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Blog posts about getting the luxury lifestyle and gourmet food for less with clever hacks.

The KonMarie Spark Joy Method: You’ll Finally Tidy Your Home

The KonMarie Spark Joy Method: You’ll Finally Tidy Your Home

By now, you’ve probably heard of the KonMarie method either due to the two books Marie Kondo published, or the Netflix series that has set Twitter on fire in 2019. Boy, Netflix really timed that series well, didn’t they? Everyone has New Year’s resolutions on their mind, and many people make decluttering and organizing New Year’s Resolutions. We’ve documented the KonMarie process here so that you can get started on living a life that sparks joy. What Is The Art…

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2019: The Year Of Growth

2019: The Year Of Growth

2018 is over. With it, comes a new year and new goals. Prior to this year, I’d set some random New Year’s Resolution without thinking much of it. 2019 is different though. I’ve thought out, planned, and set the actions I need to do rather than just have goals. I’m not sure I’ve really grown much in terms of productivity, knowledge, and focus — I haven’t put the pedal to the metal for quite some while. 2019 will change all…

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2018 Annual Review: How Did I Do This Year?

2018 Annual Review: How Did I Do This Year?

I get graded on bi-annual reviews at work, got grades in class, so why don’t I do the same thing in my personal life? 2018 is the first year I’ll do an annual review. And man, I did terribleĀ in basically everything except for money and I did ehhh on this blog. I got this idea from James Clear’s annual reviews. He has his going back several years, so it’s interesting to see how goal-setting and annual reviews have shaped him….

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Atomic Habits Summary + Review: James Clear On Habits

Atomic Habits Summary + Review: James Clear On Habits

Atomic Habits is the best book I’ve read about habits yet. Why is it so incredible? James Clear, the writer of Atomic Habits, lays out a blueprint for creating and keeping great habits. Habits are the compound interest of self-improvement. – James Clear I love the concept of automation. If you can create a blueprint, write an algorithm for it, and set it aside, that is passive work right there. That’s what a habit is. Passive thinking so that you…

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Classpass Review [Free Trial]: Is The Fitness Subscription Site Worth It?

Classpass Review [Free Trial]: Is The Fitness Subscription Site Worth It?

You’ve heard it a million times, health is wealth — but it is so hard to go to the gym and so expensive to take studio exercise classes! The good news is that Classpass changes that. People kept asking us about ClassPass, so we broke it down for you and wrote a ClassPass review. What Is Classpass? Classpass is a site that allows you to book boutique fitness classes. ClassPass runs on a monthly subscription model — subscribers book fitness…

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