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How to Get Control When You Have Social Anxiety

People with social anxiety tend to think too much, let their emotions rule their thoughts, and have difficulty managing stress in the moment. Use …

Mindfulness

10 Strategies Smart People Use to Handle Difficult People

Stress-relieving techniques for dealing with difficult people.<p>Difficult people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that …

Emotional Intelligence

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

7 Clever Ways to Organize Food Storage Containers

Raise your hand if, despite your best efforts, Tupperware and other plastic—or even glass—food storage containers always seem to take over your …

How to feel happier, according to neuroscientists and psychologists

Thankfully, there may be something — or several things — you can do about it.<p>Researchers have known for decades that certain activities make us feel better, and they're just beginning to understand what happens in the brain to boost our mood.<p>A study published in the journal Nature on July 11 found …

Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Elk Grove Cotton, In The Trees

Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Elk Grove Cotton, In The Trees<p>Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Elk Grove Cotton, In The …

Quilting

DIY Twig Votive

Here is a simple and quick project to tackle in an hour. I showed you a sneek peek of this in the post showing all my Fall projects around the home. …

Be Thankful Thanksgiving Mantel & Gratitude Frame

I apologize if I keep repeating myself but I LOVE Thanksgiving! Such a fantastic holiday all about reminding yourself of the things you are grateful …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Camp Sur, Camp Sur Patch

Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Camp Sur, Camp Sur Patch<p>Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Camp Sur, Camp Sur Patch<p>Fabric is sold …

Quilting

Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Camp Sur, Camper Rally

Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Camp Sur, Camper Rally<p>Jay-Cyn Designs for Birch Organic Fabrics, Camp Sur, Camper Rally<p>Fabric is sold by …

Quilting

Retro Deer fabric - bethan_janine

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Retro

8 Surprising Sources of Iron That Aren't Meat

Although many of us regularly pump iron in the gym, we also rarely give a second thought to working the other kind of iron—the nutrient—into our …

What Are They Feeling?

<b>What Are They Feeling?</b><p><b>The Practice:<br>Tune into others.</b><p><i>Why?</i><p>Imagine a world in which people interact with each other like ants or fish. Imagine a day at …

Every Thing You Own is a Relationship You’re In

I spent six weeks getting rid of several carloads of possessions, and three days arranging what was left. Now my socks are arranged by color, my …

25 Habits That Will Make You Smarter

Want to expand your mind? A little bit of effort every day goes a long way.<p>In the Quora thread, “What would you do to be a little smarter every …

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

Block Scheduling Versus To-Do Lists: How to Budget Your Time

To-do lists, while necessary, are the minutiae of what we do with our time, and mostly detail the things we <i>have</i> to do as opposed to the things that …

4 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a Happier Morning

In the past, I would have never described myself as a "morning person." In fact, I used to hate mornings. I would often begin the day by hitting the snooze button on my cell phone alarm. When I would finally wake up, it was usually a race to get out the door. I would rush to shower, do my hair and …

8 Ways Your Hobbies Can Help You Get a Job

This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Looking for work can be emotionally draining. It creeps into your life, consuming nearly every minute of your day. At 11 p.m., you’re browsing job boards. At 3 a.m., you’re rewriting your resume for the five thousandth time. Weekends become a …

The 37 Best Websites to Learn Something New

Forget overpriced schools, long days in a crowded classroom, and pitifully poor results. These websites and apps cover myriads of science, art, and …

Save money by doing these DIY projects yourself

These DIY projects can be done for minimal costs and maximum benefit.<p>If you have an extra weekend and $20 burning a hole in your pocket, then a DIY …

Mindfulness: The Antidote for Perfectionism

The concept of "mindfulness" often brings to mind images of relaxation, stillness, or acting in some idealistic, staid way. There's an assumption that it means being always calm, serene and in control. Because of this, it is occasionally portrayed as a set up for personal failure. <i>Life's hard enough</i> …

3 Modern Meditation Techniques That End Stress In 15 Minutes A Day

If you are terrified by the 8 steps to start meditating but really want to try it and figure out what the hype is all about, this article gives you …

Top 10 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Tree Care Professional

When it comes to tree care, some jobs are too big and too dangerous, or just need professional expertise to keep the tree healthy. My rule of thumb: …

Prevent Mold with HVAC - Unico System

Second-home owners are no strangers to mold and its hazards. If your weekend getaways are dogged by the seemingly relentless growth of foul-smelling, …

Home Improvement

7 Ways To Embrace Anxiety

Anxiety gets a bad rap. At some point in your life, you probably have worried or felt nervous when facing challenges, making important decisions, or …

Modern Takes on Classic Paint Color Combinations

(Image credit: Sponsored Post)<p>You know your color wheel. And you probably have your own favorite color combinations —the ones that make your heart …

A Doctor's Top 5 Ways To Relax Naturally

A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>Unstuck</i>. I gave it that name because virtually everyone who walked into my medical office said that she was …

This No-Gym Workout Gets the Job Done in 10 Minutes

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …