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By Chanpory Rith

Ikea for music!

Materials: Expedit, Lack, Antonius etc Description: I was long looking for a suitable solution for my growing music homestudio. I never found one that really fitted my needs...so i decided to make one myself! I bought 2 EXPEDIT shelv units, 3 short LACK wall shelves, 2 inserts with drawers and 2 inserts with a door.

Super-sized spice rack

Materials: Blanken bath rack, Grundtal S-hooks Description: I turned a Blanken bath rack into a great kitchen spice rack. Why do this? Because I have a lot of spices and all the normal spice racks are just too small. The Blanken rack on the other hand is nearly 70cm long and 2 jars deep. It is also very light, so may easily be hung under my cupboards, and is also very cheap.

Separating Your Goals and Choices from Other People

Winners compare their achievements with their goals, while losers compare their achievements with those of other people. - Nido Qubein I spent the first twenty five years of my life mostly pushing forward on goals created by other people. When I was in school, I was told that grades were the only thing that mattered.

You Are Self Employed

Did you know that a single two-second distraction can cost you 15 minutes of your day? When your concentration is interrupted, it takes up to 15 minutes to get your focus back. Our ambient sounds help reduce the amount of noise distractions in your workplace.

8 Tips for Handling Mail (the Old-Fashioned Kind) More Efficiently.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: 8 tips for handling mail more efficiently. Last week, I posted 5 realistic tips for using email more efficiently, but ye olde paper post continues to deliver a large stack to my door, too.

Unitasker Wednesday: Tu-Go Travel Coffee Cup Holder

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! A decade ago, I might have looked at the Tu-Go Travel Coffee Cup Holder and not considered it for our weekly unitasker feature.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 Uncluttered packaging We’re always on the lookout for great, uncluttered design, and the Hangerpack caught our attention. Not getting things done? Try WSD WSD = Find something to write on. Find something to write with. Finally, and most importantly, WRITE STUFF DOWN. Hinge hooks Recently, I learned about these simple hooks that fit over the pins of door hinges.

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: David Cameron Edition

I tend to follow the politics of the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Great Britain very closely (I’m kind of a political junkie). So, in that spirit, I truly wish David Cameron the best of luck as the new prime minister of Great Britain. The people have spoken and it was time for Labour to go.

How to Write Great Copy for the Web: eBook Review

You’ve got a problem. What has started out as a straight forward design and development job has hit a sudden snag. While the client originally promised to take care of all their content, they’ve come to realize that it is actually pretty hard to write about their services.

Leo Babauta Reveals How To Pay Your Bills Blogging

When I first started blogging, Leo Babauta’s Zen Habits blog was about a year old. I remember stumbling upon it and being drawn in not only by the quality of his content, but the way I saw him building his readership and his business.

Project silent cube

Materials: Expedit Description: Pictures says it all. See more here. ~ Paul Driveklepp, Oslo, Norway

Parting with sentimental clutter

In the first few chapters of the book Stuff, which I reviewed on Monday, the authors talk in detail about sentimental clutter.

The Snowball: How Compounding Affects Money, Knowledge, and Life

This is a guest post from Robert Brokamp of The Motley Fool. Robert is a Certified Financial Planner and the adviser for The Motley Fool’s Rule Your Retirement service. He contributes one new article to Get Rich Slowly every two weeks. Happy anniversary to…well, all of us, I guess. This post marks my one-year (and five days) anniversary of being a contributor to Get Rich Slowly.

The Difference: Living Well vs. Doing Well

(Credit: h.koppdelaney) “From all your herds, a cup or two of milk, From all your granaries, a loaf of bread, In all your palace, only half a bed: Can man use more?

The Ulitmate Mediation Guide: 5 Ways To Empower Your Meditation Practice

Let’s take a close look at how you can get the most out of your meditation practice. If you’re new to meditation, I suggest you read the informative post, “Powerful Reasons To Meditate And How To Get Started.” Selecting A Meditation Technique It’s essential to use a meditation technique that feels right and flows naturally.