What would happen if you treated decluttering as a spiritual practice? Marie Kondo’s bestselling book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up (2014),takes this novel angle on aligning your space, your stuff, and your life. It will appeal to minimalists and meditators.
As a grad student and in my first years as an assistant professor, I would sometimes get a great idea in the middle of the night, and spend a few hours typing away at the computer. Awesome for moving my work ahead, but I had a tough time sleeping soundly the next night. Continue reading →
It’s easy to neglect yourself under the deadline pressure of a busy semester and writing deadlines. So during a recent presentation on delightful work/life integration for a group of graduate students, I stressed the importance of self care to support creativity and stamina in the academic life. And that’s when one of the students asked,