FlyLady in May: Zone 2

As I said last week, for the month of May I am experimenting with using FlyLady to better manage my household chores. I tend to be that person that does a huge amount of housework at once and then collapses and has no energy to do anymore cleaning for the next week. And repeat. Or … Continue reading FlyLady in May: Zone 2

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May’s Experiment: FlyLady

I had so much fun experimenting with the Pomodoro Technique last month that I decided to try another new thing during the month of May. This month's new thing is FlyLady. FlyLady is actually something I have dabbled into in the past, but really want to take more seriously. Like I mentioned in my wrap-up … Continue reading May’s Experiment: FlyLady

Pomodoro Technique: Final Thoughts

During the month of April, I experimented with using the Pomodoro Technique to help improve my productivity. Each week, I shared what each day was like for me, including my struggles and triumphs. I was able to accomplish quite a bit in the month of April using the Pomodoro Technique. I got through an average … Continue reading Pomodoro Technique: Final Thoughts

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Four

During the month of April, I have been trying the Pomodoro Technique to help with my productivity. I have shared my progress with it each week. I love how what using this technique has done for my productivity, even on days when I don't have as much time to work on things! Monday, April 23 … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Four

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Three

During the month of April, I am trying out the Pomodoro Technique to see if it will improve my productivity. The Pomodoro Technique uses period of working and rest to help improve one's productivity. Last week, I was able to do this technique for four out of the five workdays. This week, my goal is … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Three

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Two

Last week, I shared that I am experimenting with using the Pomodoro Technique this month. This is productivity technique that alternates periods of time of being productive (Pomodoros) and taking a break. Last week due to sickness and a short week, I only got two days of Pomodoros in. But those were some seriously productive … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week Two

What I’m Listening To: Podcast Edition

Part of increasing my productivity and trying to get myself working with a good schedule is learning both how to effectively multitask, and how to never waste good listening time. I am almost never not listening to something. In fact, as I type this, my house is experiencing a very rare quiet. I forgot to … Continue reading What I’m Listening To: Podcast Edition

Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week One

Transitioning from grad school to learning how to live the military spouse life and trying to figure out "working from home" has created some... interesting growing pains for me. This past year has been a lot of change all at once. I finished my residence classes for my master's degree (although I would still have … Continue reading Trying the Pomodoro Technique: Week One

The Unmasking of the Seminary Girl

In May of 2015, I was fresh out of undergrad and was entering a summer of transition. In just a few short months, I would return to school again. This time, I was setting out to get a Master's degree. That summer was one of the best summers of life. I wasn't taking any classes, … Continue reading The Unmasking of the Seminary Girl

Friday Introductions

For today's post, I'm doing something a little different, but hopefully fun. I'm doing Friday introductions! This is usually more of a thing on Instagram, but I thought, why not bring it over to the blogging world? This post originally started as an introduction of my cats, but if I'm introducing the kitties, why not … Continue reading Friday Introductions