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book review – willpower: rediscovering the greatest human strength

Maybe the most important thing you’ll learn in the book is this: Don’t try to make important decisions when you’re tired, hungry or feel overextended. The authors, Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney, claim that we spend about a quarter … Continue reading

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book review – happy money: the science of smarter spending

It turns out that money can make you happy, after all. The bad news is that the happiness is generally short lived. Happy Money aims to teach us how to spend money in ways that will bring greater happiness. As … Continue reading

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book review – discardia: more life, less stuff

Discardia is a holiday that Dinah Sanders created to celebrate letting go of clutter. It appears a few times a year, allowing you to continue the celebration regularly. Sanders offers three guiding principles to conquering your clutter: Decide and Do; … Continue reading

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book review – solving the procrastination puzzle

Timothy Pychyl is a professor of psychology who writes about procrastination. Solving the Procrastination Puzzle: A Concise Guide to Strategies for Change is a short book, making it easy to get through quickly. Dr. Pychyl asks the reader to identify … Continue reading

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book review – stress awareness month

April is Stress Awareness Month and it’s important to remember that some stress can be good for you. You might work more diligently or feel more creative if you experience a little stress. Sometimes, however, we create more stress for ourselves … Continue reading

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book review – you have too much sh*t

Almost everyone has too much stuff. Identifying it and doing something about it can be challenging. This month’s book is a very short, very straightforward, slightly vulgar read. The title is an indication to what you will find inside. You … Continue reading

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Book Review – Zero Waste Home

Yesterday I was driving behind a van that had one of those stick figure families on the rear window. The father was golfing, the kids were doing ballet and soccer and the mother was shopping. Unless she is a professional … Continue reading

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