Time Bending

Time Bending

When we find that through the vagaries of life, or just due to our own interests and passions, our to do list swells beyond the limits of time, we have but a few options.  We can endeavor to do less or do it faster or we can manipulate time.  Our language lures us to...
Seize the Day with This Epic Morning Routine

Seize the Day with This Epic Morning Routine

Routines are a great way to entrain yourself into healthy habits. And there is no better time of day to establish a strong routine than first thing in the morning. Here’s the routine that I have used to powerfully launch me into my day. 1) Maintain a media-free zone...
Day 28: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 28: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 28: Managing Distractions Yesterday we explored how to manage expectations—yours and others—in navigating the challenge of NaNoWriMo. Today we’ll be talking about what distracts you from your writing, including other people. Schedule time. Each day block out...
Day 27: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 27: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo Prep

Day 27: Managing Expectations Today I’d like to delve into how you manage expectations. Gaining this insight is critical because the art of conquering a challenge like NaNoWriMo is really all about managing expectations: yours and those of others. Gretchen Rubin has...
Day 9: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo

Day 9: 31 Magic Days of NaNoWriMo

Day 9: The Myth of Time Management If you want to write 50,000 words in the month of November, that means you will need to churn out 1,667 words a day. I don’t know about you, but it takes me about two hours to two and a half hours to do that. Sounds daunting, right?...