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'Let Frustration Be The Catalyst For Whimsy'

When the world is bringing you down, don’t get mad. Get silly. Learn to find the fun in everything.

'There Is No Right Way To Make Something'

If you’re a DIYer, whether it’s woodworking, 3D printing, electronics, or whatever else, it’s really easy to get caught up in following a tutorial or guide. Artist Kate Harman reminds us to venture off that path sometimes.

'What Consumes Your Mind Controls Your Life'

There’s nothing wrong with spending money, but we often mindlessly spend money on crap we don’t need. Our brains are easily manipulated into consuming, and as financial writer Cait Flanders reminds us: “What consumes your mind controls your life.” And your finances.

'Apply Constant Pressure For As Long As It Takes'

Actor Chris Pratt shares some words of encouragement to anyone pursuing a dream: Don’t give up.

'You Can't Have A Dollar Without A Penny'

You can’t buy anything with a penny these days, but, as the quote above drives home, every penny absolutely counts.

'Maybe A Little Less Stress Is A Better Deal Than A Little More Money'

As we head into the new year, new responsibilities and new plans are on tap for a lot of people’s careers. Before you tackle anything new, product manager Ankur Shukla reminds us that sometimes stress level is the most important thing to consider.

'Time Is Everyone's Most Valuable Asset, Not Just Yours'

Time is something we all wish we had more of, but it’s unfortunately a finite resource. Whether you’re trying to be less flaky, or you can’t seem to ever be on time for anything, it can help to remember that time is valuable for everyone.

'If You're Not Embarrassed When You Ship Your First Version, You Waited Too Long'

Listen up, creators: Don’t wait until that thing you’re making is “perfect” or absolutely finished. Ship version 1.0 when it’s good enough but you might even be embarrassed by it.

Sometimes Dinner Is Just 'Good' And Isn't Any Sort Of Revelation

Learning to cook for yourself at home is a valuable skill that can save you money and make others happy. The learning process can be daunting, but getting better just means doing it, not cooking the best meal of your life every time.

'If You Want To Be Interesting, You Have To Be Interested'

No one wants to be considered dull, whether you’re meeting new people or trying to impress familiar ones. The quote above from Steal Like An Artist author Austin Kleon reminds us that the key to becoming a more interesting person is to become more interested.

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