Stephanie Franklin

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12 Daily Reminders We Need to Read Every Morning for the Rest of the Year

<i>Where you ultimately end up this year is dependent on your daily attitude and response.</i>This morning one of our course students, Monica—a recovering …

The One Question We Should All Ask Ourselves at the End of the Day | Heleo

“We are not at our best all the time. That’s actually something useful that you can take advantage of. Because we’re not at our best at all times, we …

How Knitting Can Heal Our Hearts

We already know that knitting can increase our happiness during the best of times, but it can also help us heal during grief, depression and other …

Knitting

Subway rider's knitty hobby takes fellow straphangers for a loop

<i>It's rare to see someone knitting on the subway. It's positively head-turning when the knitting is being done a 42-year-old man with tattoos. NY1's</i> …

Productivity Tips for People Who Hate Productivity Tips

“Traditional approaches to staying focused don’t work for me.” “I know what I should do to be more productive, but I just don’t do it.” I hear sentences like these repeatedly from coaching clients. Many have read articles and books — and have even been trained in productivity methods — but still …

Productivity

Want to be more mindful and organized? A bullet journal may be the answer

Bullet journaling helps you track the past, organize the present and plan for the future.<p>Brooklyn-based product designer Ryder Carroll finds regular planners too inflexible to track his endless to-do’s. That’s why he created the “bullet journal” — a note taking methodology that combines …

Productivity

Why People Are Knitting Purple Hats To Help Mothers Keep Their Crying Babies Safe

Understand the Period of Purple Crying.<p>The leading cause of physical child abuse in the United States is Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS) or Abusive Head …

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

18 Hard Things to Do If You Want to Be a Successful Leader

Everyone can rise above their circumstances and achieve success if they are dedicated about what they do.<p>Nobody ever said that being a leader would be easy. If you've taken more than a couple of steps down the path, you know that leadership comes with challenges and complications at every …

Ikigai: Why you need to try the Japanese secret to a long and happy life

<b>If you tried the Danish concept of hygge last year, embracing the joy of cosiness, then it's time to turn your attention to a new lifestyle principle</b> …

Fierce Little Dragon Crochet pattern by Lucy Collin | Crochet Patterns

This cute little dragon will happily guard your treasure for you! The pattern is written using US crochet terms, and the list of abbreviations …

Quilted Accordion Pouch for Jewelry, Lingerie & More

<b></b> <b></b>This unique expandable pouch is based on a vintage silk stockings holder. Yep! But, since most of us are a little low on silk stockings we need to …

Sewing

Which Knitting Side Hustle is Right For You?

There’s a term I’ve been seeing on social media a lot lately: SIDE HUSTLE. I find it rather annoying, with its vapidly hip informality. The phrase is …

Knitting Short Rows: The Japanese Method

What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an …

Knitting Short Rows: The Twin-Stitch Method

What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an …

Why Knitting Is The New Yoga

This post first appeared on Glitter Guide.Our features editor describes how she's found relaxation through knitting…The post Why Knitting Is The New …

Knitting

A “Fearless” Hat: How Taylor Swift Inspired Us to Make!

After an exciting week, we were inspired to make a "Fearless" hat (and now you can make one, too!).

A happiness expert says changing your life for the better starts with an uncomfortable question

If you're trying to craft a more fulfilling existence, you're going to have to get a little more specific — and subtle — with your introspection.<p>On an episode of Blinkist's Simplify podcast, host Caitlin Schiller spoke with happiness expert and bestselling author Gretchen Rubin about some tricks …

Happiness

How ‘Badass’ author Jen Sincero went from living in a garage to being rich

If you were to ask Jen Sincero what kept her in a low-wage, low-happiness funk for decades of her adult life, stuck in “the fetal position of …

8 Bits of Life Wisdom From Beauty Guru Michelle Phan

“In Vietnamese, <i>em</i> is a term of affection meaning ‘little sister,’ ‘girlfriend’ or ‘sweetheart.’<p>“I don’t want to give any expectations. When I …

Why Enthusiasm Is a Powerful Tool for Success

In 1934 when Coach Wooden began building his Pyramid of Success, he chose Enthusiasm as the second cornerstone. Although many other blocks were moved …

Why Highly Productive People Use 'Time Blocking'

Would you like to learn the secret to becoming insanely productive?<p>Productivity and organization go hand-in-hand. When we get busy or face times of stress, it’s easy to let things slide. And before you know it, your desk and habits are in disarray. “Time blocking” is a method that just might help …

Time Management

Want Your Kids To Become More Mindful? You Should Reward Them In This Way.

The road to happiness is not paved with money. Here's how to teach your children to be more mindful and less self-centered...

Alleviate Anxiety With This Do-Anywhere Grounding Exercise

Mindfulness and meditation are well-known ways to combat anxiety and stress, but they can be hard to fit into a busy schedule. If you need a quick …

You Need to Give Up These Toxic Habits If You Want to Be Exceptionally Successful

<b>These common habits are standing in the way of your ultimate success.</b><p>The internet is chock full of daily habits that will help your routine (I’ve …

The 1 Question That Gets Every Single Millennial in Trouble

How ironic.<p>In the past two weeks, I have seen Simon Sinek's viral video explaining all-that-is-wrong-with-Millennials in my Facebook feed an unnecessary number of times. And it has been interesting seeing my peers, fellow Millennials, agree and disagree, feel understood and feel misunderstood. …

Kid-Friendly Meditation Videos Help Little Ones Settle Down Before Bed

My kids are balls of pure energy who are offended by the very thought of bedtime. But meditation videos like this one actually keep their interest …

5 mental tricks to help you manage stress and be more 'mindful' in 2017

If there's one thing that 2016 has taught many of us, it's that it helps to have a way to calm our minds and quiet our hearts. Just how do you do that? Try "mindfulness."<p>That, essentially, means being more attuned to what's going on around you and inside of you. "Mindfulness is an open-hearted way …

RefresHER: How To Be More Mindful In The New Year

You deserve it<p>After this year, you deserve to take some time for yourself: have a spa day, elevate your skincare routine into a ritual, meditate. The latter could very well be the secret to a year of magical thinking and, more importantly, doing. "Mindfulness practice isn't just meant for …

5-minute morning routines that can make your whole day better

You don't have to add three leisurely hours to your morning routine to be happy or productive.<p>In fact, plenty of the habits that can help you start your day take <i>five minutes or less</i>.<p>Several of those habits are listed under the Quora thread, "What can I do in 5 minutes in the morning to make my …

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