Sarah Pickette

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Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Today's Design Dispatches<p>Remodeling 101: What to Know When Buying a House: 6 Problems that Shouldn't Be Dealbreakers<p>by Barbara Peck<p>May 24, …

Splinter Works creates a bath tub that's designed like a hammock

UK-based design firm, Splinter Works, combined two of the most relaxing pieces of household furniture with their latest limited edition creation. …

Dead Reckoning: Learning to Live Without Regret

I sit in an SUV on East Main Street in Scottsdale, Arizona, 11.2 miles from my father, who is in a hospital in Phoenix; 8.2 miles from the cemetery …

11 Things Every Woman Should Write Down Before the Year Ends

1. What Younger You Would Like About Present You<p>Most of us know our disappointments by name. But what about your life has turned out to be bigger, …

Get a New Leash On Life

I am sitting in an empty hotel room, but I am not alone. From my left ear marches a steady string of tiny people, even smaller than lilliputians, …

How the Universe Responded When I Tried Meditation

Shares 0<p><i>James Fell meditates. He just happens to be lifting heavy things while he does it.</i><p>That’s the last time I listen to Jane Seymour.<p>It was her …

Meditation

6 Ways to Stop Dwelling On It

It's 5 p.m., the deadline for an important work project is at 6, and all you can think about is the fight you had with the next-door neighbor this …

Mindfulness

6 Ways to Take Your Passion to the Next Level

Steven Pressfield says there's a creative genius inside all of us. Get some of his best advice on how to unlock your passion and find your calling.

8 Reasons Your Walls Are Stressing You Out

The one thing standing between your house and the home of your dreams (besides an indoor pool with a waterfall) could be what's covering your …

Collage

Why deafening silence sounds different to other silence

All silences are not equal, some seem quieter than others. Why? It’s all to do with the way our brains adapt to the world around us, as Tom Stafford explains.<p>A “deafening silence” is a striking absence of noise, so profound that it seems to have its own quality. Objectively it is impossible for one …

21 Recipes to Take Your Picnic to the Next Level

Few things scream summer more than eating outside, especially with plenty of friends and a checkered blanket. The trickiest part is finding snacks …

Uncommon Organizing Hacks for Common Household Items

As a few creative bloggers show us, creating a clutter-free home just takes looking at the items you can't get rid of (yet don't really use) in a …

Build a Better Knee

Key exercises to get (and stay) pain-free.<p>The same training philosophy applies whether you're recovering from a knee injury or trying to prevent one. Ideally, your off-road workout should include stretching and strengthening--stretching to keep the IT band from causing friction, and strengthening …

How Fit Are You?

To run at your full potential, you need to target all areas of fitness—including flexibility, balance, and mobility.<p>CORE STRENGTH<p>A strong core—the muscles in your abdominals, back, and glutes—gives you stability, power, and endurance. “If your core muscles can’t support your pelvis, it will drop, …

6 Steps to See Yourself More Clearly

I have the most fabulous conversations when I'm alone. Driving, exercising, flossing my teeth, I offer opinions and advice that would change the …

How Exercise Can Help Treat Depression and Anxiety

Anyone can experience a bout of the blues when a favorite character on Game of Thrones dies, but clinical depression can be long-lasting and …

Get Unstuck: The 4 Keys to Pulling Yourself Out of a Rut

Exercise slumps, relationship ruts, and overall mental funks happen to the best of us. But while getting stuck is inevitable, staying there …

3 Ways to Become a Better Adult by Acting Like a Kid | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all of our lives.”<p>-Albert Einstein<p>I remember …

Albert Einstein

Five Steps To Living A Fearless Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

There is no quick fix or magic pill to move yourself forward from a fearful life to a fearless life. Fear is a powerful glue and you have been stuck …

Recipes, DIY, Home Decor & Crafts

20 Ways to Find Joy in Every Day

Want to feel a little lighter, shine a little brighter and watch your mood go sky-high? That incomparable state that's one part inner peace, one part …

Watermelon Pinata DIY

I don’t know about you, but we’ve been eating a lot of watermelon around our house lately. It’s such a huge part of our summer, so I couldn’t resist …

7 Ways To Win At Making First Impressions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

We’ve all blown first impressions before and we’re still standing. That means they aren’t important, right?<p>Wrongo-mania.<p>First impressions often times</b> …

3 Ways to Make Life What You Say It Is | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Believe it or not, you’re not living the life you want to live.<p>Neither am I.<p>As a child, I dreamt of being a teacher. Now, I dream of living …

What If I Told You There's No Such Thing as Failure? | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>We live in a world in which we’ve been taught that we’re constantly being judged.</b><p>From the moment we begin to understand language we’re taught that …