- Book review: Willpower
In the recently published book Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength, authors Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney explore the science behind willpower and self-control. They analyzed findings from hundreds of experiments to see why some people are able to keep their focus and determination after a long day at work and others aren’t.
- Unitasker Wednesday: The Coneivore
Are pine cones some special class of yard debris that require VIP treatment? Are they too good to be touched by a rake?
- Twelve strategies for achieving your goals from the book Willpower
One of the topics covered extensively in Willpower: Rediscovering the Greatest Human Strength is goal setting and achievement. The book’s authors Roy F. Baumeister and John Tierney identify 12 proven strategies for successfully reaching your goals.
- Multifunctional children’s furniture
The multifunctional WeeCANDU Chair can be transformed into a playtable/desk, bedside table, easel, step stool, rocking chair, regular chair, and magazine/book rack.
- Qualities of a good to-do method
After years of auditioning the most popular to-do management methods (and a few obscure methods, as well), I’ve found that it’s incredibly obvious which methods are likely to be helpful and which ones are duds. For a method to be good at actually getting me to do my work, it has to have the following components.
- Unitasker Wednesday: Even more elaborate butter cutters
I am 100 percent serious when I say that I don’t understand why someone would prefer to use one of these butter cutting devices instead of a knife.
- Sponges: Separating the new from the used
Reader Kathryn makes suggestions for how to keep sponges from cross contaminating your kitchen.