Anne Parsons

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The Things We Want to Give (Our 2014 Gift Guide)

When it comes to gifts, the most logical plan in the world is to find ones that have the most heart: Great gifts feel good to give and to receive. …

Ice Cream

7 Habits That Can Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger | Inc.com

<i>What are the key traits of mentally strong people? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, Author of The Resume is Dead, on Quora:</b><p>I’ll give you 7.<p>I wrote this blog post about work, but I think a lot of it is generally applicable to life. Enjoy!<p>Being …

Labor Economics

London Travel Guide

Travel Guides

20 tutorials for mastering retouching photos

Photoshop is the very best tool for photography when it comes to enhancing and manipulating the look of a photograph. Its surprisingly fairly easy to …

Tutorials

DIY Crocheted Plushie Heart

Looking for an affectionate offering to make for a special someone? February 14th is coming up fast, so why not keep it simple and crochet your way to a lovely V-Day with this handy plushie heart pattern by accomplished amigurumist Patricia of Pops de Milk!<p>And, if you’ve got some time on your …

Crafting

Book online: The Cholesterol Myths

How I Let Go of Dieting and Lost Weight

I started my first diet as a teenager in the 70s. This was before word got out that diets don't work. It was also before we got the warning on sunbathing, so every sunny weekend, my friends and I took our starving little bodies to the beach, slathered on baby oil and waited till it was time to eat …

Nutrition

How to Crochet Christmas Light Decorations

Christmas is almost here, and what better way to get in the holiday spirit than crocheting your own ornaments! This week you'll learn how to crochet …

How to Crochet Christmas Ornaments

Christmas is almost here, and what better way to get in that holiday spirit than crocheting your own ornaments! If you’ve always wanted to learn how …

Crocheted Snowball Wreath

I’m dreaming of some snow this winter. Just enough so my boys can build a snowman in the backyard 🙂 While I wait for those first few flakes, I …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Workouts

35 High-Quality Gifts for Men That Were Made to Last

Because your fellow man deserves it and we've worked with Bespoke Post to curate it just so.<p>Because your fellow man deserves it and we've worked with Bespoke Post to curate it just so.

Men's Fashion

Amigurumi Sock-monkey

Hozzávalók:<p>fonal – Steinbach Wolle Supersport – DK (8 ply) vékony fonal; 50g/100m: A szín – szürke, B szín – fehér<br>• egy kis mennyiség piros fonalból a …

Pattern: Elephant

Crochet these absolutely adorable, whimsical elephants with a brilliant amigurumi technique that requires minimal attaching. Make them in a multitude …

Knitting

Coloring Isn't Just For Kids. It Can Actually Help Adults Combat Stress.

Coloring is an activity that we tend to associate with children. As we grow older, we put aside our crayons and colored pencils in favor of more respectable writing utensils like pens and highlighters. However, it turns out coloring can be beneficial for adults -- namely for its de-stressing …

Ikea Hack Attack! Making a Side Table

Why do Ikea Hacks always feel like cheating? There is almost a residual guilt that I feel when something so awesome comes from glorified trash. Not …

13 IKEA Before-And-Afters That Make Our Jaws Drop

It's no secret that IKEA can provide some fantastic building blocks for a home (HEMNES bedroom set anyone?). But with with a few coats of the perfect paint and new hardware, those same Swedish-superstore building blocks can be taken to truly unrecognizable levels. And the before-and-afters below …

How to Take Amazing Vacation Photos With Your Phone

<i>Roberto Trm / Flickr</i><p>There may be no better travel companion than your smartphone. Beyond putting useful information at your fingertips, these devices allow you to take detailed, high-quality images on the fly, often replacing bulky digital SLR cameras. While the smartphone camera's point-and-shoot …

Mobile Photography

Why Saying Is Believing — The Science Of Self-Talk

From the self-affirmations of Stuart Smalley on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> to countless videos on YouTube, saying nice things to your reflection in the mirror is a self-help trope that's been around for decades, and seems most often aimed at women. The practice, we're told, can help us like ourselves and …

Crochet bunny

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