A New Paradigm of Happiness From the rise of Buddhism, the positive psychology movement and critical thinking of the extreme ways humans look for pleasure nowadays comes new ways of thinking about happiness. If you want to find out what the latest scientific findings have in common with old wisdom regarding happiness, don’t look any further. These books provide all the answers you are looking for. 1) The Art of Happiness
50 Lessons I wish I had learned earlier Welcome to our blog! Here you'll find bits and pieces of wisdom learned from cycling 17,000 miles from Alaska to Argentina together as a family. Hope it inspires you to live your dream! My book about our journey, Changing Gears, is now released! Read a preview here Now that I’m old and gray (but not quite in my rocker yet!)
A Simple Guide to Being Yourself Instead of People Pleasing To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. ~Thich Nhat Hanh Anthro-Inspired Mirror & Flamingo Toes You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror. Oh I definitely need that. Hold the presses – did that say $498??? Huh. We can do better than that. :) So after scouring the thrift shops, cutting myself on mirror glass, and overcoming an unreasonable fear of Mod Podge, here is my version!
25 new great quotes! Here’s a new collection of great quotes by some of the most inspirational men and women that ever walked this earth. If you do like them and find them inspirational or helpful in some way, check out the links below for similar posts. We have created over 20+ of these galleries, so there is lots more to be seen. Need Some Motivation Right Now? Read This IMMEDIATELY If you’re in desperate need of some motivation, we’re going to fix that problem, right here, right now. Prepare yourself. WARNING: I’m going to swear and yell a little in this post. Desperate times call for desperate measures. You said you needed motivation. I’m going to do what needs to be done to get your ass in gear.
All Things Thrifty Home Accessories and Decor: Tutorial: Making a Stencil UPDATE: If you are here at All Things Thrifty for the first time, WELCOME!! Since I wrote this post about making a stencil I have found that making stencils are MUCH easier with my Silhouette Machine. So, if you would like to see an easy way to make a stencil with a Silhouette check out that post! UPDATE:Also, if you would like some FREE stencil designs, check out that post also!
PHILOSOPHY POSTERS by Max Temkin Philosophy is the study of general and fundamental problems, such as those connected with existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument. The word “philosophy” comes from the Greek φιλοσοφία (philosophia), which literally means “love of wisdom“. In this case, Max Temkin, the artist, wanted to create posters with quotes that motivated people to think ‘different‘. More about Max Temkin’s philosophy posters Also check out AMAZING SLEEPING BABIES PHOTOGRAPHY and MAPPING STEREOTYPES
5 No-BS Ways to Become Awesome in 5 Minutes You’re at college and working two jobs. You have a date in 15 minutes. You’re a single parent with a long commute and 5 hours of sleep per day. Melted Crayon Art Perhaps I should begin this post by introducing you to my mom, also known as Her Ladyship Craftiness…er, Her Royal Craftiness? I’m still working on the title. Regardless, she’s the coolest, most creative and talented woman I know. She can make pretty much anything. At least once during high school, I borrowed a friend’s purse, brought it home to Mom, and she whipped one up just like it for me.
John Lennon's 20 Best Quotes In Celebration Of His 72nd Birthday October 9th is a big day for one of the first families of music. Not only is it the 37th birthday of John and Yoko's only son, Sean Lennon, John Lennon would have turned the ripe old age of 72 today. The late Beatles legend, who passed away at the age of 40, wrote some of the band's most famous songs and had an uncanny ability of speaking in timeless quips. Today, on John's birthday we're pouring some out and offering him one of his best, “Count your age by friends, not years. Graceful Earring Stand Made From a Picture Frame How do you store your earrings? If you do not have a suitable solutions then pay attention to this idea. The creator of this stand has spent about $ 5 and no more than 30 minutes. The idea is really amazing, to make similar you will need: picture frame, wire, acrylic paint & brush, stapler or tacks.
Alternative Sleep Cycles: You Don’t Really Need 6-8 Hours! Most people only think that there is one way to sleep: Go to sleep at night for 6-8 hours, wake up in the morning, stay awake for 16-18 hours and then repeat. Actually, that is called a monophasic sleep cycle, which is only 1 of 5 major sleep cycles that have been used successfully throughout history. The other 4 are considered polyphasic sleep cycles due to the multiple number of naps they require each day. How is this possible? How is this healthy?