Let's All Sit and Do Nothing (It Could Change Your Life)

It’s funny how something as simple as sitting and breathing has such powerful benefits — enough to change the behavior of kids or ...more

How to Take Control of Your Inbox in 15 Minutes

How many emails do you have in your inbox?  After I crossed the 5000 unread email mark, I decided it was time for a major inbox-cleaning. ...more
Gmail is my personal business only, so stays pretty clear. As gmail still does not have easy ...more

Everything You Need to Know About Backing Up Your Blog

A few years ago, I paid a designer a lot of money to build a fancy custom design on my Wordpress website. Unaware that I was not to tamper with any plugins or settings, I performed a routine update of my plugins, even the ones that I wasn't familiar with. All of a sudden, my site went from a thing of beauty to something resembling a broken 80's video game. I tried to fix the glitches, but it only made things worse. I had nothing backed up and no way to fix the mess. The only thing left to do was wait until my designer responded to my desperate pleas for help. 72 stressful hours and many more dollars later, I was up and running again. If you have a blog, you must protect your data. This is a post about the less sexy side of blogging, but one that could not be more important: backups. ...more
I recently bought my own backup device and also have it with my hosting plan. So far so good. ...more

Don't Like that Facebook Tweaked Your News Feed? Tweak it Back.

If you need one more reason to freshen up your feed, a study just came out claiming that the things we see on our Facebook news feed rubs off on how we express ourselves (negative things on or feed influences negative posts and vice versa), so in our crazy world of stress, work and life the little things we can do to make our environments even a bit more more positive do make a difference. I'm Rosanna, and I am a Facebook addict. I check it about 74 times per day and sometimes I just wish I knew how to quit it altogether. I've spent the last few days learning how to hack, tweak, and manage my newsfeed so I get more of the things I actually care about, and less of the things I find annoying and unnecessary. ...more
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