I feel like I’ve been sick forever! Hence, the blog break, the break from working out, and just a bit of a break from the hectic schedule I keep. But this also let me to think... is it okay to work out when you’re sick? The general rule of thumb seems to be that if … Continue reading Should You Work Out When You’re Sick?
So many people tell me that they can’t work out because they have too much on their plate already, and it’s “one more thing” to add to an already packed day. I get it. I have two kids, a busy day job, a side hustle, partners, friends, and family. Yeah. Not atypical of anyone these … Continue reading A Day in the Life (aka: Why I Make the Time to Work Out)
This week is going to be a bit of a departure week for me... our floor at work is moving, it’s my son’s birthday, and I’m going away this weekend. That’s a whole lot of things to do. At work, it means purging nearly three years of clutter from my desk. At home, it means … Continue reading #ProductivityProject2019 – Lucky Week 13
Taking A Break I took a staycation week during March Break. And I’m going to call that part of my #ProductivityProject2019 because, while I haven’t posted about it for a while, it’s still very much happening. Over the last few weeks, I’ve tried: ⁃ Not checking my email right away in the morning, and instead, … Continue reading Why Taking Time Off Matters
Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants. - Michael Pollan, The Omnivore’s Dilemma I love wine. Red wine, in particular. I love how it smells, how it tastes, how the nuances of a glass change with each sip. I also love cake. Like, a lot. It’s my favourite food. The way to my heart is … Continue reading The 80/20 Rule
So, I stuck with the five things to do list for the week last week, and it was mostly great. I learned what I always suspected was true... I’m not, and likely never will be, a natural multi-tasker. Some of that I’m sure has to do with the way I’m wired (brain chemistry is an … Continue reading #ProductivityProject2019 Week Seven – Back to My Old Tricks Again
So, I did it. After taking a wee break last week to regroup, find some renewed focus, and get some actual day-job and side hustle work done, I feel so much better. This week’s project started yesterday. The five things to do list. It’s a list that I curate at the end of each day … Continue reading #ProductivityProject2019 – Week Six