Stress Reduction Tips

While everyone experiences job-related stress at one time or another, those of us who work online have a different type of stress. We trade stressful office environments for the stress that results from spending too many hours in front of the computer with little human interaction.

What’s Stopping You?

Is there an area of your life or business where you just can’t seem to get a grip? I was thinking about this recently over something that’s been frustrating me for quite some time — not consistently sticking with an exercise routine.

In Recovery: No More Tweets

I own every major Twitter client for the iPhone, and many for the iPad. Some were free, but most were bought and paid for. They each have their merits and I’ve used them all variously at one time or another, though some more than others. But no more.

Managing “Busy-ness”: The Shift

In this two-part post, I’m going to talk about managing “busy-ness,” or what Timothy Ferriss describes in “The 4-Hour Workweek” as “working for work’s sake.” As your business grows and your workload increases, it becomes more and more important to manage “busy-ness.”

How to Stay Productive and Enjoy the Summer

The weather here in Portland is just starting to turn from cloudy and chilly springtime into our beautiful, warm summer days. I plan to take full advantage of it while still kicking butt at work. There are plenty of ways that we can enjoy the summer:

A Web Worker’s Vacation

My recent cross-country train trip was a lot of fun. I got to see family and some old friends, and came back relaxed, which is hard to do when flying these days. Here are some suggestions for a good vacation.