Lelia Seropian

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11 ways smart people deal with uncertainty

Our brains are hardwired to make much of modern life difficult. This is especially true when it comes to dealing with uncertainty. On the bright …

Self-improvement

19 Pieces Of Street Art That Will Take You Literally Out Of This World

Some of these will make you question everything.

Art

12 Essential Rules to Live More Like a Zen Monk

I’m not a Zen monk, nor will I ever become one. However, I find great inspiration in the way they try to live their lives: the simplicity of their …

Meditation

13 Things Anyone Who Loves A Highly Sensitive Person Should Know

When I was in kindergarten, a boy in my class tossed my favorite book over our elementary school fence. I remember crying profusely, not because I was sad to see it go, but because I was <i>so furious</i> that he was such a bully. It was probably one of the first times I expressed my sensitivity to my …

Psychology

Highly sensitive people: a condition rarely understood

Are your own feelings easily bruised and do you worry endlessly about hurting other people’s? Do you well up when watching charity adverts for illness or animal cruelty, dislike scary films or feel bothered by loud or irritating noises (think music coming from somebody’s earphones) in a way that …

Psychology

If You Download These 5 Apps, You Probably Don't Need a Travel Agent

Confession: I love planning a vacation almost as much as I enjoy actually being on vacation. From scouting out the best hotel deals to reading up on …

Better Relationships Make You Happier, Healthier, and Richer: 7 TED Talks on How to Build Them

Twenty minutes isn't too long to invest in healthier, happier relationships.<p>The science is definitive: People need people. When researchers followed the lives of more than 200 people for seven decades to discover the key to human flourishing, the study director summed up the essential takeaway from …

This Bride's Ikea Hack for Peeing in Her Wedding Dress Is Kind of Genius

The ubiquitous blue Ikea bags have been repurposed as moving boxes for every starter home in America. Now, one enterprising bride has turned them into a bathroom bridal hack that's far easier to put together than your Malm bed frame.<p>A Facebook post from djsweeby, as reported by <i>HelloGiggles</i>, has …

How to Make the Korean Pomegranate Drink That's Helping Women Lose a Pound a Day

You know how much Americans love the refreshing tang of lemonade? That’s how folks in Asia feel about a sweet-and-sour drink made with pomegranate …

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

5 Hard Things You Need to Start Doing for Yourself on Hard Days

On particularly hard days when I feel that I can’t endure, I remind myself that my track record for getting through hard days is 100% so far.And, I …

Positive Thinking

Brené Brown: 'People are sick of being afraid all the time'

Brené Brown is a Texan academic and bestselling author who believes all our relationships would be better and happier if we stopped worrying about ourselves and engaged meaningfully with each other<p>"You can't give children what you don't have yourself," says Brené Brown. "No matter how much …

212 people are dead and hundreds more are seriously ill in the largest listeria outbreak in history

A food-poisoning outbreak has killed more than 200 people.<p>212 people have died in a listeria outbreak stemming from a meat-production plant in Polokwane, South Africa. The country's National Institute for Communicable Diseases has confirmed more than 1,000 cases of listeriosis since the outbreak …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Italian Food

Retired? Here Are 17 No-Cost Ways to Make Money on the Side.

Just because you're retired doesn't mean your work life is over.<p>Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you want to abandon work completely. Your reasons for wanting to work may be to supplement your retirement income or because working enhances your life socially or emotionally. On the employer …

Employment

I Tried Intermittent Fasting for 2 Weeks and the Outcome Shocked Me.

I don’t want to lie to you, I’d rather start this off with a moment of complete honesty. So… Hello, my name is Lindsay and I’m a foodie, but I’ve …

5 Tips for Successful Intermittent Fasting

Print<p>Intermittent fasting (IF) is anything but a new concept. Since the dawn of time, mankind has regularly gone through moments of scarcity and …

Want to Try Intermittent Fasting? Here's What You Need to Know

<i>Before changing the way you eat and altering your diet in any significant way, please speak with a health professional to make sure it's the best</i> …

Holistic Medicine

What You Need to Know About Intermittent Fasting

If you’ve been paying attention to diet trends, you’ve probably noticed the latest obsession with intermittent fasting. This isn’t so much a straight diet as it is an eating pattern: You limit how many calories you eat during specific days or hours, so you cycle between fasting and non-fasting …

Traveling Couple Embroiders All the Charming Architecture They Come Across

Partners in both life and art, French-Swedish textile artists Charles Henry and Elin Petronella create embroidery designs inspired by architecture. Together known as Le Kadre, their aim is to “inspire and motivate people to create.” Each embroidered cityscape illustrates the couple’s travels, …

Embroidery

Want To Be A Rich Millennial? Here Are 5 Strategies To Save More Money

Wealth is a habit.<p>There are two kinds of Millennials.<p>The first saves <i>a lot</i>. According to CNBC and a recent study by Bank of America, 1 in 6 Millennials (ages 23-37) has $100,000 or more in their savings account.<p>The second, well, doesn't save so much. Last year, CNBC reported that 67% of "young …

Eleven signs that you lack emotional intelligence

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

Emotional Intelligence

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

How To Make Chocolate-Dipped Frozen Banana Bites

<b>Prepare your work space.</b> Place a cutting board for the banana slices to your left. In front of you arrange bowls for the toppings and leave a space …

The Tattooist of Auschwitz - and his secret love

<b>For more than 50 years, Lale Sokolov lived with a secret - one born in the horrors of wartime Europe, in a place that witnessed some of the worst of man's inhumanity to man.</b><p>It would not be shared until he was in his 80s, thousands of miles from that place.<p>Lale had been the Tattooist of …

Tattoos

'Whinge less, people!': Life advice from a 27-year-old woman dying from cancer is going viral for all the right reasons

A post written by a 27-year-old Australian woman who died of cancer last week has gone viral on Facebook with more than 50,000 shares and 60,000 likes.<p>Holly Butcher from Grafton, Australia, suffered from Ewing's sarcoma, which is often found in the bone and surrounding soft tissue.<p>She wrote the …

Cancer

This Genius Hack for Packing Jeans Will Change Your Suitcase Forever

There’s nothing more frustrating than trying to cram your favorite pair of jeans into an already-stuffed suitcase. Seriously, how is it that even the</i> …

Clothing

Business Travel Doesn't Have to Be Stressful. Here Are 7 Tips to Make It Easier

Apps are some of the most convenient tools that can make travel stress-free. Here are 7 to download before your next business trip.<p>I am constantly amazed at the innovations between technology and travel. Did you know that an app can allow you to skip those long customs lines? Or that you can get …