Helen Fong

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How To Coach Your Brain To Stop Being Mad At Someone

You’re mad as hell and you can’t take it anymore! Lucky for you, you don’t have to.<p>You and a coworker–or, for that matter, a relative, partner, or friend–had a falling out. The wounds are still fresh. You’re still angry. And every time you see or even think of that person, you seethe. Maybe plenty …

11 Public Speaking Tips From the Best TED Talks Speakers

Use these techniques from top TED speakers to take your presentations to the next level.<p>There's no question about it: TED Talks have raised the bar sky-high for what's considered a memorable and compelling business presentation.<p>That being said, there are a handful of TED Talks speakers so talented …

10 Photography Curators You Should Follow on Flipboard

To get an education in photography, one simply has to look around. That’s not asking much. From advertisements to Instagram, the modern age is awash in images appearing before us from every possible angle. Adding to this is the convergence of cameras and mobile phones, which led to the world taking …

Knit Hedgehogs

The first hedgehog I ever met was Mrs. Tiggy-Winkle, Beatrix Potter’s kindly washerwoman of the Lake District. From her tiny country cottage to her …

Top-to-Bottom Spring Cleaning Tips and Tricks

It’s that time of year again, you know the one. You either love it or you dread it, SPRING CLEANING!!! It is always a nice time to get out all the …

Cleaning

Floating Acrylic Frame DIY

I am really excited to share today's DIY with you because I LOVE how it turned out. I have admired modern, floating frames from afar, but this is my …

4 Ways Your Workout Should Change After You Turn 40

There’s no getting around biology: with the passage of time, we all become a little stiffer, squishier, wobblier. But that said, the 40-something you …

Everyday Empathy in the Photographs of Michael Dressel

<i>Michael Dressel, Los Angeles, 2014</i><p>Born in 1958, Michael Dressel grew up behind the Iron Curtain in East Berlin obsessed with film and desiring to be a painter. In attempting to escape the Worker's Paradise he was captured climbing the wall and spent two years in a Stasi prison, years he calls "the …

Los Angeles

Migrants Arrive In Austria, Germany After Being Bused To Border

<b>Updated at 2:35 p.m. ET</b><p>German police say that about 450 migrants from Hungary have arrived at a train station in Munich after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would not limit the number of asylum seekers allowed in.<p>Thousands more arrived in Austria, many en route to Germany, after …

Could Google's Project Fi be cable's answer to wireless?

Google's Project Fi wireless service has the potential to turn the mobile industry on its head. But not in the way you might expect.<p>Last week, Google announced that it is working with carriers Sprint and T-Mobile to offer a wireless service that will seamlessly switch between Wi-Fi hotspots and 4G …

Telecoms

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Colors That Men Love

12 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Gift Wrap

Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.<p>Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

1. Print Studio

Instagram is a fantastic way to share your photos and get them noticed by people from all over the world. But looking at your photos on a screen …

The 10 Best Movies You Missed in 2014

And how to catch up with them.<p><b>You've been chilled</b> by the marriage-gone-awry suspense of <i>Gone Girl</i>, stupefied by the cinematic inventiveness of <i>Birdman</i>, and terrified by the twisted mentor-mentee relationship of <i>Foxcatcher</i>, but what about those other must-see films from 2014 that you didn't have time …

2014’s Best Books on Psychology, Philosophy, and How to Live Meaningfully

After the year’s most intelligent and imaginative children’s books and best science books, here are my favorite books on psychology and philosophy published this year, along with the occasional letter and personal essay — genres that, at their most excellent, offer hearty helpings of both …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

The 20 Must-Read Fitness, Health, and Happiness Books of 2014

Book nerds, unite! We admit that while we love surfing the net and audibly groan whenever the WiFi goes down, our joy in curling up with a great book …

Diets

The Workout Playlist That Will Make You Faster and Stronger

Find out how listening to different types of music can make you perform better during your workout—and during the rest of your day, as well.<p>What to …

Muscle

The Real Reason You Keep Stumbling on Regret

The real reason you keep stumbling on regret: the parts of your personality that originate in fear (such as those that experience remorse, guilt and …

Positive Thinking

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Portland Essentials: 10 Must-Visit Food Carts

I'd argue that the best way to eat in Portland, Oregon is by visiting the city's many food carts. For chef-owners, carts offer freedom from the headaches of a traditional restaurant—like staffing and restrictive overhead—breaking down the whole idea of food service to its essential elements: hungry …

A do-it-yourself Breaking Bad tour of Albuquerque

It's over and done. We know Walter White's fate. The thrill of Heisenberg's transformation will grace our screens no longer.<p>Over its five aired seasons (sometimes called six, as the last season was split into two parts), TV series <i>Breaking Bad</i> became a cult hit, drawing in millions of viewers from …

3 Fatal Social-Media Traps (And How To Avoid Them)

<b>Social media is a sink hole.</b> Sound familiar?<p>A company can pour all its available manpower and time, yet still barely make a dent in its brand recognition, brand value and sales.<p>There is a natural tendency here to make three critical mistakes. Almost every business makes them at one time or</b> …

16 Calming Paint Colors That Give a Room a Relaxing Vibe

Best of Montana Year-Round: Scenic Drives and Trails

Get ready for a breathtaking experience on scenic routes across Big Sky Country.<p><b>Amtrak Empire Builder</b><p>“The Empire Builder provides the best way to see the big sky of Montana with actual purple mountain majesty,” says Marc Magliari of Amtrak. The legendary passenger train, which travels more than …