In the week between Christmas in New Years in 2012, I made my first Big Paper mindmap to plan the upcoming year. It wasn't the best time in my life, but it was the beginning of a process that would become really helpful. read more
In between literary novels, weird genres of non-fiction and indulgent YA dystopian fantasies, I read some books on productivity, happiness, and creativity here and there. Here's a quick round up of the ones I've tackled in the past few months. Oh, and I swear, I don't...
I have this fountain pen, matching pencil and lab notebook that belonged to my grandfather. In my childhood he always was a magical font of office supplies — although they were antiquated ones, even then. read more
It's time for some bullet-journalist tourism! Here are the places to check out when you're in Harvard Square, Cambridge, MA. read more
I'm always adjusting my personal sweet spot between paper and digital systems, but I find that I'm always most efficient and comfortable when there's a mix. Especially, being a visual person, seeing certain things on paper helps me understand what's going on. And, of course, nothing can beat sketching in a notebook! read more
A lot of freelancers starting out, especially when they're doing something creative, feel very uneasy charging money for their work. This is totally human. Our society perpetuates the contradiction that art is an exclusive luxury item but that artists are poor and...