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Get Rich Slowly

By J.D. Roth

Video -- Get a Quick Boost of Happiness: JUMP.

Video: Jump! 2010 Happiness Challenge: For those of you following the 2010 Happiness Project Challenge, to make 2010 a happier year – and even if you haven’t officially signed up for the challenge -- this month's theme is Attitude, and last week’s resolution was to Sing in the morning. Did you try to follow that resolution? Did it help to boost your happiness?

Turn Jonisk table lamp into pendant

Materials: Jonisk table lamp, drill, scissors, wire stripper, screwdriver Description: Open the lamp by screwing off the bottom plate Cut off the wire close to the dimmer Remove the wire from the hole on the side Drill a hole right in the middle of the aluminum bottom plate (drill bit nr.

Lip Service: What We Say Versus What We Do

Charities. Our family commitments. Our work commitments. Our political beliefs. Our spending choices.

You’re Making Yourself Fat, Not Happy: Here’s How to Dump Your Artificial Lover

Do you know what’s best about a salty bowl of chips, queso and a yummy margarita? They never tell you no, they won’t leave you and, honestly, they don’t care if you’re fat. But what do THEY do for YOU?

What to do with clothes you’ve worn once but want to wear again?

Back on November 3, there was a fun comment thread on Reddit discussing “Where the h*ll do you put clothes you’ve already worn but plan on wearing again??” Many of the commenters agreed that they use: ks50: the floor. DJgiantboydetective: my system is even more involved.

How to Harness the Power of Momentum

‘It’s like the wind at my back, the sun in my face. It’s like running down a grass-covered hill.’ ~Leo Babauta Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Katie Tallo of Momentum Gathering. It can carry you like a strong current carries a fallen leaf. It can ground you like an early morning walk through the woods.

Making It All Work – Getting Perspective

This is the eleventh entry in a twenty part series discussing the wonderful time and priority management book Making It All Work by David Allen.

15 Ways to Winterize Your Home

This post is brought to you by Goodyear. Click here to learn more about Winter Reactive Technology from Goodyear. What is this? We had our first freeze here in Oklahoma last week, a sign that winter will soon be upon us. Granted, winters aren’t too bad here in Tulsa, but there are always stretches of frigid cold during the season.

The Pros and Cons of Being a Subcontractor

Photo credit: Jenah Crump Photography on Flickr Previous blog posts have extolled the time-saving benefits of subcontracting. Sure, if you’re the person subcontracting work, it can help boost your income, keep clients happy, and prevent from you turning away new work even when you’re busy.

Range-oven-dishwasher: A perfect unit for a small space

The post “Space Saving Appliances in Paris” on Apartment Therapy has been taking up room in my thoughts for the past month. Specifically, I can’t stop thinking about the range-oven-dishwasher unit pictured in the article. Unfortunately, the post didn’t include any links to such a device, so I finally broke down and took to relentless searching on the internet.

I was a rockstar, hanging guitar

Materials: Baren, bathroom hangers Description: Unfortunately I stopped playing my guitar a few years ago, but I could not see it in a corner, so I thought I'd hang it on the wall. I used four hangers from bathroom elements that have the same thickness of the guitar - 5/6cm. ~ Paolo Campinoti, Italy

The Coming of the Shopocalypse

This post is from staff writer April Dykman. Brace yourselves — the Christmas-shopping season is upon us. In fact, it’s been upon us since October at least, when I saw an early-bird Christmas shopper guide for the “it” gifts in 2010.

6 Useful Steps To Tackle Procrastination

Is there something you're procrastinating in your life now? For example, Finishing your work Getting a new job you're passionate about Looking for your soul mate Losing weight Starting a businessProcrastination is one of the biggest time wasters in life. When we procrastinate, we waste away valuable free time and put off important tasks we should be doing until it’s too late.

How to Rock Your Mornings (Every Day)

You’ve had days which got off to a fantastic start. You were focused, alert, energetic, and you stormed through a ton of work. By lunch time, you were feeling great: motivated to carry on and make great gains in the afternoon too. I’m guessing, though, that you sometimes have days which don’t go quite so well.

Three Sheets to the Wind: Nautical Slang in Common Usage

The spoken word is an extraordinary thing. Each language and its intricacies are in a constant state of flux, with words and phrases falling in and out of common usage. As such, we often adopt words and phrases we have heard used without ever considering their original meaning.