The fear of being vulnerable was one barrier I had deal with when I started blogging. Then, I had to change my mind about vlogging. As I try to figure out the vlogging vs. blogging thing, I appreciate how much easier it is to talk on video that it is to write. Yeah, it is easier, at least for me, is to waffle on video than in writing. So, in this video, where I can’t decided what to talk about I talk about not being able to decide what to talk about. A helpful one when it comes to inspiration, creativity, innovation and productivity. Check it out
Not every email is necessary. Fact! Emails are the bane of a lot of people’s work. I love writing; I just hate dealing with emails that don’t have to be email. (I should do a blog post about what I hate (maybe also love) about emails.)
Moving along… Emails are necessary. There’s just a threshold they shouldn’t cross. Here are some instances emails are not always necessary:
Besides my usual MacBook Pro, eyes and brain, Here are tools I’ve come accustomed to recently.
On traditional media: paper, I’ve been using these to capture ideas, thoughts. I’ve engaged with materials as part of my research.
Perhaps I’m a dreamer. Well, at least, I have moments when my creativity dominates my mind-space. It is usually in those times I’m flooded with ideas, concepts and such. We often get ideas we cannot always act on.
A few years ago I started an ideas journal of sort. Evernote is one app I’ve found immensely helpful. It enables me to capture ideas and other thoughts in an indexable and searchable way.
Holidays or vacations are great things. If used properly they can help you recharge and recoup. This, of course, is based on the assumption that you’ve been working hard and need the time out.
Both our physical and mental energies need restoration often. Balance is a myth. Healthy tensions in normal (whatever that is), everyday life are necessary for us to always do and enjoy life at its best.