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23 successful people who wake up incredibly early

Waking up with (or before) the sun allows executives like Apple CEO Tim Cook and "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary to get a head start on the day, knocking out tasks before the rest of the world has rolled out of bed.<p>Those "extra" hours with less distractions and fresh energy also give them a …

7 bedtime rituals that are hard to adopt, but will pay off forever

The last few things you do before bed tend to have a significant impact on your mood and energy level the next day, as they often determine how well and how much you sleep.<p>Business Insider talked to experts to find out what the most successful people do before bed. Some of these habits — like …

The 65 Best Home Decorating Ideas Of All Time

How many do you already know?<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Personal Finance

Ideas Will Make Your Housewarming Party The Hit of the Neighborhood!

From food to decor, there are tons of ways to make your housewarming party more than just a way to meet the neighbors and show off your new pad. …

Stylish Shelving Units Help Improve Your Home Decor

Shelving units are becoming increasingly popular and the simplicity and minimalism of modern and contemporary interior designs are starting to make …

Interior Design

12 Ideas to Have The Best Rustic Gallery Wall

While everybody else may be hailing the picture ledges, I always revert back to a good old gallery wall. Gallery walls allow many more creative …

18 Places Every Woman Should Visit -- By Herself

Photo: Cultura/Rex Shutterstock.<p>Doing things alone can be immensely therapeutic: A solo meal can help you really appreciate food; a solitary walk can be a rare opportunity to think; and traveling by yourself can be an incredible opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth.<p>Solo trips are all …

Minimalist Travel: The World in One Backpack

Escape the oppression of the rolling luggage cart!<p>About two years ago, I spent a lot of time living out of a backpack. My original Minimalist One-Bag …

10 awesome coloring books for architecture and design lovers

From the ultra realistic to the wonderfully fantastical<p>Within the last year or so, the adult coloring book scene has exploded so fast that one can barely keep track of the latest releases. For folks out there eager for some coloring adventures involving the built environment, we've pulled together …

Find Your Purpose and Live Your Legacy

You reach a moment in your life where you start searching for a purpose. A purpose that is greater than yourself. A purpose where your life is touching to others in a meaningful way to the extent that they pass on the the goodwill that they had received from you. In the book <i>Seven Habits of Highly</i> …

Smart irrigation valve adds connectivity and automation to any hose

<b>Zilker aims to bring smarter watering to more yards, without adding a costly sprinkler system.</b><p>Smart watering and irrigation devices keep popping up …

12 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home

A simplified, uncluttered life comes with its fair share of benefits: less to clean and organize, less stress, more money, and more energy for things …

Minimalism

DIY - How to Make Outdoor Bench - Quiet Corner

Every porch needs a bench, at least that’s what Steve and I decided the other day. Actually Steve has had the concept for this bench in his head for …

8 Foods That Have More Iron than Beef

<i>by guest blogger</i> <i>Caroline Praderio</i><i>,</i> <i>food and nutrition writer for</i> Prevention <i>magazine and EatClean.com</i><p>So you got the memo that excessive red meat consumption is a disaster for the environment and your health, not to mention the animals, and that we should all eat less of it.<p>But isn't cutting down on …

The Real Definition of Clutter

You know those moments in life when you feel like you don't know what to do or where to turn? You don't know how things will turn out and yet you crave <b>deep change</b>? Those times when you feel absolutely depleted, with no vitality, motivation or energy to do anything at all? Things feel constricted …

5 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude in Your Kids

Science shows gratitude makes children stronger and happier. Here's how to get them to say thanks.<p>Cultivating gratitude, you may have heard, is great for your mental health. But according to research, it might be even more important for your kids' outlook. Studies show that children taught to count …

DIY Farmhouse Bench

Using benches in a dining room instead of chairs is a great way to save space and give the room a relaxed, rustic feel. Follow this tutorial to build …

Woodworking

Forget resolutions—use these nerdy lifehacks to make life a little better in a lot of ways

It’s New Year’s. You want to set goals, and achieve them. But, realistically, you’re probably not going to. Researchers find that anywhere from 40% to 8% of Americans who set New Year’s resolutions successfully stick to them.<p>The problem is that people often aim to completely overhaul their lives, …

Nutrition

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Creativity

Mixing A Sofa With Tables And Chairs – When And How To Do It

The placement of the sofa or couch in a living room is an important factor in determining how the décor would look like and how everyone would …

Furniture

10 All Natural Solutions for Spring Cleaning

It’s almost unbelievable how much dust and dirt and grime builds up over the winter months. But then that’s what happens when you’d rather stay …

10 Clever Ways to Conceal Clutter

How To Organize Drawers for Every Room of the House!

How many junk drawers do you have in your house? Let us guess. There’s one in the kitchen. There’s one in the bathroom. There may be one in your …

Laundry Rooms

10 Tools For The Modern Handyman

Whether you’re a professional or just someone who likes to take care of problems by himself, you need to have a set of tools in your home in case …

Woodworking

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

How to Decorate a Console Table Top: Seeing the Forest through the Trees

First of all, what is a console table? Many people don’t know. A console table is typically found in an entryway or hallway. Because of this, a …

Home Decorating

10 Entryways With Back To School Style

School is back in session and it’s time to get organized and ready for the full year ahead. You may need to <b>start organizing</b> and sprucing the …