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No Impact Man

By Colin Beavan

IKEA Ultralight Backpacking pack

Mitch was looking for ways to get his backpack weight down and stumbled upon a Reddit post of a guy who made his own pack. An hour later, he comes out of IKEA with a few FRAKTA blue bags for $6. This was the plan: It was going to be 15″ wide and 7″ deep, with an inch added to both dimensions for the stitches. The front, back and bottom are all from one piece, giving a smoother seamle

7 Top Pricing Structures to Help Boost Your Profit

In a recent tutorial, we looked at the main pricing strategies for your small business. We looked at three main strategies: Cost-based pricing Customer-based pricing Competitor-based pricing Think of that as the foundation for setting your prices. But no matter which of those strategies you choose, there are many different ways in which you can present those prices to your customers.

6 Ways to Lose Weight (and Still Have Fun)

Did you know that there are fun ways to lose weight? The exercise routine of choice for most people looking to lose weight is to join their local gym and fit in a few sessions a week after work. People usually join the gym for convenience.

Podcast 93: Find Something to Admire, Consider Your Activity Level, and Getting Over a Break-Up.

It’s time for the next installment of  Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Quick note: If you’re going to give one of my books as a holiday gift, and you’d like to request a personalized, signed bookplate or signature card to make the present more special, request it here — U.S. and Canada only, sorry, mailing costs. But hurry!

Down With Gift Cards!

When gift cards were first introduced a couple decades ago, they were initially seen as a bit tacky to give someone as a present.

How to Make a Great Writer Portfolio Website With WordPress

Freelance writing can be a lucrative career but in order to get started as a freelance writer, you will need a portfolio that showcases your work.

How to Treat a Minor Burn

Burns are one of the most painful and most common injuries, from minor burns caused by soaking up a few too many rays on the beach to serious burns caused by close contact with fire. Burn injuries are classified as belonging to one of three categories: first-, second-, and third-degree.

How To Be Happy At Work

Are you unhappy with your job, just riding along the career conveyor belt and not sure how to get off?

Unitasker Wednesday: Angry Mama Microwave Oven Cleaner

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! It is important to clean your microwave oven regularly.

Keep Calm and Don’t Stress: Recognizing and Preventing Job Burnout

Working hard, craving for success, achieving more and more – just to realize one day that you are tired and drained of energy, mechanically doing your job and counting hours and minutes until the end of your workday. This is a common scenario for employees in many sectors, but mostly in banking, insurance, and financial services.

Give BILLY bookshelf easy drawers with MOPPE

IKEA items used: Billy bookcase, Moppe birch mini chest drawer When you talk about Ikea, BILLY bookcase is one of their most famous product, everyone has same in their home. I have three of them and I have a MOPPE birch drawer chest lying around for quite some time. In the end I found it tucked in one of BILLY shelves. It took so much space so I decided to get rid of it!

How to Launch Your Side Business in Record Time

When it comes to your side business idea, launching it quickly could make the difference between your business thriving or dying. Since you can’t work on it full time, it’s easy to lose momentum. You might get overly busy with your full time job, or simply not have the energy to do additional tasks during the workweek.

Cataclysmic Evolutionary Catalysts. (AKA: The times we live in). A guest appearance from Guru Singh.

For the first time ever on my site, I’m bringing you a guest feature. Because these times call for collaboration. And radical wisdom. So here it is. Guru Singh is a luminous and direct Truth teller. It’s an immense honour to share his insights—and prayerful plea.

What Social Over-Achievers Know That The Rest of Us Don’t

Here’s the uncomfortable truth. Some of us feel like melting into the floor the second we walk into a large social gathering. It can be a work function, a friend’s Super Bowl party, or just meeting a group of friends for dinner–doesn’t matter.

Interview with Gary Taubes: The Case Against Sugar

I’m a huge fan of Gary Taubes’s work.