Cat Stretching
The Dead Pool (Health)

The Writer’s Guide to Stretching

Yes, the stereotypical image of writers involves a stately hump. Those authors also tended to die young. Or at least suffer horrible physical impairments. Take it from someone who battles her body on a daily basis: You need to MOVE as you exercise your craft. Stretching breaks are the easiest way to accomplish that movement.

Upwork and other freelance marketplaces exploit writers
Bag of Tricks (Tools of the Trade)

The Dangers of Freelance Marketplaces (like Upwork) No One Talks About

You want to embark on a freelance writing career. (insert cheers here) Various social media feeds point you in the direction of Upwork or other freelance marketplaces as the best place to start. They sound perfect. And since I cut my teeth at Upwork, I should champion your path. But I don't. Marketplaces prey on writers. And you need to know what you're getting yourself into.

Laptop case covered in pins
Arkham (Staying Sane)

Why Pins Make Your Life Better

Not everyone's big on carrying around glaring signs of individuality. But you'd still like to break out of your shell and tuck pieces of yourself SOMEWHERE. When you feel overwhelmed by life, you need to find something to turn to to express your personal message. And Pins do the trick perfectly. Yes, pins - those little bits of colorful metal you can attach - well, anywhere.