Megan Street

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Two questions that can help you make better decisions, according to science

A lot of the time you know what the smart thing to do is. But you're still worried about how it might turn out. Or regrets about a past decision are making you overthink things.<p>Your brain is telling you all kinds of negative stories about how stuff might go wrong and you end up more focused on …

Self-help

Tony Robbins, Elizabeth Gilbert and Tim Ferriss Agree This 1 Word Hurts Us the Most

What is holding us back? Tony Robbins, Elizabeth Gilbert and Tim Ferriss agree that we need to use this word more to better understand our roadblocks<p>There's a funny trap that happens with self-discovery: The more articulate we become, the easier we can justify our actions. It's a dangerous game, as …

Invermark House

Set below Table Mountain in Cape Town, the Invermark House bears the influence of two iconic homes. Architect Gilbert Colyn designed the home for …

9 Things Insecure People Do That Ruin Their Lives

Insecurity is the dumbest thing that we all feel. Every person in the world has something he or she is insecure about – even if only slightly. Well, …

Why more women than ever are having affairs - and everything else I've learnt about infidelity

Esther Perel is explaining why, as a woman, putting sex on your “to-do” list isn’t just OK, but might save your marriage. “Honestly, it’s a wonderful idea,” the Belgian psychotherapist and bestselling author tells me, grave and glamorous in the study of her Manhattan apartment. “People are always …

Laundry

13 things parents who raise mentally strong kids refuse to do

In fact, it's quite the opposite. Mental strength is what helps kids bounce back from setbacks and it gives them the strength to keep going, even when they're plagued with self-doubt . A strong mental muscle is the key to helping kids reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But raising a mentally …

Self-help

You'll Want to Steal This Mom's List of 'Don'ts' for Your Own Daughter

This should be required reading for all mamas and their daughters.<p>The other day my daughter and I were walking in the lobby of my mom's apartment building, when an older woman holding a tiny dog came barrelling past and knocked into my kid's left arm, catapulting her backwards.<p>"Excuse YOU," the …

How to Make Puffy Slime

Love to play with stretchy, taffy-like substances? Or are you inside on a rainy day with a hankering for getting your hands messy? Here's a recipe …

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid Like The Plague

Quit trying to beat them at their own game.<p>Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Banish Manic Mornings Forever

How the ancient technique of mindfulness can help you find balance in an otherwise chaotic morning.<p>Dating back to Ponce de Leon, humans have been searching for that golden habit leading to optimal health and longevity. Recently, there has been an enormous amount of media attention towards …

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10 Parenting Habits to Develop Before Your Child Becomes a Teen

I started parenting habits prior to the "dreaded teen years" that I hope will carry my influence further and create a positive relationship with my …

7 Things to Do Each Day If You Want to Raise Happy and Successful Kids

Raising happy and successful kids is hard enough. Teenagers? That's a whole different story.<p>I'm like, a <i>dozen</i> years away from being dad to a teenager, but I was drawn to Christie Halverson's piece about raising teenagers--published a couple of years ago on her blog and more recently on Upworthy. …

19 of the world's coolest playgrounds designed by top architects

In countries around the world, architects are becoming increasingly innovative to create environments where children can explore their imaginations.<p>Today, playgrounds can float entirely on the ocean, or take the shape of an enormous, colorful crocodile.<p>Keep scrolling to see some of the best …

Habitats

Amanda’s Creative Studio Tour

I am very excited to finally be able to give you a tour of my studio! It’s been six months in the making, but I’m finally done with all the projects …

Nailed It: Budget-Friendly Wall Art and Framing Ideas

The most striking (and strikingly simple) way to transform a room is to add art to the walls, especially when painting and wallpaper aren't an option. Custom framing and original artwork can blow your decorating budget, but these DIY projects and ideas will give you maximum design impact with …

Framing

Articles about fine dine ing on Dwell.com - Dwell

Interior and furniture designer Nick Dine—son of pop artist Jim Dine—has a love-hate relationship with his 2,000-square-foot...<p>This week we've got gilded coffins, adorable talking shells, ruminations on the history of computer iconography, sustainable...<p>A pair of crafty designers on a serious …

Dining Rooms

Pom Pom Rug

This great pom pom rug was made by Pip Lincolne and featured in the latest issue of Frankie Magazine. I spotted it on Poppytalk who wrote that it’s so easy to make that all you do is attach a bunch of pom poms onto a piece of burlap. Sounds easy as can be and looks super cozy!

Crafting

Articles about shelf life on Dwell.com - Dwell

Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...<p>Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...<p>Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart …

San Francisco

Articles about project runaway on Dwell.com - Dwell

Driven by the death of several appliances, a San Francisco family finds that a spanking new kitchen delivers a good dose of...<p>Manhattan-based Project Projects may be a graphic design studio, but it works in all dimensions, on the page and off.<p>Tokyo-based design collective Takt Project invites …

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