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How to Stop Doubting Yourself So You Can Go After Your Dreams

<b>“The gap between what we do and what we’re capable of doing would suffice to solve most of the world’s problems.” ~Gandhi</b><p>I have lived most of my life …

Stanford professors explain their best strategy to figure out whether you should leave your job

You could theoretically deal with this situation by never taking a risk professionally. Or, you could take a calculated risk after you engage in some careful introspection — specifically by figuring out what it is that you detest most and least about your current work.<p>That second option is called …

Stanford University

3 Mindset Shifts that Will Take You From Nothing to Massive Success

These mindset hacks will help to leverage your problems into success.<p>It might seem like a daunting task to go from,"I have nothing," to, "I'm successful." It might even seem impossible.<p>But I am here to tell you that it is not impossible.<p>Countless entrepreneurs have gone from literally having …

Canadian Family Home With A Garden In Its Basement

While most residences have their basements working as gyms or offices, this one uses it as a garden. Sure, the idea is unusual and unconventional but …

Architecture

The 4 Attributes You Must Develop to Achieve Everything You Want in Life

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Everyone wants success. But are you willing to change?<p>Without change, there can be no growth. And in order to get what you’ve never had, you must become someone you've never been. Before you go into the woods, you'll need a map. Rest …

Motivation

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

7 Stoic Mottos Every Entrepreneur Must Embrace

For those of us who live in the real world, there happens to be one school of philosophy made for us: Stoicism.<p>Philosophy's absence from the business world is a big mistake.<p>By and large ignored by popular culture and forgotten by the media, modern philosophy has been delegated strictly to the …

Stop These 8 Negative Mindsets That Make Entrepreneurs Miserable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Being an entrepreneur is far from easy. Sleepless nights, constant stress and wearing multiple hats, all are the norm. From the outside looking in, it might appear that it’s all rainbows and sunshine, but ask even the most successful …

Entrepreneurship

Build A $25K Home In Five Days With The Github For Eco-Housing

The Open Building Institute wants to make building ecological housing easier, faster, and cheaper.<p>In 2013, Marcin Jakubowski and Catarina Mota, newly married, decided to build their own house where they were living in rural Missouri. What started out as a 144-square-foot micro house grew to include …

100 Awesome Industrial Kitchen Ideas

If there is one style that celebrates humility, practicality and affordability, then it is surely the <i>industrial style</i>. What started out as an …

Europe's 20 most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

Reference: The Ultimate Wood Joint Visual Reference Guide

Here's a handy resource for your next design-build project<p>Dating all the way back to Neolithic times, the mortise and tenon is the oldest wood joint …

The Friend

His wife was just thirty-four. They had two little girls. The cancer was everywhere, and the parts of dying that nobody talks about were about to start. His best friend came to help out for a couple weeks. And he never left.<p><b>Most of September 17, 2012,</b> has evaporated from my mind. I still have a few …

29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner Literati

Little, Brown<p>Bloomsbury Publishing<p>Alfred A. Knopf<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Harper & Brothers<p>Farrar, Straus and Giroux<p>Jonathan Cape<p>Viking Press, Dell …

Books

Studio Portraits of Owls That Capture Their Nobility and Personalities

For his projects <i>Affinity I</i> and <i>Affinity II</i>, Santa Fe, New Mexico-based photographer Brad Wilson captured beautiful studio portraits of all kinds of …

20 Best Movies of 2014: ‘Boyhood,’ ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ and More

WATCH THIS!<p>From a 12-year experimental film project to alien seductress Scarlett Johansson, it's been a very fine year for movies. Here are the …

Happy Cheap house by Tommy Carlsson is a prototype for low-cost prefab homes

Swedish architect Tommy Carlsson has completed an affordable prefabricated home near Stockholm that is clad in corrugated iron and resembles a cube …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Slightly More Than 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism

My personal picks for must-read nonfiction from 2013.<p>Each year, I keep a running list of exceptional nonfiction for The Best of Journalism, a weekly email newsletter I publish. The result is my annual Best Of Journalism Awards. I couldn't read every worthy piece published last year and haven't …

Fitness Expert Advice - Rookie Mistakes - The Deadlift

<i>It’s easy to think you’re doing the right thing in the gym, but you may be dropping the ball. Certain exercises are more technically demanding than</i> …

New Balance

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

Mind Blowing Playlist Project by Robba Saldana

Earlier this week I've post a fantastic set of lettering works, and one of the artists I found that day I saved for later. That was Robba Saldaña, a …

The Happy Show by Stefan Sagmeister | Colossal

<p>Currently touring several cities in the U.S., The Happy Show by graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister, blurs the boundaries between art and graphic …

Countless Pens Used to Draw Detailed Animals Portraits

New Jersey-based illustrator Tim Jeffs has spent the past year trying to draw intricately detailed animal portraits with nothing more than pens and ink. Originally completing the spectacular sketchbook drawings as a pastime, Jeffs' son Harrison decided to share his dad's meticulous craft on reddit. …

Drawing

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

Ten great cycling routes: from day-trips to long-distance adventures

Wind in your hair, landscapes whipping by, cruising through peaceful forests: embracing the outdoors on two wheels is one of the healthiest and most enjoyable ways to get around. Here’s our round-up of great cycling routes which offer something for everyone, from multi-day adventures to relaxing …

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

How To Go To Bed The Right Way

You can’t do your best work if you’re too tired to get out of bed. Here’s how to make sure you’re sleeping well and rested.<p>“I love the image of being a baby again,” Zen Habits author Leo Babauta once wrote, “in my head, it conjures up not only sleeping peacefully (though in reality many babies …