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By The Unclutterer Team

Comparison is a killer. Cut it out.

From the shape of our cells to the swirl of our fingerprints, each human is profoundly, almost incomprehensibly unique. In all the eons of time, amongst trillions of human eggs that have been fertilized and hatched…there is only one you: microscopically remarkable, positively unrepeatable, original, and…beyond compare. Role models are useful.

What’s Your Emotional Age? A Quiz From 1936

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from J. George Frederick’s Grow Up Emotionally and Have Fun: 58 Valuable and Amusing Psychological Tests of Emotional Maturity.

Relationship Salve: The Practice of Intentional Dialogues

By Leo Babauta A couple months ago, I started a daily practice with my wife Eva called the Intentional Dialogue process, aimed at helping us become better at talking about difficult issues. Now, Eva and I have a great marriage, and we love each other deeply.

How to Win the Career Lottery

If you won the lottery tomorrow, how would your life be different? Maybe you’d buy a new car or take a dream vacation. Maybe you’d quit your job… or maybe you’d keep doing exactly what you’re doing right now.

Online Brand Development: 7 Web-Savvy Steps to Growing Your Business

Here’s a million-dollar question for you: What do you do with your online brand after you create it?A. Shout it from the internet rooftops?B. Plaster its values and guidelines on your website for all to see?C. Shove it in a digital folder and forget about it forever?The answer, of course, is:D.

5 Main reasons why you should become a family responsible employer

Family life has evolved over the years and so has the business environment. There has been an increase in the number of families that have both parents working in an organization. With such a workforce, employers are realizing the need to adopt family responsible policies so they can continue to operate 24/7 to meet with the increasing demands from clients and the industry.

Turn the TROFAST frame into a rolling drawer

I used 4 TROFAST basic frames and TOSTERUP handles to make rolling drawers for storage under the bed. Quite simple. 1. Assemble the TROFAST. 2. I used MDF to cut a right sized panel to cover the “bottom” of the TROFAST unit. I secured the MDF to the frame with black tape. 3. I added caster wheels to the MDF. 4. Attach TOSTERUP handles. 5.

Why The Way You Think About Passion is Broken

You're reading Why The Way You Think About Passion is Broken, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement.

How to Fight Multiple Assailants

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Dylan Edmiston. So you’ve been training to be a better fighter. Maybe you take classes or maybe you’ve read AoM’s numerous articles on self-defense and have been practicing with a friend.

A Little Happier: Don’t Let the Perfect Be the Enemy of the Good.

It’s a Secret of Adulthood — admittedly, cribbed from Voltaire: Don’t let the perfect be the enemy of the good. Be Gretchen!

Podcast #197: On the Joys and Travails of Thinking

What does it mean to live a “life of the mind”? Why is it important that we make time to ponder and contemplate the heftier ideas of what it means to be a human? And if we have the desire to lead a contemplative life, how exactly do we go about doing it? Well, my guest today has spent his life pondering and thinking about these questions. His name is Father James Schall.

When neat and sloppy live together

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. A big part of why I write for Unclutterer is because an uncluttered life doesn’t come easily to me. I have to work at avoiding stacks of books, piles of clothes, and misplaced lists.

5 Ways “Slacking” Can Help You to Move Forward

You're reading 5 Ways “Slacking” Can Help You to Move Forward, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. For much of my life, I have been a self-help junkie.

IKEA VARIERA bamboo box hacked into magazine rack

We hacked the IKEA Variera box with handle into a Magazine Rack.

Bem-estar: qual tipo de açúcar devemos optar por consumir?

Quem é que resiste a um doce de vez em quando? Seja em uma ocasião especial ou no finalzinho da tarde, um docinho cai bem. E o principal responsável pelo sabor que tanto nos encanta, o açúcar, têm várias formas de apresentação. Vamos conhecê-las? Antes precisamos lembrar que todos os tipos de açúcar vêm da mesma fonte: a cana.