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Overcome Resistance and Get Out of Your Own Way

Be stubborn, have faith, and follow your passion - but most of all, DO THE WORK. An excerpt from the new book by Steven Pressfield, author of The War of Art.

Do The Work – Review and Free Book

Steven Pressfield is  the author of a number of  books including The Legend of Bagger Vance and War of Art.

Instead of Thinking About What You Don’t Have, Think About What You Do Have

About a week ago, I answered a question from Ashley that’s really stuck in my head since then. Here’s the question and answer: Growing up, I was not pretty spoiled, materially speaking, and was never taught to manage money. This led to bad spending habits in adulthood, and a divorce caused me to have to settle with my credit card companies because my debt was huge.

Rebalancing in Real Life

Earlier today, Robert Brokamp wrote about the importance of rebalancing your investment portfolio.

Malm Changing Table

Materials: Malm dresser, wood boards, screws and glue Description: Malm dresser can be used as a standard changing table and later as a normal chest. With 1m a perfect height to work (baby wrap) and with extra high side panels. Malm with increased support for standard changing pads.

8 Reasons Why Waiting in Line Drives Us Crazy.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day, or List Day, or Quiz Day. This Wednesday: 8 reasons why waiting in line drives us crazy. I'm a very impatient person, and standing in a slow-moving line is one of those very small, maddening aspects of life that drives me crazy.

Sideboard 320 cm

Materials: Faktum/Abstrakt ~ philipp petersen

A Simple Fitness Plan for Travelers

‘A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise.’ ~A.A.

Unitasker Wednesday: Pizza Saver plastic bags

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 week’s unitasker is the Pizza Saver plastic bag: As far as I can tell, this may be the perfect unitasker. It has a picture of a slice of pizza on the front of it, so you likely wouldn’t use it for other triangle-shaped food objects.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2010 Simply-designed outboard DAC improves computer audio qualityThe NuForce ?DAC gives you affordable high-end computer audio in a compact and simple package. 2009 Chalk it up!Chalkboards to keep you on track with your goals. 2008 Simple charging stationThe Driinn Mobile Phone Holder is a small, reasonably priced, sleek, charging station. Like this site?

If Buddha Was CEO: The Four Immeasurables in Business

The ring is my wedding band.Simple sterling silver with four words etched around the outside in the oldest known language, Sanskrit.What are the words? The four immeasurables from Buddhism—Loving-kindness, Compassion, Appreciative Joy and Equanimity.I think about them a lot, each serves as a constant reminder of how I strive to live in the world.

Ready, set, work!

Three easy tips to help your productivity at work each morning: Prepare everything on your desk before you leave work the previous night so your desk is ready for your work first thing the next morning. Have all the materials you need set and ready to go. Avoid the break room.

Kitchen Fundamentals: Basic Knife Skills

1 Onion, diced 2 Tomatoes, roughly chopped 1 Jalapeno, finely diced 2 Cloves Garlic, minced As someone who writes recipes for a living, it’s my job to make cooking easy and enjoyable for others. I suppose my “job satisfaction” comes when people tell me that a recipe of mine turned out to be one of their favorite meals.

5 Ideas for Choosing Your Home Office Equipment Setup

Credit: Jeremy Levine on Flickr Now that you’ve made the decision to become a fulltime, stay-at-home freelancer, it’s time to start thinking of ways to outfit your home office.  There are a few things to consider when choosing home office equipment – form and function being part of it, but personality is important, too.

Rebalancing Your Investment Portfolio

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 also has a newly reinvigorated blog, and you can have your day interrupted once or twice by his Twittering. Robert contributes one new article to Get Rich Slowly every two weeks. How would you like $4,290,387?