Bree Jacobson

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Join in the World's Largest Meditation Session

Deepak Chopra and Gabrielle Bernstein aim to achieve global awareness to meditation—and break world records.<p>In today's iPhone-frenzied, workaholic society, meditation has become more important than ever—even trendy perhaps. For author and motivational speaker Gabrielle Bernstein and founder of the …

Watch a tattoo created in incredible slow motion

Whether you've got a sleeve of tattoos or you couldn't imagine getting one, you have to admit that a tattoo artist is incredibly skilled. And if …

Remove Clothing Stains With Windex

Windex is known for its window cleaning abilities, but Household Hacker says you can use it to remove tough clothing stains too if you're in a …

Cleaning

Slyde Is a Fast and Flexible Floating App Switcher for Android

Android: There are tons of great app switchers out there to help you move between apps faster than using the app drawer or switching button, but …

Chorus Is a Powerful Web-Based Remote Control for XBMC

Chorus is an add-on for XBMC that lets you remotely manage, build playlists, queue up videos, organize your library, and do just about anything you …

Raspberry Pi

Employ Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs to Be More Persuasive

When you're trying to persuade someone to do something you want, appealing to what's important to them can go a long way. To that end, Maslow's …

Public Speaking

The Right Way to Ask for a Raise and Get What You Deserve

Asking your boss for more money is probably up there with doing your taxes and cleaning the gutters on your list of favorite things to do. But salary …

“Just Slap Anything on When You See a Blank Canvas”

Sometimes it's difficult to get started on a task or project because we're either intimidated by it or waiting for the perfect moment. Vincent van …

​What It's Like When Your Job Actually Treats You Like an Adult

I've worked a fast food drive-thru, waited tables, baked bread, slogged it out in corporate copyediting, worked at an alt-weekly, juggled freelance, …

Build Your Own Ambient Lighting System with a Raspberry Pi and XBMC

TVs that create ambient light behind the screen can make movie watching a bit more immersive, but it's kind of expensive to do. Blogger Christian …

Create “Spikes” of Excitement in Your Weekly Routine

Even if you love your job, your weekly routine can feel monotonous. If you find yourself "working for the weekend," weblog Asian Efficiency …

Create a Reward Task On Your To Do List to Get More Done

The satisfaction of crossing items off your to do list is a reward in and of itself. Pairing that with an actual reward, though, could add an extra …

Book Weddings in Parks or Museums to Save Big (and Get a Tax Break)

Weddings are massive money sinks, especially the bigger and more involved it gets. US News Money has several suggestions to keep costs down, but one …

Commit An Hour a Day to Improving Your Skills at Work

As Trent, over at The Simple Dollar, puts it, "an hour a day keeps the pink slip away." Spending an hour every day learning something new related to …

The Best Ways to Reuse Your Most Common Kitchen Leftovers

If you've had people over for a party, made a big meal, or you just happen to have a lot of scraps in your kitchen, there's a lot of ways you can use …

Tablets For Cheap, $20 Travel Router, Smart Scale, Magnetic Wristband

$10 for a tiny, pocketable charger is a great deal, and $15 for a 10,000mAh behemoth is even better. It might be worth grabbing both, since they …

How to Talk About Sensitive Topics So That People Will Listen

The way we talk to people about making changes in their lives has a huge impact on whether they will be open to our feedback. Whether you’re …

Mental Health

The Minimalist IT Everyday Bag

Just because you're in IT doesn't mean you have to have a ton of gadgets with you all the time. In fact, for reader Nicholas Moore, the less junk the …

Invite People Over to Motivate Yourself to Clean Up

Once you have a huge mess in your house, the work involved in cleaning can make you procrastinate. Get over that by calling people over to your …

Make a DIY Custom Drink Dispenser for Your Fridge

Only neanderthals take their juice bottle out of the fridge, pour a glass, and place it back in the fridge. The evolved life hacker attaches a tap to …

Cleaning

Change Your Relationship with Time to Manage It More Effectively

Managing your time is a struggle for many of us, but author Marie Forleo has a basic, often-overlooked tip to get your schedule under control: Stop …

Calculate How Much Money You Need to Be Happy

We've written about the ideal income for happiness before. Some figures have it at $50,000 a year; others at $75,000. Depending on your own needs for …

How to Defeat Bad Breath Once and For All

It’s embarrassing when someone points out that you have bad breath or politely offers a mint with a knowing smile. There is very little you can do …

Dentistry

This Video Shows What Caffeine Does to Your Brain and How Much Is Safe

Caffeine is a fascinating drug, one that many of us enjoy via coffee, tea, and other products. This video from the American Chemical Society is a …

Coffee

Reduce Phone Clutter by Deleting All Those Redundant Apps

Let's be honest about something. You probably have more than one app on your phone that all perform the same task. Here's an amazing life hack you …

Take a Standing Break Every 20 Minutes to Keep Your Body Healthy

At this point we're all aware that we sit way too much and we need to stand up and move around to stay healthy. If you're looking for some exact …

Pomodoro Technique

The Science of Learning a New Language (and How to Use It)

Learning new languages is a natural instinct for children, and yet it becomes more difficult as we age. We might be at a disadvantage as adults, but …

Catch a Lie in an Email or Text Message by Looking for These Red Flags

Catching a liar in person usually just means looking for a variety of nonverbal cues, but that's not as easy when it's written in a text message or …

Wall Street

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Get a Bikini Body That Rocks in 3 Weeks: Training Plan

Throw your muscles a curveball with these new toning exercises for a smoking hot bikini body<p>Whether you're breaking a sweat regularly or totally slacking, it's time for a change. To get a smoking hot bikini body this summer, you have to shock your muscles to get it into sizzling shape.<p>It takes …