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By J.D. Roth

9 Must-Do’s To Keep More Of What You Make

It’s common to want to look the other way when we’re faced with dealing with our finances. It’s not a very exciting task for most people. And some people are outright scared to look at their finances, afraid they’ll discover a mess. But today I want to challenge you to dive right in there and make some progress.

Exercises for Gentlemen Giveaway

“Study the lives of the men who have left their mark in the history of the world, and, though they may differ in many respects, you will find that they were mostly alike in possessing a certain firmness of muscular texture, and the ability to endure severe strain, physical and mental.” -Exercises for Gentlemen Something I enjoy doing is browsing through old books about things like etiquette a

The Art of Manliness Podcast #22: Raising Cain With Dr. Michael Thompson

Share Welcome back to another edition of The Art of Manliness Podcast! Statistics show that American boys are in trouble. They’re more likely to have depression, abuse alcohol and drugs, and perform poorly in school. What can we do to help these troubled boys? To get some answers we talk to Dr. Michael Thompson, author of the book Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Lives of Boys. Dr.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 35 luxury notebooks to organize your life If you’re a traditional pen and paper notebook aficionado, then this exhaustive list of notebooks will get you headed in the right direction. Unitasker Wednesday: Spin the Bottle Game The Electronic Spin the Bottle Game isn’t your parents’ empty bottle. Dusting tips If you struggle with dust, learn how to keep it under control. DIY

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Gold as a “Hedge” Against Devastation

Shaun writes in: You need to be telling your readers to invest in gold because the dollar is about to become worthless. I wrote about this idea a year and a half ago.

Are You Becoming An Idiot?

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Book review: Stuff

Hoarding specialists Randy Frost and Gail Steketee recently published Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things that explores the psychological world of hoarding.

The Making of Uncharted

"No one is just a manager." An in-depth look at video game design co. Naughty Dog's creative process.

Here's an Idea: Light Bulbs Make Us Better Thinkers

Maybe "aha" moments aren't an exaggeration? Study shows that being around bare light bulbs make us smarter workers.

A "Little Thing" (Very Little) That Makes Me Happy: the Gift Bag.

Samuel Johnson wrote, “It is by studying little things that we attain the great art of having as little misery, and as much happiness as possible," and I’m often struck by how much happiness I get from small, seemingly trivial aspects of my life. Solving a nagging problem, even a very insignificant one, can bring me a sizable boost.

7 Harsh Truths that Will Improve Your Health

Raise your hand if you desire to live a healthier and happier life. Fantastic! Now hands down.I'm glad you recognize how integral good health is in designing a fulfilling, successful, and euphoric life. You realize that money isn't enough. You see the bigger picture - that a life of true "wealth" requires genuine happiness, peace-of-mind, dream-fulfillment, and more.

The Billy-Marshall-Amp hack

Materials: BILLY Bookcase (Width: 31 1/2 ", Height: 41 3/4 ") in black-brown Description: I'm Jan from Germany, aged 27 and I want to show you my Ikea Billy bookcase hack. I made it out of a wooden frame (bought it an online art-shop), some screws, a marshall amp covering and a marshall logo from a webstore. The wooden frame has to be the size of the front of the billy.

Freelance Freedom #155

Push Off: Taking Back Your Digital Life

When I got my first Blackberry, the first thing I did was disable the message that said, “sent from my Blackberry.” Because, waaay back then, most phones didn’t do email. There was no expectation of 24/7 reachability, unless someone had your phone number.

Reader Mailbag: Travel

Did you know that ten hours of road travel with a four year old, a two year old, and a newborn is a really bad idea? I have just signed a loan modification for my (large) mortgage. They fortunately gave me a starting payment at 2% for the first 5 years. I have been able to pay up ALL of my bills (no credit cards or outstanding debt) and have $2000.00 in savings.