Avoid Decision Fatigue: 3 Ways To Conserve Energy And Get More Done

Avoid Decision Fatigue: 3 Ways To Conserve Energy And Get More Done

Have you heard of decision fatigue? If you’re ready to dismiss it as trendy nonsense—how can making decisions exhaust you?—not so fast. A couple of months ago, I found myself mentally exhausted. I wasn’t sure why: my work hadn’t changed, nor had anything changed much at home. After thinking about my daily routines, I began … Read more

Your New Bullet Journal: 4 Savvy Ideas You Can Use Today

Your New Bullet Journal: 4 Savvy Ideas You Can Use Today

Several readers had questions about starting a bullet journal. The most common question was: one journal or two? When you’re starting out and you haven’t built a journaling habit, it’s usually best to stick with one notebook. Your bullet journal: one or several? In Bullet Journal Your Novel: Free Up Your Mind, And Write, I … Read more

Getting Things Done For Writers: 4 Tips To Increase Your Output

Getting Things Done For Writers: 4 Tips To Increase Your Output

A reader asked about “getting things done for writers”: is there a special strategy for GTD which helps with writing? (Here’s an article on GTD which has some useful tips.) We’ve discussed Getting Things Done several times at our writers’ group meetings. Some members are keen on it, others not so much. Getting things done: … Read more

3 Easy Writing Tips To Get Things Done In 2020

3 Easy Writing Tips To Get Things Done In 2020

Let’s look at some useful writing tips for 2020, courtesy of our local writers’ group. (Original post from December 2017; edited and updated) Writing tips: start with a process Ouch. I used to have a writing process, but that vanished this year, due to workplace chaos. I wrote about an easy writing process here, and … Read more

Getting Things Done: 3 Productivity Secrets You Can Use Today

Getting Things Done: 3 Productivity Secrets You Can Use Today

We’re in February of 2020. Are you keeping your New Year’s resolutions and getting things done? It’s OK if you’ve let your resolutions slip. I have, sadly. If you’re one of those magical beings who hasn’t, kudos! My writing buddy and I were commiserating on how wretchedly we were doing writing-wise this year. How would … Read more