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Use Freewriting to Jump-Start Your Fiction

How to Use Freewriting to Generate Short Story Ideas<p>Updated April 22, 2018<p>Freewriting can be one of the best and easiest exercises to get yourself …

Creative Writing

The non-western books that every student should read

Leading authors pick international classics that should be on student’s bookshelves, but are often neglected by universities<p>The Wretched of the Earth by Frantz Fanon<p>I teach it to my first years and return to the book through their degree. It is the perfect introduction to complex ideas: oppressive …

Books

Falling out of Love in a Marriage: 5 Ways Couples Lose It

Falling out of Love in a Marriage: 5 Ways Couples Lose It<p>Updated on June 7, 2017<p>Couples Falling Out of Love<p>It is the desire of most people entering …

How Knowing Your Love Language Can Strengthen Your Relationship

One of the first rules we learn is the golden rule: Treat others how you want to be treated. While that sentiment has bearing in many aspects of life, <i>The Five Love Languages</i>, a book-turned-relationship-phenomenon by Gary Chapman, has completely turned the golden rule on its own head. When it comes …

The Simple Trick That Helped Me Balance Motherhood and My Career

If you’re a working mom, I am sure that — like me — you’ve often wished you could clone yourself. For me, the first iteration would be a …

17 Reasons To Start A Journal Today

I have a confession to make. I’m addicted … to notebooks. You know those one-subject notebooks you can buy in bulk at the beginning of the school …

8 steps for using a paper planner effectively

<b>Paper planners are effective only if you use them properly and regularly. Here are some ways to get into the groove, if you're not yet an …

Productivity

How to Use Your 2016 Planner More Effectively

You have a bright, shiny new Planner! How exciting! A new year is coming and lots of big plans are in the works. You're motivated, ready to get rolling, this is going to be the year! Right?<p><b>A Fresh Start</b><p>I love the giddy excitement of new beginnings. It feels like anything is possible, Santa Claus is …

Why You Should Keep a Journal (and How to Start Yours)

Some of the most influential people in history kept detailed journals of their lives. Those journals served two purposes: a permanent record for …

Strikethru Makes Paper Productive by Combining GTD and Bullet Journal

If you prefer a pen and a notebook to digital to-do lists, then there’s a new productivity system on the block. Strikethru combines elements of the …

The Importance of the Notebook

In this digital world where technology has become such an integral part of our lives, I wonder, is there still room for the notebook?<p>Last year, I …

Visual Journaling For Sketchnoters: Create A Personal Playground

I’ve been exploring the benefits of experiential learning lately, and looking at what happens when you build in a layer of sketchnoting to those …

Productivity

66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddo years and years after you've said them, so we should choose …

Like it old school? These 10 planners will keep you productive

Productivity apps are easy to find, whether you want something on the web, your phone, or a tablet. But analog tools still have their place – for …

Productivity

5 Killer Online Journaling Tools You Should Try Out

Journaling is one of the most useful personal development tools around. Not only does it help us process emotions and experiences, work through …

Productivity

21 Things Every Woman Needs to Share With Her Mom

"Thank you for encouraging me to stay a kid as long as I could. I get it now."<p><b>1.</b> Even though I'm an adult now and don't need you as much as I used to, you will always be the only person I want to take care of me when I'm sick because you're the only person who can make it all better.<p><b>2.</b> I did break …

The best tablets for kids, no matter their age or your budget

It’s no surprise that kids love tablets. The best tablets are easy to use with vibrant big screens, but they aren’t necessarily small enough for …

Kids

Comment on Sketchnote: Managing Oneself (Peter Drucker) by https://goo.gl/F3iaKU

My children were needing CA DMV 227 yesterday and discovered a business with a lot of fillable forms . If people have been needing CA DMV 227 too , …

How To Make Homemade Tomato Sauce

<i>Homemade tomato sauce</i> <i></i>offers you good economic value as well as good nutrition. This tomato paste expectedly costs less per meal serving than a …

Food

18 Clever YouTube Food Hacks to Make You a Smarter, Faster Cook

Perfect poached eggs, softened butter in a flash, and more hacks from the internet.<p>We've learned lots of interesting food hacks (we usually call them...tips) over time, and many of them come from the depths of the internet. Some people fall down the YouTube rabbit hole while watching music videos …

Hacking

These are the questions you should always ask during a job interview

The questions YOU ask during a job interview are just as important as the answers you give.<p>Knowing which questions to ask at a job interview can be …

50 Wide Ranging Lists for Your Journal Writing - National Journal Writing Month

Writing and maintaining lists is useful and powerful strategy for journal writing. Lists can be completed in one setting, or you can develop them …