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How to Create a Table of Contents in Microsoft Word

When you’re creating or editing a long document, you’ll probably have to create a table of contents. That might sound like a chore, but fortunately, you can do it in just a few clicks.

The Main Reason Changing Your Life is Tough

By Leo Babauta Many of us have things we’d like to change: our exercise and diet habits, procrastination and productivity habits, patience and mindfulness habits, quitting bad habits, decluttering and finances, reading and learning and doing all the things we want to do in life. But very often we fall short of our hopes. What’s the problem?

5 Top Jobs to Pursue Under Trump-onomics

If you’re in the arts or the Environmental Protection Agency, you might be feeling apprehensive about your future.

Do we outsource our memory too much?

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Recently I started a new course that’s rather stressful and time-consuming. To prepare for it, at work, I wrote down everything I have to do between now and my August holidays.

A Little Happier: A Reminder from a Favorite Moment in “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.”

I’m a huge fan of children’s and young-adult literature. I’m in three book groups where we discuss children’s and YA literature. I read those books all the time — and I also re-read my favorites, over and over. One of my very favorite scenes in children’s literature — and maybe all literature — is in C. S.

Lessons From Fahrenheit 451 for the Modern Day

While books like 1984 and Brave New World are getting a lot of buzz right now because of the political climate of the country, I think there’s a classic dystopian title which is even more deserving of our reading (and re-reading): Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. If you’ve not read the book, you likely at least know its general plot: In the future, firemen no longer put out fires, rather, the

NORDLI hack: Drawers hiding useful tables

IKEA items used: IKEA Nordli modular drawer chest A simple hack for IKEA Nordli modular drawer chest. Now each drawer not only has storage space it can also hide a useful table. Follow the instruction and make your own by laser cutting a wood panel. What you need: Wood panel 6mm thickness, at least 320×390 mm for the short drawer and 320×790 mm for the long one.

Coping With Chronic Illness: 6 Ways You Can Stay Effective

If you suffer from any type of chronic illness, then you know that your body can play a strong role when it comes to the plans you make for yourself. It can also feel as though your decisions are not always your own to make. You might find yourself falling out of routine or worrying about the possibility of an acute attack. There’ll be missed deadlines, appointments, and weekend plans.

How to Save Your PowerPoint to PDF in 60 Seconds

PowerPoint offers the ability to save our slideshow to PDF for viewers that may not have PowerPoint installed on their device.

How To Conquer The Fear Of Success (Or Failure)

The fear of success is a counter intuitive mindset. It’s one of those things in life that keeps us stuck in a rut or in a downward spiral. Part of us wants to do something and another part says we shouldn’t.

“All That I Ever Hope to Say Is that I Love the World.” What Do You Hope to Say?

“All that I hope to say in books, all that I ever hope to say, is that I love the world.” –E. B. White He wrote this to a reader of his masterpiece of children’s literature, Charlotte’s Web. If you were to fill in the blank, “All that I ever hope to say is that I _____,” how would you answer? Ah, Charlotte’s Web. An extraordinary, beautiful book.

The Secrets, Tactics, and Creative Processes of High Performers and Achievers — Debbie Millman

“No amount of money, no amount of security is ever going to give you the sense that this is the right time.” – Debbie Millman This is round two for Debbie Millman, whose first interview on this show quickly became one of the most downloaded episodes of all time (listen to it here). Graphic Design USA has named Debbie Millman (@debbiemillman) “one of the most influential d

5 Happiness Hacks That You Need To Try Today

When was the last time you felt happy? Not just a shadow of the pleasant feeling, but truly happy? You could say that most of our actions are fueled by our motivation to feel good. Unfortunately, however, it’s not all the time that we feel happy.

Making filing easier

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. For me, one of the most annoying parts of setting up a filing system is creating the labeled tabs on the hanging file folders.

How to Make Your Own Sausage

Editor’s note: This is an excerpt from Stacy Lyn Harris’s new book, Stacy Lyn’s Harvest Cookbook. Making sausage yourself truly has become a lost art. Most people are satisfied to pick up a pack of Kielbasa from their local store and stick to those flavors as opposed to creating their very own flavor profiles. I have nothing against Kielbasa sausage.