Rooster Early Morning

You Need to Become a Morning Person (Yes, Seriously)

Waking up at the crack of dawn is horribly unappealing. I am not a fan -- if I could sleep until 11AM every day of the work week, I would. And for years I did. Back when I was in the dual roles of part freelance writer, part freelance college counselor, I didn't meet with … Continue reading You Need to Become a Morning Person (Yes, Seriously)

Feel Distracted? Just Fidget With Your Breathing

I learned something new over the last week: breathing is really important. Yes, that sounds silly. Yes, it's super obvious. I mean, without breathing, we literally wouldn't survive. However, after dealing with weeks of fainting spells, I discovered that the way we inhale and exhale can make a huge difference. It can be the split-second … Continue reading Feel Distracted? Just Fidget With Your Breathing

Cold Showers for Productivity

Cold Showers: A Shiver-Inducing Productivity Key

There's nothing more despicable than an ice cold shower. Stepping into the shower's welcoming stream only to be greeted by (what feels like) actual icicles pricking your skin, shivering as goosebumps form and your toes turn white -- cold showers are truly the worst wake-up method. But, there's a hidden magic in cold showers. Switching … Continue reading Cold Showers: A Shiver-Inducing Productivity Key