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How To Develop Grit And Perseverance

Calm Within Chaos – How To Develop Grit And Perseverance

Six ways to develop grit, tenacity, and perseverance – An in-depth article from entrepreneur, musician and CrossFit coach Jeremy Gilbertson.

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benefits of intermittent fasting

Intermittent Fasting – Benefits And How To Make It A Lifestyle

Intermittent fasting is easy to implement, yet it’s an incredibly powerful method to improve your overall well-being and to lose weight. Specifically, an intermittent fasting diet has the following scientifically proven benefits: Improves body composition in athletes, Normalizes your blood sugar/lipid levels, Reduces blood pressure, Improves insulin resistance, Prevents neuronal death, Enhances your immune function. My […]

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How to Hide Posts or Pages in WordPress@2x

How to Hide Posts or Pages in WordPress

In this article, I’ll demonstrate advanced techniques to hide posts or pages in WordPress from the main blogroll, home page, archive pages, search results, and RSS feeds without a dedicated third-party plugin. Why hide posts or pages in WordPress? There are numerous reasons why you would want to hide posts or pages from specific areas […]

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Soundbars vs Home Theater Speakers - How To Decide - Guest Blog

Soundbars vs. Home Theater Speakers – How To Decide

How to get the best quality of sound from your television? The age-old question that most of us ask ourselves at some point in life. Television has advanced drastically regarding display technology. However, it has come at a cost. As TVs get slimmer, they don’t have the capacity to produce the sound that would have […]

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Taxes for expats - How to handle taxes while living abroad

Taxes for Expats Review – How to file while living abroad

Did you know that all US citizens and holders of permanent resident cards (Green cards) have to file US taxes on their worldwide income? In this article, sponsored by Taxes for Expats (TFX), I’ll take a closer look at expat tax rules and how domestic tax experts, such as TFX, can make the filing process […]

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Top 8 Tips - How to Eat Healthy While Traveling

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling – Top 8 Tips

Eating healthy while being on the road is challenging, especially if you travel frequently or with kids. In this article, I will share my top 8 tips and explain how to eat healthy while traveling. Mentioned Brands & Products Product Ample Meal Replacement Drinks Get 15% off KIND Snack Bars Amazon pressed® by KIND Fruit […]

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AmpliFi vs UniFi - How to get the best WiFi signal at home

AmpliFi vs. UniFi Review – How to get the best WiFi signal

AmpliFi vs. UniFi is a review of the leading WiFi mesh networking technologies on the market. For this article, I have compared those two mesh networking technologies and explain why I decided to upgrade from AmpliFi to UniFi. My ultimate goal was to get the best WiFi signal and performance to feed my 1,000 Mbps […]

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How to start a blog with WordPress - Beginners Guide

How to start a blog with WordPress – Beginners Guide

If you are new to blogging and would like to learn how to get started with a blog, then continue reading! This beginners guide explains how to start a blog with WordPress, what plugins you should install, and more. I started blogging in 2012 and knew little about it. As a result, I made many mistakes […]

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How to get to know yourself by cutting out noise

How to get to know yourself better by cutting out noise

In this guest blog, the artist Jeremy Gilbertson offers practical suggestions of how to get to know yourself better. By cutting out noise, Jeremy demonstrates how to find time for oneself and others. Everybody has an inner voice. The challenge lies in our ability to discern its light tones amidst an orchestra of competing noise that […]

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CUJO - smart home firewall

How to protect your home network from hackers with CUJO

In this article, I will show you tips and tricks on how to protect your home network and connected devices from hackers. So you don’t become the victim of a cyber attack. I will also introduce you to CUJO, a smart home firewall for your entire home network. Reviewed Brands and Products CUJO Smart Firewall […]

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How to balance your life, career, and a side hustle

Although being an entrepreneur and having a side hustle is “in-style” nowadays, they are rarely as glamorous as portrayed on social media and television. If you searched #entrepreneur or #sidehustle on Instagram, you would see nothing but beaches, piles of money, and expensive cars. Unfortunately, this is not reality for 99.8% of entrepreneurs and people […]

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How to position WiFi routers for perfect coverage with AmpliFi

In this article, I will share some tips on how to correctly position WiFi routers to improve your home’s WiFi coverage significantly. I will also talk about a new web app from AmpliFi, called the AmpliFi Web Controller, that can help you with finding the perfect position for your WiFi equipment based on your home’s […]

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Proven tips on how to overcome jet lag quicker with AYO

Proven tips on how to overcome jet lag quicker with AYO

When you travel long distances on an airplane, it is common to struggle with adjusting your body’s circadian rhythm to the new time zone. Most travelers commonly refer to that phenomenon as jet lag. In this article, I will introduce you to AYO, an exciting new gadget that promises to help you overcome jet lag […]

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iOS 11 - How to use the new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggles in Control Center

iOS 11 – How to use the new Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggles in Control Center

With iOS 11, Apple brought much-needed updates to the Control Center. While most toggles are relatively self-explanatory, you may be surprised to learn how the Wi-Fi and Bluetooth toggle work. In this article, I will explain how to use the Airplane Mode, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Cellular Data toggles. Airplane Mode Airplane Mode works as you would […]

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Apple Watch Series 3 - How to fix the authentication error on T-Mobile

Apple Watch Series 3 LTE – How to fix the authentication error on T-Mobile

I purchased my new Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE on launch day, but couldn’t activate LTE on it because of an authentication error. After ten days of back and forth with T-Mobile support, I figured out a solution. In this article, I will tell you how to fix the activation error and enable LTE […]

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How to copy the path of any file or folder in Finder (macOS)

How to copy the path of any file or folder in Finder (macOS)

If you are working in a team that is using shared (Dropbox) folders to collaborate, it’s sometimes necessary to point team members to where they can find an individual file or folder. Instead of sending them a link that opens in a browser, I often just want to point them to a particular file they […]

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macOS - How to change the icon of files and folders

This is how to change the icon of files and folders in macOS

Did you know that you can change the icon of files and folders in macOS? If you did not, in this article I will show you how it is done! Out of the box, macOS uses a generic blue icon for folders. That’s perfectly fine as you can always identify the folder by its name. […]

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macOS: How to print to PDF via keyboard shortcut from any application

macOS: How to print to PDF via keyboard shortcut from any application

macOS offers multiple options to print to PDF. In fact, you can save almost every file as PDF, regardless of if the application supports saving to PDF or not. In this article, I will show you how to quickly print to PDF using a keyboard shortcut and automatically save the PDF in a particular folder. […]

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How to install fonts on iPhone or iPad using iFont

How to install fonts on iPhone or iPad using iFont

Have you ever noticed that “missing font” warning when you opened a document or spreadsheet on your iOS device that was created on a Mac or Windows machine? In this article, I will show you how to fix that problem and how to install fonts on iPhone or iPad using a free app called iFont. […]

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How to take a screenshot on macOS and create a Dropbox link

How to take a screenshot on macOS and create a Dropbox link

Both OS X and macOS offer built-in commands allowing you to take screenshots of the active window, the full screen and more. In this article, we will go one step further and see how to take a screenshot on macOS and automatically create a Dropbox link from it that you can share with anybody. Additionally, […]

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Secret to sleep

How to sleep better and avoid sleep debt

For many people, sleep is a necessary evil. Something that takes time away from other things they could be doing. In this article, I will share with you how you can use sleep to your advantage, how to sleep better and avoid sleep debt by taking care of your sleep hygiene. The importance of sleep Sleep […]

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Print to PDF in iOS

How to print to PDF in iOS without a third-party app

As part of my paperless workflow, I save a lot of documents in PDF format. Some applications don’t support “save to PDF,” but fortunately, macOS has a “print to PDF” feature that works system-wide and in any application. In this article, I will show you how to print to PDF in iOS 9 or newer using […]

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SuperDuper before macOS reinstall

How to reinstall macOS without losing data

macOS (previously known as OS X) is an excellent operating system that usually doesn’t require a lot of reboots and only rarely has to be reinstalled. But occasionally you run into an issue that warrants reinstalling the operating system (OS). That’s especially true if you installed beta versions of macOS. In this post, I’ll explain […]

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How to encrypt a PDF and redact sensitive information automatically

How to encrypt a PDF and redact sensitive data using PDFpenPro

I am a productivity and automation freak, and in this article, I will show you how to encrypt a PDF and redact sensitive information using a combination of Automator, AppleScript, and PDFpenPro. I will also show you how to apply Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and how to detect if a PDF already has an OCR […]

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How to create a Dropbox link for any file in Finder using Automator

How to create a Dropbox link to any file in Finder using Automator

Creating a Dropbox link for files and folders already stored in Dropbox is easy. But in this article, I’ll show you how to create a Dropbox link for any file in Finder, regardless of where the file is stored using Automator and the Dropbox API. Note: The technique I describe below does not rely on […]

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How to track sleep with the Apple Watch and Jawbone UP

Out of the box, you cannot easily track sleep with the Apple Watch. To enable sleep tracking, you need third-party apps or even another fitness band, such as WHOOP or the now discontinued Jawbone UP. I have tested both Sleep++ and the Jawbone UP2 and would like to share my experience with you. […]

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iOS Tips: How to Quickly Select Multiple Photos

In this post I’ll explain how to quickly select multiple photos from the Photos app in iOS using a simple swipe gesture. iOS Tips is a new category on my blog featuring little tips and tricks to make your life with iOS easier. The best camera is the one you have with you. That certainly applies […]

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Black slime on faucets – What it is and how to get rid of it

Have you ever noticed dark-brown or black slime on faucets, spouts, aerators, shower heads, in toilet bowls or other bathroom fixtures? Harmless manganese bacteria causes it, and in this post, I will tell you how to get rid of the black gunk. I will also list methods that do not, or only temporarily, work. Mentioned […]

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How to fix – Apple Calendar can’t save event to Exchange

In this post, I’ll explain how to fix the pesky Calendar can’t save event X to Exchange Server issue with Apple’s Calendar in OS X or macOS. The issue occurs when the Mac Calendar won’t sync with Exchange and then refuses to accept the calendar data on the server. Calendar and Exchange Apple’s Calendar (prev. […]

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How to soothe crying babies with swaddling and white noise

How to soothe crying babies with swaddling and white noise

Having a new baby is chaotic and stressful, even more so, if the baby doesn’t stop crying and you don’t know how to make him or her stop. Don’t worry; there are a couple of proven techniques that will sooth almost every crying baby. In this article, I will show you how to soothe crying […]

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