Katrina Olson

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How-To: Recycled Paper Jewelry

Think paper jewelry’s just for kids? Think again! Check out Mark Montano’s latest video tutorial to learn how to make your own set of fun and stylish recycled paper jewelry.

How-To: DIY Porch Pillows

Make your own stylish hand-printed outdoor cushions in no time flat with this quick and easy DIY porch pillow tutorial from Elsie at A Beautiful Mess!<p>Ready to get your paint and stitch on? Head over to A Beautiful Mess to see the full how-to.

How To Find Time For Yourself

How many times have you thought about something you'd like to do and, before you even fully examine the idea of adding such an activity to your life, …

How to Sleep Better in 30 Days With a Plan and Advice

You've finally reached your breaking point. After another night spent tossing and turning, a morning where you struggle to get out of bed, and a day …

What We Can Learn From Being Judged

We’ve all experienced the deflating feeling when someone judges us. Whether to our face or through a friend, the words carry the same weight.<p>Someone …

8 Reasons To Be More Present In Your Life

Have you ever lost your car keys? Or arrived at the grocery store and realized you’ve left your wallet at home? I have, and I’ll bet many of you have …

The Napping Revolution

A new surge in sleep science suggests that 10 minutes of midday shut-eye could be the ultimate wellness-booster.<p>It's a fact of life: Nonstop work e-mail chains, after-dark texts, and full-DVR temptation are cutting ever deeper into the late-night hours previously earmarked for sleep. And according …

Hearst Magazines

Housekeeping

Pimp your sneakers! 10+ DIY Ideas & Tutorials

Pimp your Sneakers!<p>Posted by ScrapHacker.com on måndag, april 16, 2012 · 5 Comments<p>Pimp your sneakers! Get crafty and create your own personalized …

Crafting

DIY: Glass Coffee Table on Wheels

Who has $2,000 to drop on a glass coffee table on wheels? I don’t, which is why I’m considering making my own.<p>If you’re like us, and admire the pricy …

Furniture collection made from shipping crates

Sometimes coming up with something new doesn’t always mean you have to reinvent everything. Sometimes you can create something completely new just by …

Mindfulness Meditation and the Brain

<i>By Angela Wilson, MA, RYT</i><p>One of the most well-known and utilized tools in meditation and yoga is the practice of self-observation without judgment, or mindfulness. Swami Kripalu called self-observation without judgment "the highest form of spiritual practice." Likewise, if you go to any yoga or …

How Exercise And Other Activities Beat Back Dementia

The numbers are pretty grim: More than half of all 85-year-olds suffer some form of dementia.<p>But here's the good news: Brain researchers say there are ways to boost brain power and stave off problems in memory and thinking.<p>In other words, brain decline is not necessarily an inevitable part of …

10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

They're small things, but each has the power to dramatically change someone's day. Including yours.<p>Want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, friends, and everyone you care about:<p><b>"Here's what I'm</b> …

Self-improvement

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)

<b>How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):</b><p><b>1.Go exploring.</b> <br>Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p><b>2. Share what you discover.</b> <br>And be generous when you do. Not everybody went exploring with you. Let them live vicariously …

9 Unconventional Ways to Let Go

<i>by Vincent Nguyen of Self Stairway</i><p>Letting go is difficult, but it’s something you constantly have to do as you live from one day to the next. It’s a …