Tim Pedersen

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Why You Should Meditate Your Way to Better Decisions

A new academic paper finds that meditation can help you choose a course of action unfettered by biases.<p>Imagine you could make a great decision just by closing your eyes, clearing your head, and focusing on your breathing.<p>If the notion sounds appealing, it's worth trying it out. A new paper by …

A Bazillionaire's Guide to Stress Relief

I'd like to start by making a confession: It's never been easy being me.<p>Managing billions of dollars of other people's money, and countless millions …

Wall Street Brokers Are Meditating–Here’s Why You Should Too

Whether you work on Wall Street or are building a startup, here’s why it might be time for you to cross your legs and start chanting “OM.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>Buddhist monks and Lululemon-clad yogis use it …

My Backyard Projects

5 Backyard Entertaining Ideas We Love!

Tis the season, y’all! The season of backyard entertaining! No matter what size backyard you have (mine is not huge) or even if you don’t HAVE a …

HOUSE TOUR: A Dream Lakehouse

When Glenn and Susan Lowry build a new house as part of a lakeside family compound in Canada, they add a jolt of contemporary design energybut the vibe remains as sporty and laid-back as ever<p>When Glenn and Susan Lowry build a new house as part of a lakeside family compound in Canada, they add a …

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Tag: Bedrooms

A Garage Converted into a Compact Guest Cottage, Courtesy of Mark Lewis<p>by Margot Guralnick<p>The Perfect English Townhouse, Courtesy of a UK Design …

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Allergy-Proof Your Entire Home In 10 Easy Steps

For those that are allergic, every day is a challenge and not even their home is completely safe. It’s why you have to be constantly careful and to …

How to Organize a Closet

It’s a running joke that every impeccably designed home has at least one closet door that remains closed at all costs! Do you have a closet that’s …

Space Saving Book Shelves and Reading Rooms

What to do with that extra room you have lying around? Now that your kids (if you have any) have grown up, there really isn’t any need for a play …

10 Considerations for the Bedroom Addition of Your Dreams

One of the most common home additions is a new master bedroom. Whether you bought an older home in an established neighborhood and the current …

Conquer Clutter With Drawers: 14 Inventive Solutions

For many years drawers knew their place in the home. They were filled with a jumble of junk in the kitchen, stocked with sweaters and shirts in the …

15 Cool Murphy Beds for Decorating Smaller Rooms

When it comes to being truly space conscious, Murphy beds do a great job in conserving precious space. In <b>15 Cool Murphy Beds for Decorating Smaller</b> …

Escape from Life into a Private Movie Theater - Technabob

Life getting to be too much for you? Get away from everyone and everything by escaping into this DIY personal movie theater. It’s like a trip to the …

The Nightcap: An Old-Fashioned Ritual

"How about a nightcap?" We've heard these words uttered dozens of times in movies, perhaps most memorably in <i>The Graduate</i> between Ben and Mr. …

50 Minimalist Bedroom Ideas That Blend Aesthetics With Practicality

The lines between contemporary design and minimalism are becoming more and more blurred with each passing day. Many homeowners and designers seem to …

4 Tips for Better Customer Data

We have all heard the term big data and understand digital technologies are increasing the amount of customer information that marketing and sales …

Building Great Data Visualizations from Scratch

This is "Building Great Data Visualizations from Scratch" by TARGIT BI And Analytics on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who …

Introducing the Data Visualization Checklist

This post has been a long time coming. Stephanie Evergreen and I knew some time ago that evaluators and social scientists had a thirst for better …

Slow Down: A Presentation Technique

This is a short set of slides in which I show why and how to speak slowly when you give a presentation. Speaking slowly can help improve how you …

The Psychology of Colours for Homes

Each colour gives off it's own vibe. A infographic about what feeling each colour reflects and which space is best suited to which colour tone.

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

30 Places to Find Open Data on the Web

Finding an interesting data set and a story it tells can be the most difficult part of producing an infographic or data visualization.<p>Data …