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Study Hacks. The Book Facebook Doesn’t Want You to Read January 5th, 2016 · 36 comments A Focus Opus It’s official, today is the release of my new book, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World.

Study Hacks

The book argues that deep work (focusing without distraction on a cognitively demanding task) is becoming more valuable in our economy at the same time that it’s becoming more rare. The implication: if you’re one of the few to take advantage of this trend and cultivate a deep life, you’ll thrive. Not only will you produce at quantity and quality levels that stun your peers, you’ll also find your work more meaningful and less exhausting. To make this claim more concrete, consider me as a case study. It instead calls for a radical transformation to your work life in which focusing with great intensity becomes your core activity, not an occasional indulgence.

Give Yourself the Gift of Depth In the meantime… Read more » Resolve to Live a Deep Life December 31st, 2015 · 22 comments A Deep Omission A New Book. Honestly WTF. A Beautiful Mess. I love using cloth napkins to dress up our dinner table, and through the years I've grown even more fond of their sustainability and cost effectiveness.

A Beautiful Mess

Though, I'm not sure how cost effective it is if you keep buying more and more cloth napkins each year! This holiday season I thought it would be fun to look at how I could dress up the napkins I already own to give them an extra festive vibe. Check out three simple ways you can give new life to your table linens. And hey! Two of them are even no sew! Ribbon Trimmed Napkin This look is so (no sew) simple! Supplies:-ribbon-heat bond in width of ribbon-cloth napkin (buy mine here)-iron-fabric scissors (not shown above) Step One: Trim pieces of your ribbon to be about 1.5 inches longer than the width of your napkins.

Step Two: Fold down the edges of each ribbon segment about 1/4" and iron flat. Step Three: Iron the heat bond to the ribbon (pressing with hot iron for two seconds), then peel off the paper backing. Pom-Pom Trimmed Napkin. My Fridge Food - Recipes you already have in your Fridge. To Do List - 101photography. Book-A-Minute Classics. Got another book report to do?

Book-A-Minute Classics

English teachers have the inconsiderate habit of assigning mammoth-sized works of literature to read and then actually expecting you to do it. This wouldn't be so bad except that invariably the requisite reading is as boring as fly fishing in an empty lake. Half of those books don't even have discernible plots. And let's face it -- the Cliff's Notes are pretty time-consuming too.

Worry no more. "That's nice," you say, "but I don't believe you. " Latest additions: 4/6/12 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott. And, on Book-A-Minute SF/F... If you liked Book-A-Minute Classics, try our other Book-A-Minute pages: And try our companion site: RinkWorks Book-A-Minute Classics is a RinkWorks production. Talk Back Talk to us! Legalese Titles and trademarks are the property of their owners.

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