Anja G.

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How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

How to organize messy cords at home

7 Points Meditation Posture

In the article ‘how to live a meaningful life‘ we discussed the benefits of meditation in order to bring transformation in life. There are several …

Meditation

Malawi Vampire Crisis Out of Control As Vampire Hunters Kill People Based on Rumors

Mass hysteria has broken out in the small southeast African nation of Malawi, where rumors of real-life blood-sucking vampires have become so …

Behind the Scenes: A Self-care Journey in Three Parts | Cat & Raven

Life has a sneaky and sometimes quite unkind way of hitting you upside the head, leaving you on some concrete sidewalk with a blood covered nose or …

How To Hear What Your Voice Sounds Like To Other People

Hearing your voice the way others hear it can be a bit jarring at first, and I know plenty of people who claim they can't stand the sound of their …

Unique

6 Ways Stephen King Can Improve Your Business Writing

The modern master of suspense has sold more than 400 million books. His advice can inspire leaders to become stronger communicators.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>“Words create sentences; sentences create paragraphs; sometimes paragraphs quicken and begin to breathe.”</i> …

101 Places to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

Freelance writing is no more lucrative than ever but at least it's getting easier to find work.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you’re an expert looking to make some extra cash or are a full-time journalist or blogger, there’s never been a better time to find …

5 Tiny Changes to Your Desk That Will Make You Much More Productive | Inc.com

Increasing your productivity can often seem like a big task, involving radically rethinking your workflow, investing in new tools, or breaking bad habits that are deeply ingrained in your lifestyle.<p>Sometimes though, all that's just overkill.<p>What's holding many of us back at work aren't massive …

Time Management

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The 5-Minute Technique That Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Follow this easy tutorial and you'll be catching zzzs in no time.<p>A good night's sleep can do so much for our bodies, from boosting our energy levels to protecting us from disease and even keeping our weight down. So any trick we can find to help us get to dreamland quicker is more than welcome.<p>One …

Sleep

How to Sew a Fitted Sheet out of a Flat Sheet

I don’t know about the rest of the households across the world, but we seem to have acquired an abundance of flat sheets but are usually hunting for …

Sewing

The First 5 Steps to Launching a Successful Ecommerce Business

Make sure you get the right information at the right time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s no shortage of information online on how to start an ecommerce business. A quick Google search reveals millions of results on the subject. But all that information might be …

A Guide to Job Hunting As an Introvert

You can do this!<p><i>This piece originally appeared on The Well, Jopwell's editorial hub. It is by Amma Marfo.</i><p>As a speaker and consultant who spends much of her time interacting with large crowds and meeting new people, it surprises many when they find out I’m an introvert. The term has long been …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Trick Yourself Into Spending Less Money With These 5 Hacks

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is you're not</i> …

Personal Finance

Get Flatter Abs In 2 Weeks With This Fat-Blasting Workout

Seriously, it works.<p>So... we were going to kick off this article by reminding you (as we often do in a nifty little parenthetical) that HIIT stands for high-intensity interval training. But in 2017, that sort of feels as unnecessary as explaining that OMG is an acronym for Oh My God. HIIT is now a …

Workouts

3 Buddhist beliefs that will soothe your soul (and make you much happier!)

There’s no denying that life is tough.<p>We might appear that we’re happy, but deep inside, it’s total chaos. It’s almost like we’re “ducks” – calm on …

9 things to get rid of to simplify your life — and save money

Imagine a world where you don't stumble over 10 pairs of shoes crowding your front door or frantically search for a single document hidden beneath 30 …

Make a Buttermilk Substitute and Never Worry About Running Out of Buttermilk Again

Buttermilk is one of those tricky ingredients that's <i>always</i> sitting in the fridge in abundance when you don't actually need it. But the second you …

Breakfast

The 6 Stretches For Anyone With Tight Hamstrings

If you run, bike, are desk-bound all day, or have been sitting in a car or plane traveling, your hamstrings could use some extra love and length. It not only feels good to stretch this commonly tight area, but hamstring flexibility is also important for the health of your back, hips, and knees. …

Yoga

Stop taking the same boring photos! Shooting thinking differently.

Today Peter McKinnon is talking about expanding the way we THINK so that we can pull MORE out of photoshoots. Angles when shooting photos, thinking …

Here are 8 morning habits of happy people (that they never talk about)

The world often seems to be divided into two types of people. There are those that drag themselves out of bed in the morning and can’t speak before …

This journal breaks down your 10-year plan into steps you can take every day to achieve it

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Most of us don't look at our current state of life as where we want to be in 10 years. In our careers and personal lives, we all have …

Zen Philosophy Explains Why Attachments Lead to Suffering (and What You Can Do About It)

Attachment, clinging, desiring…I’m sure you’ve heard these words spoken about negatively by Zen masters before.<p>If you grew up in the west, most of us …

24 Things You Need to Let Go to Be Truly Happy | Inc.com

If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing activity. To make sure you're moving in the direction …

Happiness

8 Mindset Shifts to Build Your Business on the Side

Start at the end.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not everyone is capable of building a business on the side because, let's be honest -- it's so damn hard. People fail at building a business when they're working on it full time, so imagine how difficult it is when you're …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

Our Power Lies In How We Choose to Respond to Our Pain

<b>“The strongest hearts have the most scars.” ~Unknown</b><p>Maybe it’s true, that the strongest hearts have the most scars.<p>And maybe the pain and the …

Zen Buddhism Reveals the Little Known Secret to Not Giving a F*ck

If you’ve read articles on Hack Spirit before, you’ve probably heard some wise sayings from master Buddhists like The Dalai Lama and Thich Nhat …