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Advocating for Better Sleep and Work

I started this blog writing project during the height of covid-19 in a fit of boredom, but I continue to write the blog because advocating for better sleep and more focused work is something that I enjoy. For my work,

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What’s Your Core Note-Taking System?

Necessary Components and Workflow.  The information that we collect, organize, and review represents our journey across time. Our notes form our written history. Note-taking strategies help us learn and retain new information, remember previous information from the past, and grow


Feeling Grateful May Help Us Sleep Better, Emerging Research Evidence

One Reason You Might Want to Keep A Gratitude Journal. I’ve struggled with practicing gratitude. Even when we have a lot to feel grateful for, we have an evolutionary predisposition to feel discontent, to focus on improvement and acceleration instead


Sometimes We Have Nightmares, Sometimes Dreams— But, Why?

Research-related theories on sleep and dreaming. I journal about my dreams. I like to document the workings of my unconscious mind and evaluate what I may be processing during sleep. But how much should we really pay attention to our dreams and


This Is How I Journal About My Dreams

Digital and analog dream journaling over the years. I journal about nearly everything that happens in my life. That includes any dreams I have that I find interesting. Because my journaling methods have changed over the years from being completely


Of Mice and Wrists

A tiny blog on ergonomic mice and customizable buttons that allow for a minimalistic workspace. Most of my work is done in front of a computer. The tools that I use for my work are important to me. I have


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