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Want to Be a Lot Happier? Never Do Any of These 9 Things | Inc.com

If you're less than happy with your life -- either personally or professionally -- the problem isn't education, upbringing , a lack of opportunities, being held back by other people, or even bad luck.<p>If you're unhappy, the problem is you. While approximately 50 percent of your happiness (your …

Self-improvement

Home decorating: 9 shabby chic spaces you'll want to recreate!

Shabby chic styling has really taken off in recent years, especially as it offers a cost-effective and easy method for updating old pieces of …

Home Decorating

This Is Why Having a Vision Matters

Why Is Vision Important?<p>Life without <b>vision</b> is nothing but a TELEVISION.<p><b>What is our Vision in Life?</b><p><b>Vision:</b> Something seen in a dream; a thought, …

Motivation

You change your job, address, and friends — but you'll never get anywhere if you don't change your mind

What would you say is the most powerful thing in the world? And what would you say if I told you that you already possess it? You were born with it. It was given to you freely, yet you often discount it. You take it for granted.<p>What is it? Let me give you a hint. It weighs less than three pounds …

Self-improvement

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy ResearchThe post How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 …

Motivation

How to Revolutionize Your Character Motivation

Whether I’ve blown it at work or reacted poorly at home (hypothetically of course), I often need a fresh start. Why? Because I’m human and I have a …

Creative Writing

Raised Garden Beds 101: Tips on Planning, Building, & Using

Raised garden beds are one of the best tools for gardening. They minimize weeds, they allow for greater organization and access, they facilitate …

12 tips to styling your bookcases like a pro

Ready to open a new chapter in home decor? Here's a novel idea: bookshelves.<p>Creating bookshelf displays that are both functional and decorative is a simple, inexpensive way to refresh a room's interior and flash some personal style. We've gathered inspiring images of shelving design from our …

20 Years Later, Dateline’s Keith Morrison Reflects on Covering Gianni Versace’s Murder

<i>Twenty years ago, Andrew Cunanan went on a cross-country crime spree that, when it ended, left five men dead in its wake. The final victim was world-renowned fashion designer, Gianni Versace. Ahead of Dateline NBC's investigation into the case, airing Friday at 9/8c, correspondent Keith Morrison</i> …

New Jersey

5 Things I Had to Give Up To be Successful

This curated column is authored by Srinivas Rao, Founder, unmistakablecreative.comThe post 5 Things I Had to Give Up To be Successful appeared first …

Motivation

The transformative power of doing absolutely nothing

On a recent Sunday, I found myself overwhelmed. It was my last free day between several consecutive weekends of travel, visitors, and weddings. The morning had ticked away, and my boyfriend and I had groceries to buy, paperwork to file, a house to tidy, and something to do at Home Depot. As I …

Find Real Estate, Homes for Sale, Apartments & Houses for Rent - realtor.com®

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Real Estate

3 Completely Perfect Color Combinations We Don't See Nearly Enough

Black and white. Blue and yellow. Gray and...just about everything. In the world of color palettes, there exists many safe bet, go-to combinations. …

What's the Fastest Way to Attract Others to You? Do Any of These 8 Things | Inc.com

If you're in a people business of any sort (then again, who isn't?), it should be your highest priority to connect with the human side of your customers, vendors, peers, co-workers, and other stakeholders.<p>This means having a good understanding of what makes humans tick. As you scroll further down, …

Self-improvement

Fifty shades of dark to pimp up your home

Today’s <b>homify</b> article celebrates the might of dark colors, when it comes to decking up spaces- interior as well as exterior. The common practice is …

Interior Design

Unusual Exterior Paint Color Combos That Actually Look Really Great

When I was growing up in Lafayette, Louisiana, my family took a lot of trips to Mississippi to see my grandparents, and on the way back, I remember, …

New Orleans

Pssst, This Is How You Revamp Your Walls for Under $50

Because it’s time to freshen up those tired walls.<p>Spring is finally here and if you’re living up to the gospel of every home and garden magazine, …

You Can Make Your Home Look Expensive Without Spending Big—Here's How

Unless you're a seasoned interior designer, making décor decisions can be a daunting process: <i>How high should these curtains be hung? How big should</i> …

Architects’ 8 Favorite Warm Gray Paints

When it comes to choosing gray paint, looks can be deceiving: Often grays that look fine on a swatch end up being too blue-toned on a wall, making …

The 13 best furniture stores in the U.S.

From midcentury stunners to vintage gems, here’s where to shop in America<p>There are so many furniture and decor options in U.S. cities, it can be hard to know where to begin. Sure, big-box retailers like West Elm—and, of course, Ikea—offer great value and online ordering, but where should you head …

The Trendy Wall Color We're Predicting Will Overtake Grey This Year

Gray walls have been an interior design staple for several years now, and while there's no denying that many a room has been enhanced by a coat of gray paint, we want to propose an alternative that can function as a neutral like grey does, but packs a much more powerful punch: Shadow 2117 from …

The 5 Paint Colors That Will Make You Happiest

Just in time for spring!<p>The colors in your home can have a <i>huge</i> impact on your mood — particularly paint colors. The shade of your walls has been shown to affect emotions: There are certain shades that will bring you down, ones that will help you relax, ones that will suppress your appetite and a …

Happiness

Here Are Pantone's Color Trend Predictions for 2018

We're only a few months into 2017, but that hasn't stopped Pantone from looking inside their colorful crystal ball. At the International Home & …

Home Decorating

Why You Need a Statement Wall in Your Home RN

Statement-making style in a snap.<p>We're always on the hunt for simple design ideas that pack a punch—and the king of them all has to be the statement …

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …

18 Underrated TV Shows You Should Be Watching

You'll thank us later.<p>To find out where these shows are available in your region check out JustWatch.

Beige, Begone: Bring Your Walls to Life With These 14 Beautifully Bold Colors

Adventurous decorators, take heart: Rich, bold paint colors are design's latest obsession, overthrowing the off-white neutrals that have long reigned …

Home Decorating

Joanna Gaines Just Gave Fans a Simple New Way to Get Shiplap on Their Walls

Paint may be the quickest way to change the look of your room, but wallpaper is the most dramatic way to overhaul a space. "Wall coverings are such a simple way to personalize a space. They have the ability to completely transform a room where there seems to be something missing, and I think that's …

14 Versions Of Trump’s Presidency, From #MAGA To Impeachment

When faced with highly uncertain conditions, military units and major corporations sometimes use an exercise called scenario planning. The idea is to …

Political Science

Pallets and Junk Hearts

• By Joan<br>• January 26, 2017<br>• 13 Comments<p>Earlier in the week I shared with you a trio of pallet wood and junk hearts and today I have another heart project …