Aliza Spinner

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A Simple Mindfulness Strategy That Literally Reconfigures Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we go through life, we tend to be taken away from this deep sense of self as a …

Mindfulness

How to improve anything you write in 2 minutes

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.<p>Delete the word "that"<p>The word "that" can be removed from your writing at least 90% of the time, and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.<p><b>Example:</b> "You believe that I'm lying, but …

The One Thing a Designer Would Never Do in a Small Space

With limited space, creating a striking neutral design with a clean, streamlined aesthetic isn't easy, but we love the thrill of a challenge at …

The 100% Rule: The Best Advice I Have Ever Received

I have a friend who quit eating sugar two years ago. When we go out to eat, I almost always get dessert. “Will you have a bite?” I ask, testing her. …

Motivation

Your Life Coach - Susie Moore

Ever look at your to-do list and just wanna run and hide?Me too.But life is meant to be more than just ploughing through our...<p>A text from my friend …

Osho Reveals the Most Simple Strategy to Settle a Busy Mind and Live in the Present Moment

Modern day life can be tough. There are exams to ace, bills to pay, diapers to change, and annoying co-workers to contend with. And unfortunately, we …

Why Foam Rolling Is Crucial For Building Muscle

Celebrity trainer Ashley Borden is a major proponent of foam rolling—for her clients, it’s a non-negotiable element of their fitness routine. That's …

Find Your Next Workout | SELF

Take the Plank Challenge to Carve Your Core

We're here to help you challenge your core (you're welcome) with this plank series. It's part of our Jump-Start fitness plan, helping you move every day for two weeks. This challenge uses all sorts of planks to give your arms, abs, back, and butt a great workout. Click here for a printable PDF of …

Workouts

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

8 Stretches Your Tight Hips Are Begging For

Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury. Try the series in the …

Yoga

Home sweet home! Check out Natalie Morales' living room makeover

Natalie Morales is a cover girl (again)!<p>The TODAY news anchor is on the cover of Better Homes and Gardens magazine's September issue, featuring her New Jersey home’s living room makeover.<p>Morales teamed up with the magazine and the popular online home goods retailer One Kings Lane to freshen up the …

One Minute with a Professional Organizer: 5 Top Tips for a More Organized Closet

<b>5 Tips for Keeping your Closet Organized:</b><p><b>1.</b> Aim to edit your wardrobe <b>2-4 times a year</b>.<p><b>2. Seasonal Guide:</b> early Spring and late Fall are naturally …

How to go completely paperless with iOS

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>There are some obvious first steps one can take to cut down on the amount of paper used on a day-to-day basis if you’re an …

Kitchen Design: Baking Stations Make Cooking More Fun

As soon as Halloween is over, it seems Thanksgiving and Christmas are instantly upon us. The weather cools and the aromas of sweet and savory treats …

Kitchens

8 Kitchen Amenities You'll Really Wish You Had

Don't waste another minute on your hands and knees in your kitchen, searching for that missing cutting board or rolling pin. Built-ins and storage …

Kitchens

8 Kitchen Design Tips for Foodies

I cut my culinary teeth in a tiny apartment where a janky oven meant that cookies took twice as long to bake, and seared scallops nearly sent dinner …

9 Stylist Tricks for a Decorator Look

The impeccable style of rooms featured on Houzz and elsewhere can seem unattainable even for those of us with lovely, well-organized homes. But many …

Home Decorating

12 Key Decorating Tips to Make Any Room Better

I hate to break it to you, but designers don’t follow a secret rule book. There are no hard and fast laws governing what we do. We are creative types …

Kitchen before and after

Linc Thelen Design<p>April 30, 2014<p>Another successful project with great clients. Here are a few before and after images<p>SaveComment51Like15<p>Comments …

Kitchens

7-Day Plan: Get a Spotless, Beautifully Organized Bedroom

We’ve already tackled the living room, entry hall and bathroom with weeklong cleaning and clutter-busting plans; now it’s time to dive into the …

Living Rooms

Design Basics to Help You Think Through a New Master Bath

Spacious master bathrooms have become one of the most considered spaces in home design. These often luxurious settings provide a refuge from hectic …

Custom Work - Transitional - Laundry Room - New York - by Clean Design

December 17, 2013<p>Nadiyah wrote:<p>September 17, 2014<p>Melissa Freeman wrote:<p>April 18, 2014<p>Davina Smith-Melgarejo wrote:<p>February 4, 2014<p>Sarafiena Flower …

Laundry Rooms

The Cure for Houzz Envy: Laundry Room Touches Anyone Can Do

Nowhere is the difference between high-end new construction/remodeling and existing homes more clear than in laundry rooms. These once simply …

Laundry Rooms

The London Town House Worthy of Its Own Art Show

• This London town house is filled with cutting-edge art — Architectural Digest<br>• Ten elegant details every home should consider — Houzz<br>• The one design …

Compact Cooking: A Kitchen in a Closet

There's so much to love about this 49 square meter Stockholm apartment, but what really caught my eye was the kitchen location — it's in a closet! …

Shades of Sunday: Are you a fan of the Ombre trend?

The ombre trend has been taking over the fashion industry, but now we're seeing it in home design. We want to know, do you have ombre in your …

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