​Ten (10) Smart ways to stay awake and work without coffee

Due to the high level of productivity required of humans nowadays, work at night and it’s normal after a long hot day with work and other responsibilities getting your attention. You get tired and look to caffeine containing foods like coffee. This is a good post for the night owls who work well at night. You don’t need to take coffee anymore!

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Where to find writing inspiration 

​5 places I go to get inspired to write

There are days when as writers we feel uninspired to write. 

It is not that there’s some writers’ block or that we’re not in the mood to write but that there’s is no inspiration to write. 

On such days no articles are produced, no stories birthed and the writers’ world is in a standstill. Zero productivity. Constant drifting. 

To solve this problem, there are places where I go to get fresh inspiration to write and that is what I write about in this post. 

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What to do on days when you don’t feel like writing 

​Whether you’re just starting out or have been writing for a long time, there are always days when you want to do anything but writing. On such days you feel like beating yourself up. Writing productivity is lost and the creative muscles are dulled (at least for that moment). Well, I am an avid fan of staying productive (churn out great pieces) and such days are always nightmares. I feel awful on them. 

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Do yourself a favour – Take Action Now

Whenever you take action, you get better off when you had only planned, intended, wished or aspired. The statements below are commonly made by people who have a big wishbone and don’t back it up with a backbone of doing:

‘I wish I were a writer’,

‘I wish I were a dancer’,

‘I wish I had started a blog’,

‘I intend to join a music group’,

‘I am an aspiring businessman’,

Does this  Sound like you? Many people are in the category of good intention makers but bad action takers.

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Five Great Android Calendar Apps for Scheduling your Tasks

A couple of weeks ago I told you about a so neglected yet needful tool to task attainment – Scheduling. If you missed the post you should read it here.

In that post I promised to come up with a list of great apps to help you in scheduling. They are mostly called calendar apps or simply to-do list apps.

As a writer, student, entrepreneur they help me organize my activities hence I usually end my day with loads of cleared tasks. They’d do same for you!

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Do you work but see No results? Do this!

The 21st century human being is an ever engaged being;
A busy bee or better still a buzzing being.
To him the 24 hour day is grossly inadequate and thus he always has tons of undone tasks.
This causes him to undermine his efforts. “I’m not doing enough!” he asserts.
The truth is, we all want to do more,  be more and have more. In short, we crave increased productivity.

Photo Credit: To Do File Shows Organise And Planning Tasks by Stuart Miles via Freedigitalphotos.net
Photo Credit: To Do File Shows Organise And Planning Tasks by Stuart Miles via Freedigitalphotos.net

To be more productive you need to literally do more. Great, this is why you pick at several tasks.

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Writer’s Block – My candid opinion plus A Way out

It’s spoken about frequently whenever writers meet.
You’ve heard of it or might’ve even experienced it.
Some believe it’s not real but just a creation of lazy writers.
Others claim it happens; that it comes and sucks up their zeal leaving them practically word-less and to some extent with no idea!

Writer's Block bia Amoson Writes
Photo Credit: oKikos via Compfight cc

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