How to Maximize Focus and Set Priorities

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Pause for a moment. What comes into your head? Are you thinking of so many things? Perhaps, yes. When setting focus on a specific task, these thoughts in your head must go together and work well towards accomplishing that particular task. Focus is a matter of disciplining the mind, and discipline, as we all know, … Read more How to Maximize Focus and Set Priorities

Tips To Learn The Art of Saying ‘No’

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Since we were kids, it’s always hard for us to accept the “No” from our parents whenever we wanted to do or have something, and they won’t give it. Do you think they find it easier to say no, although they knew it would make us feel bad and upset? Or have you ever thought … Read more Tips To Learn The Art of Saying ‘No’

A Guide to Decluttering Your Home

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What is “clutter” and “decluttering”? Clutter is defined as a collection of things you’re keeping that don’t add value to your life while decluttering is defined as removing unneeded items in your home and making room for those that really matter. Why get rid of the clutter? Well, first of all, clutter brings problems in … Read more A Guide to Decluttering Your Home

Tips for Home Office Lighting

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When the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic started, almost all of us were required to stay home. This means that we are supposed to do our normal day-to-day stuff like studying and working at home. We bring home paperwork and try to accomplish different online tasks in our home that turned into an office. To become more productive and … Read more Tips for Home Office Lighting

Planning Multiple Zoom Meetings in a Day

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As more workplaces transition to being remote, we learn how to navigate the aspects of working with our personal computers for hours. Meetings are being moved entirely online, which means we’re setting up or attending many video conference calls. If you don’t have a lot of experience with video conferencing, it may take some time … Read more Planning Multiple Zoom Meetings in a Day

Washing Clothes When You’re Off the Grid

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If you’re planning to take a vacation off the grid for a substantial amount of time or just working towards self-sufficiency, you have to learn how to wash clothes without washing machines. It may seem inconvenient, but remember, people have lived without electricity and appliances for years. Even the Amish people today and people living … Read more Washing Clothes When You’re Off the Grid

Refurbishing Old Sewing Machines

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Have you ever seen a vintage sewing machine at a thrift shop or a flea market that made you stop in your tracks and take it home for repair? You may have seen its beauty under all that rust, dirt, and grime but aren’t sure what it will take to bring it back to its … Read more Refurbishing Old Sewing Machines

Handling Online Meetings in a Noisy House

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Due to the unique conditions brought about by this pandemic, many of us are forced to work remotely in our own homes. Employers have made us reliant on video conferencing applications like Zoom for conducting meetings and classes. If you make or attend conference calls, then you know how distracting and annoying background noises can … Read more Handling Online Meetings in a Noisy House

Letting Kids Decorate Their Rooms and Staying Out of Their Way

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Giving your child the freedom to decorate and decide on the design of their bedroom is an effective way to make them feel comfortable in their space. Leading child psychologists believe that parents must give their children a chance to decorate their own rooms as it lets the child express their personalities while you can … Read more Letting Kids Decorate Their Rooms and Staying Out of Their Way

Tips for Your First Time Sewing

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Sewing can be challenging for you to learn and improve at first. However, it can be the source of fun if you are well prepared and ready to take the challenge by getting fully equipped. There are a number of suggestions and tactics that can impressively help you in learning sewing for the first time. … Read more Tips for Your First Time Sewing