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By Brett Kelly

Do You Have a Sense of Humor? A Quiz from 1928

Editor’s note: The following quiz comes from a book published in 1928, What Is Your Emotional Age? by J. George Frederick. While quizzes have the reputation of being a little hokey, I actually find them useful as a prompt for a bit of self-reflection.

Now Available: Web Templates on Envato Elements

Web Templates Now Available on Envato ElementsEnvato Elements launched last month with a simple offer: download unlimited fonts, illustrations, brushes and other design assets for a single monthly fee.But the best part is that although the price stays the same each month, you get access to more and more items all the time.

Hack an IVAR Murphy bed

Items used IVAR system 1 Bed (in this case 120;200 cm) 1 office table (in this case a wooden kitchen table) 4 individual shelves (in this case bought at the lumberyard) 1 MDF board (in this case 6 mm thek.

Podcast #238: Life in a Secular Age

It’s said that we live in a secular age. But what does that mean?

How to Maintain Your Watch Between Services

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Watches can be an extension of our personalities. They can represent our choices, sentiments and values. However, with time and neglect, they can easily wear off and lose their value. This makes it important that you know the basics of watch maintenance.

What is the Difference Between a CV vs Resume?

Is a resume the same as a Curriculum Vitae or CV? Short answer is no—they're not the same. Each is used for applying to different types of jobs.

10 Business Presentation Mistakes (And How to Avoid Them)

Everyone sells something in business.No matter what your job description or title is.Sometimes you're trying to win new customers. Other times, you're trying to get new investors or land press at a conference.

How to Use Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts to Save More Time

How much time do you spend on email each week? If you're like most of us, the answer is...hours. Estimates vary on exactly how much time the average worker spends on email, but one thing is sure. Time spent on email is time that is not devoted to other tasks. In one study, participants estimated that they spent over six hours a day on personal and work email.

“The purpose of work is to create.”: Mr. Money Mustache at WDS

Next month we’ll release the first round of tickets for WDS 2017, a week-long gathering of creative, remarkable people—taking place next summer in beautiful Portland, Oregon. But first, we’re rolling out a series of speaker videos from the 2016 event. Pete Adeney, or Mr. Money Mustache as he’s more commonly known online, retired at the old age of 30 in order to start a family.

Let the Love in. Because, “It’s an honour to help you.”

Heyyyy! This is a fresh, new post. I just finished my new book and I’m back here on the site with more Love than ever (and opinions) to give. Thanks for sticking around. xo   I was in a spiritual tizzy — that’s an esoteric term for 80% emotions-running-wild, and 20% having faith that everything will work out.

How to make an office/ school organizer from an INDOR remote control pocket

Supplies: INDOR remote control pocket acrylic paint in white and black black ribbon glue mini clothespins I had this old INDOR but it was not being used and I wanted to repurpose it. I thought to put it in my teen girls room which has a bookcase full of black and white magazine files. Because I wanted it to match, I decided to paint it in white, with black accents. 1.

3 Reasons Why You Should Have No Plan B

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); How many times have you considered creating a plan B, just in case your original plan doesn’t work out? I spoke to a mentor around seven years ago and he asked me “Armando, what are you going to do if your career choice does not work out?”.

Bem-estar: Investir ou maneirar no ‘arroz com feijão’?

Uma das combinações mais brasileiras que existe é arroz com feijão! Quase todos os brasileiros consomem esses alimentos todos os dias, no almoço e no jantar! Mas, será que este hábito é saudável ou deve ser repensado com mais moderação? A resposta é um prato cheio para os amantes desses grãos: o arroz com feijão é muito nutritivo! O arroz é fonte de carboidrato e nos traz energia!

A Citizen’s Bill of Responsibilities

While recently working on a side project where I needed to think through what it meant to be a good citizen, I found to my dismay that my own conception of citizenship was quite hazy. I couldn’t remember talking about it very much in school growing up. Sure, I think I watched a cartoon about how a bill becomes a law, and got some lessons about U.S.

A Little Happier: Keep the Paint as Good as It Is in the Can.

I love koans, paradoxes, teaching stories, aphorisms, maxims, anything of that sort. I discovered this personal “koan” from artist Frank Stella in Color Chart: Reinventing Color: 1950 to Today, by Ann Temkin. The book was published to accompany a big exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art here in New York City.