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Green Cleaning Products: Homemade Alternatives To Harmful Household Chemicals (PHOTOS)

<i>From Networx's Chaya Kurtz:</i><p>With the following DIY homemade cleaner recipes shared by Hometalk.com members, you'll never have to buy prefab cleaning products again.

A Practical Guide To Having Everything You Want | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>My Wage</b><p><b>I bargained with Life for a penny,</b><p><b>And Life would pay no more,</b><p><b>However I begged at evening</b><p><b>When I counted my scanty store.</b><p><b>For Life is a just</b> …

Stop Avoiding It - Why Conflict Is Good For You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Know the enemy and know yourself; in a hundred battles you will never be in peril. When you are ignorant of the enemy, but know yourself, your</i> …

15 Simple Ways to Put Meaning Back into Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>What is the meaning of life?</b><p><b>That’s for you to decide, you get to choose.</b><p>Instead of going through life without meaning only struggling to survive, …

8 Effortless Actions You Can Take Right Now To Live A Better Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Let’s face it.<p>Personal growth is hard. At least, the type of personal growth you want to last is hard (which is the only kind that matters).<p>If you’ve …

6 Ways To Stop Letting Life's Pressures Consume You | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you get tired of having to deal with the seemingly endless pressures going in in your life?<p>You’re overworked, undervalued, under compensated, …

7 Ways To Be More Optimistic | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Want to Be More Optimistic? Here are Seven Ways to Do It</b><p>Optimism is absolutely essential for winning, meeting and exceeding goals, and feeling …

The One Question That Could Change Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Am I doing the right thing?<p>“Can I pull off quitting my job and starting my own project?”<p>“Should I be doing more?”<p><b>Let’s face it: we constantly ask</b> …

How to Trick Your Brain to Create a New Healthy Habit | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever started a diet or exercise program but didn’t stick with it? If you are like millions of other people, you’ve set out with the best …

5 Steps to Detoxify Your Inner Self | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Have you ever felt like you were bloated with all the negative thoughts that you have created for yourself? Have you ever been under deep pressure …

The Lazy Person's Guide To Not Being Lazy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you feel dead tired after work? Can’t wait to sit down in that comfortable sofa of yours? Basically, you feel lazy, right?<p>You see, what I have …

Stop Giving Your Brain the "Sugar Blues" | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Refined sugar has been called poison, toxic, and the “anti-nutrient”. It’s said to be more addictive than cocaine. Is it really that bad? How much …

Articles about garden apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...<p>On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a...<p>It is a Garden is a minimal residence …

Articles about sweetheart deal on Dwell.com - Dwell

As Herman Miller files a motion to protect their intellectual property—and with our Furniture Issue currently on newsstands—we...<p>Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful,...<p>For photographer Reinaldo Cóser and his family of four, the best way to deal with the …

Articles about looking inward on Dwell.com - Dwell

For Paul and Shoko Shozi, a pair of retiring Angelenos, the goal was to shut out the neighborhood but bring in the sunny skies.<p>As MoMA's “Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling” comes to a close (on Oct.<p>Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their …

Articles about simple plan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...<p>For years, Eileen and Jelle Kiesling spent much of their time in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, she as a teacher, and he as a...<p>A straightforward alteration and …

Finding out what you really want to do in life

For the past month I have been reading a book based on the life of Tulsidas, one of the greatest religious poets of India. He is credited with …

Why Trying to 'Fix' Your Child Is Not a Good Idea

<b>John Gray with Anat Baniel: Tip 6 - From Fixing to Connecting With Your Special Needs Child</b><p>In my practice, the parents I see have incredible commitment and dedication to their children. They will do anything to help their child grow up to be "normal," to be able to walk, talk, think and feel and to …

8 Basic Skills Worksheets

Help your kids get ready for school with printables that teach letters, shapes, sizes, and seasons.<p>Whether your child is going to preschool or kindergarten, teach him basic school skills with these educational worksheets. Kids will learn to trace letters and shapes, compare sizes, and learn what …

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Help for Clumsy Kids

Fine-tune your child's motor skills at any age with these simple, fun activities.<p>Some kids can pedal a trike as soon as they can walk, while other healthy 4-year-olds just can't get the hang of it. One 3-year-old may kick a ball like a little old lady, while another seems destined for ESPN …

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How-To: Fabric Typography Wall Art

Spruce up your crafting space for spring with this fun fabric typography wall art tutorial that Brittni from Paper & Stitch shared on Curbly!<p>Head over to Curbly to see the full how-to!

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How-To: Painted Wooden Bowls

Dress up your summertime dishes with this painted wooden bowl tutorial from Doe a Deery!<p>Ready to get your paint on? Head over to Doe a Deery to see the full how-to!

How-To: Recycled Gift Card Necklace

Are empty gift cards cluttering up your wallet? Turn them into a custom piece of upcycled jewelry with this recycled gift card necklace tutorial from Vicki O’Dell, The Creative Goddess.<p>Who knew that gift cards could make such gorgeous beads?! Head over to The Creative Goddess to see the full how-to.

How-To: Mondrian-Inspired Fabric

Make your own colorful Mondrian-inspired fabric with this fun fabric painting tutorial that designer Lauri Eaton shared on iLoveToCreate!<p>Head over to iLoveToCreate to see the full how-to!

The Moving Toys Workshop

Papercraft rules. Why? Because the material is so approachable and ubiquitous. You’ll get a chance to craft your own dynamic moving toy at The Moving Toys Workshop at Maker Faire Bay Area this year (May 18 & 19). The workshop was founded by installation artist <b>Noga Elhassid</b> in Los Angeles, and it …

How-To: Doily Wrapped Vase

Put pretty doilies to work as home decor! Make a doily wrapped vase—and check out five additional doily-related project ideas—with Country Living.<p>[Via Sulia]<p><b>More:</b><p>How-To: Doily Printed Clay Bowl<br>• Flashback Video: DIY Doily Shoes<br>• How-To: Doily Necklace Tutorial<br>• How-To: Doily Skirt Pocket

How-To: Simple Wooden Rings

Create your own beautiful wooden jewelry with this simple wooden ring tutorial from Caitlin at The Merrythought.<p>Ready to make rings of your own? Break out the power tools and head over to The Merrythought to see the full how-to!

How-To: Colorful Rope Coil Vessels

Make a set of eye-catching containers with this cool rope coil vessels tutorial from Lisa at The Red Thread!<p>[Via CraftGawker]

How-To: Real Flower Necklace

Make your own beautiful, wearable spray rose jewelry with this flower necklace tutorial from The Green Dandelion!<p>So pretty!<p>Head on over to The Green Dandelion to see the full how-to.<p>[Via CraftGawker]