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By The FLS Team

Marketing Heresy: Own Your Crazy

Yoga, schmoga! There are a million great studios in NYC, so why would someone go to mine?That’s the question I asked when launching Sonic Yoga NYC back in November 2001. From the get-go, I knew we’d have to do things differently.

Finding Financial Benchmarks and Milestones

In last Wednesday’s link round-up, I pointed to an article over at Gen-Y Wealth in which RJ has listed 20 financial milestones you should reach in your twenties. “I like this list,” I wrote, “and I’d actually love to see similar lists for different age ranges.

Raw Foods For A Strong Brain

Eating healthy has always been an incredibly important aspect of keeping the body, and mind clean and healthy. Processed foods are the opposite of what foods are intended to do. While processed foods have little to no beneficial qualities due to being treated with a variety of harmful or at best, questionable chemicals.

"I have

"I have sought rest everywhere, and have found it nowhere, save in a little corner, with a little book." -- Thomas à Kempis That's one thing I plan to spend a lot of time doing this vacation -- reading. Never enough time to read! Back in a week. * If you've never seen my one-minute video, The Years Are Short, you might enjoy it.

Review: Financially Stupid People Are Everywhere

Every Sunday, The Simple Dollar reviews a personal finance book or other book of interest. The title of this book convinced me to pick it up at the library recently, but it was the introduction that caused me to actually take it home and give it a full read. The introduction, entitled “Life as a Sucker,” makes the case that society is stacked against individual financial success unless

Linkswitch #48: Estimates & Homemade Gifts

The Holiday Season Slow-Down: The Importance of “Making a List” As the holiday season begins, your freelance business may seem like its ending. There are two schools of thought about end of the year work: You either have a lot because the company is trying to use up its budget, or you don’t get much because most of your clients are out of money or too wrapped up in other things (includin

Refitting an attic room - storage and room divider

Materials: Pax and Bergsbo Description: Objectives : designing and planning our attic room with storage (many for Mrs !) and a little office zone.

Sleep Adjustment: Why the Early Bird Gets the Worm

I may not have been an early bird since birth, but after years of training myself to jump-start my day, my body naturally wants to get a move on as soon as it’s light outside. In fact, I’m now almost incapable of sleeping past 8 a.m.Some people may consider that a tragic flaw, but I enjoy getting up early.

Out With The Old, In With The New: Get in Touch

Throughout the month of December, The Simple Dollar is posting a daily series focusing on specific activities you can do right now to set the stage for a great 2011. Out with the old, in with the new. 19.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 Vigilante road unclutterersThe Washington Post reported last week that there are numerous vigilante unclutterers cleaning up Virginia roadways as a hobby. Unitasker Wednesday: Fingertip oven mittsThat’s right, fingertip-only oven mitts do not look safe in the least. I’m going to go out on a limb and say that they look unsafe. And, all you can do is grab a plate with them.

Reader Story: First Generation White Collar

This guest post from L. Marie Joseph, the Money Monk, is part of the “reader stories” feature at Get Rich Slowly. Some stories contain general advice; others are examples of how a GRS reader achieved financial success — or failure. These stories feature folks from all levels of financial maturity and with all sorts of incomes.

How To Have A Stree-Free Holiday

Let the gift shopping, wrapping and giving begin: the holidays are here! Soon everyone will be walking around, humming holiday tunes and acting jollier than usual. However, underneath it all, everyone will be STRESSING! The holidays are notorious for adding a large amount of stress during an already stressful time. When can you shop for gifts when you have to finish a report before New Years?

Coaxing Serendipity: How Casual Get-Togethers Drive Innovation

Social circles have played a key role in cultural movements from impressionism to beat poetry. A look at how and why informal get-togethers breed creativity.

Out With The Old, In With The New: Develop a Robust Filing System

Throughout the month of December, The Simple Dollar is posting a daily series focusing on specific activities you can do right now to set the stage for a great 2011. Out with the old, in with the new. 18. Develop a robust filing system. A few years ago, I had a nightmarish time filing my taxes.

The Minimalist Guide To Eating Well

You’ve been looking for ways to have more time and energy, right? Eating like a minimalist is a simple way of eating for a low maintenance life style. This choice will help you find balance, energy, and a new joy when preparing your food. Here are 8 ways to eat like a minimalist. Eliminate prep time.