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What It's Really Like to Downsize to 250 Square Feet

I always considered myself to be non-materialistic—a simple girl who isn't wrapped up in the things she possesses. After all, it's only stuff, right? …

Minimalism

10 brilliant documentaries you can watch online for free

From the history of LSD to the origins of hip-hop, these 10 documentaries will educate and inspire.<br>Read More

Coachella Valley

These Essential Oils Will Make You Fall Asleep Faster — And Help You Stay Asleep All Night Long

Is there anything worse than insomnia? Whether it's chronic or situational depending on stress levels, there's nothing worse than lying awake all …

Essential Oils

The Ultimate Essential Oil Guide: Which Ones to Use and for What

The world of essential oils is vast, intriguing, and honestly, a tad confusing. Are these plant extracts <i>actually</i> that powerful? (Yes.) Do I need to …

Essential Oils

Your May Horoscope, Revealed

Ah, May, the month that most astrologers have been eyeing quite warily because of the major planetary changes and configurations that are about to …

Environmental Science

11 Incredible TV Shows That No One's Talking About

We're bringing the buzz for these unsung gems<p><i>Game of Thrones</i>, <i>Stranger Things</i>, <i>Black Mirror</i>... yadda yadda yadda.<p>If you're looking for some new pub ammo, we recommend checking out these 12 brilliant TV shows and recommending them to all your friends. Talk up these underrated gems and everyone will …

TV

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Weight Loss

42 Ridiculously Easy Vegan Recipes Anyone Can Master

Whether you're new to the kitchen, new to being vegan, or just looking for some new things to try.

Vegan

An Introvert’s Guide To Personal Success

• shares<p><i>If the world seems to demand that you become something you’re not, don’t worry. You can be authentic and follow your own path to success.</i><p>—<p>I …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Books To Help You Figure Out Your Life

The new year is a time people take stock of their lives, and ask themselves what they need to improve and how. Whether it is developing healthier, more productive habits, changing careers or developing confidence, these 10 books will help you find what you’re looking for. Here are 10 books to help …

Self-improvement

15 Genius Apps Anyone With Anxiety Needs To Download

Whether you have an anxiety disorder, or simply feel worried sometimes, there are apps that can help with anxiety, and get you through your day. …

Feng Shui Your Kitchen: Tips for Optimizing Positive Energy in the Heart of the Home

The kitchen has long been considered the heart of the home, and in feng shui, this is no different. In fact, a feng shui kitchen symbolizes health, …

Before and After: A Dead Entryway Gets a Functional Facelift

This unassuming patch of hallway was the first thing this family saw when they walked in their home, and not only was it less attractive than they …

5 Ways to Regain Counter Space in a Small Kitchen

When you have minimal counter space to prep, work, and cook on, every square inch is precious. Take it from a New Yorker who once prepped a …

Kitchens

6 Behaviors That Push People Away From You

While the right people will always accept us for who we are, there are some behaviors we demonstrate that make it difficult for them to do so. …

How To Forgive Someone Who Has Hurt You only In Easy 7 Steps

Forgiveness is one of the most powerful tools we have for healing and personal transformation.<p>Jesus, Buddha and Lao Tzu all taught that forgiveness …

Too-high TVs and other measuring mistakes in decorating

Hanging light fixtures, flat-screen televisions and art all require commitment — you've got to put holes in your walls or ceiling, which can be a scary proposition. Design clients and friends come to me all the time, paralyzed by the thought of getting it wrong. The right measurements depend on …

Home Decorating

4 Simple Ways You Can Regain Your Focus at Work

It’s hard to get work done at work. Office chatter, phone calls, and the familiar smartphone “ping” are hard to ignore in an open office. You’re also …

How To Squeeze Everything You Need into Your Tiny Bedroom

If you're faced with a teeny, tiny bedroom, you may be wondering how you can possibly fit in all the stuff you need—bed, nightstand, storage, …

Living Rooms

5 Essential Items for the Low-Budget Home Exercise Room

Imagine getting the perfect body — and you never have to leave your living room to make it happen! All you have to do is sign on this line to get a …

How to feel better, happier, more awake and more confident at work — in 10 easy steps

Remember how you felt on the first day of your exciting new job? If that glow has faded, you might be experiencing workplace burnout or brownout. …

The Secret to a Happy Marriage, According to a Clinical Psychologist | Inc.com

You already know that a strong marriage can be an important boost to your career. But are you wondering if your own union is as solid as it could be? Is there something you can do to make a new marriage last or an already-pretty-good marriage even stronger?<p>It turns out the answer is yes, according …

Self-help

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

10 Feng Shui tips for banishing negative energy

Your home is your castle and it stands to reason that you want it to be a secure haven, filled with wonderful memories and great energy and that's …

Happiness

How 5 Minutes Can Change Everything

Our minds create success. If you don’t believe that, you might be losing the game of life or at the very least feeling like the odds are against you. …

Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft’s Code

Microsoft’s CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value. All it took was focusing on what matters most.<p>Satya Nadella’s corner office, on the fifth floor of Building 34 at Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington, headquarters, features a can’t-miss 84-inch …

30 Activities That Are Scientifically Proven to Make You Happier

We all hate to be bored. We live in the era of FOMO and are constantly looking for ways to keep life exciting. But a lot of the time, we mistake …

Happiness

Why You Never Finish Your To-Do Lists at Work (And How to Change That)

LinkedIn released a survey last year revealing that our professional to-do lists are in dire need of a makeover. Turns out, we’re not so good at …

5 Surprisingly Perfect Pieces For a Small Living Room

(Image credit: Workshop APD)<p>Your living room may be teeny-tiny, but that doesn't mean you can't fit in all the style (and functionality) that other …

Living Rooms