Top 10 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Rid of Clutter Once and For All

4. Thank Your Items for Their Service (Then Give Them Away) Marie Kondo, the author of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, offers this strange but effective tactic: Say goodbye and thank you to items that you need to let go of. Sometimes sentimentality is the root of a lot of clutter, so think utility […]

7 Ways to Secure Your Web Browser Against Attacks

Your web browser is under attack. Aside from simply tricking you into downloading and running malicious software, attackers mainly target flaws in your browser and its plug-ins to compromise your PC. Use these tips to secure your web browser from attackers, whether they’re using malvertising attacks, compromising websites, or just directing you to malicious websites they’ve created.

Status and the Brain: The Neurology of Status | The Art of Manliness

Serotonin: The Feel Good Hit for High Status The most important neurotransmitter connected to status is serotonin. Serotonin helps regulate appetite and sex drive, as well as one’s mood. Individuals with low serotonin levels are often cranky, aggressive, and depressed, which is why they are sometimes prescribed antidepressants designed to boost this neurotransmitter. Serotonin levels […]

5 ways to become a morning person (or at least fake it) – Early To Rise

Get moving. No you don’t have to do an hour of cardio or run 4 miles each morning (unless of course you want to!). A short, targeted workout, or even a walk with your pet, can energize you for the entire morning — and yield fitness results. Research shows that getting in just 21 minutes of […]

Making the Right Decisions for Your Life – Early To Rise

To do this, we must spend more time with happy go-lucky people and less time with those that drag us back towards our negative tendencies, whether that is cynicism, gossiping, or belittling others. Spend more time with the people that make you smile. Mix it up with the kids at your next family event. Enjoy […]

Maintaining Friendships And Frugality – Frugalwoods

Your Friends Should Respect You And Your Choices Frugal Hound’s friends respect her choices Real friends who are worth spending time with will respect your life choices. Mr. FW and I have discovered over the course of our extreme frugality quest that being honest with our friends and family about our financial proclivities goes over very well. Our […]

7 Daily Habits for a Clutter-Free Home

4. Store things off the kitchen counter. Messes attract messes and clutter attracts clutter. The better we get at storing clutter out of sight, the less likely it is to accumulate. The kitchen counter is a good example. When countertops become an acceptable place to store things, more things begin to collect there. But a clean countertop communicates calm […]

GETTING RID OF CLUTTER — Paul Wilson

We know what it is. It’s the stuff that constantly gets in our way because it is not where it belongs. It’s that disorderly mess of items that end up complicating even the simplest tasks. Papers, clothes, shoes, books, backpacks, dishes, gadgets, toys, bicycles, magazines, laundry, jackets, tools…you get the idea. It’s anything and everything […]