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By Jules

Zoikes, We Got a Dog! Welcome, Barnaby.

Big news! My family got a dog today. Listeners of the Happier with Gretchen Rubin podcast heard me discuss my inner debate with my sister Elizabeth, about whether or not to get a dog. (Listen here.) And then I talked about why I decided — yes, let’s get a dog!

Break These 4 Rules To Create Happiness

  Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions. - Dalai Lama You've heard the saying before.... Rules are made to be broken, right?

Podcast #136: Boys Adrift With Dr. Leonard Sax

During the past 10 years or so, there’s been an uptick in the number of books and newspaper articles about how young men today are floundering. Fewer young men are going to college than in years past, and of those that do go, fewer of them are graduating.

IKEA TRYSIL Dresser Makeover inspired by One Kings Lane Campaign dresser

IKEA items used: TRYSIL Dresser What’s better than Ikea TRYSIL dresser when you are looking for a wide dresser? I was looking for a wide dresser to be used as a night stand in the guest bedroom.

What to do with an old toothbrush

Over the course of your life, you’ll buy things that are meant to last, like a home, and others that are frequently replaced, like the humble toothbrush. Speaking of the toothbrush, dentists recommend replacing your toothbrush every three months. If you adopt that schedule, four of your toothbrushes will hit landfills every year.

Overcome Your Fear of Making a Presentation

In almost every role in business there will come a time when you will need to make a presentation – but many of us fear that day. Yet being able to make a great presentation is one of the best ways of improving your career prospects.

KURA castle bunk bed

From a simple Kura to a castle bunk bed with a play nook adding some plywood and a plywood platform for the second bed. It even has a secret ball pit. All is completed by Ribba picture ledges hacked into clouds. See more of the KURA castle bunk bed. The post KURA castle bunk bed appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

How to optimize your resument for employment gaps

This article is by staff writer Lisa Aberle. Are you currently taking a hiatus from paid employment? Maybe you want to stay home with your kids until they’re in school. Maybe you haven’t been able to find another job after a layoff. Maybe you had some savings and took a mini-retirement. Or maybe you just wanted a break.

10 Things High Achievers Do Differently

Are you a high achiever? High Achievers spot rich opportunities swiftly, make big decisions quickly and move into action immediately” Robert Schuller   The Road to Success encounters roadblocks it’s normal. A barrier to ordinary people can be devastating but to High achievers like myself it’s just another day at the office. High achievers act, think and work differently.

How Not to Do It All

By Leo Babauta We all want to do so much: take on every request that people email us, complete our neverending list of tasks and projects, help everyone, travel everywhere, learn a ton of new skills, read every book and watch every good film, be the perfect partner and parent and friend … And yet, we can’t possibly do it all. There isn’t enough time in the day, nor do we have the

“The Iceman,” Wim Hof

“Breath, motherfucker.” – Wim Hof Wim Hof (@Iceman_Hof) is a Dutch world record holder, adventurer and daredevil, commonly nicknamed “The Iceman” for his ability to withstand extreme cold. He is the creator of the Wim Hof Method and holds more than 20 world records. Wim is an outlier of outliers, as he routinely asks scientists to scrutinize and validate his feats.

SAMLA Compact Kiddie Play Stove

IKEA items used: - Samla 11 litre black box & Lid x 1 - Small Losjon hanger x 3 - LÄMPLIG pot stand x 2 A very simple hack. Use a hot glue gun to secure the pot stands to the top of the SAMLA lids. It should fit 2 side by side. Remove the back portion (white) of the LOSJON hangers. Glue the coloured hangers to the side of the SAMLA box. Voila!

D Digest: Manifestation tips, best things I’ve done for my bod’ and life, and my very cool new Day Planner COLLECTION. August Ro

The problem with manifestation techniques and what that psychic told you. (Plus 9 principles for predicting and manifesting.) The problem with a lot of prediction & manifestation techniques is that we tend to forget that other humans are involved in our manifesting. And we can’t control other humans — as much as we’d LOVVVE to. Put your soul on the agenda.

A Freelancer’s Guide to Getting Paid on Time

As freelancers, of course, we love our work, but we also love to get paid for it.Getting paid on time can be a problem, however. In a survey conducted in the U.S. by Freelancers Union, 77% of members said they’d had problems being paid for their work.So in this tutorial I’ll give you some strategies you can use to get paid more quickly.

LACK TV unit into bookshelf bench

Materials: Used lack TV stand (90x26cm, £9), and 2 x Gurli vision covers in green (50x50cm, £2 each) and an Inner cushion pad (50×50, £1.50). Plus some ‘sew and stick’ Velcro and scrap fabric. Total £14.50 Instructions: Assemble the TV bench, but when it comes to banging the placement for the screws for the shelf, don’t use the guide in the instructions.