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By Glen Stansberry

A year ago on Unclutterer

2010 Evaluate your household routinesDo you have a routine chart for household chores? Is everyone in the house taking responsibility for and completing their duties? Do you need to evaluate your routines to make sure they’re meeting the demands of your home and fit with your schedule?

The Most Important Question You've Probably Never Asked

How often have you made compromises in your life and ended up somewhere where you didn’t want to be? How often have you put your dreams on hold, thinking that you’d pick them up at a later point?There’s always something else that has to be done. We have to ask ourselves if something really has to be done, or if we’re avoiding something, because deep down we’re afraid.

That’s What Pros Do

In January, I…Published 17 blog postsOrganized, promoted and conducted 4 conference calls (3 for the blog, 1 for my private Creation Tribe)Processed more than 6,000 emailsUpdated my Facebook status dozens of timesTweeted hundreds of timesRead hundreds of posts, articles and a few booksHad 14 skype/phone meetings and interviewsAttended 5 face-to-face meetings and events,Meditated, moved my bo

LEKMAN Watercooled

Materials: LEKMAN-Box, Dremel, Driller Description: Being an EXPEDIT-FAN (got a lot of them in our home) my wife inspired me to put my whole watercooled Computer in a Lekman Box as she always hurt her knees at the BIG Computer-Case under the EXPEDIT-Desk... I knew that it is possible to put a "normal" PC in a Lekman Box, but the problem was to get a whole watercooled PC in that tiny Box...

January resolution wrap up, and introduction of February resolution

In 2011, I’m trying out small, monthly resolutions instead of large, annual New Year’s resolutions. My public resolution for January was to be more organized in the kitchen, and create and use more nutritious meal plans for my family.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Midwest Blizzard Edition

The Midwest got absolutely hammered with snow the last few days. The job of moving this snow would seem almost insurmountable if it weren’t for our snowblower. Thank goodness for our Troy-Bilt. Efficient-Market Hypothesis – Are You a Believer?

Why Freelancers Should Never Retire

photo credit: kevindooley on flickr Being a freelancer is great. You get to work in a way that fits around your hectic lifestyle and while you may initially put more energy into building up a client list (than working for an organisation which already has clients), once you’ve gained a good circle of regular clients and marketed yourself well, you’ve got a career for life.

Elevated iMac Monitor Shelf

Materials: Ikea table, and stackable Ikea shelves. Description: I was originally looking for a monitor stand for my iMac. My intent was to lift my iMac slightly off the desk so I could have just enough space for a keyboard, my laptop, or some papers.

Fight Rising Prices by Building Your Own Food Bank

This post is from new GRS staff writer Donna Freedman. Donna writes the Living With Less personal finance column for MSN Money, and writes about frugality and intentional living at Surviving And Thriving. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, food prices are expected to rise as much as 5.5% in 2011. Those prices aren’t likely to go back down.

Are You Still Afraid of Failure?

Fear is like a toxic poison – it seems you can’t get rid of it by any means and it prevents you from living the life you always wanted to live.

Can you help me for 1 minute?

How often do you want to receive new articles from TSN? As you may have noticed, I started posting more frequently since the start of this year. I was toying with the idea of increasing the post frequency to daily, but I don’t want to annoy you and wanted to get your input. Please let me know your ideal preference. If the majority wants less than 5 times a week, then I will post less.

Lessons in Manliness from Atticus Finch

When it comes to manly characters in literature, my thoughts always return to one man: Atticus Finch. Perhaps this character from To Kill a Mockingbird seems like an unusual choice. A gentleman in a three piece suit. A widower of two kids, Jem and Scout. A man who was quiet instead of brash. Polite instead of macho. A lawyer who used his mind instead of his fists, who walked away from insults.

How To Control Your "Check-In" Addiction

Do you find yourself constantly checking your mobile device with no real actionable outcome? Quick tips on increasing your efficiency and peace of mind.

Experiences Trump Things: The Evolution of a Hobby

In a corner in my office on a single shelving unit rests a collection that I’ve been building for fifteen years, my board and card game collection. The collection has been built from a lot of sources: gifts, trades, thrift store finds, ding-and-dent sales, and contest winnings make up a significant portion of what you see, as do more than a few of my own purchases.

Convert LED Wall Light for use in RV

Materials: Jansjo Description: I fell in love with the Jansjo LED wall light and I wanted to use it in my RV. It makes the perfect bedroom reading light, and since it's based on a light-emitting diode (LED) it's low power and you can't burn yourself by accidentally touching it. Unfortunately, it doesn't run on a standard voltage.