Productivity & Life Hacks: Personal Rules

As we head towards what promises to be the third calendar year impacted by the COVID pandemic, it’s fair to say that the changes we made in response to the start of lockdown just aren’t cutting it any more. As I like to say, a crisis is unexpected and...
You Don’t Have To Do It All In A Crisis

You Don’t Have To Do It All In A Crisis

This is a crisis, baby. As I define in Time Management for Writers, a crisis is usually: Short-term Unexpected COVID19 and the related lockdown is an absolute crisis, and I’m getting a little weary of seeing the memes that use productivity-shaming. “Yo! If...

The Kubler Ross Stages of Lockdown Grief

Fittingly, I’m writing this on the 11th anniversary of my dad’s death. That day was the start of my journey with grief, and it’s been a winding road ever since. I’ve come to believe that grief is what we feel over the death of something. It...
Adjusting to Remote Work During COVID19

Adjusting to Remote Work During COVID19

The Internet is a fun place full of jokes about how so many people who were told by employers that they couldn’t work from home……. can suddenly work from home. And laughing over that idea is great. Heck knows we all need a laugh from something other...
In Ten Minutes…

In Ten Minutes…

In ten minutes you can scroll Facebook, or write 100 words. In ten minutes you can have a power nap, drink a glass of water, or eat a bar of chocolate. In ten minutes you can look around you and then, in writing, describe what you see. In ten minutes you can think of...
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