Amanda McKeown

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How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

Minimalism

The 1 Thing You Should Do This Week To Make The Last 2 Months Of 2017 Successful | Inc.com

Remember back in January, 2017, when you made that big long list of goals?<p>How many did you actually accomplish? How many did you give up on?<p>People have no problem setting goals.<p>The challenge is in seeing them through to the end.<p>With just two months left in the year, I encourage you think about your …

Time Management

This 10-Minute Routine Will Increase Your Clarity And Creativity

<i>“Your subconscious mind works continuously, while you are awake, and while you sleep.”</i> — Napoleon Hill<p>Your subconscious never rests and is always on …

The formula for winning at life is actually incredibly simple

Welcome, Player One, to a strategy guide for the game known as life.<p>As you’ve undoubtedly discovered, the game of life is often quite difficult. You will face unexpected challenges and long periods of frustration. You will often struggle with self-doubt, feel overwhelmed by helplessness and loss, …

Self-improvement

10 Easy Steps to Looking More Photogenic

You know your photogenic friend who constantly looks amazing in photos? She’s about to get some competition. Between upcoming summer parties and …

My husband and I have nothing in common—and that’s why our relationship works

Yesterday, my husband and I had the dumbest fight in the history of our relationship. Were the takeout Belgian waffles I’d brought home for breakfast too small, or just the right size? <i>Oh my god, c’mon,</i> I said. <i>In what universe is it reasonable to expect Waffle House-style portions from Pain</i> …

Pew Research Center

Here’s What a $25K Wedding Budget Might Look Like

Seconds after you get engaged comes a reality all brides face: sticker shock. Because those pretty (and Pinterest-worthy) peonies are expensive…and …

4 ways to bring more meaning into your life

There's no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>"Meaning in life" is one of those things everybody insists …

12 Things Healthy Girls Do Before 7AM

Even if you’re not a self-ascribed “morning person,” the wee hours before the day begins can serve as a great opportunity for self-care, wellness, …

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

35 Things I’ve Learned In 35 Years Of Life

<b>Last week I celebrated my 35th birthday.</b><p>In one way the phrase ‘I am 35 years old’ feels like I am getting old as I have lived almost half of my life …

12 life lessons to increase your happiness in your 30s — or any age

Turning 30 is scary for a lot of people — a big unknown of adulthood, career and new kinds of relationships.<p>For writer Mark Manson, turning 30 in 2014 was a chance to crowd-source advice for winning the fourth decade of life. More than 600 people — ages 37 and older — responded. Manson then …

Smarter Faster Better: How to Apply the Science of Productivity to Your Own Habits

Productivity isn’t just about getting things done. At its core, it’s about being resourceful with your time. In a recent interview with author …

How To Find Your iPhone's Mobile Data Hog

When you’re constantly connected to your home and/or work Wi-Fi network, it’s easy to be complacent about data use. If an app or system service like Siri is going to chew through data, it doesn’t really matter when you’re on Wi-Fi.<p>It’s when you take a trip or a vacation and find yourself relying on …

Apps

19 Places in Brazil That Are Just Begging to Be Instagrammed

Take a tour of Brazil beyond the Olympic Stadium.<p>All eyes will be on Rio de Janeiro over the next few weeks as the 2016 Olympic Games get started. But if you're one of the lucky few to attend the games in person, don't forget there is so much more to see beyond the Olympic Stadium. From iconic …

São Paulo

7 Ways To Eat Healthy For Just $4 a Day

Loading up on the good stuff doesn’t have to strain your wallet<p>Getty Images<p>If you’re not careful, eating healthy <i>can</i> cost more than eating junk.<p>In fact, a recent study in the journal <i>Preventive Medicine</i> found that people who picked more nutrient-rich foods ended up shelling out more at the grocery …

3tags.org

7 Ways to Create Spectacular Change in Your Life Immediately

See how to zap yourself into action and creative massive life changes immediately.<p>We often have huge aspirational goals that feel completely out of reach. Even if your ambitions feel a zillion miles away, though, there's good news.<p>It's often small changes you can make in your life today that will …

Tips for success: 11 ways to silence your 'inner critic'

<b>Too many women are letting their "inner critic" stop them from succeeding in life, according to the head of a chain of all-girl schools.</b><b>But how do you go about silencing your "inner critic"? We've compiled some advice from BBC News readers - and a few well-known faces.</b><p>To contribute your advice, …

Self-help

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Asia Travel

Vietnam from top to bottom

It isn’t about big name attractions, but Vietnam has quietly claimed its rightful place as one of Asia’s most satisfying destinations. Offering …

This Woodland-Chic Wedding Is Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

When it comes to weddings, we here at Brit HQ know a thing or two about how to add a little DIY flair. Whether it’s with floral wedding chandeliers, DIY bridesmaid gifts or DIY dessert tables, a handmade touch can be just the thing you need to take your wedding to the next level. So when our very …

Weddings

You Get To Write Your Own Love Story

No two stories are the same.<p>Maybe you had an instant connection, he had you from hello. Maybe it took longer, maybe it took him asking you five times …

How to clean a shower - TODAY.com

No one likes to bathe in a tub that hasn’t been cleaned, yet how many of us hop in the same shower day after day without cleaning it at all?<p>It’s time to tackle this chore like a pro. We asked cleaning coaches Leslie Reichert and Glenn Angelora, owners of The Grout Guy in New York, for advice on …

15 money lies you should stop telling yourself by age 30

After a decade of experimenting, failing, and learning from those failures, most of us have figured out how to navigate, or avoid, the most common money mistakes by the time we hit 30.<p>Still, we sometimes let ourselves — and a few money lies — get in the way.<p>Don't let these 15 lies hold you</i> …

Personal Finance

World's Most Romantic Cities

From the Victorian inns of San Francisco to the teahouses of Kyoto, the world is full of romantic destinations. Although Paris is the obvious choice, …

An Average Human Lifetime Described in Stunning Statistics

As you go through life, some days seem longer, some shorter, but altogether it's often hard to get a sense of what actually constitutes your life …

Research

The 20 Most Beautiful Places in California

Traveling through California is like getting a crash course in America's natural beauty: the windswept deserts, Redwood forests, rocky coastlines, and rows of vines. Add to that some world-famous architecture and city skylines, and you have a state you could spend a lifetime exploring. It's …

California