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8 keystone habits that can transform your life

Charles Duhigg, author of "The Power of Habit," calls these "keystone habits." They are correlated with other good habits. For example, regular exercise often goes hand-in-hand with better eating habits.<p>Keystone habits don't create a direct cause-and-effect relationship, but they can spark "chain …

8 Motivational Quotes To Remind You To Persist

We’ve all been there before, in the deep valley that is the darkest time of our lives. It seems that all hope is gone and we would like to just roll …

10 Must-Have Mac OS X Apps

Apple may have some work to do to restore its reputation for software, but third-party developers have got the company's back.<p>1 of 11<p>Looks like …

Bedjet – Climate Control System

Price: $339Some like it hot and some need it cool. That’s why everyone loves their BedJet V2, the climate control system just for your bed. Using …

15 Best Tech Gadgets For Smart Offices.

Collection of "Best Tech Gadgets For Smart Offices" from all over the world.<p><b>Atmoph Window</b>: Atmoph Window is a digital window that lets you place the …

Better Homes & Gardens Home

Achieve fresh style on a budget with these use-anywhere design ideas that are versatile and easy to do.<p>1 of 45<p>Garden Fresh<p>Nothing wakes up a room …

Home Decorating

'If I burn out, I burn out': meet Taylor Wilson, nuclear boy genius

He fused the atom at 14, has advised the US government on counter-terrorism and plans to beat cancer – and he’s still only 21. What scares Taylor Wilson? Asking a girl for her number ...<p>Taylor Wilson has a Geiger counter watch on his wrist, a sleek, sporty-looking thing that sounds an alert in …

Genius

10 fantasy book series that aren't 'A Song of Ice and Fire'

You love <i>Game of Thrones</i>, but there's only so many times you can read the five available entries in the best-selling series before you go insane — and …

Game of Thrones

11 Decorative Uses for an Old Ladder

Big or small, they work inside and outside the house.<p>Big or small, they work inside and outside the house.

This cool gadget puts the weather outside into a box on your desk

The best way to check the weather is usually pulling up an app or website, turning on a TV, or simply going to a window and looking outside. But what if you had a gorgeous device on your desk that could actually show you what’s going on out there?<p>Tempescope is that pretty little thing; it simulates …

'Fit-Shaming' Our Way to Poor Mental Health and Obesity?

The current trend in social and mainstream media is not only disturbing but is also filled with attacks against healthy, fit people and support for being "big and body confident" without mention of the health issues associated with being overweight. Are we entering another period in time in which …

Banish Clutter: How to Organize Every Room in Your Home

"Clutter-free" are the two most beautiful words in the English language. We offer our best tips to help you tackle the mess and spruce up your living space -- one room at a time.<p>Our organizational home tour starts in the living room, which is where most of your hosting, hanging out, and happiest …

Can exercise really defeat depression? How to find out if it can work for you.

<b>Some say exercise can defeat depression. Sure, it’s worth a try — in theory. But when you’re depressed, it can be hard to muster the motivation. Here</b> …

A Few Hardware Store Finds Become Something Really Special

This project is so stylish (and so cheap!).<p>There's nothing more deflating than spotting a cute item you love ... and then spying the lofty price tag that goes with it. Marble is a huge decor trend right now, but it's not an inexpensive look. What many people don't know, however, is that the raw …

11 images that capture the incredible vastness of space

1) The sun is incomprehensibly huge<p>We all know the sun is big. But this image, part of a great series on the size of astronomical objects by John Brady, underscores that it's vast on a scale that's simply impossible for our puny human minds to understand. We think of the Earth as a big place: …

Astronomy

Software Tools For Designers to Stay Organised and Focused

<i>This article has been contributed by Prescott Perez-Fox focusing on software tools for designers. You can see my personal software & hardware choices</i> …

10 essential supplies every DIY beginner needs

You've pinned and searched and now you're left wondering, "What's next?" It's time to put the "do" back in do it yourself.<p>All you need are the right …

DIY Magnetic Knife Holder

Check out this creative and cheap way to store your knives. A magnetic knife block allows you to display, store, and easily access your kitchen …

How to Overcome Burnout and Stay Motivated

Even if you love your job, it’s common to feel burnt out from time to time. Perhaps you just wrapped up a big project and are having trouble mustering motivation for the next one. It could be that your home life is taking up more of your energy than usual. Or maybe you’re just bored. What’s the …

Productivity

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Productivity

How to Declutter and Get Organized Right NOW!!

I wrote this piece for <b>30 Handmade Days</b> several months ago and I wanted to share it with you because it's important for all of you to declutter and …

13 Sweet Lemon Treats for Your Springtime Celebrations

Craving a little citrus? Whip up one of these tasty recipes.<p><b>1. Lemon Bars with Olive Oil & Sea Salt</b><p>Lemon and sea salt may not be a common combination, but we're so glad someone thought of adding sea salt to lemon bars. To find the recipe for these delicious (and healthy!) bars, go to Bites Out of …

50 Must-Read Personal Development Bloggers That’ll Change Your Life

Tired of reading the same blogs over and over? Looking for fresh articles to read? A new angle on your favorite personal development topics? I got …

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Can We Give Up Procrastination In One Month?

This month we’ll identify our most important task, master getting started, and learn to refocus when procrastination tries to creep in.<p>Like many people, I’m skilled in the art of procrastination. The excuses I give myself range from, “There’s not enough time to finish” to “I really don’t want to …

Procrastination

Build This Rustic Farmhouse Table

Farmhouse furniture is meant to be a little imperfect. That makes it hard to screw up<p>There's no better way to give thanks than to gather family and friends around an enormous table to share a feast. A farmhouse table would be the perfect spot. You could make one out of construction lumber and …

Self Improvement Ideas &Tips - The Best Month In Your Life

Do you want to discover some of the best self improvement ideas & tips that have the potential to transform your life? Do you want this to be your …

Focus Your Ambitions with the Lifehacker Hierarchy of Goals

Setting goals is easy, but prioritizing them is hard. Humans suck at properly weighing what we need to achieve our goals. We take on too much, skip …