Tina Priestley

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4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

This Woman Reimagined Michelangelo's "The Creation Of Adam" With Black Women And It's Beautiful

Michelangelo who?<p>"I have an idea, it might not be fully thought out, but first the idea. Then I let it marinate. Often I'll place a blank canvas by my bed so that I may wake up and sleep to it. And, while I sleep, it speaks to me," Rosales said. She also said that she doesn't sketch her creations, …

These 11 Photos Capture Amazing Art Projects That Are Beautifying Brooklyn

Ordinary buildings become art and last forever in a picture.<p>From Brooklyn, N.Y., to Jersey City, N.J., to Mexico City, there's a beauty in seeing an …

7 Famous Artists Reveal the Surprising Studio Tools They Couldn’t Do Without

Art World<p>A glimpse into the creative process of Jenny Holzer, Shirin Neshat, and others.<p>,<p>Our mental image of the artist at work is still definitely …

Incredible Street Murals Around the World You Have to See

Your city is a canvas. Whether you choose to use it as such -- whether you’re part of the paint, or just part of the fabric -- depends on whether you …

Sinking Floor Installation Looks Like an Endless Portal to the Upside Down

Design duo Fanny Bouchet and Emmanuelle Messier of Byme Architecture have a knack for creating inventive interiors and avant-garde art. This multifaceted talent is particularly evident in <i>Débarrassons le Plancher</i>, an architectural art installation that reimagines history and tricks the</i> …

Art

If You Want to Be Truly Happy, Stop Worrying About These 24 Things in Your Life

We are each responsible for our own happiness.<p>If you want to be happy you have to find the things that make you unhappy.<p>If you want to move forward, there are always things you need to let go of first. It's a process that shouldn't happen just once a year. Taking stock should be an ongoing …

Happiness

These Extremely Uncomfortable Photographs Are Guaranteed to Make You Squirm

Take “pleasurable discomfort” in Ambera Wellmann’s darkly humorous juxtapositions.<p>Distorting reality and finding humor in commonplace things under the lens of absurdity is Ambera Wellmann's bag, without a doubt. You may reel in disgust or burst out laughing as she shifts the focus, alters the …

Inside the Theater of the Mind

Emotions don’t happen to us—we construct them to make sense of what’s happening inside us<p>Two of my favorite singers, Joni Mitchell and Stevie Wonder, do something that no one else I know does—they embrace a full range of emotions and make you feel them too. When Stevie sings, “We can work it out,” …

Joni Mitchell

10+ Touching Tributes To Late Carrie Fisher By Artists Around The World

"No matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled by my own bra." The world lost another star with the passing of Carrie …

I Capture Dreams Using Paper And Light

Welcome to my world of paper, light, dreams, and art! I am a full-time independent artist from Seattle and I discovered and started creating …

Art

Amazing One Stroke Technique

Japanese culture features a lot of dragons and this amazing painting is a perfect tribute to them all. A small studio in Nikko, Japan has seen four …

How We Breathe Could Also Affect How We Think And Feel

Nose vs mouth breathing.<p>Breathing doesn't just fill our lungs with oxygen and help us stay alive, it could also affect the way we think and feel, …

The Start-Up That Is Revolutionizing Museums

Museum Hack will change how you visit them forever.<p>Did you grow up bored with museums too? Grown-ups talked about them like they were an adventure but they made them feel like history class for old people.<p>Times have changed!<p>An entrepreneur and his team have transformed museums into exciting, …

Museums

Practicing mindfulness does a lot more than simply calm you down

“Remember then: there is only one time that is important—Now! It is the most important time because it is the only time when we have any power.”<p>This quote is from Leo Tolstoy’s <i>What Men Live By, and Other Tales</i>, and it serves as a fitting prompt for us all to direct our attention to what is actually …

Mindfulness

This scientific quest to find “missing” memories is changing the way we think about the brain

A new experiment finds you don’t need to activate neurons to store memories.<p>Neuroscientist Nathan Rose and his colleagues at the University of Wisconsin recently lost track of a memory.<p>I mean that literally. One minute, they saw a trace of a memory “light up” in an fMRI scan. In the next minute it …

The Brain

Hero Pit Bull Puppy Saves Teen from Attempted Rape

Apollo the 5-month-old pit bull puppy is getting extra hugs today, after saving his owner’s girlfriend from a terrifying attack.<p>According to the <i>New</i> …

43 Valentine's Day Gifts for the Person Who Treats Their Dog Better Than All Their Friends

Valentine's Day is a prime time to show the dog mom or dad in your life some love. Whether you're looking for Valentine's Day gifts for your friend …

Pets

Is the treehouse the pinnacle of sustainable living? - CNN Style

Written by Katy Scott, CNN<p>Many a child spent their youth scrambling up trees and building secret dens in the branches.<p>In an instant, plain-planked interiors propped in the trees transformed into faraway lands, forts and hideaways.<p>Brothers Andy and Simon Payne were no different. Growing up in Kenya, …

The Best Music Videos of 2016

This year, music videos proved once again to be one of the most malleable mediums we’ve got. They could last for a few minutes, or an hour. They could explore issues of identity and race, or show off some tight dance moves (or both). They could take the form of DIY goofs or Hollywood extravaganzas. …

Tweens

You Can Visit the World's Smallest Pumpkin Patch at Legoland

It took over 60 hours to carve these teeny tiny jack-o'-lanterns.<p>Usually people try to break the record for the world's largest pumpkin, but miniature artist Hedley Wiggan had something else in mind this year when he helped create the world's smallest pumpkin patch from 200 one-inch tall pumpkins …

Decorations

Want to Raise Down-to-Earth Kids? It Helps to Know a Little Psychology

Know the psychology of how kids become brats so you can effectively fight back.<p>The rap on young people is that they're entitled and narcissistic. They think the world revolves around them and owes them something. They're brats, basically.<p>Is this true?<p>Absolutely not, reply a whole host of …

Psychology

'Star Trek' at 50: The theme song has lyrics. No, really!

For those who grew up with syndicated UHF programming, the opening to "Star Trek" is about as indelible as it gets.<p>With delicate orchestral flickers framing an introduction that begins with William Shatner's stentorian narration "Space… the final frontier," the familiar, one-minute theme gallops on …

What We Learned About David Lynch After Spending Three Years in His Art Cave

Jon Nguyen's new film gives private insight into Lynch's life after interviewing and filming him in his workspace over three years.<p>Right now David Lynch is definitely drinking coffee and smoking cigarettes and painting a picture. Those are the only three activities you can imagine him doing, …

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Productivity

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Upfest 2015: Europe’s largest street art and graffiti festival – in pictures

Three-day event draws more than 250 artists from 25 countries to paint live on 30,000 sq ft of surfaces in Bedminster and Southville areas of Bristol

Streetwear

The Best Island In Hawaii Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

It’s Hawaii exactly like you want it to be.<p>The major Hawaiian islands all have their calling cards. On Oahu, it's Waikiki and the famed North Shore. On Kauai, it's the breathtaking Na Pali coast. Maui has Haleakala and the Road to Hana. And on the Big Island, it's a scientific trifecta of …