Martin Roddis

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10 She Sheds That Put Man Caves to Shame

Part inspiration, part instruction, a new book on "she sheds" illustrates how the common shed can be transformed into a sanctuary of peace and personal style.<p>As tiny homes and small spaces continue to grow in popularity, new concepts for outbuildings like guesthouses, greenhouses, and garden sheds …

Top six tiny houses that captured our hearts in 2017

STUFF<p>2017 could well have been the year of the tiny house.<p>With the tiny house movement accelerating, there has been a wealth of new ones to look over …

Flatpack M.A.Di house pops up in a matter of hours

Italian architect Renato Vidal has created a prefabricated foldable house that takes less than a day to install once on site. The M.A.Di home is an …

A Better Way To Deal With The Negative Thoughts In Our Heads

If you’re familiar with contemporary definitions of mindfulness, you’ve probably heard something along the lines of not getting too attached to our thoughts, but letting them arise and subside of their own accord, like clouds. Our job is just to witness them, non-judgmentally, and let them fade …

Shannon Luminary Lecture Series - Stephen Fry, actor, comedian, journalist, author

Stephen Fry

Who wants to eat some salmon ? :))

40 philosophies from famous marketers throughout history

I believe you can learn something from everyone — as long as you’re listening. We’re always building on the legacy and lessons of those who have come before us.<p>For marketers, this is quite a legacy indeed. Although the discipline of marketing only emerged in the 1900s, it builds on a foundation of …

Marketing

Small And Compact Kitchens – Just What Tiny Apartments Need

Few things can be more annoying than living in a small place that has a tiny kitchen. Actually, a small kitchen isn’t necessarily an issue as long as …

Fold-up kitchen perfect for tiny dwellings

Not everyone needs a gourmet kitchen to be happy, and as more and more people decide to downsize, Dizzconcept thinks they have the perfect solution …

Talking To A Therapist Can Literally Rewire Your Brain

These changes in brain connectivity may be responsible for a patient's long-term recovery from mental illness.<p>If you can change the way you think, you can change your brain.<p>That’s the conclusion of a new study, which finds that challenging unhealthy thought patterns with the help of a therapist can …

A letter to … My adoptive mother, to apologise

The letter you always wanted to write<p>I never once told you I loved you. And now it’s too late. You took me home when I was six weeks old and loved me unconditionally. You said I had not grown under your heart, but right inside it. Yet, from the moment you told me you were not my real mother, I was …

Teens

should I take a vitamin supplement

Fiona Wilkinson.<p><b>I’m often asked about supplements and whether it’s a good idea to take them. One of the main questions I get is: “But if I’m eating a</b> …

23 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Because shipping containers are like Legos for adults.

Shipping Containers

Articles about sliding shelves transform tiny home countless configurations on Dwell.com - Dwell

Madrid-based firm PKMN dreamed up this flexible concept for a client with a tiny home north of the city.<p>RE/MAX and Henry Ford College in Michigan are taking bids on this student-designed home from July 26-28, with all proceeds...<p>After a complete revamp, a 300-square-foot camper becomes a full-time …

The science myths that will not die

False beliefs and wishful thinking about the human experience are common. They are hurting people — and holding back science.

The Joy of Less: A Systematic Approach to Minimalist Living

The world is full of material things, but real living happens in the space between all of our stuff. Francine Jay’s <i>The Joy of Less, A Minimalist</i> …

The Clock Designed to Tick for 10,000 Years

The idea to build a clock that will keep time for ten millennia was conceived by Danny Hillis in 1986. Since then, he and his team of inventors, futurists, and engineers have been building The 10,000 Year Clock—a huge monolith being constructed in a mountain in West Texas. "I want to build a clock …

31 Native American Quotes On Life And Death - The Open Mind

<b>The wisdom of the native American Indians is unbounded and tremendously powerful, enough to transform the human consciousness and help us lead a more</b> …

Native Americans

So much good comes from within us.

Why People Happily Spend Money on Snacks, Smartphones, and Slot Machines--But Not Coaching or Therapy.

I recently entered my 29th year of practice in the field of emotional health.<p>Through the decades, I've seen a number of things change--hairstyles, clothing trends, music, cars, technology, and communication preferences.<p><b>One thing hasn't changed, though.</b><p>Today--as always--many people are fine with …

Tiny Hall House

What do you get when you have a house on wheels with Mom, Dad and 17 year-old son all under a 160 square feet roof? Tiny Hall House.

See what's inside this 107-square-foot mobile home

This capsule house makes other tiny homes look huge.<p>At approximately 107 square feet, the Ecocapsule comes with a bed, a seating area, storage space, a kitchenette, a toilet and a shower area — and it's mobile-friendly design lets you take "home" basically anywhere.<p>Beginning in 2016, this …

7 tiny solar-powered homes

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Want to see the state of the art in solar-powered architecture? Then head to the Solar Decathlon in Southern California where the US Department of Energy challenges students from around the world to create the most efficient solar-powered house. These tiny, high-tech homes are …

Clean Energy

Articles about couple build their eco friendly dream home forest on Dwell.com - Dwell

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding …

Kitchen of the Week: The Movable Kitchen from ModNomad Studio

Part art project, part problem solver, the Go-Go Kitchen in writer/activist-designer Jennifer Nix’s Sausalito, California, home pairs cast-off …

Tiny prefab Sleeping Pod doubles as a guesthouse and office

1/7<p>Yazdani Studio Sleeping Pod<p>CannonDesign's Yazdani Studio has created a tiny student prefab housing unit that can also be used as a mobile …

Prefab Homes

Small Apartment Design Solving Function and Style Issues

What if you lived in a small apartment, one that only measures 27 square meters? You could definitely make it work. Especially if you ask for help …

Living the compact life in an RV did my soul good

The Portuguese neighbours catch crab, fish and clams and share the bounty with us. Women of all ages sit at a picnic table and convene over jigsaw puzzles, chatting optional. The dogs and kids run around like dogs and kids are meant to run around. There’s a sandbox and swings and a tetherball, but …

These homes prove that the ‘tiny house movement’ has become a global phenomenon

In case you hadn’t noticed, tiny homes are the next big thing.<p>1. Keret House<p>Blink and you’ll miss it. That’s because this home, built in the wasted …