Category Productivity

Carb Cycling for Carnival

We are one and a half weeks away from carnival! At this point, I’ve built as much muscle as I can from going to the gym; how toned I look on carnival day will depend on how I eat. From what I’ve read, the best way to shed some flab in two weeks is by carbohydrate cycling. Carb cycling […]

Need More Energy?

I have been feeling low on energy lately, so I started researching possible causes and came across a condition called hypothyroidism. The most common symptom is feeling exhausted no matter how much sleep you get. I started freaking out that I may have it and asked my doctor to test for it. I haven’t received […]

Turning Pro

I work a lot as a freelancer. The outcome of my life is now directly correlated with what I do on a daily basis. There is no more middle man to hide behind. As a result, my days have had to become more regimented to get everything done that I want to do – activities […]

A Book is a Business: Kaneisha’s Journey

Last week, I wrote about the process for traditional publishing versus digital publishing. This week, I wanted to introduce people to the self-publishing journey of my good friend, Kaneisha Grayson, who has written her first book, Be Your Own Boyfriend. Women are so often socialized to wrap their self-worth in their relationship status. Be Your […]

Get out of your head and into your body

As knowledge workers, we live in our minds a lot. We sit in front of the computer screen for most of the day, working on Excel, or Powerpoint, browsing the Internet, and consuming endless amounts of information. Our exercise consists of walking across the street to grab lunch, walking to the coffee machine, or overworking […]

Getting Unstuck

I read an entire book while waiting for election results last week. The book is called Getting Unstuck: A Guide to Discovering Your Next Career Path and is written by the Director of Career Development at Harvard Business School – Dr. Timothy Butler. All newly admitted students to HBS have to take Tim’s psychometric evaluation before […]

Nanowrimo: Cultivating a Daily Practice

Hope everyone votes in the U.S. elections today. No matter who you vote for, it is important to exercise your right to choose a leader to represent you at the highest level. ***** Each year in November, writers around the world gear up to participate in Nanowrimo – National Novel Writing Month. The challenge is […]