How to take notes like a pro with Notes to Done

I used to be a terrible note-taker. I would scribble random snippets of information down in semi-legible handwriting and then never come back to what I had written. This caused unnecessary stress. Notes and actions would all be mixed together with doodles, reminders and anything…

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What Derek Sivers taught me about Facebook

I've just got into an argument with somebody, I'm confused by all of the options and I'm not sure if you'll still want to be my friend. Everybody wants to be popular, to have people like them. But I had begun to enjoy being a…

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10k Step Days - Walk 1

Both my wife and I recently invested in some Fitbits as a way to be more aware of our health goals. We chose the Fitbit Blaze, primarily for it's ability to monitor heart rate as well as use GPS data from a connected phone to…

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Hay Festival

The scent of fresh wood is among the last things you will forget when the veil falls. The scent of fresh white wood in the spring sap time: as though life itself walked by you, with dew in its hair. That sweet and naked smell…

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Keeping passwords safe with the Bullet Secure method

I'm going to show you a page of my Bullet Journal with a collection of my passwords listed on it. I hope that I can trust you not to disseminate the sensitive information I've written down. After tackling the problem of recording future events, I…

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How to claim back your life, before starting work

After dropping off my son with his childminder I reckoned I had about 45 minutes spare before the 9am clock on. I was wearing a pair of shorts that were too big and baggy, t shirt and hoodie, old socks and barefoot shoes. The bike…

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Mindfulness and the One Penny Phone

Now that the clocks have gone forward and the days are getting longer I'm starting to plan some holiday and adventures for the spring and summer. For me, one of the joys of taking breaks and getting outside is switching off from technology and all…

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Bullet Journal Collections - The Commonplace Book

"When you arise in the morning, think of what a precious privilege it is to be alive - to breathe, to think, to enjoy, to love." -┬áMarcus Aurelius Before I began my work for the day, one of the most famous Roman Emperors - Marcus…

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