Category Archives: Useful

2 Ways to Turn Off the Negative People in Your Life

Every time I interact with this one acquaintance I feel horrible. Her tone and her body language are extremely condescending. So much so that I spend hours after seeing her in self-doubt and sometimes tears. I’m done with it.

How to Avoid Communication Problems

Do you ever have a bad communication day? That was my day on Monday. I turned it into a learning opportunity, despite the amount of tears, anger and frustration it caused.

How to Adjust Your Internal Parameters

Each person has a certain set of defaults. This doesn’t mean that you must sit by and live with them. Just because life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans, doesn’t mean you stop planning.

What does your Twitter list say about you?

If we’re all shouting into the echo chamber of twitter and none of us are reading what each other is tweeting because we simply can’t keep track of that many people, why are we doing it?

6 Ways to Manage Social Networking

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and whatever comes next. Are you able to handle them all? Here are six options to get you through and keep you connected, with minimal time expenditure.

5 Ways to Be a Digital Minimalist

Jonathan Manor looks at minimalism and the ways he can apply it to his digital world.

A big welcome to Jonathan as his first guest post here!

5 Tips on Giving Feedback

Do you ever get feedback that’s supposed to be “constructive criticism” but feels like somebody’s hitting your ego in the face with a brick? Here are some tips on giving feedback and asking for better feedback!

7 Facts About Life, Parenting and Blogging

Do you run into bumps in the road of life? How about in other obligations or activities? Here are some facts about the bumps in the road of life (with interesting notes on parenting and blogging).

How to Fake Your Way to Popularity

You become popular by being good or being cool, or being perceived as either. And your initial popularity seeds more popularity. Here’s how to plant those seeds.

5 Resolutions for Creative Thinkers

Have you finished your list of New Year’s resolutions? Did you include a New Year’s resolution encouraging your creative thinking? It’s not too late to add one! Here are five resolutions that develop your creative thinking side.