Megan Sokola is a freelance writer and mental health advocate. Her years spent as an outpatient addiction counselor and mental health crisis responder have fueled her passion for writing articles that help people feel connected to others. The current coronavirus pandemic has likely disrupted your life in some significant way. No matter how resilient you […]
Download this helpful guide to refresh your work from home space.
The big theme of this post is learning to be a jerk about your time, through time blocking. I don’t actually condone being a jerk. Part of the reason I started this blog was to dispel the whole “Nice guys finish last,” cliché. That said niceness is subjective, and if you read my blog, you […]
So how can index cards make you stop procrastinating? It sounds like a stretch, right? But it’s not, so long as you like colorful index cards. The point here isn’t the index cards themselves, though they often work for me. The point is that you can stop procrastination by switching up your tools. In my […]
Two 42-gallon trash bags went to the Purple Heart Donation Center. One more to the dumpster. This, after a grueling basement declutter session, in which I applied June’s Tennis Ball Test any time I felt myself gripping an unwanted item to my chest, heading down a rabbit hole of what-ifs. Here’s what I was left with: Neon pink […]
June, my dog, stole our neighbor’s dog’s tennis ball. Syndey, a striking reddish Golden Retriever, who doesn’t let beauty get to her head, would just as soon give the ball to June, but that’s not the point. The ball was squarely in our front yard. This is no big deal since Syd is here every […]