background preloader

Life

Facebook Twitter

100 Tips About Life, People, and Happiness. 15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf. How to tie a half-bow scarf To tie the half-bow scarf, you should first loop the scarf around your neck and tie once– like the first step of tying your shoelaces. Then, take one side of the scarf and make a one loop, as if you were only tying one side of the bow on your shoes. Take the longer section of the scarf and wrap it in front and then behind the entire scarf, next to your neck.

Fluff the loop afterwards to taste. How to tie a scarf bow Wrap the scarf around your neck and make sure both ends are even. How to braid a scarf Although it looks complicated, this scarf style is easy to tie. How to tie the scarf rosette belt Wrap a longer scarf around your waist and then twist it until the scarf starts to curl around itself. How to tie a layered knot Start by putting the scarf around your neck so that the ends hang in back. How to tie a simple slip knot Double up your scarf and wrap it around the back of your neck.

How to tie the half-bow cinch How to tie the knotted loop How to tie a knot row. 25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon. Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?! We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: apartmenttherapy.com Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: unplggd.com Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls). Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: marthastewart.com Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match.

Via: realsimple.com Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music. Via: savvyhousekeeping.com Re-use a wet-wipes container to store plastic bags. Via: iheartnaptime.net. 25 Things You Keep In Your Life That Are Only Holding You Back. 1. The phone numbers of people that never, ever call you or text you first, and often don’t even respond when you text them. 2. Mean or uncomfortable exchanges with people — either in your text or internet history — that you occasionally go over and re-read because they make you feel angry and terrible all over again. 3. Subscriptions to online stores that you can’t afford, and which send you tons of emails and texts about the sales you should not be spending money on. 4.

Bitterness over the things that your friends or coworkers have, that you might not be able to afford or have time for. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. For more good advice and inspiration, read The Truth About Everything here. 30 Challenges for 30 Days. Did you know that it takes 30 days to form a new habit? The first few days are similar as to how you would imagine the birth of a new river. Full of enthusiasm it gushes forth, only to be met by strong obstacles. The path is not clear yet, and your surroundings don’t agree. Old habits urge you to stay the same. But you need to stay determined. This starting phase is the hardest. So, take a moment to reflect on the question ‘Who do I want to be in 5 years?’ Check out this short TED talk first to get inspired: Now pick one or more challenges and stick with them! However, be cautioned, picking too many challenges at the same time can easily result in a failure of all of them. #1 Write a I-Like-This-About-You note/text/email each day for someone (Easy) This is the perfect way to let someone else know you care.

. #2 Talk to one stranger each day (Hard) This is a great one to cure approaching anxiety. . #3 Take one picture each day (Hard) #4 Re-evaluate one long-held belief each day (Intermediate) 34 Creative Kitchen Hacks That Every Cook Should Know. 40 Creative Food Hacks That Will Change The Way You Cook. Bitter Taste Perception - Genetic Factors. California Waves Step-by-Step With a John Frieda® Haircare Expert. Cognitive Science Movie Index. Giant Vortex Cannon. Holiday Braided Updo Hairstyle for Medium Long Hair Tutorial. Inspirational Bicycle Quotes. The oldest and best collection of famous, inspirational bicycle quotes on the web. Riding a bicycle is one of the great metaphors for how to live life, thus these timeless, wonderful quotable quotes.

Please submit your favorite inspirational bike quote. We’ll post it here. Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving. ~ Albert Einstein I thought of that while riding my bicycle. ~ Albert Einstein My two personal favorites. Bicycle Quotation QUIZ Riding a bicycle is one of the greatest metaphors for living life. I never met a bicycle I didn’t like.~ Answer To bike, or not to bike: that is NOT a question. ~ AnswerBicycles are a girl’s best friend. ~ AnswerNearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him a bicycle. ~ Answer More quiz questions.

New favorite bicycle quotes: Good thing riding a bicycle is as easy as riding a bicycle. ~ Becca Droz Ride as much or as little, or as long or as short as you feel. Dear God, O.k. Ever bike? Isle of Skye, Loch Ness and Glencoe Scottish Trip. Lw1cD.jpg (842×276) October. Peak Flow - Normal Values. Penguin falls, best noise follows. Sheldon stairs song. Six Keys to Being Excellent at Anything. I've been playing tennis for nearly five decades. I love the game and I hit the ball well, but I'm far from the player I wish I were. I've been thinking about this a lot the past couple of weeks, because I've taken the opportunity, for the first time in many years, to play tennis nearly every day.

My game has gotten progressively stronger. I've had a number of rapturous moments during which I've played like the player I long to be. And almost certainly could be, even though I'm 58 years old. Until recently, I never believed that was possible. For most of my adult life, I've accepted the incredibly durable myth that some people are born with special talents and gifts, and that the potential to truly excel in any given pursuit is largely determined by our genetic inheritance. During the past year, I've read no fewer than five books--and a raft of scientific research--which powerfully challenge that assumption (see below for a list).

There is something wonderfully empowering about this. Steal these Android tips and tricks | Digital Crave - Yahoo! You don't need a degree in software engineering to get more out of your Android smartphone. Regardless of the kind of Android phone you're packing — be it from Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola or Sony, to name a few makers — we've got a handful of helpful ways to unlock the capabilities of your favorite handset.

Unless otherwise specified, it also shouldn't matter what version of Android you're running on your smartphone, with the most popular today being Android 2.3 ("Gingerbread") or the latest release, Android 4.0 ("Ice Cream Sandwich"). To figure out what version you're running, go to the About section of your device, under Settings. Many of these tips and tricks will work on Android-based tablets (including those powered by Android 3.x, a.k.a. "Honeycomb") as well as phone-tablet hybrids like the Samsung Galaxy Note and its built-in stylus pen. Oh, and if you have any tips of your own, feel free to share them with others below in the Comments section.

Text or talk Hi mom! Cutting corners. Top 7 Most Inspiring Bicycle Quotes. Quotes are great for capturing the essence of notable, hilarious or remarkable ideas. What they omit in detail, they make up for in impact. So in no particular order, we've compiled 7 of our favorite quotes about the varied world of bikes and cycling, a topic full of grace and humor. Read on. 1. The bicycle is the most civilized conveyance known to man. . - Iris Murdoch 2. . - U.S. 3. . - Bill Nye 4. . - Pee-Wee Herman 5. . - Jim McGurn 6. . - Lennard Zinn 7. . - H.G. Veterinarians Behaving Badly: An Open Letter to the Next Generation of Vets. I woke up this morning trying to come up with all of the things I am thankful for this year.

The usual things came to mind - the things I am thankful for every day, like my caring husband, my cute dog, my cool family, the fact that I'm in my 40s and still active and healthy, etc etc. Like I said, The Usual. Then I thought about my profession, and how much I appreciate that I will be working with a new grad soon, mentoring her and helping her find her path in this field.

I am extremely grateful to have had the opportunity over the years to represent the profession in a positive light, and I feel honored to be one of those who will mentor and help a new doctor find her way. In some ways it's a lot of pressure. I want to convey positivity and appreciation for the profession without tainting her with my own negativities that I've acquired over the years.

She will figure all of that out on her own, in time. Here goes: Focus on the animals. You will defend yourself daily. Stay human.