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By Gretchen Rubin

3 Techniques for Using Swimming as Moving Meditation

You're reading 3 Techniques for Using Swimming as Moving Meditation, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Many of us struggle to find a place in which we can disconnect from the hustle and bustle, connect with our bodies, and meaningfully meditate.

So You Want My Trade: Concrete Mason

In 2014, we ran a series of articles extolling the virtues and eliminating the myths of the skilled trades. While we were able to cover a lot of ground, there wasn’t room to provide a detailed picture of all the various trades out there for men to pursue.

The Importance of Morning Rituals and How to Make One

You're reading The Importance of Morning Rituals and How to Make One, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Most people have a morning routine. They roll out of their beds, brush their teeth, and groggily stroll into their days.

Two Ways to Form Habits Effortlessly

By Leo Babauta Forming new habits can be life-changing — if you start meditating, create a simple exercise habit, and eat more vegetables, you health and happiness can be transformed in a matter of months. But sticking to a habit can be difficult, because life gets in the way.

How to Be Tim Ferriss – Featuring Freakonomics

Photo credit: Instagram This episode is a role-reversal. I went to New York City and sat down with Stephen J. Dubner (@freakonomics) of Freakonomics. He GRILLED me. I was hit with all sorts of questions that I had never heard before and we had a blast doing it. Their team did an incredible job with post-production, and I wanted to share it with all of you. You can learn more about Stephen J.

My IKEA KIVIK Sectional Grows Up

Materials: plywood, bolts, bed risers About a year ago we bought a Kivik sectional from IKEA. We liked how comfy it was compared to the some of the other Ikea couches, but we didn’t like how low it was. We thought we’d just add legs to the couch and it would be an easy upgrade. Boy were we wrong!

The Ultimate Guide to Shining Your Shoes

Whether it’s an upcoming wedding, graduation, or simply another day at the office, a pair of shiny shoes can set you apart as a man who cares about the details. Not only does shining your shoes look good, it is a necessary part of properly caring for and maintaining a nice pair of leather shoes or boots.

Do You Have a Side Hustle? Tell Us About It!

Out of everything I wrote about it in Born for This, readers have responded the most to two things: “Winners never quit” is a lie. Winners actually quit all the time.

NILS stool goes glam

I wanted to glam up my 3 Ikea NILS stools. I taped off the legs and left about 1 ½” of the bottom of them exposed and spray painted them gold. I purchased 3- 18″x 18″ Mongolian Fur Pillows at Target.

5 Smart Topics for Small Talk Conversation

Ever been in dire need of topics for small talk conversation? You come across someone you know but aren’t interested enough to engage in any serious conversation right now. You might not be in the mood, or you may not rate the person that high to waste calories on. The circumstances are such that you can’t escape gracefully.

How to Unearth the Root Cause of Your Procrastination – And it’s Not Laziness

You're reading How to Unearth the Root Cause of Your Procrastination – And it’s Not Laziness, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Why are you procrastinating?

The Weekly Huckberry Giveaway: Father’s Day Edition

My Picks This Week If dear old Dad has low expectations for Father’s Day this year (because you tend to get him socks and/or chintzy mugs), why not surprise him with something special that he’ll truly enjoy and have some fun with?

COPO DE COOKIES: SHOT DE TWIX

Que tal um copo de cookies com chocolate e leite caramelizado no interior?! *-* Conheça o nosso ‘SHOT DE TWIX’ e brinde à doce vida! O post COPO DE COOKIES: SHOT DE TWIX apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

Sponsored Post: Desk chairs from Staples to help you reach peak productivity

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. The following is a sponsored post from Staples. As regular readers know, we don’t often do sponsored posts (our most recent before this series was in 2013).

8 Secret Habits of Highly Successful People (That Most People Don’t Know About)

You're reading 8 Secret Habits of Highly Successful People (That Most People Don’t Know About), originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. A lot has been written in the past about habits of highly successful people.