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Bullet Journal Instructions – Bullet Journal. Joyous Clutter: The Anti–Marie Kondo Manifesto. Best Education Apps - Learn Something New. There’s no doubt about it — my smartphone is making me dumber.

Best Education Apps - Learn Something New

Thanks to the marvels of technology, I’ve forgotten basic math (thanks, iPhone calculator), I don’t know how to get anywhere (thanks, Google Maps), and my spelling is on par with a fourth grader’s (thanks, autocorrect). The smartphone dumb down is a problem that I think more than a few of us have in common, but how can we fix it? How to Ask for a Raise From a Former HR Specialist.

“Let me know if you have any questions, thoughts or concerns!”

How to Ask for a Raise From a Former HR Specialist

My email sign-off of choice during my time in Human Resources pretty much sums up the gig. I fielded questions, thoughts and concerns of every flavor under the sun, but, in terms of volume, those related to money were second only to those related to #feelings. Usually, raise requests involved both. Ellie Speaks...: 10 Tips to beat the Mean Reds. When Holly Golightly gets the Mean Reds, she heads for Tiffany's with a cup of coffee and a croissant.

Ellie Speaks...: 10 Tips to beat the Mean Reds

I've made no secret of the fact that the last couple of months haven't been easy for me. Criss Cross Minimergency Kit – Pinch Provisions. The Secret to Learning a New Language. MovieStreamingSites: Best Free Movies and TV Shows streaming Sites. How to Become the Most Compelling Person You Will Ever Know. 60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days.

Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to make drastic changes in order to notice an improvement in the quality of your life.

60 Small Ways to Improve Your Life in the Next 100 Days

At the same time, you don’t need to wait a long time in order to see the measurable results that come from taking positive action. All you have to do is take small steps, and take them consistently, for a period of 100 days. Below you’ll find 60 small ways to improve all areas of your life in the next 100 days. A to X Writing Advice, Courtesy of Copy Chief Benjamin Dreyer. There’s no such word as moreso.Mucus is a noun; mucous is an adjective.Nerve-racking, not -wracking; racked with guilt, not wracked with guilt.One buys a newspaper at a newsstand, not a newstand.

A to X Writing Advice, Courtesy of Copy Chief Benjamin Dreyer

An ordinance is a law; ordnance is ammo.Palette has to do with color; palate has to do with taste; a pallet is, among other things, something you sleep on. Eugene Pallette was a character actor; he’s particularly good in the 1943 film Heaven Can Wait.Nounwise, a premier is a diplomat; a premiere is something one attends. “Premier” is also, of course, an adjective denoting quality.That which the English call paraffin (as in “paraffin stove”), we Americans call kerosene. Copy editors should keep an eye open for this in mss. by British authors and query it. The term paraffin should generally be reserved for the waxy, oily stuff we associate with candles.Prophecy is a noun; prophesy is a verb.Per Web 11, it’s restroom.The Sibyl is a seeress; Sybil is Basil Fawlty’s wife.

The Secret to Learning a Foreign Language as an Adult. The Michel Thomas Method - The Natural Way to Learn a New Language. 25+ apps that the TED staff swears make their everyday lives easier. At our small, fast-moving nonprofit company, everyone does a couple of jobs — and productivity apps help us manage roles that shift between coding, writing/designing and running a full-scale conference twice a year.

25+ apps that the TED staff swears make their everyday lives easier

We asked the TED staff what apps they can’t live without. And beyond the classics—Instagram, Google Maps, Spotify, Uber, Seamless—we found some great apps that might help you too. (A star denotes that the app is free, or at least has a free version.) Streaming Netflix Movies And TV Shows in March 2014. Photo: Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classic There's just one month to go before one of the worst winters in history comes to a close, and Netflix wants to help you make it a good one.

Streaming Netflix Movies And TV Shows in March 2014

Every month the online video service debuts a slew of new movies available for streaming. And, looking over the fresh titles available for March, we can't help but feel that it's one of the strongest batches yet. You've got your Oscar-winning classics, like the bone-chilling psychological thriller The Silence of The Lambs, and Scorsese's morbid character study Taxi Driver, featuring a young Robert De Niro in a virtuoso performance that needs to be seen to be believed. Speaking of virtuoso performances, Capote, starring the late Philip Seymour Hoffman in his only Oscar-winning role is the perfect way to remember one of the greatest actors of our time. How To Cure Insomnia In 12 Minutes. I was badly afflicted with insomnia last winter in Perth, Australia.

How To Cure Insomnia In 12 Minutes

While many people hibernate through winter, I was kept up by the coldness and stress in general. It was overwhelming me — exams, rental, a triathlon and a crazy boss. My cognitive demands were almost ceaseless. When a new Bikram yoga studio sprung up in my suburb, I was happy. Instead of going out and running in the cold, I could keep up with my exercise indoors instead. I went into the searing hot room and did my first class. 10 DIY Tips For Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions. Party Architecture: How To Throw the Best Party... Like Ever. With One Photo, The Average Commute Becomes Super Special : The Picture Show. Hide captionOriginal caption via Instagram: #pscommute 5:15 PM on the C Train. 34th Street, Penn Station back home to Fort Greene, Brooklyn.

With One Photo, The Average Commute Becomes Super Special : The Picture Show

Giving the gift of reading. A magical moment between mother and son. It may seem like just another subway ride, but with a book and an imagination, the adventures are limitless. Jabali Sawicki/@jsawicki1/Instagram Each month on Instagram, we team up with KPCC and suggest a photo assignment for our project Public Square. Amateur photographer Jabali Sawicki commutes by subway from Brooklyn into New York's Penn Station every morning. 18 Bizarrely Effective Home Remedies. College Style - School Spirit Outfits. How to pass a test without really studying, how to deal with an awkward roommate situation, how to eat mac and cheese for every meal, and how to stay up till 4 a.m...every night of the week — these are just a few of the choice "real-world" lessons we learned in college.

College Style - School Spirit Outfits

At the same time, we also learned to break away from style patterns inherited from toddler years (good-bye, ribbon belts!) And came into our own. And, the results yielded from days of field testing at Big Apple universities proved us right: College truly is a time when personal fashion really begins to flourish. But, just in case you need more evidence, we snapped 46 coeds that aced the sartorial test. Don't date a girl who reads — Charles Warnke - think thank thunk. “You Should Date an Illiterate Girl”, by Charles WarnkeDate a girl who doesn’t read. Find her in the weary squalor of a Midwestern bar. Find her in the smoke, drunken sweat, and varicolored light of an upscale nightclub. Wherever you find her, find her smiling. 10 of the Best Things You Can Get For Free Online.

27 DIY Beauty Hacks Every Girl Should Know. 21 Little Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Get Healthier. Online Dating Sites - Okcupid - Tinder. Seeking: An End To Seeking You're thinking of love in the long term. The commitment, the "what's yours is mine," and, yes, perhaps one day, the trip down the aisle/to City Hall. If your life was a dating-site commercial, you wouldn't mind being one half of the testimonial couple — hold the cheese, please. "Even though I was truly hoping I would find a solid partner, I was an extremely unwilling dater, online or otherwise," says R29's own EIC Christene Barberich, who calls her relationship status "non-existent" six years ago. "Maybe unwilling isn't quite the right word.

Linda's story started similarly. 58 of My Favorite Personal Finance Blogs and Sites. This is a biggie for you. I always get asked what my favorite personal finance blogs and sites are and while I want to include every single one that exists I’ve narrowed it down to my 58 favorites (in no particular order). 58 of My Favorite Personal Finance Blogs and Sites… 1. Wisebread. Miranda Kerr - Best iPhone Apps. Even though we're not trying to become supermodels (in our dreams maybe) — we can still learn a thing or two from them (hello gorgeous skin!). Take for example, Miranda Kerr: There's no denying she's tapped into some fountain of youth secrets. And lucky for us, we got an exclusive look into all of her iPhone apps, which help her with everything from clean-eating, to exercise plans, and even gardening tips.

27 Life Hacks Every Girl Should Know About. Work in Culture - Home. 7 Tips to Love Where You Are Right Now. Who Are You Trying to Prove Yourself To? “If you don’t like something change it; if you can’t change it, change the way you think about it.” ~Mary Engelbreit Some might say that their past haunts them like old ghosts. You Have to Know What Kind of Love You Deserve to Attract It. 10 Steps to Create Lasting Change in Your Life. Love Your Body, Love Yourself: You Are Not Alone. Rituals for Renewal: 7 Steps to Lower Your Stress. 10 Simple Ways to Enjoy Life’s Journey More. “Whatever the present moment contains, accept it as if you had chosen it. 12 Tips to Create a Peaceful, Passionate Life. “Get out of your head and get into your heart. We Are All Creative: Slow Down to Connect with Yourself. 30 Accomplishments to Be Proud Of. 35 Simple Ways to Be Beautiful. A Creative Way to Judge Less and Appreciate Life More.

28 Powerful Questions for a Happy Life. Think Less, Feel More. Writing Letters to Your Future Self: Love Who You’ll Become. Fuel Your Dreams with Simple Daily Habits. Loving Your Whole Body, Even the Jiggly Parts. 6 Ways to Live a Life of Passion and Adventure Right Now. 7 Tips to Develop a Daily Practice for Growth, Healing, and Happiness. Mindfulness & Peace. 3 Ways to Transform Anxiety into Positive Energy. 7 Powerful Realizations That Will Help You Suffer Less.