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DIY - Summer Outdoor Sofa - Quiet Corner

Modern style meets DIY cool in this sturdy cedar outdoor sofa! With just some 2×4 boards, you could be seating in style this summer!<p><b>Cut Your …

A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road.<p>Brought to you by<p>When you buy your first house, …

Do You Want to Be Happy? Stop Chasing Happiness

Alan Watts taught that the desire for security and the feeling of insecurity are one in the same -- that "to hold your breath is to lose your breath." Traditional Zen Buddhism would agree: to desire fulfillment is to not have fulfillment, happiness is not something you seek, but that which you …

Give Zero F**ks: How to Care Less About What Other People Think

It took me a <i>lot</i> of practice to be the kind of woman that gives zero f*cks and actively care less about what other people think, because I misunderstood what the 'give zero f*cks' mindset is all about. The misconception about women who give zero f*cks is that they have no priorities or passions.<p>In …

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Why You Should Have More Empathy

Sensitivity to other people’s emotions helps relationships; you can learn to be better at it<p>I had a tough day recently. The computer crashed, the water bill was sky-high, and I got stuck in traffic, making me an hour late for dinner with my parents. Outside the restaurant, the parking meter spit …

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Freedom After Domestic Abuse- 5 Ways to Step Out of the Darkness

Freedom is the absence of coercion or constraint in choice or action.<p>I believe freedom is the ultimate desired feeling. We all crave to be able to do what we want, how we want, when we want. But for survivors of domestic abuse, it is difficult to actually feel true freedom even after we've left the …

How to become a millionaire by retirement

Almost anyone can become a millionaire if they make a commitment to save early in their career and stick with it over several decades.<p>Savvy investors will be helped along by employer contributions and tax breaks and will skillfully avoid high fees that reduce investment returns.<p>Here's how to save …

10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

18 Free (Or Almost Free) Things You Can Do To Spread Happiness

<i>This article was originally published on BetterAfter50.com.</i><p>"Help me out," I told my friend as we walked through the woods. I did not need a hand over the roots sticking out from the muddy path. I did not need a sip of her water. I needed <i>mind</i> help... I am still suffering from a little chemo …

10 simple behavior patterns of the most successful people

I spent a good part of last year interviewing the most successful people I know. These were ordinary people who've achieved extraordinary success. I eventually turned those interviews into a book.<p>What I discovered is that these people are just like you. They work at their craft. They push to …