Review: The Basics Notebook

In an effort to become more organized in work and life, I contributed to a Kickstarter Campaign for the Basics Notebook. It reminded me a little bit of those Passion Planners that are picking up steam, but less “dreamy” and more “do-y,” in a sense. Even though I have my own goals, I felt the…

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New Attempt at Organization

I explained a few weeks ago that I’ve been trying to figure out how to schedule my life outside of work. I’m still struggling, hard, but I think I’m getting closer. I’ve opted to use Google Calendar. I spent days looking for websites, apps, or even planners that made sense to me and did what…

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Juggling and Scheduling

I’ve been having a really hard time keeping my responsibilities straight lately. I’ve mastered it at work. I have a running “to do” list, and each day I write down my daily “to do” list. That list doesn’t ever get added to or altered, unless there’s an extreme emergency. It keeps me focused and feeling…

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My New Motivational Technique

I went to school for 17 years, nearly all of my life. You’d think that by now I would have figured out how to keep myself organized, on task, and motivated. Nope. Everyone has those days at work where hardly anything gets done. Either from a lack of energy, passion, or a genuine desire for…

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