The Editor’s Notebook posts are 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
How to Bite Off More Than You Can Chew—and Get it All Done. It is possible, but you have to be strategic with your precious time.
A powerful (& personal) lesson on “I can’t.” Sometimes taking care of yourself takes care of everyone around you. This one’s for those of you who feel obligated to work even when you’re sick.
15 Revealing Signs You Genuinely Love What You Do. How many of these signs apply to you?
Why Your Office Isn’t Working—and How to Make it Inspiring. Note to self: paint over those white walls ASAP.
11 Life Lessons From JK Rowling. A good reminder that some of the most successful people in the world have failed many, many times.
Are You Sabotaging Your Own Happiness? Curing Your Upper Limit Problem. I recommend the book The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks to everyone I meet, and this article talks about one of the core concepts in the book: an Upper Limit Problem. It’s the unconscious self-sabotage that happens whenever you move to the next level of your work or life.
Why You Need To Mess With Your Routine. So good! This fits in with Step 4 of the Life Editing Process, Rearrange Everything Into a Perfect Flow. Love this part: “Whatever you’ve told yourself is true is only true until it’s not. An impossible thing is only impossible until you do it.”
A Call for Compassion for the Defenseless. In honor of Earth Day next week, I’m sharing this eloquent essay on why we should all be vegans. “What it boils down to is this: the only reason to eat meat or other animal products is because you like it. For your pleasure. And to me, killing for pleasure is not justified.”
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