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No Impact Man

By Colin Beavan

7 Exercise and Fitness Beliefs You Need to Overcome

The reality is that even if you have a healthy diet, you need to keep fit because the human body was NOT designed to be sedentary.

Dishy jewelry plate

Here's a pretty little thing from Karen. "I wanted to share this hack because it's so easy to do and inexpensive as well. I have tons of jewelry and was looking for a simple, pretty way to organize them. This really easy hack consists of a white porcelain 365+ series Drom side plate ($3.99) and the Neglinge candle holder (just 49 cents!).

My White Hot Truth

I had so much fun doing this interview with WhiteHotTruth’s Danielle LaPorte, I figured I’d share a smidge with you here… 3. What was the dumbest thing that you used to believe in? Conventional wisdom.

Buy Needful Things.

I’m working on my Happiness Project, and you could have one, too! Everyone’s project will look different, but it’s the rare person who can’t benefit. Join in -- no need to catch up, just jump in right now. Each Friday’s post will help you think about your own happiness project. I’m an under-buyer (as opposed to an over-buyer).

Ask Unclutterer: Is cozy a euphemism for cluttered?

Reader Beth submitted the following to Ask Unclutterer: Can a “cozy” space be uncluttered without being just a synonym for comfortable?

Still Searching for Your Passion? Let's Find it Once and For All

"Just follow your passion. "This is the oft-repeated advice that brings blank stares and cries of fear to just about everyone. The most typical response is something like, "Passion, I have no idea what my passion is! How do I find it?!"There are plenty of suggestions out there about how to find your passion, but they always seem to leave you hanging with a thread of doubt.

Why It’s Worth Your Time to Meet Your Financial Advisors

A few weeks ago, my wife and I planned a meeting with a financial advisor that was the representative for her 403(b) plan.

Protect Your Intellectual Property: Myows Review

Everyone hates it when their work gets blatantly ripped off. Although it’s one thing to look to others for inspiration, it’s a completely different story when ideas get stolen lock, stock and barrel.So what recourse are you left with when you find your intellectual property stolen? Your first reaction may drift towards baseball bat justice.

Workspace of the Week: Honoring Mementos

This week’s Workspace of the Week is fun9us’s fun work room: This workspace is a great example of how to honor one’s mementos. fun9us features his collection of Japanese toys as the focal point for a fun and inspiring workspace. The collection is well organized, contained, and creates an inspiring work environment. Want to have your own workspace featured in Workspace of the Week?

Ask the Readers: Life After a Maxed-Out IRA?

It’s been a long time since we had an Ask the Readers around here. Time to remedy that situation! Jeff recently wrote with a question about saving. The lucky dog has saved so much that he doesn’t know what to do next! Two years ago I started getting smart about my finances and in the time since, I’ve been able to put away enough money to max out my Roth IRA.

The First Time Online – Enjoy While You Can

Most of you have never seen this. I really hope you enjoy it. In other breaking news: I need only 120 more Amazon reviews to pass 1,000 and beat The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell, a dream I’ve had since 2007! If you haven’t left a short review for 4HWW on Amazon, please take 30 seconds and help me here!

Become a Human Lie Detector: How to Sniff Out a Liar

Have you ever been burned by somebody because they told you an outright lie?

Trimming the Average Budget: Home Energy Costs

This is part of an ongoing series about how to trim the budget of the average American. As this series focuses on such broad-based tips, some will work for you and some will not.

Why Choosing Happiness Will Dramatically Change All Aspects of Your Life

“Most people are about as happy as they make up their minds to be.” ~ Abraham Lincoln As humans, we have one very great ability, which is the one thing that sets us apart from the rest of the animals in the animal kingdom: “free will” and the ability to make choices about everything we do.We have the ability to makes choices every second of every day if our lives.

New Year’s Resolutions

New year’s resolutions have a bad name.  They have become somewhat synonymous with “making promises you don’t intend to keep” and “setting unrealistic expectations.  Resolutions can be a very helpful tool, but you have to approach them in a smart way. 1.