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The Secret To Staying Motivated? Optimism, Not Anger

Many of us use anger to fight our way back from failure. But as our veterans have proven, optimism is a more powerful motivator than anger.<p>There’s an old idiom, “don’t get mad, get even.” I’ve always loved it, but of course, that just means I’m a hothead. Because if you really break down that …

Self-help

Hearst Magazines

5 Tips to Stay Motivated in 2013

The No. 1 resolution in the U.S. this time last year was to become more physically fit, up from No. 4 in 2002, according to a Franklin-Covey survey. …

17 Quotes That Will Help You Discover Your Life's Purpose

How to Unleash the Magnificent, Unstoppable Energy Inside You

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Spirituality

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

15 of the Best Travel Photos Taken With an iPhone

There are many ways that Apple's iPhone has transformed our lives. It has put a previously unimaginable array of technology in our pockets - everything from a global positioning system to a video editor. One of the many industries it has changed in the process is travel photography. As the quality …

Articles about london and new york double exposure project on Dwell.com - Dwell

"Most architecture in any age is crap, and today’s crap isn’t as bad as yesterday’s." That's a juicy pull-quote from "The Glass...<p>Moooi crosses the ocean and lands in New York to open its first Showroom and Brand Store in the US, introducing a 'brand' new...<p>While in New York City last month, I …

17-Year-Old Daydreamer's Surreal Escape

Belgium-based photographer Ian Komac captures and creates surreal scenes both in nature and indoors. The 17-year-old photo enthusiast has been honing his craft from a young age, continually growing his skill set in photography and photo manipulation. Following the completion of his final school …

Discover 1950s Street Style Photos by Vivian Maier

Photo: ©Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection<p>Long before The Sartorialist and Bill Cunningham became icons, when "blog" was a foreign word and Marilyn Monroe ruled Hollywood, Vivian Maier pioneered street photography. If Maier's name is unfamiliar that's her own doing—as a nanny she honed a hidden passion …

How to Live in the Moment

Dessert

31 Photos Of New York City In The Summer Of '69

In 1969, Life magazine captured both the energy and the misery of a hot summer day in the city.<p>Via: <i>Life</i>

Paintings by Joseph Zbukvic

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

Time Management

Photos by Michael Shainblum

The 10 best sea pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/culture/gallery/2013/jul/13/10-best-sea-pictures<p>720<p>From Da Vinci's imagined Italian coastline to Turner's abstractions – …

Articles about modern prefab addition mid century california classic on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

Stunning Shots of Fly Geyser, Nevada's Hidden Treasure

As you all know by now, we love finding extraordinary destinations off the beaten path like Lake Baikal in Siberia. Today, we bring you another one which can only be described as surreal or otherworldly. Fly Geyser (or Fly Ranch Geyser) is a a small geothermal geyser that is located approximately …

Vintage Camera Lens Bracelets by SDPNT | Colossal

<p>Stefaan duPont over at SDPNT is making some wonderful one-of-a-kind cuffs from old camera lenses. Every bracelet is completely unique and can’t be …

Royal Photographic Society exhibition winners

<b>The winners of this year's Royal Photographic Society (RPS) International Print Exhibition have been announced and include work by both professional and amateur photographers.</b><p>The RPS exhibition has been held 156 times since it began in 1854 and this year attracted nearly 5,000 entries from 1,285 …

Work Smart: Do Your Worst Task First (Or, Eat a Live Frog Every Morning)

Mark Twain famously said that if the first thing you do in the morning is eat a live frog, you can go through the rest of the day knowing the worst is behind you. Your frog is your worst task, and you should do it first thing in the morning.<p>The best work habit you can ever get into is very simple: …

Time Management

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