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
Taking a break this week to get festive. For those that celebrate, Merry Christmas. For those that do not, enjoy the time with family, friends, and traditions to spend the days collected through the years. May you all look forward to a kinder, gentler, happier New Year. We all need a little more of that … Continue reading Happy Holidays…
Heads up: This is a bit of a departure from my usual helpful, sunny content. See the end of this post for resources that can help if you need to speak to someone. Your mental health matters. While it’s okay not to be okay sometimes, it’s also okay to get the help you need. I’m … Continue reading It’s Okay Not to be Okay: A TMI Story
It's been more than a year, and I've been planning big changes. Watch this space. I promise great things...
Over the past few weeks, the same Tweet has been showing up in my feed. To paraphrase, it basically says that more people than really should be are calling themselves social media experts. Three times, I've asked the person who sent the Tweet for clarification and three times, I've not gotten an answer. So, I … Continue reading What Makes A Social Media Expert?
I haven't posted recently because I'm tired. I've been coping with being the caregiver to a very sick loved one so writing has been the last thing on my mind after I get home from spending the day at the hospital, getting dinner together for the family in the evening and settling the children into … Continue reading I Am Grateful
By now, Oreo's game day Tweet referencing the blackout at the Superdome has become a viral sensation, having been retweeted more than 15,000 times since it was posted shortly after a blackout that lasted slightly over a half an hour began. The question for many small business owners would be why that Tweet, not those … Continue reading Why Oreo Won Twitter During the Superbowl