Tag: Daydreaming

B2S Series: My Favorite Planner

Passion Planner, daytimers, back to school

Coming back at ya’ today with the next installment of my fall 2019 Back to School Series, discussing my absolute favorite planner of all time. Anyone who’s ever had to take photos for my blog or who has read the post about my crazy Excel spreadsheet can probably guess that I’m a Type A personality, so it’s no surprise that I get a little obsessive about my schedule and to-do lists. You can imagine how many daytimers I’ve tried over the years… So today I want to share my holy grail of planners, talk about why you should be using a planner (especially as a college student), and provide a link to a Labor Day sale! Now let’s get started (because today’s carefully outlined schedule says it’s time to do so, wink wink). Continue reading “B2S Series: My Favorite Planner”

Picture This: The Power of Visualization

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Back when I played soccer, my dad–the soccer connoisseur of my family–always told me to visualize on game day. He’d joke and facetiously say, “Be the ball,” like you see in movies, but his words also held some sincerity. He told me that if I pictured myself running off the ball, having a great first touch, and kicking with firm precision, then I would better be able to actually accomplish those goals in the rush of a game. So on early Saturday mornings, with puffy eyes and fresh dew coating the landscape like a blanket, my parents drove me to my soccer games as I dreamt of little black and white balls in the back seat. And I felt ridiculous doing it. I can’t say for certain whether visualization ever improved my skill in a game, but I do know it has found an unexpected yet welcome home in other aspects of my life—and it should work its way into yours, too. Continue reading “Picture This: The Power of Visualization”