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The Life Marathon: What Creatives Can Learn From Elite Runners

Could marathon training be an apt metaphor for the slow build to creative excellence? What we can learn from runners about developing expertise.

Split Lack

Materials: Lack coffee table Description: I have attached four guides under a Lack table, cut the second top of a Lack table and created two wings when it is opened, which when closed form a bottom shelf for magazines. ~ Sammy

Inreda drawers in Stuva

Materials: Stuva corpi with Inreda drawers (meant for Besta) Description: IKEA does not advertise it and upon being asked they only state that they do give any information on combining these two series, but the Inreda drawers (50cm depth) are perfectly fit to be built into a Stuva corpus. My photos show a 192cm Stuva corpus with two 26cm Inreda drawers and Besta Tofta drawer fronts.


A few days ago, my wife’s aunt passed away. She was a wonderful woman. She possessed an incredibly positive spirit, even though her life had brought her unbelievable hardship through no fault of her own.

7 Happiness Theories I Reject.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or List Day. As audacious as it may seem to contradict venerable figures such as John Stuart Mill, Flaubert, or Sartre, I disagree with some of their views about the nature of happiness. Flaubert: "To be stupid, and selfish, and to have good health are the three requirements for happiness; though if stupidity is lacking, the others are useless." I argue that this is H

Geometric coffee table

Materials: GROGGY Tray, stainless steel (Art #100.183.25), BRANAS Basket, rattan (Art #401.384.30), Mozaic ceramic/glass tile (etc. from Leroy Merlin), Bolts x4, Glue for ceramic Description: Rattan basket to detachable from the bottom. Drill 4 holes in the tray at the base - the basket. At the edges of the bottom basket should also be drill four bolt holes.

Kids Who Are Gift-less are Gifted

Post written by Leo Babauta. When I wrote about my family doing the No New Gifts Holiday Challenge, I received a couple comments that I was a Grinch: “You must be a drag to live with. ‘What kind of deprivation and sacrifice has Daddy got for us today?’ “ and “I couldn’t agree more lol, I’m sure kids see him as the Grinch, i feel sorry for them.

What a Growing Global Social Networking Audience Means to You

More than ever, people are using social media to find jobs, according to a recent study by Jobvite Inc., a California-based social-recruiting software maker. In 2011, 22 million Americans found work through their contacts via Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter accounts.

How to Throw an Awesome Holiday Party–Part II: Guest Lists, Invitations, and Planning

This post is part of a series brought to you by Heineken. What’s this? In the first post of our four-part series on throwing an awesome holiday party, we talked about picking a party type or theme.

The Key to Happiness: Strong Relationships.

2011 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2011 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2011 a happier year -- and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- welcome! Last month's theme was Gratitude, and last week’s resolution was to Remember the dog that doesn't bark. Did you try that resolution? Did it boost your happiness?

iPhone 4 Camera Mount from Ikea Desk Lamp

Materials: 2 * 70mm M5 bolt; 8 * M5 nut; 2 * 70mm * 10mm * 2mm aluminium bar; 2 * suction cup (I used suction cup hooks and removed the hook parts); 1 * Ikea Tertial lamp; Drill / Drill press; 5mm, 3.5mm drill bits; Flat head screw driver; Pliers Description: Drill 2 * 5 mm holes about 10 mm in from each end of the aluminium bars.

10 Leading Chrome Productivity Apps

Chrome Web Store Google has recently launched Chrome Web Store – a dedicated marketplace with various applications for the browser. The marketplace idea is simple: install an app once and you will always have it at your fingertips on Chrome’s start screen.

Your “Someday” List Can Change Your Life

Whenever I think of something I’d love to do if only I had the time, I write it down in a little notebook I have that I call my “someday notebook.” It’s just a long list of projects that I’d love to take on in the future.

Energy Saving Lightbulb with Timer

Materials: TÄNDA Timer, Energy Saving Lightbulb Description: Open up the timer. Remove those copper plugs and cut a hole of a size of the socket of the lightbulb. Fix the socket into the timer and redo the wiring (you need some electrical engineering hack for this). Install it on the ceiling. The timer cost about RM15 each in Malaysia. The light socket can get it from any electrical shop.

The Ultimate Freelancer’s Guide to Community Engagement

Audience building is all the rage, and it’s hard to read a blog post that doesn’t mention social media or the importance of community. But does it matter to freelancers? You bet it does; an engaged and loyal audience means that you can work on the projects that you like working on best, and that you never have to worry about business, because there’s always more prospects waiting in th