Susan Wofford

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The Best Podcasts to Listen to Now, According to 9 It Girls

If there’s any takeaway from the continuous rise of podcast culture, it’s the enduring appeal of the human voice. Sure, we date via swipe and shop with a click, but nothing can compete with the simple pleasure of a great story. But with hundreds of thousands of titles on offer, it can be …

Book-Inspired Fashion: The Little Black Book of Style

78<p>SHARES<p><i>Fashion inspiration can be found anywhere, and books are incredible sources for style innovation.</i> <b>Book-Inspired Fashion</b> <i>explores these treasure</i> …

The 8 Coolest Under-The-Radar Retailers You Should Know About

And shop online at<p>When we’re looking for something fresh and new, and in some cases, totally weird, the internet is here to help us find it. Whether it’s our wardrobe, makeup drawer, or home that needs a bit of a pick-me-up, nothing is more satisfying than discovering a new online shop filled to …

8 best foundations for pale skin

It’s difficult being “pale and interesting”: fake tan has a decidedly Tango effect; any minor variation in a lipstick or eyeshadow shade suddenly …

Makeup

Establishing House Rules for Teenagers

Parenting a teenager requires a delicate balance between giving her enough guidance to ensure she's making making healthy choices and giving her …

6 Budget-Friendly Ways to Decorate Your Home For Summer

If your home doesn’t feel quite right for summer, it’s time to do some re-decorating. It sounds expensive, but there are little things that you can …

Why You Don’t Need To Travel Far To Turn Your Life Around

You're reading Why You Don’t Need To Travel Far To Turn Your Life Around, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

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5 Books to Read if You Get Caught in a Travel Delay

You'll have better things to do than curse the TSA.<p>You've packed your bags, watered the plants (wait...did you water the plants?), and set your out-of-office email. It's holiday time! What are you waiting for? Oh, that's right. The plane is late! Your ride is stuck in traffic! The train had to halt …

The grown-up Instagram style stars you need to know

Ten years ago, all it took for a fashion brand to see sales rocket was to get its clothes worn by a supermodel or an A-list actress. Although we’ll probably never tire of wondering whether we can pull off Kate Moss’s skinny jeans or Gwyneth Paltrow’s jumpsuit, these days the people really inspiring …

Five of the best meditation apps

Boost your mindfulness and try to rise above digital distractions with these apps to carve out time for peaceful reflection<p>The first rule of mindfulness might be to switch your smartphone off. From checking emails at bedtime to constant, needy push notifications from mobile games, our phones can …

Apps

What a Chess Grandmaster Can Teach You About Solving Problems

Have a complex problem? International chess grandmaster Maurice Ashley suggests trying this.<p>How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to …

12 Habits Of Genuine People

There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58% of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more annually than …

Emotional Intelligence

Cutting Calories? Here Are 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger On a Daily Basis

The biggest lie told by weight-loss gurus: You can cut calories without feeling hungry. You can’t. Here’s how to deal with it<p>The 1,200-mile drive from Cascade County, Montana, to Orange County, California, takes you past some of the more extraordinary landscapes in America—Yellowstone at one end, …

9 Apps to Help You Ace Those Finals

It’s hard to believe that only a few short months ago, we were bingeing back-to-school beauty hacks on Youtube and tweaking our on-campus looks for the year. But with half of April already behind us, the wonderful days of perfectly braided buns and deliberate preppy girl style have quickly given …

10 Shows and Movies You NEED to Stream This Weekend

Sometimes when you log on to Netflix there is absolutely nothing to watch. This is <i>not</i> one of those times. Almost every streaming service is having a resurgence this weekend — no matter which you’re subscribed to, there’s probably a premiere happening. So, we’ve got 10 of the best shows and movies …

Entertainment

'Be Here Now' is a moving look at actor Andy Whitfield's cancer battle

It might sound like the title of a schmaltzy TV movie, but "Be Here Now (The Andy Whitfield Story)" is an extraordinarily moving, deeply personal, filmed diary of late "Spartacus" star Andy Whitfield's battle with cancer.<p>The Welsh actor had been in remission from early stage non-Hodgkin lymphoma, …

The Simple Pleasure of Everyday, 5-Ingredient Italian Bread

My grandfather Nonno Corrado's bread is simple: simple to make, simple to eat (with anything really.) It's five ingredients and hardly any work. And he taught it to me, so when I make it, I get to think about him.<p>A mischievous and headstrong kid, he grew up in a small town called Oliveto, in the …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

10 books that will change the way you live your life

Whether the focus is getting out of bed as soon as the alarm goes off, getting a creative project off the ground, kicking procrastination forever, or figuring out — hallelujah! — what to do for a career, we're all works in progress.<p>But finding the path that'll get us there is a torturous, tender, …

Books

Ta-Nehisi Coates On The Fight Over 'Nina Simone's Face'

Lots of people are fuming about <i>Nina</i>, an upcoming biopic about legendary singer Nina Simone. According to its critics, the filmmakers butcher important parts of Simone's biography (in part, by attributing much of her success to the men in her life), but that their larger sin was casting actress Zoe …

7 Types of Fruit Trees You Can Grow in Your Living Room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're looking for an indoor plant that's both decorative <i>and</i> edible, look to the world of fruit trees! <b>While many grow to be enormous in the wild and are native</b> …

Articles about 6-modern-bookshelf-ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by...<p>Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.<p>The bathroom vanity is …

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10 Decadent Stuffed Potato Recipes

A baked potato is good, but a stuffed potato is so much better.<p>Stuffed potatoes are fluffier, they're usually cheesier, and they're more flavorful …

Most Anticipated: The Great 2016 Book Preview

We think it’s safe to say last year was a big year for the book world. In addition to new titles by <b>Harper Lee</b>, <b>Jonathan Franzen</b>, and <b>Lauren Groff</b>, we …

Books

4 Korean Skin Care Products You Need to Achieve Perfect Porcelain Skin

It's no small secret that Koreans are at the forefront of the beauty game—especially when it comes to skin care. And getting our hands on their …

8 Lip Products That Are Perfect If You Hate Wearing Lipstick

Believe it or not, there are many of us out there who just plain hate wearing lipstick. From chalky formulas, having to reapply it throughout the …

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Books

6 Supercharged Under-Eye Concealers That Correct While They Camouflage

In the era of multitasking products, cover-up is making great strides. Able to disguise weary gazes while moisturizing and smoothing fine lines, the latest under-eye concealers marry coverage with next-level skincare ingredients. BareMinerals's Complete Coverage Serum Concealer provides what the …