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Enjoy The Moment

Posted on December 21, 2012 by

Today’s tip is a simple one that will decrease your stress and increase your enjoyment.

Enjoy the moment.

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How To Make The World’s Easiest Fudge

Posted on December 14, 2012 by

One of the things that my family does during the holidays is make candy. Candy-making is notoriously difficult, though, sometimes requiring special thermometers, multiple steps and a knowledge of the carmelization of sugar. Here is my grandmother’s recipe for the easiest fudge.

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Using Days Of The Week To Simplify Meals, Cleaning and More

Posted on December 7, 2012 by

I was interviewed recently and I was asked how I made blogging easier. My response was that for every day I had a theme: Mondays are productivity, Tuesdays Open Loops, etc.

After the interview I realized that I do that for many other areas of my life, and it really boosts my productivity. So I thought I would share how I apply this Day of the Week theme method.

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Creating Your Own Space

Posted on November 16, 2012 by

Having space to do your creative work is important. Here is the story of how I got mine. We transformed an under-used walk-in closet into a writing studio.

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4 Areas To Hack Your Workspace For Better Productivity

Posted on November 9, 2012 by

Whether you work in a cube farm, or in your own office, chances are you spend a lot of time there. The space where you work can have a direct effect on your productivity. Here are 4 areas you can hack to make your workspace a more productive place.

You don’t have to have your own customized office to do this, though. I will show you how to make even the cube-iest of cubes more conducive to working.

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How To Remove Wire Shelving

Posted on October 26, 2012 by

Part of a recent conversion project at my house was to remove the wire shelves that surrounded three sides of the room. Looking at them, it seems like an easy task. But it’s not.

Here is what I learned about removing those shelves:

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How To Give Yourself A Break

Posted on October 19, 2012 by

We live in a time when people are going all the time. Rest seems to be unobtainable, and many people sacrifice sleep in order to get more done.

You don’t have to. You can take a break. Here is how:

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How To Make Fast On-The-Go Breakfasts

Posted on October 12, 2012 by

Breakfast is an important meal – I don’t think anyone will disagree with that. But actually getting to eat a healthy breakfast when you are rushed can be difficult.

Since I started a new job recently, my morning schedule has shifted. I don’t always have the time to make something, and the facilities are my new job make it difficult for me to reheat something. Here are my best ideas for fast healthy breakfasts on the go.

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