Category: Productivity and Time Management

  • Most Useful Websites: My Favorite Online Resources

    General / Thinking Untools: James Clear: Farnam Street: Your Logical Fallacy Is: Your Bias Is: Fitness / Health Darebee: Reading / Writing QuillBot: 12ft Ladder: Open Library: Design PDF24 Tools: Unsplash: The Noun Project: Software Development Stack Overflow: O’Reilly: […]

  • It’s time for another social media fast!

    After listening to the Blinkist summary of Cal Newport’s Deep Work (I’ve read the book, this was just for a refresher), I’m convinced that it’s time for another 30-day fast from Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. I think I’ll still keep my up and running, but between running Anglican Compass and sprinting for some last-ditch […]

  • They Say, I Say Writing Templates

    SOURCE: They Say / I Say: The Moves that Matter in Academic Writing, 4th edition (affiliate link). Disagreeing Without Being Disagreeable While I understand the impulse to , my own view is . While I agree with X that , I cannot accept her overall conclusion that . While X argues , and I argue […]

  • Balderdash! 12 Suggestions for Overcoming Writer’s Block (From Andrew T. Le Peau’s “Write Better”)

    Writer’s block sucks. I’m currently facing it with regard to my dissertation and I’ve decided to hit pause on research and writing until I regain access to my library carrell at Wheaton. Thankfully, I’ve come across some helpful advice on overcoming writer’s block in Andrew T. Le Peau’s Writer Better: A Lifelong Editor on Craft, […]

  • Helpful Writing Templates

    The following templates come from They Say / I Say: The Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. Introducing What They Say A number of $$$ have recently suggested that $$$. It has become common today to dismiss $$$. In their recent work, Y and Z have offered harsh critiques of Dr. X for $$$. Introducing […]