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Ghostly Discovery

Tailor electronic music to your mood with Ghostly International.

Westerners vs. the World: We are the WEIRD ones

"If you're a Westerner, your intuitions about human psychology are probably wrong."

What’s Your Creative Modus Operandi?

So, the tremendous conversation in the comments to Alison’s post about how what you wear impacts how others perceive you got me thinking.

TV Theater Wall

Materials: Vika Amon table top (black-brown) Description: It is easy and cheap to have your TV Theater wall. Just make a hole in the table top in order to fix the TV back inside it and place the Vika Amon table top (black-brown, in this case) between the wall and the TV. The TV holders will sustain it. That's all. ~ Jav, Toledo (Spain)

Action Not Words: The Difference Between Talkers and Doers

It’s Sunday morning and I should be editing articles in advance of my upcoming vacation. Instead, I just got done playing another game of Starcraft II. Since the game was released on July 27th, I’ve played many games of Starcraft II. In fact, I’ve played at least 150 games of Starcraft II. (I know this because the game keeps track of your record.

Blogging by Numbers: How to Create Headlines That Get Retweeted

There is an art and science to getting blog posts to travel like wildfire.

8 Simple Steps To Overcome Shyness

Are you a shy person? Shyness is simply a feeling of nervousness or awkwardness when around other people. No matter who you are, each of us have our times when we feel shy.

7 Steps to Calm Your Racing Thoughts

Photo credit: American Things When you’re worried about something, your thoughts start chasing each other round your head and don’t let up.

How to Firmly Say No Without Coming Off Like a Jerk

We’ve talked a lot about the Nice Guy Syndrome here on AoM. You know the guy. Big time people pleaser, always puts others before himself, lets people walk all over him. Heck, maybe you’re that guy.

Review: 9 Steps to Work Less and Do More

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book or other book of interest. One of the most interesting parts of being a popular internet writer that reviews a lot of books is that, over time, I’ve wound up on the mailing lists of various publishing companies.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 Downloading digital sheet music While at her local Nordstrom’s Department Store, my friend spotted the piano player using a MusicPad Pro for his sheet music.

Linkswitch #33: Photo Manipulation, Investing, WordPress SEO

Why I Stick to Pen and Paper for Goals and Tasks Technology is great…but I sure do like pen and paper – as I mentioned to one of our readers who asked me what I use to keep track of things.

“Nature, Which Makes Nothing Durable, Always Repeats Itself So That Nothing Which It Makes May Be Lost.”

“Nature, which makes nothing durable, always repeats itself so that nothing which it makes may be lost.” --Oscar Wilde * Back at home! I loved being away, but I'm so happy to be back. * Are you reading The Happiness Project with a group? I've prepared a one-page discussion guide for book groups, as well as a guide tailored for church groups, spirituality book group, and the like.

Reader Story: Patience and Persistence Pay Off

This guest post from Alissa is part of the “reader stories” feature at Get Rich Slowly. Some stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success — or failure. These stories feature folks from all levels of financial maturity and with all sorts of incomes.