productivity

How to maximize your blogging workflow

How to maximize your blogging workflow

In a soundbite and popcorn-brain technology-driven world, it can be difficult to be able to focus and to generate high quality content for your blog, especially when writing or mapping out a project plan or outline for something. While it's taken me quite a long time to be able to perfect my own blogging workflow, the process I've developed has been incredibly helpful for productivity. (Note: I know my process is far from perfect, but it's miles from where I started.)

My bullet journal setup: blog & business planning

My bullet journal setup: blog & business planning

I am keeping all of my life in one bullet journal, including personal, blog, and business stuff. If I had multiple bullet journals I feel like I would be overwhelmed! I'm glad to have everything in one place, so I hope it works out in the end. While I'm using my bujo for everything in my life, this post will be focused on how I'm using my bujo for my blog and business.

6 Books for a happier, more productive life

6 Books for a happier, more productive life

As a happiness and productivity enthusiast, I find myself recommending the same books over and over again. What better way to share than to compile a comprehensive list? Here goes. I've read all of these books at least once and have changed for the better because of them. I hope they help you, too.

How to start blogging: tips for finding the right mindset

How to start blogging: tips for finding the right mindset

Blogging is a huge blank canvas where anything is possible. That vision is both exciting and terrifying all at once. The goal for starting any project is to fall somewhere between the Dreamer and the Doer. You want to make sure to have a well-thought-out plan of attack so you end up with a tangible and sensible blog, but you also don't want to analyze so hard that the blog never comes to fruition. Here are my best tips to start a blog!

How to tackle a difficult project while working from home

How to tackle a difficult project while working from home

Late last week, I quietly launched my new blog design. It has been the biggest, most intense web design challenge and push for me to date. I spent a total of 68 working hours on the redesign. During this process, I learned a lot about myself and my productive work habits during this period of vigorous work, and I'd like to share my tips with you!