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By The Unclutterer Team

Hackers Help: Higher Linnmon Table hack suggestions

 I recently picked up two Linnmon tops from my local IKEA store, and I am planning to mimic the build that is pictured above with only two tops instead of three. When I got home I realized that the legs were very short for someone of my stature and I have been brainstorming ways to possibly extend the length of the legs.

Strange International Laws Every Tourist Should Know

Did you know that a lot of countries have strange international laws? It’s easy to get in trouble in a foreign country if you don’t know its laws and cultural traditions. Some laws have not been changed for centuries and are rather funny (or dangerous!) for a modern tourist. Not being aware of them can cause some serious problems during the holidays.

What Questions Should You Ask in a Job Interview?

Believe it or not, some marketing executives have heard these questions during a job interview:“Do you believe in aliens?”“Can my mom sit in on the interview?” Candidates need to rehearse how they’ll answer common job interview questions, as well as the odd ones.

Be Realistic: Plan for a Miracle

“Be realistic: Plan for a miracle.” ―Osho Sometimes in life it’s good to play it safe. But this is not one of those times. This is a time where you’ve come to a point of no return. A choice will be made—no, you will make a choice—and after choosing, you won’t ever be the same. All too often we don’t appreciate the critical moments of life until they’re over.

Friheten sleeper sofa pillow backs

Photo: IKEA.com Hi, I need to buy or make four new pillow back cushions for the Friheten sleeper sofa.  Can any one tell me if you can buy extra pillow backs from Ikea?  Or..can you buy fabric anywhere to match Ikea fabric on this sofa (brown or grey) anywhere so I could make them?

4 Signs That You’re Making Positive Progress in Life

Whether you’re hoping to start a successful business or simply looking to live a fulfilling life, progress is an important indicator of current and future success. But what’s progress to one person may not be progress to the next, so how can you know for sure that you’re making true progress in your life? Fortunately, there are a few solid indicators that you’re making progress.

TOOLS OF TITANS — Sample Chapter and a Taste of Things to Come

This blog post will share the first chapter in my new book, Tools of Titans. It’s been nearly five years since my last book. But before we get to that, a short story… Three weeks before my book deadline, I was burning the midnight oil on rural Long Island.

Podcast #246: How to Get Better at Taking Feedback

When authors Doug Stone and Bruce Patton were researching their book Difficult Conversations they asked people what they felt was the most difficult conversation to have both in their personal lives and in their career. Time and time again people pointed to conversations involving feedback.


Que tal o nosso VARAL DE PIRULITO-FANTASMA pra sua decoração de Halloween? Além de prático, é barato e delicioso!

Why Your Kids Need Their Grandparents (And Grandparents Need Their Grandkids)

This year, both Kate and I lost our last, and most beloved grandparents — Kate, a grandmother who she adored, and me, a grandfather who I deeply admired. These deaths have had us reminiscing about the role these loving elders played in our lives and in creating some of our fondest childhood memories.

Working in Isolation — 5 Quick Wins For Boosting Your Productivity 

Nothing is more important than feeling comfortable in your workspace in order to excel at what you do best. Working alone to detach yourself from noise levels and distractions can be good for your output, as proven by many a study.

Organize your Google Drive

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. For online document editing and collaboration, Google Drive is still king.

SNIGLAR bed buddy

When we didn’t need the changing table anymore, so I twisted my brain for some ideas, and ended up with this! I took the SNIGLAR changing table, and cut off all the legs, leaving me with only the shelves. I painted them with my son’s favourite color, mounted some caster wheels underneath and used an old belt as a drawer pull. Ended up with perfect under-bed-storage-drawers.

How to Search Your Emails in Gmail Like a Pro

Did you know that Gmail includes a powerful search utility?If you're like me, you've either been ignoring that Gmail search bar at the top of your inbox or not utilizing its features. Maybe you didn't realize how helpful it could be. Maybe you thought it would take you back to Google web search.

8 Ways To Set Up An Awesome Home Office

If you’re working from home, sweeten the deal even further by putting together the best home office setup you can devise. Here are 8 easy steps in setting up a home office you’d love to spend your working hours in. 1. Get the essentials Setting up a home office starts with developing a list of absolute essentials.