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Create Your Own New Normal

EPISODE 192 We’ve had a lot of “new normal” forced on us lately, but what if we take charge and create our own new normal? We’re creative people, we can think of ways to make our new circumstances work for us! In this episode, I talk about how to redefine the structure of your day…

Burnout, Restart, and Managing Your Resources

EPISODE 183 Sometimes you hear or read similar things over and over in a short period of time. When that happens, our brains often nudge us to ask – is this something important that I should be paying attention to right now? This past week, I have heard or read similar ideas from Joanna Penn…

From Blog to Book: Repurposing Your Nonfiction

EPISODE 177T I just finished helping a friend get his very first book up on Amazon – woohooo!! We’re both very excited as this is something he’s wanted to do for a few years! It occurred to me that I could share what I know about repurposing your writing and maybe help you get a…

Do 1% Better This Year

It’s time to plan out our new year, to think about what worked last year and what didn’t. But don’t just write down a bunch of hoped-for goals, consider how much time you’ll need to do them all compared to how much time you actually have. I go through several good first steps to getting…

Adding White Space to Your Year

EPISODE 173E As you start the new year, it’s important to remember that over-planning and over-scheduling can lead to stress, disappointment, and – worst case scenario – burnout. To avoid that and enjoy your work all year long, plan some white space into your schedule. Some extra room in your calendar so you can move…