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This Award-Winning Cabin Is a Relaxing Antidote to City Living

Sited in a remote Canadian forest, a luxurious cabin rental embraces indoor-outdoor living.<p>When a Shanghai–based, Canadian–Brit family approached Robert E. Miller of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson to design their dream cabin in the woods of Ontario, the principal architect went the extra mile.<p>Designed as …

Architecture

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

12 Prefab Guesthouses You'll Want to Put in Your Own Backyard

For those who need more space fast, a prefabricated guesthouse is just the thing.<p>Whether it be to accommodate a growing family, visiting friends, or a vacation rental business, a modular guesthouse can be a time- and cost-effective alternative to more traditional builds or remodels. From the …

"If you're always trying to be normal, you'll never know how amazing you can be." ~Maya Angelou https://t.co/Ix1K2To7yp

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

"Everybody always asks if you have a career, if you're married, if you have children. Like if life was some kind of grocery list. No one ever asks us if we're happy." ~Farrah Gray https://t.co/S9RzNg0CuB

Vagabund V07 BMW R100R Motorcycle

Austrian designer Paul Brauchart and mechanical engineer Philipp Rabl founded Vagabund two years ago and immediately started putting out some great …

Sagaponack Barn Conversion

With a palette of walnut, steel, and travertine, the Sagaponack Barn Conversion echoes back to its rustic heritage with a modern tone. The building …

Craven Gap Residence

Asheville, North Carolina<p>This modern passive and active solar residence sits on steep mountain land with great views looking down the Beaverdam Valley in Western North Carolina. The house is on a south-facing slope that allowed the owners to build the energy efficient home they had been dreaming of.<p>…

Forget about France - here's the 28 most beautiful bike rides in Britain

As the Tour de France begins, thousands of Brits will be getting on their bikes - but you don't need to cross the channel to find glorious, scenic rides. Mark Bailey introduces our guide to the country's most memorable routes for two-wheeled adventure<p>Today's Tour de France Grand Départ marks the …

A No-Cook Meal-Prep Plan With Just 8 Ingredients for 5 Easy Lunches

Roasting a ton of veggies, simmering a large batch of chili, baking up an eight-serving lasagna—these are all great ways to meal-prep for the week …

Architects transform 150-year-old Slovenian hay barn into a stunning contemporary home

Slovenian firm Styria Arhitektura worked pure architectural magic by transforming a 150-year-old hay barn into a gorgeous contemporary home. After …

Why We Procrastinate & How to Finally Do What You’ve Been Putting Off

<b>“Low key change helps the human mind circumnavigate the fear that blocks success and creativity.” ~Robert Maurer</b><p>I’m currently working on my doctoral …

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"Despite how open, peaceful, and loving you attempt to be, people can only meet you as deeply as you've met yourself." ~Matt Kahn https://t.co/Li5R9uOxrn

4 Simple Steps to Freedom

<b>“I know but one freedom and that is the freedom of the mind.” ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery</b><p>Once upon a time my mind was filled with negative talk and …

Two things to remember in life: Take care of your thoughts when you are alone and take care of your words when you are with people. https://t.co/QoF5SGzOZ4

Whether you pushed me or pulled me, drained me or fueled me, stayed by my side or left me... you are part of my growth, and I thank you. https://t.co/nsJjBV17cj

What Self-Love Means: 20+ Ways to Be Good to Yourself

<b>“Self-love requires you to be honest about your current choices and thought patterns and undertake new practices that reflect self-worth.” ~Caroline</b> …

3 Epic Peak Linkups—And What They Say About Trail Running

Trail running is a bit of an athletic Rorschach test. Everyone has their own interpretation of the sport.<p>You can be a short-distance speedster or a …

Be selective with your battles. Sometimes peace is better than being right. https://t.co/ctJdyMJmPN

10 Habits of Unhappy People (And How to Fix Them)

<b>“Ego says, ‘Once everything falls into place, I'll feel peace.’ Spirit says, ‘Find your peace, and then everything will fall into place.’” ~Marianne</b> …

Addicted to Helping: Why We Need to Stop Trying to Fix People

<b>“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals.” ~Pema Chodron</b><p>After college, I was hustling …

Relationships

When You Feel Purposeless and Fear You’re Wasting Time

<b>“Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” ~George Bernard Shaw</b><p>I wanted a guarantee.<p>I wanted to know for sure that if I …

Dealing With Criticism: 5 Tools to Develop a Thick Skin

<b>“When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be the victim of needless suffering.” ~Miguel Ruiz</b><p>Have you ever opened a …

Most Scenic Bike Routes in the World Photos

Casual bikers love to go for a spin because the activity is a perfect blend of exercise and scenery. Added to this fact is that bike paths are typically away from busy streets, making the sport all the more serene. Yet, for those biking-enthusiasts who are not satisfied with simply hoping on their …

Hiking

These secret codes let you access hidden iPhone features

The iPhone has a handful of secret codes — some are very useful for everyone, some may only be useful for some. You can show your exact signal strength, display your call forwarding status, and hide your phone number from caller ID. Here are some of the best ones.<p><b>Follow Tech Insider:</b>On Facebook

The Best Things in Life Are Free (and Healing)

<b>“The six best doctors: sunshine, water, rest, air, exercise, and diet.” ~Wayne Fields</b><p>I’ve always believed the best things in life are free. Sunshine …

Forgiveness doesn't excuse their behavior. Forgiveness prevents their behavior from destroying your heart. https://t.co/Qe8QiIYyi1

"If you're always trying to be normal, you'll never know how amazing you can be." ~Maya Angelou https://t.co/JOFJZ5rlp9