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The Six Rules of Personal Success

Of all human abilities, one stands out, the ability to see the <i>Big Picture</i>, the things that are important in life, and not to be distracted by small, trivial, and irrelevant things; the intelligence to separate the message from the background noise.<p>‘The Big Picture’ is about the grand goals; the big …

How I Came to Understand the Meaning of Self Compassion

I didn't know what self compassion was until Christmas time, 2008.<p>My twin girls were 3 ½ and my son would be 2-years-old in just over a month. My husband, kids and I were all going to stay at my in-laws house, which is about an hour away, for a few days over the Christmas holiday.<p>Also staying at my …

Motivation Is A Muscle: The 7 Best Ways To Substantially Increase Your Productivity

Motivation – it’s something we all want to have, but something that easily evades us. It comes so easily at first, right? You spend all Sunday night gearing yourself up for that 6 AM workout. You put your water bottle in your gym bag. Your shoes are by the front door. You even write out your …

The One Question You Should Answer Before Every Project | Inc.com

If you’re travelling to an unfamiliar location, you wouldn’t leave home without a big red circle around you destination on either a physical or virtual map. But according to a new article in MIT Sloan Management Review, when it comes to big work projects, it’s remarkable how many teams start out …

The Positive Power of Negative Thinking

If you want to achieve a major goal, conventional wisdom says to think positive. Picture yourself delivering the perfect presentation, and absorb the …

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24 Super Clever Kitchen Storage Ideas

Make the most of what you've got.<p>If you can't bring yourself to Kondo the kitchen, it's time to trick out the cabinets, drawers and island with a few space-saving ideas. Rethink the little nooks and niches and you'll have counter space for days.

A Sturdy, Industrial Kitchen in Napa Valley

In wood, steel, and brick.<p>Salvaged wood, raw steel, and glazed brick give a St. Helena, California, kitchen a sturdy, industrial look. Tour this kitchen designed by Dan Doyle for design ideas. For more kitchen decor tips, read the interview with the designer.

Kitchens

10 American Designs and Designers That Will Inspire You

A look at unique and innovative designs.<p>The theme of the April 2013 issue of <i>House Beautiful</i> is all-American design. It's funny to realize that though I have been traveling and looking at design all over the world for my site, theaccessorator.com, I have never focused on design in my own country! It …

Furniture

101 Home Makeover Ideas from 101 Designers

From a new coat of paint to better light bulbs.<p>So you want to do something different to your home right now? Here are 101 ideas from 101 designers, and there's something for every room.

15 Genius Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

Small Spaces

The 10 Tiniest Rooms We've Ever Seen

Stylish and efficient spaces.<p>From a 48-square-foot kitchen to a tiny and cozy reading nook, we've rounded up beautiful small spaces that don't spare style or efficiency. Take a look a these amazing designs.

Interior Design

7 Reasons to Visit Hong Kong Now

Hong Kong has flourished for more than 150 years as a gateway between East and West. As one of the world’s most expensive, fast-paced, and elegant …

Nesting: Ladder Display Makeover

We are a little ladder obsessed. I'm not sure what it is but we use ladders for everything from reaching high places (duh, that's what ladders are …

Make Your Own Mini Planter

I've had several different phases where I got really obsessed with clay and lately I can feel it coming on again! I love polymer clay and also air …

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet -- and Keep an Organized Linen Closet

Folding a fitted sheet can be frustrating, especially when you need to conserve space in your linen closet. Who better to teach you how to fold a fitted sheet than Martha Stewart? Say good-bye to scrunched-up, wrinkled sheets with this foolproof technique for how to fold a fitted sheet.<p>This …

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

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Articles about modern high rise town house tel aviv on Dwell.com - Dwell

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to...<p>How a Bay Area architect who toggles his time between the coasts found his home away from home in a modern Manhattan high-rise.<p>With their light, white house that owes …

25 Decor Ideas That Make Small Bathrooms Feel Bigger

Before you contemplate moving, you need to check out this list.<p>Whether it's a tiny powder room or a shower stall with barely enough room to scrub, a small bathroom can make mornings even worse than they already are. But you don't need to move, you just need some strategic styling. We've got 20+ …

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1 Sofa, 6 Different Looks

One sofa, six different styles.<p>Want an instant makeover? No need to redo the entire living room. Just add a decorative pillow (or three). Check out these decorating ideas from designers who share their tips on arranging throw pillows.

Home Decorating

15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

Kitchens

Top 5 Blog Posts of the Week:Living Room Organization Products, Eclectic Bedrooms, and More

From stylish products to organize your living room to eclectic bedrooms, here's our weekly roundup of the shelter blogosphere.<p><b>This week's favorite links:</b><p>18 Awesome Products for Living Room Organization. Design*Sponge<p>Decorating with Chic Folding Screens. Mimosa Lane<p>A Look at Serena & Lily's New …

65 Cozy Designer Family Rooms

Lazy days are welcome here.<p>Prop up your feet — these comfy dens are tailor-made for relaxing. Up your living room's game too with even more designer decorating ideas.

Interior Design

How To Decorate With Black-and-White

10 classic and sophisticated spaces.<p>The classic color combination makes any room — from bathrooms to bedrooms — sophisticated, chic, and timeless. From horizontal stripes to graphic floor tile, designers share their favorite black-and-white decorating ideas.

72 Kitchens That'll Make You Want To Redo Yours

You've been dreaming of that custom backsplash forever. Now's the time.<p>The kitchen is probably the most used room in your house, so you want it to be a space you enjoy spending time in. From country casual to sleek and modern — and everything in between — we've got all the kitchen inspiration you …

Kitchens

Handmade Party Favors

Add some pop to white boxes with gold-medallion stickers, for party favors that sparkle.

Knitting and Crocheting Projects

The braided, ropelike cable is much easier to stitch than it appears. Basically, you knit as usual but hold a few stitches in reserve on a cable needle until you need them.<p>How to Knit Cabled Mittens<br>How to Knit a Cabled Headband

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Finally! The 23 Unwritten Rules Of Email

It wasn’t until I helped my college-aged brother hack (er, set up) his inbox and explained some of the nuances of this ubiquitous method of communication that I realized how many unwritten rules of email have developed over the years.<p>Some of them are pretty obvious, but they’re worth repeating …