One of the true joys I remember from 4th and 5th grade was earning my junior Girl Scout badges. My troop earned plenty through projects we did at meetings, but that was not sufficient for me. Oh no. I needed to freelance on the side. And so, I used to page through the handbook on a daily basis, setting my sights on a new badge. I’d look through the requirements and s… read more »
Every year in early January, there are a host of articles about how to make new habits stick (like in…oh…my Just a Minute newsletter for this month). I’ve been debating the merits, lately, between doing something every day vs. less often. I’m especially pondering this with running.
When people show me their time logs and claim the… read more »
I got a Crock Pot for Christmas, and tried it out for the first time yesterday. I was quite happy with it. I chopped up some veggies, stuck in rice, chicken and stock, and at dinner, I had a hot, nice meal waiting for me. I had more of the meal as leftovers for lunch today, and have enough to take me through tonight (and likely tomorrow lunch, too, if I’m not sick… read more »
(Laura’s note: Even though I’m no longer really on maternity leave, I’m still running a few guest posts from my favorite bloggers — enjoy!)
By Linda Formichelli
Time management is a huge industry: e-books, print books, iPhone apps, and software programs all help people cram their too-many to-dos into the time they have. Article… read more »
I started writing this blog post before my children woke up (they were up late last night) so in some sense I’m “using my mornings.” But as I’m cranking out my “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast” ebook, I’ve realized that, ironically, I’m doing a lot of the work at night. I’ve started going to a local coffee shop (where no on… read more »