Susan Brent

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Divorcing a Narcissist | The Recovery Expert

The first phase of divorcing a narcissist involves developing an <i>exit strategy</i>. This is an anxiety-provoking prospect. Many people feel as if the task …

How to Spray Baste a Quilt

I flip flop between spray basting and pin basting, but lately I’ve been reaching for a can of spray more often than not! Below is a simple how to for …

'The Joy of Less' is the best minimalism book I've read

<b>Francine Jay's detailed guide to decluttering is refreshingly practical, accessible, and free from idealistic philosophy.</b><p>Over the past year, I’ve …

Techniques for Quilting Negative Space- Part 1

One of my most popular classes, Techniques for Quilting Negative Space, is also one of my favorite to teach. Whether the negative space in a quilt is …

My Best of 2016

Hi and welcome to my stop on the Best of 2016 blog linky party! I had such fun going through my posts from the year to figure out which 5 posts I …

2016 { looking back }

Wow!!! Last day of 2016!<p>It feels like a recap of sorts is totally in order :)<p>Creatively, this was a good year for me. I tried new things, learned how …

sylvie tote {new pdf pattern in three sizes}

Hello, happy Tuesday everyone!<p>I'm excited to introduce my newest pdf pattern to you today.<p>Sylvie Tote is a quick, easy to customize pattern and comes …

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4 surprising health benefits of cuddling with your partner

Whether cuddling is your current post-sex routine or more important to you than sex itself, most of us can agree it's an essential part of a relationship. There's actually a biological reason we respond so well to being wrapped in our loved ones' arms, explains Madeleine Castellanos, M.D., sex …

Forget calorie counting — this is the real secret to weight loss

Stop us if you’ve heard this before, but everything you know about weight loss may be wrong.<p>In his new book, “The Obesity Code: Unlocking the Secrets …

A Lumberjack Cake With An Edible Axe And A Plaid Pattern Inside

You might remember Elizabeth Marek, of the Portland, Oregon-based Artisan Cake Company, from the “Visual Guide to Cake Decorating” book she published …

Happy Thoughts: Here Are the Things Proven To Make You Happier

<b>What’s the secret to a head full of happy thoughts?</b><p>Time to round up the research on living a happy life to see what we can use.<p>First, yeah, a good …

Why we will come to see mindfulness as mandatory | Madeleine Bunting

This increasingly popular tool for calming the mind, once seen as a New Age fad, could play a role in hospitals and schools<p>Mindfulness is selling millions of books and apps, it appears on the front cover of Time magazine, pops up in the Financial Times and is used by all kinds of people from …

How to Meditate Daily

Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned.<p>Amazingly, it’s also one of the most simple …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like To Admit

Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an example of something true that nobody generally wants to admit?"<p>From unpleasant insights about love to the truth about meritocracy, here are seven uncomfortable truths people don't like to admit:<p>It's nice to believe in karmic justice where …