Pamela Flam

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Unsuccessful people focus on “The Gap.” Here’s what successful people focus on

“The way to measure your progress is backward against where you started, not against your ideal.” — Dan Sullivan, THE GAIN AND THE GAP<p>Key concepts to …

Happiness

New 3 in 1 Roof solar tiles power your house for half the price of a Tesla roof

Tesla is getting all the attention when it comes to solar roofs, but some competitors out there are innovating in ways that even Elon Musk hasn’t …

Clean Up Corrosive Interpersonal Dynamics on Your Team with This System

“The consequences of not identifying and addressing conflicts and corrosive team dynamics are always dire,” says <b>Laura Gates</b>, whose work as an …

3 Ways to Declutter Your Mind So You Can Focus on the Things That Matter Most | Inc.com

Researchers estimate you have about 60,000 thoughts each day. And many of those thoughts involve thinking the same things over and over again.<p><i>I never have enough time. I have nothing to wear. I look stupid. My house isn't clean enough. My life would be better if I had more money.</i><p>Rehashing the same …

Self-help

31 Morning Journaling Prompts that Will Change the Way You Think

<i>The morning is enormously important. It’s the foundation from which the day is built. How we choose to spend our mornings can be used to predict the</i> …

Productivity

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

The founder of the world's biggest hedge fund has 3 principles to create a more successful life

Bridgewater Associates is the world's largest hedge fund. They manage over $150 billion.<p>In the past decade, a lot has been written about them. They have a very unorthodox method of operation. Almost to the point where many outsiders claim that they function like a cult.<p>They're known for their …

60 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2018

Bring on the new year, and a new TBR pile stacked with fresh reads.<p>As 2018 approaches, there’s a lot to look forward to: the end of a hellish 2017, the Winter Olympics, “The Bachelor: Winter Games,” 2017 being over, midterm elections, and 2017 finally drawing to a close.<p>More than anything, though, …

Books

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

New treatments restoring sexual pleasure for older women

When the FDA approved Viagra in 1998 to treat erectile dysfunction, it changed the sexual landscape for older men, adding decades to their vitality. Meanwhile, older women with sexual problems brought on by aging were left out in the cold with few places to turn besides hormone therapy, which isn't …

Women's Health

Knitting Short Rows: The Japanese Method

What are short-rows? They’re exactly what they sound like: partial rows in the knitting that create curves, soft angles, and depth. Short-rows are an …

How to Grow A Pineapple From Another One – Easily!

Growing your own food is so trendy nowadays. There are two good reasons for this: you will have pesticide-free food and you will save quite a lot of …

The Swimming Dragon: Ancient Chinese Exercise for Beauty, Health, Weight Loss, and Energy

The Swimming Dragon is an ancient Chinese Qigong exercise that comes to us through the Taoist tradition. If practiced diligently and regularly, it …

What You Need to Know For an Amazing Amsterdam Adventure

Simply put, Amsterdam is a stunner. No, scratch that thought. It's a dream destination. After just one visit, you'll forever have the image of houseboats bobbing sketched in your mind and the sound of bike bells ringing in your ears. Even a year later, I can still here that vivacious hum: <i>cling,</i> …

European Travel

How to Spend 24 Hours in Amsterdam

Although exploring Amsterdam always deserves more time than expected, the city’s clever urban layout lends itself to short or impromptu excursions. …

European Travel

Best new audiobooks offer thrills from 14√th-century Norway to the present day

<b>KRISTIN LAVRANSDATTER</b><p>By Sigrid Undset<p>Translated from the Norwegian by Tiina Nunnally<p>Audible Studios. Unabridged, 45 hours<p>This all-absorbing masterpiece by Nobel Laureate Sigrid Undset has finally entered the audiobook universe in a truly superb, sensitive performance by Erin Bennett. Published in …

Color Cheat Sheet: The 15 Most Perfect Gray Paint Colors

Picking paint is no easy feat. First, you have to decide what color family you want to grace your walls. "A dark blue? Maybe a bright green? Oh wait, …

The 13 Best Science Fiction Books of 2017

It's been a good year for sci-fi escapism.<p>In 2017, current events made escaping into a sci-fi story all the more appetizing, and there were lots of great choices.<p>Below are our 13 favorite sci-fi books from 2017. They include stories about underground lunar societies, a Manhattan partially covered …

Science Fiction

The Swedish Company That Made a Business Out of Customizing IKEA

Bemz creates custom covers for your favorite IKEA furniture<p>It's no secret that IKEA has a huge fan following. From dorm dwellers to professional designers, people the world over look to the Swedish furnishings purveyor to outfit homes of every stripe. The one downside to this popularity? An …

Furniture

7 Minutes. No Equipment. One Science-Backed Core Workout That Works

In the faster-is-better world we live in, carving out 30 to 45 minutes a day for a good workout can seem like a major challenge—and that can totally …

Workouts

Who needs brainstorming? Brainwriting gets way more ideas, this prof says

There’s a better way than a brainstorm to get creative thinking out of your team, says Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She teaches teamwork and negotiation to aspiring company leaders and explains techniques that she says are scientifically …

Fabric Covered Electrical Cord and DIY Lighting Supplies

Color Cord Company products are yours for the making. Each product has the ability to span any design scheme and is easily incorporated in any retail …

DIY

This prefab tiny house is simplicity at its most chic

It comes fully furnished, down to the cooking utensils<p>There are many traditional architectural elements that tiny homes can skimp on, but natural light isn’t one of them. Thankfully, the gorgeous Ark Shelter offers an abundance of windows cut into its inky black facades. Floor-to-ceiling glass on …

Prefab Homes

Trend Alert: 11 Deconstructed Baths

Forget the clunky console and the suite of matching bath fixtures, the new wave in bath design breaks all the rules. Cobbled together from salvaged …

Greet the New Year With January's Must-Read Scifi and Fantasy Books

It’s a new year, so it’s time to add some new books to your shelf, too. January brings a bumper crop of science fiction and fantasy, with a little …

Books

36 ideas for stunning modern stairs

You know, there was a time when the most exciting thing you could do with your stairs was add some funky carpet, but now the possibilities are …

Growing marijuana at home could become as easy as plugging in a machine and walking away

More and more people are going to be interested in growing their own marijuana after this year’s US election, which made marijuana usage legal both recreationally and medically in even more states. The gadget market is, of course, going to respond. We’ve already seen at least one device — the Grobo …

10 London Walks and Tours You Will Love

Heard of our sponsor Funzing? This online community of local Londoners offers quirky experiences to suit everyone. It's a chance to get involved in …

ARK Shelter

ARK Shelter is a completely mobile cabin built without foundations, providing a place to live in your backyard, out in the wild, or on the coast, …

Panoramic Photography

I Drove Around Iceland In 6 Days

A selection of photos made during a trip around Iceland.