The gist: working from home is the time to embrace working brighter and figuring out what works for your, not following all the traditional productivity rules. So these are the Work Brighter-approved remote work habits. Woooo-weeee. Do you smell that? That is the stench of Hustle Culture and the cult of relentless productivity, and it
It took me five years to spend an hour at the DMV. That’s how long I’ve lived in NYC with a Maryland license. To make it worse, I actually haven’t lived in Maryland since at least 2011 (depending on how you count it). So I’ve had an out of date license even longer than that.
This week, another popular productivity app when from a license-based pricing model to a subscription-based one. Chaos and outrage ensued. I won’t go into the details, because that’s not what this is about. The details don’t matter. Instead, seeing people on Twitter so upset about paying for a productivity app, a “utility app” they use
How do you know when your mindset or mental health work is working? 🤔 This is something I’ve been thinking about a lot over the past week. They’re both things I’ve put SO much time, energy, and attention into improving over the past 3 years. They’re also both very amorphous, blobby things that are hard
This week, I discovered another way Friends lied to me as a kid: It’s not that hard to quit the gym. 💁🏻♀️ At least, it wasn’t for me, when I cancelled the membership I got in late 2018. Maybe that was because they’re so busy right now with January Joiners. Which makes me a January