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How to Make Spring Flower with Wire and Nail Polish

Create some magical looking flowers with some nail polish. Surely, every lady has a nice collection of nail polish at home, so this project will be …

DIY – Face Planter

Make a Notebook from a Grocery Bag

15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality

A breath of fresh air<p>In the late '80s, NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America studied houseplants as a way to purify the air in …

50 ways to reuse your garbage

From fruit peels and coffee grounds to pantyhose and pill bottles, here's how to save money and treat your trash like treasure.<p>Ralph Waldo Emerson …

Homemade Energy Bars - A Natural Granola Bar Recipe For Active People

<b>My six year old nephew calls them</b> “Excited Bars,” but they’re known by most as Energy Bars. They can fill you up, help sustain activity, and deliver …

Breakfast

Make Pore Strips More Effective with 2 Household Ingredients

If I could rewrite pore-strip commercials, the ending would go a little something like this:<p><i>Actress removes strip and makes a grossed-out face at all</i> …

7 Research-Backed Breakfast Tips for Faster Weight Loss

Want to fend off breakfast boredom <i>and</i> lose some pounds? We've rounded up a week's worth of ideas for your a.m. meals.<p>If you're trying to lose weight, it's smart to make your morning meal count. Hit your goals in no time with these tasty, zero-deprivation tactics, all of which have been proven by …

16 Signs You’re Perpetually Stuck In Your Awkward Stage

Ahhh, the not so good ole days of middle school, where you had not a clue how to interact with others or even how to begin to do so. Ever feel like …

The Top 10 Ways To Stop Your Personal Insanity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever feel like you’re in over your head and at any moment you’re going to burst? You’re not alone. As humans, we overthink, overanalyze and …

Why True Self-Love Is Your Most Important Mission And How It Will Change Your Life Forever

Why is self-love so important? And anyway, is it really that important? Well, let’s see… but first, we should take a closer look and try to …

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Step Is A Journaling App That Helps You Make Sense Of Your Life

There are already plenty of journaling apps out there, but Step Journal stands out as a personal data aggregator that records and helps you make sense of your life’s minutiae.<p>As a big fan of using my iPhone to journal, I often check apps like TimeHop or Momento to see how my life has changed over …

32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

And all you have to do is read them!

Books

Serotonin deficiency may not cause depression after all

<b>(hikrcn/Shutterstock)</b><p>New research may lead to a more direct and effective treatment than common SSRIs<p>Jeanene Swanson<p>December 13, 2013 1:30pm (UTC)<p>Depression strikes some 35 million people worldwide, according to the World Health Organization, contributing to lowered quality of life as well as an …

The Exercise That Could Help You Eat Less

For the study, researchers split 110 college students into two groups. The first group did a mindfulness intervention that involved a body scan, during which they were instructed to “simply observe and accept all thoughts and sensations in a nonjudgmental way.” The second group was the control …