Tag Archives: productivity

uncluttering my iPad

Heavens,  you know you are in a new era when you need to unclutter the latest technology. The other day, I went through the headache of updating my OS for all my mobile Apple technology. It was painful. Apparently, I was too keen to do the updates as I had nothing put trouble doing the conversion. Apple’s servers were overloaded which caused problems for users. But I’m stubborn so I kept at it until I managed to get everything updated. Continue reading

writing 300 words daily

This week I started an experiment to see if I could write at least 300 words a day. My goal is write; that is all. What I produce may be good or awful, but the point is that I’m writing. With practice, I trust that I will get better. Writing these words every day and then posting them to this blog, is an accountability mechanism, even if no else reads what I write. Continue reading

what reading “Bird by Bird” has meant to me

Over the weekend, I finished reading “Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life” by Anne Lamott. I had bought the book a while ago on my iPad’s Kindle app but had not taken the time to finish reading it until this weekend. I’m not sure what took me so long because the book is a fun and easy read. Continue reading

my little experiment with no goals

This week I’ve been experimenting with a concept. I’ve been trying to get along in my day with no task list or any goals. Now, for a women who has been the queen of lists all her life, this is a big step. Continue reading

the hard way

It never fails. It seems that I can manage to make something relatively simple rather complicated. Take the start up of this blog for example.

I had really big plans going into the development of this thing. I wanted to see if I could make a start of a small business online.

I did make a start, but then it got complicated. I started reading everything I could get my hands on in the blogosphere about starting and maintaining a blog. I took the advice of a few veterans to develop a publishing schedule. I learned how to use WordPress like a pro. I learned about social media. I kept on learning.

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