Heidi Tiltti

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This Tiny House Is Minimal But Not Harsh

Have you ever gone cross country in an RV? If you have, you know that it is unforgettable experience. Sometimes in a great way, sometimes in a "I was …

Living Rooms

Saying Yes to Any of These 8 Questions Reveals You're Way More Emotionally Intelligent Than You Think

Ever wonder what your strengths and limitations are in emotional intelligence? Now you know.<p>There's no shortage of content available on the popular topic emotional intelligence -- it's everywhere, and found to be one of the most desired qualities for personal and professional development.<p>But …


This Tiny Pre-Fab Cabin Is the Ultimate Off-the-Grid Escape

Because obsessing over remote getaways is completely normal and appropriate at all times, here's a tiny pre-fab cabin on the border of Turkey and …

Living Rooms

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …


Japan’s biggest bestseller is a philosophy book on “The Courage to be Disliked”

When I visited Japan last November, I asked a few people whether everyone was as obsessed with Marie Kondo, the Japanese guru who inspires millions with her treatise on the magic of tidying up, as Americans were. Sure, they said. They knew about Kondo. But the real phenomenon, they told me, was a …


Lose weight with mindful eating

<b>Make a conscious decision to eat.</b> Before you eat, ask yourself, “How hungry am I right now? Am I eating out of hunger, habit, boredom or</b> …


6 Science-Backed Ways To Use Writing As Therapy

You probably know at least one person who keeps a diary, gratitude journal, or bullet journal. But can writing be a legitimate therapy to improve our …

Creative Writing

How to Teach a Young Kid to Be Brave Without being Mean

Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.<p>It’s difficult to …


25 Herbs, Vegetables & Plants You Can Grow In Water

Do you have a few favorite “go-to” herbs? Why not grow them in water and keep them close at hand on the kitchen window sill or right on the counter? …


24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …


Tour a Tiny Houseboat-Inspired Mini Modern Cottage Remodel

Name: Zoe Peters Location: Mill Valley — California Size: 231 square feet Years lived in: 3.5 years Nestled under trees on the far edge of family …

Living Rooms

20 Facts That Will Shatter Your Conception Of The World

Ever wonder what vibrators were actually invented for?

Kim Jong-un

Node delivers modern, sustainable, modular prefab homes

These prefabs can stay small—or expand as needed<p>Prefab—or prefabricated—homes can be an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to buying a new home built onsite. And sometimes, these modern houses can be super gorgeous.<p>Case in point: these modern modules by Seattle-based Node combine to build …

Prefab Homes

26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.


15 Expert Tips For A Thriving Indoor Herb Garden

Grow your green thumb with this smart advice.<p>Even the most amateur of cooks know that, somehow, a homemade dish becomes even more delicious when your own homegrown herbs are the star of the plate. Skip the plastic-wrapped oregano and drooping basil you might find at the supermarket, and follow …


20 Scariest Horror Stories You Can Read for Free Online

<b>Best Horror Stories to Read Online Right Now</b>


This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

Living Rooms

17 Enchanting Reasons Why Your Summer Travel Plans Should Include Seeing Germany

It's like stepping inside a storybook, you guys.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

European Travel

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Kendrick Lamar wins Pulitzer prize as Weinstein reporting also honoured

The most famous names of American journalism were honoured on Monday with Pulitzer prizes for investigating Donald Trump and exposing endemic sexual harassment in Hollywood.<p>And in a dramatic cultural breakthough, 30-year-old rapper Kendrick Lamar won a Pulitzer for music in a category long reserved …

Kendrick Lamar

The Top 10 Ways Blogs And WordPress Are Used In Schools

Since Edublogs began back in 2005, the definition of blogging has expanded greatly. Nowadays, a blog is simply a blank canvas that can be brought to …

Education Technology

Finally, a comic novel gets a Pulitzer Prize. It’s about time.

Andrew Sean Greer did something rare this week: His latest novel, “Less,” won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction.<p>That’s extraordinary, of course, but what makes this year’s winner so unusual is that his novel is funny. <i>Very funny</i>. Laugh-till-you-can’t-breathe funny.<p>That just doesn’t happen in the …


This Writer-Inspired Tiny House Is Perfect For Book Lovers

The latest tiny dwelling from New Frontier Tiny Homes just might inspire you to downsize – and write a few best-selling books in the process. Named …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

Watch: The TED Talk that people at TED were talking about

“I can’t call these things social networks anymore — I call them behavior modification empires.”<p>This year’s TED conference — this past week in Vancouver — kicked off with a series of talks lamenting the state of society, from sexual harassment to school shootings.<p>The talk from the bunch that seemed …

TED Talks

How to lead with influence instead of authority

Clearly, leadership potential exists within each of us. That potential can be triggered by outside events, or it can be learned by exploring …

Gig Economy

Evidence Shows Students Still Learn More Effectively From Print Textbooks Than Screens

Print's not dead.<p>Today's students see themselves as digital natives, the first generation to grow up surrounded by technology like smartphones, …

19 Simple Style Hacks And Tips Every Short Girl Must Know

Most importantly, embrace your height and wear everything with confidence.

Here Are 31 YA Books You Should Absolutely Read This Spring

Get ready to run to your library.

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …