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How to Cope with Little or No Bedroom Storage

If your bedroom storage situation is such that you laugh-cry every time a person on "House Hunters" (or any given home show) sashays through a …

10 Easy Pieces: Japanese-Style Fences and Screens

The calming simplicity of a Japanese-style fence, with its emphasis on natural materials and minimal distractions, creates a serene backdrop of …

Landscaping

An afternoon nap could be the key to improved cognitive function as we age, study suggests

Research suggests that an hour long nap after lunch could help boost memory in older adults<p>As we age, our <b>cognitive functioning</b> gradually declines, …

The Brain

Why You Shouldn't Set Goals For Success

Share & Inspire Others!<p>The Challenge: Most people don’t achieve the goals they set for themselves. <b><br>The Science:</b> Research has shown that setting overly …

Welcome to Fit Nutrition and Health

Runners, cyclists, swimmers, wrestlers, boxers, bodybuilders -- they are all athletes. Athletes seem to operate at a level higher than us, mere …

You Can't Always Trust Your Own Thoughts, And This Terrifying Chart Shows Why

Here’s the newest guide for learning about cognitive biases and debugging your brain.<p>The human brain has been sculpted over the course of millions of years of evolution, so you’d think it’s been debugged pretty well.<p>But it’s still left with so many mental glitches.<p>Just take a look at this …

Critical Thinking

How to Deepen Your Meditation Practice with the Seven Spiritual Laws

Meditation is one of the most reliable tools to manage stress, improve relationships, fulfill your desires, and connect with your Spirit. Although …

Spirituality

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 …

How to Make a Wooden Tape Measure, Lose Your Cool and Smash Stuff in the Shop, Build a Conference Table and More

Wooden-Strip Conference Table<p>This week Jimmy DiResta travels back in time, showing us the build of a conference table he did several years ago. …

Organize Your Life: 8 Tips to Scanning Personal Documents

Maybe I’m fanatical, but I scan every document I want to keep. Bank statements, invoices, receipts, tax paperwork, you name it. In fact, I was doing this even before desktop scanners were available to the masses — faxing documents to my email address. I realized one day that fax machines did …

Babysitting

DIY Tutorials Archives - Page 3 of 6 - Quiet Corner

The project is nothing to get stressed about. In a mere weekend, you can fountain-ize most any leftover garden ornament, turning it […]<p>1 year …

Wall Art

10 Favorites: White Bathrooms from the Remodelista Designer Directory

Here are 10 favorite bathrooms from members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory—some modern, some in cottage style, all demonstrating the …

Manhattan

The Four Keys To A Productive Workday

By Elana Lyn GrossI recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world domination. Er, I mean, early morning productivity.I made …

Time Management

10 Daily Habits That Blast Belly Fat

“The Big Apple” is a nickname for New York City, but it might as well refer to the entire country. Because Americans, research suggests, are getting …

Research Says Women Need More Sleep Than Men

When it comes to who deserves a lie in, women win. But it’s not only because they’re more deserving — science says that women need more sleep than …

Research

Beating author procrastination by Lary Crews

It's official. The National Association of United Writers from Facebook (or the NAUWFF) has decided there is no such thing as Writer's Block. It's …

Forge Your Own Knife From a Railroad Spike

Start blacksmithing in your garage and build your own forge for making projects like this railroad spike knife.<p>Blacksmithing can be done from home if you have the right setup and tools. The first thing you need is a forge to heat steel, and even that you can DIY.<p>YouTuber RetroWeld starts his …

I Meditated For 365 Days Straight. Here's What Happened

I started meditating on a whim. One of those #100daychallenges caught my eye, and since I had been a longtime sufferer of anxiety and overanalyzing …

Meditation

Home renovation predictions for 2016

Stay put and add value to your property with our predictions as to what will be popular for 2016

Home Improvement

Here's the Only Home Renovation List You'll Need

Check out this everything-and-the-kitchen-sink guide to nailing that next project.<p>Before you hammer away at your home improvement to-do list, check out this to-the-letter guide to nailing that next project.

The gloomiest color on the spectrum is now the hottest for your home

If you ask a thousand people to name their favorite color, you might get one that would say gray.<p>But look at any lifestyle or shelter magazine and you’ll see that gray is hot and seemingly here to stay.<p>Though white remains the best selling color for most categories of home furnishings, gray is …

Interior Design

Bold Built-Ins: 10 Times Shelving Was Made Better By Paint

Oh, the built-in bookshelf. I knew few people whose dream home doesn't include a wall of bespoke shelves on which to store books and display art. And …

Storage Ideas