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By The Unclutterer Team

The 12 Most Common Questions I Get About Traveling the World (Part I)

I’m no longer going to every country in the world (mission accomplished), but I’m still traveling at least 200,000 miles a year. As such, I get a lot of questions over and over, both from people who want to travel far and wide and those who just want to learn a few things to make their lives easier. This series of three posts provides some attempted As to the Qs. How did you get the idea

I Need Suggestions! What’s a Great Book to Read on an Airplane?

My daughter and I are going to London next week. I’m not a huge traveler, but I know that novelty and challenge boost happiness, that new experiences stay in the memory better than familiar experiences, and that shared adventures are a great way to get closer to the people we love.

Podcast #221: Reach Your Peak

Where does greatness come from? Why was Ted Williams the greatest hitter in the history of baseball? What made Mozart one of history’s most talented composers? Why was Shakespeare such a brilliant writer? The typical answer most people give is that greatness is innate — you’re either born with certain gifts and talents or you’re not. But recent research suggests otherwise.

Fire + Water: An Upcycled Robot

One year ago, I sent you some pictures of robots that I created from IKEA among other items . Here the youngest: “Fire and water” Summer is great for outdoor seconds hands markets. Often I find IKEA items.

A pegboard cable management tray to keep cords off the floor

I have an old Ikea TV Bench (something like a Besta?). You could do this with a Besta or something similar. My bench holds a number of 90s hi-fi components. I wanted to find a way to tidy up the cords. This would also make it easy to sweep dust from behind the unit. Besides the cords from the hi-fi system itself, there were cords from the internet modem and wireless router components.

How to Unlock Your Creative Mind: 5 Easy Steps

Have you ever wished you could use your mind in a more creative way without losing it?


Aprenda a fazer um brigadeiro de colher com sabor de pão de mel! O brigadeiro é feito a partir do doce de leite e não do leite condensado! Além disso leva temperos especiais, como mel, gengibre e noz moscada! O resultado é simplesmente apaixonante *-* O post BRIGADEIRO DE PÃO DE MEL apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.


Items used: 1x NORNÄS – Chest of 4 drawers (Article Number : 002.822.31) 2x KALLAX – Insert with door, black-brown (Article Number : 602.781.70) 4 pairs of Accuride Full Extension Drawer Slides V33 lak ‘Meubel Deco’ mat mahonie 500 ml (varnish) I found the NORNÄS Chest with 4 drawers at IKEA and after a bit of measuring I found out that the drawers were the perfect siz

Getting motivated to unclutter and organize

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Starting and completing an organizing project can be hard — it takes time and continued focus on your goals. Some people get motivated when their frustrations become overwhelming. They are tired of not being able to find things, of feeling embarrassed by their homes, etc.

DIY teleprompter from IKEA RIBBA picture frames

Because I recently wanted to do a behind the scenes video I wanted to use a teleprompter only to find out that cheap ones would at least take two weeks for shipping and the professional grade ones came in 400€+.

33 Expressive Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt & Anxiety like Madonna

Did you come here to read all about overcoming self-doubt? I have good news and bad news. Bad news is we are all here to learn lessons…sigh. Good news is that we are meant to learn lessons and by addressing them, we can transform them into strengths.  Yaaayyy! So why not transform self-doubt and anxiety into performance gold? Just look to Madonna for inspiration.

Starbursting: How to Use Brainstorming Questions to Evaluate Ideas

If you’re an entrepreneur (or working for one), chances are you’ve said or heard something like this more than once:“Let’s create a new product that will do things the old one won’t do!”Almost immediately, your team goes into brainstorming mode.

Mike Birbiglia, The Sleepwalking Comedy Giant

Photo credit: Evan Sung “Art is socialism, but life is capitalism.” – Mike Birbiglia Mike Birbiglia (@birbigs) is one of the best-known and busiest working comedians in the world, both behind and in front of the camera.

50+ Old Fashioned Insults We Should Bring Back

This post is brought to you by Smith & Forge Hard Cider. Strong, sturdy, not too sweet. It’s cider the way it’s supposed to taste. Please enjoy our ciders responsibly. What’s this? As Lesley M. M.

How to Eat a Lobster

Few foods are more decadent than a fresh lobster. Bright red and steaming with savory, delicate morsels of shellfish, this prized dish is sure to set you back a pretty penny (even when cooking it yourself!). On that special occasion when you take the plunge to treat yourself, don’t ruin the experience by destroying this beautiful crustacean with your over-eager man hands.