Cats. Whether you love 'em or hate 'em, you've got to admit—they've got minds of their own. While this makes them incredibly entertaining at times, it can also cause tons of issues for their owners. Trying to "train" a cat is usually an exercise in futility. This is because c ...more
If you're feeling stressed, there are many home remedies you could use for relief. Meditation, yoga, acupressure, an ear massage, more sleep, shower soothers, playing video games… the list is endless. But a lot of these methods require a significant amount of time, so what do ...more
Watch this Dog Whisperer podcast & learn how Cesar Millan trains a dog to stop barking at his owners' guitar playing.
We've all been there before. Preheated the oven, popped in the cake, and then became distracted by this, that, or the other... until we either smelled burning or had the smoke detector pierce our eardrums. Don't Miss: How the Freezer Can Save Your Almost-Burnt Food The casua ...more
To calm our 8 week old baby Logan, the hair dryer is the foolproof white noise machine. Baby quiets down instantly. (But if he is hungry, then nothing works but milk.)
Check out this video to get tips from The Dog Whisperer on how to calm your excited, jumping border collie.
Cesar teaches a terrier owner to live "in the now" in order to help her deal with her dog problems. Get over your own dog problems from this Dog Whisperer video.
Sweaty palms, stuttered speech, and terror blackouts: if you're someone who absolutely despises speaking before audiences, you've probably experienced side effects like these. No matter how well prepared we are, or how familiar our audience is, giving a presentation can be an ...more
Reduce your chances of becoming the seatmate everyone hates by learning how to head off a screaming jag. You Will Need * A seat over the wing * A baby bottle, breast milk, or a pacifier * Frequent diaper checks * A midweek, midday flight * A baby stroller Step 1: Go midday Tr ...more
Opioids, or narcotic painkillers, serve as our primary method for alleviating physical distress. They also happen to be a leading cause of death due to their addictive nature. AppliedVR hopes to introduce a safer alternative: virtual reality gaming. They utilize the existing S ...more
You’d like to be strong and supportive for your wife in the delivery room… if only your knees would stop knocking. Keep both of you from freaking out with these tricks. Watch this video to learn how to stay calm when your wife is in labor. Step 1. Fake it On the big day, for ...more
There are a plethora of reasons why you should practice yoga, from easier breathing to increased flexibility to clearing your mind. But there's another super important reason you should take up the art of the pretzel-limbed: It helps build strength all throughout your body, wh ...more
Calmness does not come naturally to some breeds of dogs, but you can definitely reinforce calm behaviors in any breed of dog, no matter how hyper. This training video shows you how to lay down calmly when you want them to.
Eczema sucks. It's a skin condition characterized by dryness, redness, and itching. Often this dryness leads to patches of dry skin that, if bothered excessively, can lead to pus. Those who suffer from eczema have extremely sensitive skin that needs to be treated professionall ...more
This video explains how to keep a dog calm and to be less reactive to objects that it is not used to including baby strollers, hats, canes, and a few other items. Starting with a few tips on how to get a dog used to the item in question such as keeping a leash on the dog and f ...more
Money, as we all know, creates stability and ease of living. But an unfortunate consequence of having money is all the work you have to do to get it. If your spouse is obsessed with working and has a problem keeping his/her home life separate from work life, then check out th ...more
Need a hand figuring out how to pacify a screaming infant? This video guide from Health Guru will help you to do just that. For all of the details, and to get started calming your own infant, watch this video guide for new parents.
Learn the French hand gesture for "calm down" ("du calme").
I love Cesar. His tutorials are like magic. Angry dog + Cesar = Transformed dog. Thank you National Geo for sharing Cesar. What I dig is that each tutorial is the same-and-different at the same time. Same advice over and over. Different dogs. An example of deliriously great ...more
When a migraine strikes, it can be crippling. Intense and sharp pain not only at the temples, but radiating throughout the entire head; feelings of nausea and digestive discontent; an unbearable aversion to light, sound, and even the smallest of movements. Instead of succumbi ...more
If all things go well, you'll only have to take your road test once. That's the goal: to ace your test on the first try and then start driving on your own. Granted, it's a nerve-racking experience, but keep in mind that the California Department of Motor Vehicles wants you to ...more
About ten years ago, Western research figured out that green tea was a nutritional powerhouse. After all, in Asian countries where green tea is consumed throughout the day, cancer rates tend to be much lower, although there are probably other factors contributing to that fact, ...more
There's nothing more jarring than the sound of your morning alarm. Even hearing it on others' phones, hours after your own abrupt wakeup, can cause you to flinch in fear. Though we depend on that shrill sound to get up each morning, it's actually better to wake up naturally—so ...more
It can be pretty tough to fall asleep when your brain is thinking nonstop or anxiety has gotten the best of you, and it seems to only get harder when you're lying in bed listening to yourself breathe. Yet paying attention to that breathing may be exactly what you need in order ...more
Climbing into bed and shutting your eyes each night is heavenly—but waking up the next morning isn't. We all hate dragging ourselves out of the comfort of sleep and into the groggy, exhausting work day. Yet starting your day doesn't have to be awful if you know how to hack you ...more
Rather than reaching for aspirin the next time a headache strikes, try grabbing a drink of lemonade instead. Not only can it help ease your head pain, but it can also help relieve stress, anxiety, and depression. But not just any old lemonade will do the trick—reach for the la ...more
Having a store-bought cold pack on the ready is the perfect solution for minor bumps, bruises, sprains, and strains, but why spend money on bright blue ice packs when you can make your own right at home? These homemade cold compresses will give your the same level of pain rel ...more
If you don't have the backyard space to make a Japanese rock garden where you can spend long afternoons meditatively raking ripple-like patterns into the sand below your feet, settle for the next best thing by making a simple, miniature zen garden that can easily fit on the co ...more
We've all heard that deep breathing exercises, calming music and a good night's sleep help relieve stress, but what are some other unconventional tips to help you feel more calm and relaxed during hectic times? Drink orange juice. Listen to some white noise. Massage your ear ...more
We all carry a bit of anxiety around with us. Is our boss still annoyed because we could barely stay awake in yesterday's pre-dawn meeting? Will our friend hate us forever because we forgot to call them back two weeks ago? Whatever worries pop up in your mind, whether they're ...more
I'm sure you've heard that binging on turkey will make you sleepy, and there's a reason for that. Turkey contains tryptophan, which some believe is the go-to amino acid for increasing serotonin (a calming neurotransmitter) and/or melatonin (a sleep inducing hormone) in your br ...more
Acne sucks - or, more correctly, acne oozes. Which is why it's so important to take care of your skin with oil-reducing, calming products. Most anti-acne medications you can buy are severely drying and irritating, meaning they can cause the adverse effect of making your skin c ...more
Dealing with insomnia? Just can't fall asleep at night? Well, there's a few things you can do to escape those restless nights. You can take a hot bath (unless you're a shower person), do some yoga (granted you can do the downward-facing dog), or try a little tapping (if you do ...more
It's 3 a.m. and you're wide awake—your mind is running wild with worries, workplace stress, and panic about the day that lies ahead. How can you possibly slip back into sleep and snag a few more hours of rest when you're so anxious? Don't spend your nights fretting over the s ...more
No one ever wants to experience pain, whether it's as small as a stubbed toe or as great as recovering from surgery. Yet so much of our lives causes pain, lasting or brief in its form. With a few mental tricks and unusual home remedies, you can relieve some of the most common ...more
Break out the office supplies and kitchen utensils, because improving your morning makeup routine is about to get a lot easier. Some of the things you have lying around the house can provide the perfect solution for some of the most common beauty problems. We've collected 10 o ...more
In this calming and useful video, JD of the Youtube knot-tying instructional channel Tying It All Together demonstrates the tying of an obscure knot called a Bumblebee knot, for which good instructions are apparently hard to come by. It is a pretty piece of knot-tying indeed.
Waves are like clouds. Perpetually calming, they possess a serene beauty that never grows old. It's no wonder humans capture the planet's daily natural wonders over and over again. Armed with a camera, they just can't resist the classic postcard shot: Sunrise. Sunset. Clouds. ...more
Willpower is a pretty significant word. It's the difference between sticking with a clean eating diet and diving face-first into a plate of brownies. It's what drags you out of bed on Monday mornings and into work rather than letting you stay snuggled under the covers asleep. ...more
Contrary to popular belief, taking someone's mind off their sadness and telling them to "cheer up" doesn't do much good. Misery loves company, and while it may be a tiresome cliché, there's actually some science behind it. By joining a friend's moody state and commiserating w ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make your man propose with feng shui. Having a room with the proper arrangements, it can help your man propose. Your focus room should be in the far right hand corner by the front door facing in. First of all, don't have a bed shoved up agains ...more
While there are tools online that let you turn photos into interesting emoji art, and mobile apps that let you create emoji mosaics, none do it better than an iPhone app by second verse, which makes it a super easy, highly customizable process. Fotomoji, introduced last Febru ...more
We don't know about you, but bread crisps and breadsticks always elevate an ordinary meal into a taste bud-exploding bonanza. Whether it's garlic bread or simple whole grain wheat bread, the neutral quality of bread helps act as a calming complement to dishes with more flavor. ...more
This how to video shows a calming singing lesson for improving your voice. You will learn how to sing a three step scale with this tutorial. This exercise is an excellent way to learn improved vocal tone and breath control. With the tips from this voice lesson you can learn ho ...more
It has become a popular and must-have beauty essential—the bath bomb. Not only does it bring an aromatic and calming feel to bath time, but it also leaves your skin soft and will make you smell wonderful for a whole week! Vasseur Beauty—a bonafide YouTube beauty guru—with hel ...more
What is the best method to decrease stress? Everyone is different, what I might enjoy you might hate. Here are some charts from surveys I have done base on decreasing stress. The chart above is base on an adult survey. The chart below is base on a teen survey. The charts b ...more
Sadie teaches us how to double down breath to stop smoking, de-stress, and detox. A great place to go is to your bathroom, people won't bother you for at least five minutes while you're in here, allowing you to calm down. This will help bring yourself back to center and cleans ...more
Their were many pedestrians in the scene as,they seen firefighters struggling with the horrifying disaster and they couldn't do much only continue to stare as bodies continued to drop.. Firefighters arrived at the Triangle Shirt Waist Company Fire minutes after the alarm was ...more
Tim Brownson talks about how to tap into self-confidence during this video. This technique is called anchoring. An anchor is an idea or event that links to another event that is usually not related in some way but provides some kind of reminder of an emotion. This can also be ...more
In this tutorial, you will learn how to make a Valerian root tincture. This recipe is made with Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis) and is a great calming remedy for insomnia. This tincture will also work well for treating anxiety. Making a tincture is a great way of preserv ...more
Headaches are not only painful; they can affect your work performance and zap your energy. Instead of reaching for pain pills, try these natural cures. You Will Need * A washcloth * A hot water bottle * A calming environment * The ability to relax Step 1: Use a cold compress ...more
Being a new mom is a full time job - you get tired, swollen and achy. In this tutorial, learn how to perform a relaxing aromatherapy massage for new moms and anyone else who needs a moment off of their feet. This video is hosted by professional healer, Robert Scott. Robert wor ...more
For some, there's nothing more thrilling than carrying an armful of bags while wandering the mall; for others, there's nothing more annoying. No matter what category of shopper you fit into, the truth is that you aren't always in control of what you buy. One reason you spend ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to meditate for beginners. Meditation should be something that you can do to get you away from the stresses in your life. You will set down in a relaxed position and free your mind of all of your problems. Focus on your breathing and listen to so ...more
If you ever have trouble sleeping, you may feel like you are running out of options. If counting sheep and drinking warm milk aren't helping, check out this video. In it, you will learn some tips from Cindy Mastry, a professional yoga and fitness instructor, on how to use yoga ...more
Pharmacist Sherry Torkos shares the story on how L-theanine was discovered to be a calming and relaxing supplement.
And just like that, women in Gaza territory can no longer (legally) enjoy the sweet and calming smoke of hookah. Source: right here
Psy's K-Pop hit, Gangnam Style has taken YouTube, and now the world by storm. Love or hate the song, there is just no way you'll watch the music video only once. Video: . If you're anything like our interns here at WonderHowTo, you've been wanting to learn the Gangnam Style da ...more
While there's an art to surviving the all-nighter, there's also an art to staying awake throughout the day when you're operating on little to no sleep. In 1964, the record for sleep deprivation was set by 17-year-old Randy Gardner, who stayed awake for an incredible 264 hours ...more
Alcohol isn't exactly considered a healthy lifestyle choice; more often than not, it's associated with empty calories and bad decisions. But that doesn't mean there aren't a few benefits to drinking in moderation. In fact, gin is a liquor with a wealth of potential benefits to ...more