I walked in to pick up my contacts this morning. I signed in at the kiosk and the message popped up, “We will be happy to help you in about 57 minutes.”
Why do I feel called to create? What is the purpose behind what I do? Where is my energy focused?
These are questions I’ve been pondering as I’ve listened to podcasts talk about work and brand building. Something in me began to turn a little as I listened. Am I interested in building a brand on myself? What is the purpose behind my writing?
There is a debate going on in Christian circles right now: Is it better to be authentic, or is it better to be obedient to the teachings of Jesus and the Church? I think the answer is one word – Yes.
Deadlines can be a great thing. If I didn’t have deadlines, whether self-imposed or not, I doubt I would really get a whole lot done. When I don’t have deadlines, I actually tend to drag my feet and get lazy. That is the positive of a deadline.
However, deadlines are a double edged sword. They give you a goal to work toward, however they can also lead to anxiety and stress. Continue reading “Deadlines with Margin”
Dishwashers are amazing things. If you don’t think so, wait until the dishwasher breaks down. Either that, or just try going without it for 30 days. I realize that you may not use a dishwasher and that you may be extremely good at staying on top of keeping your dishes clean. However, I am definitely not. I have a tendency to let them pile up, and a dishwasher can make a 30 minute job a 5 minute job. There is really a lot we can get done with a dishwasher with pretty minimal effort.