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Get Rich Slowly

By J.D. Roth

30 Ways To Revive The Spontaneous Happiness You’ve Longed For Since Childhood

Do you ever find yourself searching for happiness? You search, you make a forced effort, and still…you find it difficult to fill that void in your life. Perhaps you’re relying on a future that you feel might warrant this spontaneous happiness, or you’re seeking to acquire it from someone who your think has the power in them to just inject a jolt of joy back into your life. It see

Finding Joy and Purpose in Our Work Life

Years ago I had the privilege of working alongside a glorious woman. Down to her core she believed in the power of joy. Her infectious laughter produced smiles instantly.  She possessed a flair for the written word with all her emails being thoughtfully crafted. Everyone she spoke to was put at ease with her gentle manner.

How to Pick a Lock: Pin Tumbler Locks

Back in October I had the pleasure of attending the ITS Tactical Muster, during which I learned several awesome manly skills. My favorite tutorial was on lock picking. Going into the lock picking session at the Muster, I assumed that it would be really hard to do and would take hours of practice to figure out.

$3 Tuts+ Courses this Cyber Monday

This Cyber Monday (December 1st) we're reducing the prices of all individual Tuts+ Courses to just $3 (normally $15)!

Tell Us What You Think & Win Prizes: Tuts+ Annual Survey 2014

It’s back! The Tuts+ annual survey for 2014 is here and we want to know what you think. In having your say you could also win from a fantastic prize pool worth a total of more than $20,000! Plus there’s a special offer from Shopify and New Relic for everyone that completes the survey.This is your opportunity to tell us what you like, dislike and love about Tuts+.

Some Surprising Observations About How to Fight Clutter.

One of the things about happiness that continually surprises me is the degree to which, for most people, outer order contributes to inner calm, and inner self-command. In the context of a happy life, a crowded coat closet or an overflowing in-box is trivial, and yet such things weigh us down more than they should. That’s why I follow habits like making my bed and the one-minute rule, and why

Cost-Cutting Tips for Thanksgiving Dinner

Keep things simple but delicious and you’ll host an affordable, memorable Thanksgiving feast. Photo: vxla You may have recently mastered the art of budget-conscious grocery shopping, but preparing for Thanksgiving dinner is a whole other ballgame.

Don’t Forget to Register for Free Money Next Saturday

Link: Register for $30 AmEx Credits If you’re in the U.S., don’t forget to register for free money “Small Business Saturday.” A few years ago, American Express created a new fake holiday to honor small business owners.

Writer as Coder: The Iterative Way to Write a Book

By Leo Babauta The traditional way of writing a book is like the old Microsoft model of developing software: you write it in isolation for a year or two, and then put it out as a fully-formed product. The problem with that method is that it’s never been tested in the real world.

Best Debt Consolidation Loans for 2014

When you’ve fallen behind on your payments, it can feel like there’s nowhere to turn. One potential option to get organized and streamline your bills is debt consolidation. Debt consolidation lets you roll several debts into one loan with a lower interest rate and longer payment term.

White and black crochet chairs

Materials: Roger chair and Lenda white fabric We have updated some old Roger chairs from ikea. We changed the fabric. We choosed Lenda white fabric from Ikea. We painted the chairs in white colour. We gave them a simple, modern twist with thick black crochet.

Notes from Traveling Millennials: On the Road with Bud and Eva Simpson

This is a travel hacking case study. (Read others or nominate yourself.) When you’re young, it feels easy to appease your inner wanderlust by saying, “I’ll travel later in life.” Twenty-somethings Bud and Eva Simpson decided they didn’t want to live this way—and have spent the last year helping young adults learn to travel smart. Tell us about yourselves.

Dokument paper holder gets high-rise hack

Thirty years ago technology pundits pontificated about the imminent development of the “paperless office”, but it sure hasn’t arrived at my house yet.   So I always need something that can organize and store the paper documents that still seem to accumulate on my desk like utility bills, parking summons, IKEA receipts, etc.

A year ago on Unclutterer

2013 2013 Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Utilitarian unitaskers as gifts Here at Unclutterer, we make weekly jokes about unitaskers — items with only one purpose and very little utility tied to that purpose. However, there are useful unitaskers, single-purpose items with high utility, that can make great gifts for the right people.

The Parable of the Whopper: The Big Impact of a Little Treat

When I was a college student, I lived for about a year with a few other people in a shared apartment.