Research & Reviews

April 2012: New car, new hair, and a better way to poo

A new series: the monthly round-up. This month I bought a new car, dyed my hair red, took the RC-S training, reviewed tax software, created a tool to change unwanted habits…and, yes, improved my bathroom UX.read more…

Review of Dyson DC35 Digital Slim Animal: Awesome!

The most powerful cordless vacuum in the world…lowering the barrier-to-vacuuming. I love it.read more…

Coffee Pod Machines

The question: What is the deal with those coffee makers that use pods? Which one is best for a single gal in a small condo? My results… There are basically two options: K-cup or Nespresso.¬†For either system, you are looking at around 60 cents per cup. K-Cups K-cups are the most widely available pods, and […]read more…

Walking Into Fire workshop notes

I did a writing workshop last weekend with Jen Louden and friends called Walking Into Fire. It was subtly transformative–no dramatic processing like some workshops I’ve taken, but I’ve noticed my thoughts and actions shifting. Something is freed up in me around my work and purpose–that my thing is really just to be creative.read more…

Book: E-myth Mastery

I just read a bit of E-Myth Mastery, which is not at all about what I thought it would be about. The original E-Myth was about systems and processes and automation, but this one is about mindfulness and waking up and understanding who you really are and leadership. (Turns out the first one didn’t really […]read more…