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Create While You Sleep
When it comes to creativity, the human brain is an amazing device. But sometimes, when you need an idea or a solution, your brain seems to hit a wall. Here's the solution: Forget about it! Take a nap. Go to Sleep. Let me explain. More ...

FREE ebook - How to Read Music
Learning to read sheet music can improve your grasp of music theory, enable you to play music you've never heard before, and allow you to more easily relate your musical ideas to others. The skill can take a while to master, but the basics are laid out for you here. More ...

How to Compose Music
You should decide which style of music, or genre, you want to compose. Some of the different styles are blues, jazz, country, pop, rock, and classical. Each different style of music tends to use common rhythms and beats, and each tends to use specific instruments. More ...

How to Carpool
Carpooling makes sense - after all, it saves money, fuel, and the environment, but figuring out a sensible arrangement isn't always easy. Sometimes it ends up being more trouble than it's worth! Below are some ways to avoid the pitfalls that can make carpooling a headache. More ...

How to Read Music
Learning to read sheet music can improve your grasp of music theory, enable you to play music you've never heard before, and allow you to more easily relate your musical ideas to others. The skill can take a while to master, but the basics are laid out for you here. More ...

How to Test a Water Heater Thermostat
Ran out of hot water? Here's how to troubleshoot (and replace if necessary) the controls and heating elements of most common residential 120, 208 and 240 volt electric water heaters. More ...

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches
They're among nature's most vile, disgusting critters, and they can be nearly impossible to kick out of your house where they can snack on your food and spread germs to your family. Follow these steps to serve these pests an eviction notice and keep them from coming back. More ...

Introduction to Reading Music
Music notation is the representation of sound with symbols. This article introduces you to the basics of reading music, show you some more advanced methods, and suggests some ways to gain more knowledge about the subject. More ...

How to File Bankruptcy
Cedit card companies don't care about making things easier for you, no matter how loyal you have been. The bankruptcy law was put into place for your protection. Here's what to expect and how to make it as painless as possible. More ...

How to Cope in a High Pressure Customer Service Role
Customer service centers often have a high turnover, and if you are working in one you may find your job very stressful. These tried and tested techniques will help you cope with the pressure you may face. More ...

How to Train a Service Dog
In order to successfully train a service dog, you have to have a basic understanding of dog behavior and the reward-based training method. You should be able to teach basic commands, such as sit and stay, before embarking on more specialized commands. More ...

FREE Ebook - How to Develop Your Photography Skills
This information comes from the mind of professional photographers. It opened up my mind as to what the art of photography is all about. If you think that you're a great photographer, like I did, maybe you need to check this out. You may have a lot to learn. More ...

How to Hold a Successful Garage Sale
Looking for a great way to get rid of your household clutter and make some extra cash at the same time? A garage sale or yard sale may be just the ticket. Garage sales are easy to plan and manage, and they can turn large, unwieldy old lamps and dishes into smaller, more manageable piles of cash. More ...