Olivia Griffith

474 Flips | 15 Magazines | 76 Likes | 19 Following | 50 Followers | @otrank | Nurse, student, and DIY-er. I'm a pinterest addict with about 1/4 the skill of most! :) I love learning about new and different things from all over!

The 3-day detox that’ll jump-start your mind and body

Kelsey Patel knows your pain—literally.<p>Like many, she cycled through a range of jobs that were so demanding (at one point, she worked at the US …

Wellness

9 Knitting Projects to Tackle This Winter

The winter holidays often bring some vacation time and the desire to curl up by a fireplace with hot chocolate. You might as well do something …

Knitting

Life learning I got from reading SIXTY books this year

The TWELVE Life Learning that I got this year through my reading of Sixty Books. These learning are universal, applicable to all aspects of life.<p>Life …

Silicon Valley Bank is thinking about removing names from résumés to prevent unconscious bias against job candidates

The bank has already undergone unconscious bias training globally, which involves exercises including splitting into groups and assessing the merits of four different résumés, only to return to find they belonged to the same candidate — just with different names and genders attached.<p>It's those sort …

The Difference Between Streets, Boulevards, Avenues, and Other Roads

As you drive around a city, you’ll see streets, avenues, lanes, courts, parkways, and more types of roads than you can count. Turns out, those naming …

Roads

This DIY Sofa Table Adds Much-Needed Storage Behind A Couch

Bonus: There are power outlets, too!<p>View this post on Facebook<p>1 plank of wood equal to length of couch<p>4 staircase spindles cut to height of couch<p>8 “L” brackets<p>Jigsaw<p>Sanding paper<p>Wood stain<p>1 extension outlet<p>1. Place the outlet on one of the ends of the plank and trace the perimeter.<p>2. Use your …

DIY

Pope Francis Grants All Priests The Authority To Absolve Abortions

Pope Francis has declared that abortion, which remains a "grave sin" in the eyes of the Catholic Church, can be absolved by ordinary priests for the foreseeable future — instead of requiring the intervention of a bishop.<p>The change was implemented on a temporary basis, for one year only, as part of …

Christianity

This Chart Shows the Difference Between a Broke and a Rich Budget

Since we tend to decide that it’s rude to talk about money with other people, it can be hard to figure out how to go from being broke to financially …

Celebrity Gossip

Adulting 101: Here's How to Arrange Your Living Room Furniture

When <i>Domino</i> magazine released its first book, <i>The Book of Decorating: A Room-by-Room Guide to Creating a Home That Makes You Happy</i>, in 2008, it …

Home Decorating

Husband’s Viral Post On Marriage Will Make You Fall In Love With Your Spouse All Over Again

Husband pens viral post about loving the many versions of his wife throughout their marriage<p>For some, monogamy seems like another word for boring. …

6 FAFSA Errors You Can Easily Avoid | Investopedia

Each year, millions of families file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for their college-bound children, yet many of them make …

9 College Scholarships for Students With Learning Disabilities

ADHD, dyslexia, or autism can qualify you for some extra financial help.<p>More than 6 million young Americans—about 13% of students—have been diagnosed …

How Do You Prove Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder?

A. You don't.<p>Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (AHDH) is nothing more than a professional opinion, it is not a fact. Even in the "Diagnostic …

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Bedroom ideas: 10 heavenly beds that are on cloud nine

Parents will attest to this: when you get the right amount of sleep you feel invincible, but if you have a restless night or are woken up constantly …

Interior Design

12 high-paying jobs college students can do in their spare time

The key to finding a part-time job for a busy college student is to look for high-quality positions with a flexible schedule that are from a trustworthy source, says Brie Reynolds, a senior career specialist at FlexJobs.<p>"There are a lot of scams in work-from-home jobs, so college students should be …

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FAFSA changes: What you need to know to get the most financial aid

If you plan to go to college next year, you need to know about two changes to the nationwide financial aid form.<p>The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the form that every U.S. college student needs to fill out in order to be eligible for any need-based financial aid. That includes …

College & University

Funny Pictures – September 25, 2016

My friend’s dad is in Boston sightseeing today… <br>viaDon’t worry Carrie… <br>viaMy kid drew eyebrows and a mustache on our chihuahua. <br>viaEvery. Damn. Week. …

Personality

Steal This Look: A Vintage Bath in England with a DIY Faucet

We’ve been following London theater designer Niki Turner from her chapel conversion in Bath to her French baroque house in Stroud, Gloucestershire, …

8 beautiful houses that were very cheap to build

Less is more with these modern home designs, using sustainable architecture and low-cost housing technology to construct your dream home on a small …

Architecture

David Wolfe: 10 Natural Antibiotics That Fight Infection

It’s almost instinctual for us to head to the doctor’s office to get a prescription when faced with an infection or other illness. But the …

Immune System

Artist Submerges Dress in Dead Sea for Three Months, Retrieves a Beautiful Salt Crystal

In 2014, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau submerged a 19th century-style gown into the lifeless waters of the Dead Sea, for a unique photo project. The …

Art

Funny Pictures – August 25, 2016

My boyfriend said he’d marry me if I gave him $100,000 and some cupcakes. So me being the awesome future wife that I am, made him these. <br>viaMan, this …

Cupcakes

25 Tweets About Bathrooms That We're Gonna Need You To Read By The End Of The Day

Make sure your legs don’t fall asleep while reading these tweets.<p>What's the longest you guys have ever kept spinning the toilet paper roll around …

Barnes & Noble

Meet the Silicon Valley-ites taking tiny hits of LSD to boost performance

It's 7am on a sunny Friday in a shared house in the sleepy San Francisco neighbourhood of Richmond. Flatmates buzz in and out of the kitchen as Lily …

19 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier

We tend to think of learning a new skill or “going back to school” as something you’d do when looking to change careers, or to upgrade within your …

This addiction calculator is the easiest way to see when you'll die

Drinking is super fun.<p>But it’s not just that. It’s also unhealthy, addictive and — depending on where you live — pretty expensive. However, because of its place in society as a widely-accepted, mainstream drug we’ve all become detached from the effects it has on our bodies.<p>I’m not going to be the …

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