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Old-Fashioned Homesteading Is the New Feminist Career LearnVest. Following the great debate and controversy sparked by our Money Mic about whether the CARD Act hurts women, we bring you another Money Mic essay on a controversial or thought-provoking topic.

Old-Fashioned Homesteading Is the New Feminist Career LearnVest

The views expressed here are those of the essayist and not the LearnVest staff, but we look forward to opening the floor to debate and discussion, so tell us what you think. Today, Shannon Hayes, author of Radical Homemakers, tells us about what it means to be a homesteader—like a stay-at-home mom of the Little House on the Prairie generation—and why she feels it gives her more independence than ever before. When I eschewed a conventional career path, it wasn’t because I didn’t care about dollars and cents. To the contrary: From the time I could multiply and divide, my grandfather taught me all about concepts like compound interest and the rule of 72. LUCID DREAMING. PHOTOS: Stunning Mason Jar Crafts.

Before I Die & Candy Chang. 2011New Orleans, LA Interactive public art project that invites people to share their personal aspirations in public space.

Before I Die & Candy Chang

After losing someone she loved and falling into depression, Chang created this experiment on an abandoned house in her neighborhood to create an anonymous place to help restore perspective and share intimately with her neighbors while remaining an introvert. Lemon Cleanse. 3×5.

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Home Made Tips. 8 smart organizing tips for the kitchen. Craft Ideas. The Most Effective Way to Create New Habits. Do you have problems forming and sticking to new habits?

The Most Effective Way to Create New Habits

Do you have a tiny case of OCD? Then this is the ultimate self-improvement technique for you. It’s called the Don’t-Break-The-Chain technique. It’s dead-simple, super effective (like Pokémon attacks) and strangely pleasurable… 1) Choose some habit(s) you would like to adhere to on a regular basis. All About the Lemon Juice and Maple Syrup Detox. The third time i caved in on the lemon juice and maple syrup detox diet I knew i needed help.

All About the Lemon Juice and Maple Syrup Detox

I did not want to fail partly because i had $100 riding on it, partly because of my ego but i think it was really because I wanted it to work deep down. MY cynical nature could not cover up the fact i was fat, i was bloated and i was sick of being sick! I went online and did my research. I found out about the founder of the master cleanse diet as it is also called; Stanley Burroughs.

7 Essential Tips for Starting a Nonprofit. 1-2-3 Sort It. How to Get Rid of ThingsTop 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future. SExpand I have written How-Tos for many of them, but I concentrate on the "why" answers, not the "how".

Top 10 Ways to Turn Your Retired Gadgetry into the Technology of the Future

There are lots of places on the internet with step-by-step guides. Lifestyle Design Experiments. This is the place where you find all the lifestyle design experiments I'm sharing online.

Lifestyle Design Experiments

A lifestyle design experiment is where we take a simple idea or radical lifestyle concept and give it a test run in our lives. We're only obligated to it for 30 days, enough time to form it into a habit. Polyphasic sleep. Polyphasic sleep refers to the practice of sleeping multiple times in a 24-hour period—usually more than two, in contrast to biphasic sleep (twice per day) or monophasic sleep (once per day). The term was probably first used in the early 20th-century by psychologist J.S. Szymanski who observed daily fluctuations in activity patterns (Stampi 1992). It does not imply any particular sleep schedule. The circadian rhythm disorder known as irregular sleep-wake syndrome is an example of polyphasic sleep in humans.