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The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Exercise

10 Unexpected Psychological Tricks That Will Help You Make A Great Impression On Anyone You Meet

Making a great first impression is something that doesn't come easily to everyone. Sure, there are people out there who can confidently walk up, …

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Retirement

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

11 Things I Wish I Knew Before Moving Abroad

Your life is about to get way more adventurous, but your taxes are about to get way more complicated.<p>When the reality of college graduation kicked in, so did my fight-or-flight instincts. I chose flight. Not only was I itching for travel and a life abroad, but I figured post-grad was the best time …

Translate abstract data into a 3D, easy-to-understand illustration with these tips from Wendy Ding.

How to create lettering

See how to create custom hand lettering from sketch to digital artwork to use in your design project.<p>Copy our sample assets library to your Creative …

Graphics

How to Create a 3D Pie Chart Design in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn the following steps you will learn how to create a detailed 3D pie chart design in Adobe Illustrator. For starters you will …

How to Create a Table in Adobe Illustrator

You'd be better off with Indesign. Illustrator is not the best tool for what you want to do. If you're determined to try Illustrator, you can follow …

Here's everything you need to know about money, on a 4-by-6 inch index card

A commenter, Alex M, asked for the actual index card.<p>Although he was originally speaking in metaphor, to prove his point, Pollack grabbed a pen and four-by-six inch note card, and scribbled the basic financial rules he'd been following the past decade.<p>Pollack's next blog post, titled "Advice to …

Tools and resources for web designers and developers — February 2016

Hi there fellows! We’re back this month with brand new freebies for you to add to your development tool belt making it even more powerful, find …

The 6 best tools for creating infographics

It's quite remarkable to see what you can do within a web browser these days. HTML5 and improved internet connections have enabled us to do just …

20 Easy, Everyday Things You Can Do to Improve Your Life in 2016

<b>1. Write down three things you're grateful for every day.</b> Taking the time to thoughtfully consider what you're thankful for reminds you that you already have many of the things you want -- and that's worth celebrating.<p><b>2. Gossip less.</b> Frequent gossiping can be detrimental to your relationships and …

24 Beautiful Websites with Vertical Layouts

If you want to design a website with vertical layout, then you must take a look at these awesome design examples first!You’ll get your dose of web …

Burnout: How to deal with creative and mental exhaustion

If you prefer to listen, here’s the podcast version of this post on iTunes and Soundcloud:<p>It’s no shocker that working all night and all day with a …

Self-improvement

Best Napa Valley Wineries to Visit

The best Napa Valley wineries to visit feature a tasting room in a cave, artisanal cheese pairings, on-site sommeliers and more <i>—Megan Krigbaum (with</i> …

The 26 most luxurious spas around the world

We rounded up some of the best spas around the world, from Switzerland to Barbados.<p>Many of the treatments at these spas incorporate ancient methods and aim to improve guests' mental and physical well being.<p>So if you're in need of a little TLC, consider planning your next trip to one of these …

The pro guide to the perfect UX portfolio

While other industries can get away with presenting only the final product or explaining the results, UX and UI design is different. More than just seeing a well-made website, most employers want to know <i>how</i> you solve problems, and case studies show just that.<p>“Don’t obsess over visual showcases,” …

500 Free Icons for ios8 & Android UI Design

New <b>free icons</b> for web, ecommerce, iOS8, iOS7 and Android UI design. Highest quality icon sets with <b>500 free icons</b> available in .Sketch, AI, SVG, EPS, …

6 Summer Projects for Your Graphic Design Portfolio

As the only web & interactive design conference that puts the emphasis squarely on design and the design process, the HOW Interactive Design …

50 Best Free PSD Files for Designers

Big list of best free PSD files, these are handpicked PSD files for designers. Here is a list of 50 best free PSD files, freebies included <b>psd …

The future of flat design

Flat will also continue to evolve to incorporate more images.<p>Many of the flat or almost flat sites hitting the web today include photos, something very few early flat sites had. Flat-style colors and typography paired with great images reflect hints of a flat aesthetic that is comfortable with …

UI Design

23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn

<b>23 Tools For Students To Publish What They Learn</b>by <b>Nadya Khoja</b>, venngage.comIt’s no surprise that’s no surprise that there are so many tools available …

Making your design portfolio stand out in 2015

As a marketer, I’m more than aware that when it comes to marketing yourself today, people don’t trust nothing but stories. This story-telling thing is so powerful that it’s currently disturbing the whole marketing industry, and can be well applied even to building a design portfolio.<p>To convince the …

Storytelling

The Only UX Reading List Ever

This reading list is for anyone who wants to learn or deepen their knowledge in the disciplines of <i>User Research, Usability, Information Architecture,</i> …