Tracy Martin

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7 Reasons to Stop Caring What Other People Think | Inc.com

Most people care what other people think to some extent. However, if you are a "people pleaser" who needs external validation throughout the day it can be tough on the job and in relationships.<p>In order to find happiness and self confidence consider some ways that will help you to accept yourself …

Meet The Mom-To-Be Who Is Painting Her Way Through Bed Rest

Kristen Somody Whalen knew she needed to "paint and create."<p>When doctors put Kristen Somody Whalen on bed rest after her water broke at 30 weeks, she decided to put her time to creative use.<p>Whalen and her husband, Seth, learned she was pregnant last November after seven years of infertility issues …

Prenatal Development

25 Bad Words That Make Other People Feel Inferior

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Did you know that in every language, there are more negative words than positive ones? It seems we need lots of words to describe our negative feelings, but we're content with a handful of positive ones.<p>For …

Artist creates sculptures out of pencil lead, in pictures

Sculpture

10 Tiny Herb Garden Ideas That Will Fit in Any Apartment

Whether you’re a culinary mastermind or you’ve got a dozen food delivery services on speed dial, you have to admit that the idea of keeping your own herb garden sounds kind of great. While some of us live in spaces large enough to accommodate hanging gardens and backyard edibles, those of us in …

Gardening

Gorgeous Drought-Resistant Plants

These plants conserve water and add pops of color for curb appeal.<p><b>Four O’Clocks</b><p><b>Latin:</b> Mirabilis<p><b>Type:</b> Perennial<p><b>Colors:</b> White, pink, yellow, and …

Here Are 20 DIY Hacks For Improving Your Garden

Advertisement<p>Jon Snow says winter is coming and for him it might be. But for the rest of us all; the winters are gone finally and we are entering the …

Bunny Guinness: the 10 plants every gardener must have

From pollarded mulberries to mistletoe, I couldn't live without these quirky plants - and no self-respecting gardener would be without them either<p>Someone I know was on Desert Island Discs recently and acquitted herself extremely well, despite a barrage of criticism from friends about her taste in …

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Roundup: 10 Unique Tools & Gadgets You Should Totally Try on Your Next Project

These tools and gadgets are not those of the too-good-to-be-true variety. They're totally legit and they just might make your next DIY project a …

A four-legged 'human': The valuable lesson I learned from my dog

My grandfather always told me if you had two or three “true” friends in a lifetime you were a lucky man. His words were strange and unbelievable, at least to a high school boy who was fairly popular, played basketball and was known all over school. That was until I got older and noticed my …

9 Body Language Habits That Make You Look Really Unprofessional | Inc.com

Whether or not you realize it, using the wrong nonverbal cues can create a huge obstacle to your success. Research shows that 60 to 90 percent of our communication with others is nonverbal, which means the body language we use is extremely important.<p>Therefore, the way you present …

15 of the Best Street Art Cities -- an Alternative List

Street art is the new fine art and can be found everywhere. Initially a method of expressing social commentary or political protest, modern day street art stays true to it's origins in some ways whilst branching out into others. Famous artists such as Banksy, C215 and CRO have brought an already …

5 new books not to be missed

Five new books people are talking about, from the editors of the National Book Review.<p>1."The Bridge Ladies: A Memoir" by Betsy Lerner (Harper Wave: 320 pp., $25.99) Bridge, the card game, proves to be an apt metaphor for connection in this memoir about five Jewish ladies who have been playing …

How to Glue Panels Without Clamps, Make a Leather Backpack and Create Your Own Pencils in This Week's Makers Roundup

Leather Backpack With Two-Way Straps and Brass Fittings<p>This one's a doozy. Here Jimmy DiResta uses an interesting technique to shape leather for a …

'Star Trek III: The Search for Spock,' Leonard Nimoy, and William Shatner

Kirk and Spock. Nimoy and Shatner. Was anyone ever more important to <i>Star Trek</i> then those two? Would <i>Trek</i> have ever been <i>Trek</i> without them?<p>Gene …

Science Fiction

[Infographic] 50 Tools Every Home Owner Must Have

Every home requires maintenance to keep up its appearance, functionality and value. Often times the need for a minor repair comes at a time when we are busy and the task gets set aside for another day. The trouble is, before you know it we soon have several projects that need our attention! It can …

The 40 best beauty buys for all ages

From your first lipstick to that magic night cream, Sali Hughes picks the best makeup and skincare products for you, decade by decade

Skin Care

This is the best photo editing app for your phone or tablet

My favorite until now, Photoshop Express, offers users powerful tools to filter and tone their images, bringing some of the rudimentary, core features of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom to mobile devices.<p>Other apps, like Snapseed, VSCO, and even Instagram's built-in editing tools now offer similar …

11 Quotes That Will Make You Rethink Failure

When we talk about failure, in between thinking it’s the best thing that could happen to us or that it’s the worst thing that could happen to us, we …

9 Gardening Diagrams Every Gardener Needs to Pin

We predict beautiful blooms in your future.<p>As soothing, rewarding, and therapeutic as gardening can be, it can also be challenging. This plant needs <i>how much</i> sun? Tomatoes can't be planted next to <i>what</i> vegetable? Thankfully, there are tons of gardeners on Pinterest who are here to save the day with …

Gardening

Enchanting video of cat watching a horror movie is perhaps the best cat video of 2016

There are so many cat videos on the internet, but it seems people never tire of watching them<p>This one is really good. Andrew Parrish filmed his cat watching horror film 'Psycho', and the animal seems completely transfixed.<p>His poor pussycat also seems a little bit scared of the movie, as his head …

Internet

37 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Happiness and Success | Inc.com

We all want to be happy and successful, but no matter how positive we try to be, sometimes events can overtake us--bringing us down. When you feel uninspired, take a few minutes to read the words of some very inspiring people. You just might get the lift you need to take you to your happy (and …

The 50 podcasts you need to hear

<b>Alice Isn’t Dead</b><p><b>The creepy podcast from the Welcome To Night Vale gang</b><p>The makers of the gloriously weird Welcome To Night Vale are behind this eerie podcast. Those concerned that they might have to get up to speed with that series’ labyrinthine backstory, fear not: this is not a spinoff, nor a …

Comedy

16 Dogs That Are Having A Really Bad Day

It's a ruff day.

The World's 20 Most Impressive Ancient Builds

The feats of the Ancients.<p>Suspension bridges and skyscrapers are marvels of modern engineering, but some of the world's most impressive constructions are thousands of years behind us. The Roman Colosseum is one such wonder, marking a crucial transition point between two vastly different ages of …

Engineering

How I Want to Be Treated if I Get Alzheimer's

Oftentimes it's difficult to know the best way to interact and communicate with a person who has Alzheimer's. And so I'm going to let people know in advance how I would like to be treated should I develop this disease.<p>First of all I want to be placed in a care facility, and it should be the best …

The best recent science fiction and fantasy novels – reviews roundup

Space opera lends itself to the depiction of grand dimensions and great duration, but it’s one thing to talk big, quite another to present a vast universe through the eyes of fully rounded characters without the former overshadowing the latter. Many a novice has floundered, their vision ill served …

Science Fiction

25 Of The Greatest/Worst Panoramic Dog Pictures That Amateur Photographers Have To Offer

Ever since the iPhones included a panoramic camera feature, amateur photographers have been taking long, thin, mediocre photographs for people to …

Photography