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WORK & TECH: SIX REASONS TO KEEP A WORK DIARY
Looking for a simple, easy, effective, and perspective-shifting way to improve nearly every aspect of your 9-5 life? Keep a work diary! In this post I’ll share six distinct reasons why keeping a separate planner for work is a great habit to get into, as well as how you can use your work diary to build confidence, gain insights, and improve your soft skills at work.
INSPIRE YOUR PRACTICE
OWN YOUR ABODE
See All in Own Your Abode
CRAFT YOUR OWN LIFE
DO MEANINGFUL WORK
WEAR WHAT FEELS GOOD
WESTERN DAUGHTER diary
Sexual violence is more than just garden-variety abuse. It is an abuse of power. And anyone who has proven that they are willing to abuse their power at the expense of someone else’s' wellbeing has no place sitting on the Supreme Court, interpreting the law, for generations of Americans to come. Survivors of sexual and domestic abuse are finally beginning to come forward with their stories of abuse at the hands of the powerful and influential. But the real question is: will we believe them?
Like many adults in the fall I always find a replenished desire to learn, grow, and stretch myself. To "Get back to it." So when the lower humidity hits and the temperatures begin to lower, I find myself attracted to learning, to soaking up new information, all in the quest of feeling re-invigorated, 'with-it', and decidedly scholarly. Enter the Sunday edition of the New York Times. It's economical use of space and flimsiness of ephemeral newsprint should not fool you - this is dense stuff.
Doing cool shit requires doing. It’s so easy to talk a big game. A lot of young people think they can read one book or do something for a couple of months and think they’re experts. That’s not how it works.
You have to dive in and humble yourself. You have to do and do and do.
Blogging is hard work but it's rewarding work. When I get to a place where I am writing freely, where I am able to post when I want about what I want, when I feel organized, when my correspondence is up to date -- that is when my content is ticking. And that's when relationships are built. That's when new opportunities knock on my door. And it's when I feel most personally fulfilled and inspired. I want you to have that feeling too. So here goes. My Essential Blogging Tips
It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living.I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me what planets are squaring your moon... I want to know if you have touched the centre of your own sorrow if you have been opened by life’s betrayals or have become shrivelled and closed from fear of further pain.
Honest in it's perspective and free of aim -- I have missed OLDR SISTR, this space that was uniquely my own, full of life and all of the things I found beautiful within it. The wonderful thing about a blog is that it can appear fresh and new on one's screen everyday.
It's important to find that place where one can sit down and just -- write. A room, or a table, or a certain chair, or a sunny spot by some window where the mind can unclench, the body can relax, and the subconscious can get to work. Sometimes this space is found through habit or creation. For me, it's the little room outside my kitchen.
When I was young, I dreamed of one day owning a shop, one with catalogs and real merchandise and many customers -- hopefully still including my dad. I also dreamed of being a writer. It sounded like a perfect job, this writing. You could do it from anywhere, one. Two, you didn’t need a team of people or a specific place to do it. I liked that it seemed moveable, transportable, efficient, and private. Thirdly, writing could be done with very few tools. A spiral-bound notebook, a pen, a place to sit.
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