• brain pickings,  Pocket app,  random,  readings

    Brain Pickings: Online Articles I Love

    Ahh, Friday. Once upon a time, there was this girl who promised herself to let nothing in but good vibes every Friday of every week. That would be me. But guess who’s feeling down in the dumps at the moment? That would also be me. I’ve been meaning to write a blog post on my 23rd birthday, which my family and I celebrated in a lovely resort, but I couldn’t find the time to sit down, edit the photos, and pull a long, photo-heavy blog post for you. But don’t worry, it will be worth the wait! All I can say is that the place is amazing and every corner…

  • Pocket app,  time management

    The Pomodoro Technique: A time management method

    I’ve heard of the Pomodoro Technique when I saved an article about it on Pocket but haven’t had the chance to fully read until yesterday. The first time I read the article, I found the time management method too intimidating and the written piece too lengthy so I shrugged it off but promised to go back to it when I’m in a better mood to read a lengthy article. So to start this off, what is The Pomodoro Technique exactly? The aim of the Pomodoro Technique is to provide a simple tool/process for improving productivity. The idea was founded by Francesco Cirillo in the late 80’s but was not put…