Declutter your mind, reclaim your time, and bring work and life into harmony. Goodbye overwhelm. Hello, confidence.
You have a coffee in the morning, realise that you’re about to be out of milk, and think “Oh, I should get milk.” And then your brain helpfully reminds you several times throughout the day that you need to get milk. So far, so good.
Productivity skills work best when they act in service of living a life aligned with your deepest interests and values.
Here’s a selection of excerpts from things I’ve read or listened to recently, on the theme of “real relaxation”.
If you’re looking for a career change and have some time to invest, this is the book for you.
It’s dark, and wet. I’m carrying more things than my arms are comfortable carrying, grasping my house key between cold, numb fingers. Hunched against the cold, I open the front door prepared to step into a completely dark house… only to find that the entryway light is already on. Ah, lovely.
This month’s “My Good Life” interviewee is… me! I realised that while I’ve been blogging for a while here, I haven’t yet really introduced myself on this blog. So here … Continue reading My good life: “Impromptu conversational literary criticism”
There are many things you can do to help you get better sleep.
You had great intentions to get in a full day of work but at some point you look at the clock and realise it’s 3pm and somehow all you’ve done today is… have a shower and wash some dishes? How did that happen?
This month’s interviewee is Ryan Impey. Ryan gets a lot out of life: beach-side living, a fulfilling job, outdoor physical movement of many kinds, and lifelong learning. (You guys, I … Continue reading My good life: “Never lose the drive to be continually learning.”
You probably know that creative work requires different skills than other types of work. But did you know that you should be doing your creative work at different times of day?
“I try to take time out for myself, but I just end up feeling guilty every time I do.” Sound familiar? Here’s my fave hack for quieting that inner voice and feeling good about leisure time.
Assertiveness at Work is a thoroughly practical book packed with readily implementable tips on assertiveness.
Did you know that you’re the goose that lays the golden egg?
In one of Aesop’s fables, a farmer is lucky enough to own a goose that lays golden eggs. So what does the farmer do? He kills the goose so that he can get at all the eggs inside it.