Amanda Braden

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Bryony Gordon on making lifestyle changes to improve her mental health

How the other half lives: alcohol and junk food are out and exercise is in for Bryony Gordon<p>In an effort to foil the <b>depression</b>, I decide to make some big – hopefully, positive – changes. Though these mostly involve cutting things out of my life, I try to see them as improvements. I’m not religious, …

Mental Health

23 Science-Backed Ways to Reduce Stress Right Now

Whether it's related to an issue at work, a fight with a friend, or problems with family, everyone feels stressed sometimes. In fact, 54 percent of …

Self-improvement

Stress Tip: Stand Up And Stretch

<i>For the next 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previous stress tips here.</i><p>Stress may start in your head, but it certainly doesn't stay there. It takes hold in just about every system of the body, …

Happiness

10 Common Habits That Hurt Your Skin

We're not talking obvious skin sabotage like chain-smoking Pall Malls or sprawling in a tanning bed. Some habits, like enthusiastic exfoliation and loading on anti-agers, are actually good practices gone wrong. However, with the expert tips and fixes below, "it's surprising how much the skin can …

No need to splurge! Here are the best new drugstore beauty products of 2015

Here's something you may not know: Almost every drugstore beauty brand releases new products in January. We spoke to Allure Magazine's editor-in-chief Linda Wells, who swiped, spritzed, and tested around 200 of the new launches with her staff to select 31 of the best. Here are a few of their …

Skin Care

Adobe Touch Workspaces Show What The Microsoft Surface Can Be With A True Creative Focus

Adobe’s Touch Workspaces are new UI tools for Illustrator and Photoshop that were introduced in the CC 2014 update of those applications, providing a friendly interface for touch devices with high resolution screens, like the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. While the potential audience for these software …

Graphics

25 Best Text Effect In Adobe Photoshop Tutorials for Designers | Tutorials

<b>Text effect</b> has become the best hand made <b>vector graphics designing</b> tool for designers. In these Illustrator tutorials you will learn how to sketch …

Mairy Font Family from Typesketchbook

The Mairy font family, a modern and friendly sans serif typeface from foundry Typesketchbook.<p>Chatnarong Jingsuphatada, a type desiner from Thailand …

Typography

Type Taster

I was excited to hear that Sarah Hyndman’s new book about typefaces will be printed and ready for launch on Valentines Day.<p><i>The Type Taster: How Fonts Influence You</i> has been lovingly written, designed and self-published. There are 5 limited edition covers featuring Baskerville, Clarendon, Didot, Gill Sans, Helvetica and inside the book you will find the corresponding personality analysis of your cover choice.<p>What can people expect from the book?<p>They can expect to be taken on an entertaining and …

Watch This Guy “Paint” A Mondrian With Lego

If you found the hyperactive, psychedelic <i>Lego Movie</i> from last year too stimulating, <i>Paint</i> is the video for you. In this subdued stop motion animation, we see an artist’s hands as he squirts various colors of Lego-based “paint” onto a palette and uses Lego brushes to spread it on a tiny Lego canvas. …

Lego

4 design trends that will survive 2015

Web design tastes change so fast that it’s hard to keep up. As with all trends, it’s hard to tell what will be a short-lived fad from what will be …

Web Design

5 Jewelry Trends That Will Be Huge This Spring

Already obsessing about your spring wardrobe? The easiest way to start updating your duds is by decking them out with a few new, carefully curated and on-trend accessories. Jewelry can be one of the most inexpensive ways to make a big impact on your look. We’re sharing some of our top must-try …

Jewelry

Website Design Trends: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve in 2015

As an inbound marketer, I must be honest that I meet new web design trends with hesitation. The reason you ask? Simply because website design trends …

UI Design

Will animation be the big UI trend of 2015?

Animation has become an increasingly important part of the UI design experience across many different applications.<p>There are core considerations of …

UI Design

Watch This Angry Mom Interrupt Her Son’s Terrible Music Video In Hilarious Fashion

The music video game is a tough racket to crack — sometimes you have to fake it ’til you make it. For this aspiring musician, that meant improvising with extremely limited resources. Namely: a beat up car, an oscillating fan, a few extension cords, and the risk that his mom would interrupt filming …

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Your Makeup Brushes

This year, spring-cleaning comes early—at least for our beauty tools. No matter how flawlessly your favorite makeup brushes may perform, the only way to keep them bacteria-, dust-, and dirt-free is with a weekly washing. For tips, we turn to makeup artist <b>Troy Surratt,</b> who recently released his own …

These Makeup Lines Have Serious Skin Benefits

No-makeup makeup is no longer just a fleeting trend — it's one of the biggest beauty staples, and it’s not going anywhere soon. So, of course, …

Skin Care

3 of Britain’s Oldest Couples Recall Their Happiest Moment in Insurer’s Touching Video

Three elderly couples recount the happiest moments of their lives in this sweet slice of branded content from British insurance company Beagle Street.<p>…

Advertising Industry

Get Organized! 10 DIY Projects To Help You Achieve Your 2015 Goals

I don't know about you, but "getting organized" always tops my list of New Year's resolutions. And this year is no different. So I went on a mission …

Crafting

11 Organizing Tips We Learned In 2014

Is "getting organized" your New Year's resolution? For inspiration, we've rounded up our 11 favorite organizing tips of the year. This article originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com<p><i>Simon Watson</i><p><b>1. Get a dual-level coffee table.</b> It doubles your display area, meaning you'll spend less time swapping …

Minimalism

8 Daily Habits That Will Change Your Life

When it comes to finding success and achieving your goals, many times the most important struggle is the one that you encounter in mundane daily life.<p>To truly find success in your life, it is important that you take the time to do the little things that matter most. Small changes to your daily …

Goal Setting

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Posters
Happiness

Motivational Quotes | Runner's World

The 26.2-mile distance has inspired some wise words throughout the ages.​<p>Motivational sayings from the iconic American runner.​<p>The iconic race has sparked some inspirational sayings throughout the years.​<p>Illustrations By Megan Hetzel<p>A champion is made when you look at the time spent …

Marathons

Jaw-Dropping NASA Image Shows Two Galaxies Colliding

Christopher Nolan’s <i>Interstellar</i> may have given us the most awesome deep space images seen on a movie screen, but Hollywood has just been upstaged by the real thing.<p>New images released by NASA capture one of space’s biggest events: two galaxies, each boasting a black hole at their center, colliding …

Universe

Funny Images | Funny Pictures | Funny Pics - Wackyy

What do you think about this unusual device? You can catch the mouse and immediately bury it. It is easy-to-use I suppose.<p>Wonderful weird mother …

Funny Images | Funny Pictures | Funny Pics - Wackyy

If you are looking for creepy, scary, and disturbing Easter Bunny photos, you are at right place. Take a look at these 60 scary, creepy Easter bunny …

Pets