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How Music Helps Resolve Our Deepest Inner Conflicts

Billions of people enjoy music; many feel that they can’t live without it.<p>Why?<p>It’s a question that has puzzled scientists and philosophers for …

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

Al Gore

15 Quotes to Help You Smash Negative Thinking! | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Negative thinking is definitely one of the biggest problems a lot of us suffer from.<p>Ironically, the more you try to rationalize it, the more you tend …

Motivation

How Windows Changed the Design of This Small Manhattan Apartment

Designed around windows with character.<p>Designer Juan Carretero's serene 700-square-foot one-bedroom apartment is as stylish as it is practical. For him, the design really started with the space's steel casement windows.

4 Interesantes Tutoriales para Hacer tu Propia Caja de Luz

Si nos lees con frecuencia a estas alturas sabrás ya lo que es una caja de luz. Si no lo sabes aún, te diré que es un accesorio tremendamente útil …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

6 Mind Hacks That Keep Stress In Check (Really!)

"Stress is our perception of what's happening outside of us and the power we give it," says Lauren E. Miller, author and stress expert.<p>If you can adopt Miller's definition of the phenomenon as your own, you may find it possible to reframe your perception of stressful situations and, inevitably, …

How To Draw The Impossible Triangle - Optical Illusion

MAGIC Decal Tutorial with Free Printables

Some of you may remember, a little while back I posted a tutorial for DIY waterslide decals.<p>Among other things, I mentioned how awesome they are for …

diy project: “kokedama” string garden

The days are getting longer, and the sun is shining more; I can’t think of a better time to get my hands into soil and play around with some fun …

DIY | Tissue Paper Flowers

photo credit: marthastewartweddings.com<p>Here’s a DIY wedding design trend that’s easy to do and easy on your budget: tissue paper flowers. Check out …