Why You Need a Daily Routine

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It’s easy to understand why some people avoid routine. Choosing to do the same tasks at the same time day after day might remove some of the spontaneity that keeps life interesting. Most aren’t too keen on self-imposed boredom. However, creating routines for yourself can drastically improve your life. While going with the flow might […]

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The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

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Many people dream of working from home. They like the idea of tackling projects in their sweatpants, sleeping in late, and taking a leisurely approach to their jobs. However, remote work isn’t always all it’s cracked up to be. Especially when it comes to your work-life balance and social engagement, working from home can be […]

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3 Benefits of Having a Dog as a Writer

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When it comes to writing advice, most people think of one-liners from On Writing or quotes from authors like Hemingway. However, I recommend taking advantage of the benefits of having a dog. Traditional writing advice often only applies to what we put on the page. I don’t like that. I think it’s unrealistic to expect […]

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