Email. We love it – for speedy, easy, free communication around the world. And we hate it – for eating up more and more of our time.If you've ever spent your whole workday dealing with emails, or come back from a vacation to find hundreds or even thousands of messages waiting, you'll know what a drag email can be.
When I started this series on vocation last week, I thought it would be just a two part series. However, the more I pondered the topic and dug into the research, the more fascinating the subject became and the more insights I felt impressed to share with you. Finding one’s calling encompasses so much of a man’s life, and can be a large source of anxiety for men.
Materials: STAT doors, random unknown shelves/cabinet doors, RATIONELL shelves
Description: To make this kitchen I raided the "As-is" section at our IKEA. They always have an assortment of cabinet doors and single shelves in a variety of sizes; many for $1-$5 each. It took some patience and creativity, but eventually I found some to fit the sizes I needed.
Memorial Day is pretty much just confusing to me. It’s theoretically a day to honor fallen soldiers, but most people just go on vacation or play in the yard.
What happened to Decoration Day, which is May 30 of each year? That’s the original date created to honor those soldiers that have served our country in times of war, started after the Civil War.
At Unclutterer, we’re taking the day off from work to honor those who have fallen in service to our country and those who have passed before us. We’ll see you back here tomorrow for regularly scheduled content!
Our brains are odd little creatures…
If I told you, for example that thinking about love makes you dumb, but creative, while thinking about sex makes you smart, but small-minded, you’d probably think I’d lost one too many marbles.
But, a recent study led by psychologist Jens Forster at the University of Amsterdam and reported in the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, sh
Materials: Ribba Frame, Polarvide blanket
Description: My girlfriend keeps on leaving her jewelry on top of our new (and rather expensive :/ ) white lacked piece of furniture. It was time to build a solution to avoid scratches and display jewelry in style. My idea, her perfect execution!
“Accepting oneself does not preclude an attempt to become better.”
-- Letters of Flannery O'Connor
This reminds me of one of the paradoxes of my happiness project: I want to accept myself, but also expect more from myself.
* A thoughtful reader sent me this link to a video showing an eight-month-old baby hearing his mother's voice after his cochlear implant is turned on.
* I'm getting rea
Aaron writes in:
I love your cost breakdowns when you calculate the real truth behind some financial choice. I’ve got one for you. Is it really cheaper to ride public transportation to work? I have a bus stop about a block from my house. For about $2 each way, I can use public transportation to get to work, which is about fifteen miles away.