C Space Inspiration Weekly: September is the New January, 10-Minute Productivity Hacks, and How to Write Like a Justice

Mixed Race women stretching at beach

I’ve always approached the week after Labor Day with mixed feelings. While part of me mourns the unofficial end of summer, the back-to-school mindset (ingrained in all of us from an early age) signifies a fresh start and a renewed sense of energy. And whenever there’s something new to tackle, I make lists about what I need to get it done. Lots and lots of lists. This week, we’re getting our list on and focusing on personal inspiration. So take a few minutes to hit your inner reset button, grab a pen and paper, and make your own list to ensure a successful start to your “new” year.

Six Reasons to Set New Year’s Resolutions in September, Fast Company

Is September the new January? Check out some of the reasons why the ninth month of the year is the best month for goal-setting. What goals will you accomplish before the end of the year?

Ten Things You Can Learn in 10 Minutes That Will Change Your Life, Business Insider

Ever heard of the Pomodoro Technique? How about time blocking? In the spirit of learning and personal development, check out some of these tried and true productivity hacks. Your body, mind, and soul will thank you for it.

Six Writing Tips From a Sitting Supreme Court Justice, Time

In a recent interview, Elena Kagan, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, offered some sound advice for anyone looking to sharpen their writing skills. Here are two of my favorites: “Write so normal people can understand you” and “Get feedback from people you trust.” But all of Kagan’s tips and tricks to becoming a better writer are worth putting into practice. Case closed.


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