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7 To-Do List Apps to Help You Sort Out Your Life

As someone who loves planning and making lists of every single task I need to finish, it's been a struggle figuring out the right way to create a to-do list. I used to write everything down in a planner, but when I was at work, I'd end up writing other tasks on Post-it notes — and they'd never make …

Apps

Suffer from chronic sinus trouble? Give this yogic technique a shot

<i>Image: Shutterstock</i><p>I started practicing Jala Neti last year after one of the worst migraine attacks I’ve ever experienced. I was detoxing at a spa …

How Sustainable Home Improvement Store TreeHouse Plans To Green Every Home In America

The company is expanding from its acclaimed Austin flagship to two more Texas locations. But that’s just the start of 34-year-old founder Jason Ballard’s plan to retrofit the residential building sector.<p>If your entire experience shopping at home improvement stores is defined by Home Depot and …

The best back exercises to do at home without weights

In the video above, personal trainer and founder of That Girl London, Christina Howells, runs through a series of quick exercises aimed at working your back and strengthening the surrounding muscles.<p>Each exercise has a variation for beginners and a more advanced version, with this episode …

How to get toned arms like Pippa Middleton

With just weeks until her wedding, there's no doubt that Pippa Middleton will be following a strict workout regime to ensure she looks her best on 20th May. And, if her defined arms, which the bride-to-be showcased in a sleeveless dress in London last night, are anything to go by the routine is …

Pippa Middleton

25 Beautiful Zen and Tibetan Buddhism Quotes That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

Zen Buddhism and Tibetan Buddhism come from schools of Buddhism. Zen Buddhism tends to emphasize regular meditation practice and insight into daily …

5 Reasons to Visit Montana: Epic Hiking Trails in Glacier National Park

<i>A view from the Wild Goose Island Overlook puts visitors into an instant dream state. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>Glacier National Park in Montana is steadfastly considered to be one of the most beautiful places on Earth. John Muir once said that it holds "...the best care-killing scenery on the …

National Parks

If You Do 1 Workout, It Had Better Be This

Build muscle and blast calories with this effective bodyweight workout. And it's excuse-proof, too, because you can do it anywhere since it requires no equipment at all. The workout should take you around 20 minutes, so get moving!<p>Directions: Start with 10 reps of each exercise, building up to 15 …

Bodyweight Exercise

Ending Lower Back Pain

Anyone who has suffered from back pain will tell you: It’s the f$cking worst. To learn how to treat it effectively—not to mention prevent it in the …

Pain

11 Life-Changing Products People Use To Organize Their Clothes

Products for clothes, shoes, and accessories, all tested and loved by Amazon users.

37 Free Online Marketing and Social Media Classes to Elevate Your Skills

Where can you go for the best, most useful marketing information? Check out these free resources.<p>This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>When I first started out with digital marketing, I was blown away by the sheer amount of online marketing resources and social media classes.<p>I read hundreds of …

Marketing

18 Habits That Will Make You Smarter | Inc.com

To be smart is great, but it doesn't happen overnight. If you want to become smarter, you have to create habits that will groom your intelligence and nourish your mind.<p>Some people are born smart, but most smart people do daily rituals to maintain their smartness. Whether they do it in leadership, …

Self-improvement

You're Ignoring An Essential Muscle That Protects Your Joints—Here Are 3 Exercises To Strengthen It

We hate to break it to you, but your workouts are probably neglecting one essential muscle. It's not a stereotypically "sexy muscle," but you most definitely want to strengthen it in order to prevent joint injuries from the hips down.<p>This elusive little bugger is the gluteus medius—a thick, …

Workouts

15 Mind-Blowing Landscape Photos to Inspire You

If you love to capture world in your camera and you have the ability to see ordinary objects with extraordinary angle but need some inspiration then …

Squat Jacks: The Butt And Legs Exercise That Burns Major Calories

Exercises that combine cardio and strength training are a one-way ticket to a more efficient workout, and squat jacks are one of the best moves …

Exercise

7 Trends That'll Be "In" for 2017 — and 3 That'll Be "Out"

We spoke with top designers so you can stay up to date.<p>If 2016 was a little unpredictable, 2017 is looking to be a boundary-pushing year for interiors. At least, that's what real estate website Trulia is seeing with their trend forecast for the coming year. From unusual textures to jaw-dropping …

Home Decorating

11 Brilliant Gifts For The Traveler in Your Life

Many of us have at least one loved one who never can stay in one place for too long. For that frequent traveler in your life, heavy books or gift …

A Buddhist monk explains mindfulness for times of conflict

“Compassion is not sitting in your room; it’s actually very active and engaging,” a senior disciple of Thich Nhat Hanh says.<p>Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the world’s most renowned Buddhist leaders, second only to the Dalai Lama in fame and influence.<p>With his 100+ books, he’s been an advocate for …

Meditation

Lower Body Workout: 10-Minute Bodyweight Cardio That Works Your Legs And Butt

Lower body workout time! If you’ve only got 10 minutes, minimal space, and nothing but your bod to work with, you don’t have to choose between …

Workouts

How To Be Happy Now in Three Simple Steps

I wake up happy. It comes naturally. I look forward to facing my day with positivity. My outlook is fueled by optimism. I see my cup as half full.<p>No, I am not a goody two-shoes. I do, however, consider myself to be one of the lucky ones who has the ability to triumph over my adversities, with a …

The Fast, Easy Way to Make Oversize Christmas Ornaments

Bigger ornaments mean happier holidays.<p>What do light globes, used tuna cans, and eye hooks have in common? Together, you can use them to craft a supersize Christmas ornament that will make your front porch really stand out this season.<p>When I came across Home Stories A to Z's brilliant craft, I …

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9 Air-Cleaning Plants Your Home Needs

We don’t think too much about the air we breathe in our homes. Unfortunately, there can be many unwanted toxins lurking in the space we live. While …

How Millionaires Plan Their Day

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p><b>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People</b><p>I’ve interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

Time Management

10 Favorites: Architects’ Budget Kitchen Countertop Picks

When we reached out to members of our Architect/Designer Directory to take an informal poll on the best countertop picks for budget projects, we …

Home Improvement

A 17-Year-Old Entrepreneur Summed Up Perfectly What So Many Companies Just Don't Get

He may be young, but this is wise advice.<p>Connor Blakley is an entrepreneur, a Fortune 500 consultant, and popular speaker who's delivered presentations on a range of topics including youth marketing, personal branding, and social media.<p>He's also 17 years old.<p>I met Connor about a year ago, after …

Marketing

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

National Parks

Easy Face Yoga To Reduce Puffy Eyes And Eye Wrinkles

Looking for a way to get rid of puffy eyes or unsightly eye wrinkles? Try this quick and easy face yoga method.

So THIS Is the Secret to a Sexy Yoga Butt

That's really all it takes.<p>Because you shouldn't have to choose between a chilled-out yoga flow and a tight, round butt, Cornelius Jones Jr., the Los Angeles yogi who teaches Jessica Alba's go-to fitness class, Cornelius YogaBurn, incorporates yoga-inspired moves that will basically light your butt …