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LACK side table to shelf hack

Materials: 4 LACK side tables, a broomstick Description: During remodelling I was in need of a shelf to be placed beside my bed. It should hold my alarm clock, the entertainment center and some other stuff. Not finding anthing I like and not wanting to spend money into something I dislike I almost left IKEA empty handed.

Uncluttering method: Tackling the most annoying thing first

The question I am asked the most is: “Where should I start uncluttering?” I typically respond to this question with the standard “start small” response — a drawer, a purse, a pocket of a coat.

Cheap Solutions: Closet Organization

This post is from staff writer April Dykman. An organized closet is a practical thing to have. It saves you time in the morning, since you don’t have to dig through a sea of shoes for a sole mate. It can save you money, as well. I know I’m guilty of buying something without realizing I already owned something similar. But a major closet overhaul can be pricey.

Goodbye New Year’s Resolutions, Hello Monthly Habits

If you’re like most people, you don’t even think about making New Year’s resolutions anymore. It’s just too depressing to feel like a failure when you can’t stay on that diet, or continue that exercise program. Maybe you’re motivated for the first week or two, but then there’s the Superbowl party when you blow it by pigging out on nachos and beer.

Lab Rat: Do Your "Most Important Task" First?

Matching our most focused time with our hardest task makes sense, yet most of us do the opposite. We experiment with the “Most Important Task” first approach.

Difficult Questions We Face in Creating a Happy Life.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or Quiz Day, or List Day. This Wednesday: Difficult questions we face in creating a happy life. As I think about happiness, and talk to people about their own happiness challenges, certain issues come up over and over.

GRS Housekeeping: Comments, Follow-Ups, and Tweetchats

It’s a busy week for me. I’ve been writing and editing like mad, trying to prepare for my upcoming trip to South Africa. Things are going well, but there’s still lots more work to do. In the meantime, I realized there are a handful of housekeeping points I need to mention: I’ve changed how I’m responding to comments.

Be a Man. Read a Poem.

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Ty Karnitz. Poetry. The word spawns images of dark coffee houses, bongos, berets, women with black hair and clothes, and feelings best kept private. The word has a stigma on it these days. Poetry is for angst filled teens and Hallmark cards. Today, poetry seems to be the antithesis of manly. But it wasn’t always so.

The Lifestyle You Want

For the first time in quite a while, I was watching a live program on television, meaning I couldn’t just skip the commercial breaks if I so chose.

Wide Standing Desk

Materials: Vika Byske Legs (5), Capita Bracket (2 packs), Lack shelf, Franklin 29' Barstool, Vika Amon Table Top Description: I was just poking around one evening and I came across the motorized standing (adjustable height) desk for around $600. I knew about standing desks but I had no idea how beneficial they could be. I really wanted one but not a small desk for $600.

Unitasker Wednesday: Tea-Boy Penguin Tea Timer

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! This just may be the cutest, most precious unitasker ever! Introducing the Tea-Boy Penguin Tea Timer: It’s so cute, I am actually reticent to poke fun at it. So, let me encourage you to have fun with this $30 device in the comments.

Tim Ferriss on tolerable mediocrity, false idols, diversifying your identity, and the advice he gives startups

“For me, the objective has always been: How do you improve per-hour output to the greatest extent possible? And how do you concurrently design the lifestyle that you want to have? Because I do believe that life is intended to be enjoyed. For many people, they love what they do, but they don’t want to do it 80 hours a week.

A comfy Noresund bed head

Materials: Noresund Bed and Bomull Curtains Description: I have a Noresund Bed an I was tired always of having lots of pillows and quilts for my back, so I can read in bed without hurting my head on the metal frame. The wood is fixed on the metal frame by cable connectors. Then I measured the size for the eight pieces and cut the foam rubber in their size.

A Horse Saved My Life Last Night (And Can Save Yours Too!)

I saw Secretariat last night. Believe it or not, the movie saved my life. It could save yours too, but only if you keep reading. The love of my life, my horse Payday, physically broke me more than once in 2006, with one accident so severe it left me nearly paralyzed. Though we’d taken Ohio by storm the prior year, placing third in the state with a rookie rider and a horse that

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Sick Boy Edition

Thanks to many of you who wrote to me expressing well wishes for our infant son. He’s doing much better today. On Monday, he was very lethargic and didn’t want to do anything but cuddle with me. On Tuesday, he acted normal when he wasn’t sleeping, but he slept a lot. Today, he’s acting pretty much normal, except very hungry.