Kim Tabler

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The Easiest Knitted Socks Ever DIY

Hi friends!Have you ever wanted to make knitted socks but were a little scared of the process? Well, then I have some really interesting stuff for …

Knitting

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really) | Inc.com

After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These 10 free online classes are not only fun, …

MOOCs

See It, Believe It

Imagine if everything went the way you wanted: your workouts, your relationships, your grandest career ambitions. Visioning can bring your life goals …

Self-help

Just Because You’re in Charge Doesn’t Mean You Should Run Every Meeting

Well-run meetings allow you and your team to clarify issues, set direction, and move objectives forward. They’re essential to your team’s success. And yet there never seems to be enough time to properly plan and execute meetings.<p>Perhaps it’s time to rethink whether you should even be leading your …

How to keep from losing your cool when your job is driving you crazy

It would be a helpful thing to have in real life, so that every time you were dealing with a challenging situation, you could press "pause" and have the space to figure it out.<p>'SBNRR' is kind of like that. Time doesn't really stop (sorry), but the technique does give you the chances to recognize …

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity | Inc.com

Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to manage, it can be difficult to stay focused and productive. …

Productivity

The Guest House: A Poem by Rumi

The Guest House is a well known poem by the 13th century Sufi mystic Jalaluddin Rumi (popularly known simply as Rumi). In the poem, Rumi uses the …

Andrew W.K. on Meditation

Be your own guru.<p>John S. Shealy is a Louisville, Kentucky-based psychologist who has written much about meditation and mindfulness, an act he and countless others liken to taming a wild horse. Our mind, he writes, "loves to run fast, wildly chasing after first this thought, then that sensation, …

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Zen To Done (ZTD): The Simple Productivity System

“It’s about the habits and the doing, not the system or the tools.”<p>In order to capture the essentials of being productive & organized, while keeping …

Tideland pattern by LondonLeo

After some weeks of knitting and testing, the pattern is now available.<p><b>Size</b><br>medium hands - wrist ~ 16cm (6in), palm ~ 19cm (7.5in)<p><b>Dimensions & …

How to Turn Notes and Mind Maps into Actionable Steps

Today we’re going to looking at how to turn notes into actionable steps that you can implement.<p>What is this used for? Say you read a non-fiction …

south marysburgh slippers

{EDITED TO ADD: Finally - a printable PDF! You can find it here.}<p>It's been a long time since I posted a pattern, but after making three pairs of …

VIVID blanket

Nearly 2 years and thousands of yards of lace in the making, our spring 2013 collection Handmade in the UK is now available. Check out the photos, …

How to knit star ornaments

Difficulty: Intermediate<p>What you’ll need:<p>1 x 100g ball of wool<br>• 4.00 mm circular knitting needle (40cm)<br>• Set of 4 double-pointed knitting needles<br>• 20cm x …

Why You're Probably Using To-Do Lists Wrong

If you're only using lists to track action items, you're missing a huge opportunity.<p>"In the United States, we are so focused on tallied success when it comes to the work place," says Moorea Seal.<p>We've reached peak "To Do List," with countless frameworks, organizing principles, ordering suggestions …

This Meditation Exercise Builds Mental Muscle and Cures Procrastination

Imagine always having the strongest mind in the room.<p>That would mean being smart, sure.<p>But more importantly, you’d be grounded and unflappable. No …

12 Fundamental Time Management Tips that Will Change Your Life

Despite being motivated and ready to make big changes in life, we often find ourselves struggling with the simplest of the tasks.

Fall in love with a job you don't even like, in three steps

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than half of Americans find their job unsatisfactory, according to an annual survey released last month by the Conference Board research group. The nation has been hovering around the halfway mark of job dissatisfaction since at least 2000.<p>Think of the people you work with every day. …

Happiness

How Writing To-Do Lists Helps Your Brain (Whether Or Not You Finish Them)

To-do lists get a lot of flack, but the simple act of planning has some psychological and productivity benefits all by itself.<p>For a long time, I resisted to-do lists. I wanted the flexibility. I felt that if I kept a list, it would tie me down to a particular set of tasks. Gradually, though, I came …

Instead of Work-Life Balance, Try Focusing on Boundaries

People talk about work-life balance as if achieving it is the precious key to happiness. Tips and tricks abound. But there are two big problems with …

Work-life Balance

How to let go of work during vacation

Getting away from the office to clear your head doesn’t count if you’re bringing work — or guilt — along. This roundup of recently-published ideas …

5 Incredibly Simple Habits of Leaders Who Know How to Empower Their People | Inc.com

As a parent, one thing I've learned is the importance of empowerment. Unless you want your kids to rely on you forever--and worse yet, never move out--you have to give them the tools they need to survive and then let go. In my professional experience, I've learned those same lessons also apply to …

Team Building

The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

The Calling Compass – A Guide to Your Path in Life

As a child, the most common question we were probably asked was: “What do you want to be when you grow up?” We were allowed to be dreamers, give the …

Positive Thinking

Why Sometimes Letting Go Is the Best Possible Option

There is a story of a rock climber. He was making his way down a massive rock face as night fell upon him. He descended to the best of his ability in the murky darkness until he could go no further. He shimmied down to the lowest point on his rope and hung there in fear and disbelief. The …

An Extreme Method for Improving Your Habits

I suck at a lot of things: Trying to get too much done in a day. Working out regularly. Keeping my closet clean. I try to get better but change is …

Productivity

NASA's latest video may be the most beautiful thing you see today

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA has released a video shot in space of the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis phenomena and it is, quite frankly, phenomenal.<p>The five-minute clip, produced for NASA TV by Harmonic and released on Apr 17, uses time lapses shot from the International Space Station and shows the dancing …

Northern Lights

Award winning Cheatsheet to turn your life around. Try these amazing steps today.

Are you waking up unhappy or slipping away into the drenching array of negativity with questions like:<p>Why am I not successful?<p>What am I going to do? …

Meet The 'Rocket Girls,' The Women Who Charted The Course To Space

In the 1940s, an elite team of mathematicians and scientists started working on a project that would carry the U.S. into space, then on to the moon and Mars. They would eventually become NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (or JPL), but here's what made them so unusual: Many of the people who charted …

Jet Propulsion