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Crystals: How Do They Work And Why Is Everyone Buying Into Them?

Depending on who you ask, crystals are either tools to help unlock your great, untapped power or they’re just rocks. Spencer Pratt will likely tell …

David Beckham

This Ancient Japanese Healing Technique Relieves You of Stress and Anxiety in 5 Minutes

Stress is something all of us face in our daily lives. What if we told you were was an ancient Japanese technique for reducing your stress levels …

Alternative Medicine

Misty road

22 Habits That Will Make Your Life a Little More Peaceful Each Day

<b>1. Throw out, sell or donate everything you don't need.</b> Use this guide to minimalism to help you decide what you're keeping in excess. If there's anything that will immediately release your anxiety and put you at ease, it's making the choice only to keep the physical things that either serve a …

Happiness

Flights to Europe are as low as $392 this winter!

I’ve frequently mentioned two sites when it comes to finding cheap airfares: The Flight Deal and Google Flights. I even put together a quick video …

Flying

23 Diagrams That Make Gardening So Much Easier

Whether you've got two green thumbs or you're an avowed plant-murderer, you need these tips.

Intensive Gardening: Grow More Food in Less Space (With the Least Work!) - Organic Gardening

Whether you grow food on a spacious homestead or are digging into your first urban garden, ditching the plant-by-rows approach and instead adopting …

Gardening

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

5 Ways to Increase Happiness in Daily Life

madamsaffa/Adobe StockWe all want to be happy, undeniably.For some people happiness comes easier than others, but what we’re starting to understand …

Happiness

26 Ham and Cheese Recipes That Go Way Beyond the Sandwich

Ham and cheese go together like peanut butter and jelly, but the classic sandwich isn't always the most exciting. If you love ham and cheese, you'll want to try these ingenious ways to cook with the combo, from soups to appetizers to breakfast casseroles.

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

7 of the Season's Trendiest Flowers That Will Be in All the Bouquets

<i>Looking to broaden your floral know-how? MyDomaine has teamed up with Floom, an online platform that allows you to order bouquets and plants from the</i> …

The Logic-Defying Double-Slit Experiment Is Even Weirder Than You Thought

Just by observing the process of the experiment, everything changes.<p>Do you remember the double-slit experiment? It's one of the weirder experiments in modern physics, and cuts to the heart of the weirdness of quantum mechanics. Basically, waves that pass through two narrow, parallel slits will form …

Clever rainwater garden grows squash and corn in Arizona desert

I've never been to the Arizona desert, but it's not the first place I'd think of for growing quality squash and corn—especially without supplemental …

How to travel with just a carry-on

The usual response I get when I ask friends and family why they're choosing to pay a $25 or higher fee instead of just packing a carry-on is that they could never fit all their belongings into one small bag.<p>With these packing tips, you certainly can.

Backpacking

10 Simple Habits of Insanely Productive People

Surround yourself with inspiring, sharp, and positive people.<p><i>What are some uncommon ways to work smarter instead of harder? originally appeared on Quora --the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of</b> …

List-Worthy

Want to Change Your Personality? Here's How, According to Science

Research shows you really can become more disciplined, more outgoing, and more open.<p>Do you want to change your personality? If you're like most people, the answer is yes. Psychologists talk about five key personality traits: extraversion (enjoying being with others); conscientiousness; openness; …

Goal Setting

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

How to Fertilize Your Garden Naturally With Plants - One Green Planet

For several decades now, we have been fooled by agro-chemical companies into believing that we need to regularly apply fertilizer in order to grow …

Gardening

Misty road

The Top 5 Lessons I've Learned After Reading 500+ Self-Help Books

By the time I was 15 years old, my mom, sister, and I had moved homes at least 25 times. My father was an alcoholic. I was getting government-paid …

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

Neuroscience

Gardening How To: Training Tomatoes - Quiet Corner

The best way to keep tomatoes trim and healthy is to train them onto supports and prune tall-growing kinds during the growing season. (Pruning …

A Master List of 1,150 Free Courses From Top Universities: 33,000 Hours of Audio/Video Lectures

While you were eating turkey, we were busy rummaging around the internet and adding new courses to our big list of <b>Free Online Courses</b>, which now …

Why Metaphors Beat The Snot Out Of Facts When It Comes To Motivating Action

Douglas Van Praet returns to tackle the magic of metaphors, and explain why they beat facts when it comes to creative persuasion.<p>Metaphors have long permeated creative expression from cave paintings to commercials. And there’s a good reason that Geico is “So easy, a cavemen can do it,” Prudential …

DIY - Building Paths with the Walkmaker - Quiet Corner

<b>Tools</b><p>Excavation and site preparation tools<br>• QUIKRETE Walkmaker form<br>• wheelbarrow or mixing box,<br>• shovel<br>• level<br>• margin trowel or finishing …

How to make a natural energy smoothie that is basically nature's Red Bull

Candice Kumai is a chef, wellness journalist and the author of "Clean Green Drinks: 100+ Cleansing Recipes to Renew & Restore Your Body and Mind." She invited the INSIDER team over to her New York City kitchen to share her recipe for a matcha green tea love smoothie — which helps with mental focus …

New York City