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The 6 Steps of Choosing the Right Paint Color

With so many paint options now on the market, it makes sense that picking your colors can be a daunting process. Do you keep things classic with …

Home Decorating

The Best Paint Colors for Beach House Bedrooms, According to Designers

1 of 12<p>Tradewind by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>Hazy Blue by Benjamin Moore<p>3 of 12<p>Sea Salt by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>Super White …

beachhousebedrooms

Here’s How to Pick the Perfect Paint Color Every Time

Let’s face it: Picking the right paint color is important. There’s no denying the shade we pick to adorn the walls is a fundamental part of any …

Home Decorating

The Best Beachy Paint Colors Ever, According to Designers

1 of 10<p>Coral Reef by Benjamin Moore<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Swiss Coffee by Benjamin Moore<p>3 of 10<p>Salty Dog by Sherwin-Williams<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Alpaca …

12 Timeless Paint Colors That Will Never Go Out of Style

20 Watery Blue Paint Colors That Are Seriously Serene

Who says this hue isn't a neutral?<p>There's a reason people love to paint their walls blue: This hue can come off as evocative and moody or simple and calming, and almost always gets along with other colors. If your want to embrace blue, start with these light, medium, and dark designer favorites.

30 Dreamy Kitchen Paint Colors and Ideas

You know, your walls don't have to be white.<p>Punch up those cabinets with bright blues and reds, or ground a large space with a soothing gray or green. Here, the ultimate kitchen color inspiration is served. (And if you get through all of these ideas and still love those pearly whites? Check out …

This Ancient Wisdom Reveals 6 Rituals to Become Happier

People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more likely to live happier lives when we visit the …

Guided Meditation for Releasing Guilt

“Releasing guilt is like removing a huge weight from your shoulders. Guilt is released through the empowering thought of love and respect for […]The …

'Like Brain Boot Camp': Using Music To Ease Hearing Loss

Trying to make out what someone is saying in a noisy environment is a problem most people can relate to, and one that gets worse with age.<p>At 77, Linda White hears all right in one-on-one settings but has problems in noisier situations. "Mostly in an informal gathering where people are all talking …

31 annoying words and phrases on your résumé that make hiring managers cringe

"Nearly everyone is guilty of using buzzwords from time to time, but professionals are evaluated increasingly on their ability to communicate," says Paul McDonald, senior executive director for professional-placement firm Robert Half.<p>Some of the major problems with using buzzwords, according to …

5 Ways Working Too Hard Hurts You

When does working too hard begin to hurt you? And how?<p>It can be really difficult to strike the perfect balance between overworking yourself and feeling productive. Even if you're prone to working long, difficult hours, we all have breaking points.<p>When does working too hard begin to hurt you? And …

Workaholics

If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LexionThe post If You Make These Tough Choices Every Day You’ll Never Have Regrets in Life appeared first …

Do Not Say These 4 Words at Your Next Job Interview

Who wants to hire a jack-of-all-trades? Nobody. I learned this the hard way early in my career when I was speaking with the VP of the product group at a company where I was interviewing. I told him that I had done a bit of everything at the marketing consulting firm I worked at in Chicago. He …

Cultivate a “Hip Pocket” Skill for Career Success

There are lots of skills that you can learn to advance your career, but instead of tackling all of them, focus instead on building one or two “hip …

Self-improvement

Listening To This Song Reduces Your Anxiety by 65%

(David Wolfe) Anxiety is very common and very serious problem in the United States. It affects around 40 million adults, or 18% of the population. …

Why Good Posture Is So Important —And How You Can Get It

Let’s be honest: You probably don’t have great posture. Most people spend a good portion of their days hunched over a computer or phone, or sitting …

Ergonomics

How to Deal with the Imposter Syndrome

Have you ever felt like a fraud or been afraid that you would be found out?<p>This is a fear that so many women have and it's called the Imposter Syndrome. I had dealt with it for years and honestly, it kind of sucks.<p>It's the feeling that no matter how beautiful people tell you you are, or how …

6 companies with uncommonly good retirement plans

In the post-pension era, these employers still offer superb benefits.

Stop Being a Dick -- It Costs Your Employer Millions (a.k.a., "How to Speak to Your Assistant -- 101")

Earlier this month, I published the article, "The Epidemic that's Costing American Employers Billions," about the scourge of Accidental Managers in the workplace and the ridiculously high (and unnecessary) expense of employee unhappiness. In the small deluge of email, direct messages and comments …

How the Smallest Change Made This Speaker Eight Times Better Than Any Other

Say hello to Devialet's new Gold Phantom.<p>Sitting on a Soho rooftop early one sunny morning, with The Beatles' "Here Comes The Sun" blasting as the rest of New York City rushes to work, is perhaps the perfect way to start the day. That it's coming through the French company Devialet's new Gold …

We Encourage What We Tolerate

<b>"This life is yours. Take the power to choose what you want to do and do it well. Take the power to love what you want in life and love it honestly. Take the power to walk in the forest and be a part of nature. Take the power to control your own life. No one else can do it for you. Take the power</b> …

Why Being Vulnerable is Valuable

Allowing yourself to be vulnerable can be a very difficult thing. At least it has been for me. That being said, I find that I regularly make the choice to write about personal experiences that expose my vulnerability because I hope, somewhere deep down inside, that in doing so it will help someone …

Mature Job-seeker? Here Are 3 Keys To Finding Satisfying Work

Are you an older job-seeker who is currently looking for work? If so, you have likely faced your share of roadblocks and unfortunate stereotypes based upon your age alone. Yet, despite the discouraging experiences you may have encountered, a post-midlife job search can bring undeniable rewards: …

Stress-Free Email: How to Keep Your Inbox Empty

"We hate email," says productivity expert and former principal Frank Buck, "because every time we check it, someone is adding to our already-crowded …

Productivity

Breath Counting Meditation: How to Build Mental Power

You know what's funny? Nearly everything we buy or use comes with instructions. Not just cellphones and computers, but even something as simple as a hammer will usually have at least a drawing that tells you how to use it.<p>But people are not products. We're all born with a brain and body, but at …

Is Imposter Syndrome Holding You Back? (Part 3)

Welcome to the third part of our Imposter Syndrome series.<p>In Part 1 we talked about what Imposter Syndrome is, the fact you're in good company and its relationship with perfectionism.<p>In part 2 we talked about how to move past Imposter Syndrome.<p>In this final part of the series we talk about cultural …

11 Powerful Qs to Ask Before You Take the Job

<b>"Do you have any questions for us?"</b><p>We've all been there. We finally make it to the end of the interview, and now it's our turn to ask the recruiter questions. Yet so many people freeze up at this point because they don't know what to say or fear they'll sound ignorant.<p>Many people don't realize this …

Eight Useful Microsoft Excel Shortcuts Worth Memorizing

Many of us live and die by our spreadsheets, but every true spreadsheet ninja has to start somewhere. These helpful, Excel shortcuts can help you …

Software

How to Master Microsoft Office Outlook

Microsoft Outlook is the de facto email and calendaring client in most offices—and it can help manage your tasks and notes as well. Beyond just …