Samantha Vargo

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6 Ways to Use Your Journal

Keeping a journal is such an amazingly simple and powerful practice. It can help with all kinds of challenges and bring clarity, insight and awareness in your everyday life. So, I often recommend starting (or restarting!) a journaling practice to both my friends and clients.<p>I'm not talking about a …

10 Simple Hacks For Packing A Suitcase

Packing for a long trip can be problematic: you don't want to bring along too much and have to lug around a heavy bag, but you also don't want to pack too little and end up forgetting a crucial item.<p>Here are 10 tips to make packing easy.<p>1. Roll clothing up and then use air-compression plastic bags …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

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Top 10 Things To Do in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town has it all -- exquisite beaches, breathtaking scenery and wildlife, world-renowned gastronomy and buzzing nightlife. No matter what you're looking for, you'll find it in the "Mother City." Here are our top picks for what to do!<p><b>1. Visit the Cape Peninsula</b><p>Enjoy the sites of <b>Table Mountain</b> …

Glasgow for every travel style

Glasgow is brimming with adrenaline this summer as the city prepares to host the Commonwealth Games ( glasgow2014.com). But while cheers will ring out from Ibrox to Cathkin Braes, there are plenty of other reasons to explore Scotland’s largest and most spirited city. Here's how to match the best of …

10 iOS Apps That Make Pictures Talk

Make pictures talk<p>Almost everyone shoots photos and video. But how many people shoot multimedia? More than you might think. Multimedia apps — a hybrid that blends still images with a audio — provide a unique angle on visual sharing.<p>Photos with a soundtrack are often easier to create and more …

Eleanor & Park

• <b>Author:</b> Rainbow Rowell<p>“<i>Eleanor & Park</i> reminded me not just what it’s like to be young and in love with a girl, but also what it’s like to be young and in love with a book.”—John Green, <i>The New York Times Book Review</i><p><i>Bono met his wife in high school</i>, Park says.<i><br>So did Jerry Lee Lewis</i>, Eleanor</i> …

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

Top 10 Reasons to Exercise Regularly (Besides Losing Weight)

You've been told a hundred times that exercise is good for you, and it's true—but it's good for a lot more than just losing weight or building …

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How To Motivate Yourself Into an Exercise Routine You'll Actually Stick To

If getting active and staying healthy were easy, everyone would do it...but we don't. We come home after a long day of sitting in a chair to …

Nate Silver on Finding a Mentor, Teaching Yourself Statistics, and Not Settling in Your Career

Perhaps no one has done more for the cause of data-driven decision-making in the minds of the public than Nate Silver. His book, The Signal and the Noise, explains the power of statistical modeling to improve our predictions about everything from the weather to sports to the stock market. Data …