Traci Lea

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Starving Street Dog Crawled Into a Trash Bag to Die – But Then Rescuers Made the Unthinkable Happen! (VIDEO)

We don’t know about you, but watching the unbelievable transformations from Animal Aid Unlimited never gets old! The street animals helped by these …

Cute Animals

12 Tools To Run Your Family Office Like A Silicon Valley Startup

<i>See my related post, “How To Build Your Future Family Office” to learn more about the new roles of a modern family office.</i><p>Family offices have evolved from the mega-money-centric, often hidebound institutions of a bygone era (by which we mean a few decades ago). Today the services offered by an …

Project Management

A baby was abandoned in a phone booth 64 years ago. Now, DNA has helped explain why.

Steve Dennis’s birth certificate didn’t say where he was born or when, or to whom. It just said he was found in a telephone booth.<p>Two bread deliverymen had found him there early one January morning in 1954, back when Dennis didn’t yet have a name. They found the “big blue-eyed infant” wrapped in …

Genealogy

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

7 Face Powders That Will Replace Your Foundation This Fall

Let’s talk about face powder. The mattifying on-the-go solution—recently exiled to the backs of medicine cabinets to make way for more glow-y, less cakey complexions—is now making a comeback. But these are no dusty, dated compact formulas: Featherweight, filled with breakthrough technology, and …

Makeup

Can Personality Change Or Does It Stay The Same For Life? A New Study Suggests It's A Little Of Both

Does personality stay the same from birth for the rest of your life, or can it be changed? A new study tapping into 50 years of data suggests that it’s quite possibly a blend of both.<p>For decades personality was considered as unmalleable as concrete – who you were at 15 is who you’d be at 75. But …

Psychology

The Smartest Ways to Deal with Cords on Your Kitchen Counter

Despite the fact that the kitchen is meant for cooking and eating, most of us use it for all kinds of things, including charging our phones or …

Kitchens

How to Make Your Home Smell Delicious Without Standard Air Fresheners

Air fresheners can add a odor-camouflaging scent to your home, but most of the generic options on the market all smell the same and are anything <i>but</i> …

Cleaning

Can You Rewire Your Brain? Maybe. (It’s Tricky. Be Careful.)

A self-help skeptic is confronted with evidence — anecdotal and scientific — that we may be able to think ourselves into a better place.<p>I‘m not the …

Psychology

Groom Service | How to Have a Perfect Hair Day, Every Day

<i>We may spend most of our time talking about designer garms and fresh kicks, but we know there’s whole lot more to looking good than what you’re</i> …

Hair Care

This Is What it Means if Slow Walkers Make You Furious

Researchers are starting to take pedestrian aggression more seriously.<p>Chances are you have felt it at least once in your life, if not every damned day: the bubbling rage working through your veins, filling your soul, consuming your being, as you find yourself trapped on behind a slow walker. …

Walking

The Only Face and Neck Creams a Dermatologist Swears By for Plump, Lifted Skin

When Coco Chanel spoke about skincare, it was about one prominent area: the face. "Nature gives you the face you have at twenty," she said. "It is up …

Skin Care

30 Anti-Aging Secrets That Could Add Years to Your Life

While the exact location of the fountain of youth still eludes us, these expert-approved anti-aging secrets can lengthen your life span.<p>Sugar is …

Wellness

The Most Effective Foods to Lower High Blood Pressure

It’s estimated that 65 million people have high blood pressure—that’s 1 in 3 people.<p>The condition is referred to as the “silent killer,” because it …

High Blood Pressure

8 Easy Ways To Earn Passive Income, According To Money Experts

Wouldn't it be nice to earn income without worrying about it? I'm not talking about doing your regular 9-to-5 job, but through passive income. …

Personal Finance

11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Gardening

The Best Exfoliating Scrubs for Every Skin Type and Budget

GQ’s Best Stuff tested a grip of the grittiest exfoliators we could find. Here are the products that scrubbed the floor with the competition.<p>We've been over this before, but it bears repeating, and, well, taking care of your face is by nature a rinse-and-repeat business: The second step in a …

Skin Care

Infographic: The best words to grab audience attention online

Content might be king, but a well-written headline can be the crown jewel of your online marketing.<p>Whether you are posting industry insights on your …

Social Media

I'm a financial planner — here are the best pieces of advice I can give you about what to do with your cash

• <b>Cash in the bank is a good thing – up to a certain point.</b>• <b><br>Banks insure only up to $US250,000 in an account, so if you have more than that, your money</b> …

Refill Your Tank!

<i>“Take a rest. A field that is rested gives a beautiful crop.”</i> —Ovid<p>Let’s face it. Most of us are too busy. And being busy can be a good thing to a point. But then, we become busy just for the sake of being busy, and that’s not helpful or productive even if somehow it feels like progress.<p>Technology, …

working knowledge

How To Write Your Way To Wellbeing

Ask almost anyone you know how they are, and the response is likely to be: “busy”. Our inboxes are bursting with emails. Appointments and social events keep stacking up. Family woes, work worries and money matters make our minds work overtime. Not to mention commuting, pollution and the “million …

Self-improvement

How to Find Gratitude When Everything Goes Wrong

Angel and I recently interviewed a minimum wage motel housekeeper in Miami for a project we’re working on to support our <i>New York Times</i> bestselling …

Positive Thinking

A Home Has the Cutest, Sun-Filled Kitchen Corner Art Studio

<b>Name:</b> LaurieAnne Gonzalez, husband Taylor, and dog Hazel <b><br>Location:</b> Arcadia Neighborhood —Phoenix, Arizona <b><br>Size:</b> 952 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 4 years, …

10 Easy Herbs To Grow At Home

Whether you have a big backyard garden or just a few containers on the kitchen windowsill, growing your own herbs is easy. I’ve rounded up the 10 …

Herbs

7 Things That Happened When I Got Up At 4 a.m. Every Day For a Week

Is the early hour a magical time for productivity—or just pure misery?<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> calls 4 a.m. the most productive hour, citing powerhouses of industry who swear by getting up early to avoid distractions.<p>Hoping the same magic would rub off on me, I traded in my usual 6 a.m. rise time for …

Tim Cook

17 Quotes on Being Yourself from Oprah, Tony Robbins, Steve Jobs, and Other Super Successful People

Stop worrying so much about what others think. Nurture your authentic self and watch your confidence soar.<p>It takes a lot of work to be ourselves, especially when we are faced with expectations, obligations, and social norms. Luckily, "being yourself" is indeed possible, and living authentically is …

Success

Avoid Tourist Traps, visit these Lesser-Known Europe Destinations Instead

Europe’s popular draws like Venice and Bruges are bursting to the brim. Why not explore these less busy but as charming lesser-known Europe …

European Travel

The Doctors Have No Explanation For This: Just Boil Cinnamon And Honey And Treat Arthritis, Cancer, Cholesterol, Cold, Flu, Lose Weight And 10 Other Diseases!

Did you know that honey is one of the healthiest foods on the planet? Why – well, that’s easy to answer! Because honey contains high amounts of …

Immune System

These 7 Herbs Are Scientifically Proven to Help With Inflammation

As self-professed wellness junkies, we strive to live a natural and holistic lifestyle. That means marrying the ideals of Western and Eastern …

Antiinflammatory

11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Self-improvement