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7 ways to stop being 'busy' and actually start being productive

As entrepreneurs, we often have periods when we are frenetically trying to balance a million work-related things at once, but it is neither effective nor sustainable to operate that way.<p>At the end of the day, we feel burnt out, utterly exhausted and unfulfilled in other areas of our lives.<p>To help …

Time Management

3 Exercises You Need To Do To Counteract Sitting All Day

Sitting all day could be killing you. Take back your life with these three simple foam rolling exercises that will help relieve you of pain.

My life has not been the same since I started using this amazing meditation app

Like many stressed out New Yorkers, I'm on a desperate and ongoing quest to silence the voice in my head.<p>It has a lot to say.<p>I need to work harder, I …

10 Creative Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

<i>Kelli Kaufer, Houzz Contributor</i><p>Not a fan of white subway tile? Don’t fret. Look to custom and DIY options for creative backsplashes that are only limited by your imagination and budget. Of course, you’ll want to take into consideration your cooking habits, too. Those who fancy themselves amateur …

The best place to meditate? At work.

Have you read the latest study about meditation? Probably not, because even as you read this sentence another has likely come out. There is a steady stream of new research and news stories about the benefits of meditation and other mindful breathing practices. As they report, meditation boosts …

Get Out of Your Own Light: Aldous Huxley on Who We Are, the Trap of Language, and the Necessity of Mind-Body Education

“In all the activities of life, from the simplest physical activities to the highest intellectual and spiritual activities, our whole effort must be to get out of our own light.”<p><b>Aldous Huxley</b> endures as one of the most visionary and unusual minds of the twentieth century — a man of strong …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

Pot study in California covers tax, stoned drivers, Big Tobacco

Even if California voters legalize cannabis in 2016, it will take “many years” of patience to figure out how to tax and regulate a multibillion-dollar industry that’s forever been largely underground.<p>That’s the cautionary conclusion of a thorough examination of what it will take to legalize …

Marijuana Growers Hit A Snag: Toxic Pesticides

Farmers who grow marijuana for Colorado's legal market are running into problems as they try to control mildew and pests. Because of the plant's illegal status at the federal level, a main source of agricultural guidance isn't available to pot farmers.<p>Attempts to regulate marijuana production often …

7 Cool Pieces of Furniture You Can Easily Make With Shipping Pallets

<i>By: Joe McGauley</i><p><i>Main Photo Credit: PalletDesigns.com</i><p>It may be tough to see the value in a junkyard full of old wooden shipping pallets, but it turns out they're basically furniture factories in disguise. So, next time you see a seemingly useless stack piled up, save yourself some money and consider …

How to Get Stronger Legs

I do not want to gain muscle, but I want stronger, leaner legs. I also want strong arms and shoulders without the muscle mass. What should I do?<p>How …

Lil Wayne Nearly Pulls Off A Cool Skating Trick At Paul Rodriguez’ Skate Park In Los Angeles

On July 20th, <b>Lil Wayne</b> hit up Paul Rodriguez’ private skate park in Los Angeles, California for a late-night skateboarding session with <b>Devine …

Buzzkill Scott Walker Would Go After States That Legalized Marijuana Until Federal Law Is Changed

"You don't just get to pick and choose what laws you enforce."<p>Speaking on KTRS 550 radio on Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said he would enforce federal laws that ban the sale and use of marijuana in states were it has been legalized.<p>Walker said that he …

Marijuana industry faces new threat – bugs and pesticides

Mould, insects and how to treat them poses new challenge to burgeoning industry<p>Conventional pesticides used to protect crops could pose a health threat if used to safeguard cannabis crops, experts have warned.<p>Part of the problem is the gradual industrialisation of cannabis cultivation. When it was …

50 Modern Wall Art Ideas for a Moment of Creativity

What defines ‘art’ is a question that comes up with a wide range of answers, and almost no two people in the world ever entirely agree on the same …

Seniors Are Seeking Out States Where Marijuana is Legal

The top moving destination in 2014 was Oregon, which voted to legalize marijuana last November.<p>When choosing retirement locales, a few factors pop to …

5 Sneaky Ways to Squeeze in Fitness

It was 6 a.m. and I was talking myself into getting on the treadmill. I wish I could say I LOVED morning workouts; let's just say I'd prefer a cappuccino (or my pillow) at that hour. But sometimes the only way to fit in a workout is to, well... fit it in. Which is how I found myself pressing the …

Stary Board cuts the weight to become the “world’s lightest” electric vehicle

Using your own muscles to propel a bike or skateboard is so played out in 2015. We’ve seen the lightest e-bike on the road and now a group of inventors is showing off “the world lightest” electric vehicle of any kind on Kickstarter.<p>The Stary Board is enjoying massive success after a few weeks, …

The 50 Best Tips to Get Your Home Super Organized

Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.<p>Your mess is simply no match for these helpful solutions.

Wall Art

Thich Nhat Hanh: The Power Of Walking Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness – the art of focusing your attention to the present moment - is a way to develop peace and happiness in our lives according to Thich Nhat …

9 Super Simple DIYs You Need To Try This Month

A roundup of great DIY questions we've answered in recent editions of the BuzzFeed DIY newsletter.

Texas-based EzGro Garden allows anyone, anywhere to grow crops vertically

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This DIY Rustic Window Frame Chalkboard Is The Perfect Upcycle For Your Home

Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.<p>I am always looking to try new …

‘The borders are densely planted and although the overall size is small, there is an illusion of space and I manage to get lost in it’<p>I used to look out of my kitchen window in winter on to a muddy grass patch. I was recovering from a bout of agoraphobia and realised I had to change the view. The …

Landscaping

12 Genius Gardening Tricks to Try This Spring

Life is all about happiness and improvement, isn’t it? That’s probably why we all can’t help but love a good hack: The best among them take something …

Gardening