How to Create Balance in a Room: 3 Easy Steps Using the Stuff You Already Have

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I am a big proponent for utilizing what you have in your home and also making every space feel ultimately functional, comfortable and balanced. Whoa Nelly… that’s pretty ambitious, right?

Sometimes it seems hiring a designer to remove it all and redecorate in one fell swoop would be a like hitting the lottery, but then you would:

A. spend a ton of $$

B. pile up landfills even more

C. not have any of the things you love and cherish

D. not have a space that feels personal

…and that’s not cool.

 

So.. here are 3 huge things you can try at home to make your space feel balanced.  This applies to any room or space— living/family room, bedrooms, entry ways, studio apartments.

Literally anywhere! And best of all… it’s FREE! 🙂

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Need a Website + Have Limited Cash Flow? How to Get Started on the Web

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For a newbie business, often funds are tight, right?  Cash flow has to be allotted carefully. But branding + websites are often top of the to-do list for new business needs.

So, how can you get started? AND for the least amount of money?

Here are some ideas using the least amount of money as possible!

*And all the gorgeous web templates you see here are linked to the sites where you can view demos, see purchase price and more.

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Why Dropbox Can Save Your Life

Dropbox is a Life SaverSaving your life may be an exaggeration, but Dropbox can save the digital version of your life– your work files, family photos, and everything else you have crammed into the storage of your computers and mobile devices.

What is Dropbox? Dropbox is basically a miracle; it’s a file hosting service that offers cloud storage and file synchronization.

Here is what Dropbox can do:

▸ Sync all the files on multiple computers (YES! really), phones and tablets simultaneously. If you save a file on one computer, it will immediately upload and sync so when you open another device or computer, the files magically appear (phones and tablets included).

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Why Deep Work is Important

Finding Your State of Flow for Creatives

Most creatives dream of those scarce days when we find the perfect state of flow– being fully immersed, in the zone, energized, where productivity is coming easily, naturally, freely. How do we get there? What does it take?

 

Through a series of experiments and findings, Psychologist Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi proposed that people are at their best when they are working hard and in the zone:

 

“The best moments usually occur when a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile.”

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