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Rückzug: Müde Bürger | ZEITmagazin. ZEITmagazin: Herr Kocka, ist der Trend zum Rückzug ins Private, der nun vor allem die Jüngeren erfasst hat, ein neues Phänomen? Jürgen Kocka: Sicher nicht. Es gab in der Geschichte immer wieder Zeiten des Rückzugs eines großen Teils des Bürgertums und der aktiven Kleinbürger und Arbeiter ins Private. Eigentlich immer nach Phasen des Umbruchs, nach einer großen öffentlichen Anstrengung und einer Überspannung der politischen Idee. Das war in den fünfziger Jahren so, nach der politischen Katastrophe der Diktatur, des Weltkriegs, der Zerstörung.

Und es war in abgeschwächter Form nach der Reichsgründung 1871 so, vor allem aber nach der gescheiterten Revolution von 1848/49. Anzeige ZEITmagazin: Wie hat man damals den Rückzug ins Private gelebt? Kocka: Erst mal als negatives Gefühl: Wir lassen die Finger von der Politik. ZEITmagazin: Jetzt beobachten wir den Boom von Weltflucht- Zeitschriften. Kocka: Es ist in der Tat hochinteressant. Entschleunigung: Die Welt ist mir zu viel | ZEITmagazin. Es ist wahr, das Jahr 2014 war kein leichtes.

Kein rosiges, kein kuscheliges. Es war ein tosendes, Angst machendes, in Teilen der Welt ein grausames Jahr. Kriege umzingeln Europa. In Israel und Palästina, im Osten der Ukraine, im Irak und in Syrien, an der Grenze zur Türkei, wenige Flugstunden von Berlin, wurde gekämpft. Wer wollte in einem Jahr wie diesem nicht ab und zu die Augen verschließen, sich die Ohren zuhalten, die Sinne in Watte packen und der Welt entfliehen? Anzeige Diese Geschichte beginnt im Sommer 2014 in Berlin-Mitte. In keinem der Magazine findet sich auch nur ein Spurenelement dessen, was gemeinhin für einen elementaren Teil der Gesellschaft gehalten wird: Politik und Wirtschaft.

Das war im Sommer 2014. Flow – Das Magazin für Achtsamkeit, Positive Psychologe und Selbstgemachtes aus dem Verlag Gruner + Jahr hat gerade die Auflage auf 220.000 Hefte erhöht. Tatsächlich neu? Gibt es wirklich eine solche neue Jugendbewegung – raus aus der Welt, ins kuschelige Heim? Sixth form cancels all morning lessons to help sleepy students.

A private school is to start lessons for sixth formers at 1.30pm because teenagers "have a biological disposition to going to bed late and struggling to get up early". Hampton Court House in East Molesey, Surrey, believes that the change from the conventional time of 9am, with classes ending at 7pm, will be more productive and less stressful for its students. The staggered start will also mean that the pupils can avoid rush-hour traffic. Headmaster Guy Holloway said: "There is now more and more scientific evidence to support what many parents and teachers have known for years. "The fact is that many teenagers do not sleep sufficiently during the week and this can, and often does, have a significant impact on teenage cognition and mental and physical health generally.

" Gabriel Purcell-Davis, 15, currently in year 10 and who will be one of the first to undertake the new routine, said: "I want to wake up in my bed, not in my maths lesson. " "The reason? Transparency.jpg (1820×1200) How to Completely Delete Facebook From Your Life. If you're seriously considering deleting your Facebook account, you're not alone. Start typing in the letters "dele" into Google and you'll see "delete Facebook account" as a top suggestion. Whether it's to alleviate privacy concerns or avoid digital distractions, more people are trying to figure out how to fully disconnect themselves from the social network giant that we live and breathe. For those ready to call it quits, you're in for a surprise — it's more difficult than you think to erase yourself permanently.

With its ever-changing privacy policies, becoming Facebook-free requires more steps than just hitting the delete button and saying goodbye. Keep in mind deletion is not the same as deactivation. You can deactivate your account at any time, which means your Timeline and information will disappear from Facebook until you reactivate your account. If you 100% want out, follow the step-by-step guide below to erase your Facebook footprint and make sure your account is gone for good. Life Hacks: Institute of Hacking.

Science & Environment - The psychology of the to-do list. Your mind loves it when a plan comes together – the mere act of planning how to do something frees us from the burden of unfinished tasks. If your daily schedule and email inbox are anything like mine, you’re often left a state of paralysis by the sheer bulk of outstanding tasks weighing on your mind. In this respect, David Allen's book Getting Things Done is a phenomenon.

An international best-seller and a personal productivity system known merely as GTD, it’s been hailed as being a “new cult for the info age”. The heart of the system is a way of organising the things you have to do, based on Allen's experience of working with busy people and helping them to make time for the stuff they really want to do. Ten years after the book was first published in 2001, scientific research caught up with the productivity guru, and it revealed exactly why his system is so popular – and so effective. So what’s the psychology that backs this up? Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year : Adventure. Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there.

But when wanderlust grows beyond what those trips can contain, a longer journey might be in order. Embarking on a six-month or year-long adventure often can mean taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind, like arranging for an extended leave of absence or resigning from a job. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.

We sought out some of those brave, inspirational souls on the question-and-answer site Quora.com, asking: “what should I know if I want to quit my job, leave everything behind and travel for a year?” From the logistics of planning such a trip to the difficulty of managing others’ expectations and re-entering the workforce, the Quora community chimed in with their most useful advice. Related article: Navigating the minefield of travel, love and money “Part of the fun is to wake up each day and say ‘What do I feel like doing today?’” Unboxed - If You’re Open to Growth, You Tend to Grow. Declutter! One room at a time. Most of us love the idea of decluttering, but it's tough to know how and where to start. Let's go through your home and toss a handful of items from each room. And by toss, I mean donate, recycle or dispose of properly. Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, explains how clutter imacts us negatively: "One of my great realizations about happiness...is that outer order contributes to inner calm.

But as much as most of us want to keep our home, office, car, etc. in reasonable order, it’s tough. " Rubin is right. Letting go of our things can be tough. Once we've made peace with why we hold on to things, it's time to work on letting them go. Here's our room-by-room guide for what to toss: Kitchen old spices and herbsexpired foodsnearly empty cereal and cracker boxeshalf (or more!) Family room/Living room Learn more about how decluttering and getting organized can help with stress >> Bathroom Bedroom Kids Rooms Don't miss these 52 ideas to organize your home >> Home Office Garage/Attic.

A Bowl Full of Lemons. Life. Organized. Free Your Stuff. Sparen im Alltag: täglich mit Kleinvieh das Sparschwein mästen. Bild mit freundlicher Genehmigung von Zufall2010 Manchmal wünsche ich mir, ich wäre einer dieser verkniffenen Typen, die sich selbst den Schimmel auf dem Brot nicht gönnen. Da ich das in diesem Leben nicht schaffen werde, fange ich klein an. Zum Beispiel mit dem “Kaffee to go.” Zum Geld sparen im Alltag nutze ich eine „To Don’t“-Liste. Außerdem habe ich mir zum Sparen ein Tagesbudget gesetzt – das durch die Kombination mit der Mnemotechnik – auch zu einer Investition in meine grauen Zellen wird. Wenn man eher locker vor sich hinsparen möchte, ohne seinen Monat auf den Tag genau durch zu budgetieren, kann man widerstandenen Impulsen oder sparsame Alternativen in bare Münze verwandeln.

Sparen im Alltag kann auch so gehen: Wenn Sie auf dem Weg zur Arbeit auf den „Latte to go“ für „Zwo Euro Fuffzsch“ verzichten, dann stecken Sie sich genau die in die rechte oder linke Tasche oder in ein spezielles Fach Ihres Portmonees. Ich konnte mir die Vierte überraschenderweise ausleihen. Google+ Glücklicher werden: Wie Sie negative Emotionen loswerden. Die „Givebox“ – ein nachhaltiges Konzept, das Freude am Nehmen und Geben bereitet! | Blog | OTTO GmbH. Das Prinzip ist einfach: Anwohner können gebrauchte Gegenstände zum Verschenken in der Box abstellen und andere herausnehmen. Bereits in einigen Städten wie Berlin, Hamburg oder Frankfurt fordern die Boxen mit der Aufschrift „Sharing is Caring“ zum nachhaltigen Teilen nicht mehr benötigter Gegenstände auf statt diese kommerziell zu verkaufen oder zu entsorgen.

Und so geht‘s: Jeder kann Kleidung, CDs, Bücher, Dekoartikel usw. in der Givebox abstellen und ebenso kann sich jeder an den aussortierten Artikeln bedienen. Gegenstände, die nach zwei Wochen keinen neuen Besitzer gefunden haben, müssen allerdings wieder abgeholt werden, damit stets genug Platz für neue Dinge ist und die Box nicht zur Müllhalde verkommt. Die Regeln zum Umgang hängen in jeder Givebox aus. © Boris Demrovski/co2online gGmbH Bunt tapeziert, mit Kleiderstange und Regal ausgestattet ist die Box eine einladende Tauschbörse für die Nachbarschaft. Vielleicht wäre das Konzept auch etwas für eure Nachbarschaft? Sunday Planning – design finch. I recently read a statistic that said every minute invested in planning will save you ten minutes down the road. I can personally attest that not only does a little planning ahead help with time management, but it also saves money and reduces stress. Don’t we all want more help in those areas?

Um, I sure do! No matter how busy I am, I try to set aside about an hour on Sunday afternoons to prepare for the week ahead. Since today is Sunday and I’m in the process of doing my weekly planning, I felt inspired to share the tasks that keep me organized. Check calendar for appointments.Make a “to do” list.Jot down a plan for dinners.Create a shopping list.Take items out of the freezer to defrost.Check the weather forecast.Iron work clothes for the week. When I don’t take the time to do these things on Sunday, I feel like I spend the rest of the week playing catch-up. Download Printables Here: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 Download Printables Here: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5.

Sites/default/files/printable/notebook_food_menu_planner_weekly_list.pdf. Tools2/free_printable_too_many_to_dos_form_template.pdf. Tools2/free_printable_to_do_itinerary_form_template.pdf. Tools2/free_printable_laundry_list_of_to_dos_form_template.pdf. What is a 'Do It Day'? I have a 'Do it Day' once a month and I commented on it this week, saying that this was what I was going to do. As a result a number of people contacted me asking me to explain what it was. Well it's really very simple and the clue is in the name itself, the day is for taking action. You know those things that you never get round to; the things that always drop down the list; the things that you don't want to do so you always put off; the things that are not urgent but clearly on your list for some purpose.

Well your 'do it day' is when you can tackle them. All you need is skype and ideally an office based day and at least one other person. I have done it with two and three and in all honesty you probably don't need more than 4 as will become clear. I tend to prepare for mine all month by jotting down certain things as I come across them and thinking 'that would be great for 'do it day' and then the night before I set myself 10 mins and choose what I'm going to do. Free Weekly Planner : ) Here's a little somethin' somethin' I've been working on this week to help get more organized. I'm using it to keep track of work and housekeeping goals each week. Somehow having goals written down on a cute little chart makes them seem more attainable.

It helps me just take one little corner of the house, (one...ahem.. still not unpacked moving box), one art project at a time. I thought I'd share it with you guys to help you in your organizational ventures as well. Use it for for to-do lists, meal planning, keeping track of your social obligations. Like my first attempt at a little terrarium!? Cold temperatures have us spending a lot of time indoors these days. Have a good one! DailyPagePrintable.jpg (750×1100) Menu Planner | Ollibird. (This post also at Petit Elefant.) As a graphic designer, no new thing I do or try will stick unless it involves some good design. I recently committed to planning meals weekly and keeping the family to a food budget. So what I felt would really help me out was a place to display what meals I had to eat, and what ingredients I had in my fridge that needed to be eaten before they went bad.

Like my huge block of gorgonzola from Costco for example. I developed this. This is a meal planner that I am proud to display in my kitchen. Remember that advent calendar that I made for you all for Christmas? (By the way, if you want to learn to create your own graphics, check out my online Illustrator 101 course. ) Finally I also put together this fun design that you can download for free! Instructions: Click on the image above or click this link: menu planner. To print the large image, try a printer such as Kinkos. Place image in a frame, under glass. Www.mommytracked.com/files/downloads/download3.pdf. Downloads/theprojectgirl.com-mealplanner.pdf. This Awesome Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die | Design for Good.

You don't find many designers working in the funeral business thinking about more creative ways for you to leave this world (and maybe they should be). However, the product designer Gerard Moline has combined the romantic notion of life after death with an eco solution to the dirty business of the actual, you know, transition. His Bios Urn is a biodegradable urn made from coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose and inside it contains the seed of a tree. Once your remains have been placed into the urn, it can be planted and then the seed germinates and begins to grow. You even have the choice to pick the type of plant you would like to become, depending on what kind of planting space you prefer. I, personally, would much rather leave behind a tree than a tombstone.

Trainingsplan für Anfänger: So gelingt das Lauftraining | Joggen Online. Der perfekte Trainingsplan zum Lauftraining: Joggen für Anfänger aber auch für schon Fortgeschrittene? Dieser Illusion müssen Sie sich nicht hingeben. Wir geben Ihnen einen Rahmen an die Hand, aber kleine persönliche Freiheiten sind natürlich erlaubt. Klar aller Anfang ist schwer. Oder auch nicht. Es kommt vielmehr auf die eigenen Ziele an. Es muss ja nicht gleich ein Marathon sein. Setzen Sie sich realistische Ziele, die Ihren derzeitigen Fähigkeiten entsprechen. Regelmäßiges Training ist Kopfsache Der Blick in den Spiegel verrät: es wird Zeit, mal wieder was für das persönliche Aussehen zu tun.

Entscheidend ist Spaß an der Bewegung. Grundlagen für das Lauftraining schaffen Erwarten Sie keine Wunder. Steigern Sie Ihr wöchentliches Trainingspensum langsam. Medizinische Untersuchung ist nicht nur für Anfänger ratsam Laufen und Joggen ist gesund. Wenn eine oder mehrere der folgenden Faktoren auf Sie zutreffen, ist ein medizinischer Check Pflicht: Lauftraining für Anfänger 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Productivity. #53 – How to detect bullshit. The Official Time-Waster's Guide v3.0. Hirnhilfen für Brain-Bodybuilder - futurezone.ORF.at.

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