Month Review Theme for October 2019: People

Welcome to this month’s post in our series designed to help you do your Month Reviews! Monthly reviews help you see what worked well and what didn’t in the past month. This helps you prepare for success in the next month. Doing monthly reviews regularly can help you stay on track with your goals and […]

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Writing Wednesday: Drawing or painting in your travel journal

Artist Cris Franchevich is running a series of worshops on starting a travel journal. The first one is this Saturday the 26th of October (with the focus on drawing architecture and perspective), and the second one is the following Saturday November 2nd (with the focus on drawing people, vegetation, and entourage). The focus of these […]

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Time management Monday: The last productive month of this year

The upcoming 5 weeks will be the last truly productive month of this year (and this decade for that matter!). Once Thanksgiving hits, the holiday season will be in full swing with all its preparations and events. With all the end-of-the-year busy-ness, true productivity won’t return until at least the second week of January. So […]

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Amanda Fleet’s favorite pocket notebook: Clairefontaine 1951

Author Amanda Fleet recently did a post at Nero’s Notes revealing her favorite pocket notebook: the Clairefontaine 1951 collection! She lists the reasons why she loves these notebooks so much, including the amazing paper that works well with all her writing utensils of choice. And she loves the covers: There’s something delightfully retro about the […]

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Writing Wednesday: How to choose your perfect journaling notebook

Choosing a notebook for journaling is a big decision. This is a notebook where you will be writing your innermost thoughts and precious memories. You want to use a notebook you will love, and that will last. Here are some criteria to look for: Archival quality: Obviously if you are going to write a journal, […]

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Time management Monday: 5 minute daily habits for personal growth and well-being

You don’t have to spend large amounts of time to make a big impact on your personal growth and/ or well-being. Just 5 minutes per day really can make large improvements in your personal development, productivity, effectiveness, and/ or emotional state, especially if you do it every day. Below are some examples of things you […]

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Writing Wednesday: Inkophile reviews Herbin Vert de Gris ink

Inkophile recently did an excellent review of Herbin Vert de Gris ink. Vert de Gris is one of the Herbin Jewel of Ink colors, and is based on the lovely grey/ green patina that appears on aging copper. In the review she describes the color as “a deep, dark teal” and shows writing samples of […]

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