Katri Virta

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8 Common Signs That You're Deficient in Vitamins

A well-balanced and nutritious diet has many benefits.<p>On the other hand, a diet lacking in nutrients may cause a variety of unpleasant symptoms.<p>These …

40 Tweets That Sum Up Life With 4-Year-Olds

"Hell hath no fury like a 4yo whose apple slices are on the wrong side of the plate."<p>Life with a 4-year-old is no cakewalk.<p>They may be out of the “terrible twos” and beyond the “threenager” phase, but there’s still plenty of angst and chaos to go around.<p>Fortunately, there’s humor too. We’ve rounded …

The book that completely changed the way I approach my life and career

One of the biggest mysteries in modern day life is something that we're all guilty of.<p>Please answer me this: Why do we work 8-9 hours a day so that we can earn free time, while we endlessly waste that hard-earned free time?<p>Have you ever looked at it this way? It's an absurd way of living. And yet, …

TV shows

If you can't manual, build one of these - MBR

Is there anything a bit of 2-by-4 can't do?<p>This video is not a ‘how to manual’ video. It’s a ‘how to build a manual-ing machine’ video. With a bit of …

The divine law of good

A Christian Science perspective: We’re never without God’s help.<p>August 2, 2017 —One day when the temperature hit its peak where I work in Paris, the …

Japanese Sliding-lid Box

This clever and simple piece is great for storing tools, toys or a kimono by Christopher Schwarz from the December 2015 issue While picking though a …

Woodworking

VIDEO: How to Remove White Rings & Haze From Finishes and Furniture

There’s nothing quite as annoying as having a cherished piece of furniture that ends up with a white ring from an errant glass or cup. Many of us end …

Woodworking

Here's What The Nuts You Snack On Actually Do For Your Body

Each nut has its strength.<p>We’ve all heard that nuts make a healthy snack in moderation, despite their high fat content. Even Barack Obama has admitted to eating a handful of (seven) almonds every day. A study from 2015 found that eating a small handful of nuts a day could help you live longer, and …

Nutrition

10 Things I Have Learned Through Decluttering My Life

I knew after I moved house 3 years ago that something had to change. The stuff I’d had for over 25 years had found itself comfortable little corners …

Minimalism

How clutter affects you (and what you can do about it)

Cleaning out your closet, emptying your inbox, putting things where they ‘belong.’<p>A few years ago, I worked at a web design agency as a product …

8 Rules for Ditching Sentimental Clutter

Trust us. You'll feel better once you let it go. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>Finally discarding the pile of catalogs that's hiding your dining room table is one thing; getting rid of old photographs, hand-me-downs, or life's other souvenirs is another.<p>"Everything we own …

10 Ways to Own Less

You may own your stuff, but it owns you right back. It owns your money, your time, your attention, and space in your home.<p>I dress with 33 items or …

Accept Yourself as You Are, Even When Others Don’t

“<b>What other people think of me is none of my business.” ~Wayne Dyer</b><p>“You’re too quiet.”<p>This comment and others like it have plagued me almost all my …

6 Secrets To Planning Your Day Like a Millionaire

What are the productivity secrets of self-made millionaires? Do they think about their time differently than the rest of us?<p>Portraits Of Ultra Successful People<p>I've interviewed 200 entrepreneurs including over 100 self-made millionaires. Among the many highly successful entrepreneurs who gave me …

How Ginger Is An Effective Natural Remedy To Protect Us From Flu

Most often when we realize that the symptoms we are experiencing point to a flu, our first reaction is to look for medicine that provides a quick …

Alternative Medicine

How School Crushes the Child's Natural Love of Learning | Laura Grace Weldon

When you pick up an orange you feel its texture and weight in your hand. You breathe in scent emitted by the brightly colored rind. If you’re hungry, …

Pedagogy

"The sign of a beautiful person is that they always see beauty in others." ~Omar Suleiman https://t.co/3RLAU1YE2O

The Four Laws of Simplicity, and How to Apply Them to Life

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. <b>– Leonardo da Vinci</b><p>The problem with many books and guides on simplifying your clutter, your work life, your …

How the microbiota in your gut affects your mood, sleep and stress levels

<i>Our gut does more than help us digest food; the bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in everything from our mental health and</i> …

Microbiology

The 20 Habits of Eventual Millionaires

I read book after book but the advice seemed awful. And even the advice that was clearly good ("eat better") there was almost zero chance I would follow.<p>I don't know how to take good advice. I don't know how to give it. And all of this talk about "habits" seems beyond me.<p>I was all alone with no one …

Dr. Mark Hyman: 8 Ways to Kick Your Sugar Addiction

“I love junk food and I can’t stop craving it,” a reader posted on my Facebook page. “What do I do?”<p>If you can identify with my reader, you’re not …

Nutrition

A DIY Vise, Designing Dust Collection for Messy Tools, Making a Hammer Rack, Creating a Glowing Boomerang and More

<b>Phosphorescent Boomerang</b><p>La Fabrique DIY's been silent for a while, but it was worth the wait. This week they not only make a boomerang that works …

Spirituality Through Service

My grandfather Baba Amte, was born in 1914 and was called a 'fearless seeker' by Mahatma Gandhi. Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, he spent a quarter of his life as the son of a wealthy landlord, owning 4000 acres of land, a pet cheetah, a Singer racing car and a deep pen-friendship with Greta …

Pumpkin Bread French Toast – Low Carb and Gluten Free

A couple of weeks ago I posted a Low Carb Pumpkin Quick Bread recipe, and in the post I went on and on about how I thought it would make some …

Breakfast

9 Things You Might Not Know Are Keeping Your Kid Up At Night

There’s hardly anything a parent wouldn’t do to make sure his or her kids get much-needed shut-eye -- from endless readings of that tattered children’s book (you know, the one you memorized every word to long ago) to cutting the crust off their PB&Js when they’ve demanded a bedtime …

How Little Can You Own and Be Happy?

How to live a happy life? This question has been pondered by the billions of people that came before us and very likely will be the root of human …

Minimalism

4 Lessons from Minimalists That Everyone Should Know

A growing number of Millennials are taking on another M-word identity: minimalist. Like any movement, there are many degrees of minimalism, from extreme — owning only 100 items, or living completely off the grid — to manageable — using minimal home decor, or using a capsule wardrobe, or getting a …

The Modern Craftsman’s Guide: Work with Dignity

<i>“Work is about more than making a living, as vital as that is. It’s fundamental to human dignity, to our sense of self-worth as useful, independent,</i> …

5 Ways to Build a Thicker Skin So You Can Go Through Life Smiling

Do you ever feel hurt by what people say about you? Well, it's a part of life, so you better get used to it.<p>I'm amazed by how quickly people get upset. And I'm not talking about getting upset about real things like disease, death, not having food.<p>I'm talking about the small stuff of daily life. Why …