personal kanban

Personal Kanban: A Guide

Do you need to keep track of multiple projects?  Are you a visual person?  Personal kanban is a great project management method that allows you to visually track your projects. As I mentioned in my last post, my two favorite productivity […]

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Surviving Winter with Raynaud’s

I was diagnosed with Raynaud’s phenomenon in November.  Raynaud’s is a circulatory disorder in your hands and/or feet.  Cold or stress can cause you to lose circulation.  Your hands and feet will become numb and discolored.  When circulation does return, […]

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2015 Yearly Review

I have to confess that I have been putting off my yearly review.  It’s been unseasonably warm where I live in the mountains.  It isn’t quite Florida, but I came back from my trip to Orlando (see palm tree above) […]

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Cutting Stress Out Of Travel

As a travelholic, I am often surprised when my friends complain about the stress involved in travelling.  While I certainly have had stressful trips, they tend to be the exception rather than the rule.  Here are a few tips from […]

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Winning NaNoWriMo: Tips and Tricks

On November 1st, I am going to attempt to repeat my National Novel Writing Month win.   I want to share some of what I learned from my first NaNoWriMo win, and a few words of encouragement to fellow writers who are […]