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25 Small Bathroom Ideas to Turn Your Tiny Space into a Spa

Small Space Wonders: Swing-Arm Wall Sconces Under $200

If you've been searching for a fresh way to bring more lighting into your home that won't take up a ton of space, consider the perks of swing-arm …

Small Spaces

These Are the Five Steps to an Expertly Designed Living Room

I spotted the living room above in a recent Brooklyn house tour and instantly loved it. You can immediately see that it's a balanced, well-appointed …

Home Decorating

7 Apps That Will Change The Way You Decorate

Consider these must-haves for any home project.<p>Choosing the right tools, colors and furniture to decorate your home can be overwhelming. Luckily, there's an app for that — several actually. Here are 7 you'll find particularly helpful in getting you through that design to-do list.

Top Tips from a Power Pinner (Class 3 of 3)

Pinterest Master Class Segment 3 of 3: Even if you can’t be Jill Nystul from One Good Thing by Jillee, you can pin like her.<i>Click here for all the</i> …

Pinterest Best Practices and Busted Myths (Class 2 of 3)

Master Class Segment 2 of 3: Getting the most bang for each and every pin.<i>Click here for all the Pinterest master classes.</i>As I shared last time, …

Marketing

Two Simple Tools That Will Advance Your Phone Photography

Now that you’ve learned the basics of iPhone photography (and you know that the best camera you have is the one you have with you), let’s talk about …

How Just 2 Minutes a Day Can Make You A Positive Person

<b>What is Negativity?</b><p>For me it is “Thinking of unpleasant events from the past and/or anticipating unpleasant events in future, and overall feeling …

10 Quotes On Anger To Help Calm You Down

Anger be tough.<p>It can spawn its ugly minions, like frustration, fear, anxiety, stress and even rage.<p>It can feel like its eating you up inside as it …

Improve Your Life: 7 Reasons & 5 Ways to Be Mindful

<b>“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but</b> …

Since my background is in

Since my background is in graphic design, I tend to disagree a little on the graphics part of a blog. I've seen some great blogs that no one wanted …

Google Search

This Tiny Shack Might Be the Ultimate 'Glamping' Experience

(Image credit: Broadhurst Architects)<p>If you love tiny houses, and you dream of living close to nature, we've found the perfect place for you. This …

Top 10 Marketing Books of 2014

Every entrepreneur should read these groundbreaking books on how to market yourself, your product, and your company.<p>My previous posts have identified the Top 10 Business Books of 2014 and the 7 Most Thought-Provoking Books of 2014. In this post, I turn to marketing, where it's been a <i>very</i> good year, …

The beginner's guide to creating a podcast, according to the pros

Podcasts are so hot this season.<p>With the outpour of podcast obsessions (thanks, <i>Serial</i>), we've probably all thought to ourselves, "How hard can it …

Best and Worst Ways to Cope With Stress

Jangled nerves got you down? There are right ways and wrong ways to get your stress under control.

9 Surprising Ways Your Body Can Influence Your Mind

Psychologist Alice Haddon explores the intriguing relationship between our minds and our muscles.<p>Most of us are aware that a positive attitude can improve health and speed recovery from illness, but does this also work the other way around?<p>'Embodied cognition' is a term used by psychologists to …

Effective Leadership Requires This One Key Trait

Brené Brown, the bestselling author of "Daring Greatly," explains why the best entrepreneurs all do one thing that doesn't exactly come naturally to them.<p>For bestselling author and researcher Brené Brown, entrepreneurs who shy away from vulnerability lack a crucial leadership requirement.<p>While …

20 Ways to Do a Plank

Hello abs! Change up your core workout with these fresh variations on the plank.

Workouts

3 Reasons Your Marketing Needs A Better Design Focus

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>I’m a marketing consultant.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>Clients come to me and say, “I need more traffic to my site, can I pay you to do that?” To which I often have to reply, “No.”<p>“What?”<p>Why would I say no? Why would I push someone away who is trying …

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17 Packing Hacks That Will Transform Your Next Move

Save time, save effort, and save your sanity with these genius tips from all over the web<p><b>IN THE BATHROOM</b><p><b>1.</b> Unscrew all bottle caps on lotions, sprays, and gels and place a layer of plastic wrap over the opening before putting the cap back on.<p><b>2.</b> Place binders clip on your razors to save yourself …

Practical Lighting Size&Placement Guide for Every Corner of the House [Infographic]

Dear Freshome readers, we know your are constantly on the lookout for practical design solutions and we enjoy delivering them to you. The FurnishedUp …

10 Clever Ways to Use Stock Kitchen Cabinets Throughout the House

Turns out that stock cabinets are good for something beyond the kitchen. By modifying unfinished, or white, cabinets you can create pseudo-custom …

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The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Workouts

7 Timeless Lessons From Bill Gates' Favorite Business Book

Gates says he asked Warren Buffett back in 1991 what his favorite business book was, and Buffett responded by sending his personal copy of "Business Adventures."<p>Gates fell in love with the storytelling. He writes:<p>Brooks's work is a great reminder that the rules for running a strong business and …

Bill Gates

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

While happiness is defined by the individual, I’ve always felt it foolish to declare that nothing can be learned from observing the happiness of …

Easy Photo Cheat: DIY Backdrops

When real life is photobombing your blog photos, it’s time to take action.<p>That action is easier than you think—and, with little to no cost, you can …