A few months ago, I did a Minimalism Challenge with a group of friends. It was a great way to stay on top of doing a little each day and making forward progress with small blocks of time. It also highlighted a few of my own weaknesses when it comes to many goal-oriented projects … [Read more...] about What’s holding you back?
Are you a person who doesn't mind hundreds (or thousands) of unread emails in your inbox? Or do you prefer to keep your inbox pristine? If you prefer it pristine, do you ever find it hard to keep that way? Me too. I deleted over 4,000 emails last week. 4,818 to be exact. I … [Read more...] about How to (re)organize your email in 5 easy steps
Are you on Gmail? If so, are you using filters to sort your email? If not, you need to! I have filters set to automatically send almost all of my emails to the relevant folder - automatically "filing" them away for me. It's genius. How to Apply Filters in … [Read more...] about Use Gmail filters to experience email bliss
Three years ago I wrote a guest post on my favorite local frugal living blog. It's a theme that has stuck with me, and I still firmly believe that focusing on the one next action is essential to success in any area of life. Doing one thing is a step in the right direction. … [Read more...] about Just do ONE thing
Released in 2015, The Fringe Hours* by Jessica Turner is a refreshing quick read. Jessica takes a no-nonsense approach with the mentality that of course you should take care of yourself. She also advocates that there is plenty of time in the day for all of us to practice … [Read more...] about How to best use your “fringe hours”