I know sometimes it seems that way. But the truth is life still is easy. It always will be. The only difference is we’re older, and the older we get, the more we complicate things for ourselves. You see, when we were young we saw the world through simple, hopeful eyes. As we grew older our minds became gradually disillusioned by negative external influences.
As a result, we ate comfort food and drank alcohol to numb our wounds and fill our voids. Over the course of time, we made our lives more and more difficult, and we started losing touch with who we really are and what we really need. So let’s get back to the basics, shall we? Life is not complex. Don’t try to read other people’s minds. Masterlock-01.png (1872×1224) Wear Palettes. 80+ Photoshop Actions for Giving Your Pictures a Vintage Look. TetraBox Light by Ed Chew. Liquid to Light Designer Ed Chew takes a green step in the right direction with the TetraBox lamp, a light object made from discarded drink packets that would have otherwise ended up in landfills already packed to the brim.
The design is achieved by unfolding the packets and refolding them into hexagonal and pentagonal sections that are then pieced together to form a geodesic sphere or any other desired shape. Here, the Epcot-like ball makes an attractive overhead light and casts an impressive web of shadows and shapes on the surrounding space.
Designer: Ed Chew. Planting A Pineapple. Did y’all know that you can take this and turn it into… This?
And that this will eventually produce… This? Yes, I’m talking about turning your average, ordinary grocery store pineapple into a tropical showpiece within your home. A plant that is not only impressive but will WOW! DIY Sweat-sacoche diy-laptop-sweat – the Trendy Girl. How To Remember Your Dreams. Stapleless Paper by Sherwood Forlee.
A Little Bit of College Ruled Genius By our friend and returning Yanko champion, Sherwood Forlee.
Check out the simplicity. Just punch out the corner, make a cut or two, fold back, and POW! You are green. You are sooo green. Get out there and kick-start the economy! That Forlee, always thinking with his heart. Visit his portfolio or click below to see the other things by SF that have been featured on Yanko Design. How To Coke Machine Jackpot Hack - a News &Politics video. >How-To: Newsprint Manicure « A Pretty Penny. I saw this newsprint manicure over on The Daily Nail and thought it was adorable (especially for bookworms and word lovers like myself).
I did a little Google detective work to see how to recreate it, and was surprised at how easy it is! All of the tutorials I found called for vodka or other clear distilled spirits, but we were fresh out. I used isopropyl alcohol instead, and it seemed to get the job done. How To Steal Like An Artist (And 9 Other Things Nobody Told Me) - Austin Kleon.
Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 Buy the book: Amazon | B&N | More… Here’s what a few folks have said about it: “Brilliant and real and true.”
—Rosanne Cash“Filled with well-formed advice that applies to nearly any kind of work.” —Lifehacker.com“Immersing yourself in Steal Like An Artist is as fine an investment in the life of your mind as you can hope to make.” 15 Different Ways To Tie Your Sneakers Pictures. 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.
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. Home 1. Day 1: Declutter MagazinesDay 2: Declutter DVD’sDay 3: Declutter booksDay 4: Declutter kitchen appliances. 50 Life Secrets and Tips. Memorize something everyday.Not only will this leave your brain sharp and your memory functioning, you will also have a huge library of quotes to bust out at any moment.
Poetry, sayings and philosophies are your best options.Constantly try to reduce your attachment to possessions.Those who are heavy-set with material desires will have a lot of trouble when their things are taken away from them or lost. Possessions do end up owning you, not the other way around. Become a person of minimal needs and you will be much more content.Develop an endless curiosity about this world.Become an explorer and view the world as your jungle. Stop and observe all of the little things as completely unique events. Try new things. Read “Zen and the Art of Happiness” by Chris Prentiss.This book will give you the knowledge and instruction to be happy at all times regardless of the circumstances.