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Happiness Is Tied to Your Emotional Intelligence. Here Are 3 Traits Happy People Have in Common

Learn what works for you.<p>It's easy to assume that the only thing standing between you and career bliss is achieving a couple of milestones -- building a successful business, reaching a certain earning potential, or getting promoted. These people seem happy, right?<p>Often, this idea that happiness at …

Emotional Intelligence

Router Table Major Improvements

Sometimes to be more effective or efficient when using a tool you need to modify the tool to work best for you. I decided it was finally time to …

Woodworking

Buddha’s Teachings on Anger Management: Five Ways to Put an End to Anger, or to Use it Constructively and 3 Sutras on Anger

In Buddhist teachings, anger is most often metaphorically compared to either an “out of control forest fire” or a “rampaging elephant.” Why these …

Anger Management

25 Life Changing Lessons to Learn from Buddha

There are so many beautiful, powerful and life changing lessons I have learned from studying Buddhism and from reading many of Buddha’s quotes. And …

Spirituality

Criticism of China by Malaysia’s Mahathir resonates around East Asia, and with Beijing

Over the decades, China’s leaders have been known to greatly respect the tell-it-like-it-is political instincts of Malaysian maestro Dr Mahathir …

Asia

If you want to have a good time, ask a Buddhist | Oliver Burkeman

What with positive emotions being, shall we say, thin on the ground these days – in public life, anyway – I was pleased to encounter this wise insight into how to generate more of them, courtesy of the German-born Buddhist nun Ayya Khema: “We may believe that it’s the quality of the sunset that …

Meditation

7 Things Buddha Taught Us To Overcome Suffering

6. Removal<p>There will be times in your life when avoiding a problem is just not viable. Sometimes in life you have to make tough decisions, but …

Interior design ideas by turnkey project designers in Gurgaon

Simplistic styles for home is always easy on the eyes and in fact, it is even easier for homeowners as it makes it simpler to maintain it in the same …

The 10 Best Ways to Boost Your Home Wifi

Wifi is one of the most important developments in the evolution of the internet—no one wants to be chained to a desktop—but it’s also one of the most …

Wi-Fi

‘No One Is Ever Really Ready’: Aid-In-Dying Patient Chooses His Last Day

In the end, it wasn’t easy for Aaron McQ to decide when to die.<p>The 50-year-old Seattle man — a former world traveler, triathlete and cyclist — …

Cozy Family Home With A Floating Top Floor

The relationship between an architect and his or her projects is always special and the reasons differ every time. For architect Daniel Arev, one of …

Architecture

To Fix That Pain In Your Back, You Might Have To Change The Way You Sit

My back hurts when I sit down.<p>It's been going on for 10 years. It really doesn't matter where I am — at work, at a restaurant, even on our couch at home. My lower back screams, "Stop sitting!"<p>To try to reduce the pain, I bought a kneeling chair at work. Then I got a standing desk. Then I went back …

World News

10 Dirt-Simple Woodworking Jigs You Need

Woodworking jigs ensure that cuts are straight, holes are plumb and parts are square—among many other things. And jigs are worth the time it takes to …

What’s so Wonderful about Buddhism? Some Outstanding Features of Buddhism

A Perfect Example<p>The historical Buddha is an embodiment of all the virtues that He preached. He translated all His words into action. He was tireless …

Get Ready to Go Nuts Over These 4 Drool-Worthy 2018 Countertop Trends

Many people think of the countertops in their kitchen as something of a workhorse. It’s a surface on which they can prepare a meal, eat or get work …

Want to ‘age in place’? Make sure your home has these 6 things.

Planning to stay in your home well into your golden years? Doing some renovations before you retire can help make your house more accessible and safe for your life ahead.<p>Nearly 90 percent of people over age 65 want to stay in their homes for as long as possible, according to research by the …

Home Improvement

Volkswagen makes the world's favorite camper van bigger and better

A year after getting van lifers' minds tingling with the California XXL concept camper, Volkswagen has revealed the production version, the Grand …

Forbidden City: a day in the life of a Chinese emperor

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Forbidden City

Legendary Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh Reveals Buddhism’s Secret to Achieving Enlightenment, In 10 Steps

Ever heard of Thich Nhat Hanh? We’ve been sharing some of his wisdom lately here and the response has been tremendous.<p>We collected some of his most …

This Magical Spray Will Tell Your Dog Exactly Where to Poop

With a simple spray, you'll have your dog potty trained in no time!<p>Wouldn’t it be nice if you could just point to a spot that you want your dog to go …

10 Different Knots That Will Make Your Life Much Easier

America is a developed country, but to our surprise, a huge number of Americans don’t have a basic knowledge of practical life skills. Around 60% of …

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

These Midcentury-Modern Living Rooms Will Convince You to Turn Back Time

The midcentury modern era was known for its sunken living rooms, low-slung seating, bold color combinations, and floating fireplaces—an homage to an …

Mid-Century modern

This Interior Designer's Trick for How To Paint a Room Is Genius

Her new company is going to change how you paint.<p>Interior designer and entrepreneur Nicole Gibbons knows a thing or two about how to paint a room, so …

Lifestyle

What Is the Mediterranean Diet, and Can It Help You Lose Weight?

You know it's great for your heart, but your favorite Mediterranean staples do wonders for your brain and penis, too.<p>It's been said that the Mediterranean Diet, which focuses on plant-based foods and lean proteins like fish and chicken, can help you lose weight and slash your cancer risk. But is …

You've Been Painting Rooms Wrong All These Years

Paint is one of the best ways to dramatically change a room, especially on a low budget. It may seem as simple as deciding on a color, buying paint, …

Midcentury-Inspired Homes in This Texas Community Start in the Low $300Ks

Starlight Village, a new housing community in Leander, Texas, offers eight models that combine midcentury flair with modern convenience.<p>"Inspired by the Space Race and growing up in Air Force base housing, my husband, Michael, and I dreamed up a neighborhood built entirely of midcentury modern …

Building 101: How to Work With an Interior Designer

From defining the scope of work to knowing when to compromise, here's what you need to know about working with an interior designer.<p>Ensure the success of your renovation or new build with this guide to working with an interior designer.<p>1. Find the Right Fit<p>Finding the right interior designer can …

Outdoor Spaces

Top 5 Homes of the Week With Lush Outdoor Spaces

These outdoor spaces from the Dwell community are perfect for warm summer nights. Take a peek at the tranquil, plant-filled backyards, gardens, and courtyards that caught our editor's eye this week.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home feature. Add</i> …

Outdoor Spaces

10 Reasons You Should Retire to a Tiny House

Retirees often opt to downsize to smaller houses. However, some of today’s seniors are taking this trend to another level by jumping on the tiny home …