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By Tim Clark and Mark Cunningham

The 12 Most Common Questions I Get About Traveling the World (Part III)

I’m no longer going to every country in the world (mission accomplished), but I’m still traveling at least 200,000 miles a year. As such, I get a lot of questions over and over, both from people who want to travel far and wide and those who just want to learn a few things to make their lives easier. This series of three posts provides some attempted As to the Qs.

Custom bamboo bathroom furniture with GODMORGON

My wife and me wanted a custom bamboo piece of furniture for our main bathroom. As we could not find anything, we decided to build one. It had to be large with drawers and two sinks on top. We picked up two GODMORGON items (80cm wide) that were in special offer at our local IKEA and decided to use them as basis. We as well used some ALDERN bamboo panels.

How to Use Animated GIFs to Boost Your Email Marketing Results

If your business needs to improve your email response rate, consider incorporating a GIF file into your email marketing campaign. Animated GIFs in email work well. They capture the reader’s attention and encourage an interactive response. If you’re a small business owner, you may feel that creating an animated GIF file is out of your league. You couldn’t be more wrong.

6 Tai Chi Benefits That Will Surprise You

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tai Chi or rather “Tai Chi Chuan” is an ancient martial art from China which spread like wildfire in China when people realised the powerful health benefits it delivered. Today, research is supporting what Tai Chi masters have known for centuries- Tai Chi practice delivers fantastic results. So just what are these cool, calm and collected

Podcast 77: Go On an “Errand Date,” Deal with the Nasty Areas of Your House, and Handling Sentimental Items.

It’s time for the next installment of  “Happier with Gretchen Rubin.” Update: A listener updates us on her theme for the year: “More Music.” Try This at Home: Go on an “errand date.” Happiness Hack: For people sharing a space, Erin suggests a hack that she used in college: each roommate had a bin,  so when anyone wanted to clean up, stuff just went in the bins. Happ

5 Reasons to Outsource Your Crazy Life

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); While digitization and technology have simplified our lives, they have also introduced several complexities in our lives. Today, we speak of work-life balance but it’s not a choice that one needs to make between the two.

Cold Supper: How to Beat the Heat When You Eat

During my freshman year at the University of Georgia, I often took delight in the hot meals served ‘round the clock at one of the many dining halls on campus.

Removing Ourselves From the Center of Everything

By Leo Babauta When we go about our day, we tell ourselves a story about what’s happening … and at the center of that narrative is a single person. Ourselves. When I talk to myself about how so-and-so is inconsiderate or treated me badly, when I tell myself that it’s OK to procrastinate because I’m tired and not in the mood … I’m at the center of this movie.

5 Tips On How To Negotiate Your Salary

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Do you feel uncomfortable and don’t know how to negotiate your salary? Don’t worry. That awkward feeling is quite normal. According to research gathered by PayScale, 28% of their survey respondents have never asked for a pay rise for that exact reason.

Hackers Help: I found a black-brown paint match!

Home Depot’s Behr in Black Mocha is almost a dead ringer for IKEA black-brown. I used the satin finish. We have a lot of the black-brown furniture and wanted a built-in in our new house to coordinate. I searched the web for what others have used to match, and the Java Gel Stain did not work for us at all. Hope this helps someone. The post Hackers Help: I found a black-brown paint match!

How to Overcome Gaps in Employment

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Are you worried about gaps in employment? With the severe economic conditions and widespread layoffs, more people are faced with the threat of losing their job. The negative trends affect all sectors of the labour market and even the best workers can get laid off.

Tony Robbins – On Achievement Versus Fulfillment

“I love quotes…but, in the end, knowledge has to be converted to action or it’s worthless.” – Tony Robbins I’m very pleased to welcome Tony Robbins (@tonyrobbins) back to the show.

Hackers Help: How to make the ÄPPLARÖ in waterproof/watertight outdoor storage bench?

Photo: IKEA.com I love the small ÄPPLARÖ bench and am looking for outdoor bench storage for my cushions. My only issue is that it is not watertight. Any ideas on how to make it so? I am a DIY beginner but I’m somewhat handy with limited time. My thought was possibly putting some sort of plywood or plastic on the inside? Maybe plexiglass?

4 Shocking Lessons About Human Productivity… From A Robot

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Yes. My name is Tina and I am half human/half robot… And I am here to explain to YOU… about how I can make YOU more productive from the perspective of someone that only exists in a world of 1’s and 0’s. But how am I qualified to educate about this topic? (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Well, the very reas

Creatine: The FAQ

The guys at the gym rave about the benefits of creatine. Your mom says taking it will ruin your liver, or something. But do you even know what creatine is, how it works, and how to use it to maximize its efficacy? There are a lot of myths and “bro science” out there about this supplement that’s used by athletes in a wide range of sports and fitness disciplines.