My computer has a curfew from 9:00 pm through the first 2 hours of the next morning. It’s not in trouble. It’s not grounded, nothing punitive at all. My self-imposed computer curfew boosts my creativity and productivity. The reasons are simple and straightforward. The restriction helps me: avoid mental clutter, because my best ideas frequently
Free-Write So let’s see, I’m writing about “Free-Write” today but I’m not really sure where I should start. I could mention – I will mention – that I first learned of it in a graduate class, Writing With Skill and Influence. Dr. Jerry Jenkins was one of the two professors for the course and
What do I really want? – should always be whispering from the corners of our minds, urging us on to the things we truly aspire to. In a world littered with shortcuts, true gains come only as a result of discipline, most of it self-inflicted. I created this for me, but share it with you,
Several times a week I hear “I wish I had more time”. Each time, I remember a quote I had on my bedroom wall as a motivated high schooler. I like keeping my friends so I usually keep it to myself, but here it is, redesigned for your -ahem- enjoyment.