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By J.D. Roth

The Answer to a Question People Keep Asking Me: What Do I Eat Every Day?

Assay: People keep emailing to ask me what I eat, so here’s the answer. But before I respond, I want to say a few things. First, I do indeed eat a very low-carb diet.

LAXARBY door becomes landing space coat rack

Cezar Manea found this hack by Daria of exhibitd and sent it in. Materials from IKEA: door panel (LAXARBY) two hook racks (SVARTSJÖN) Other items needed: 4 nylon frame anchor screws 8×60 mm 4 drywall screws 3,5×25 mm electric drill cross head screwdriver, – Ø2, Ø8, Ø12 drill bits level measuring tape pencil Well, of course, you could just fix the SVARTSJÖN hook racks on to the wall and

Unclutterer’s 2015 Holiday Gift Giving Guide: Kids Gifts

It’s time to go shopping for the holidays and if you have kids on your list, you have a lot of fun and useful and organized options available. The following are recommendations that you’ll hopefully find inspiring. Younger Kids Play-Doh Clay Center and Storage Case. Ah, Play-Doh. It’s such a nostalgic toy. Even the smell takes me back (and there’s a gift for that, too).

14 Things Only Shy People Understand

Being a shy person has its perks (oh, it does!), but it also has a long list of not-so-great consequences that only we—shy people—can understand. While shy people are always on the safe side when it comes to arguments and dirty politics (we prefer to stay out of), their opinions can sometimes be lost and unheard, making it difficult for other people to connect and understand us.

It’s Not How Much Email You Get, It’s the Lack of Purpose in Your Life

If you misidentify a problem, your proposed solution probably won’t work. Let’s say you have a headache, so you decide to amputate your leg. You’ll probably still have the headache, and then you’ll be missing a leg as well. For more effective treatment of headaches, consider a glass of water and perhaps an aspirin. Many other treatment plans fail for the same reason.

Double workstation with MALM and RIBBA

In the computer room, we wanted to put a long table that allowed two people at once with the PC and laptop. We also wanted a table with specific measurements. Neither too big or too small or too deep and to allow for the pipe column protruding from the wall.

4 things to do before you ask for a raise

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. It’s the most wonderful time of the year — no, not the holidays — performance-review season at work! Now is when many employers evaluate their employees’ contributions to the organization’s mission and bottom line, and then make decisions about raises, bonuses, and promotions accordingly.

Too Busy? Try These 7 Tips To Kickstart Your Meditation Routine

Most of us have read about the benefits of starting a mindfulness meditation practice: less stress, more focus, decreased depression and anxiety... the list goes on. Yet, even though we know that meditation is good for us, starting a practice can seem daunting in the midst of our busy schedules.

Manvotional: Discovering Your Faults

From Young Men: Faults and Ideals, 1893 By James Russell Miller An old painter of Sienna, after standing for a long time in silent meditation before his canvas, with hands crossed meekly on his breast and head bent reverently low, turned away, saying, “May God forgive me that I did not do it better!” Many people, as they come to the close of their life, and look back at what they hav

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Will MacAskill on Effective Altruism, Y Combinator, and Artificial Intelligence

Will MacAskill (Photo: Sam Deere) “We want to disaggregate benefits and aggregate costs.” – William MacAskill Will MacAskill (@willmacaskill) is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at Lincoln College, Oxford. Just 28 years old, he is likely the youngest associate (i.e.

Agree, Disagree? “Those Who Are Not Grateful Soon Begin to Complain of Everything.”

“Those who are not grateful soon begin to complain of everything.”  –Thomas Merton, Thoughts in Solitude In the United States, we’re approaching the holiday of Thanksgiving — a great reminder to stop and take a moment to be thankful. In my experience, gratitude does drive out resentment, anger, and annoyance.  And complaining!

If You’re Getting This Month’s Bonus Offer, Don’t Forget Your 5,000 Extra Points

Link: Earn 50,000 Ultimate Rewards Points Last week I mentioned the new-and-improved bonus offer for the travel rewards card I use every day, no matter where I am in the world. For a limited time, you can earn 50,000 Ultimate Rewards points instead of the usual 40,000. Extra points are always great!

A year ago on Unclutterer

2014 Unclutterer’s 2014 Holiday Gift Giving Guide: The ultimate uncluttered giftThis year for our ultimate gift, we are returning to an item we featured in 2008. However, since that time, it has been so greatly transformed that we feel compelled to return to it in its newest iteration.

Scholarships for Real Life: The Ryan Banks Academy

In 2013 the WDS community started a foundation, making an initial investment of $100,000 and pledging to support “Scholarships for Real Life,” a program to enable people to pursue a dream of their own while also addressing a problem that affects others. Here’s one of our 2015 grantees. Valerie Groth is a trained social worker and life coach.