Posts Tagged with "productivity"

How to Create the Perfect Multipotentialite Environment

Monday, November 7, 2016

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How to Create the Perfect Multipotentialite Environment

What’s your ideal environment? If I’m honest, mine would probably include a hot tub, a beautiful mountain view, and a ready supply of cocktails. And a fast internet connection. Although… if I’m being truly honest, I couldn’t spend every day like that. (I am, however, willing to try, if anyone is in a position to […]

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“I Never Finish Anything”: How to Stop Feeling Guilty about All of Your Unfinished Projects

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

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“I Never Finish Anything”: How to Stop Feeling Guilty about All of Your Unfinished Projects

Many (many) years ago, I decided to take up wood carving. I went to a local arts store, bought a bunch of tools and materials and things… and then promptly did absolutely nothing with them. Ever. The sole lasting legacy of this tiny episode is that whenever I remember it, I feel guilty forever, even though […]

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Saying ‘No’ to Protect Your Time and Emotional Energy

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

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Saying ‘No’ to Protect Your Time and Emotional Energy

Six weeks ago, I got rid of my smart phone. It’s something I’d been wanting to do for months. I was tired of feeling the itch — that constant urge to check email or social media. I was tired of losing time to mindless Facebook scrolling, tired of becoming depressed or angered by unimportant status […]

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A Bad Case of Imposter Syndrome

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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A Bad Case of Imposter Syndrome

Sometimes I will get a hankering in my heart to write a blog post. Usually I’ll have a topic in mind, but not always. Sometimes I’ll just want to connect with my peeps and express myself– to see and be seen. I’ve been feeling that pull lately. I’ve also been feeling a great deal of […]

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Oh Look, a Squirrel! How to Find Focus with an Easily Distracted Mind

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

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Oh Look, a Squirrel! How to Find Focus with an Easily Distracted Mind

Note from Emilie: hi everyone, meet Brenda! Brenda is our second new Staff Writer at Puttylike, and this is her first post on the blog. Let’s all give her a warm welcome. (And enjoy this piece; I think you’re going to relate.) ** In my life, I experience a strange mix of being easily distracted and […]

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The Upside of Obsession: Why Being Picky About Your Workspace Pays Off

Monday, July 27, 2015

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The Upside of Obsession: Why Being Picky About Your Workspace Pays Off

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Valerie Wernet I’m an aesthete. I am in love with what’s beautiful to me, and sensitive to its absence. So many things bother or distract me: fluorescent lights, clutter (unless it is gorgeous, meticulously arranged clutter), weird smells, music with lyrics (because I can’t stop hanging on […]

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3 Strategies to Help You Run Multiple Businesses (Without Losing Your Mind)

Monday, July 13, 2015

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3 Strategies to Help You Run Multiple Businesses (Without Losing Your Mind)

Editor’s note: this is a guest post by Michelle Nickolaisen. If you’re a multipod with an entrepreneurial streak, chances are you have more than one money-making venture (whether it’s multiple businesses, or multiple streams of income within one business). In my case, my current project slate looks like this: A freelance writing business My site […]

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“I’ve been meaning to do that for months now…”

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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“I’ve been meaning to do that for months now…”

I squinted at my friend through the camera. “What’s that on your wall?” It looked like velcro, or something holding the place of where a picture should be. “Oh that. Yeah, the previous tenants had stuff on the walls, but I just haven’t had time… I’ve been meaning to do something with this room for […]

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