Victoria Nielsen

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Truly confident people do these twelve things differently

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Confidence takes many forms, from the arrogance of Floyd Mayweather to the quiet self-assurance of Jane Goodall. True confidence—as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities—has a look all its own.<p>When …

Self-improvement

Selfie Bots: Students Create Robot Snappers That Use Sight and Sound

Cornell offers a course on designing with microcontrollers, and this year’s final project submissions featured a couple of groups who decided to …

18 Stunning DIY Wall Art Projects You Will Love - Part 2

<b>Making your own DIY wall art is the best way of getting the exact kind of decor that you want in your home, since you're the boss and you can craft</b> …

7 Ways To Make Your Home A Greener Place

Want to go green, but don't have the time or budget for a complete renovation? Easily make your home more eco-friendly with these seven simple DIY projects.<p>"Living a greener life" seems like a tall order, especially if you're renting or can't afford to renovate your home using eco-friendly …

This 18-Month DIY Kitchen Makeover Will Make You Jealous

Black and white, who knew we could love you even more?<p>Black and white, who knew we could love you even more? Wait until you see how the classic combination works wonders...

Decorating Hacks You Can Complete In An Hour

Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your space.<p>Feeling crafty but don't want to spend the whole weekend tethered to a hot glue gun? These wildly easy D.I.Y.s will make a major impact on your …

Amy Poehler's 10 funniest clips

To celebrate the release of Amy Poehler's first book, Yes, Please, here are a selection of the Parks and Recreation star's funniest sketches, speeches and quotes<p>This week, the US <b>comedy</b> star <b>Amy Poehler</b> publishes her first <b>book</b>, Yes, Please. Part autobiography, part self-help book, Yes, Please …

Comedy

Travel Well for Less: How to Save on Airfare

Working for International Living for the past 13 years, and living and traveling back and forth from Mexico, Panama, Nicaragua and Ecuador, we've had plenty of practice at finding the best travel deals, including airfares.<p>The most important thing to remember is that flexibility means savings. If …

Forget Kale. Try These Three REAL Superfoods

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a fan of kale.<p>But kale is absolutely, positively not a superfood.<p>A superfood is high in protein, low in fat, gluten-free, …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

Stunning Vintage Photos of Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, and More

Throughout his storied career, photographer Terry O'Neill has mingled with some of the biggest names in show business. It was his comfortable, easy-going attitude that earned the now 76-year-old such incredible access to his famous subjects. "Getting to know my subjects and [forming a level of] …

We may be able to reverse early Alzheimer's

<i>A music legend fights Alzheimer's disease on his unforgettable farewell tour. CNN Films Presents: "Glen Campbell ... I'll Be Me</i>," Sunday, June 28 at 9 p.m. ET.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The woman at the department store bounded toward Julie Gee.<p>"Julie! Hi! How have you been?" she asked. Gee, 49, stared blankly at …

In 2014, Pop Followed Beyonce's Lead

2014 was a divisive time in popular music, with no single album or song seeming to capture the year's mood and no trend pointing clearly toward the future. But most music lovers could agree on one thing: Beyoncé was flawless. The 33-year-old powerhouse set every standard by which pop music and …

Bill Cosby Drugged Me. This Is My Story.

Like most Americans, I spent the 60s, 70s, and part of the 80s in awe of Bill Cosby and his total domination of popular culture. He was the first African American to star in a dramatic television series, <i>I Spy</i>, a show my family in Buffalo, New York, always watched. Cosby cut a striking figure …

Principles of Sequencing: Plan a Yoga Class to Energize or Relax

26<p>SHARES<p>Remarkably enough, changing the order in which you teach the same set of poses will completely change its effect on your students. Learning …

Yoga

Do You Have a Royal Fear of Inversions?

3.5K<p>SHARES<p>A Beginner's Guide to Yoga's Key Inversions: Learn how to face your fear of going upside down and why it's so worth doing.<p>When I announced …

Two Fit Moms' Inversion Preps for Beginners

0<p>SHARES<p>Inversions boost confidence, build strength and muscle, and even make you happier by increasing the blood flow to your head and triggering …

Yoga

4 Prep Poses for Bird of Paradise

54<p>SHARES<p>Finding a Spark<p>Our peak pose is Svarga Dvijasana, or Bird of Paradise. Dvija means “twice born” and Svarga means “paradise” or “heaven.” The …

Yoga

Pose Finder

Need step-by-step instructions for a yoga pose? Browse this alphabetical list for pose benefits, how-to information, and contraindications. Your …

Break Through the Biggest Barrier to Yoga Teaching Success: Fear

7<p>SHARES<p>Don’t miss YJ’s first-ever Business of Yoga online course, launching in 2015. Sign up here now to receive powerful teachings from our experts …

Help! My Nonprofit Needs a Data Nerd

In November, I facilitated a mini-innovation lab on measuring impact for grantees of the Google Nonprofit program at the Impact Hub. The hot button …

Nonprofits