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Peek Inside This Minimal Eco-Friendly House In Hawaii

More and more, people are choosing to live, build and decorate by the mantra "less is more." One of the more recent and coolest examples of …

Extracted

Half-full or half-empty? Cultivating a positive mind

While largely thinking optimistically and being focused on the most positive explanation of events, sometimes it is helpful to think …

Happiness

How a Fortune Cookie’s simple wisdom led to my Happiness Contract.

<b>My latest fortune cookie was full of simple wisdom: “Don’t pursue happiness, create it.”</b><p>It’s only the second time I’ve ever saved a fortune—and the …

Happiness

3 Secrets of People Who Always Crush Their Personal Goals

Motivation leads to disappointment; systems lead to success.<p><i>What are some life-changing hacks? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Brenton Weyi on Quora:</b><p>We live in a dizzying world …

Will Power

Metaphors can change our opinions in ways we don’t even realize

What has the ability to influence your opinions, in some cases, even more than your own political party? A metaphor, as it turns out.<p>When we think about metaphor, we might think about how we typically learn about metaphor in school: as a poetic device or a rhetorical flourish. But, metaphors are …

Psychology

Astonishing Sculpture by David Moreno

The Spanish sculptor <b>David Moreno</b> has created works representing buildings using hundreds of steel rods and ropes. There are also doors and stairs. …

Sculpture

A Shipping Container Prefab Lab Is Built in Only 4 Hours

A two-story, shipping container prefab offers a speedy solution to shortages of space on campus.<p>Installed on site in half a day, the pre-finished and retrofitted shipping containers were assembled in as little as four hours, and were fully operational and occupied several days later.<p>Following …

Prefab Homes

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

Graphic Design

Here's How This Tiny Cabin Functions Completely Off the Grid — Dwell

In the modern world, there are a lot of things we take for granted—like electrical and plumbing systems. You turn the tap, water comes out. You flip …

Columbia University

6 Proven Ways to Recover From Stress

Stress, whether large and small, is a fact of life. At one point or another, we may face financial stress, the stresses of aging (our own or our …

Mindfulness

A Stanford professor explains how 'design thinking' can help you lose weight, stop worrying, and change your life

Shutterstock<p><b>Bernard Roth is a professor of engineering at Stanford and the author of "The Achievement Habit."</b>• <b><br>In the book, he explains how design</b> …

Design

8 Tips for Dealing With Someone You Can't Stand

Source: Antonio Guillem/Shutterstock<p>Everyone's life involves interactions with a wide spectrum of people, from our favorite, most adored loved ones …

Self-help

How To Practice Self-Care At Work By Allowing Yourself To Do These 7 Little Things

You know you've been there: the work week that refuses to quit. Sometimes, when you're coming up on the end of the week, it can feel like you and …

Curries

How To Organize Your Life, Based On Your Myers-Briggs Type

It's no secret that some people are naturally organized while other people — like me — struggle to even open their mail. If you don't have that whole …

Myers-Briggs

Wearable Art: New Modern Jewelry from Adorn Milk

It has been a busy few months over on Adorn Milk… we survived the holidays and have added a ton of new work by modern jewelry designers from all over …

25 Best Motivational Quotes From Stephen Hawking

The late physicist overcame huge obstacles to become the world's most beloved scientist.<p>Best-selling author, award-winning physicist, and beloved <i>Star Trek</i> guest star Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. Prolific as both a writer and public figure, the late scientist made numerous wry remarks …

Star Trek

The Wallet that’s Inspired by Architecture

UPDATE: less than 72 hours left, grab yours now!<p>The beauty of art and design is their ability to inspire and spawn new creations born from old, like …

A Compact 33 m² Multifunctional Flat in Moscow by Studio Bazi

Studio Bazi cleverly packed this 33-square-meter (approx. 355-square-foot) flat full of storage and function making it feel much larger. Located in a …

10 Things Organized People Do Every Day

Being organized isn't just about going through your paper piles once in a while. It's not just about doing the spring cleaning thing once a year …

A Happiness Experiment: Can You Make Every Day Feel Like Saturday?

We’re happiest on Saturdays at 7:26pm—at least that’s what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26pm seems strange, there have been …

18 Things Highly Creative People Do Differently

This list has been expanded into the new book, "Wired to Create: Unravelling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind," by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman.<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but …

"Negativity bias" is what's keeping you unhappy

Condition your mind to think positively, appreciate the small stuff and focus on wellness.<p>March should be called the Grumpy Month. Most of us are …

Don’t Be Fooled by Smoke and Mirrors: 12 Traits of Truly Authentic People

Let me paint a picture for you. The average member of today’s society has become immersed in technology, navigating life behind the confines of …

You Can Create a 6-Figure Business With These 8 Simple Steps

One of the most important things for entrepreneurs to figure out once they start a business is how to make money. Not just a few hundreds every now and then, but a six-figure revenue consistently.<p>I recently spoke to Jenn Scalia who’s been able to do just that. She’s an online visibility coach and …

Marketing

Calling All Negative Nancys: Here's How to Be More Positive About Everything

The world is currently experiencing a positivity shortage. I'm certain of it. We've never been moanier, angrier, or less kind to everyone around us …

This simple technique can help you to take in more of what you read

Whether it's Facebook content, Bill Gates's favorite book, or the latest critical business report, most of us enjoy reading or have to do quite a bit of it through the day. But in the rush to do everything in less time, you might be missing a crazily simple way to commit more content to memory:<p>Just …

Bill Gates

The Science Behind Mindfulness and Gratitude and How It Leads to Workplace Success

Mindfulness is all the rage right now and companies including <b>Google</b>, <b>Apple</b>, <b>Facebook</b>, <b>Nike</b>, and <b>Goldman Sachs</b> are all jumping on board. Mindfulness, the …

Taming Destructive Emotions

<b>In your new book, Destructive Emotions, you write that “recognizing and transforming destructive emotions is the heart of spiritual practice.” Can</b> …

Asking yourself this one question can help you lead a fulfilling life

We’re often told to live everyday like it’s our last. I think that’s bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it miserable is through shortsightedness. That said, I do think we can build on the idea.<p>When I’m unsure about how to move forward, I like to ask myself a …

Self-improvement

A Custom Wall Unit In This Small Apartment Makes It Possible To Have Two Bedrooms

When llabb, a studio of young Italian architects, were approached to design the interior of a small apartment in Liguria, Italy, they thought outside …

Living Rooms