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By Mark Shead

How to Stay Motivated at The Gym

You walk into the gym, throw on your gym shoes, and you are off to the races. Starting with a brisk walk on the treadmill, every second feels like an eternity. After a short ten-minute walk you decide to do some stretching, but as time passes you contemplate making a swift move back to the change room, leaving unnoticed. How do you avoid the unenviable?

The Stealth Projector Cabinet

  Materials: MALM chest of drawers Basically I like my place neat and tidy, and hated having a big white projector box and all the cables messing the place up… This hack was done having had the drawers for some time, so first I had to disassemble the top drawer completely, to allow for a fixed shelf inside, big enough to house a projector and all cables, then turn the drawer front into

5 Things I Learned As An Angry, Introverted Individual

You're reading 5 Things I Learned As An Angry, Introverted Individual, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. So I'm currently 30 years old and I'm an angry person.

Moda: Mais tricot, por favor!

Versátil como uma boa peça deve ser para figurar em qualquer guarda-roupa, o tricot (ou “tricô”) é um dos queridinhos da vez.

How to Find Water in the Wild

In any survival scenario, water is by far your most important resource. You can easily go a day without food, and usually don’t need shelter right away, unless you’re in freezing conditions. Not having any water for 24 hours, however, while survivable, depletes both your physical and mental strength, making it more difficult to perform the tasks necessary to making it out the other side.

How to Have More by Simplifying Your Life

You're reading How to Have More by Simplifying Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. It’s time for spring cleaning, and that means de-cluttering our homes, but what if we go further and de-clutter the rest of our lives too? You undoubtedly have too much stuff.

Podcast 61: Stop Apologizing, Variety vs. Familiarity, and the Problem of Passwords

It’s time for the next installment of  “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.”  Try This at Home: Stop apologizing. Know Yourself Better: Do you prefer variety or familiarity? Listener Question: “How can I remember my online passwords?” Elizabeth and I need an answer to this question, too! So listeners, send us your brilliant solutions.

How-to: Easy shelf reinforcement for Billy shelves

As hacks go, this is an inexpensive solution to a common problem. Billy bookcase shelves have a reputation for sagging. It’s easy to strengthen the shelves with this hack. How much more weight can the shelves bear?

The 5 T’s of Mastering the Art of Poise

Editor’s note: The following selection on “Poise That Makes One Master of Situations” comes from The Technique of Building Personal Leadership (1944) by Donald A. Laird. It has been condensed from the original chapter. Can you take a reprimand without blowing up? Can you take a turndown without being visibly discouraged? Can you laugh with the others when the joke is on you?

9 Professional Email Signature Tips—With Best Template Examples

Your email signature is more than just your name and title. It's also a part of your personal branding. It needs to encourage reader response, provide contact information, and catch the reader's eye in a way that's positive and memorable. In this article, we take a close look at email signatures.

4 Essential Checkups You Should Have Each Year

It can be difficult to get yourself to regularly visit the doctor, but it is an essential process to ensure that you are healthy. Getting the right checkups and screenings will allow you to stay in the best physical shape possible. If you develop any health problems, then they will be caught and treated in a timely manner. These are the four essential checkups you should have each year.

Kat’s Kallax Kitchen Island

Ikea items used: Kallax 2×4 shelf 202.758.85, Oppeby tabletop 802.815.05, Kallax casters (x3) 002.886.57, Gerton adjustable leg (x2) 602.616.26, #10×3/4″ panhead sheetmetal screw from Home Depot (x18) I first laid the tabletop on the cardboard on the floor facing down. I measured the Kallax shelf to see where I would want it to sit under the tabletop and traced it with pencil.

5 Simple and Effective Ways To Improve Your Memory Today

You're reading 5 Simple and Effective Ways To Improve Your Memory Today, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. Let's do a little test. Read the following set of numbers: 6, 5, 2, 9, 6, 4, 3, 5, 9, 3.

DOCINHO LIGHT de gelatina com frutas (gominha)

Aprenda a fazer um delicioso docinho light de gelatina que não derrete depois de gelado e desenformado! Nossos mini-pudins são uma graça e podem, por exemplo, enfeitar a mesa de um evento! Consuma no mesmo dia em que retirar as gominhas da geladeira, oks? Bom vídeo O post DOCINHO LIGHT de gelatina com frutas (gominha) apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

12 Surprising Benefits of Learning a New Language

You're reading 12 Surprising Benefits of Learning a New Language, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement.