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Bold and Botanical

Bringing an extra dimension to decorative type, Julia Losfelt has produced this captivating a set of letters juxtaposing delicate and complex botanical structures with a stark, bold sans-serif.<p>The soft lighting and meticulous composition of the plants and flowers makes each is joy to look at.<p>You can find her work on her site , or follow her on Instagram .

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12 life lessons to increase your happiness in your 30s — or any age

Turning 30 is scary for a lot of people — a big unknown of adulthood, career and new kinds of relationships.<p>For writer Mark Manson, turning 30 in 2014 was a chance to crowd-source advice for winning the fourth decade of life. More than 600 people — ages 37 and older — responded. Manson then …

How to Earn Money While You Sleep: A Step-By-Step Guide to Building a Drop-Ship Side Hustle

Wake up to new orders in your inbox every day without ever handling any inventory.<p>A few years ago, I started an e-commerce store that allowed me to earn extra income in a fairly passive manner. Getting the business off the ground required time and effort, but it didn't cost me any money.<p>And within …

We asked each other 36 questions to fall in love. Then we broke up.

Our first weekend as a couple, my boyfriend and I asked each other those 36 questions to fall in love, which appeared in a New York Times Modern Love column last year. We’d been friends for years and were giving things a shot, romantically.<p>In answering those questions — which covered our lives’ …

Relationships

Why Smart People Copy Great Ideas

Uber. Facebook. Apple.<p>These are some of America’s most innovative and valuable tech companies. But they’re also great copycats.<p>Uber was just a Town …

6 Creative (and Cost-Effective) Word-of-Mouth Marketing Strategies

The best advertising costs little more than your time and a personal touch.<p>Email campaigns and social ads can help you move the needle and attract new customers online. But for many small companies, digital advertising will never fully replace the value of word-of-mouth marketing -- or good …

The 9 Books Every Female Entrepreneur Should Read | Inc.com

Entrepreneurship comes with many challenges and just as many opportunities to learn from those who came before you. There are now countless books, podcasts and online courses and challenges to push you outside your comfort zone.<p>But female entrepreneurs face many unique challenges, particularly …

Self-improvement

The 38 Books by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs that Will Transform Your Business and Career

Over the course of history there have been hundreds of thousands, if not millions of wildly successful entrepreneurs. The stories of these enormous …

How To Get Yourself Highly Motivated All the Time By Using This Golden Rule

While we all have goals and aspirations in life, conceiving these is far easier than executing them. In this respect, learning how to motivate …

Motivation

These minimalist 'Game of Thrones' GIFs are a mesmerizing, cutesy take on the dark series

<i>Warning: Spoilers ahead for "Game of Thrones" season six.</i><p>The "Game of Thrones" fandom is known for its artistic approach to celebrating the epic series. From large-scale art installations to miniature paper shields, we never tire of seeing artists' and designers' interpretations. One artist in …

95 Business Books for People Who Dream Big

After some requests for “further reading” on a variety of management concepts, my coworker Rebecca Corliss put together some internal …

Self-improvement

6 Desk Must-Haves to Keep You Happy and Productive

If you work in an office, chances are you spend a large amount of your time sat at a desk. Now whether you love it loathe it, there are ways and …

5 Startups that Have Come Up With Incredibly Unique Ideas | Inc.com

The current era of business is not one of large corporate monopolies but startups innovating for the better of society. It's well-known that three out of four startups fail, but there are also those that change the way ordinary people go about their daily lives.<p>The reasons for their success are …

Startups

The Secret Of Happiness Revealed By Harvard Study

Happiness comes from choosing to be happy with whatever you do, strengthening your closest relationships and taking care of yourself physically, financially and emotionally.<p>Thus revealed a recent survey of Harvard's class of 1980 - with data likely biased to those feeling good enough about their …

17 Interesting Graphs That Define The Life Of An Introvert

Have you ever wondered how an introvert leads his or her life? Anna Borges created 17 interesting and humorous graphs below that define the life of …

Major Skin Mistakes You're Making In Your 20s, 30s, and 40s

<i>By By Maureen Choi,Glamour</i><p>Our skin changes as we get older, and so do the mistakes we make with it. We asked some of our favorite dermatologists to break it down for us. Here's what you shouldn't (and should!) be doing to get the skin of your dreams.<p><i>(Photo: Talaya Centeno/WWD)</i><p><b>Skin Mistakes You're</b> …

Skin Care

12 Illustrations That Are All Too Real For Introverts

Often alone, rarely lonely.<p>If you’re the kind of person who prefers inner dialogue to small talk ― or watching “The Breakfast Club” over <i>going</i> to the club ― then you’re more than familiar with the daily struggle of being an introvert.<p>Artist Maureen Wilson, the mastermind behind the series Introvert …

Empathy

The Best Ice Cream and Frozen Treats for People Who Care About Health

Grocery shopping is no easy task—at least if you want to keep things (fairly) healthy and not blow your budget. We hear ya. And that's why we're …

20 Handwriting Instagram Accounts That'll Make You Want To Pick Up A Pen

And you thought your cursive days were over.<p>Doodlebugs of the world: gather 'round! Though you may feel alone while scribbling in notebook margins during lectures, there are, in fact, others like you. Others who covet the perfect pen like it's the perfect romance. Others who can't hold a writing …

Adding this 10-minute exercise to your morning routine can help you focus for the rest of the day

"It's the first thing I do when I get up," Bryant told the Huffington Post. "I find that to be the best way to start the day. It gets me in balance before the busyness and hecticness of the day kicks off."<p>He's not the only one. Jerry Seinfeld gets up at 6:15 a.m. to meditate because it helps him …

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Visual Journaling For Sketchnoters: Create A Personal Playground

I’ve been exploring the benefits of experiential learning lately, and looking at what happens when you build in a layer of sketchnoting to those …

Productivity

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

5 Mistakes That Will Cause Your Pursuit of Happiness to Backfire

There are a lot of advantages to being a happy person. Studies consistently show happy people enjoy benefits ranging from better relationships and improved health to enhanced creativity and better problem-solving skills.<p>It seems as though people are trying harder than ever to be happy these days. …

6 Ways to Boost Your Creativity | Inc.com

Stuck in a creative rut? We've all been there. Sometimes the moment you need to tap into your creativity is the second it shuts down. Before banging your head against the wall, try one (or all) of these ways to boost brain activity and get your creative juices flowing.<p>1) Allow yourself to …

Creativity