Archive for Skill Development

Preparedness Skills That Everyone Should Know

People used to be skilled in creating much out of little, doing things with their hands, skilled in survival. [...]

Modern Life Destroys Survival Instincts

explains Daisy Luther in The Organic Prepper on October 13, 2015 [...]

Verbal Skills for Bodyworkers

Anekant highlights the importance of using the voice as a tool during sessions. [...]

You’re Supposed To…

Even our all-knowing super team was surprised about some of these... [...]

100+ Coconut Oil Uses

Because of its many health benefits – among them boosting the immune system and metabolism – nowadays coconut oil is being used by many more people and not only in South Asia where it is widely [...]

Super Quick Peeling of Potatoes

Watch a clever innovative way of peeling potatoes right here. [...]

Special Effects

Shivananda's fourth tutorial: coloured ink, kitchen towel and sponge cloths [...]

The Easy Way to a Peeled Hard Boiled Egg

For your remaining Easter eggs: a clever and simple solution! [...]

Spring Cleaning!

Mahabha's input and suggestions for this yearly ritual. [...]

Vinegar & Baking Soda

Ready for Spring Cleaning? Tips from Daya. [...]

Nine Other Uses for Beer

You probably didn't know, did ya? [...]

Create Objects with Stencils

Shivananda's tutorials continue with another technique: using cut-out stencils [...]

Newspaper Masks

Second painting tutorial about one of Shivananda's favourite techniques. [...]

The Ultimate Way to Organise Your Fridge

Julie R. Thomson reports in The Huffington Post on September 30, 2014. [...]

Paper-wrinkle with Acrylics

Session 1 of a series of tutorials by designer and painter Shivananda. [...]

Origins Of Everyday Words and Customs

There are words in the English language that we use often without any idea how a particular word evolved. Here's some information of the origins of some of our strange customs. [...]

How to Open a Banana

Some vital information: how to peel a banana like a monkey... [...]

Shopping Traps

Exposing several tricks used by stores to entice consumers to spend more – based on a report by Sean Poulter in the Daily Mail on 15 April 2014 [...]

How to Cut Tomatoes Like a Ninja

Great cooking and kitchen tip... [...]

The Giraffe Test

This test is helpful to ascertain your present mental state, in particular for the senior citizens among us. [...]

The 10 e-Commandments

Suggestions by Kaiyum about writing e-mails with awareness and care. [...]

Take Breaks for Mental Performance

Grahi on taking breaks during work to improve focus. [...]

Clever Hints for Computers and Cables

Declutter your life with these effective solutions. [...]

The Pomodoro Spiel

Punya on a work technique she has been using recently. [...]

Apologise, Yes! Explain, No!

Kaiyum examines our ways with apologising, for changing a scheduled appointment or a delay. [...]

British and American English

A helpful guide for those confused moments when English English and American English seem to be two different languages. [...]

Go Ahead and Get it Written!

This is the final part of Kaiyum's article on writing... [...]

Language as a Window into Human Nature

Steven Pinker shows us how the mind turns the finite building blocks of language into infinite meanings. [...]

The Zen of Sales

Inspirational notes on selling by Kaiyum (David Bloch). [...]

Keep on Writing…

More tips from Kaiyum about writing. [...]

Just Write It!

Kaiyum takes us through the sometimes daunting prospect of writing... [...]

Fear of Public Speaking: Fact or Fantasy?

Kaiyum (David Bloch), international expert in presenting and communicating, looks more closely at the subject and provides some valuable insights. [...]