We may lose and we may win though we will never be here again…

Shortly after Jose’s father passed away, we were dancing in the living room before dinner. Jose, Me, and Lucia, with her favorite song playing loud on the speakers. The Eagles’ Take it Easy is a pretty good song to live by, if that one line that I love with all my heart is any indication. When […]

How I’m Using Morning Pages to Write My Way Through

A couple years ago, I heard about a thing called Morning Pages. Julia Cameron is the brainchild and the concept is pretty simple: Morning Pages are three pages of longhand, stream of consciousness writing, done first thing in the morning. *There is no wrong way to do Morning Pages*– they are not high art. They are not even […]

Can Three Hours a Week Transform Your Life?

I’m back from a long/short/crazy trip of fun and work and I’m feeling the burn of overwhelm. Traveling, in general, is a great way to knock you entirely off your routine and make you spend days trying to claw back to the careful balance you had pre-departure. That said, I’m working on it. The inbox […]

How I Track My Time

Earlier this month, I had a new book come out. Design Your Day: Be More Productive, Set Better Goals, and Live Life on Purpose is a little tome to help you live a more passionate, productive life. Specifically, it teaches you the exact process I use to get more done in less time. To celebrate the launch, […]

How to Manage Your Email

If you’ve ever read a morning routine or two, you’ve seen the shame associated with admitting to reading email first thing in the morning. Many of us do it, and many of us feel we shouldn’t. Although I’m not into the shame game, no matter how you sugarcoat it, checking email first thing just isn’t […]