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4 Ways to Make Yourself Happier on a Daily Basis

I love journaling, and as a natural consequence of that I love journal prompts. The other day, I opened one and it said to write about the last time I was truly happy. I was stumped because I couldn’t remember the last time I was. As I backtracked through my brain, I found myself pulling up one incident after another where I was sad, depressed or otherwise agitated, but nothing that was happy.

Double Sided Jerker Desk

IKEA Items Used: 2 Jerker desks 2 Jerker swivel shelves I’ve had the revered Jerker desk for ages now and had an idea to create a double desk as my wife had lost her work space when we had a child. When I saw an ad on Kijiji for a cheap partial Jerker desk I jumped on it. As my wife is short(5’4″) and I’m tall(6’2″) this configuration worked perfectly for us.

15 Surprising Qualities of Creative Geniuses

You're reading 15 Surprising Qualities of Creative Geniuses, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Creativity. What is it? And how do you know if you've got it? The most used buzzword in self-descriptions on linked in profiles for 2 years running.

Want People to Hear Your Message? Let Them Overhear It

Have you ever attended a wedding where, though you weren’t the one exchanging vows with your beloved, you still felt your own commitment to your wife renewed? Have you ever been reading a book, and come upon an insight that was so profound your jaw literally dropped, and you spent the next couple minutes staring off in the distance, absorbing its significance? Have you ever been at a church ser

FONDUE DE 2 INGREDIENTES: QUEIJO DENTRO DO PÃO!

Seja no frio ou no calor, fondue é sempre uma boa ideia – afinal, envolve recheio derretido! *-* Essa receitinha é bem fácil e leva apenas 2 ingredientes: pão e queijo! Confira o passo a passo no VÍDEO do Minuto BG! O post FONDUE DE 2 INGREDIENTES: QUEIJO DENTRO DO PÃO! apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

Agree, Disagree? “The Sweetest Things Become the Most Bitter by Excess.”

“The sweetest things become the most bitter by excess.” — Democritus Do you agree? Some examples that spring to my mind: sugar, caffeine, the internet, TV, one-click shopping, ambition…and of course, habit. I love and embrace habits, which is why I wrote my book Better Than Before, but I recognize the danger of habits. Their sweetness can become bitter by excess.

Joshua Skenes — Playing with Fire

Photo: The Chronicle “The answer is either yes or no.

Manvotional: The Maxims of Wabasha I, Sioux Chief

Editor’s Note: Wabasha — or Wapasha — I (1718-1806) was a American Indian warrior and the chief of a band of Santee Sioux who resided in Minnesota. He was a man greatly respected for his ethics by both his tribe and their British neighbors. These are his teachings, as recorded by Ernest Thompson Seton. In the day of his strength no man is fat.

The Complete Guide to Giving a Great Handshake

Whether you’re first meeting someone or greeting them for the hundredth time, a good handshake is important. A strong shake conveys confidence, strength, warmth, honesty, and a host of other good character traits.

My METOD Makeover: Installation

When I was researching on the IKEA kitchen buying process, I did not find much information on the interwebs. So I thought I’d write up a bit more on it. It’s a bit longer and heavier than usual. But bear with me.

How to Spot and Support your Spouse through Depression

You're reading How to Spot and Support your Spouse through Depression, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. John* had seemed less like himself lately, and his wife Celeste* had started to notice. He laughed less, and when he was at home all he wanted to do was sleep.

Sponsored Post: Spring organizing and everyday products from Staples

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. The following is a sponsored post from Staples. As regular readers know, we don’t often do sponsored posts (our most recent was in 2013).

5 Motivators to Keep You Working Toward Your Dreams

You're reading 5 Motivators to Keep You Working Toward Your Dreams, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Do you have a dream that has been with you for years? If so, what have you done recently to work toward it?

IKEA LACK table with height extension

Here is my hacked IKEA LACK table.

The Downward & Upward Spiral of Health & Productivity

By Leo Babauta The bad news about health and productivity habits is that if you start to slip up, things can slowly spiral downward. If you are tired, you can’t focus on your important work, you don’t make time for exercise or cooking healthy food, so you grab some fast food, you veg out in front of the TV.