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By J.D. Roth

5 Q’s for your deeper Year In Review

Last year I sat in a pub in Ojai, while Steph pushed me to do a rapid-fire reflection on the closing year. She gave me a few minutes to write out my answers to these questions: What didn’t work? What did work? What were the highlights? And then: What does the new year look like if it’s full of what works? Bonus Q: What do your highlights say about you? Holy instant pattern recognition.

A Peek at What AoM’s Been Up to and Where We’re Going in the New Year

The Art of Manliness team has been hard at work this year on several projects that will be launching in 2017. The first is a new book: The Illustrated Art of Manliness.

5 Tips For When You Have Too Much to Do

By Leo Babauta Too much to do, not enough time. This is a perpetual problem for a lot of people, but it seems to be especially pronounced during the holidays.

Hackers Help: How to raise the BRIMNES nightstand?

Photo: IKEA.com I bought my 16 year old son the BRIMNES nightstand. The problem is that it is a bit low. We need to raise it up about 2 inches to be even with his bed. I thought perhaps the community would have some ideas on the best way to achieve this. ~ Susan The post Hackers Help: How to raise the BRIMNES nightstand? appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

A Call for a New Strenuous Age

Word count: ~11,800Time to read: ~40-60 minutes  Note: All quotes, unless otherwise noted, are taken from No Place for Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920 by T. J. Jackson Lears.

Podcast 96: Set Your “Holiday Intention,” the Fun of Making Graham-Cracker Houses, and the Problem of Holiday Shared Work.

It’s time for the next installment of  Happier with Gretchen Rubin. Elizabeth’s young-adult book Flower is ready for pre-order! As promised, here’s the cover. It sounds so good, I can’t wait to read it! (In fact, as I’m writing this, I’m thinking–why didn’t Elizabeth send me an advanced copy?

How Work Experience Can Benefit a College Student

Competing in the job market is now a serious and daunting prospect.

Unitasker Wednesday: Banana Holder

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! Bananas are a quick and healthy snack. My husband, a cyclist, often takes a banana (or two) on long distance bicycle rides.

Podcast #263: The Philosophy and Practice of Building a Fire the Scandinavian Way

There’s nothing like the warmth and comfort of a glowing fire, especially this time of year. What is it about making and warming ourselves with woodburning flame that’s so satisfying? And how can we better master the art of firemaking? Well my guest today has published a book that’s become a cult classic in Scandinavia and it’s all about wood and fire.

Hackers Help: How many lumens does VÄXER LED cultivation light have?

Hi hackers, Does anyone know how many lumens does VÄXER LED cultivation light have? ~ Woom The post Hackers Help: How many lumens does VÄXER LED cultivation light have? appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

Ultimate 30 Day Challenge: One Man’s Quest to Eat and Train Like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson

This is a reader story. (Read others or nominate a friend or yourself.) One of the best things about embarking on a quest is that it helps you create new habits and change your routine. Sometimes, it even forces you into a new routine.

How to Find Your Google Gmail Contacts and Organize Them Better

Your Google Gmail contacts are important. As a small business owner, you know that your business is all about people. Keeping in touch with the people you do business with is one of the keys to business success.

Top 4 Tips for Getting Your Finances Ready for Retirement

After working for decades, getting ready to become a retiree often feels overwhelming. In addition to mentally preparing yourself, you will also need to get your finances ready for the next few decades.

CASINHA DE BISCOITO (GINGERBREAD HOUSE)

Atendendo a pedidos, aqui está a nossa versão da ‘Casinha de Biscoito’! Também é conhecida como ‘Casa de Doces’, ‘de Cookies’, ‘de Gengibre’ ou ‘Gingerbread House’!

Becoming the Best Version of You

“Plato would have made a lousy investor.” – Adam Robinson This is a special episode of The Tim Ferriss Show. The audio is from a live conversation with not one, not two, but three guests: Josh Waitzkin, Ramit Sethi, and Adam Robinson. Josh Waitzkin is an endlessly fascinating person who gets mentioned a lot on this show for good reason.