practice staying in the moment (with books)

2021-05-13T15:37:20+00:00

I've found that no matter what I'm doing, my "go go go'' personality tends to show up and hurry me to imaginary finish lines. I'll start a workout and immediately think about what I'll do once it's over. I'll start cooking a recipe and want to [...]

practice staying in the moment (with books)2021-05-13T15:37:20+00:00

tracking your to be read (tbr) book list with trello

2021-05-13T15:49:02+00:00

There are many different ways to keep track of the books you want to read—spreadsheets, notebooks, Goodreads, a running list in your brain, etc. I've used Goodreads in the past, but these days I track my TBR list (to be read list) with Trello. Before I [...]

tracking your to be read (tbr) book list with trello2021-05-13T15:49:02+00:00

year in review: 2020 reading list

2021-05-13T16:07:26+00:00

After looking back through my 2020 Reading List, and I noticed a few things. It was a bit of a slow start, but once March (and the pandemic hit), I pretty much averaged four or more books each month. I ended up with fewer books than [...]

year in review: 2020 reading list2021-05-13T16:07:26+00:00

2021 reading list

2021-09-17T21:57:56+00:00

2021 summary (...so far) books authors audiobooks fiction nonfiction dnf this year, I'm tracking two things on my reading list: a 3-word description of each book a cross-training "workout" (a related book, article or blog post, movie, TV show, podcast, product, recipe, [...]

2021 reading list2021-09-17T21:57:56+00:00

looking back: one reader’s journey

2021-05-13T17:15:00+00:00

a look back When I was a kid, I devoured books. Even after my mom told me to put some back, I’d leave the library with a tower of books. Getting in the car meant quality reading time - even if we were just making a [...]

looking back: one reader’s journey2021-05-13T17:15:00+00:00

2020 reading list

2021-04-15T02:49:12+00:00

2020 summary total books audiobooks authors dnfs reading list by month january 1. Where the Crawdads Sing (Delia Owens) I was ready for some fiction, and I picked up Where the Crawdads Sing out of curiosity. After seeing it [...]

2020 reading list2021-04-15T02:49:12+00:00

the passion paradox: burnout, perfectionism, and story

2021-05-14T15:41:05+00:00

When I first heard the title of this book, The Passion Paradox (by Brad Stuhlberg and Steve Magness), I assumed it wasn’t going to be for me. But I still wanted to give it a chance, and found some great stuff on avoiding burnout, dealing with [...]

the passion paradox: burnout, perfectionism, and story2021-05-14T15:41:05+00:00

do we need all the self-help books?

2021-05-14T16:06:58+00:00

Nineteen of the 51 books I read in 2018 could be considered self-help or personal development. Some teeter on the edge of memoir rather than self-help. And so far in 2019, eight of my nineteen books could be considered self-help or personal development. That’s about 40% [...]

do we need all the self-help books?2021-05-14T16:06:58+00:00

2019 reading list

2021-04-14T22:29:10+00:00

2019 summary books read audiobooks authors dnfs reading list by month january 1. The Boys in the Boat (Daniel James Brown) I could not have picked a better book for kicking off 2019. I loved the story of the lead up to [...]

2019 reading list2021-04-14T22:29:10+00:00
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