Busy Is a Choice

When I worked for the Institute of Reading Development, we had a very intense pep talk from the head honcho. It was intense because he read some amazing literature to us, and because he dropped the sort of knowledge that I don’t expect from bosses. (Granted, I have worked for all the worst companies in […]

Guest Post: Kick Start Your Morning in 2017

Kieran contacted me after reading How to Be a Morning Person, and offered to write this guest post about how to kick start your morning in 2017. A big thanks to Kieran, and may we all have very productive mornings in 2017! 2017 is fast approaching and it’s the perfect time to kick start your […]

Setting Your Own Agenda

One of the most frustrating things is the feeling that you aren’t setting your own agenda. The day gets away from you. You feel obligated to do things for others. The line between your day job and your home life blurs. It’s all well and good to intend to set your own agenda, but how […]

The Yoga Approach to Life

I’ve written about a¬†transformational experience I’ve had in yoga class before, but I think the real change comes with adopting the yoga approach to life. What is the yoga approach to life? Well, firstly, it’s not like a thing in the official sense, unless it is a thing and I don’t know about it. What […]

The 10 Best Ambient Mixer Atmospheres for Getting Work Done

If you haven’t experienced Ambient Mixer atmospheres yet, you’re in for a treat. You’re also about to get a lot more productive. I wish I were the type of person who could just put my headphones on, blast music, and get work done. Unfortunately, I’m not. I’m a rather persnickety person, in fact. It’s hard […]

The Countdown to 2017 Is Here!

I think we’ve all heard someone casually mention how terrible 2016 has been. While it hasn’t been as bad as some years in recent memory (looking at you, 2010), this year has been trying, to say the least. If you scroll through the archives, you can see some whining and rambling posts about how tired […]