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Practice Made Perfect by Roberto Moretti

I’m a 22-year old college graduate, and I lack discipline.

One of the harshest realities of my generation is that every year there are hundreds of thousands of us that graduate from a university and end up not knowing what to do after that.  I grew up in an environment where the ideal path was to go to school, get a degree in something I am good in, and then make money to be happy.  But even when told what to do, and even though I paid attention to every single lecture, I’m still as clueless as Alicia Silverstone.  Call me a tweenager, twixter, or lazy good-for-nothing, but that still does not change the fact that I feel like I’m lacking something to achieve my goals.

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Source: Detroit Library

I’ve had people tell me that dropping your belongings is as easy as just going to the Goodwill and unloading it all on them.  And while that may work for most of us, there are tons of other options that are frequently over-look.  Here’s a quick guide on how to make the most of those old printed classics.
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While many shudder at the term, I always considered regifting as a viable solution to some pretty sticky situations.  Regifting can not only open up space, but really make some people happy.  But if you’re not careful, it can also break some hearts.  Here are just a few tips in time for the Holiday Season.  Consider it a warning, because with all the kabobs I’m posting up, if you’re a friend and you’re reading this, you may just get some regifted panties.

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Is This You?

It was my second year of college, and the last day I would live in the apartments on campus.  I thought I learned my lesson from the year before when I shared a small room with two guys and all of our cramped belongings made it practically impossible to live there.  Moving into my second-year apartment, I made sure to pack a couple bags of clothes, a small stack of books, and my computer stuff in one neat little tote bag.  On the last day I was surprised to find out that in order to extradite my belongings I required a dozen trash bags, multiple trips from my hometown to the school, and a couple of dumpster drops from the second floor.  I did not learn my lesson between first and second year.

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