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How To Break The Cycle Of Negative Thoughts In Your Head

We've all fallen prey to shame spirals and rumination. In his new book, Elisha Goldstein, PhD, helps you identify and escape those bad-mood traps.<p>Who doesn't know that thrumming, repetitive thinking that plays on an endless loop in our brains? It can start with anything -- a grouchy look from …

5 Things You Should Tell Yourself Before You Go To Bed

Why is it when we always lie down for bed, we're suddenly flooded with negative thoughts, worst-case scenarios and scads of mental to-do lists?<p>Getting the recommended amount of Zzs should be something we strive for, but our brains have a way of making those extra hours a little elusive. Ruminating …

Why You Can't Stand To Be Alone -- And How To Learn To Love It

For many of us, the idea of being alone conjures up a sense of dread. Maybe it’s the sense of boredom, or the feelings of isolation, or being forced to confront our own thoughts. In fact, a recent study in the journal Science showed that people would rather give themselves electric shocks than be …

5 Facts About Life I've Realized This Year

<b>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</b><p>This year has been one of the most nomadic and itinerate years of my life. I was constantly on the road - from Sydney to Melbourne, Bangkok, Ho Chi Mihn city, Hobart, Singapore, Brisbane, and back in Sydney again. Although it has been one little …

How to Make 2015 Your Year of Love

<b>The fail-proof promise that will change your year, your relationship, and your life...</b><p>How many New Year's resolutions have you made that have the power to not just change your relationship, but the way you feel about yourself all year long?<p>You might think you need to come up with a laundry list of …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Intelligent People Tend To Stay Up Later - The Fox Is Black

Lauren Martin has a fantastic piece on something you may not believe: the more intelligent you are the more likely you are to stay up late. Compiling …

These Beautifully Minimalist Holiday Cottages Look Like The Perfect Getaway - The Fox Is Black

Deep in Germany’s Bavarian countryside you’ll find these beautifully simple holiday cottages designed by studio Format Elf Architekten. The three …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, You may be missing out on some of its most powerful features.<p><b>1) Take Siri to School</b> <br>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another …

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21 Ways to Let Go and Free Yourself

<i>"In the end, these things matter most: How well did you love? How fully did you live? How deeply did you let go?"</i> -- Buddha<p>Therapists, coaches and yoga instructors love to tell us, "Just let go!" Sounds divine, yet ambiguous... What exactly is involved in the process of letting go? After 20 years …

Everything Changed When I Started Meditating Every Day

Until I set out to meditate every day for a month, my personal mantra came from a greeting card. I bought it without the envelope because I never planned on giving it to anyone. It read: "Everything will be okay in the end. If it's not okay, it's not the end."<p>The card has sat on various surfaces in …

The Right Flowers For Every Occasion (And Feeling)

The perfect blooms.<p>Our friends at The Salonniere recently shared the secret language of flowers, which got us thinking: Who wouldn't want to know the perfect bloom for every emotion and occasion? PLUS: Don't miss their history on the topic

Vote for the Best Office in the Remodelista Design Awards 2014: Professional Category

Our judges have chosen the finalists, now you choose the winners. Vote for the finalists in each of the 17 Considered Design Awards categories, on …

How To Set The Table Properly --> http://on.apttherapy.com/8564z2 Working in restaurants drilled into my head how to set a table, and I find it totally useful to this day when I'm quickly wanting to set up a table for a dinner party and have it all look good and organized. So I thought I'd put together some easy pointers and links to other good posts. Enjoy!

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Coffee can be dreadfully serious. Andrew Neyer’s Penguin Press decal invites everyone to lighten up.<p>Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>We like kicking the tires of smart objects we come across, and filming the results.<p>The …

24 Super-Simple Ways to Make Doing Your Hair Incredibly Easy

Seriously, you'll be out the door before you know it.<p><b>1. Make sure your style stays put by flipping the bobby pin over so the wavy side is against your head.</b><p>If you have a hard time keeping your hair in place, try flipping the bobby pin over. The straight side is slicker and won't grip as well as the …

Wood Block Desk Organizer

All those little papers- mail, tickets, postcards- can now have a proper home without hiding them away. 5 slots allow for papers and letters to be …

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How To Turn Your Backyard Into The Perfect Retreat This Year

It’s finally time to enjoy summer, to get outside and to to plan fun and relaxing activities in your backyard. We’ve already shown you here a bunch …

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An Off-the-Grid Cabin in Vancouver, Candlelight Included

When snowboarders Susan Scott and David Scott of Scott & Scott Architects set out to build themselves an off-the-grid alpine cabin, they let the free …

30 Of The Most Creative Business Cards Ever

A good business card definitely won’t ensure your success, but it sure can help! It can make all the difference in the first impression that you have …

Do You Dare :: Funky Flooring

<i>Michelle here</i>, with a design challenge that’s reserved for only the boldest of decorators. If you’ve ever painted a room in your home, you’re …

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5 YouTube Tutorials That Have Us Stoked For Spring

Photo: Courtesy of YouTube.<p>No, your calendar has <i>not</i> been lying to you. Despite the recent blast of cold, winds, and snow (yes, really), spring is …

Tranquil Treehouse Cabin In Canada Offers A Getaway Concealed By Nature!

How would you like your own treehouse in the woods that offers some of the best possible views and is hidden away from any prying eyes? Former …

The 25 Recipes You Need For A Delicious Easter

Egg hunts and chocolate bunnies are great and all, but what we really want on Easter Sunday is a beautiful meal to sit down to with our family and friends. A gorgeous, well-thought out meal is the best way to celebrate any holiday. And when it comes to Easter, the recipes couldn't be better because …

FLY VIOLET: MY NEW FAVORITE BAG | THE STYLE FILES

The Fly Violet from Dutch bag label O My Bag is my new favorite bag! Apparently I am not the only one loving this bag as every time when I’m carrying …

Modern Hardwood Desk to Ease Your Workflow by Artifox

Designed by Artifox, <b>Desk 01</b> is a clever solution for your office, a modern hardwood desk that substantially eases your workflow throughout the day. …

8 Great Habits You Can Instantly Start On | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I’ve been reading up on a lot of passionate people who talk about how they get into “the zone” or experience a certain “high” when they get down to …

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Dictator and Famous People Valentine Day Cards by Ben Kling

There’s nothing wrong with getting your significant other a valentine’s card with hearts, roses, or a pair of swans, but eclectic artist Ben Kling …