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Success From the Nest

By Tony Clark

A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 Create intuitive and reliable Amazon URLs on the fly with AtTheBigRiver.com Does uncluttered have to mean symmetrical?When organizing and decorating your spaces, do you tend toward symmetry in design or do you seek out the one item that pleases you the most? Uncluttering your personal timeAn acquaintance of mine recently told me about a problem she is having in her retirement.

12 Tips for Getting Regular Exercise -- and the Benefits for Happiness and Fitness.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: 12 tips for getting regular exercise -- and the benefits. Exercise is a KEY to happiness. Research shows that people who exercise are healthier, more energetic, think more clearly, sleep better, and have delayed onset of dementia. They get relief from anxiety and mild depression.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Audiobook Edition

Quite a few people have requested an audio version of my recent book, The Simple Dollar: How One Man Wiped Out His Debts and Achieved the Life of His Dreams. You’re in luck. The audio book is now available for download via Amazon or you can sign up for an Audible.com membership and get it at a discounted rate.

How to Turn Fantasy into Reality

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in Wonderland? Or work at Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory? Or have an apartment on Sesame Street?Would your life be better? More fun? More exciting?A while back I asked the following question on our Facebook page: Which imaginary place would you most like to visit?

I'm on vacation!

I'm taking a break from everything in the glorious seaside town of Southold, New York. Just telling you in case you're wondering why you're not hearing anything on the blog. Back in business next Monday!

4 Signs You’ll Never See in Big Corporations

  FYI – The first picture was taken in Chelsea, NYC. The other three were taken in Santa Monica, CA. Funny how the vibe changes, huh?

New office products: Antimicrobial file folders and bookmark index cards

My friend and professional organizer Julie Bestry recently headed to Office Depot to see what is new in the back-to-school supplies section.

Double decker Frosta side table with integrated lighting

Materials: Frosta Stool x 2, Antifoni Work Lamp, Angle Brackets x 4, Cord Tidy x 2 Description: Using a couple of Frosta stools and an Antifoni lamp, I've created a Frosta side table with a built in light. I wanted an small side table with a lamp on it - however simply placing a lamp on top was going to take up far too much valuable surface space.

How to Build Confidence and Overcome Fear

“How to Build Confidence and Overcome Fear” is a rare GRS re-run; it originally appeared on 17 February 2009. I’m dealing with a family crisis, and haven’t had time to write. Things should be back to normal tomorrow. Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering.

Your Gut: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

OK – so most of us are well aware that our gut is part of of our digestive system.

How to Make Introductions Like a Gentleman

Have you ever been at a party with a guy who runs into somebody he knows and starts yammering away while you stand there awkwardly, holding your drink? Man, I hate when that happens. You’re left in social limbo.

Daily Links: Family Crisis Edition

I’ve been a little quiet around here the last couple of days, and I apologize. I usually aim for the Monday post at GRS to be a J.D. post; and if the Monday post isn’t from me, then I certainly want for the Tuesday post to be mine!

The Flip Side: What Frugality Gets You

This past weekend, I attended GenCon 2010, a gaming convention in Indianapolis, IN, with a group of several friends.

Are You Using FaceBook Ads to Promote Your Business?

I’ve been exploring a few different ways to promote my freelance venture, and I thought I would check with you folks to see if there is anything that I am doing wrong, or could be doing better. One of my more recent attempts to drive traffic to my website was by using Facebook PPC (pay per click) ads.  The main reason that I felt comfortable trying this was because I came across a free coupon,

TIP: Where Do I Look For It?

When it comes to organizing your stuff, most people deal with every item and ask “Where do I put this”?