- Finding solutions to disorder by identifying the causes of disorder
Sometimes the solution for solving a clutter problem is simply identifying the cause of the problem. It sounds obvious, but you may be surprised by how often the cause of the problem isn’t considered when looking for a solution.
- Unitasker Wednesday: Square Pie Iron
Everyone makes pies while camping. Pies and camping are a perfect pair, and the Square Pie Iron makes it possible.
- ‘Self-control is an exhaustible resource’
“Psychologists have discovered that self-control is an exhaustible resource. And I don’t mean self-control only in the sense of turning down cookies or alcohol, I mean a broader sense of self-supervision—any time you’re paying close attention to your actions, like when you’re having a tough conversation or trying to stay focused on a paper you’re writing. This helps to explain why, after a long hard day at the office, we’re more likely to snap at our spouses or have one drink too many—we’ve depleted our self-control.”