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6 Life Lessons We All Know But Always Forget

School isn’t the only place where we can learn—day-to-day experiences can deal us some major life lessons that you won’t find in any academic book. Sadly, because we are always too wrapped up in our fast-paced lives, we forget about these life gems that help us become better people.

Student Loan Forgiveness: Move to a Place that Pays Your Loans

Dealing with student loan debt can seem unbearable and overwhelming. As mentioned in the article, 15 Ways To Deal with Student Loan Debt, the average student owes a whopping $40,000 after graduation but almost 19 percent owe $50,000 and above with 5.6 percent owing over $100,000. Maybe you worked hard to save money in college diligently keeping your student loan debt in mind.

Mini Mudroom from TARVA nightstands

Materials: Two Tarva Nightstands I was looking for an inexpensive storage solution for behind my front door. I saw a wonderful mudroom Ikea hack using two TV consuls, but even one TV consul would have been too big for my space. I got on the Ikea website and found the Tarva Nightstand.

The problem with being goal-oriented

This article is by staff writer Kristin Wong. A few months before I decided to quit my job and move, I’d made a whole timeline of accomplishments I hoped to reach within the next three to five years. It included a series of backup plans, too, should Plan A not work out (Plan A: become a hugely successful writer, make lots of money, buy a home in Malibu, take many naps).

10 Ways to Immediately Improve Your Life

“Don’t ask yourself what the world needs; ask yourself what makes you come alive.  And then go and do that.  Because what the world needs is people that have come alive.” -Harold Thurman   If you are anything like me, you have probably had days (if not weeks) when you have felt a little stalled. Perhaps you have felt stuck in a rut.  Time might have passed by while you were on

The Possible Pitfalls of Too Much Porn

In recent years, more and more young men – religious and not — are reporting that they feel outright addicted to internet pornography. Thousands and thousands are filling online porn recovery forums to discus their struggles, opening up to total strangers rather than their friends and family. It has consumed their lives and gets in the way of school, work, and relationships.

Saving Money in Your Startup

We get it. You’re starting a new businesses and you’re strapped for cash. There are a million questions going through your head. We empathize with bootstrapping entrepreneurs and small-business owners everywhere, and today we explore meaningful ways (that add up) where your business can save money in the early phases.

How to Get Cheap Car Insurance in 2014

Whether you have a set of shiny new wheels or a decaying rust bucket, cheap car insurance is a must for staying legal on the road. The good news? You have more control over factors that influence your car insurance rates than those that affect other types of coverage, such as life insurance or home insurance.

The Libraries of Famous Men: Thomas Jefferson’s Recommended Reading

Welcome back to our series on the libraries of great men. The eminent men of history were often voracious readers and their own philosophy represents a distillation of all the great works they fed into their minds. This series seeks to trace the stream of their thinking back to the source.

Sisal rug cat climber from OSTED rug

Materials: BERTIL chair pad, EKBY VALTER shelf brackets in birch, KASTANJENÖT bowl, OSTED rug I made this for my cat Daphne in an attempt to catify our lounge. I stuck the Ikea Osted rug to the pillar next to our balcony door using Velcro brand heavy duty stick on tape along the top and bottom ends of the rug.

VATE owl night light

Materials: VATE table lamp My daughter needed a night light for her room. The small plug-in-the-wall ones just didn’t provide enough light, so I was looking for something cute I could hang that could provide more light without being to expensive. IKEA had a few children’s wall lamps, but none that I really liked for her room.

The Midas Touch Desk Hack

A standard, white Ikea desk was transformed using gold spray paint on the desk legs and gold drawer pull handles. For full information, before and after photos plus the background story behind the study makeover here is the link to my blog post.  

Not a unitasker: The waffle maker

Back in July, the editor of Waffleizer.com messaged me and asked if I wanted an advanced copy of his new book. I responded with an enthusiastic “yes!” And then, in August, Will it Waffle? arrived. Ever since, I’ve been trying out different recipes from Daniel Shumski’s book, and am now a devoted fan.

focus (a poem for sacred prioritizing)

We dance ’round fires to pray for others to change, and we change our names so that a reality we don’t truly want will let us in the door. When we should be burning fears, tattooing our declarations, and praying for the courage to reign the terrain of our purest potential.   The post focus (a poem for sacred prioritizing) appeared first on Danielle LaPorte: white hot truth + sermons o

A year ago on Unclutterer

2013 Organizing with pets The following are tips to help you and your pet cope with uncluttering and reorganisation projects safely. 2011 Ask Unclutterer: How should I store sweaters this winter? Reader Mary Margaret wants to know the best way she can store her sweaters this winter to keep things organized. 2010 Review: Essential Travel Jacket by Scottevest Ordinarily, garments with an extrem