Jennifer Russell

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How to Spring Clean Easily and Effectively Like a Pro

Spring has officially sprung! While that means longer, sunnier days, warmer temperatures, and generally more Instagrammable weather conditions (the …

3 Changes To Your Physical Environment That Can Make You More Productive

Where and how you work can determine how productive you’ll be when you do.<p>Ernest Hemingway never ate at his desk.<p>He also never read the newspaper, talked on the phone, or opened his mail at his desk. He wrote at his desk. That’s all.<p>Mason Currey gives us a peek inside Hemingway’s writing process in</i> …

Want to be more productive? Don’t go paperless.

Brick-and-mortar bookstores are closing their doors. Libraries lend out e-books. Receipts are emailed or texted. Bank statements are sent …

Adult Coloring Book Combined with Journaling Offers Multiple Forms of Relief in One Notebook

Over the past year, we've admired many coloring books for adults. Their relaxing qualities make them an ideal way to unwind from the stresses of daily life. The makers of the ColoringNotebook have taken this idea a step further by joining the joy of coloring with notebook paper. This dynamic …

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 Magic of Mindfulness: Complain Less, Appreciate More, and Live a Better Life

Photo: Susan Burdick This is another special (and short) episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i><i>.</i> In this episode, I share my personal experiences, apps, …

Mindfulness

How to Use a Simple Pocket Notebook to Improve Your Life

It’s really hard to believe, but I have to say that one of the most—and possibly <i>the</i> most—profound changes I’ve made in my life over the last several …

Productivity

Nervous? Use RAIN Meditation Tool to Calm Yourself Down

<i>By Gini Dietrich</i><p>A few years ago, I was standing in the lobby of a hotel, talking to Jay Baer.<p>He was about to go on stage, in front of 200 or so PR …

Meditation

9 TED Talks to inspire smart conversation

No one really wants to talk about the weather. Inspired by TED Talks, here are some questions to start a better conversation in any situation.<p>“So, …

TED Talks

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

How to Overcome the Midday Slump

Doing your best work requires focus and energy. But it’s hard to stay focused for an 8-hour stretch. So how can you find the necessary energy to get your work done? How do you choose those precious moments when you think you’ll be feeling your best to do the most challenging work? And what’s the …

Why Journaling Makes Better Leaders

This is a guest post by friend and mentor Bruce Rhoades, who retired after having run several companies. He often helps me with strategy. I am …

Productivity

Top 15 TED Talks To Help You Become More Productive [Videos]

Close<p>TED Talks are videos that feature all the best ideas on a huge variety of topics. The list here includes some of the most inspiring videos that …

37 Insanely Clever Organization Tips To Make Your Family's Lives Easier

How to control the chaos when you have a bunch of people living under one roof.

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The creative spark

What makes us create and innovate? Here, wildly creative thinkers share ideas and insights into what kindles genius.

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Borderline Genius Ways To Increase Your Homes Storage Capacity

The trend in homes is to make them smaller and more efficient. More efficient not only when paying the power, gas and water bills, but also in using …

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19 Fabulous Kitchen Crochet Patterns

I have recently decided my kitchen needs some freshening up. Especially in the potholders and dishtowels department.As a side note – I have this …

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These Staircases Are a Serious Step Up

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