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40 Amazing Behind the Scenes Photos of Famous Artists at Work in Their Studios

A good studio for an artist is a very important place. Our creative studios might sometimes look like a pile of rubbish or a mixed-up room, but this …

My favorite app gets me access to hundreds of thousands of books — and it's only $9

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Scribd<p>When I was 20 and planning on studying abroad, I needed to make the most money I could the summer before.<p>I was self-aware enough to …

Books

Tip: Get Leaner and Healthier by Doing Nothing

Got 5 or 10 minutes? Mindfulness drills like this one can reduce fasting glucose, making fat loss easier. Check it out.<p>Mindfulness has become a …

Mindfulness

3 Supernatural Noir Tales That Reflect The Inhuman Condition

<i>Jason Heller is a senior writer at</i> The A.V. Club, <i>a Hugo Award-winning editor and author of the novel</i> Taft 2012.<p>Los Angeles is the city of many great traditions — one of them being crime fiction. From the hardboiled classics of Raymond Chandler to the gritty noir of James Ellroy, numerous novels …

Books

6 Grooming Blogs That Are Guaranteed to Change Your Game

While shaving remains a pesky chore, with me opting for the scruffy 5 ‘o clock shadow look more often than not, I have always been a sucker for a …

Men's Fashion

How to Effectively Find People on LinkedIn With a Basic Membership

Unlike other social networks that are mostly for fun, LinkedIn is a social network aimed at connecting professionals. With a basic membership, …

Small Business

36 Hidden Gems On Netflix You Should Already Be Watching

Stop spending the whole night trying to find something to watch.<p>1. <i>Black Mirror</i>: It’s like <i>The Twilight Zone</i>, but for the modern era.<p>—kefurbush<p>2. <i>Lovesick (Scrotal Recall)</i>: A British sitcom where a twentysomething guy gets chlamydia and has to tell all of his former partners.<p>—Amanda Niblett, …

Change Your Life In 6 Months With These 5 Skills

Learning a new skill that can change your life doesn’t have to take forever. In fact, you can learn several skills in as little as 6 months!<p>Some of …

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

Google Drive

14 Brilliant Self-Help Books That You Must Read

Watching yourself transform into the person you’ve always wanted to be is something we all want to experience. But without the know-how of the steps …

I Tried Different Meditation Apps To Ease My Anxiety

Can an app really help with anxiety?<p>I go to therapy, exercise frequently, sleep well, eat mostly healthily, and have a small prescription for Xanax in case I have a particularly bad anxious episode. But day to day, I often wonder if there's more I could be doing to manage my anxiety, and to keep …

The 10 Best Family Board Games of 2017

Try something new on your next game night. These family-tested picks are the best of the year!<p><b>3.</b> <b>Monopoly Ultimate Banking</b><p>Wheelers and dealers will love the upgrades to this Monopoly classic: A battery-powered banking unit scans property and credit cards, transfers money, and keeps track of your …

Board Games

Love writing on actual paper? This is the only cloud-based notebook that’s reusable via microwave

Secondary school was an odd time for all of us. We dealt with new subjects, raging hormones and always stapling our exercise books together because …

My ruminating anxiety put me in a state of not really living. But I’m learning to wake up

Little do I know that this question – this silly, rudimentary question – is about to change my life. Because my answer to this question reveals something profound about how I am living my life. I am not living my life mindfully. I am not mindful. I am not really living.<p>Summer 2013, and I am still …

Mindfulness

A Best Kept Secret to Losing Weight

Introduction: A Best Kept Secret to Losing Weight<p>Hello,<p>I was struggling to lose weight for more than 10 years.<p>I do bodybuilding, and a bit of cardio, …

Fitness

16 Shows On Netflix You Should Definitely Binge-Watch This Weekend

Get your snacks at the ready.

Coloring For Adults 101: Your Complete Guide

Shares 79K<p>So you want to start adult coloring, do you? Perhaps you remember doing it as a child and loving it . . . or you’re just looking for a …

4 Mental-Health Apps That Are Cheaper Than Therapy

<i>The Cut’s guide to self-improvement without spending a million dollars.</i><p>There are so many reasons why people aren’t in therapy when they’d like to be. …

The 50 Best Hidden Productivity Tricks in Trello, Slack, Evernote and More

Trello, Asana, Evernote, Todoist, Slack, and Google Inbox are all some of the very best productivity tools. They're each focused on a different …

Apps

The Artsy Apps That Justify Spending Time On Your Phone

I'm the kind of person who doesn't like playing games on their iPhone. I'm not much for Candy Crush or Angry Birds or Words with Friends, and I don't play Solitaire. I know there are more sophisticated games out there too, like Framed. But I already spend enough time scrolling through Twitter, …

Apps

More information about anxiety disorders

The National Institute of Mental Health offers more information about anxiety disorders at nimh.nih.gov.<p>Under “Health & Education,” the website describes these signs and symptoms of generalized anxiety disorder, or GAD:<p>People with GAD can’t seem to get rid of their concerns, even though they …

Mental Health

8 Simple iPhone Hacks to Make Your Life Easier

The best tricks of 2015.<p>Whether your phone is about to die or your charger is frayed, this year's best iPhone hacks can solve all of your smartphone-related problems. Try these shortcuts as shared by Facebook users, tech experts, and more.

Hacking

The best iPhone and iPad apps of 2015 – Apple unveils Spotify competition

From Periscope and Enlight to Apple Music, Google Photos, YouTube Gaming and Pacemaker: the best new iOS apps of the year<p>According to analyst firm Forrester Research, smartphone owners spend 85% of their time on those devices using apps, but 84% of that time is spent using just five apps that …

Apps

Top 5 Pens on my 2016 Wishlist - Alt Haven

‘Tis the season of giving, pen lovers all over the world giving, happily I might add, our hard-earned money to pen shops everywhere! The end of the …

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I've Been Using Evernote All Wrong. Here's Why It's Actually Amazing

For years, I kept hearing how awesome Evernote was: how it could store everything you possibly needed, make it available everywhere, and how scores …

A 20-Minute Daily Exercise Plan for People Too Busy to Work Out

You lead busy a life, and finding time to stay healthy is tough. Fortunately, all you need is 20 minutes of exercise per day to get fit. If you don't …

Workouts