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Releasing Resentments And Opening Up to Love

A while back I found myself in a not-so-happy place for a few days. My work at my counseling job was extra stressful, I had multiple things at home that needed to be done that weren't and my boyfriend and I weren't quite understanding each other with certain things.<p>For the most part, this wasn't …

Faecal transplants and bio-art … Eden Project’s latest exhibition explores the science of microbes

Microbes. They are around you, on you and in you – outnumbering your body’s own cells and influencing your health in ways scientists are only just beginning to tease apart. Now this motley crew of microbes has taken over a new exhibition set to open this month at the Eden Project in</i> …

Microbiology

18 Ways to Peacefully Motivate Yourself

Most productivity tips boil down to clever ways of forcing yourself to do things you don’t want to do. How exhausting! It’s so much more peaceful – …

Life | Marie Claire

How to double your days off work this year<p>The 6 laws being introduced in the UK this year that you need to know<p>New Year, New You: 22 quotes that’ll …

Color Obsession of the Week: Deep Forest Green

A lamp, a chair, a tray, and more.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Trend Lighting Corp. Diva Table Lamp, $236. wayfair.com2. Benjamin Moore Paint in Essex Green RME-43. benjaminmoore.com3. Staub Basil Oval Cocotte, $335. surlatable.com4. Redsmith Dining Chair, $168. anthropologie.com5. Toulouse Quatrefoil …

Food & Dining

This I Believe: Thomas Mann on Time and the Soul of Existence

“The perishableness of life … imparts value, dignity, interest to life.”<p><i>“The best thing about time passing,”</i> Sarah Manguso wrote in her magnificent meditation on ongoingness, <i>“is the privilege of running out of it, of watching the wave of mortality break over me and everyone I know.”</i> More than half …

10 of the best beaches … that you’ve probably never heard of

Photograph: Alamy<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/4/24/1429896408101/07566b2b-290d-40a6-b741-c96d15bcff6b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Beaches

20 Things You Need To Give Up If You Want To Be Truly Happy

The only thing standing in your way towards happiness is you; no one else is allowed to set up limits for you but you, nor there should be. No matter …

6 Mindful Habits to Help You Stop Worrying & Start Loving Yourself

<b>“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow. It only saps today of its joy.” ~Leo Buscaglia</b><p>We all want to be happy, but sometimes we hold ourselves back …

Pushing Earth beyond its natural limits - in pictures

Johan Rockström and Mattias Klum reveal the current state of nine planetary boundaries, including freshwater use, land-system change and climate change in a new book Big World Small Planet

Climate Change

Love Yourself Before You Try To Love Someone Else: Here’s 14 Things You Can Do To Help You Get There

By Kim Quindlen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1GPmYB6<p>You’re never going to be finished with learning how to love yourself. Because there is no …

Artist of the Day: Naomi Litvack. See more of her work on Saatchi Art: http://ow.ly/LIBXS #ArtistoftheDay

12 Pieces of Buddhist Wisdom That Will Transform Your Life

bodymindsoulspirit | April 16, 2015 | 1 Comment<p>When I was little, my grandma had this little green Buddha statue.<p>It wasn’t a statue of the original …

Is your voice trustworthy, engaging or soothing to strangers?

Analysis of millions of audio files has led one US company to claim that their software can predict how a person’s voice will make a listener feel<p>Few people consciously think about their voice, but the way we speak is one of the most fundamental parts of our individual identity. The intricate …

Music Production

Whimsical Photo Manipulations Offer Lighthearted Perspectives on the Natural World

Using beautiful imagery and editing prowess, graphic artist Anil Saxema's whimsical photo manipulations lend a fresh perspective to our view of the natural world. His work depicts lighthearted scenes of humans and animals interacting in amusing – and often surprising – ways. For instance, a woman …

Art

Amazingly Intricate Laser-Cut Wood Relief Sculptures by Gabriel Schama

Oakland-based artist Gabriel Schama creates incredibly intricate, densely layered wood relief sculptures using thin, laser-cut pieces of mahogany plywood. He starts with a vector illustration that is sent to a laser cutter. Lasers carve designs into 1/8-inch sheets of plywood, which are then glued …

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Recipes

Blind Artist Relies on Touch and Texture to Create Stunningly Vivid Paintings

While art has always been a major part of John Bramblitt's life, it wasn't until he completely lost his sight that he tried to paint for the first time. From the age of 11, Bramblitt's vision was gradually stolen from him by epilepsy. By the time he was 30, seizures had rendered him completely …

Unbelievably beautiful GIF art by DarkAngelØne

DarkAngelØne. Adapted from the work of Gustavo Scheverin<p>DarkAngelØne creates gorgeous animations from the work of other artists.<p>DarkAngelØne. …

Art

Amazing Penthouse Located at the Top of a Historic Ski Jump in Norway

This historic ski jump will soon be helping overnight guests reach new heights with an amazing, renovated penthouse apartment that is suspended 200 feet in the air. The lofty living space at the top of the Holmenkollen competitive arena in Norway was formerly a waiting room for competitors of the …

Ski Jumping

Seattle Artist Creates Beautiful Collages with Flowers and Plants

Using a vivid imagination and a sharp eye for gathering plants, Bridget Beth Collins turns relics of nature into beautifully lush collages that form delightfully whimsical scenes. The Pacific Northwest artist forages materials for her pictures from the area surrounding her Seattle home and arranges …

13 Struggles of Having a Vagina

Trust us, we’ve been there.<p>Having a vagina has its advantages and disadvantages—but sometimes it feels like there are way more of the latter. If you're a woman, then you're all-too-familiar with having to decide whether to wax or shave—or how much thigh strength is necessary to hover over a public …

City Life - Isometric Cityscape

We posted about isometric artworks and have even posted a tutorial on how to execute something similar. Enter the work of Coen Pohl, an artist's work …

Digital Art

13 Motivational Quotes For All You Procrastinators

You meant to start that big project today. Really, you did. But somehow between your Twitter feed and that impromptu Netflix marathon, today rolled by and you're no closer to your goals.<p>Procrastination happens to everybody. Sometimes, you just need that little kick in the butt -- and sometimes, …

The Self-Esteem Repair Kit

It slams into you like a kick in the head. You're browsing through some snapshots, you see a shot of some old lady's hands, then suddenly—<i>wham!</i>—you …

Self-esteem