Gill Pearson

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10 Cleaning Tasks You Can Totally Tackle in 5 Minutes

Because that's really all the extra time you have anyway, right?<p><b>1. Fill your dishwasher with everything but dishes.</b> <br>Plastic toys, soap dishes, plastic hairbrushes, and more can get clean in dishwasher — zero effort required. Take a lap around your house and gather the stuff you rarely (err, never?) …

The Secret to Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.<p>The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.<p>And sometimes these …

Self-help

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Why Saying This Four-Letter Word Can Transform Your Productivity

A neurochemical shift happens in your brain when you say “done” at the end of even the smallest tasks.<p>Perfectionists are often reminded that “done is better than perfect.” But it turns out there’s another reason we should all try to create more “done” moments in our workdays.<p>Saying the word <i>done</i> can …

Time Management

18 Things You Might Not Know About Wayne’s World

Wayne Campbell and Garth Algar (played by Mike Myers and Dana Carvey) appeared on the SNL 40th anniversary special and proved they are just as loved …

Comedy

The Mysterious Science of Motion Sickness

New research starts to explain why some people feel nauseous on cars, boats, buses, and carnival rides, while others don't.<p>The wide expanse of blue water that covers most of this world holds many mysteries. Humans have explored a mere five percent of the oceans over the long and storied history of …

Northwestern University

Ziferblat Manchester review: the north's first pay-as-you-go cafe

When another new quirky cafe/bar opens in the Northern Quarter, all handlebar-moustached, with cocktails served out of a chicken feeder, it’s no longer big news. Gone are the days when the main reason you hung out in the NQ was because Dry Bar and the Night and Day cafe didn’t turn you away in your …

3 Paradigm Shifts to a Better Life

About 10 years ago (or was it 15? I seem to take five years off of everything I remember to make me feel younger), back in my corporate executive days, the 'Corporate Word of the Year' was paradigm. You know what I mean, right? Every year or so, the corporate world buzzes with some new word or …

When Freezers Attack: How to Wrap, Store, Organize, and Thaw Your Frozen Goods

An efficient kitchen is about more than the oven and countertops—are you making any of these common freezer maintenance mistakes?<p>Most of us organize our freezers with the best of intentions: "<i>This time</i>," we think, "<i>I'm going to keep it clean, well-maintained, labeled, and up-to-date</i>."<p>Then life …

9 Shortcuts to Happiness

<b>Gratitude</b> <b>is the attitude</b>. Take time to count your blessings and see the glass as half full. This will help to highlight all of the things you already …

Happiness

5 Secrets That Will Help You Master Conversation Skills

What are the fundamentals of conversation skills?<p>I’ve posted about the fundamentals of networking, and even how introverts can network but many …

Body Language

21 Ways to Deal with Sadness

Depression gets a lot of press and attention these days. But sadness is a different thing. Sadness is the feeling that comes from an unhappy event. Now, if you don't deal with it, sadness can become chronic and lead to depression. This is why you might want to learn to deal with it when it comes. …

Why Life Is A Lot More Fun When We Stop Trying to Be Perfect

<b>“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~Anna Quindlen</b><p>“Oh, my …

Positive Thinking

6 Tricks To Becoming A More Positive Thinker

<i>"There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so." -- William Shakespeare</i><p>When something goes horribly wrong, our emotions hardly feel like a choice. It's logical to feel upset, angry or guilty about a negative situation, so it only makes sense to react accordingly, right?<p>Not entirely. …

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5 Ways To Feel Better Right Now

Life has a tendency to knock us down a few notches every now and then. If you are having one of those days when nothing is going right, let me share …

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Seven Things I Wish I Had Known Before Getting Married

This month, my husband and I celebrated our twelfth wedding anniversary. A dozen years is both a long and a short time to be married, depending on …

Paul Rudd

30 Heartfelt Sympathy Messages to Alleviate Sorrow

Loss hurts like hell, and it’s something that each and every one of us will experience at some point in our lives. Everything that lives must also …

15 Things To Talk About In A Healthy Relationship

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

You Can Make More Friends in Two Months By Becoming Interested in Other People

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Emotional Intelligence

50 Myths Busted With John Green

Setting The Mood: Blue Crush

If there is any slight downside to working for a design website, it’s that I am often confronted with requests (oftentimes urgent) for interior …

Top Ten Stan Lee Movie Cameos

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>Stan Lee has made so many entertaining cameo appearances in media presentations that it's hard to pick favorites. However, in this video …

40 Famous Actors Auditioning for Roles

<b>YouTube Link</b><p>This entertaining compilation video features 40 well-known actors auditioning for roles — many of them before they hit the big time. Some …

10 Real Words For Things You've Never Been Able To Describe

We all know the feeling of having an indescribable event where no matter what you just can’t seem to get the word to perfectly fit the situation. Did …

Game Of Thrones Bloopers & F**K-Ups From Season 4

Even the most experience and versatile actors in the world fluff their lines, get sidetrack or allow their minds to wander on set.<p>When they do, …

Awesome Acoustic Rendition Of Your Favourite Daft Punk Songs

Known as one of the most successful and pioneering acts of popular dance music, Daft Punk are famous for their hooky melodies, analogue synthesizers, …

The Glastonbury 24-hour challenge: party like Jack Bauer

The first bolt of lightning struck at 5pm. The first thunderclap came 25 minutes later. And then came the rain. Enormous, world-ending rain. Rain that hurtled down from big bruised clouds and dented the sodden ground. Rain that scattered everyone towards the nearest bar tent, cramming it beyond …