Craft a Healthy Outlook

Has life handed you broken crayons? Don’t throw them away. Taking something that could be trash and turning it into something beautiful can bring you joy, help the planet and connect you to others. The main ingredient you need for DIY is a willingness to screw up. That’s right. We can make fun of all […]

Need a creative spark? Try almost sleeping.

How to Dream Like Salvador Dali How the surrealist master harnessed waking dreams for creativity By Michelle Carr for Psychology Today “The most characteristic slumber, the one most appropriate to the exercise of the art of painting…is the slumber which I call ‘the slumber with a key,’ … you must resolve the problem of ‘sleeping […]

You’ve got lemons. Make lemonade.

How To Make Lemonade Makes 1 1/2 quarts What You Need Ingredients 1 cup sugar 5 cups water, divided 6 to 8 lemons (about 1 cup of lemon juice) Ice For garnishes: Sprigs of basil, mint, rosemary, or thyme Slices of lemon Sprigs of lavender or nasturtium flowers For variations: 1 cup lime juice 1 […]

This Is Scientific Proof That Happiness Is A Choice

By Carolyn Gregoire From Huffington Post One theory in psychology research suggests that we all have a happiness “set-point” that largely determines our overall well-being. We oscillate around this set point, becoming happier when something positive happens or the opposite, afterwards returning to equilibrium. But this set-point, to a certain extent, can be reset. Although […]