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No Impact Man

By Colin Beavan

99% Music Mix - Work at a Different Speed

Ready to take a break from the breakneck pace? Ambient and immersive, our latest 99% music mix will downshift your brain for productive focus.

Saving Pennies or Dollars? Roomba

Saving Pennies or Dollars is a new semi-regular series on The Simple Dollar, inspired by a great discussion on The Simple Dollar’s Facebook page concerning frugal tactics that might not really save that much money.

Test Yourself: Do You Have Clutter Mentality?

One thing I've noticed about happiness: for me, and for most people, outer order contributes to inner calm. More than it should.

The Truth About Abs: How To Make $1,000,000 Per Month with Digital Products (Plus: Noah Kagan results)

Six-pack abs sell. (Photo: San Diego Shooter) Once or twice in the past, I have referred to “someone” who has earned $5,000,000-$10,000,000 per year with e-books and cross promotion. For that, I should apologize, as it’s not accurate: his numbers are now closer to $1,000,000 per month, and “e-book” doesn’t begin to explain what he does.

Unitasker Wednesday: Cirrus Press ice ball maker

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! This week’s unitasker was submitted to us by reader SF, who asked if the Cirrus Press ice ball maker is “For the person who has everything?” At $799 a piece, I have to agree with SF that the buyer must already own everything.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Parent-Teacher Conferences Edition

This week, Sarah and I are going to our first parent-teacher conference, obviously regarding our oldest child. He brought home his first report card, which showed pretty solid progress in almost every area.

Pitfalls of Working with Your Client’s Written Content

One of the challenges of being a web designer is dealing with other people’s babies. Sometimes a single client meeting, and a Google search is all it takes before you are tasked with creating a new design to wrap that baby in. And most of us get pretty good at it. We take a look at their current design material, what the competition is doing and we’re off.

Deciding What to Buy

For the past five weeks, I’ve been traveling. At the end of September, I packed my bag and I’ve been on the road ever since. I’ve had fun, and learned a lot of Spanish, but to be honest I’m looking forward to seeing cold, rainy Portland again next week. As always happens when I travel, I’ve come to marvel at how little I can live with.

How Your Dreams are Holding You Back (And What to Do About It)

Are your dreams secretly preventing you from living the life you REALLY desire? Most people have dreams, but their dreams are holding them back. Dreams aren’t bad in and of themselves. In fact, dreams are great. They only become a problem when you use them as an excuse.

Regolit lamp - with Ligne Roset head

Materials: Ikea Regolit lamp, Ligne Roset Bloom lampDescription: I felt in love with the Ligne Roset Bloom floor lamp, but I had two problems with it. First of all, the original one was smaller than I needed. The other problem was the high price. So I simple reduced the price of the third with this Ikea hack.

New Manvotionals Inspired T-Shirts

In honor of our recent Manvotionals book launch, Mike Anderson from Tankfarm Clothing created seven new AoM tees inspired by each of the 7 manly virtues featured in the book. And he did a bang up job on the designs! I’m really excited about how they turned out.

Super simple groovy Expedit hack

Materials: Expedit, Drona/Lekman, LP covers, glueDescription: Recently I bought Drona boxes for my Expedit. I thought they were quite boring and decided to pimp them. As many of us Expedit owners already know: LP's fit perfectly on the shelves.

The Story of Expanded Awareness

Photo by Anna Gay Guest Post By Priya Khajuria “Families are the compass that guide us. They are the inspiration to reach great heights, and our comfort when we occasionally falter.” ~ Brad Henry There’s a vase full of roses on our dining table. Each week it’s a different color or a new variety.

12 kvart pendant

Materials: 12 Kvart spotlights, 12 light bulbs (e.g. 5 watt), 10 fixtures (two with 5 ports and 8 with 4 ports), piece of MDF/hardboard, white tape, piece of rope, saw, screwdriver, drill, pincers, white paint (optional)Description: This description is for a pendant with 12 Kvarts.

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