"The looking over and filling up my journal to my mind always gives me pleasure. I seem to live my life over again. If I have been unhappy, it rejoices me to have escaped it; if happy, it does me good to remember it"
||My last 5 moleskine journals||
Chris Pratt, Comic-Con portrait.
The most productive people work for 52 minutes at a time, then break for 17 minutes before getting back to it.
The employees with the highest productivity ratings, in fact, don’t even work eight-hour days. Turns out, the secret to retaining the highest level of productivity over the span of a workday is not working longer—but working smarter with frequent breaks.”
The makers of a productivity app examine their user data to extract “the rule of 52 and 17.” This, of course, is nothing new – previous productivity studies of elite violinists have found that the best of them work in 90-minute chunks separated by 20-minute breaks.
Pair with some handy tips on how to master the pace of being productive, but don’t forget that presence is a greater art than productivity.
– Chris Soriano (via w-ildfires)
I wonder how many stranger’s stories we make it into? You know, maybe someone saw you in passing and told their friends about how pretty the girl in the lavender sweater was. Or maybe they overheard you say a joke and repeated it to their friend, confessing that they heard it from some guy at the store.
Vegan Green Chili Mac n Cheese (by Minimalist Baker)