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Soul Shelter

By Tim Clark and Mark Cunningham

Do You Find It Hard To Imagine That an Important Place Continues, After You Leave?

“I didn’t entirely like this glossy new surface, because it made the school look like a museum, and that’s exactly what it was to me, and what I did not want it to be.

18 Things I Learned In My First 18 Months of Entrepreneurship

This month is the 18 month anniversary of my website and blog. In September of 2013 I finally launched what I had always dreamed of: my online wellness business. Coming from Corporate America, this was a scary thing. I used to keep a Mark Twain quote up in my cubicle.

BESTA Dog Sanctuary

Materials: BESTÅ TV Unit with steel chrome-plated underframe Our dog, Maggie has always slept in a dog crate in our bedroom. After recently moving into a new home, we saw that the old, worn-out crate was taking up too much room, and decided that it was time for a new solution. Maggie likes the comfort and security of a crate, and has always refused to use only a pillow or dog bed.

FANTASTISK Napkin Paper Flowers

My mum purchased some packs of IKEA Fantastisk napkins last week and she decided to make some paper flowers for the Holy Day in my village. All you need is: - One or more packs of Ikea Fantastisk - Some wood skewers; one for each flower - Some iron wire Step 1 Cut the napkin in three parts and fold it like an accordion. Step 2 Fold the napkin in half and fix it with the wire to the skewer. Step 3

One definition of project clutter

According to the 2007 article “Measuring Visual Clutter,” in the medical Journal of Vision, “clutter is the state in which excess items, or their representation or organization, lead to a degradation of performance at some task.” This definition implies that clutter depends on a task being performed and is strongly tied to messes made while working on a project.

What Your Testicles Say About You

Our bodies tell us much about who we are, and ain’t nothing more integral to a man than his family jewels. What may surprise you is that a man’s testicles also say a lot about women. You see, a tool is made to do something but is designed as it is because of the environment it operates in. Wheels tell us not only about cars but also about roads.

One Log Cabin and 800 Yoga Mats: Some Unconventional Tax Deductions from My Life in 2014

I’ve been working on my tax return this week, which is complicated for a lot of reasons. First, I run several different businesses which all have their own set of accounting. WDS, our annual gathering, has its own legal structure, including a foundation that is completely separate from all my other projects.

Prettify my EIVOR curtains and PAX wardrobe

Materials: EIVOR curtains I added custom applications to my EIVOR curtain. Transfer desired shapes onto the iron-on film. Cut out and iron the shapes onto the curtain. Lastly, sew with a zigzag stitch-level. Have fun! See more photos.    I also made homemade cabinet decals from fabric and glue for my PAX wardrobe. Cut out desired shapes and paste as needed.

What Business Intelligence Systems Can Do for Your Small Business

In a recent tutorial we looked at the benefits of big data for small businesses. But even if your firm doesn’t handle that volume of data, you can still benefit from an analytical approach.Like big data, business intelligence systems were once the preserve of large companies with lavish IT budgets.

10 money mistakes to avoid in your 20s

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. (This article was based on Suba Iyer’s article that originally appeared on FiveCentNickel.com.) Your 20s are filled with milestones and life-changing experiences. It’s a time when the things you learn start to become habits and when financial decisions can either lead you to great success or become a problem for you in the future.

7 Tips for More Confidence

At the age of 12, after a rigorous audition and interview process, I was accepted into a local art school.

The 5 Popular Habits of Happy and Successful People

Does your life flow effortlessly, or do you find yourself in an overwhelming mess thinking “There aren’t enough hours in the day!” on a daily basis? Is your happiness and fulfillment a constant, or does it appear to wax and wane like the phases of the moon? How many of these habits do you share in common with people who are instead experiencing both happiness and success on a daily basis

A What’s Hot / What’s Not list for your business or career

If you want to get awesome results, you’ve got to get real about what’s currently not-so-awesome. In the Desire Map process you begin by going through a gratitude exercise, followed by a dissatisfaction review. It’s the whole picture, with a ton of love and no-sugar coating. In our business, we just started doing a What’s Hot/What’s Not check-in.

Revealed! Book Club Choices for March

Because nothing boosts happiness more than a great book, each month, I suggest: · one outstanding book about happiness or habits · one outstanding work of children’s or young-adult literature–I have a crazy passion for kidlit · one eccentric pick–a widely admired and excellent book that I love, yes, but one that may not appeal to everyone Shop at the wonderful Brooklyn indie WORD, BN.com,