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7 Tools to Radically Transform Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Over the last 5 years I’ve made some radical improvements in my life. I’ve reached my financial goals, found an amazing life partner, built …


A Practical Guide To Having Everything You Want | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>My Wage</b><p><b>I bargained with Life for a penny,</b><p><b>And Life would pay no more,</b><p><b>However I begged at evening</b><p><b>When I counted my scanty store.</b><p><b>For Life is a just</b> …

4 Simple Ways of Avoiding Distractions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So you want results without doing the work? Great, just what we need… another lazy bugger that’s a sucker for instant gratification. Ok, we’ll cut …


3 Ways Being Yourself Leads To New Opportunity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

When we don’t speak up, we’re guilty.<p>When we pretend to know something we don’t, we’re guilty.<p>When we’re scared to be comfortable in our own skin, …

Gilded Geode Ring

How-To: Recycled Book Art Kit

Turn a worn or outdated hardcover into an awesome portable art studio with this recycled book art kit tutorial that Shaunte shared on Crafts Unleashed.<p>This is such a great handmade gift idea for the artsy adults and kids in your life! Head over to Crafts Unleashed to see the full how-to.<p>[Via Sulia]

DIY Necklace Length Guide

Stop guessing and start making with this fantastically useful necklace length guide infographic that Jonelle from Design Thrift shared as part of her DIY Basics series.<p>[Via Sulia]<p><b>More:</b><p>Sewing Machine Needle Anatomy Lesson<br>• Manual Photography Cheatsheet

Dee’s Story: From Debris Pile to Edible Garden in Four Months

In Litchfield County, Connecticut, Dee Salomon and Rob Norman bought a property on which there once stood an art school. With the building long gone, …

House & Garden: 10 Mistakes to Avoid When You Remodel

The day we finally moved into our remodeled house–after the city inspector had tromped through with a picky checklist and the contractors had hauled …