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Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their lifetime, recommended by …

27 Best Holiday Decorating Ideas For Small Spaces

Think you don't have room for holiday decorating? Think again, you savvy space-saver.<p>You may live in a small city dwelling or have limited square-footage to call your own, but that doesn't mean you can't go big with seasonal cheer. We've got you covered this Christmas with 20+ tiny space decorating …

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6 steps for organizing your messy photo library

Using the most basic digital or smartphone camera, you can shoot thousands of photos, dump them onto a computer and then shoot thousands more. In seconds, you can edit a photo series in ways that would take days to develop in the darkroom. But our images are usually stored on our devices, often …

11 Habits of Genuinely Likable People | Inc.com

There's a formula to making a great first impression: Smile, make eye contact, be engaging. But first impressions can also quickly lose their impact, especially when there's no substance beneath the surface glow.<p>Being genuinely likable over the long haul is tougher. Building and maintaining great …

Self-improvement

This 17-Second Rule Will Make You More Productive (and Happy) | Inc.com

Everyone experiences stretches of life, whether a few days or many years, when the down moments are more frequent than the good. These periods of time can rob you of your passion, energy, and ultimately your vision. Most people find it easier to hold on to a bad mood rather than to shift their …

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If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: Mind-Hacking Advice for Living Clutter Free

Japanese organizing consultant Marie Kondo set off a decluttering craze across the world with her pocket-sized book, <i>The Life-Changing Magic of</i> …

DIY Cleaning Wipes Will Save You Tons Of Money

<i>By Bethany Braun, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>We all love a little convenience when it comes to cleaning. If it gets the job done easier we will often splurge of a Swiffer vs. a mop, or fancy do-it-all scrub instead of a million different products.<p>One of my favorite products are cleaning wipes. They …

HugeDomains.com - MusicianNotes.com is for sale (Musician Notes)

Hurry - once it's sold this opportunity will be gone!<p>Besides being memorable, .com domains are unique: This is the one and only .com name of it's …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out 41 books that will better your life in a dramatic way. Whether it's figuring out how to get out of debt, learning how to be happier, or trying to find …

Self-improvement

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

Courtney Carver on Health, Minimalism and Tiny Wardrobes – SHP010

I’m rounding out Unofficial Wardrobe Week (which seems more like Official Wardrobe Week now that I look at it, but never mind) with a new podcast …

Don't Let Digital Clutter Ruin Your Life

Can achieving "inbox zero" make you a happier person? What mistakes do technology enthusiasts make in trying to be more organized? Author June …

Unclutter Your Life, Declutter Your Heart

Yes. Clutter can make your life a mess both physically and mentally. During my divorce, I knew I had to make some changes to my home to allow in the new and take out the old. So, I turned to Andrew Mellen. He is an expert on the subject of uncluttering things you no longer need and au- thor of …

How to Get Organized: 2 Solutions From Philosophy and Kindergarten

Being disorganized causes huge problems.<p>Via Organizing from the Inside Out:<p>• Americans waste nine million hours per day searching for misplaced …

Square foot gardening suits any size space

‘Strawberries and onions newly planted’ CC BY-SA 2.0 Korye Logan<p>If you’re new to gardening, you’d likely prefer to start small. Which is why many …

Vineyard Haven: A Napa Valley Garden That Belongs to the Land

A traditional shingled saltbox with a heavy arbor and flowering honeysuckle shadowing the front door looks right at home on Cape Cod. The problem? …

How to Supercharge your Social Life by Tweaking One Tiny Aspect of your Personality

Have you ever wondered how some people can confidently stroll into any room, approach the first person they see, and quickly jump into deep …

19 Ways to Organize Your Home in 5 Minutes or Less

Organize your space in no time at all with these mini projects.<p><b>Donate unused mugs.</b> Unless you're a true mug aficionado, you probably have more than you need. Separate your favorites and donate the rest.<p><b>Sort your Tupperware.</b> Double-check that there's a lid for every container, get rid of loners, and …

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I’ve been working away for some time now to create a simpler, slower existence.<p>Minimalist living appeals to me for so many reasons; it brings less …

I Guess I'm a "Runner" Now? How To Start Running Even If You Totally Hate Running

Last September my husband kind of sort of "tricked" me into doing a (tiny) triathlon. In my recounting of it I talked about additive health goals, separating my body's weight from it's ability, and how much I <i>hated</i> running.<p>I really, really hated running. I was convinced that I had the "wrong" body …

10 Habits That Will Make You Happy Today (Even If Life Isn't Going Your Way)

In 2010, after losing my job and being unable to find another one for close to a year, I fell into a deep depression. During this time I read dozens …

5 Steps Towards Finding Empowerment in Your Daily Routine

“You can, you should, and if you’re brave enough to start, you will.” – Stephen King<p>In many ways your daily rituals define who you are and where you …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Cleaning

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Cleaning

Organize Your Life: 5 Habits To Streamline And Simplify

I’m in the process of preparing my house for sale. My youngest daughter graduates from high school this year, and I’ll be without a child in the …

M is for Meal Planning: A-Z of Simple Living

<b>This January, we’re taking an in-depth look at the why and how of simplicity with the A-Z of Simple Living. If you want to make 2015 the year you</b> …

6 Questions to Ask Yourself Everyday

Life is fleeting. Moments are there for an instant and then they are gone. Do you enjoy these moments or do you merely use them as a means to an end? …

6 Secrets for Attaining True Happiness | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you read tons of blog posts or articles that tell you how to be happy?<p>Do you try the things they say, but afterwards still feel crappy?<p>Well, fret …