Thursday, March 26, 2015

Chill Out Relaxation With Music

Sometimes some background music can bring us into a state of calm and relieve stress. Not songs, just ambient music that does not demand active listening but eases us into a reflective trance state.

Try it too for when you want to focus on something intently for a period of time.

Here's one to try. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015


Compulsive liars.

 Ugh. If you have met someone like this you will love this audio broadcast.

Information on 'Tonic immobility"

Sunday, March 22, 2015

This American Couple Sold Their Stuff To Backpack Around Australia

Stuff. We start out owning it. Until it starts to own us.
 This video is the story of one young couple who decided to get rid of their debt and start living a better life.

Be doing what you love, buy only what you need, and save for it first.

This is the TED talk Adam saw in Sydney

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Handy Home Hacks and Tips: Rubber Bands

The internet has been great for so many things but in recent times the small productivity hacks that we have learned from people making videos and posting tips has been an excellent development.

Here are some uses for rubber bands you might not have known.  I think I like the paint tin one best - no drips down the side of the can, and a visual marker for how much paint remains inside - though I am not sure long it will take for a rubber band to perish.

You can find more handy tips and hacks here on my Household Tips board on Pinterest.