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By J.D. Roth

10 Mind Expanding Books To Read In A Lifetime

Growing up as a child, I can remember every thing and every one around me reminding me that reading was not something to be done for fun -- but rather -- reading was instead something that "must" be done...

Stay Cool, Look Sharp: How to Wear a Seersucker Suit

Listen to wise Atticus: give seersucker a chance. Seersucker suits don’t get a lot of love these days. A Missouri state legislator proposed a ban on anyone over the age of eight wearing one, because, he scribbled in a handwritten amendment, “adults look ridiculous in seersucker suits.” The Republican National Committee’s “Comms College” — a training course for the GOP’s young c

How Making A Mess Can Silence Your Inner Critic

Your inner critic doesn’t leave you alone. It tells you all kind of things: You’re not good enough…You’ll never match up…You’re a failure… And its voice is insistent in all kinds of circumstances, never letting you feel good about what you do. But you keep trying to be perfect hoping against hope that maybe, just maybe your inner critic will shut up once and for all. You

Need a Good Gift for Mother’s Day? Guess What I’ll Suggest.

Next Sunday, May 10, is Mother’s Day in the United States and Canada. If you’re looking for a thoughtful gift for a mother in your life, may I suggest my new (bestselling) book, Better Than Before? I’ve heard from a lot of people who are giving the book as a gift.

The EKBY VALTER bracket lamp

1 – With a drill and two scrap of wood I made the support for the EKÅS lampshade and the wooden plate that covers the hole in the wall. 2 – I glued the support on the EKBY VALTER, paying attention to match the existing hole on the EKBY VALTER with the inner hole on the support. 3 – I passed the electric cable HEMMA inside the support and I wrapped it around EKBY VALTER (just b

Storing the CPAP machine (and other ugly but frequently used stuff)

We recently asked our readers to share their biggest uncluttering and organizing hurdles and they responded.

How to Beat Procrastination with Daily Training

By Leo Babauta We all do it: our best intentions are to go to the gym, get started on writing something, do practice learning a language … but then we procrastinate. There isn’t a person on this planet who’s immune to the procrastination habit. How do we defeat this habit?

Soul Truth Declarations — yours for the declaring.

Take what you want. Leave the rest. Stretch to believe if it feels good to do so. My true nature is luminous. I have everything that I need in this moment to move to the the next moment. Absolutely everything is progress. My time and energy are very valuable and I give them as gifts, out of love and awareness. Love is infused in everything.

Choosing the Right Website Builder for Your Needs

Websites needn’t always be complicated affairs and many tools today aim to bring the creation process to a wider audience than just those who can code. They haven’t always had an easy ride, but website builders such as Squarespace are very highly regarded these days, even among web design professionals.I’ll help you figure out which website builder is the best bet for your situation.

Pax for the kitchen

Why using Pax in the bedroom only? I pimped it for my kitchen with space for my microwave 1. Assemble the Pax including a few shelves and 2 drawers. 2. For the microwave shelf, I bought an extra shelf with a depth of 22 7/8 inches and sawed the depth down to 20 inches. Fasten 4 steel angle brackets to the frame of the PAX and screwed the shelf on it. 3.

Getting Unstuck: Your Path Out of the Mid-Career Rut

If you're like many mid-career professionals, you've spent more than a few years working your way up to a good-paying job with a respectable title.

The ABC of an Epic Friendship: 26 Simple Ways To Be the Best Friend Ever

I grew up in a broken home. It was 1999 when my father left and it’s been more than a decade since the last time I saw him. When I was in grade school, I was teased and bullied for being “fat”. Then came high school when we struggled financially because my mother had difficulty finding a stable job.

When to use intermittent FMLA

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Disclosure: I am not an attorney or HR specialist. This is just my experience with, and understanding of, FMLA.

How To Rewire Your Subconscious Mind in 3 Easy Steps

Years ago, when I was just starting my career as a physical therapist, I worked with stroke patients at a major rehabilitation hospital in New York City. Every day, I would help patients out of bed and into the hallway-- where we would practice the basic skill of walking.

3 Things to Remember When You Want to Give Up

My friend and I ran along the sidewalk, side by side, our warm breath filling the cold December air.