Anthony Newnam
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What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Corwin Evans Sharp Feb 18, 2013. 34 Replies

I am curious to hear what out of the ordinary things people do to improve their lives. This is a bit of a vague question I know, but there are things in my life that I suggest to people or feel that…Continue

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Electric vs DE razors

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Rawlings Nov 9, 2012. 9 Replies

HelloFor a long time, I used a trimmer on my face and some disposable razors on my neck. I have now been using a DE razor for a while. I like the outcome, and it feels pretty good, but it is pretty…Continue

New to Tuxedos: looking to buy

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathanael Feb 18, 2012. 2 Replies

Hello. First post on AoM for me! I am going to be getting married in August, so I started looking at tuxes for the wedding. I thought that it would be nice to buy instead of rent, so I can continue…Continue

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Chu Kim replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Organize your time. Be aware of what you are doing, and what time it is. Always try to be engaged in anything beneficial to you, whether it be reading, or exercise, or work. Never be engaged in anything that doesn't strengthen you.…"
Feb 16, 2013
Ross Miller replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Interesting post (thanks for the modern tailor reference, never heard of them before) and I like the reply's so here is mine. 1) recently started shaving with a DE razor, which has been amazing. 2) Drive. I love driving, it calms me down and…"
Feb 15, 2013
Karl Helweg replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
Feb 12, 2013
David F. replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Heavy Shower Curtain.  We had that until my wife put on a heavy outer curtain.  We stopped having the problem. "
Feb 12, 2013
David F. replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Double check your happy light that it is filtering out a section of the blue spectrum.   I am not sure which wave length is the problem of the to of my head.  It fries the eyes over time.  Early adopters of light therapy have started…"
Feb 12, 2013
Dalton McLaughlin replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"I like to read for about 30 minutes each day. I'm also not talking about commercial fiction books like The Hunger Games or Harry Potter. I actually prefer classic literature like Hemingway, Shakespeare, Dante, etc. This may be one of the most…"
Feb 12, 2013
Dan Sturman replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"I think part of the modern crazy is caused by replacing fire space out with television. We spaced out in front of the fire at night for tens of thousands of years.  "
Jan 25, 2013
Vytautas replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"I write letters and use a journal."
Jan 12, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"I LOVE this movie."
Jan 10, 2013
Sir replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Hot air rises."
Jan 10, 2013
J.L. replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Being "religious" and having a relationship with Christ aren't exactly the same thing. Religion is drab, boring. But really going to learn, worship and fellowship with like-minded people is a different experience. "
Jan 10, 2013
Joseph R. replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Hmmm,  - I tried GTD (getting things done) to organize my life, but I found it was too complex for me. So Now I use an app that lets me set up tasks that I need to do for the day. It's helped me be organized between work,school, and the…"
Jan 10, 2013
Anthony Newnam replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Great replies! Thanks for the feedback. I agree with others that going to church would be enjoyable, but I am not religious. I wish there were similar groups that weren't tied to the religious ideas. I attended a church in the past with my…"
Jan 10, 2013
Anthony Newnam replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Interesting. I'd never heard of "shower curtain effect." I have to curtains, a decorative outer one and a white inner one, and I never have this happen. Perhaps the inner sticks more to the decorative one?"
Jan 10, 2013
Chuck Knight replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
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Jan 9, 2013
Carl Monster replied to Anthony Newnam's discussion What do you do out of the ordinary to improve your life?
"Out of the ordinary? Hmmm. Yes on the bulbs; use them at home along with halogens. Overall I keep our house clutter-free, clean and a sanctuary from the world. Watch very little TV. I get lots of sleep, including naps. Gym at least 3x a…"
Jan 9, 2013

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Forge replied to Sir's discussion Complainy boy
"Sounds typical of a lot of what I experience when I work with kids today. They are so used to sitting and playing video games or whatever, that they dont adjust well to physical labor/exertion. With my son I never really let him get started with…"
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Sir replied to Sir's discussion Complainy boy
"We found an innovative solution.  I told him if we go on the hike, there would be no complaining ... except by my right hand, who is a character in a lot of our play time (sort of a puppet, but I don't bother with a physical puppet), and…"
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Forge replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"Agreed. But this applies to everything you do with your kid. If you at any point cave to screaming and crying and throwing a fit... well now your kid learns that it's really just a matter of throwing a long and loud enough fit. Granted, I…"
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John Muir replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"My advice would be to not even treat it as a situation. For most of human history, in most places, kids sleep in bed or on the floor with the parents, orin the same room. My father slept in the same bed as his father until my dad was 12, with my…"
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Kit the Odd replied to Sir's discussion Complainy boy
"I've seen some of this with my boys.  One question is whether he is just verbally whining or physically dragging as well. If he is just verbally complaining, then it may be a matter of teaching that there are times when it is appropriate…"
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Mongoose replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"Working with students for my entire professional career, I can assure you that co-sleeping or even same-room sleeping is not the healthiest setting for the developing child. Sleeping in the same room isn't a terrible thing, but it's not…"
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David F. replied to Ulises Torres's discussion I am responsible for co-sleeping
"While I don't think co-sleeping will give you the rest you need.  I see no problem with sleeping in the same room.  Here is what we did. Our son was in his stroller which had a param setting for the first few weeks.  It let my…"
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