7-Day Social Media Detox Challenge

Are you entering mindless scrolling loops more and more these days? Us, too. That's why we came up with a 7-Day Challenge to put you in the Slow Social mindset, allowing you to consume social media less, and get a huge amount of brain space back in return.

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How to Structure Your Day When Working From Home

Are you new to working from home? Not sure how to keep a productive schedule throughout the day? Can't find good habits that stick? Or maybe you've been operating from your home office for a while, but could still use some advice to up your game? As creative professionals who are pretty familiar with WFH life, we're here to help.

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How To Consume the News Without Losing It

While it’s important that we all stay informed with what’s happening in the world, there comes a point where consuming more news stops being helpful and just becomes a point of stress and distraction. Here are some ways that I’ve balanced staying informed in a way that feels healthy to me.

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How To Optimize Your Home Workspace for Productivity and Peacefulness

So you’re a creative professional who’s suddenly in full-time work-from-home mode. You need a workspace that allows you to stay focused, stay happy, and make great work. Here are a few simple things to remember while you WFH.

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New Progress Tracker: Track Daily Progress Towards Your Big Goals

Our new Progress Tracker poster is the most effective way to visibly track your progress toward goals and projects. It's an incredible tool to help you reach your goals, one day at a time.

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Journaling Prompts for the Best Year Ever

The week between Christmas and New Year's is always my fave. After a couple of days of rest, I'm usually flooded with new ideas and motivation. Here are some journal prompts you can use to reflect on the past year and gear up for the year ahead.

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A few favorite quotes about habits

How We Spend Our Days Is, Of Course, How We Spend Our Lives - Annie Dillard QuoteWhat We Do Every Day Matters More Than What We Do Once In Awhile. - Gretchen Rubin Quote

Expect Anything Worthwhile To Take A Long Time. - Debbie Millman Quote

How to use "committment devices" to form new habits

"Find ways to automate your behavior beforehand rather than relying on willpower in the moment."

-James Clear (via)

This is one of my favorite pieces of advice for keeping my goals on track. Examples from my own life include:

  • Not having the Facebook app or games on my phone
  • Paying for a class to learn a new hobby (instead of saying that I'll teach myself... because I won't!)
  • Schedule reoccurring Craft Nights with my friends for the year. I love hosting craft nights. Setting them in advance takes any decisions out of the equation.

Why planning for setbacks is important for long-term success

"It’s important to plan in advance to fail. Perhaps we should call failure something different – a moment of indulgence, a moment of rest, a saving of willpower."

-Rita Coelho do Vale (via)

Sticking with what works

Success is often a result of committing to the fundamentals over and over again.

-James Clear, How to Stick With Good Habits Every Day by Using the “Paper Clip Strategy”

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