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6 Must Have Woodworking Layout Tools

Before one can cut, one must layout. That should be every woodworker’s mantra. And to that end, here is a list of recommended layout tools that …

How to Grow Plants from Cuttings

Grow. Food. Anywhere. (Hardie Grant, 2018) <i>by Mat Pember and Dillon Seitchik-Reardon goes through every fruit and veggie you can think of, giving you</i> …

How to find your purpose in life: 12 powerful exercises to help you discover purpose and passion

Shares 358<p>Happy blogiversary! <b>Twelve years ago today, I launched a humble little blog about personal finance — this blog, Get Rich Slowly.</b> It was …

Time Management

27 Instant Fixes for All Those Nagging Problems Around Your House

These are some super-simple solutions for common household headaches.<p>Water coming from the cold water tap can be pretty chilly during the winter (or …

Home Improvement

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

Time Management

I'm a financial planner, and this is the best advice I can give to people who are new to investing

One of the questions I'm most frequently asked has to do with what's needed to begin investing. Some folks want to know how much money they need to begin. Others have a strong desire to buy a few stocks they heard about. And then there are people who have spent a long time thinking about getting …

To Get More Done at Work, This Productivity Exec Says You Need to Get Deliberate

No one taught you how to work productively. Here's how to catch up.<p>11 min read<p>Tweets. Texts. Emails. Shared documents. New comments on shared documents. A work day can be a storm of notifications, with each alert keeping us up to date on everything and nothing simultaneously. And Joshua Zerkel, …

Productivity

Understand Google Analytics like a pro for just $29

Let’s face it: if you want your website to be successful, you need to learn how to use Google Analytics. Whether you’re writing a paleo lifestyle …

13 things mentally strong people don't do

Mental strength isn't often reflected in what you do. It's usually seen in what you don't do.<p>In her book "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," …

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Woodworking: 7 ideas for building your own pergola

Created: 28 February, 2017<p>The thought of building your own pergola might sound like a complicated one, and if you're got no woodworking skills then …

Landscaping

Home improvement: 10 ways to build your own shelves

When it comes to home improvement, we like to stick to the most simple but most effective approaches. In this sense, knocking up a bit of shelving is …

Home Improvement

Tips on Self-control & Willpower

This post is authored by Ray Alez, Startup Founder HowThe post Tips on Self-control & Willpower appeared first on iamwire.

Self-improvement

8 essential items to help you ride out a storm

Apocalypse later.<p>For most of us, an elaborate doomsday bunker is overkill. But, when facing down a tornado, hurricane, blizzard, or whatever Mother Nature flings at you, a little preparation can save you from a real-life version of the grocery store frenzy in an end time zombie flick. Start with …

23 messages, quotes and poems to write in a good luck card

<b>A card can be the perfect way to give someone embarking on a new adventure some encouragement.</b><p>Whether it be starting a new job, taking an exam, a …

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Face it, knocking is annoying. A loud pounding, out of the blue, that startles you is just as bad as the timid little mouse tap that you never heard -- and wish you had. If you're door is glass there's the little issue of hands all over it. A new doorbell will end these little headaches, and when …

University of Arkansas

Hand Tool School #36: How to Fix Gaps in Your Dovetails

Don't fret, patching them is simple and invisible<p>From time to time, it happens: You're cutting dovetail joints you either mis-measure or chop to the …

Woodworking

The small morning ritual that will make you more productive at work

A retired US navy admiral has revealed a top tip for being productive at work and maintaining a sense of discipline throughout the day.<p>William …

5 small things to do every morning for a mindful day - TODAY.com

Do you feel as if you walk around life on autopilot, going through the motions but never really seeing, hearing, embracing, enjoying or experiencing life? Do you ever truly hear what others are saying to you, or are you busy multitasking and carrying out your own conversations in your mind while …

Mindfulness

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Check inside the refrigerator to ensure there aren't any food containers, open crisper drawers or misaligned shelves that could keep the door from closing properly. Reposition any items that may be out of place and close the refrigerator door. If the door still fails to shut tightly, check the door …

12 Life-Changing Habits You Can Honestly Start Today

Ridiculously simple. H/T Quora

The 7 Best Stud Finders to Buy in 2018

A good stud finder can be the difference between a successful DIY home project and disaster. When hammering or screwing things into walls, ceilings, …

Home Improvement

Forget about France - here's the 28 most beautiful bike rides in Britain

As the Tour de France begins, thousands of Brits will be getting on their bikes - but you don't need to cross the channel to find glorious, scenic rides. Mark Bailey introduces our guide to the country's most memorable routes for two-wheeled adventure<p>Today's Tour de France Grand Départ marks the …

How to Mindfully Make Important Life Decisions

Important life decisions can be challenging to make. They are often complicated, involving many factors, some of them with competing interests. The …

Self-improvement

1 Smart Credit Card Tip Always to Follow

And it warrants repeating.<p>The credit card industry has seen a shift over the past decade to become more cardholder friendly. In fact, financial …

Easy Tips to Try Meditating

Maybe you’ve tried meditating before. You close your eyes, expecting enlightenment (or at least some instant stress relief ) but nothing happens. …

Meditation

Woodworking: 10 easy ways to build your own pergola

Building a pergola is one of the easiest woodworking/DIY tasks out there—so if you're keen to test your skills, this is a good place to …

Landscaping

Squeezing More Battery Juice Out of a Smartphone

<b>Q.</b> <i>My smartphone isn’t that new, but it isn’t that old either, and the battery has suddenly started to burn through a full charge much faster than it did a week ago. Can age catch up with it that suddenly or might there be something else going on with the phone that’s causing it to drain the battery</i> …

How To Install Low Voltage Outdoor Lighting

One of the most effective ways to improve your curb appeal is to install low voltage outdoor lighting. Not only does it give your house a high end …

Home Improvement

A 7-Minute Upper-Body Workout That's Backed by Science

The sun is officially out, and you know what that means: Time for those guns to shine. The only problem is we often focus too much on the guns—or the …