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8 Simple Reminders For a Happy, Fulfilling Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Life can be pretty tough eh?<p>We get so caught up in everything that we tend to forget the most important thing for ourselves, which is to be happy, no …

5 Ways to Get Over Your Biggest Mental Barriers

Even if you love working out, it’s completely normal to battle negative thinking. Here's how to get over it.<p>Often the biggest obstacle to running has nothing to do with the legs and lungs; it’s about what’s on your mind. Here’s how to clear some common mental hurdles that can keep you from getting …

Could Simple Things Like Stretching, Smiling, And Sitting Up Actually Make You Work Better?

Yes, says science.<p>If you’re reading this while slumped over your smartphone or hunched in front of your laptop, chances are that you’ll be less assertive with the next task you have to tackle.<p>Why? Because, as a growing body of research is finding, the way you hold your body shapes the way your mood …

15 Ways to Change Your Thoughts and Transform Your Life

“Change your thoughts and you change your world.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale<p>The nature of our thoughts determines the quality of our life whether it is …

Best Breath Practices: 5 Energizing Pranayama Techniques.

Each breath in is a new chance to let Life flow through you, to let go of resistance to the moment, to cultivate compassion for yourself and …

Roundup: 10 Dorm-Friendly DIY Decor Projects

It's that time of year when everyone is starting to think about going back to school. And many of you may be headed off to live in a college dorm …

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DIY Knockoff Kenzo Hex Nut Bracelet Tutorial from inspiration & realisation here

<b>DIY Knockoff Kenzo Hex Nut Bracelet Tutorial from inspiration & realisation here.</b> As usual Donatella has combined several DIYs in a single post for making this braided hex nut bracelet and included a linked supply list. <b>Left Column Photos:</b> $121.97 (reg. $174.25) Kenzo Hex Nut Bracelet <b>here (a Kenzo necklace here)</b> , <b>Right Column Photos:</b> DIY by inspiration & realisation. For pages more of DIY knockoffs of all kinds go here, and for hardware jewelry DIYs go here.<p>Kenzo Necklace using the same …

BRAID | DESIGN AND FORM

Today I’m going to show you how to make a five-strand-braid. First you want to attach the threads to a plane surface.<p>/// Idag tänkte jag visa er hur …

Washer Necklace: a simple tutorial

For Joelys 11th birthday party last week, we made washer necklaces. They were fast easy and the girls loved them.<p>To make your own, gather a few …

DIY Basics: Custom Canvas Notebooks

A few weeks ago we showed you five fresh ways to trick out a canvas laptop case, and now we’re onto a more old school office supply: the notebook! We swooned over these canvas notebooks at Blick, and couldn’t resist getting a little painterly with them. We were inspired by classic patterns, video …

Somebody Modded A Piano To Play The Game 'Doom' [Video]

Do you hear that, friends? It is the sweet, atonal sound of classic gaming.<p>For better or worse, the 1993 demon-blasting video game <i>Doom</i> is one of the most influential games ever. Which means we get amazing fan tributes like this: a piano rigged to act like a keyboard for the game.<p>A team of game …

What Makes Some People Exceptional and Others Just Accomplished?

<b>It's All About the Power of Your Story:</b> First off, let me say this isn't one of those step-by-step instructional books that ubiquitously litter our bookstores, airport newsstands or libraries. On the contrary, what I am going to do in this blog is simply suggest a pathway to being exceptional, not …

Get Yourself Going with These Motivational Wallpapers

Sometimes you need a good kick in the butt to get going. That said, we'd all be pretty sore if it happened every time we lacked motivation. Instead, …

Self-Expression and Teenagers: Common Problems and Creative Solutions | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>Almost every teenager goes through wild periods of self-expression that will typically include clothing and musical choices that are borderline</i> …

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Heart Matters: 5 Boxing (and Life) Lessons From Rocky Balboa

<i>“Let me tell you something you already know. The world ain’t all sunshine and rainbows. It’s a very mean and nasty place, and I don’t care how tough</i> …

Single Mothers Are Narrowing The Happiness Gap, Study Finds

Previous research has shown that single mothers are less happy than other American women. But a new study in the Journal of Happiness Studies has concluded that the happiness gap is getting smaller.<p>Looking at data from the General Social Survey, which tracked Americans' self-reported happiness from …

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

4 Things to Make With Cereal Boxes

They're sturdier than paper, easier to cut than corrugated cardboard, and free. Score!<p>Cereal boxes are well sized for holding magazines, comic books, and school supplies. To make a case, cut the top from a box at an angle, then wrap the box with decorative paper and double-sided tape.

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Scotland: the world's adventure capital?

The new edition of Lonely Planet’s 1000 Ultimate Adventures, which is published this month, mentions the country on more than a dozen occasions.<p>Authors of the book have compiled 100 top 10 lists suggesting the best trips for adrenaline-lovers around the world.<p>Scotland is mentioned for its great …

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http://tdy.sg/1aGRBGh - Terrie Hall, the "public health hero" who illustrated the cost of smoking with her own ravaged body in a graphic anti-smoking campaign in the US, has died at the age of 53 of cancer which spread from her mouth to her brain.

http://tdy.sg/198oaLx - Smartphone review: Sony’s Xperia Z1 is so good, it makes the company’s other critically-acclaimed mobile devices look bad.

http://tdy.sg/181U2TD - Led by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen, Members of Parliament paid tribute and gave a standing ovation during yesterday’s Parliament session to former Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew on his 90th birthday. Assisted by some MPs, Mr Lee stood up to acknowledge the unprecedented gesture.

10. Planes

Grand Theft Auto has always been the best sandbox series, there's no denying it. They're the Tarantino movies of the gaming world, with complex …

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The (15 Minute) Bye-Bye Arm Jiggle Workout

Strapless dresses expose your upper back, shoulders, upper chest, and arms. This workout will shape all those places. Do these arm exercises one after another with no rest in between. Repeat the circuit, resting a minute between circuits.<p>1. Standing V Raise<p>Hold a dumbbell in each hand and stand …

At least 13 dead in Navy Yard shooting; possible suspect at large

At least 13 people are dead and others wounded after a shooter opened fire at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday, police said. But hours after the rampage began, it was still unclear whether the shooting was the act of a lone gunman, or if other shooters were involved.<p>Aaron Alexis killed 12 people …

The Tastiest Breakfast Ever

This morning meal from best-selling author Mark Bittman tastes like apple pie, but it's a whole lot healthier<p>You don't have to swear off meat to boost your health. In his latest cookbook, Mark Bittman explains how eating a plant-based diet—just until dinnertime—can help you shed pounds and feel …

How to Be a Great Public Speaker

Shift the way you think to guarantee an awesome performance<p>Pre-presentation butterflies might make you want to heave… but that might actually be a good thing, if you think about it the right way. Reframing stress as something positive can help boost your performance, according to a new study …

The Best Apps for Saving Money

Fatten your wallet with these smart downloads<p>You can increase your next bank statement with the click of a button—but there’s a catch: That button has to be part of a money-saving app or website. Nearly 60 percent of the people who frequently use online banking tools say the resources helped them …

Legs and Butt Workout: Blast Your Lower Half

Get lean legs and a tight butt<p>Perform this legs and butt workout once or twice a week: Starting with the first exercise, slowly complete five reps (it should take about 10 seconds per rep: five up, five down). Continue until you've done every exercise. Do two to four total circuits, switching sides …