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Archive for September 2016

Why You Should Take a News Break

What do you see when you click on a news website or turn on the local TV news broadcast? Crime? War? Rapes? Missing children? Political mudslinging? Death and disease? Environmental disasters? Kind of grim, right? Doesn’t exactly fill your heart with happiness and light. Here’s another question for you: Is the world mostly good or mostly…

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Editor’s Notebook 92

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week Moana Official Trailer. I’m so excited for this new Disney movie! The Bullet Journal, Minus the Hype, Is Actually a Really Good Planner. Forget about all…

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Life Editor Weekend Preview: Welcome to the Retreat!

If I had to assign a theme to this month, it would have to be “Surviving When Things Go Wrong.” My recent Life Editor Weekend live event was a perfect example of this. A dozen tiny things went wrong as I was getting ready to host the retreat: tech issues, last-minute cancelations, etc. But the…

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Editor’s Notebook 91

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week The Perfectionist Trap. Everyone starts at zero. This Guy Documented His First Week Of Work At Target & It’s Hilarious. Funny stories from my favorite shopping…

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Plan With Me #6: Bullet Journal, Back-to-School Apples

Back-to-school season is my favorite time of year…even though it’s been nearly 2 decades since I was last in school! I always loved buying school supplies, new clothes, and planning my lunches. The weather turns crisp, and it’s the perfect time to spend the day picking apples or strolling through a pumpkin patch. When I…

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The 4 Ps of Promoting Your Business With Photos

This is a guest post from Erika Swafford. Get more of her amazing photo tips at ErikaSwafford.com. As an entrepreneur, you might become a one-woman show in business because the internet has made the world so much more accessible. You can take your talent and create a business around it. And like any sophisticated, driven woman…

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Plan With Me #5: Editorial Calendar

If you want to be a successful blogger or entrepreneur, then you can’t “wing it” all the time. One of my clients calls it “flying by the seat of your pants!” Not having a plan and randomly doing your work whenever you feel like it is a recipe for disaster. Instead, get yourself organized with…

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