LifeStyle: Smart Living

This Might Just Stop Your Cat from Scratching Your Sofa to Bits

Wednesday  17:38,   01 november 2017
Architectural Digest

It sucks when two things you love equally don't get along. Take the gorgeous sofa you splurged on and your partner-in-crime cat. It seems she's putting claws to couch just to spite you, turning your living room into a disaster[...]

Noon Used to Mean 3 P.M.—Here’s the Reason Why

Wednesday  00:35,   01 november 2017
Reader's Digest

As you could imagine, telling time was much harder before 1656, when the first mechanical clock was invented. People used sundials, water clocks, candle clocks, timesticks, pendulums, and hourglasses among other timekeeping inventions. With so many[...]

What Exactly Does the “Q” in “Q-tips” Stand For?

Thursday  19:01,   26 october 2017
Reader's Digest

Q-tips, those hygienic products that you can use for everything from 'gently applying ointments and creams,' to 'clean[ing] and dust [ing] even hard to reach places,' are staples of doctor’s offices and medicine cabinets the whole[...]

The Real Reason No Words Have the Same Letter Three Times in a Row

Monday  18:39,   23 october 2017
Reader's Digest

The English language can be peculiar at times. Its longest word takes three and a half hours to read aloud, and it allows for the phrase 'Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo.' to be a grammatically correct[...]

It Took a Dog Groomer 3 Hours and 4 Baths to Free This Pup From Mats of Hair

Friday  22:26,   20 october 2017
Good Housekeeping

The neglected dog had so much fur he couldn't walk."When a dog is matted that badly, it can cause its blood flow to stop as well as bruising to the dog," Falla, owner of BGE Grooming, told Inside Edition. "They couldn't keep it for the night and [...]

Puppy eyes: The tail wagging the dog?

Friday  20:14,   20 october 2017
AFP

Your dog may be a master manipulator, deliberately making puppy eyes to pull at your heart strings, according to a study Thursday into a ploy many mutt owners have long suspected. The research suggests that dogs may be in control of their facial[...]

How to Find Your Dog a New Home

Friday  20:14,   20 october 2017
Lifehacker

No one goes into pet ownership expecting to have to give up their animal companion, but sometimes, unexpected life changes make the decision unavoidable. As someone who was forced to relinquish a dog in the past, the emotions of loss, guilt, and[...]

7 Things You Should Be Paying Attention to in an Interview

Friday  19:06,   20 october 2017
SheKnows

<p>Paying attention to these little things could have a big impact.</p><p></p>Pay attention to these seven things during the interview process to keep your emotions in check and make the best decision for[...]

17 Ways to Tell If Your Work Culture Is Becoming Poisonous

Thursday  18:50,   19 october 2017
Inc.

Is your boss a bully? Are your co-workers critical and negative? (function (d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t); s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src =[...]

Feeling Off? Here Are 7 Key Indicators Your Life Is Out Of Balance

Thursday  18:07,   19 october 2017
Inc.

If things don't feel right, they probably aren't.Chances are, your life is probably out of[...]

Stray Dog Crashes A Wedding And Finds His Own Happily Ever After

Tuesday  20:08,   17 october 2017
HuffPost

Wedding crashers can often be unwelcome and obnoxious freeloaders. But that was not the case with this one.&nbsp;© Felipe Paludetto Fotógrafo After the wedding, the newlyweds decided they wanted to adopt the stray dog. When Marília married[...]

10 Ways to Get More Done--Without Putting in More Hours

Monday  23:27,   16 october 2017
Inc.

Does it seem like you are working harder, only to get further and further behind? Here are some tips to improve your results. Every business professional I know faces the challenge of getting more things done on time, and getting the right things[...]

34 Mindful Ways to Remind Yourself Just How Much You're Worth

Monday  23:25,   16 october 2017
Inc.

Did you get the memo that you're one of the people who deserves kindness from you? When you take an airplane, airline personnel specifically tell you that, in the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on before you help anyone else.[...]

34 Mindful Ways to Remind Yourself Just How Much You're Worth

Monday  23:25,   16 october 2017
Inc.

Did you get the memo that you're one of the people who deserves kindness from you? When you take an airplane, airline personnel specifically tell you that, in the event of an emergency, put your own oxygen mask on before you help anyone else.[...]

9 Timeless Habits You'll Find in the Happiest People

Saturday  00:52,   14 october 2017
Inc.

To make these things happen, there's a hard prerequisite: choice and intention. When we experience some sort of trauma from a failed business, marriage, or other personal tragedy, the most resilient people recover by reinventing[...]