Time Log App: The FocusTimer App!

Tumblr is my favorite resource for studyspo: It’s always cute infographs, funny truths and handy tips galore down there. Last week I learnt about the FocusTimer app, which is a timer that requires you to put your phone facedown or else it does not start. I liked the idea of putting your phone facedown, eliminating distractions and time logging, so […]

Girl Does Yoga: Practice Makes Practice

The Exercise Every Day Challenge has been great great for my yoga practice in two different ways. One, I did a lot of yoga classes in August and September. Consistently. Which is good. Second, I do a lot of little yoga sequences at home, which makes me do different postures. Which is good. It’s also […]

De Groene Meisjes BOOK Review.

Oh boy, oh boy. THE GREEN GIRLS WROTE A BOOK. And I’ve been excited about it for MONTHS, so you’re just going to have to SUCK IT UP while I finally let loose the hurricane OF WORDS about two of my friends writing A BOOK.

How To Adopt A Long Term Approach

One of the most iconic psychological studies, is the Marshmallow Experiment (Mischel & Ebbesen, 1972): A researcher would put a kid in front of a marshmallow, go “I have to go for a minute, if you wait with eating the marshmallow, you’ll get ANOTHER ONE. How AWESOME is that?! Okay gotta go bye.” and leave […]

Self Evaluation Exercise: Checking In With Yourself

I believe in order for us to live our best lives, as our best selves, we need to take time for some introspection and some self reflection: Trying to objectively assess what is going on with you lately. Taking a good look at your life and what you’re doing with it. It’s very easy to […]