Favorite Things I Keep In My Workspace

Mise en place is a concept I learned from one of Jamie Oliver’s recipe books. It simply means every ingredient and tool is tidily arranged within reach, so you can cook smoothly and peacefully. I apply the same concept when it comes to working. In my previous apartment, this was a challenge, since I didn’tContinue reading “Favorite Things I Keep In My Workspace”

This Simple Productivity Secret Takes Zero Effort

The most helpful productivity trick I learned is the exact opposite of productivity: the nap. As a morning person, my creativity and energy are at their peak in the morning. Then they rapidly plummet after lunch. So instead of fighting the afternoon drowse (therefore being less productive than I would like), I give in andContinue reading “This Simple Productivity Secret Takes Zero Effort”

Momentum for the Day: My Morning Routine

Let’s talk about what is probably the most popular topic in Productivityland — morning routines! Since the pandemic began, I’d gone through various series of activities in the morning. I could not call them “routines” yet because they continually shifted. Sometimes drastically. Like when I finally had a functional chair to sit on in theContinue reading “Momentum for the Day: My Morning Routine”