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By Jules

30 Unusual Ways to Burn 100 Calories Without Exercising

What if you were told that you burn calories even without exercising? Oftentimes, when we think of burning calories, we think of hitting the gym, dancing the Zumba, jogging in the park, and busting out the Wii Fit.

Worst Dates Series #1: The Traveling Guy

Being called The Welsh Bridget Jones at the age of 25, is that a compliment or an insult? Will I end up 43 years old dancing around my living room in a onesie singing love songs to my Bengal cat? Or more importantly, will I find my Mark Darcy? I date quite a bit, more than the average woman- just because I guess I can? I have no commitments, no ties and there is always a possibility of free food.

Holding out (do it!), overcoming distractions, and messy healing. And! A Daily Ritual Worksheet for you. My December D Digest is

This is what healing looks like—from cancer to politics, and our bleeding, blazing hearts. Healing is as ugly as “healed” is gorgeous. If we don’t judge the mess of it, we’re more likely to get to the other side of it sooner—and more deeply healed and stronger than we ever imagined possible. Scars and all. Healed. Holding out.

2016 – What I’ve Learned

“If you’re having trouble thinking bigger, just think stranger.” This episode is a review of the past year. Since it’s been a common request, I thought I’d run through what I do at the end of a year. For the last 6 years, I no longer write resolutions.


Para comemorar a chegada do Ano Novo, nada melhor do que estar ao lado dos nossos amigos! E isso inclui nossos bichinhos… No meu caso, tenho a Mel, uma vira-lata incrível! O canal Quatro Patas me ajudou a preparar um sorvete de iogurte e morango para comer junto com ela! Feliz 2017, amores! O post SORVETE PARA COMER COM SEU CACHORRO! (part.

9 Tips if You’re Making Work-Related New Year’s Resolutions.

The new year is here, and for many of us, that means new year’s resolutions. And many of us make resolutions related to our work lives. Now Questioners, I know you object to the arbitrariness of the January 1 date; Obligers, I know you may have given up making resolutions because you’ve struggled in the past; and Rebels, I know you may not want to bind yourself in advance.

How To Develop Awesome Eating Habits Without Failing And Binging

This is my story of how I was finally able to develop healthy eating habits. Emptiness enveloped me once again. Visions of chocolate cake and double cheeseburgers ran through my head. As the stress and sadness of the day took over, it compelled me to binge once again destroying any hopes I had that the day would be a healthy eating day. I remember feeling like this for years.

Three tips for New Year’s resolutions

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Many people make New Year’s resolutions related to uncluttering, organizing and managing their time — and you may be among them. The following tips might help you stick to your resolutions this year. 1.

Hackers Help: Stain color for Hemnes?

Photo: IKEA.com So I’ve got a black-brown HEMNES bed and a coffee table. On the table I’ve noticed a nick, and on the end of the HEMNES bed, there are a few very light scratches. On one of the scratches its almost as if the lacquer has just been nicked because it still looks dark underneath. I’m just wondering what stain to use. I’m not sure how they achieve the colour.

4 Fun Ways to Improve Your Productivity

What better way to live than having fun and being productive at the same time? Fun productivity techniques enable you to both enjoy the moment and be more productive for the rest of your life. I’ve tried out a lot of productivity techniques and all of them ended up boring, even for productivity nerds like me.

6 Pro Tips for Breezing Through Airport Security

If you’re like most people, the sight of an airport security line stretching all the way to the door makes your stomach drop. In the past, you could show up a couple of hours before your flight and still have time to grab lunch before takeoff.

Car Searching Tips for Buying a Used Car

A car is an important purchase. If you need an affordable car, you should purchase a used car. Used vehicles are reliable, and some used cars have aftermarket accessories. There are several things to consider when buying a car. Choose a Maximum Price for a Used Car You need to decide how much you can afford to spend on a car.

How to Ensure Growth in Small Business

Smaller businesses have a slightly more difficult path to success than others. To achieve success as a small business, you’ll need to do everything you can to ensure its growth.

Unitasker Wednesday: Talking Toilet Paper Spindle

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! Perhaps it’s from parenting young children, but when I go into the bathroom, I appreciate the peace and quiet – and the privacy.

Podcast 97: Start Your Own Happiness Project, a Deep Dive into Break-Ups, and a Sweatpants Demerit.

It’s time for the next installment of  Happier with Gretchen Rubin. We’re coming up on our Very VERY Special Episode — Episode 100! Hard to believe. For this episode, send us questions about anything, whether related to happiness or not.