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Home to Mark McLychok's quirky creations, links to awesome things and recommendations to make your life more delicious, fun, and enlightened.

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How to make a piñata - April 22 2018

I had fun making a piñata for my daughter's 10th birthday. If you want to make one yourself or see how I did it you can see the step by step directions here.

How to make a Piñata



Image of the book The Art of War.

Featured Recommendation

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield -- I resisted starting this book but once I read it I realized that resistance is part of the creative process and Pressfield gives you tools to combat those counter productive urges.


Articles

Daydreaming

An overlooked form of play is daydreaming. Moments when our attention is not required can...
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sentient breakfast animated gif by Mark McLychokSentient Breakfast
Daydreaming

An overlooked form of play is daydreaming. Moments when our attention is not required can be used to follow the mind on strange tangents that can lead to meaningful insights and be sources for later inspiration. It's good for you too, daydreaming puts you in an alpha state which can lower your heart-rate and reduce depression. Remember, do not daydream while listening to someone, especially your partner or boss, that requires active listening.

18 Productivity Tips to Help You Fill Your Commitments

An article I wrote on LinkedIn which collates some great productivity tips from my co-workers.

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An App in the Night

An article I wrote on LinkedIn which explores some ideas I had for Apps using the Design Thinking method.

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