Whitney Bai

47 Flips | 3 Magazines | 719 Likes | 15 Following | 12 Followers | @whitneybai | Keep up with Whitney Bai on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Whitney Bai”

50+ Best Home Decorating Ideas of All Time

These home decor tips from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

Home Decorating

50 Things to Do in Europe Before You Die

Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence, or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower—we’ve rounded up 50 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in Europe.<p>Sail around the island of Capri<p>Spend a night at the opera in …

How to Use Time Travel to Increase Happiness

Anytime you need to be happier, just do some time travel. It’s that simple.<p>I know what you’re thinking: <i>He’s finally gone insane.</i><p>No, I’m not crazy. …

Happiness

27 Underrated U.S. Vacation Spots You Should Visit Before You Die

Did your favorite hidden gem make the list?<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

10 Ways to Save Tons of Cash When You Travel in 2015

<i>By: Matthew Kepnes</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>OK, so 2015 is here. Maybe you made resolutions -- eat more bacon, quit smoking, whatever -- but traveling more is one you can definitely keep. Most people don't because they think they're too busy, or it's too expensive. Well, what if I told you saving money …

23 Productivity Hacks To Keep You On Track In 2015

These productivity techniques will keep you on track and happy all year long. Get ready to dominate in 2015 with these helpful hacks!<p><b>1. Turn Off Alerts</b><p>It's terribly tough to get into your Zen zone when your phone is buzzing every few minutes. Depending on how chatty your phone is, you may get …

10 Best Fast Recipes of 2014

Executive food editor Tina Ujlaki reveals her favorite fast recipes that F&W published in 2014, from hearty cauliflower steaks to luscious scrambled …

How to Organize Your Fridge to Keep Food Fresh Longer

You’ll (almost) never have to worry about expiration dates.<p><i>This article was written by Maria Janowiak and repurposed with permission from Greatist.</i><p>Your fridge isn't just a closet for food—it’s a high-tech device that helps you store all of your favorite snacks, condiments, and meal-fixings in …

The 7 most useful smart home devices

In the home of the future, refrigerators tweet and coffee pots let you know when grandma missed her morning cup. But people willing to pay a price …

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Warren Buffett's 23 Most Brilliant Insights About Investing

Buffett is undoubtedly the most successful investor in history. His investment philosophy is no secret, and he has repeatedly shared bits and pieces of it through a lifetime of quips and memorable quotes.<p>His brilliance is timeless, and we find ourselves referring back to them over and over again.<p>We …

58 Cognitive Biases That Screw Up Everything We Do

In fact, we are prone to hundreds of proven biases that cause us to think and act irrationally, and even thinking we're rational despite evidence of irrationality in others is known as blind spot bias.<p>The study of how often human beings do irrational things was enough for psychologists Daniel …

7 Design Tips for Non-Creatives

5. Refer to competitors and other companies as a reference guide for design<p>Have you ever thought about how your tweets should appear visually? What about the design layout of your e-mail newsletter?<p>If you ever need some insights on the direction any of your visuals should take, refer to other …

17 Personal Finance Books You Need to Read This Year

Many people are hitting the gyms hard in January — but have you considered your financial fitness plan for 2014? To help you bulk up your finances …

The Most Productive People Know Who to Ignore

A coaching client of mine is managing partner at a very large law firm, and one of the issues we’ve been working on is how to cope more effectively with the intense demands on his time—clients who expect him to be available, firm partners and other employees who want him to address their concerns …

Are You Addicted To Stress? Here's How To Tell

<i>By Rachel Nuwer for YouBeauty</i><p>We wear our stress like a badge of honor, humble-bragging about how little sleep we got last night, how our weekend was spent racing to meet a deadline, and how we're too busy to take a vacation. This lifestyle seems to have reached epidemic proportions, with 63 percent …

The Difference Between Great Leaders And Posers

This may sound harsh, but the truth often is… I’ve witnessed far too many people in positions of leadership that wouldn’t recognize an opportunity if it hit them squarely in the face. If you cannot recognize, attract, and acquire opportunity you should not be in a leadership position. Just this …

7 Foods I Prep Each Week to Make Sure I Eat as Healthy as Possible

Keri Glassman, R.D., shares the 30-minute routine that helps her make more nutritious choices all week long.

6 Weight-Loss Foods Everyone Should Eat

Eating well helps you function at your peak, mentally and physically, and these foods are full of nutrients that help your body bounce back from the biological effects of stress. What better way to spoil yourself?<p>Dark Chocolate<p>This go-to mood booster has more polyphenols than some fruit juices and …

Nutrition

101 Greatest Running Tips

Fitspiration for your feet, courtesy of our friends at Runner’s World

9 Financial To-Dos You Can Tackle In Under 10 Minutes

<i>This post originally appeared LearnVest.</i><p>Minding your money doesn’t have to be time-consuming.<p>No, really!<p>There are plenty of quick and simple steps you can take that can have a positive impact on your financial well-being—like these nine money to-dos that should take only ten minutes (or less!) of …

How to Find Your Life Purpose? Escape Your Bubble

Let's say you're feeling unmotivated, unsure of yourself, aimless, can't find your passion, directionless, not clear on what your purpose in life is. …

Garibaldi Is A Beautiful Volcanic Lake Hiding Out In Canada

We just found the most magical lake in the world, and it's been hiding out in Canada all along. Welcome to Garibaldi Lake in British Columbia.<p>Located just outside of Vancouver and a little south of Whistler, the lake's all-blue hue reflects the gorgeous trees and mountains surrounding the water. …

3 dividend-rich ETFs to own in volatile markets

If you are looking for portfolio ballast in these turbulent times, utilities could provide it.<p>Many impatient investors dismiss utilities as stodgy, …

Investing

How To Have More By Owning Less

Susan Dsurney was always an advocate of the adage “A purpose for everything and everything in its place.” But in recent years she’s taken a more extreme approach to minimalism, which raised a red flag among some friends.<p>While preparing to move from a 1,600-square-foot, two-bedroom townhouse to a …

Baked Scotch Eggs

Scotch eggs are essentially boiled eggs wrapped in sausagemeat (bulk sausage), coated in breadcrumbs and fried to perfection. In the UK, they are …

25 DIY Home Decor Ideas

When Spring is near I get the <b>home decorating</b> fever. I was so happy to find a ton of inspiration this week over at our link party. There were so many …

The Best Colors to Paint a Bedroom for a Good Night's Sleep

You need about seven hours of sleep to be productive. You can increase the chances of getting those by sleeping in a bedroom that is colored blue, …

Alternative Medicine