Life Unrolled

The Successes Of Failure

It happens to everyone, and it happens all the time. We feel it at work, in our relationships, and even just with ourselves. It’s terrifying, it’s nerve-wracking, and it’s inescapable. I’m talking, of course, of the universal truth known as failure. We’ve been conditioned our entire lives to avoid failure.…

How To Prepare For The Seasonal Changes At The Office

We’ve spent a ton of time, and used a ton of words, over the last few weeks talking about fall: seeing it, cleaning for it, redefining it, and prolonging it. But somehow, in the shuffle of those thousands of words, we left out a really important piece of the puzzle. Work. Doesn’t seem…

Thinking About Donating Some Clothes? Think About These Charities

It’s that time (of the season) again where slowly but surely we are transitioning from one wardrobe to another. As the seasons change and the temperatures cool, some clothes just don’t make sense anymore. Our days of wearing tank tops, shorts, and summer dresses are numbered – you can still wear white though, I…

Refocus On The "Labor" In Labor Day

Every Labor Day is greeted with plans of avoiding work and squeezing every last ounce of enjoyment out of summer. We get our invites to various BBQs, picnics, ballgames, etc. and we separate ourselves from work as much as possible. But doesn’t this cause us to lose sight of what this holiday is all…

Your Summer-Aint-Over-Yet Guide To Summer

Guys, I hate to break it to you, but in the not-too-distant future summer will be over and we’ll be faced with challenges we haven’t seen in gosh, I don’t know, five months? I’m talking about a cooling of the weather. The changing of the seasons. And most of all, a…

New (School) Year Resolutions. At Work And Home, Too

This is quite possibly the worst time of the year, or at least the time of the year filled with the most dread-filled memories. Not only is the summer inching toward its inevitable end, but this is also back-to-school time. The parents out there will vehemently disagree with me on this point – the kids are…

Four Chrome Extensions That'll Save Your Wallet

We’re in a golden age, people. This internet thing (the world wide web, to the layman) looks to have staying power, and everyday something new comes out that makes it that much better. Today, that thing is the Chrome extension. I know I know, it’s not a new concept - they’ve been…

Travel to Avoid. Travel to Enjoy: Your Seasonal Travel Guide

Travel season and summer are usually synonymous with each other. Our minds automatically associate the warmest months of the year with vacation; and even though there is still some time before school kicks off again, that mindset causes us to think the travel season is over. This is hogwash! The travel season is never over…

Bring Some Productivity to Your Laziness

The purpose of this blog is to give you the tools you need to be more productive, optimize your time, and enjoy any extra time you may have stumbled across. The focus is mostly on ways to beat laziness while embracing productivity, but today, something a little different is going to call this place home…