Military Minimalist: A pre-deployment checklist

I knew I was saying goodbye at a certain time, but knowing what's coming and accepting it are two different beasts. These pre-deployment tips will help you set yourself up for success.

Military Minimalist: A pre-deployment checklist

Productivity Virtual Summit: My first online interview

This is a behind-the-scenes look at what happened when I was asked to give an online interview about goal-setting and productivity. 

Productivity Virtual Summit: My first online interview

How to be productive and manage your time: Schedule your life

I wish I could tell you that I've always been good at time management, but learning how to fit everything into a day has taken years of trial and error. It wasn't always pretty, but I've learned a few strategies for staying on track. 

How to be productive and manage your time: Schedule your life

Library summer reading challenge: Another excuse to read more books

There's nothing quite like stepping into a library. Whenever I move to a new place (which is often), I look for the nearest library first. I need the community, and writers have to read A LOT. It shouldn't come as a shock that I happily signed up for the Hawaii State Library's 2017 Summer Reading Challenge.

Library summer reading challenge: Another excuse to read more books
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Military Minimalist: The Civilian's Guide to PCS Behavior

The minimalist lifestyle is all the rage these days. While conspicuous consumption is still the norm, many folks are tuned into the fact that stuff doesn't make you happy. I have read Marie Kondo's masterpiece on decluttering, and I have made a conscious effort to consume less. Things still seem to accumulate, but there is a force more powerful than Amazon or my husband's determination to bring more books into our home. (I only pretend to dislike this habit.) The military is mandating its own form of minimalism, and it is happening to me in hours. I, like many military spouses before me, am in the throes of a PCS.

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Military Minimalist: The Civilian's Guide to PCS Behavior