L. Dunn

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One Acre Homestead - Here's What to Plant, Raise, and Build

Your dream to live self-sufficiently, closer to the land and more economically is within reach.<p>The rewarding and healthful lifestyle of small-scale …

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Writing

The 3 things the world’s most successful people do every day

“Purpose is that feeling that you are part of something bigger than yourself, that you are needed, and that you have something better ahead. Purpose …

Motivation

Author who studies millionaires: This is the No. 1 way to amass wealth

Jeff Bezos began Amazon in 1994. By 1997, he was a millionaire and, by 1999, Bezos was a billionaire.<p>At age 22, Mark Zuckerberg was a millionaire and …

Self-improvement

Want Instant Motivation? Read This Book Now.

Recently, I started reading it again. Immediately, my workouts got more intense. I began thinking bigger about my goals and my vision for my future.<p>I've read hundreds (potentially thousands) of self-help and business books over the past decade. Very few have the <i>it-factor</i>. Some of them do, though. …

Motivation

Hands off my data! 15 more default privacy settings you should change on your TV, cellphone plan, LinkedIn and more.

It’s not just Google and Facebook that are spying on you.<p>Your TV, your cellphone provider and even your LinkedIn account have side hustles in your data. But, in many cases, you can opt out — if you know where to look.<p>I dug into a bunch of popular products and services you might not think of as data …

New Jersey

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

25 questions to ask a mentor

A few years ago, around the time when I was launching this blog, I wrote an article called 4 Types of Questions to Ask A Mentor. To this day, it is …

Australia Tried Gun Control and Here's What Happened

You Have 9 Minutes and 59 Seconds to Hook Your Audience. Here's How to Do it In 3 Steps.

Neuroscientists say our brains have a primitive timing system that tunes out after ten minutes.<p>In a presentation of medium interest--not too boring and not too exciting--how long will it take for your audience tune out? The human brain has an onboard clock that times out after exactly--ten minutes. …

tenminutes

This is the free online course Bill Gates thinks everyone should take

We know Bill Gates has a stellar list of books for you to read but he is not done making recommendations. In a recent post on his blog he praised …

Bill Gates

45 Stories of Sex and Consent on Campus

We asked college students how they navigate the gray zone of sexual consent, where communication is rarely as simple as “yes” or “no.” Here are their stories.

College & University

Farmers Are Using Flamethrowing Tractors to Get Rid of Weeds and Pests

During the frigid winters growing up, I always thought that, instead of shoveling snow, it would be so much cooler if I could just melt it away with …

When Your Mind Is Racing With Stress, Try Thinking About These 6 Things To Calm Down

Have you ever felt so incredibly stressed out that your mind refuses to stop racing, no matter what you try to do? Whether you're in a rough patch …

Mindfulness

Want to Become Successful at Anything? Start With These 6 Words

There are many tips and strategies to help you become world class. But none of that matters without understanding these six words.<p>Much has changed between 1956 and 2018. However, while everything has changed on the surface, at the core, we're still very much like the people who lived in 1956.<p>One …

worldclass

How to Really Listen in Conversation

Listening: the poor man’s talking. But your turn to pay attention to someone else’s blah blah will come. Here’s how to be the kind of listener you’d …

Self-help

Absolutely everything you need to do in the garden in May

Mow the lawn, sow wild flower patch, beware of frost and pests.<p>May is the busiest month, with plenty to do and lots to enjoy – just watch out for any unexpected late frosts.<p>Bulbs<p>Spring bulbs have stopped blooming and will be looking a bit ropey now but try to leave the foliage in place as these …

10 Ways You Might Be Giving Other People Too Much Power Over Your Life Without Even Realizing It

You only have so much time and energy. Don't let people take it from you.<p>A few years ago, I wrote a book called <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>. I've received thousands of emails over the years from readers telling me which "thing" they struggled with the most. The struggle people seem to …

Self-help

Top 15 Foods You Should Stockpile For Disaster

A good stockpile of food will go a long way toward helping you survive the aftermath of any disaster or life crisis, especially when grocery stores …

How To Make Survival Cement For Your Off Grid Home

What are you going to do if someday you lose your home in a large-scale disaster of some sort and you have to build a shelter from scrap? Imagine …

Engineering

25 Top YouTube Survival Channels For Every Survivalist And Prepper

I can easily say that I watch more YouTube than I do normal television. This is especially the case when it comes to YouTube survival shows, prepper …

selfdefence

How to download a copy of everything Facebook knows about you

Facebook stores almost every single interaction you've had with the social network since you joined, including every time you've logged in, ads …

Social Media

zero-to-prepped-sprp

Let Me Tell You A Quick Story!<p>I was once in a similar position, I knew I wasn't crazy or paranoid but I also knew the potential risks were very real. …

Water

Prepping Calculators

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

3 Strategies to Painlessly Free up Time and Get More Done

What juggling a growing tech company, grad school and a toddler taught me about how to efficiently manage time and priorities like a superhero.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're all wearing many hats and trying to fit multiple roles into a single 24-hour …

Time Management

Everyday Carry of Trauma Medical Gear

Written by: Greg EllifritzOne of the most common questions my students ask during my tactical medicine class is “<i>How can I carry essential trauma</i> …

10 “Notes to Self” We Need to Read 10 Times a Day Until They Sink In

<i>Happiness doesn’t start with a relationship, a vacation, a job, or money. It starts with our thinking and what you tell ourselves every day.</i>The best …