How to Read and Use Histograms
The histogram is a useful but often misunderstood tool that your camera provides to help you get the correct exposure on your images. In this article we’re going to look at how to read it and use it to your advantage to help you do just that. via Pocket
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12 days ago
This is what no-deal Brexit actually looks like
No deal is one of those really bad ideas, like shell suits or Celine Dion, which we thought we could leave in the past. But this summer it's somehow all the rage. It's discussed as if it were just another Brexit option. It is not. via Pocket
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23 days ago
This Is The Most Important Thing You Can Do Each Morning – RyanHoliday.net
“Keep a notebook. Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it. Slap into it every stray thought that flutters up into your brain. Cheap paper is less perishable than gray matter. And lead pencil markings endure longer than memory.” —Jack London via Pocket
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8 weeks ago
What Dating After 40 Is Like for Men (Advice for Women)
I love men. People ask me all the time whether I offer dating and relationship coaching for single men. I don’t. But I tell them that I help men by helping women who are dating after 40. via Pocket
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9 weeks ago
How to Handle Your Baggage When Dating after 40
If you are dating over 40, 50 or beyond, you ought to learn how to handle your baggage on dates. That nasty divorce, the bankruptcy, your high maintenance child, an STD or some other health problem…these are just some of the common products of a rich and varied, well-lived life. via Pocket
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9 weeks ago
Mr. Rogers's Simple Set of Rules for Talking to Kids - The Atlantic
The TV legend possessed an extraordinary understanding of how kids make sense of language. For the millions of adults who grew up watching him on public television, Fred Rogers represents the most important human values: respect, compassion, kindness, integrity, humility. via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
There Is No “Right Person, Wrong Time” – Kris Gage – Medium
You hear it so often, either from potential partners telling you why it won’t work, or friends talking about their relationships, or from your own mouth, to someone else. But in reality, there’s no such thing. via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
A New Tech Manifesto – Trust Issues – Medium
Six demands, from a citizen to Big TechBaratunde ThurstonJun 4 via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
Stop Breaking Your Own Damn Heart – Kris Gage – Medium
I know you do this because we all do it. I also know you do this because nobody not doing it is reading this. We are the troubled, and we read things like that and know it’s for us, because we know it’s true. via Pocket
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10 weeks ago
The 7 Habits: Put First Things First | The Art of Manliness
Welcome back to our monthly series that summarizes, expands, and riffs on each of the seven habits laid out in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. Covey’s first two habits are big picture and abstract. via Pocket
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11 weeks ago
Opinion | Why You Will Marry the Wrong Person - The New York Times
IT’S one of the things we are most afraid might happen to us. We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it all the same: We marry the wrong person. Partly, it’s because we have a bewildering array of problems that emerge when we try to get close to others. via Pocket
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11 weeks ago
How Running Helped Me Handle the Stress of Daily Life
As I sit at a table in the hotel restaurant and watch the waitress pour me a coffee, my outward appearance is calm. Little does she know my mind is processing 100 thoughts a second about everything that has been over the last 6 months and everything that could be over the next 6 hours. via Pocket
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12 weeks ago
The 7 Habits: Begin With the End in Mind | The Art of Manliness
Welcome back to our monthly series that summarizes, expands, and riffs on each of the seven habits laid out in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey. The second habit Stephen Covey covers in The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People is “Begin With the End in Mind. via Pocket
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12 weeks ago
General Thinking Tools: 9 Mental Models to Solve Difficult Problems
When I first came across Charlie Munger’s 1995 Speech, The Psychology of Human Misjudgment, I realized that I could learn more from him than my MBA. So I spent the next few years reading and researching about cognitive biases and how we mislead ourselves. via Pocket
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12 weeks ago
Logic Pro X Masterclass - Part 1 - YouTube
Part 1 of a Logic Pro X Masterclass from the Guildhall School's Electronic Music Department, hosted by Guildhall professor Jono Buchanan and joined by Guildhall musicians on stage in the Milton Court Concert Hall.This free masterclass on Apple’s award winning audio recording and music production s via Pocket
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may 2018
10 best mindfulness apps | The Independent
Mindfulness is all about clearing your thoughts and becoming acutely aware of yourself and your surroundings – and if it’s your first foray into the practice, a phone-based app could be an accessible way in. via Pocket
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may 2018
Drowning Doesn't Look Like Drowning - Soundings Online
One of the first things I ever wrote for publication was a short article about drowning recognition for a Coast Guard magazine. A few years later, I adapted the piece for recreational boaters. I tried my best to get it published, but no one wanted it. via Pocket
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may 2018
Articles like yours are ones that make me clap and think that that’s why I am Medium Member
It reminds me of Gift of imperfection book by Brené Brown. Not sure if you seen her TED talk. I also have a view that laziness does not exist. Usually you encounter it when there is something that you need or want to do but it is mixed with something that you do not want to do, it is bundled. via Pocket
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april 2018
Code Review Best Practices – Palantir – Medium
The Internet provides a wealth of material on code reviews: on the effect of code reviews on company culture, on formal security reviews, shorter guides, longer checklists, humanized reviews, reasons for doing code reviews in the first place, best practices, more best practices, statistics on code r via Pocket
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april 2018
Drafts 5: The MacStories Review – MacStories
There are few apps I've ever used which made a lasting impact on my daily workflow. But for years now, the singular app that's been the foundation of my iOS use has been Drafts. via Pocket
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april 2018
Dictation Guide - Siri User Guide
Below is a visual guide to the current dictation shortcuts in Siri. If you’ve used any sort of voice recognition software before a lot of these will be familiar. Say ‘Numeral 5’ and Siri will write out ‘5’ instead of ‘five’. via Pocket
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april 2018
How to Become the Best Version of Yourself – Personal Growth – Medium
Some people equate success with “having it all,” but this can become a slippery slope. The appetite for success devolves into greed. I met many millionaires in my career who were unhappy, negative people. It surprised me, because it looked like they had it all. via Pocket
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april 2018
Putting off the important things? It's not for the reasons you think | Life and style | The Guardian
All you really need to succeed, according to the writer-philosopher Robert Pirsig, who died last month, is gumption. via Pocket
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march 2018
Choosing the Right Relationship – Robert Solley – Medium
Most people put more thought into choosing a car than choosing a romantic partner. When I ask the couples I see in therapy what drew them to each other, out of the hundreds that I have seen, the most common answers are physical attraction and some indication of ease. via Pocket
march 2018
How The Miracle Morning Has Changed My Life and Business
If you just started working for yourself you know that it’s hard. You see, I started my business in 2012 on the side while I had a full-time job. via Pocket
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march 2018
How To Write In Your Journal To Improve Yourself and Achieve Your Goals
Of all the things that have been helpful to me in personal growth and goal achievement, using my journal daily is at the foundation. Writing in my journal every single day is the glue that holds everything else together. via Pocket
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march 2018
Proper Running Technique >> Best 3 Ways
Running is our sport. Running fascinates all age groups, all levels and all nationalities. Running unites. Runners love the feeling of freedom. I love to challenge myself, so I started coaching to offer running technique courses to sports enthusiasts wishing to run easier and feel stronger. via Pocket
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february 2018
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Gabe was a rising leader at a non-profit in New York City. Smart, compassionate, and driven, he had strong relationships with his donors and the community his organization served. But lately Gabe was drained by the difficult dynamics happening around him. via Pocket
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february 2018
An Empowering Way to Respond to Hurtful People | Thrive Global
I can vividly remember certain times in my life when I have been deeply hurt, shamed, excluded, or violated by someone. I clearly remember wanting the violators to understand the pain they caused, offer me a genuine apology, and hear them pledge to never do it to anyone else. That happened once. via Pocket
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february 2018
To Feel Strong – Lucy Bellwood – Medium
Made with love and support from my crew on Patreon. Hop in if you want to see more. via Pocket
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february 2018
A Golden Age for Reading Books – Robert Breen
While reading books might be waning in today’s mobile phone obsessed, Facebook generation, the tools and technology for reading and remembering books have never been better. I’d call it a Golden Age for those lucky souls willing to invest the time to read. via Pocket
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january 2018
Book or Computer? The Best Place to Keep your Journal – Robert Breen
This is the second installment of a multi-part series on journal writing. The first post described the benefits of keeping a journal. Here, I’ll share thoughts on where to keep your journal: paper or digital. For most of my adult life, I’ve kept a journal. via Pocket
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january 2018
Five Reasons You Should Keep a Journal – Robert Breen
You should keep a journal and ideally write in it every day. You’ve likely heard that advice already. The internet is full of articles and research on why journaling is good for you. I’ve read a lot of these myself. via Pocket
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january 2018
Morning Routine: You Only Get 25,000 Mornings as an Adult. Don't Waste Them.
You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a few. According to a report from the World Health Organization, the average life expectancy in the United States is 79 years old. Most people in wealthy nations are hovering around the 80–year mark. via Pocket
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january 2018
Winter Travel in a VW California | The VW California
Before setting off on a trip abroad there are a few things you must research to ensure that you are adhering to the particular laws of that country. via Pocket
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december 2017
12 Questions Answered Regarding Vitamin B12 - Nutrition
Vitamin B12 is one of the most common topics I get asked about for those interested in a plant-based diet. via Pocket
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december 2017
Understanding Basic Music Theory - Free online course
is a comprehensive insight into the fundamental notions of music theory: music notation, rules of harmony, ear training, etc. It covers most of the topics needed to understand and develop your musical skills - with your favorite training tool EarMaster of course! via Pocket
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december 2017
11 Ideas That Will Rewire Your Brain – Personal Growth – Medium
The term rewiring your brain has become a psychological revolution in recent times. We now know that you can literally rewire your brain by choosing the thoughts that you allow in and standing guard at the door of your mind. Thoughts stem from the ideas that you pick up in your day to day life. via Pocket
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december 2017
How to Plan Your Ideal Year – Personal Growth – Medium
“Five days a week, I read my goals before I go to sleep and when I wake up. There are 10 goals around health, family, business, etc., with expiration dates, and I update them every 6 months.” — Daymond John, Founder and CEO of FUBU via Pocket
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december 2017
I love my boyfriend, but he twists things so they seem like my fault | Life and style | The Guardian
I want to spend my life with him, but our constant arguments make me feel sad and like a shell of myself. Annalisa Barbieri advises a reader Three years ago, I moved to Australia after having spent my 20s in the UK, where I had been in a serious relationship for 10 years. via Pocket
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december 2017
5 worst things to do before a run - Runner's World
Most of us learned how to warm up many years ago in school PE classes. Much of that is now out-of-date. Today, recent research indicates that static stretching is not the best for a runner. via Pocket
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november 2017
Foot & Ankle Strengthening Exercises
Foot and ankle strengthening exercises help to improve the strength, control and movement of the foot. You may be wanting to overcome weakness following an injury such as an ankle sprain, or simply to improve the strength of your feet.  via Pocket
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november 2017
When Your Partner Has Anxiety: A Meltdown Guide | The Meltdown Guide
What do you do when your partner is having a panic attack or a depressive episode? It can be really scary and super frustrating watching someone you love go through an episode, especially if you don’t know how to be helpful. via Pocket
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november 2017
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Life has been easy to me. At least, that’s what people think. It has not always been like that though. via Pocket
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october 2017
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Several years ago, while sitting in another therapist’s office, I listened as she spilled her heart out telling me how amazing meditation could be for dealing with anxiety. If she believed that I might be able to change my life without medication, then I felt like I needed to give it a shot. via Pocket
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september 2017
Consumed by anxiety? Give it a day or two | Life and style | The Guardian
The problems you’re experiencing today seem fraught and important, but that’s mainly because you’re so narrowly focused on the present 10.00 EDT Last modified on Sunday 17 September 2017 00. via Pocket
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september 2017
Depot Climbing technique: flagging - YouTube
It's time to learn some climbing technique. Improving you technique is the fastest way to improving your ability as a climber, flagging is something everyone needs to know! via Pocket
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september 2017
The Drafts Your Novel Needs (and Why You Probably Won't Use a Single Word of Your First Draft!) - ProWritingAid
Nobody writes their final novel on the first pass. I’m not given to making dogmatic statements, but that’s one I’m willing to bet my manuscript on. via Pocket
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september 2017
How to Run Without Getting Tired: 12 Steps (with Pictures)
As we all know, running is a very important skill that everyone should be able to do. It's a great way to slim down, and keep yourself heart-healthy. It's also good in an emergency: you never know when you might have to run from a wild animal—or a door-to-door salesman. via Pocket
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september 2017
The Life-Changing Habit of Starting Your Day With Clarity And Purpose
Prioritizing is not overrated. Distracted by the dozens of unexpected emails, phone calls, meetings and never finding enough time to work on most important tasks for the day, many people end their day feeling unproductive and unsure of what was accomplished. via Pocket
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september 2017
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I can recall many examples when I’ve had a conversation, meeting or discussion with someone (who I generally agree with) turn into a fully fledged debate. We often describe these conversations as ‘going sideways’ as that’s how it feels to both parties. via Pocket
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september 2017
These are the skills you should learn that will pay off forever | World Economic Forum
The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you’ve made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake. via Pocket
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september 2017
If It Doesn’t Suck, It’s Not Worth Doing – Thrive Global
According to psychological research, the anticipation of an event is almost always more emotionally powerful than the event itself. The dread of asking your boss for a raise is paralyzing and can last months. Yet, once you get yourself to finally do it, it’s over before you know it. via Pocket
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august 2017
Ulysses Switches to Subscription | Ulysses Blog
He turned his passion into a career: The German blogger and book author Patrick Bolk successfully publishes about the vegan way of life. Read in our interview what led up to it — and have the chance to win a copy of Patrick’s book “Vegan im Job” (“Vegan at Work”). via Pocket
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august 2017
Why we’re switching Ulysses to Subscription – Building Ulysses – Medium
Today, we are switching Ulysses to a subscription model. The short story is this (tl;dr): Our users expect a continuously evolving high quality product — and subscription is the only way we can truly deliver on that expectation. The following post then, is the long story. via Pocket
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august 2017
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In 2017, technology can optimize even the most basic activities — like going outside for a run. But what happens when an app overshadows the experience it’s supposed to improve?Welcome to Inefficiency Week. via Pocket
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august 2017
James Rhodes: 'Find what you love and let it kill you' | Music | The Guardian
My life as a concert pianist can be frustrating, lonely, demoralising and exhausting. But is it worth it? Yes, without a shadow of a doubt My life as a concert pianist can be frustrating, lonely, demoralising and exhausting. via Pocket
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july 2017
The importance of side projects – The Year of the Looking Glass – Medium
This was first published on my mailing list The Looking Glass. Every week, I answer a reader’s question. I understand the importance of side projects. via Pocket
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july 2017
Why Canada Is Able to Do Things Better - The Atlantic
Most of the country understands that when it comes to government, you pay for what you get. When I was a young kid growing up in Montreal, our annual family trips to my grandparents’ Florida condo in the 1970s and ‘80s offered glimpses of a better life. via Pocket
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july 2017
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Wouldn’t it be fantastic if the road to success and happiness were an easy one? Unfortunately, as we all know, this isn’t the case. The reality is, you’ll only succeed once you force yourself to do things that you don’t necessarily want to. It’s true. via Pocket
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july 2017
How to swim using the Shaw method – video | Life and style | The Guardian
Steven Shaw has been developing the Shaw method of swimming for the past 25 years. He explains how he draws on his experience as an Alexander Technique teacher and uses hands-on tuition to improve posture, stroke and general wellbeing. via Pocket
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july 2017
Why Peeing in the Pool Could Be Dangerous | Disinfection By-Products - YouTube
It’s kind of a pain to get out of the pool just to use the bathroom, plus chlorine is a disinfectant so it is fine to pee in the pool, right? Well, it turns out that might give you some health issues.SciShow Beach Towel: http://j.mp/2t5QNJ7 by: Stefan Chin----------Suppo via Pocket
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july 2017
How-To: Train the Most Important Core Muscles for Cycling | Bicycling
Your bulging quads and razor-cut calves are the envy of your cycling pack, and you start every ride strong. As the ride progresses, though, your hips seesaw in the saddle, your lower back aches, and you slow in corners. The problem? Your core cries uncle long before your legs wear out. via Pocket
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july 2017
Breathing Tips for New Runners | Runner's World
Hi! I'm a new runner and I'm experiencing a problem with controlling my breathing. Though I don't feel any soreness or pain in my legs, in about 200 meters, it gets incredibly hard to breathe. It feels like my lungs are resisting the air, and no matter how deep I breathe it isn't enough. via Pocket
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july 2017
Running On Air: Breathing Technique | Runner's World
This article was adapted from Running on Air: The Revolutionary Way to Run Better by Breathing Smarter, by Budd Coates, M.S., and Claire Kowalchik (Rodale, 2013). The book teaches how to use the principles and methods of rhythmic breathing across all levels of effort. via Pocket
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july 2017
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[This will have an impact]1.Know Your Worth. Don’t let anybody discount you, take you for granted, or tell you that you aren’t worth what you know you are. Understand and never sell out your value.2.Develop Flexibility. via Pocket
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june 2017
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You are walking home from work when you pass the loveliest hydrangeas. At $6 for two stems at the local bodega they are a steal and impossible to pass up. You bring them home, plunk them in a vase with some water and forget about them for a couple of hours. via Pocket
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june 2017
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I have the reputation of living what Marie Kondo might call a magically tidy life. My tights are rolled like sushi, my tabletops are bare and my kitchen is so clean I could perform surgery in it. I wasn’t always this way. via Pocket
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june 2017
Tom Watt – Wolf People
Here it is, my last interview from Pickathon 2015. Saving one of the best for last, I spoke with Tom Watt of Wolf People, who went through some trials and tribulations to get to the festival from England. via Pocket
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june 2017
How to answer the lazy "Corbyn is unelectable" propaganda trope
Political propaganda works by programming intellectually lazy people with very simple tropes that they can rote learn and regurgitate instead of doing the hard work of actually researching and thinking about the issues for themselves. via Pocket
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june 2017
www.nytimes.com
There is nothing original about this list. It has all been said before by writers much smarter than me. I’ve just arranged things differently, and I keep changing them as the years go by. There’s nothing binding here. All suggestions can be ignored when necessary. I do it all the time. via Pocket
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june 2017
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“It is not fair to ask of others what you are not willing to do yourself” said Eleanor Roosevelt and one of the most important lessons in management. It is frequently written and talked about, yet so often misunderstood. via Pocket
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june 2017
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They can also be used offensively, to proactively create the conditions for rapid acceleration and value creation. Let’s begin with a simple question: why do we have moods? via Pocket
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may 2017
January love - Care for the Family
I remember speaking with a couple in their mid-twenties; they had a baby girl aged six months and were about to divorce. I asked the man why he wanted to leave his wife. He said, “I don’t feel in love anymore. via Pocket
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may 2017
How to Learn Vocabulary
The most important task in language learning, in my opinion, is the acquisition of vocabulary. If we have enough words, we can make sense of what we’re reading or listening to and we can somehow express ourselves. Vocabulary is much more important than grammar. via Pocket
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may 2017
The Truth About B-12! Debunking ALL Myths Plus How ‘Unnatural’ It Is To Be Vegan And Take A Supplement? -
There has been a heated debate, even among vegans on how much really we need to take a B-12 supplement, or any supplements at all when eating 100% plant-based. via Pocket
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may 2017
Not Naughty: 10 Ways Kids Appear to Be Acting Bad But Aren't | Psychology Today
Here are 10 ways kids may seem like they’re acting "naughty," but really aren’t. When we recognize kids' unwelcome behaviors as reactions to environmental conditions, developmental phases, or our own actions, it lets us respond proactively, and with much more compassion. 1. via Pocket
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may 2017
OMGYes.com - women’s pleasure demystified
As a Glow Premium user, you receive an additional 25% off of Season One of OMGyes. This week only - get a free preview of the Multiples episode. via Pocket
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may 2017
Theft and Loss Recovery for iOS Users — Fraser Speirs
Recently, I took my family on a trip to France. We had a wonderful time but it was slightly marred by the events of the last evening in Paris when one of our bags was stolen from literally at our feet in a restaurant. A number of things were lost but the most concerning one was my wife's iPhone. via Pocket
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may 2017
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