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So easy to make! An IKEA TROFAST rolling LEGO table

Materials: TROFAST frame 3 TROFAST storage boxes Masking tape Piece of wood 2 LEGO plates Glue 4 wheels Step 1: Cut the TROFAST frame at the 4th frame (or at the desired height) Step 2: Assemble bottom of the storage, glue and screw top of the storage in the frame Step 3: Hide screw heads by putting making tape around top and bottom of the frame Step 4: Glue 2 LEGO plates on top of the struc

What to do if your employer stops performance reviews

This article is by GRS contributor Richard Barrington. More and more, companies are dispensing with traditional annual employee reviews. They say this is out of sensitivity to a new generation of employees who find reviews stressful. The real reason may be that dispensing with employee reviews saves companies money — albeit at the expense of their employees.

How to Dispel Irrational Thoughts In 5 Steps

Irrational thoughts are thoughts that hold no truth and add no value to yourself.  They are debilitating and can ruin self-esteem.  Irrational thoughts can creep into your head without you realizing it and make you feel bad about yourself. What are some examples? “You should be working harder.  You’re lazy.” “If you would have done that better this wouldn’t have happened to y

Turn Your Excuses Into Action: The “Do What You Can” Guide from the Blind, Teenage Leader of the French Resistance

  A lot of people live in perpetual dissatisfaction with the state of the world. They feel that virtues like integrity and courage are in short supply, that politics is an embarrassing circus, and that society is getting worse rather than better.

What Is Moodle?

So you want to build an educational site. An admirable objective, to be sure. But how you go about creating an interactive, intuitive, and functional e-learning experience can raise a lot of questions. For instance, how will classes be structured? How will you accept students and process their work? How will teachers and students interact with one another?

The Monthly Review

By Leo Babauta I talked about the Year-End Reflection as a way to look back on your year, realize your accomplishments, solidify your learning … but that can take a lot of work, because we forget a lot of what we’ve done. Enter the Monthly Review. I just started doing this, actually, after realizing that my Year-End Reflection took a lot more work than it needs to.

How to Practice Poverty and Reduce Fear

“Establish business relations with poverty.” – Seneca These 10-15 minutes are gold.

Pipoca Fitness de Microondas (3 ingredientes)

Acredite, nem toda pipoca de microondas é rica em gordura! A nossa ‘PIPOCA FITNESS’ é feita à base de água e fica extremamente crocante e gostosa! Com sal na medida certa, torna-se um lanchinho funcional Com amor, Gabi Rossi. O post Pipoca Fitness de Microondas (3 ingredientes) apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

5 Reasons Why Finding Your Passion is Important

  “ Chase your passion and the money will come. Chase money and you will never find your passion” We are all unique and special in one way or another.  You have special talents that other’s don’t have.

Erin on the Today Show

Pre-order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Monday was an exciting day for me as I headed to New York to appear on the Today Show to provide home organizing tips and to talk about my new book Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter.

SAMLA Play Deck

My girl’s room is rather small so adding storage while leaving enough space for playing is an ongoing issue. A couple of years back, I made a wooden play surface on wheels that fits under the bed but it didn’t get used as much as I would’ve liked while taking up a lot of valuable storage space.

How to not give a shit (even though you really do) and be kind about it all.

I needed to respond to someone’s email. Someone who really wanted an answer from me. Actually, more than an answer. They wanted reasons, an explanation. And there I was, in that place where I often find myself: It’s 11pm, I’m re-reading an email, I’m torn. I want to draw a hot bath, put on a folk-trippy playlist and end the day really grateful.

Organization Mentality

Being organized is a cornerstone of being productive. However, there is a lot more to being organized than just having a clean desk. True organization is a mental state and a way of thinking.

When Putting Yourself First May Be The Least Selfish Thing You Can Do

We’re better to others when we’re at our physical, mental, and emotional best. Ironically, sometimes we’re so busy doing things for others that we forget to take care of ourselves. We may not see the negative effects at first, but before long, we’ll start breaking down like a car that’s skipped a few oil changes.

10 Smart Tips to Get More Organized For Your Moving Day

You just bought a brand new house. Congratulations! The thoughts of moving to a new home can be exciting, stressful and tiring at the same time. Whatever your reason is (marriage, annulment, work, school); you are up for a big change in your life. Goodbye old neighbors, goodbye street, goodbye things you previously hated about your old apartment.