BUSINESS PLAN<p>Follow City-Data.com founder on our …

7 Insanely Creative Business Plan Templates

Starting your own business is so stressful, with so many things to be done, that it’s easy to convince yourself that doing the bare minimum for a …

Inside a Welcoming Family Home in Houston

Incorporating antiques alongside new furnishings, designer Laura Umansky of <b>Laura U, Inc.</b> gave this home in Houston, Texas, a classically current …

MNy Arkitekter uses seven types of timber for Finnish lake house

MNy Arkitekter has used seven varieties of timber to create this gabled house on the shoreline of a small lake in Tenala, Finland (+ slideshow).<p>Local …

How a dream home was built from nothing

Surrounded by panoramic pine forest views and standing on the strength of concrete monolithic design, this abandoned home was given a modern makeover …

Architecture

Ark Home With A Drawbridge And Amazing Views

Some of the most interesting house designs are the ones that make you rethink and reconsider even the most basic things and concepts. For instance, a …

Architecture

The courtyard house with a surprise at its core

Here at homify, it takes a lot to surprise us. We've seen it all—houses with slides instead of staircases, fairytale cottages in the woods, even a …

This South African Villa Lets You Bask in Divine Views

Hidden away in the Cape Overberg region of South Africa, Godswindow offers seclusion and breathtaking vistas.<p>In the picturesque valley between the historic farming communities of Swellendam and Ashton in South Africa’s Western Cape, there is a view so spectacular that the locals call it "God’s …

South Africa

A House Trapped Between The Ocean And The Jungle Embraces Them Both

Amazing views of the ocean, beautiful valleys and forests drive us deeper and deeper into nature, alluring us in some stunning locations like this …

12 items interior designers would NOT waste money on

We learn through making mistakes and it's refreshing to hear that interior designers are human after all. Having decorated many client properties (as …

Paola Navone’s Industrial Style Renovation in Italy

Visitors pass by a sentry wall of lamps from Design House Stockholm on their way to the airy living-dining room with its 52 windows. How do you turn …

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business plan?<p>SBA.gov recommends that a …

Small Business

A gorgeous home for a modern couple

Aging gracefully doesn't mean one has to forgo cutting-edge modern design, bold and bright color, and a penchant for art and interior architecture …

19 classy gardens that need almost no maintenance

Let's make life easy for ourselves, shall we? It's hard enough to decorate and furnish a home beautifully, so the last thing any of us needs is a …

40 Inspirational Beds For Minimalist Spaces

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Interior Design

Modern Living: The one storey home you've always wanted

On the waterfront of the river in Tagus, in the south of the Portuguese capital of Lisbon, a fantastic bungalow has been built, which thanks to its …

Living Rooms

5 jaw-dropping modern homes with killer ocean views

Surreal<p>Architecture may never be able to match the vastness of the ocean, but it can accentuate it in astounding ways. Just take a look at these striking contemporary homes, whose sweeping clean lines and unabashed reliance on retractable glass walls embrace the boundlessness of the sea, while …

The Skinny Guy's Workout Program to Build Muscle

Westend61 / Getty<p>Westend61 / Getty<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 12<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Hard-gainers or ectomorphs believe it's difficult for them to build muscle …

The 5 Most Common Leadership Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Whether you're new to the game or are a seasoned pro, it's likely you'll fall victim to one of these common leadership mistakes.<p><i>By Kristopher Jones, CEO and founder of LSEO.com.</i><p>Between selling my first startup to eBay to launching several successful businesses, I've made some typical leadership …

A dingy apartment gets an inspiring makeover

Sometimes it is difficult to foresee a home’s potential due to its current conditions, but a skilled interior architect can see the prospects in the …

7 Refreshing Do's and Don'ts for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>James Altucher is a serial entrepreneur that has founded or co-founded more than 20 businesses, including Reset Inc. and StockPickr. He is also the author of 17 books, including <i>Choose Yourself!</i> and the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> best-seller <i>The</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Becoming Strategic

A good strategy was the key to making moving to Thailand a reality.<p>Strategy is one of the most misused concepts in business literature, often …