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Meal Prep Ideas for Every Weight Loss Diet

By Dana Leigh Smith

You spend hours getting ready for a night out on the town and meticulously schedule your vacations months before getting on the …


This awesome pod may solve the most difficult thing about meditating

Meditation is hard. At least it is for me.

I try to meditate at least once a day, but sometimes only make it about 15 minutes before I’m back on my phone answering an email or checking Instagram.

So naturally, when I heard about the Somadome, a pod-like structure you sit in that uses technology to …


How to Achieve Monkey Mind

An Alphabetical List

A definition of sorts from the Guide to Buddhism A to Z: “In Buddhism, the monkey mind (kapicitta) is a term sometimes used by the …


Want a Free College Degree? Study Abroad in One of These Countries

As college costs in the U.S. skyrocket, students everywhere are looking for ways to cut costs. Here’s one unusual way you might not have considered: …

College & University

42 DIY Recipes To Keep Your Home Naturally Clean

Did you know that back in the day, most people would clean their house from top to bottom twice a year?

Yeah, they did! They cleaned it in the spring …

34 Ways To Make Your Stuff Last As Long As Possible

If you’re in the process of trying to save money, every little bit counts. These tips will help you stretch that dollar.

1. Make your candles burn longer by placing them in the freezer for 24 hours prior to using.

The freezer hardens the wax, which slows the burning process.

2. Cut your sponges in …


Mom's Super Laundry Sauce | Whipped Laundry Soap | Make your own Laundry Detergent

Here is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain known to man out the first …


66 Fruits and Vegatables You Can Grow At Home In Containers Without A Garden

No garden needed. Here’s 66 fruits and vegetables you can grow at home in containers – without a garden. Growing your own food is not only very …


The Oil Cleansing Method & How to Minimize Blackheads

This summer I shared my new hair cleansing routine, the No-Poo Method as well as my recipe for super cheap (read: pennies per load) homemade laundry …


20 Shipping Container Home Floor Plans

by Tom Woods

Today we’ve got something perfect for anyone looking to build their own tiny shipping container home.

As most of you probably know the …


The Truth About Tiny House TV Shows

I was cleaning up my inbox this morning and came across an email from mid March of this year from a producer at Pie Town Productions:

Hi Greg!

I hope …


Choosing A Wardrobe Fit For The Tiny House Life: female edition a continuation from a previous post by Andrew Odom:

10 Inspirational Books That Can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …


Scientists think they’ve found the reason you’re overeating

Do you ever realize that you’re full, but finish that burger and fries anyway? There may be a scientific reason for that: too little of a hormone called GLP-1, which is thought to play a role in obesity (paywall).

Researchers from Rutgers University have found that when GLP-1 is released in the …

The Brain

Anti Aging Weight Loss Diet Tips

The anti ageing weight loss diet is quite popular because it combines two of the most sought after goals in matters of self-image. These goals are …

Weight Loss

19 Facts That Prove Animals Have Souls

They’re the best.

1. A dairy cow was so sad from having previous calves taken away that she hid her newborn in a tall patch of grass.

Clarabelle the cow was rescued from a dairy farm, but she was so distraught from having her babies taken away from her that she gave birth in secret and hid her baby …


You’re never too busy for breakfast when you start it the night before

Life is all about coming full circle, right? Case in point: my make-ahead breakfasts.

When I was in graduate school and always on the run, I would plan and pack foods that I could eat on the bus or on my walk to school. It was not uncommon to find me munching a bar and a smoothie, or a hot …


Why Simple Living is the Forgotten Key to Self Actualization

For the past ten years I have been pretty much into personal development. Well, as a teenager I was already a bit interested in not-so-mainstream …

Simple Living

Growing trees from seeds: which seeds work, and which won't

If there are any trees in your area, you may have noticed that a couple of major changes come over them at the end of summer and the beginning of …


The De-Conditioning of the Ego

Ida Lawrence, Contributor
Waking Times

What could a person possibly gain from insecurity? What could be the reward of feeling undeserving? Why would we …


Here’s How To Make A DIY Air Conditioner That Will Actually Keep You Cool

Beat the heat for under $60!

Here’s what you need:

Table fan - $16
Bucket - $5
Bucket lid - $3.50
1-1/2 in. PVC (cut into 3-inch segments) - $3.50
Mint spray paint - $4
Gold spray paint - $4
Styrofoam bucket liner - $6 each
1-1/2 in hole saw for drill - $12
Frozen gallon of water

Drill …


My life has not been the same since I started using this amazing meditation app

Like many stressed out New Yorkers, I'm on a desperate and ongoing quest to silence the voice in my head.

It has a lot to say.

I need to work harder, I …


10 Life Changing Lessons From Buddha

10 Life Changing Lessons From Buddha

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There are an endless amount of powerful, beautiful, and life changing lessons one can …


23 Make-Ahead Meals To Freeze Before You Have That Baby

Freeze while pregnant, defrost while sleep-deprived.

If you’re new to freezer meals and need help with the freezing process, you can find comprehensive tips HERE and HERE.

1. Baked Ziti

The Pioneer Woman can do no wrong in the kitchen.

2. Garlic Butter Shrimp Quinoa

I can practically smell this …


How to Use Water with Lemon for Weight Loss

Some fad diets claim that you can lose a lot of weight and melt away fat simply by drinking lemon juice mixed with water. Some of these "detox" diets …

Weight Loss

11 Quotes From A Billionaire That Will Teach You How To Get What You Want

I’ve just finished reading an insanely good book on business, life, and success. Poor Charlie’s Almanac is a compellation of the wisdom filled

Charlie Munger