Stephanie Sandberg

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How to Ditch the Fondant and Make Your Own Naked Wedding Cake

Thinking about DIY-ing a wedding cake but intimidated by finicky fondant or perfectly smooth buttercream? Why not try an icing-less naked cake?! Instead of attempting to meticulously ice a cake, leaving the sides exposed is not only trendy, but also a beautifully rustic and easy option for …

21 Incredibly Gorgeous Wedding DIYs That You Can Actually Do

Your dream wedding is in your hands.

The Powerful Predictor Behind Successful Relationships

When does a broken relationship start to go wrong?<p>Whatever you’re thinking — an awkward conversation with your boss, the white lie you told about …

Evil Angels rewatched – harrowing Meryl Streep triumph still packs a punch

Director Fred Schepisi’s 1988 drama Evil Angels is a rare example of a story virtually any Australian will recognise – even if they haven’t seen the film – by a single line of dialogue. The words “the dingo took my baby!” made their way into popular culture, quoted and bastardised in American …

Hairstylist Creates Hair Dyeing Masterpieces Inspired by Classic Fine Art Paintings

For the past year, people have turned to their own hair as a canvas for their artistic interpretations of the world around them, finding a range of inspiration from baked goods to childhood tales of mythical creatures to the entire universe. Hairstylist Ursula Goff has certainly experimented with …

Is Facebook the enemy of truth and civic unity?

The defining political achievements of the past decade have favored tolerance and empathy – and online discussion has fuelled them all, argues Steven Johnson<p>Every new technology threatens to kill off some revered institution. But in the waning months of 2015, more than a few smart and tech-savvy …

Social Media

How To Turn Your Old Smartphone Into A Smart Mirror

A reflective dashboard for your morning routine<p>Ditch your Post-it notes for reminders built right into a mirror. Software engineer Hannah Mittelstaedt programmed an old Android tablet to show time, weather, and other information in bright letters on a dark background. Place the device behind a …

Android News

Do we underestimate the power of plants and trees?

<b>Research suggests plants might be capable of more than we suspect. Some scientists - controversially - describe plants as "intelligent".</b><p>They argue a better understanding of their capabilities could help us solve some of the world's thorniest problems.<p>Four experts talk to the BBC World Service …

Magnetism

What A Surprise Pregnancy In My 40s Taught Me About Facing Uncertainty

Deborah Landau, the poet and author of The Uses of the Body, explains her strategy for surviving life's unexpected twists and turns.<p>Several summers ago, I found myself living a story I hadn't anticipated, the first line of which was: "I'm pregnant." This news came as a total shock -- our sons were …

8 Tips for Dealing With Stress and Overwhelm

In today's modern world, distractions are growing, busy-ness is increasing, stress is climbing and people are feeling more overwhelmed than ever before. Information overload, the rapid rate of change and increased role expectations are all contributors. These trends are unlikely to slow down so …

Time Management

The Real Reason I Keep Having Kids

In the last five years, I've given birth to three beautiful children -- and every time, as I walked into the delivery room, I was absolutely certain that one would be my last.<p>What happened?<p>Somewhere between "Holy crap, I'll never do this again" and "Wouldn't it be fun to have one more?", I lost my …

Parenting

9 Ways Mentally Strong People Handle Stress

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How Your Attachment Style Affects Your Parenting

Like it or not, our childhood has a lot to do with how we parent. In fact, attachment research has shown that our attachment style with our own …

Psychology

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

We need a cure for plant blindness

Photograph: Alamy Stock Photo<p>Hiding in plain sight: lion cubs amid dry red grass (<i>Themeda triandra</i>) in the Kruger National Park in South …

National Parks

This Is the Face of Pregnancy

This morning I overslept, trying to fight off my daily nausea. As soon as I entered my bathroom to get ready for work, it hit me anyway.<p>I pulled my face out of my toilet and made my way to the sink. I caught a glimpse of my sweaty, makeup-stained, swollen-lipped face and thought, "Yep, this is the …

Pregnancy

9 things mentally strong people do to manage stress

That's why being able to manage stress effectively can prove pivotal.<p>We spoke with psychotherapist Amy Morin, the author of "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," to find out the best way to approach stress management.<p>Here are nine things mentally strong people do to keep stress from taking …

Self-help

The Phony Martyrdom of Kim Davis

Religious fanatic and serial bad dresser, Kim Davis, the County Clerk in Rowan County, is absolutely determined to build a cross and climb onto it so the Religious Right can pretend to have a martyr. No doubt the hate group advising her, Liberty Counsel, told her bigots around the country will send …

Religion

Kitchen Remodeling Decisions You’ll Never Regret

We see lots of kitchen trends at HouseLogic, so we know it’s easy to get swept along with what’s in vogue, only to get bummed out by your faddish …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Feeling Phone-Verwhelmed? 5 Tips to Create a Healthier, Happier Relationship With Your Smartphone

Not long ago, I was chatting with a friend who lives in Oregon, USA, and she told me a story that I could completely relate to -- because I've seen it play out in Hawaii, where I live.<p>My friend was having brunch at a popular local restaurant -- she had waited an hour just to get a table -- and …

Happiness

Billionaire CEOs come to Jesus: “We are creating a caste system from which it’s almost impossible to escape”

<b>(Associated Press)</b><p>Peter Georgescu, Ken Langone and other industry titans are slowly realizing income inequality is bad for business<p>Jim Hightower<p>August 30, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>Peter Georgescu has a message he wants America's corporate and political elites to hear: "I'm scared," he said in a recent New …

Rape, ignorance, repression: why early pregnancy is endemic in Guatemala | Linda Forsell and Kjetil Lyche

Photograph: Linda Forsell<p>Michelle was attacked, abducted and raped repeatedly by the father of her two-year-old daughter. Her assailant is now serving a 10-year prison sentence.<p>84<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/6f97043f391b4da396db95bdf910de5a1df563a9/330_149_3017_1811/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Linda …

C-Section

Reduce Your Stress in Two Minutes a Day

Bill Rielly had it all: a degree from West Point, an executive position at Microsoft, strong faith, a great family life, and plenty of money. He even got along well with his in-laws! So why did he have so much stress and anxiety that he could barely sleep at night? I have worked with Bill for …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Got Short Hair Shamed by My Best Friend

I nearly choked on my margarita when Katrina* said it.<p>“I haaaaated your short hair,” she said with a laugh, drawing her words out for dramatic emphasis. “It looked so bad. You looked like a boy.”<p>I did? I felt my face turning hot and red. Why had no one else told me this?<p>“Don’t ever cut it like that …

10 Expert Tips You Didn't Know About Getting Your Teenager To Open Up

“The days are long but the years are short.”<p>Whoever said it first deserves a high five because -- yep -- that sums parenting up in a nutshell.<p>And the days are particularly long in the beginning; while the years are particularly short once your “child” approaches adulthood -- otherwise known as the …

Parenting

How I Learned to Shut Mansplainers Up in the Gym

Two years ago, I started working out every morning at my gym, mixing up Olympic lifting and endurance training with the free weights and pull-up bar available in the weight room, where I am almost always the only woman.<p>Since the beginning of this new regime, I have transformed my body, strength and …

Pictures That Tell Stories: The Street Photography of Jack Simon

Jack Simon has worked as a psychiatrist for four decades. Ten years ago, he began a personal journey in photography, and these days he rarely goes …