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By Glen Stansberry

Manvotional: The Light of the Stars

The Light of Stars From Voices of the Night, 1839 By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The night is come, but not too soon; And sinking silently, All silently, the little moon Drops down behind the sky. There is no light in earth or heaven But the cold light of stars; And the first watch of night is given To the red planet Mars. Is it the tender star of love? The star of love and dreams? O no!

Art of Manliness Podcast #90: Master the Money Game With Tony Robbins

Today I talk to famous motivational speaker Tony Robbins about his new book Money: Master the Game. Tony and I talk about what he learned after interviewing the world’s most successful investors, and how average joes can apply those insights in their own life. Money: Master the Game isn’t your typical “Think and Grow Rich” personal finance book.

“Do You Want Something to Drink?” — Lessons from My Grandmother

On my recent book tour, I usually began each night’s talk with a story about playing Super Mario Brothers with my grandma. Her name was Regina but we all called her Nana, and she’s been one of the most important people in my life for as long as I can remember. My grandpa died when I was five or six, and I spent a lot of time with Nana over the next few years.

The Most Important Thing School Can Teach You

“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”  -Albert Einstein College is an important time in life. It’s the culmination of a lifetime of classroom education, and a pivotal time to discover one’s passions. Unfortunately, this is precisely the time at which those potential passions are crushed. As a child, you are told you can be anything.

My Ten Favorite “Healthy” and Inexpensive Foods (and a Great Recipe for Each One)

With five people living under our roof, our food budget quickly stacks up to become a major part of our family’s expenses for the month, which naturally means that we’re very interested in methods that can reduce our food spending while also putting a variety of meals on the table.

Best Project Management Software for 2014

Part 3 of our Small Business Tools Series tackles the best project management software. Previously we covered Best Cloud Storage Providers and Best Email Marketing Services; now we enter the realm of project management. There are many project software providers out there these days.

How to Be in the Present

'Consider your thoughts like a dog passing by' Be in the present. I’m sure you have encountered this statement at several occasions but how do we just be in the present?

Gift idea: Personalized Lantern

You will need: - Borrby latern - White paper - Printer - Scissors - Spray glue - (olive) oil - Brush Make an personal present for someone you love. For instance for a special occasion. I made one for my brother and sister in law for their 40th marriage anniversary. You can by the Borrby Latern is two colours: black or white. Chose your own. I used the black one. 1.

Nick Ganju on The Majesty of Ping Pong, Poker, and How to Write Hit Songs

(Photo: Foxxyz) “It turns out that writing Tetris on your calculator doesn’t actually win you the cheerleaders.” -Nick Ganju  Housekeeping Note: The e-mail subscribers who won the SONOS PLAY:1 (The Best $200 on Sound) are Drew Glaser and Kristopher Chavez. Guys, keep an eye on your inboxes! Are you still not an e-mail subscriber?

What it Really Feels Like to Get a Vasectomy

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from an author who would prefer to remain anonymous. It will feel like ferret-legging. Not that you’ve ever actually ferret-legged.

How to Build a Minimal Wardrobe [VIDEO]

  This video is brought to you by Cladwell. Cladwell is a FREE online personal shopper for men. Generate your custom wardrobe, check off what you own, buy what you need, and get on with your life. What’s this? Having a minimal wardrobe means different things to different people. Some might say you should only have something like 3 black turtlenecks and two pairs of jeans.

Writing depends on the superficiality of one’s days

Graham Green on writing a book: “I was trying to write a book that simply would not come. I did my daily five hundred words, but the characters never began to live. So much in writing depends on the superficiality of one’s days.

What I Wish I Knew Before Buying Rental Property

Anything can and will happen as a landlord, from destructive tenants to bursting water heaters. So save up for maintenance and probable expenses — and surprises, too. Photo: Eelke In early 2006, my husband and I decided to purchase our first home in my hometown of Greenfield, Indiana.

Overwhelmed & Rushed? Do a Stress Assess

By Leo Babauta If you find yourself rushing from task to task, worried that you don’t have time to do everything … If you are feeling a high amount of stress and are just overwhelmed by the number of things you have to do … You might try doing a Stress Assess. It’s something I just did for myself, because I woke up and had a million things to do, and another million things

Unclutterer’s 2014 Holiday Gift Giving Guide: The ultimate uncluttered gift

Each year in our Gift Giving Guide, we choose one gift that we find to be on the extravagant side and present it as our ultimate gift. We’ve featured things like scanners and hiring a professional organizer and my book and even a closet organizing system. This year, we are returning to a gift we featured in 2008.