Lorna Green

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How To Be Happy: 12 Things You Should Do Today

To some, happiness always stays by their side. What makes happiness magical is that it can be anything or nothing.<p>If you know it well, it is …

What Procrastination Does To Your Happiness?

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

Self-improvement

6 Inventions from The Jetsons That Are Totally a Thing Now

<i>The Jetsons</i> premiered on September 23, 1962, and has become one of those classic cartoons permanently engrained in our collective childhood memories. The show depicted an average 21st century American family living in the highly technologically advanced year of 2062. Here we are in 2016, and we’re …

Vegan Peanut, Sweet Potato, and Kale Soup With Coconut Recipe

The version of West African groundnut soup I ate in my youth was a thick, peanut-packed broth made with chicken, spices, and tomatoes, but recipes for <i>maafe</i> (as it's called in Mali) vary hugely. I'm taking that as free license to stray as far from tradition as I'd like, so this recipe takes a quick …

The Very Specific Way to Make an Excellent Iced Espresso

Our editor in chief has a lot of opinions. Especially about espresso.<p>I drink iced coffee year round. Doesn't matter the temperature outside. Even when the thermometer plunged to 5 degrees in York City a few weeks ago, I walked to Cafe Grumpy, my local joint in Chelsea, and ordered an iced redeye …

Before & After: Stefanie's Own Little Sanctuary Bathroom

My room makeover::Everything about our outdated 1930’s bathroom was kind of awful. It had mismatched yellow tile, a dark shower stall, a clunky tub, …

Home Improvement

4 Rituals That Will Make You Happy, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

Sculpting a Less-Anxious Brain

"Brain architect" sounds like a profession from science fiction, but in the book <i>Mindsight</i>, psychiatrist Dan Siegel argues that we have the ability to fashion our own brains. When we pay attention to our mind and the minds of others, we develop a sort of superhero seventh sense, which Siegel terms …

Mindfulness

The 2 Minutes A Day That Save Me

It’s a bright, unseasonably springlike January afternoon. The house is freshly cleaned, and I’ve thrown the curtains open in the bedroom. The sunlight’s streaming in, and I’m feeling gung-ho for the task at hand. I’m going to meditate and observe the session carefully so I can then sit down and …

Meditation

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

Emotions That Fuel Creativity

Creative moments are often hit or miss; they’ll happen when you least expect them or disappear when you need them most. But according to Harvard Business Review, there are ways to set yourself up to take full advantage of your creative capacity. By living life passionately and experiencing an array …

Compose Yourself! Add Your Voice to Your Flipboard Magazines

Ever wanted to give your Flipboard Magazine more of a personal touch? Now you can add your voice to your magazines just by tapping on the bottom-right “compose” icon on any of your magazine covers.<p>This new feature opens up a world of possibility. You can add text, images or links from the Web. You …

Web Tools Update: Editing Text, Picking Images and Quick Cover Picker

Today’s Flipboard for Web update makes editing your magazines’ captions, images and covers a little easier.<p>Here’s what’s new:<p>1) <b>Edit commentary and text updates:</b> Click “Edit” on any of your magazines, then click on an item to add or edit any commentary you’ve written to accompany the article. This …

Tutorials

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

Social Media

The Flip of the Town: The New Yorker Comes to Flipboard

Eustace Tilley is in the house. Starting today, Flipboard users will be able to read The New Yorker—the award-winning magazine, plus its original digital content—all right here.<p>Founded in 1925 as a humor magazine with a literary bent, The New Yorker is known for its definitive, meticulously …

Freebies

Beautifully Designed Furniture Reveals Much More Than Meets the Eye

Sebastian Errazuriz is a Chilean-born, New York City-based designer whose stunning furniture cleverly transforms into something completely unexpected. Using woods like maple and bamboo, he crafts pieces that can look fairly innocuous but be manipulated in ways rarely seen in cabinet building. Each …

Furniture

The History of Flower Crowns and the Women Who Wore Them: From Frida Kahlo to Kate Moss

Few accessories have aroused such commentary, for and against, than the flower crown, so trendy of late among the neo-hippie festival crowd. Despite detractors, these decorative headpieces, whose history in mythology and art can be traced back to ancient civilizations, show no signs of fading from …

Featured Shop: Bonjour Poupette

My name is Sofie Skein-Hall, and I sculpt figurines for my line, Bonjour Poupette. I live with my husband Nicolas in a small fishing village on the Oregon coast.<p>Animals and art have been an integral part of my family for as long as I can remember. I grew up next door to my parents’ veterinary …

Customers

Sculptural Life-Size Lighting By LZF Lamps

Remember that movie <i>Big Fish</i>? This is like <i>Big Fish</i> literally come to life.<p>Life-Size is a brand new collection by LZF Lamps that explores art and …

Rare Kaleidoscopic Glass Sculptures by Jack Storms

Being told that his unusual vision was impossible did not prevent Jack Storms from becoming an innovative artist. Instead, he was motivated to take on a rare, physically intense form of art, which gave him the opportunity to thrive as a world-renowned glass sculptor. Using lead crystal and …

Art

The hidden tricks of powerful persuasion

Are we always in control of our minds? As David Robson discovers, it’s surprisingly easy to plant ideas in peoples’ heads without them realising.<p>Are we all just puppets on a string? Most people would like to assume that they are free agents – their fate lies in their own hands. But they’d be wrong. …

11 Easy Tips For Creating A Calm and Peaceful Home

Simple solutions to transform your home into a relaxing retreat.<p>How do you feel when you walk into your home? Happy? Calm? Overwhelmed by your 'to do' list? In today's hectic world, stress is always present, but your home shouldn't contribute to it. "Your home either nurtures and supports you or it …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Cooking

Why Don't We Remember Our Infant and Toddler Days?

<i>Why is it difficult to remember things from before 3-5 years of age?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and get insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Paul King,</i> …

Lotus Flower

Maskull Lasserre: Re-carving Sculpture

Summer is the “off season” for the New York art world. The galleries that remain open typically mount group shows, often with guest curators rather …

Charming Rustic Cottage Inspired By Fairy Tales

We all need a refuge, a magical place where we can spend our free time in peace and quiet, leaving behind every thought about work, duties or bills. …

Dipped in Banana: Monochromatic Rooms

Yellow is lively and fun. It sparks a happiness as no other tone can and creates a free-flowing, effortless spirit. So, of course, it’s only natural …