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Does Being Organized Make Life Easier or Create More Work?

There are plenty of people on social media and other online spaces who are talking about their apparently perfect, blissful, über-organized routines that other people should be living up to if they’re to have any hope of being happy. I’ve always been organized, and now it’s something rely on to compensate for some of the …

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How does the inner critic get started? - cartoon of person burdened by negativity

How Does the Inner Critic Get Started?

I’ve noticed that a lot of people in the blogging world have quite a strong inner critic. I don’t, and II find it fascinating when it seems like people believe that they should self-criticize in order to do things properly, or in order to avoid being a bad person. So let’s chat about it. To …

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Should You Stick to a Single Blogging Niche?

Every so often I see bloggers expressing some apprehension about stepping out of their blogging niche, so I thought it was worth chatting about. The business-focused blogs If the main purpose is to make money, niche matters. The graphic above is from blogging guru Brandon Gaille. If you want to make money, these niches are …

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The should monster: the problem with "I should" - cartoon of a purple monster

The Should Monster: The Problem with “I Should”

Who is the Should Monster? It’s that voice inside your head telling you what you should do to live up to expectations—your own expectations of yourself, as well as what you think that others (and the world in general) expect of you. Shoulds can consume a lot of mental energy, so let’s chat about them. …

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