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Farmhouse Bedroom Decorating Ideas

01 of 50<p>You don’t have to live on a farm to decorate in farmhouse style; you don’t even have to live in a rural area. You just need to embrace the …

32 Books Anyone Who Wants to Succeed Should Read

If reading is something you're willing to do to sharpen yourself, check out these highly recommend titles.<p>The most successful people typically work hard, practice the right habits every day, and often are readers who strive for self-improvement. If reading is something you're willing to do to …

Leadership

30 Fabulous (and Practically Free) Things to Do with Your Family This Holiday Season

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Feng Shui Your Living Room: Location, Layout, Furniture, and Overall Vibe

The living room is an important space in any home, whether it’s a loft, a studio apartment, a duplex, a single family home, or a mansion. The reason …

13 Must-Download Apps to Help Make Your Home Renovation *MUCH* Easier

If your Pinterest boards are overflowing with marble kitchens, statement wallpaper, and mid-century modern Amazon finds (two-day shipping, y’all!), it may be time to *seriously* consider embarking on a springtime renovation. But because renos are practically synonymous with stress, we’ve decided to …

Apps

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

How Will Your Home Benefit from A Kitchen Renovation?

The day starts with a cup of coffee and a yummy breakfast. It is fact that, the happier you feel enjoying the kitchen work, the happier your day …

Home Improvement

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20 Places All Americans Should See Before They Die

Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.<p>Consider this your checklist for some of the U.S.'s most epic sites.

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

A Conversation with Mobile Artist Carolyn Frischling

In the coming months I hope to include more artists who have participated in group or singular exhibitions. I recently had a conversation with …

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

A Killer Mac 'N' Cheese by Jamie Oliver

What is real American food? For his book, Jamie's America, Jamie Oliver crisscrossed the country to find out. The diversity of our cooking was a revelation to him. Here, he makes a classic macaroni and cheese recipe.<p><b>Serves 8-10</b><p>Ingredients<p>Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons butter<p>3 …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

Books

New $199 Toshiba Windows tablet shows why Surface Mini isn’t needed

Advertisement<p>56 Comments<p>Toshiba is showing Microsoft(s msft) how to aggressively price a tablet. The company launched an 8-inch slate on Tuesday that …

Gear & Gadgets

Things to Do in Dallas: Events, Concerts, Restaurants & More: GuideLive

Texas

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Too Busy? 7 Ways To Increase Leisure Time, According To Science

<b>Feeling overwhelmed? Are you constantly running from thing to thing but never getting it all done?</b><p>When researchers survey people, they say they’re …

Time Management

Why we will come to see mindfulness as mandatory

This increasingly popular tool for calming the mind, once seen as a New Age fad, could play a role in hospitals and schools<p>Mindfulness is selling millions of books and apps, it appears on the front cover of Time magazine, pops up in the Financial Times and is used by all kinds of people from …

The Perfect Linen Closet Storage Trick

DIY

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

Interior Design

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

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The Grammar of Ornament, by Owen Jones. 

This is the book that popularized international and exotic patterns in the 19th century. It is damn pretty.

17 Quotes That Will Help You Discover Your Life's Purpose

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