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30 Fantastic Websites To Lose Yourself In. If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble trying to get an Internet connection set up in my home. Fortunately, last week I finally got everything up and running and to mark my triumphant return to the world of the Internet I went a little crazy and shared 30 of my favourite websites on Twitter. The majority of them are single-serving sites. Some are very useful while others, others just plain entertaining.

Bobby enjoyed the list so much that he suggested I share it with you. So, without much further ado, I present (in no particular order) 30 great links for your enjoyment. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 500 Letters Artists. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. UK Bonus Tracks As a cheeky extra here’s some extra links I tweeted which are pretty cool for those like me who live in London: Are the any good films on iPlayer? WTF Should I Do Today? Exciting Links for Boring Days. Boredom Relief. Learn Something New or Stimulate your Mind with BrainTeasers, Intersting Facts, Puzzles, Magic Tricks and more.

14 Signs of Psychological and Emotional Manipulation. Emotional Manipulation. 6 Ways to Spot Emotional Manipulation Before it Destroys You. James Worthington • Challenge Negativity • 2 Comments Emotional or psychological manipulation can be truly devastating. Loosely defined, the manipulator plays on your good intentions, insecurities, vulnerabilities and weaknesses in order to get what they want. This could be someone you trust or even love, and they are often void of any conscientious considerations, will prey on these weaknesses in order to compel you to do something in their favor. While all human beings are manipulative to some degree, the emotional manipulator is habitually manipulative and will employ this form of psychological control consistently.

When someone is clearly wronging or hurting you and at the end of the day you are the one apologizing for their wrong deeds, you are being emotionally manipulated. They’ll Use Your Words Against You This is the signature technique of the emotional manipulator. For example, you may be upset that your emotionally manipulative partner forgot your birthday. They are cowards. 6 Things Narcissists and Sociopaths Say to Make You Feel Crazy. Sociopaths are masters at influence and deception. Very little of what they say may be true in terms of facts, but they're extremely skillful at making the things they say sound believable, even if they're just making them up out of thin air.

Narcissists have an excessive need for admiration, disregard for others' feelings, an inability to handle any criticism, and a sense of entitlement. At first, they often seem quite altruistic and innocent to the average person, but then they slow use their charms and manipulation to get just what they want, preying on friends, family, co-workers and lovers. No one is exempt, and odds are, you've had to deal with at least one of these type of people at some point. You may be able to spot them by these common phrases sociopaths and narcissists use to make you feel like you're crazy.

You're so sensitive These people manufacture emotions in others. You're just crazy, jealous, or ______. You're over-analyzing everything You'll never survive without me. 7 Ways to Taper Exhausting People | The Exhausted Woman. How much different would life be if that exhausting person wasn’t a constant source of frustration? Whether the person is a family member, colleague, neighbor or friend, just being around them can spark anxiety over the pending apprehension. Exhaustion can come from being too needy, controlling, manipulative, demanding, passive-aggressive, selfish, entitled, clingy, argumentative, restrictive, secretive or abusive.

It is normal to be physically overwhelmed from long hours at work children, overloading of electronic stimulus, unmet expectations, disappointments, and rejections. But the exhaustion from dealing with draining people is much deeper. Unfortunately sometimes it is impossible to completely eliminate the person a life but it might be possible to taper their intensity.

So this year, instead of adding one more thing to an overburdened schedule, try diminishing the exhausting people. Define Relationship. Why People with Narcissism Are So Mystifying. People with narcissism live in a self-constructed world of double standards and distortions. That is a key reason dealing with someone who has narcissistic characteristics can feel confusing, frustrating, and draining. One way to cope with a person with unhealthy narcissism is to recognize the “game” of narcissism. Some key paradoxes in people with narcissism: 1. Hypersensitive, Yet Insensitive People with narcissism may easily play the martyr or fume at the smallest perceived slight. They may sulk when they’re not the center of attention or don’t get their way. Yet should someone around them have a crisis, that person’s hurt and needs are often ignored, minimized, or ridiculed. 2. Many people with narcissism seem to derive energy from saying no or opposing things.

Yet should someone question them or call them to account for wrongdoings, they can become incensed or full of disbelief that anyone would oppose them. 3. People with narcissism tend to be attention vacuums. 4. 5. 6. 7. Five Major Types of Bullying — and How to Stop Them. My Top 100 Awesome Websites To Kill Time. By Ryan Siegel | Sep 3, 2014 | Just For Fun | 5 Comments 32 Flares Twitter 12 Tweet Facebook 16 Google+ 2 Buffer 2 Made with Flare More Info 32 Flares × Being productive is over-rated! After exerting so much energy compiling and promoting my last massive Expert Roundup post, I wanted to do something a bit less serious and have some fun.

So I decided to compile this top 100 list of awesome websites to kill time. Most are great for a good laugh, with a few great resources for gaming and educational content thrown into the mix. I invite you to relax, unwind and dig in for this huge resource for awesomeness. ! ~Enjoy Please note: You can sort each column to organize the list alphabetically or by category.If you feel that I missed any other awesome websites, Please let me know! The EDT Top 100 Websites To Kill Time Help Me Build A Better List! With so many websites out there – I undoubtedly missed a few great ones.

So what are your favorite websites to kill time online? Signing you up! Exciting Links for Boring Days. 25 sites to actually kill time. Top 50 Positive Websites to Benefit Your Well-being. Froggie's Full Sun Flowers and Gifts - Home. Cake Batter Milkshakes {3 Ingredient Recipe} Have you tried a cake batter milkshake or cake batter ice cream yet? When we were at the ice cream shop over the holiday my younger brother kept talking up this cake batter ice cream they had and told my I had to try it, so I did and I’m so glad I did because it was amazing!

It tasted just like vanilla ice cream with a white cake mix blended in. I rarely get out the cake mix, I’m all about making things from scratch but these shakes wouldn’t be the same with a homemade cake mix. They’d just be missing that flavor we all love, the flavor that reminds us of those batter covered beaters we’d get to lick when we’d help Mom make a cake when we were kids. For these I chose to do shakes instead of making a batch of ice cream for a few reasons, number one is simplicity. The first time I made these I tried to do them the healthier route with Greek yogurt. Cake Batter Milkshakes {3 Ingredient Recipe} Ingredients Directions Combine all ingredients in a blender except sprinkles. 50 Milkshakes : Recipes and Cooking. Each recipe makes 2 milkshakes. 1. Vanilla: Blend 1 pint vanilla ice cream, 1/4 cup milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla and a pinch of salt. 2. Toasted Marshmallow: Broil 8 marshmallows on foil, turning, until browned. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Home Decor from BlisslivingHome. Free Sample Talk | - 20 Signs You’re Doing Better Than You Think You Are. Get Free Stuff Online By Mail - Free Stuff Without Surveys. Liiist - Save anything online into smart lists. 100 Ways To Screw Up Your Life. A couple of months ago I wrote a blog post about 100 Ways To Live A Better Life. The post got featured almost instantly on Delicious, Reddit and StumbleUpon. Since then, it gets a few hundreds hits every day and a new comment every once in while (although it’s more than 2 months old now).

But re-reading it the other day I spotted a slight imbalance. Couldn’t tell at first what it was, but it was an imbalance. Like a picture with too much pink. Then it hit me: life is not pink. So, I realized I know at least 100 ways to screw up your life too. [Update: There is an ebook based on this. Without further ado, let’s start: 1. Feel sorry about what happened to you. 2. Even if you know you’re lied. 3. Wrong partnerships may be both personal or professional. 4. Make them “bigger” than you. 5. Daydreaming is good. 6. Because you’re too tired of doing the same stupid things again while you’re awake. 7. 8. If you lost something, act like you’ve lost everything. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. - Sites like the ones you love! SimilarSites Alternatives and Similar Software. Similar Site Search Alternatives. 15 styles of Distorted Thinking.

15 styles of Distorted Thinking Filtering: You take the negative details and magnify them while filtering out all positive aspects of a situation. Polarized Thinking: Things are black or white, good or bad. You have to be perfect or you're a failure. There is no middle ground. Overgeneralization: You come to a general conclusion based on a single incident or piece of evidence.

Checklist for Hidden Anger Procrastination in the completion of imposed tasks. Listal - List the stuff you love! Movies, TV, music, games and books. The 51 Best Freebie Sites: Find Free Deals Online « Scratch Wireless. Everyone loves a great deal, and nothing is better than free. These days, entire websites are dedicated to sourcing and highlighting various freebies available. You can score everything from product samples and magazines, to experiences and services – all for no cost. Many popular brands even offer their own free sample programs. Depending on the site, you’ll either have to simply type in your information to have freebies sent your way, or you may need to answer a brief survey or other questions in order to qualify for the offer. Some sites might ask you to pay the shipping fees in order to get the freebie, but most don’t. If you’re willing to put in a little bit of legwork, you can score some really great freebies.

In no particular order, here are 51 of the best websites for scoring great freebies. 1. This online community allows registered members to share, review and discuss hot new products. Our fave freebies: Origins anti-again serum, free sample Dunkin’ Donuts: Free Beverage 2. 3. 4. Get Magazines. EzineArticles Submission - Submit Your Best Quality Original Articles For Massive Exposure, Ezine Publishers Get 25 Free Article Reprints.

The 51 Best Freebie Sites: Find Free Deals Online « Scratch Wireless. Zero Dollar Books: Free Best Selling Kindle Ebooks. Freebook Sifter: For Free eBooks. The 51 Best Freebie Sites: Find Free Deals Online « Scratch Wireless. Things You Should Know About Introverts | Playfully Tacky. 39 Free Home Decor Catalogs. 1. American Country Home Store Home Decor Catalog Photo © American Country Home Store The American Country Home Store home decor catalog will take your breath away with the wonderful furnishings in wine country, cottage, and traditional styles. You'll find the latest in furniture, rugs, bedding clocks, lamps, and outdoor accessories inside the American Country Home Store home decor catalog. 2.

Ballard Designs Home Decor Catalog Photo © Ballard Designs Ballard Designs has a home decor catalog that's free for those in the U.S. to request and have mailed to them. While flipping through the pages of this home decor catalog you'll see a wide selection of contemporary furniture, wall decor, rugs, lighting, and much more. 3. Photo © Bassett The Bassett home decor catalog is filled with contemporary and traditional furniture as well as accessories for every room in your house. 4.

Photo © Blair 5. Photo © Brylane Home The Brylane Home decor catalog is sent straight to your mailbox in just a few weeks time. Free Sample Talk | - Catalogues, Mail Order Catalogues and Brochures Free - Catalogs. Christmas Decorating Ideas, New sses for old Christmas Cards. Ideas on how to re-use greeting and christmas cards, Christmas Card crafts. I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend. It was beautiful here in PA. Absolutely gorgeous and I wanted to be outside as much as possible to enjoy the weather, so I didn’t get around to any work or blogging.

Now that Labor Day has officially come and gone and the Summer of 2010 is officially over, I can get into full fall mode YEAH!!!!!!! Without anyone giving me a hard time, like I am trying to rush the season. I am looking forward to oranges, browns, reds and all the lovely warm fall colors and putting some fall touches throughout the house. The project I created for today’s post is for beyond Fall —– It used recycled Christmas cards to make a Christmas tree garland that takes some time to make so I wanted to post it now to give you ample time to gather all the materials and create your own.

I started this one in October 2008. I also wanted to remind you that if and when you complete your holiday projects you can link them here, at my On-Going Holiday Link- up Party. 1. 2. How to Combat Every Kind of Stress. You know the feeling—tense muscles, a knot in your stomach, maybe a headache. No matter how hard you try, being calm and collected isn’t in the cards. Stress happens to all of us, and a recent American Psychological Association poll revealed that we’re feeling it more now than ever.

Women in particular seem to be bearing the brunt: More than 80 percent reported having prolonged stress about money and the economy, and 70 percent say they’re worried about health problems affecting them and their families. “Women have more on their plates when it comes to the work-life balance, which takes considerable emotional resources,” says Alice Domar, PhD, executive director of The Domar Center for Mind/Body Health and coauthor of Live a Little! Breaking the Rules Won’t Break Your Health. The comforting news is that stress isn’t always bad.

The key distinction: Good stress feels exciting and energizing; the bad type feels scary and paralyzing. Short-Term Stress What's Going On What You Can Do Breathe. 16 Habits Of Highly Sensitive People. Do you feel like you reflect on things more than everyone else? Do you find yourself worrying about how other people feel? Do you prefer quieter, less chaotic environments? If the above sound true to you, you may be highly sensitive. The personality trait — which was first researched by Elaine N. Aron, Ph.D., in the early 1990s — is relatively common, with as many as one in five people possessing it. Aron, who has written multiple studies and books on high sensitivity, including The Highly Sensitive Person, also developed a self-test (which you can take here) to help you determine if you are highly sensitive. While recent interest in introversion — driven largely by high-profile publications on the subject, including Susan Cain’s book “Quiet,” — has brought more awareness to personality traits that value less stimulation and higher sensitivity, Aron notes that highly sensitive people still tend to be considered the “minority.” 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16.