Applying Treadmill Journals to Building Habits

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When you are trying to get your time in on a treadmill, a journal can be a useful tool. A treadmill journal will keep track, very simply, of the days you were on the treadmill, as well as other modifying factors such as speed, time and distance.

Treadmill journals provide some accountability towards what might become a tedious habit building routine.

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10 Ineffective Ways To Simplify

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Recently someone complained to me that she could not make simplicity work. When I asked how she was trying to simplify, she told me she had bought colorful matching containers as a simplicity “expert” had suggested. I have heard this type of thing over and over again, so I thought I would share 10 ineffective ways to simplify.

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What Grandma Esther Could Teach You About Productivity

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My grandmother Esther was a notable farm wife. She raised 8 children, including two with special needs, on a small dairy farm in the middle of Wisconsin. She was capable, hardworking, cheerful, and productive. She was also seldom idle, but rarely was she not relaxed. We can learn from her methods for productivity.

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