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Sadderday -- Avoid Overscheduling Busy Weekends

Having fun, getting things done, and doing nothing -- packing all that into one weekend is tough, and it was stressing me out. If you know the feeling, then my journey will help you get your mojo back.<p>My 6-year-old son, Dashiell, climbs into my bed every morning and asks, "Is it a school day?" On …

Stop bugging me! Work interruptions mess with your productivity

That report is due by the end of the day, but as you sit down to write you are hit with a constant barrage of disruptions: a new email pops into your inbox, your cellphone beeps with a text message, your co-worker calls you into a meeting.<p>The final product probably won't be your best effort. In a …

30 Things I’ve Learned Over The Course Of My Life

<b>Remember you will die.</b> Maybe even today. Don’t forget that. Don’t forget to be thankful for your health. For the ability to walk. For the time you …

How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

How I Know That Sensory Processing Disorder Is Real

My son Nicholas was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) a few years ago, when he first started working with an occupational therapist. He is 7 now. We have lived with this disorder for almost five years.<p>So when I saw this article in The New Republic yesterday disputing whether or not …

Date A Guy Who Smokes

Date a guy who smokes, you’ll find him standing under the trees in a garden, or stepping out of a club into the fresh air to have a puff, you’ll see …

Field Trip

7 Things In Your Life You Don’t Realize Are Giving You Anxiety

<b>1. Having low blood sugar.</b><p>If you find your anxiety is at it’s worst as soon as you wake up, it could be because you’re blood sugar levels are low. …

31 Days to Waking Up Happy for Life

1. Catch Some Zzz's—the Right Way<p>Turkish researchers found that people who tend to sleep on their right side have mellower dreams, with themes of …

Wellness

8 Ways To Make Your Road Trip Even Better

8 apps to download now.<p>Everyone knows the essentials for a successful road trip—good company, good music and A LOT of snacks. Whether you're planning to head to your favorite cross-country vacation spot or hopping in a car with no destination at all, be sure to add these apps to your must-have list.

8 of the Coolest Bunk Beds We've Ever Seen

Designs kids and adults will love.<p>Who didn't want a bunk bed when they were growing up? Kids will love these designs — and maybe even adults, too!

I Am a Nothing Mom

I am a nothing mom.<p>I am not a hockey mom, a soccer mom, or an as seen on TV and cheerily frazzled drive-my-kid-everywhere-after-school mom. My kids do nothing. Well, let's back up a bit. Because they were born into the Race to Nowhere and Obama/Bush's NCLB failed policies, they actually are doing …

USA TODAY

Apps that Go Beyond News<p>The USA TODAY app allows you to be completely immersed in the news with award-winning storytelling and photography, rich-media videos, full 360-degree experiences and virtual reality.<p>Now you can get the same great content, with zero interruptions. Download now and start a …

Apps

28 Abandoned Structures Still As Vibrant As The Day They Were Deserted

An empty, foggy diner with the tables still set. An abandoned aquarium, complete with shark paintings on the walls. A desolate church, with architecture still so immaculate, worship could begin tomorrow.<p>How did 23-year-old photographer Johnny Joo find these awesome structures still intact? The idea …

"Dissent is the Highest Form of Patriotism" -- Thomas Jefferson

Americana<p>Favorite<p>-<br>• Vote<br>• -<p>Recaption<p>patriotism<br>• quotes<br>• mark twain<p>Next on Americana<p>Jon Stewart Creates #McConnelling Challenge by Adding Different …

Mitch McConnell

10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Quit The Job You Hate

Oh wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could simply quit the jobs we hate in an effort to better set ourselves up for success. Often the jobs we keep to …

5 Signs You Need a Pause and What to Do About It

Despite my success working in the Internet industry for more than a decade, I felt like a failure at work. I was overworked, stressed about every minor detail and quickly burning out. The more I tried to improve "my performance," the worse I seemed to do. Everyone told me I wasn't doing well in my …

How To Shut Off Your Brain When You Just Can't Sleep

<i>By Shelby Freedman Harris, Psy.D. for YouBeauty.com</i><p>As our societal demands get even greater with each passing year, we find that we are "on" 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This results in greater rates of insomnia, with more and more people reporting that they just can't turn off their brains …

A Map of all the Places in the U.S. Where Nobody Lives

Plan Ahead!

Easter

Is This Week the Worst Week in U.S. History?

Remember That Grandma on the Roller Coaster from Earlier This Week? Here's Her and a New Friend Flying on a Plane for the First Time.

Grandparents

Worried About Not Making It in Life? 5 Reasons to Relax and Think Twice

Just recently, I received an invitation for my 20-year high school reunion. I was wondering what people would look like after all of these years and how their lives have turned out.<p>I remember many of us leaving school with the anxiety-inducing question of whether we would ever be able to make it in …

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The World’s First Comfortable Camping Experience: Aesent

Camping is fun. Like, serious fun. But you know what isn’t always fun? Sleeping on the hard ground. Sure, there are inflatable camping mattresses, but if you’ve ever slept on one, you know that most of the time you’re just rolling off of it, which leads to a restless night in the woods. And after a …

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How to Thrive and Create Joy at Work

Is it about flexible working, table tennis in the office, sleep pods or being transparent about salaries? How should businesses and entrepreneurs ensure the wellbeing and happiness of the people they work with?<p>"How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives" said American author Annie …

This is your brain on crafting

<b>(CNN) —</b> Her brother's sudden death in 2004 hit Sarah Huerta hard.<p>In the years that followed, Huerta couldn't leave the house without suffering a panic attack. She hated getting in cars since her brother's body was found in one. She couldn't seem to hold down a job. Every time she stepped outside …

Fantastic 120-Year-Old Color Pictures of Ireland

There's a lot more to the Emerald Isle than the supposed World’s Greatest Snake Exterminator. Need some proof? Just check out these photochrom prints …

Remember "Rot-Low, Wilt-High" for Storing Veggies in Humidity Drawers

Your refrigerator's humidity-controlled drawer is the ideal place to store your veggies, but you might not be using the setting right. The Kitchn …