How Downtime can Help You to Succeed

Downtime. That illusive thing we all say we are going to have in our life, but many of us forget about because we are so busy with life and work that we do not know how to slow down until we fall into bed at night, exhausted. Many of us never take downtime. We just let it linger in front of us, knowing we need it but not able to get there; to experience it. Continue Reading

Here’s What Happens When You Stay Focused

Depending on the time of year, I write at different places. At home, at my other job, at the cafe down the street, or outside at the park or in the gardens. These places each have their benefits. Continue Reading

5 Minutes to a Better Morning: Planning & Setting Up the Night Before

There are many pros to this practice, including:

* Being more organized.
* Being able to start your day more quickly, without feeling bogged down by the smaller things.
*Idea generation in the evening, once you know what you’re plans are.
* More ideas in the morning before you even get started. Continue Reading

Review: MyCharge HubPlus Portable Charger

This is going to come in handy during my long walks to find a writing place, and for doing business tasks while I am at those places. I’ll be making sure to keep it charged for trips and those walks for writing work. Continue Reading

Organize: Create Processes

Hello! Sign up for the newsletter, Freelance Ponderings and Advice. Find out how on the archive site. Don’t miss the new editions!I’m still at it. Organizing my time and my surroundings, not to mention my processes. I’m doing all this to meet my goals for my theme of the year: Continue Reading

Organize: Use a Calendar to Keep Track of Scheduled Posts

As per my theme word for 2017, I’ve been doing little things here and there to better organize my space and time. I recently shared how I organized my desk drawer, and today I want to show how I’m organizing my scheduled blog posts for the year. This is the Continue Reading

Join the Financial Planning Challenge

I’ve already mentioned my freelance goals, but I have others as well. Personal finance goals. I, among other writers, am not yet to point where I’m making a great deal of money through my writing efforts. Finances are a bit wishy-washy, so it isn’t always easy to plan for things. Continue Reading