Heather Odkan

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5 Ways To Make Cosmic Ordering Fun And Easy | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So What Is Cosmic Ordering<p>I’m sure we have all heard of the law of attraction, like attracts like and ask and you shall receive. Cosmic ordering is a …

Motivation

My collection of funny emails from my inbox.

Reynolds Wrap has lock in taps to hold the roll in place<p>The color on the bread tab indicates how fresh the bread is<p>And those colors are in …

31 Insanely Easy And Clever DIY Projects

These are the kind of simple projects for the laziest and most inept of crafters. Even if you can barely operate a drill, you can do most of these projects — and in less than an hour.

Sewing

21 Cats Who Are Blaming The Government Shutdown For All Their Problems

They don't even really know what it is, but that's what politics are all about, right? These cats think so.

Pets

6 Simple Tips to Be More Mindful in Everyday Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

As a psychiatrist and meditation practitioner, I work with many people who have heard of the benefits of meditation, and want to commit to a daily …

30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself

<i>When you stop chasing the wrong things you give<br>the right things a chance to catch you.</i><p>As Maria Robinson once said, “Nobody can go back and start a …

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

5 Reliable Ways to Achieve Your Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to achieve success? Want it badly? Learn 5 reliable ways to achieve your success. These are straightforward, no-nonsense, and timeless ways that …

Chocoholic: Fudgy Chocolate Pretzel Cake

More<p>All About Chocolate<p>Everything you want to know about chocolate<p>This cake is inspired by one of my favorite chocolate cakes of all time. Pulled off the internet when I worked as a pastry chef at an old country inn in Connecticut, I fell in love with the Double Chocolate Layer Cake from Engine Co. …

You Can Be Who You Wanna Be

This is about building healthy muscle memory; or, how to set up positive habits, break negative ones and train yourself into things that soothe …

How To Make Your Own DIY Vintage Plate Tiered Dessert Stand

Here's a quick and easy project for parties of all types; whether for kids or adults, casual or formal. These tiered stands are inexpensive to make, …

3 Surprising Ways a Deep Breath Can Reduce Your Anxiety | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Don’t you hate it when you’re really nervous and anxious and a friend says, “Just take a deep breath . . .”?<p>It seems so trite, so dismissive, so …

Mindfulness

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 …

Procrastination

Simple & Inexpensive Tricks to Make Your Home Look Sophisticated

My home is my sanctuary, my little slice of peace and quiet. In true European spirit, I love to rent -- the American Dream to me has nothing to do with a mortgage. I am a fan of smaller spaces (my apartment is about 1,300 square feet), I love anything old, including old buildings (the row house I …

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 …

3 Effortless Ways to Get More Done | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever wonder how on some days you seem to get so much accomplished, while on others, you barely get a few things checked off your to-do list?<p>I …

When Your Weight Fluctuates: What’s Normal and What’s Not

Stop hating the scale and beating yourself up, and head off potentially permanent weight gain<p>Although you know a number is just a number, it's hard …

Need Some Motivation Right Now? Read This IMMEDIATELY – Corbett Barr

Quit bitching about how tired you are.<p><b>The world doesn’t care.</b><p>And if you’re feeling depressed or down, stop feeling sorry for yourself while you’re at …

Motivation

How-To: Crocheted Deer Butt Faux Taxidermy

I’ll admit it: I giggled about this deer butt for a few solid minutes before writing this post. Can you blame me?<p>Make your own silly faux taxidermy with this crocheted deer butt pattern from Abi at My Backyard Monsters!<p><b>More:</b><p>MAKE | Mini Wooden Deer Bust Trophy<br>• MAKE | Vegan Taxidermy<br>• MAKE | Lisa …

Taxidermy

How to Make Cinnamon Rolls | Cinnamon Rolls Recipe | Allrecipes.com

Coconut Tres Leches Cupcakes (Mother's Day Collab) -with yoyomax12

4 Ways To Deal With Negativity in the World | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Picture this scenario: You wake up in the morning, brush your teeth and get ready to go to work. You head to your kitchen and brew yourself a cup of …

Self-help

4 Ways To Train Your Mind for Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Your alarm goes off at 6 AM and immediately your to-do list flashes through your mind. Before brushing your teeth you check your phone for important …

Meditation

Finding And Using Intuition To Achieve Your Goal | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Latent within everyone who has a sentient conscious mind there is an “invisible” partner who has the answer to literally everything. This invisible …

Self-help

3 Steps to Make Every Day Feel Like Vacation | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Time is dead as long as it is being clicked off by little wheels; only when the clock stops does time come to life.</i> – William Faulkner<p>Sitting in the …

Note-Taking

The Power of Doing Good | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Happiness, health, prosperity, peace, a better world for our children – we all want the same things in life. The key to these lies within us, and a …

Happiness

3 Tips to Making Efficient Use of Your Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“I don’t have enough time.” “I’m too busy.” “There aren’t enough hours in the day.”</i><p>On average, I hear at least one of these expressions twice a day. …

Weightlifting

How To Conquer Fluctuating Ambition in 5 Steps | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Picture this.<p>It’s 10 PM and I’m excited about life. I decide to go to the gym tomorrow at 8 AM.<p>The morning arrives, and I peel my body out of bed, …

Motivation

10 Ways to Start Loving Life | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>Does Your Life Even Matter?</b><p>Go to work. Come home. Eat Dinner. Go to sleep. Wake up.<p>Rinse, recycle, repeat.<p>Do you ever wonder…<p>Does my life even matter?<p>…

Outsourcing