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Friday: July 29, 2011

Some self-help advice for those of you looking to improve upon your self-improvement needs.Some self-help advice for those of you looking to improve upon your self-improvement needs.

I've been reading a lot of Coding Horror lately. This particular post resonated with me a lot more than I initially thought it would. It might be because there is a lot of noise these days (read Internet noise: twitter, facebook, work emails, etc) to distract me from a given task at hand (either that or my perpetual procrastination). If you happen to be in need of some motivational advice this will prove to be a good read.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 1:53 PM | Tags (7) | codinghorror | help | improvement | motivation | needs | advice | jeffatwood |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: March 1, 2010

Eleven tips for making for your home (or work) office more comfortable.Eleven tips for making for your home (or work) office more comfortable.

This article seems to be geared to freelancers probably because the source website is all about freelancing. Well, I say nay to that my friends. This article can cross freelancer/worker lines and apply to anyone who happens to have an office at their job as well. I need more plants.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 1:35 PM | Tags (8) | comfortable | design | freelancers | home | location | office | plants | work |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 37 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: January 25, 2010

Ten tools for better reading both online and offline.Ten tools for better reading both online and offline.

Lifehacker covers some handy tools covering a variety of topics related to your overall reading ability (speed reading, recommendations, etc). And you're right, no human being would stack books like this.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 6:38 AM | Tags (5) | reading | tools | lifehacker | online | offline |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 31 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: November 24, 2009

Ten questions you should never stop asking according to Forbes.Ten questions you should never stop asking according to Forbes.

The headline was a misleading as I thought Forbes was referring to ten existential questions you should never stop asking yourself. Turns out they just meant it from a business point of view. Oh well.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 6:30 AM | Tags (4) | business | questions | forbes | improvement |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 33 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 27, 2009

A handy list of fifty-five ways in which get more energy.A handy list of fifty-five ways in which get more energy.

Yes, sometimes laughter can be the best medicine for any occasion, including getting a much-needed boost of energy. I mean, just look at the cat in the thumbnail - he's having a great time.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 8:03 AM | Tags (9) | energy | exercise | habits | increase | laughter | methods | vices | ways | zenhabits |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 30 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Want to know what the best sounds for getting work done are?Want to know what the best sounds for getting work done are?

It depends on whether your office or workspace is noisy enough that a good kind of noise or music is preferable to the natural cacophony. It depends on your personal attention span, and how likely you are to fiddle with controls versus letting a music stream trickle past your ears.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 7:59 AM | Tags (6) | work | music | productive | habits | lifehacker | sounds |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 11, 2009

Eight signs that you're an energy-hogging jerk.Eight signs that you're an energy-hogging jerk.

If you refuse to turn off your computer, take long hot showers, leave the TV on, idle your car, crank up the AC, leave the fridge open too long, use unneccesary lighting equipment and/or drink bottled water then you are a jerk.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 4:06 PM | Tags (8) | electricity | energy | environment | hog | jerk | msnbc | power | usage |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 8, 2009

Have you given blood lately? One New Yorker is close to forty gallons.Have you given blood lately? One New Yorker is close to forty gallons.

A New York man is donating his 320th pint of blood this week, making him one of two people in the U.S. who has given 40 gallons. Seventy-five-year-old Al Fischer of Massapequa plans to reach the milestone Tuesday, 58 years after he started giving blood.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 7:46 AM | Tags (6) | blood | donations | gallons | rivalry | pint | milestone |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 23, 2009

Eighteen great sites for learning a new language.Eighteen great sites for learning a new language.

Good luck and may the Babelfish be with you.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Self Improvement @ 7:22 AM | Tags (3) | babelfish | language | learning |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 40 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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