My new laptop setup

A couple of days ago, I received a new laptop as a graduation gift from my parents and relatives since my old one is 8 years old and still runs Windows 7 (because it wouldn't survive an upgrade to Windows 10) and, since Microsoft has announced that its updates are going to be discontinued in… Continue reading My new laptop setup

Internet trends I no longer practice

I've been engaging in the blogging community for more than a decade and I've seen lots of trends come and gone and, I have to admit, I've been guilty of trying them only because they were popular. I was sitting on the balcony with my trusted journal this morning and I suddenly got this thought… Continue reading Internet trends I no longer practice

Why You Should Hide Your Toolbar and Other Deep Work Hacks

We're officially in the last quarter of the year and I wanted to share an update on my productivity system because things have changed since Spring, but I thought it would be nice to share first a couple of tips and tricks I discovered that help me to work in a more focused way. This… Continue reading Why You Should Hide Your Toolbar and Other Deep Work Hacks

How I Stay Organized | Spring 2018

Since the beginning of the year, for the most part of the week, I'm locked at home (or in my University library) all day writing my thesis, my routine completely changed since last year. I don’t have classes nor exams to study for anymore (*jumps up and down for the excitement*) and I have a… Continue reading How I Stay Organized | Spring 2018

#OldSchoolBlogging and Why I’m Tired of Fake Experts Online

I was planning to write a blog post about the snow we’ve been lucky to have (it basically never happens before Christmas here), but then I stumbled upon an article that made me realize how much tired I am of self-promotion and why I want to go back and write just for fun in my… Continue reading #OldSchoolBlogging and Why I’m Tired of Fake Experts Online

How I Stay Organized | Fall 2017

One of the things I struggle with the most is my love for technology. While I finally forced myself to automate my social media profiles and I just left Instagram (and a couple of Facebook groups) into my life, I still struggle with my insane love for apps. I like to watch videos and read… Continue reading How I Stay Organized | Fall 2017

All About Podcasts and Why I Love Them

I've never been a podcast enthusiast, I never listened to the radio because I just wanted to listen to music rather than people talking and hearing annoying ads. But then my favorite bloggers and YouTubers started their own shows and I decided to give it a try a couple of years ago. Initially, I listened to my… Continue reading All About Podcasts and Why I Love Them

How to Create a Custom Productivity Dashboard with Milanote

Being myself a procrastinator (on recovery), I always tried to create a dashboard to be more intentional with the time spent on my laptop, you know, something like a single page to open on my browser with all the links to click in order to do what I have to do, without being distracted by… Continue reading How to Create a Custom Productivity Dashboard with Milanote

A Smartphone Packing Party

My very first smartphone was a second-hand iPhone 4 that I got for my birthday in 2013. A friend of mine was upgrading his phone and offered to give me his old one for free that Fall, I couldn't be happier! The problem was that I was starting my smartphone journey with a phone that… Continue reading A Smartphone Packing Party