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How To Design For Millennials, According To Ikea

Festival tents, anyone?<p>Two new collections are hitting Ikea’s shelves and online stores in February: the PS 2017 collection, a limited-edition series of stylish, adventurous pieces, and the Spridd line of housewares and accessories festooned with dizzying graphics. Both were “designed for free …

Furniture

It's time to plant your winter vegetable garden (and gloat on Facebook)

When it comes to year-round gardening, most Southern Californians have got it made.<p>While many parts in the country are fighting snow and sleet, we're ready to plant a winter vegetable garden (and then post about it on Instagram and Facebook to make our East Coast friends and relatives …

Opinion: 20 simple ways you can be smarter about your money

Meb Faber asked a bunch of us bloggers to give him our top 3-5 most-read blog posts of the year. I looked back at my trusty Google Analytics for the …

Personal Finance

Ask A Witch: How To Manifest Dreams Into Reality

Tips for the new witch<p><i>In ”Ask a Witch,” Gabriela Herstik answers your questions about channeling ancient wisdom in the modern age. From spellcraft to finding your path, explore what it means to be a millennial witch. If you have a question about all things magickal, contact Herstik on Twitter via</i> …

Spirituality

How To Focus During Sex

This is not the time to multitask<p>Here's a question that's been on my mind lately: Since sex can be so great and fun, why is it so hard to get or stay focused during it? Basically, we spend most of our lives with our minds elsewhere, switching between tasks and doing six things at once; we are …

Starting A Company To Make An Impact? Your Time May Be Spent Elsewhere, Study Says

You’ve just had your business idea and you want to make a change in your community or industry. As an entrepreneur, that’s an invigorating feeling. But what if you knew that your time would be spent elsewhere? Many young entrepreneurs often waste time on tasks outside of their role as a leader, but …

Entrepreneurship

10 Tips Anyone Can Use To Save More And Spend Less

In today’s economy, saving money is a top priority for many individuals and families. Enacting money-saving measures can help families prepare for a brighter future. Cutting back on a family budget can be difficult but is certainly not impossible. There are many simple cost-cutting measures that …

Personal Finance

31 Gifts For The Friend Who Is All About Her Vibes

Decorations

Turn your bath into an dreamy revitalizing ritual with these 5 key items

File under “W+G trivia”: The first Roman and Greek bathhouses—where sacred ritual baths became a thing—were so large, they included lecture halls and …

Workouts

Amuse Booze - Short Gin Cocktail Recipes, as Seen on Sunday Brunch

Deliberately small, as the name suggests Amuse Booze drinks are designed to be quick sippers and not a full drink. They are carefully crafted …

Swiss Army Knives

Ways of Making Extra Income as a Full-Time Mother

As much as raising a child is a full-time job, it can sometimes be frustrating not earning money while doing it. Sometimes working and mothering …

Selling

Why Millennials Can’t Just “Grow Up”

Before you eye roll: This is not the same story you’ve read about millennials a million times before. It’s not about how selfish they are—or how cool …

The 10 Beauty Products Byrdie Readers Rave About Most

This is a story couldn't be happier to write, as it means that you're as engaged with beauty product research, reviews, and experiments as we are. …

Skin Care

Steal This Look: A Rustic Modern Kitchen in the Netherlands

At Jan de Jong Interieur in Leeuwarden in the Netherlands, designer Christien Starkenburg built out a modern kitchen with a white, charcoal, and pale …

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Meditation

9 DIY Gifts You Can Make That Will Help You Win This Holiday Season

Holla! As in holla-days. You guys, the season is upon us now that Halloween is over, so we are kicking it into high gear, DIYing gifts, decorating trees and wrapping presents galore! As moms, we know you want to give meaningful gifts to your loved ones, yet also consider the time you do (or don’t) …

Sewing

29 YA Books About Mental Health That Actually Nail It

From brutally honest to shockingly hilarious, these books get it.<p><i>Note: Responses have been edited for length or clarity.</i><p>For even more suggestions, check out the comments on the original post.

Mental Health

You need to get inside the mind of a climate change denier if you want to change it

It has never been more important to figure out how to have constructive conversations with climate change deniers.<p>Whether the current global climate change was caused by the actions of humans should no longer be a topic of debate. In 2013, a survey undertaken of over 4,000 academic papers published …

Psychology

Getting a puppy saved me from depression

Yesterday morning as I stepped out to take the dog for a walk, I was in a mood as foul as the weather. Traipsing round the field down the road in blinding rain while my six-month-old puppy Zorro mud-wrestled with a lurcher named Weasel was not my idea of a good start to the day.<p>But half an hour …

Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …

Entertainment

This Map Shows What the World Actually Looks Like

The version you're used to seeing completely warps the continents' sizes<p>The Japan Institute for Design Promotion has awarded its prestigious Good Design Award to a map that completely changes our perception of the world. Given that the planet is a sphere, representing it in a two-dimensional …

New IKEA Hacks That Will Change Your Life

When we need furniture, and we need it fast, there's no better place to go than IKEA. Its flat-pack system guarantees you can grab and go with …

The Simple Life: Cool, graphic illustrations that celebrate mid-century design

For his series The Simple Life, American illustrator Jeremy Booth created a range of illustrations based on the design and culture of the …