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By Colin Beavan

Brand New: Get 50,000 Southwest Airlines Points with the Just-Announced “Plus” Card

Link: 50,000 Rapid Rewards Points (Brand New Offer) Out of the blue—we just heard yesterday—Southwest Airlines has introduced an all-new awards card, the Southwest Airlines Plus. This card offers a a 50,000 point bonus after a low $2,000 minimum spend.

Review of the S.P.A.C.E. program

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Tomorrow, January 14, is Organize Your Home Day. The first book I ever read about home organization was back in 1999 while I was pregnant for baby #2. The book was Organizing from the Inside Out by Julie Morgenstern.

Introducing the Social Briefing

In every age, and every culture around the world, part of achieving manhood required gaining competence in the skills that amassed resources for one’s tribe, enhanced personal status, and led to reproductive success. In primitive times, this set of skills largely fell into the “hard” category — abilities that allowed a man to hunt food and protect his kin. With the dawn of civilization, b

3 Ways to Climb a Rope

From those awkward days in early gym class to Marine trainees racing through obstacle courses, rope climbing is a time-honored practice of testing and building your physical fitness. At one time, rope climbing was even an Olympic event, pitting agile athletes from around the world to see who could race up their rope the quickest.

Stretch Godmorgan bathroom remodel

BEFORE AFTER! Willis gutted a 1970s bathroom and remodelled it using the GODMORGON bathroom cabinets, TÖRNVIKEN vessel sinks, SVENSKÄR faucets on top of a EKBACKEN countertop.

5 Little-Known Reasons Why a Simple Life is a Happy Life

I wonder what my parents were thinking the day I came home from college and said, “I want to put my education to work. I want to homestead!” There may have been a long pause — I can’t remember now — followed by some expertly crafted support rhetoric. I do remember, though, how that passion was sparked in what seemed like an instant.

How to Cultivate a Year of Mindfulness

By Leo Babauta In 2016, I practiced mindfulness more than I ever have before, after 10 years of sporadic practice. I meditated regularly, practiced with a local Zen group, did a great one-day sitting, went on a retreat, took courses, read books, practiced mindful eating and exercise, learned some great new practices, and taught several mindfulness courses. I learned a lot about how to cultivate a

How to Leverage Your Problems in Order to Become Happier

How is it that some people can go head to head against seemingly impossible odds, and still maintain a sense of balance and perspective? Do they know something we don’t? Or do they just think differently than we do?

What to Wear (and Avoid!) When Presenting On Camera

You know what they say: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” Image and appearance matter, especially for a visual medium like video.

How to Design a Life – Debbie Millman

“Hard decisions are only hard when you’re in the process of making them.” – Debbie Millman For some of you, this may be most important podcast episode you ever listen to. I don’t say that lightly. It has nothing to do with me and everything to do with my guest, who walks us through gripping stories, tactical details, humor, pain, and emotional redemption.

SORVETE PRONTO EM 5 MINUTOS (NO SAQUINHO!)

O sorvete mais rápido e prático que você já viu! Não precisa de nenhum utensílio especial, apenas dois saquinhos plásticos, gelo e sal! Você pode fazer do sabor que quiser… No vídeo, fiz de baunilha! Confira o passo a passo e bom verão! O post SORVETE PRONTO EM 5 MINUTOS (NO SAQUINHO!) apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

Podcast #269: The Forgotten History of Autism

In the past decade, autism has gotten more and more attention from the media and the wider culture. You probably know someone with autism or who has a child with autism. Yet despite the spotlight autism has gotten in recent years, several myths and misconceptions about it persist.

Uncluttering old computers and phones

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. I recently got rid of two old laptop computers and I’m very happy to have them gone. I had originally kept them to serve as backups if my current computer — an essential business tool — needed repairs and was unavailable to me for multiple days.

“I Really Dislike Traveling for Work…How Easily Travel Destroys What Makes Me Happy.”

Interview: Russ Laraway. I’m thrilled that the Radical Candor podcast is one of the terrific new podcasts launching on The Onward Project, the family of podcasts about your life, made better — brought to you by me (!). The Radical Candor podcast is about being a better boss, a better colleague, a better team member.

Lamplig DIY Hi-End Speaker

I’ve been DIYing speaker for a while. All along I’ve been using MDF or plywood but never used solid wood. One day I walk around Ikea and saw Lamplig chopping block that can be used to make solid speaker cabinet. It has good thickness and big enough size.