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Let Sympathy Lead to Action

Whenever there is a tragedy somewhere in the world, people tend to react with an outpouring of emotion and sympathy. This a healthy and excellent thing, but oftentimes the sympathetic impulse rises and extinguishes all within the confines of a person’s chest and without producing any external effect.

What’s your inner IKEA?

Do you channel an inner MALM or has a SÖDERHAMN within you? Well, you can find out right here on Buzzfeed. Just answer the 8 questions and the quiz will reveal your true IKEA persona. Much easier than a trip to the blue and yellow. Me, JANSJÖ. You? “You’re impossibly cute and always helpful, just like this adorable lil lamp.” Yup, that’s me.

Podcast #155: Reclaiming Conversation

More and more today, we’re communicating with the people in our lives through screens. While this has greatly improved the efficiency of communication, there are some drawbacks that have come with the decline in face-to-face conversation. My guest today, Dr.

3 Things Fear Really Tells You Every Time You Move Forward

“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.” - Joseph Campbell Want to be reminded of a truth? Yes, you already know it; you just forget it most of the time. This is the truth: You are good enough. I may even be wrong. You might be better—or just great! Don't believe me?

The Weekly Huckberry Giveaway: November 13, 2015

Last week’s winner was Nick L. from Orange County, CA.

Finally! A Double Sliding Doors BESTÅ

Materials: 2 BESTÅ Shelf unit (120x40x64) ( 40€ each ) ILSENG 4 panels for sliding doors frame ( 38 € ) Aluminium profile E 5 mt ( 12 € ) Saw Glue I needed a double sliding doors solution for two BESTÅ shelf unit and since IKEA doesn’t allow that option on BESTÅ series I managed to create them by myself.

Video Games and Relationships: A List of Pros and Cons

Video games are more popular today than they have ever been in the past. The appeal of video games isn’t limited to one gender or age group either. People of all ages and genders enjoy spending time playing a wide variety of games using an equally wide variety of devices. This upswing in popularity shows no signs of slowing down.

Why we need to take e-waste seriously

The only way to truly grasp the urgent need to make a more serious effort to recycle electronic gadgets and electrical equipment is to fully understand the environmental impact of e-waste.

A cheap way to minimize the footprint of your synthesizers using ALGOT

Being the owner of a home with a fully finished basement I was fortunate to have a place for my recording studio setup. So, I ended up sprawling my synthesizers all throughout the main part of the basement and taking up some considerable space.

What else can young people do to jumpstart their lives?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. According to a new Pew Research Center analysis, the number of young women living with relatives is rising – to levels not seen since the 1940s. Fully 36.4 percent of young women between the ages of 18 to 34 are not financially capable of striking out on their own these days – even though five times more of them are college-educated today.

Five Unconventional (but Brilliant) Hacks for Health and Wellness

We are all familiar with the phrase "work smarter, not harder.”  Unfortunately, the vast majority of us typically defer to our daily routines rather than consciously identify and implement potentially beneficial changes. There are few areas in our lives where this is truer than with diet and exercise. The good news, though, are a few small tweaks can lead to quick and sustainable results. Be

Thou Shalt Honor Thy Self-Commitments

Do you take your commitments seriously? Things such as verbal agreements, mental contracts, and self-commitments. Basically, whatever you’ve agreed to do, that’s a contract.

Secrets of Adulthood: What’s Fun for Other People May Not Be Fun for You–and Vice Versa.

From Further Secrets of Adulthood: What’s fun for other people may not be fun for you–and vice versa. This sounds so obvious, but it was a huge revelation for me. Even now, I have to remind myself that people go skiing because they honestly want to go skiing, not because they are made from a sterner moral fiber than I am. The fact is, nothing’s inherently fun.


‘Chocolate': alimento que, por natureza, é divino! Que tal FRITAR e exaltar ainda mais o sabor dessa maravilha! Assista ao passo a passo e leia a receita do ‘Chocolate Frito’! O doce leva um recheio de brigadeirão e é empanado com massa de bolinho de chuva. Impossível resistir, né amores!? O post CHOCOLATE FRITO! apareceu primeiro em Blog do Bom Gosto.

A Healthy Way to Aspire to a Better Life

By Leo Babauta I have a friend who is unhappy with his life — being in debt, lonely, with a job he doesn’t like, in a town he doesn’t like. I asked him what ideals he has about life that his current life isn’t meeting.