8 Ways to Stay Productive and Avoid Distractions

8 Ways to Stay Productive and Avoid Distractions

Summertime and the living’s easy. …well, maybe not if you’re a writer. Summertime is loaded with distractions—the weather’s great, the pool or beach is calling, there’s something going on every night, and all your friends are on vacation and want to hang out. Maybe...
How to Bullet Journal: Tips for Better Writing

How to Bullet Journal: Tips for Better Writing

All of a sudden, the bullets are flying. No, not literally! I’m talking about the latest trend in personal organization, the bullet journal. Since 2013, this method for keeping track of to-dos, thoughts, budgets, tasks, and basically anything that can be written down...
9 Calendar Hacks to Maximize Your Productivity

9 Calendar Hacks to Maximize Your Productivity

Our lives are friggin’ busy. Work, relationships, kids, social obligations, volunteer work, school, commuting, meetings—regardless of what configuration of events your life involves, it all adds up to constantly running around, trying to get the next thing on your...
How to Organize Files: Tips and Tools for a Better System

How to Organize Files: Tips and Tools for a Better System

Ahh, spring. A time of renewal and new beginnings. A time of budding plants, fragrant flowers, and sunshine. A time of cleaning everything in sight. For many of us, spring means spring cleaning—the one time of year we actually get off our butts and try to make a dent...
10,000 Steps: How Far Do You Need To Go for Your Health?

10,000 Steps: How Far Do You Need To Go for Your Health?

Your desk chair is killing you. Staring at a screen for 8 hours a day will make you go blind. If you don’t get 10,000 steps a day, you’re going to explode. Your laptop has been hardwired so that if you type less than 50 words per minute, you’ll be electrocuted. …okay,...