Stefan Schmidt

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Welcome to the app-i-fication of friendship

Millennials increasingly feel isolated and alone. Can the internet help solve a problem it created?<p>Megan, a 37-year-old copywriter in Washington, …

Relationships

How to Slow a Fast Heart Rate

Your body possess a complex, sophisticated system that controls your heart rate from moment to moment. Various nerves throughout your body …

Heart Rates

Addiction Rehab Is Broken. Can Technology Fix It?

My dad’s company had season tickets to the White Sox. On muggy Midwest summer days we’d go as a family—always sitting in the same seats, 25 rows …

Drug Addiction

Modscape Added A Modern Extension With A Mezzanine Bedroom To A Brick House In Australia

Australian modular design and prefabrication company Modscape, have added a modern extension to an old brick house that sits on a corner lot in …

An Artist-Architect Breathes New Life Into a Brooklyn Row House

Brooklyn-born and -raised Shane Neufeld is an artist who happens to be an architect; he earned his graduate degree from the Yale School of …

Architecture

13 Signs of High Emotional Intelligence

Wonder what emotional intelligence looks like in everyday life? Here are 13 examples.<p>In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea--that our ability to understand and manage …

Emotional Intelligence

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

Top 10

Reduce Your Tension with Progressive Muscle Relaxation in Just 5 Minutes

Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) is a relaxing and effective technique for reducing overall body tension. This simple technique involves tensing …

No one is teaching kids how to spot fake news

Media literacy programs in schools are so outdated, they’re backwards.<p>In the fifteen months since Donald Trump was elected president of the United …

Gallery of House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez - 37

Image 37 of 81 from gallery of House in Formentera Island / Marià Castelló Martínez. Courtesy of Marià Castelló Martínez

Two of Us | GASPARBONTA

Interior Design:<p>GASPARBONTA I www.gasparbonta.com,<p>Lead designer: Gaspar Bonta<p>Assistant designer: Orsolya Lőrincz<p>Photography:<p>Bálint Jaksa I …

Dreamy cabin is the perfect lakeside escape for large families

Montreal-based YH2 Architecture has given the traditional lakeside cottage a modern refresh in Window on the Lake, a minimalist timber cabin that …

Studio Saxe’s steel-framed villas provide fabulous view towards the untouched nature of Costa Rica

Costa Rica-based architecture firm Studio Saxe has completed a pair of villas in the rainforest of Santa Teresa, Costa Rica, reflecting themselves as …

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

A Gabled Corridor Runs Through This Playful South Korean Home

Flipping the norm, the negative space of this entryway takes the shape of a traditional gabled house.<p>In the South Korean city of Ulsan, Rieuldorang Atelier reversed the norm by designing a cubist residence with a gabled cut-out in the form of a wide corridor traversing the building.<p>The …

Architecture

Rivard House / L’Abri

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In the heart of the Plateau Mont-Royal neighbourhood in Montreal lies a typical duplex from the 1900s …

Brutalist Wallpaper for Your Concrete Jungle Apartment

Cracked Concrete Textures | © Murals Wallpaper<p>Between Frank Lloyd Wright’s Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum to Columbia University’s <b></b>Jerome Greene Hall …

Almost Half of Retirees Spend More Than Expected on 2 Common Expenses

Make sure your planning prevents sticker shock in these major spending categories.<p>Let's face it: Planning for retirement is hard. There's no way to …

Skyscrapers

House in Hong Kong / Millimeter Interior Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Situated in the suburban district of Hong Kong, this 4,600 square-feet house is a light, tranquil, yet …

Your Kids Are Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs. Here's How to Prepare Them for It | Inc.com

My twin daughters set up their first lemonade stand when they were eight-years-old. It was well-staged with artful signage, colorful tablecloths, and a four-foot teddy bear in a rocking chair. With such an eye-catching display, sales were outstanding--but only for two days. On the third day, …

Entrepreneurship

Award-winning Niagara Falls teacher learns from parents during house calls

NIAGARA FALLS – Hyde Park Elementary School second-grade teacher David S. Glahe goes the extra mile for his students.<p>Literally.<p>Before the first day …

5 Smart Ways to Use a Bullet Journal for Meal Planning

I'm new to Bullet Journaling. This methodology, developed by Ryder Carroll, keeps all your thoughts, aspirations, and to-dos in one, easy-to find …

Personal Finance

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year | Inc.com

Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're looking for a way to become financially …

Personal Finance

Industrial Remodelation at Villaperez / Padilla Nicás Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Villapérez Wastewater Treatment Plant, northeast of the city of Oviedo occupies a huge extension, about …

Concrete

Could this robot snuggle buddy revolutionize your shut-eye routine?

Spooning a robot while dozing to sleep may sound like something straight out of a sci-fi movie, but there’s one in particular that could actually …

Sleep

Perfectionism on the rise among millennials, but to what effect?

Millennials may be the most perfectionist generation yet, a new study shows, but their drive to achieve success and remain on the peak may pose …

Psychology

The easy way to save money: 6 powerful secrets from research

We’d all like to have more money. (That stuff is really useful, ain’t it?)<p>Being worried about makin’ the bacon can end your marriage, skyrocket your …

Personal Finance

Jungalow House / Neogenesis+Studi0261

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The project aims at creating an economically modest built form for an agriculturist and his family. …

Architecture

Eight powerful ways to mold children into leaders

We all want our children to become leaders.<p>Whether they spend the bulk of their days in the mailroom or the corner office, we want our children to …

Self-improvement