Dana Barcus

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12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

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How Yoga Transforms Your Body

<b>Infographic –</b> The proliferation of yoga and meditation in the Western world has been quite rapid, with organic growth driven by the beneficial …

Find Your Fit Shows Women's Clothing Sizes by Brands That Fit You Best

Shopping for clothes that actually fit is downright agonizing—especially for women, when a size 8 varies so ridiculously across clothing brands. Find …

Clothing

The Quality of Life - Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How important is self improvement to you? If you’re someone who believes a successful life is filled with continuous growth and learning, to you, …

Wrap Kitchen Tongs in Cardboard Tubes for Clutter-Free Storage

Kitchen tongs are awesome for many things, from squeezing citrus to grabbing hard-to-reach items. But they make a mess when stored in a drawer. A …

9 Things To Remember When You're Being Treated Unfairly | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the life of me, I always felt like I suffered a bad childhood. Well, sometimes at least.<p>I remember being treated unfairly many times.<p>When I was …

Self-help

10 Signs You Don’t Love Yourself Enough (And What To Do About It) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Note:</b> <i>If you find yourself feeling uncomfortable while reading this, remind yourself that uneasiness can signal a positive change; in fact, the</i> …

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6 Simple Alterations to Become More Present | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you think about the day ahead, the deadlines, projects, meetings; while driving? Do you worry and stress over an email you sent days ago that …

34 Ways to Encourage Positive Thinking | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

The brain is a powerful organ; it controls the entire body. But your thought process is much more influential. Your thoughts dictate who you become, …

How to Tune Into the Spirit World

March 01, 2013<p><i>Did you know you have the ability to connect with the spirit world already inside you?</i><p>Connecting with the Spirit World<p><b>By Michelle</b> …

15 Happiness Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

Life is what you make of it – so why not make yours happy? In the face of challenge, defeat, disappointment, discouragement, tragedy, and failure, it …

The Best Products That Clean Anything and Everything

Cleaning is a chore we all have to deal with, and whether you find it a nightmare or you think it's relaxing, having the right gear to get the job …

How to Open Your Third Eye and Become a Clairvoyant

December 10, 2013<p><i>Do you know how to use your third eye?</i><p><b>By Naomi Hale</b><p>Yes, you can boost your own psychic abilities just developing your own natural …

Yoga 101: Shoulder Stand

• Relieves stress and anxiety by increasing blood flow to the heart and brain.<br>• Speeds up metabolism<br>• Tones entire body<br>• Lengthens the spine<br>• Detoxifies the …

Sculpt Sexy Legs in 15 Minutes

Hit every major muscle in your lower bod—and burn fat all over<p>Training your lower body is one of the fastest ways to get lean. That's because it's made up of bigger muscle groups (such as your glutes, quads, and hamstrings), so working those specific areas tends to create a greater metabolic …

Workouts

Tone Your Abs on a Mat: 5 Moves Better Than Crunches

Feel the burn, skip the crunches.<p>The mat is a great place to sculpt sexy abs. What's not so great? Only doing crunches—which utilize just a portion of your core muscles—to tone up. So we put together five intense and efficient core-strengthening moves that target <i>all</i> the regions of your abs. Here's …

Workouts

10 Interesting Myths and Legends About The Moon

Kathryn Vercillo <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>The moon is a powerful force of nature. Just step outside in the middle of the night when the sky is clear and the moon …

Clean Stainless Steel with Vinegar and Oil

Stainless steel appliances look amazing, but grease and fingerprints can make a fancy fridge look dingy. Weblog The Kitchn shows you how to get a …

Stainless Steel

Top 5 Spiritual Happiness Essentials

A spiritual life need not require mantras at dawn and daily yoga on the beach. When I started out on a spiritual path, I found that I had to slot my …

Spirituality

Making Your Dreams Come True

Engrossed in his own world, dismayed and troubled, once upon a time, a traveler was passing through the woods. His whole life had been a struggle, he …

10 Ideas to Develop Your Intuition and Access Spiritual Guidance

1. Know how you’re wired to receive guidance<p>There are four main gifts: clairvoyance, clairaudience, claircognizance and clairsentience.<p>So many of my …

5 Simple Things You Can Do To Be Happy

What’s the secret to happiness?<p>To be honest, I still don’t know. Over the years I’ve experimented with different strategies and techniques with the …

7 Life-Defining Things Grateful People Have | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

If you’re on the journey of becoming a happier person, you’d know for sure that being grateful is one of the key things to gaining that …

29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We are surrounded by many websites. We provide you with a list of incredibly useful websites even though they are relatively unknown

​Clean Your Car Seats With Washing Soda

Car seats absorb all sorts of stains and crumbs. Over time fabric seats can get gross, but you can avoid expensive cleaners by using washing soda and …

5 Of Oprah's Greatest Aha! Moments (VIDEO)

Have you had an epiphany so shocking you actually said out loud, "Aha!"? Oprah certainly has. In the following five lessons from life teachers such as Dr. Maya Angelou, Tony Robbins and Dr. Phil, you will hear ideas that changed Oprah's life forever -- and if you're open to it, they just might …

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Wall Art

IKEA Card File Drawers Hack

At the moment, amongst other things, I’m working on a totally new room makeover at my hive.<p>It’s a little space I’ve not shared previously. I can’t …

"hidden storage" books

We have a lot of books - many of which we haven't read. We collected a lot of pretty hard cover books for the wedding (we used them with our center …

12 Ways to Create a Beautiful Bar at Home

This week is all about spiking things up. Whether you’re prepping for a St. Patrick’s Day bash, March madness, or are simply mixology-curious, here are 12 home bar scenes that are sure to inspire a tipsy cocktail party or two.<p>1. DIY Armoire Bar: If you have an old armoire that is packed to the max …

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