7 Reasons to Try Field Notes

Field Notes is a company that specializes in making small, American-made pocket notebooks. My first impression was that they were too small and not worth my attention. That has changed.

Benefits of listening to music while you work

Listening to the right music while working has been a tremendous productivity booster for me over the past few years. I have found myself more focused, energized, and optimistic—which allows me to get more done—and keeps me feeling relaxed and present. While I understand there are musical anhedonics (people who are completely unaffected by music), […]

The Best Pens for Writing in the Bible

If you’re afraid to write in your Bible, don’t worry. That’s normal. For years, I couldn’t fathom marking up “THE BIBLE” but I’m convinced it’s the best way to read. Marking up the text keeps my concentration high. I can see connections more clearly and my focus stays on the page, instead of Twitter or […]

How To Use Notebooks

If you’re a notebook lover like me, you probably have stacks of blank notebooks, but no idea what to do with them. Fear not. Here are some ideas that may help.

The Job Security Myth

I do not believe in job security. Yes, creating income is part of being an adult—but there’s a myth that you need to secure a “real job” to take care of your family and future. I am writing this post for people who believe they need to work a horrible job, or get a “real […]