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Three Mindsets That Kill Creativity

Having a flawed mindset about yourself or your photography is often the biggest hindrance to your creative work. From each of our unique life …

There's Wow Factor Around Every Corner in This Toronto Home

Amazingly, the ultraelegant house also happens to be kid-friendly<p>Luxury and practicality seem mutually exclusive when it comes to design, but those two things were precisely what a Toronto family was searching for when they purchased an 8,000-square-foot property on a quiet, tree-lined street in …

Interior Design

This New House In Florida Has A Contemporary Interior With Industrial Accents

dig Architecture have designed and built this new home in Atlantic Beach, Florida, that features a contemporary interior with industrial elements.<p>The …

This Trullo packs chic modern comforts in its smashing rustic style

Today homify tour is more of a tribute to this holiday season and a visual treat for you! Featuring an Ostunia based scenic <i>Trullo</i>, this tour takes …

Northern Europe

Minimalist bedrooms you won't be able to resist

How does the saying go? That less is more? Well, in terms of stylish bedroom design, that can definitely be the case, as we're about to prove! …

5 Design Apps to Help You Plan Home Renovations

If you are tired of the outdated look in your home, you do not need to buy a new home or move to another house. You can remodel your house and give …

Apps

Leimert Park Spanish-style with glamorous living room seeks $640K

Beamed ceilings and a picture window<p>This Leimert Park house is a textbook example of why the neighborhood’s gaining so much attention from would-be homebuyers. The attractive Spanish-style features vintage elements, and has clearly been well maintained.<p>The living room’s 12-foot-tall ceilings …

Living Rooms

Peek Inside This Opulent Mansion in Toronto

Designer Lori Morris takes sumptuous home design to the next level with this incredible estate.<p>The world is but a canvas to our imagination,” said …

Interior Design

Dmitry Velikovsky Creates a Minimalist Moscow Retreat

The architect achieved a streamlined look by incorporating masculine touches to give the Russia residence a cool elegance<p><i>This article originally appeared in the December 2006 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>If it's true, as many Russians are fond of saying, that sprawling, tumultuous Moscow is …

Secret shelter installed under a bridge in Spain

Abellanas conceived the project to try and recapture some of the magic children experience when hiding under a table cloth, or inside some other …

Architecture

This is how much water you should be drinking based on your weight

It varies from person to person dependent on a number of factors.<p>Is your pee so light you can barely tell you went to the bathroom? Good job. But if your pee looks more like apple juice, you've got some work to do.<p>Water is the most underutilised tool when it comes to your health. From clearing your …

9 Easy Ways to Make Time for a Side Hustle

We love that millennials are investing in their talent and starting side hustles in droves this summer. But even though we’re daydreaming about quitting our day job and making the courageous decision to pursue our passion project full-time, most startup owners are still paying their bills with a …

The one book that changed Oprah Winfrey’s life and business

Today, everyone knows a book recommendation from Oprah Winfrey can shoot a title to the top of every best-seller list. But before she was a literary …

Clifton House / Malan Vorster Architecture Interior Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The suburb of Clifton on Cape Town’s Atlantic Seaboard has a high rate of foot traffic due to it’s …

5 websites where you can learn in-demand skills for free

Employees must up-level their skills and seek new challenges at work and outside of work. One of the best ways to do that is to take a class on an in-demand topic.<p>From Mandarin language classes to computer programming bootcamps and digital marketing workshops, there's a course for almost anything. …

3 Simple Habits That Will Stop You From Procrastinating

We all feel guilty and stressed when we procrastinate. Here are scientific tips on how to never procrastinate again.<p>Admit it - you've procrastinated once or twice in your life. You might even be a habitual procrastinator.<p>You know what I'm talking about: Putting off a task when you know you should …

Procrastination

Make Any Box Into a Jewelry Box!

Pretty decorative boxes are one of my favorite things to have around the house (usually in little groupings with other candles or figurine type …

Art Deco co-op owned by fashion photographer Paul Sinclaire asks $2.2M

This is a picturesque apartment from a picturesque building, the Art Deco co-op 444 East 52nd Street. The Beekman apartment in question belongs to …

These 7 TED talks have completely changed how I make decisions

Psychologists have found decision-making is fraught with hidden influences, tricky nuances, and the ability to make us happy in the short-term but unhappy in the long-term.<p>Some of my greatest insights into this aspect of human behavior have come from TED talks, which break down research findings …

Bill Gates, Warren Buffett And Oprah All Use The 5-Hour Rule

<b>Top business leaders often spend five hours per week doing deliberate learning.</b><p><b>Article featured: Inc., Time, Observer, Business.com, Life Hacker, &</b> …

Treadmill workouts that take the monotony out of running indoors

<i>By Kelli Kennedy, The Associated Press</i>Just because it’s too cold for your normal three-mile outdoor run doesn’t mean the treadmill has to be a …

The Surprising Link Between Your Brain and Your Physical Health

<i>What is the relationship between exercise, learning, and neurogenesis? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Bart Loews, passionate exercise enthusiast, on Quora:</b><p>When it comes to the the …

6 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps That Will Help You Feel More Zen This Year

Ways to be that well-adjusted person.<p>If you've ever wondered how that impossibly calm, resourceful colleague or friend keeps a level head under pressure—while juggling a full schedule and not pitching a fit about it—chances are she's already up to speed on mindfulness and daily meditation exercises.<p>…

The Best of Sketching in 2016

From traditional to digital and everything in between<p>We noticed a popularity in sketching articles this year, ranging from traditional pen and paper …

Sketching

A Master Buddhist explains how to use mindfulness when you're going through tough times

<b>Since you're here...</b><p>... we have a small favor to ask. More people are reading Ideapod than ever before, but advertising revenues across the media …

10 Unmistakable Habits Of Utterly Authentic People

Oscar Wilde said, "Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken." Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To live authentically, you must own your actions and ensure that they align with your beliefs and needs. This can be a difficult thing to maintain when …

20 Tips to Turn Your Bedroom Into a Bohemian Paradise

Throughout the past couple years, we’ve seen the bohemian style flickering on the edges of our vision. Homes filled with houseplants, wicker chair …

Home Decorating

Planning to get fit in 2017? First you need to change the way you think

Sometimes, your approach to health and fitness needs a whole new mindset. Tomorrow is the day when we face up to our new year resolutions, particularly when it comes to our bodies. We will be different in 2017, we tell ourselves. We will be fitter, leaner, more effective in our lives.<p>This is …

7 Mindful Rituals That Are Hard To Adopt But Will Benefit You Forever

I’m sure you’ve heard of ‘mindfulness’ before. From mental health experts to professional athletes, it’s being touted as the next big revolution in …

11 simple tips for being more productive that don't feel like work

You went out with friends last night, which seemed like a brilliant idea in the moment and quickly escalated to a wildly good time, but now you're paying the price to productivity.<p>You're utterly exhausted due in part to dehydration and largely attributed to lack of sleep, you can't quite satisfy …