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Ask These Two Questions to Stop Relationship Bickering in Its Tracks

After a few years together, it’s easy to bicker with your partner over mundane stuff. Nitpicking each other about the minute details of daily life …

Relationships

The Educational Bridge to Nowhere

In a new book, Leonard Cassuto goes beyond the “Quit Lit” and offers a cautiously optimistic solution for cleaning up the mess known as Ph.D. education.<p>The American system for creating college professors is often criticized for being lengthy, difficult, expensive, and inefficient. Those who …

Higher Education

Why You're Still Single—Even Though You Say You Want a Relationship | Women's Health

When you're in a scary situation—say you're confronted by a bear—it's easy to know what you're feeling. You're afraid. And you know that what's causing the fear is a very definite threat to your physical wellbeing.<p>Fear has a purpose—to keep you safe. You want to get the heck away from that bear as …

8 TED Talks that will help you save your relationships

Relationships also come in all sizes and colors — there are romantic relationships, work relationships, and friendships, just to name a few.<p>Regardless of what kind of relationship you want to save, each is fundamentally similar to the next in a number of ways.<p>In all healthy relationships, we are …

Relationships

5 Quintessential Summer Recipes to Make Before the Season Is Over

Labor Day might mark the ceremonial end of summer, but there are still 9 days until the season is officially over. Take advantage of the warm weather and end-of-season produce, and make these recipes before the weather turns cool.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>I have made this delicious gazpacho over and over …

Cooking

Smart Space-Saving Bathroom Storage Ideas

When it comes to organizing the bathroom, there is one absolutely vital rule: Find a rightful place for everything. Of course, looks are just as important, especially in the most utilitarian of spaces.

10 Signs You Might Be In A Codependent Relationship

Codependency. Many people are not familiar with the term codependency and are often not aware that they might struggle with it. Often a term used in …

8 Tricks to Improve an Open Concept Space

<i>By Hugo Tugman, Houzz Contributor</i><p>People are increasingly excited by the lifestyle possibilities offered by open-plan living, but sometimes are frightened off by the idea of rattling around in a big, soulless space. To avoid having an open-plan space that looks dull and flat, borrow ideas from the …

Kitchens

Zen Foxes: Photographer Documents Wild Foxes Enjoying Themselves

These photos by Roeselien Raimond, a Dutch nature photographer who specializes in taking beautiful photos of wild foxes, show how foxes are experts …

Nature Photography

45 Fabulous (And Fast!) Ways To Decorate Your Home

Fall is on its way in, but it can't come fast enough! Here are some speedy and spectacular ways to get every corner of your home fall-ready -- chunky pumpkins, colorful leaves, cozy vignettes, and all!<p><b>1. Make a Porch Sign From Barnwood</b><p>Project via The Magic Brush Inc.<p>See full project here.<p><b>2. Add</b> …

Decorations
Storage Ideas

How To Make Your Own Standing Desk

Maybe your company doesn't have the resources to equip you with a fancy, high-tech standing desk, or perhaps your home office could use a little refurbishing. In any case, a workspace that keeps you from sitting all day long can be a great benefit, and you can make one yourself with a couple of …

Standing Desks
Peer Review

Teacher's Guide on How to Create Forms Using The New Google Forms

September , 2015<br>Google Forms is a powerful tool with huge educational potential for teachers and educators. Besides being free and easy to use, Forms …

What Happened When I Stopped Complaining for Two Weeks

From August 1st to August 15th I fasted from complaining. Yes, that's right. No more "I'm tired" grumbles at 3 p.m. at the office. No more yelling at cars that cut me off on 440. No more snapping at people for not listening. The highlight of the two week period? I validated that I'm not a terrible, …

Happiness

Artifox unveils quick-assembly wood furniture that ships in flat-pack boxes

New flat-pack pieces from St Louis-based furniture company Artifox include a vertical bike rack and a standing desk with a writable surface (+ …

35 Bedrooms That Revel in the Beauty of Chalkboard Paint

Giving you an opportunity to express yourself, showcase your artistic skills and personalize your bedroom with ease, chalkboard paint is an absolute …

A Chemist Cooks Up A Ferrofluid Font

The abstract typeface is like the Webdings of the future.<p>Typeface pioneer Craig Ward and experimental photographer Linden Gledhill have teamed up to design a new generative typeface of ornamental letterpress art-prints, called Fe2O3 Glyphs. The typeface will “invert the traditional role of a …

Typography

Illustrator Visualizes Mental Illnesses As Monsters

Dealing with a mental illness means identifying and handling that little monster lurking around inside your mind, a monster waiting for the most …

Mental Health

Office Organization Ideas for Disaster-Zone Desks

Who knew that plain old clipboards could look so pretty? Simply brush leftover scraps of wallpaper onto them with decoupage glue. When mounted to the wall, they can be double as both organizers for business cards, notes, urgent papers, and as a decorative display.

How to Transition into a Relationship When You’re Used to Being Single

It seems like people are always looking for love, but single life can be pretty great. You’re independent, you don’t have to compromise, and you get …

10 Reasons Why People Who Take A Long Time To Get Over Relationships Are The Only Kind Of People To Date

There’s so much shame surrounding not being able to get over a relationship immediately – but it’s so much more a good thing than it is bad. …

5 Surprising Reasons Relationships Fail

<b>M</b>uch has been written about common reasons why relationships fail. Incompatibility, trust issues, different priorities, and poor communication are …

Schadenfreude

30 Quotes On How To Care Less About What Others Think

You really cannot please anyone. You are only going to get exhausted and burnt out in the process. Yet, in a world where everyone wants to get a …

12 Easy DIY Furniture Projects

You love a good weekend spent at the hardware store. You have a strange affection for the smell of wood chips. Your bedtime whale sounds CD has been replaced with the sweet, sweet sound of hammering. And you traded in your sedan for a truck so it can fit all of your yard sale swag each weekend. If …

Furniture