why small wins are important to get things done


Tim Herrera’s Smart Living newsletter re-introduced the idea of “micro-progress” and I started thinking more about the concept and how I can apply this in everyday life.

My favorite expansion of this concept is in this post by James Clear. In it, he uses Newton’s laws of motion as analogies for productivity. To wit, rule No. 1: “Objects in motion tend to stay in motion. Find a way to get started in less than two minutes.”

Last summer, I discovered bullet journals and have been trying to write down active to-do lists to make sure that I wasn’t missing anything.  I wish that I can say, bullet journaling changed my life, but change doesn’t come that easily.Read More »