Deep Work: A Workplace Strategy to Try

The past three months have taught me a lot about focus and concentration. Thanks to Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World by Cal Newport, I am a better student, reader, and writer. I have opened my eyes to what it is like to fully concentrate on reading and writing, without thinking or beingContinue reading “Deep Work: A Workplace Strategy to Try”

Time to Put Deep Work to the Test

What is a White Paper? According to the Merriam-Webster, “a white paper is an authoritative report that gives information or proposals on an issue.” The purpose of the white paper, according to MediaSpace Solutions, is “to advocate that a certain position is the best way to go or that a certain solution is best forContinue reading “Time to Put Deep Work to the Test”

Let’s Get Organized

Getting Organized This week I decided to look at some different online software to become more organized with my homework assignments and blog posts. The whole semester I was using the app called CalenDo to record my homework and due dates. It’s very user-friendly, but I feel like it should be used more for myContinue reading “Let’s Get Organized”

Hacked to Distract

Are big tech companies getting us addicted to our phones on purpose? Every morning when I wake up, the first thing I do is shut off my alarm and check my notifications. If any news articles catch my eye, then I check them out. Otherwise, I immediately check Instagram to see how many likes IContinue reading “Hacked to Distract”