4 Ways to Balance Productivity and Cleanliness

Photo by JESHOOTS.COM on Unsplash Cleanliness and productivity go hand in hand. There’s been plenty of research done over the years to support this idea, too. Some of the benefits of a clean environment include lower stress levels, higher morale, and increased focus. More to come on how to balance these in a minute. If … Continue reading 4 Ways to Balance Productivity and Cleanliness

How to Dress for Virtual Conference Calls, and Other Work From Home Tips

COVID-19 has led to many unexpected changes in how we live our lives and especially in how we do business. If you’ve found yourself thrust into the world of remote work in 2020, you’re not alone in navigating the challenges that working from home brings. From ensuring you’re dressed appropriately for screen time to figuring … Continue reading How to Dress for Virtual Conference Calls, and Other Work From Home Tips

How to Work From Home for the First Time

I’m used to working from home a couple days a week, but this feels different for me too.

Because it's not really "working from home." It's being at home while big global events are happening and it's not safe to do things you normally do...and trying to do your normal work.

Tiny Ways My Life Has Changed During COVID-19 Isolation

Obviously, big things are happening right now. We're in the midst of a global health crisis. People are scared. Lives have changed in big ways, but they've also changed in small ways. Sometimes the small things feel weirder than the big things. I'm now in my third week of working from home full time. I … Continue reading Tiny Ways My Life Has Changed During COVID-19 Isolation

How I Check My Email to Be a Better Writer

I aspire to be a person who goes to sleep with zero unread emails every day. It doesn’t always happen that way, because I’ll end up saving something as a to-do and then before you know it, that little red bubble on my phone says I’m slowly piling up emails again. But I need these. … Continue reading How I Check My Email to Be a Better Writer

How Your Surrounding Space Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

Whenever there’s an opportunity to make yourself feel better, seize it! The world is a hectic place, but your life doesn’t have to be. Therapy isn't the only way to improve mental health. There are some things you can do on your own to make yourself feel better – the space around you plays a … Continue reading How Your Surrounding Space Can Help Improve Your Mental Health

Simple Ways to Create Calm in Your Workspace

Hey friends! This week's post is a guest blog from Johanna Cider of Musings of Johanna.  Is your workspace causing you stress? Your physical environment at work can affect your mood, focus and productivity. If your workspace is elevating your stress levels, it’s important to make some changes. Taking time to create calm in your … Continue reading Simple Ways to Create Calm in Your Workspace