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By Jay White

Understanding economic cycles: An introduction

This article is by staff writer William Cowie. (Since April is Financial Literacy Month, a number of articles will be devoted to more educational topics.

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5 Unpopular Things that Can Make You More Creative

Do you ever secretly wish you were just a little more creative? Maybe inventing a life changing gadget is your unrealized childhood dream or perhaps you just want to hand in a more original essay for once.

To Cross the Railroad Tracks, Go Against Everything You’ve Been Told

One time, long ago, I had a hard year while living in Memphis, Tennessee. Ever since then, especially when I’ve been at events throughout the south, I’ve met a lot of people who also lived in Memphis for a time.

Stop Hacking Your Life

  Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Kyle Eschenroeder. “There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” –Henry David Thoreau “100 Life Hacks That Make Life Easier” –Article published on Lifehacker.com (179k social shares) As legend has it, Alexander the Great undid the world’s most intricate knot.

Wine rack from AKURUM sideboard

Materials: AKURUM wall cabinet and sideboards Wine rack was designed from left over Akurum side board between an Akurum wall cabinet and Akurum pull out tall wall cabinet. We had space left between the two and couldn’t decide what to do with it.

A Simple, Powerful Self-Compassion Method

By Leo Babauta When we’re frustrated with others, or feeling bad about ourselves … we often turn toward habits that comfort us: distractions food shopping smoking drugs/alcohol These don’t often work, because they tend to make us feel worse in the long run.

May my suffering be of service.

When the suffering is almost intolerable. When you’ve had all you think you can take. When you can’t comprehend what the “gift” in the pain might be. When it’s not making any sense.

How to Stop Sweating and Shaking Over Those Big Business Decisions

Decisions are not a democratic thing. Trash the complicated charts with spider web diagrams. You’ll just fry your brain. The small stuff is easy, but those Goliath-sized choices... They can bring a torrent of sweat and Richter-size nervousness. As the complexity oozes in.

IKEA RITVA, now in pinch pleats

Tried of the flat RITVA curtains? Crane Concept has a fantastic tutorial on turning them into classic pinch pleat curtains, with an added Greek key trim. 1. Sew the trim on to the RITVA curtain before attempting the pleat. 2. Now onto the pleat. IKEA curtains has a loop every 6 inch which can serve as markers. Using these markers, make a big loop. 3. Stitch the big loop. 4.

Protecting and organizing your digital data, the collegiate edition

This fall, my son will be attending university back in Canada (we still live in Britain) and there are number of things we have to do to get him ready. One of those things is to get his electronic gear ready for the transition.

VARIERA jewellery organiser

Items used were with total cost of $62 AUD: 2x Rational Variera shelf inserts 1x Grundtal Magnetic knife rack 1x 3 pack Grundtal containers 1x Ribba picture ledge 1x Bygel rail 1x pack 10 Bygel ‘S’ hooks I used IKEA’s shelf inserts without their stands and screwed them directly into the wall.

10 tips for when you can’t find a job

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. For the last few months, I’ve been talking about various aspects of job-hunting. But what do you do if you can’t find a job? OK, you can start with cutting your budget to the bone and applying for public assistance programs if you are eligible. But what next? Well, as with many things, the short answer is: It depends. On what, you may ask?

Your Guide to Finding Peace

This morning, as I absentmindedly watched the news while returning hoards of neglected emails and tweeting like mad, a story about anxiety caught my attention. According to the story, anxiety has become the “most common of psychological complaints,” affecting three in 10 Americans on a regular basis. The man featured in the story had been racked with anxiety for years, spurred, he beli

8 Signs It’s Time To Let Go of a Relationship

Relationships are tricky. They make us do and feel unexpected things. I myself have been through a bunch of unsuccessful relationships. They all hurt.