Posts by Lolitta Tracy

5 Ways to Green Up Your Life

“Solid waste generation rates are rising fast, on pace to exceed 11 million tons per day by 2100.” — The World Bank That’s like throwing away 22 million grand pianos every single day. Let that sink in. You know that you want to help make a positive environmental impact on the planet. Maybe you’re already mindful of recycling and producing less trash. You’ve cut down on eating out, started composting,

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On Minimalism: Simple Living and the Road to Happiness

At Evernote, we love productivity, but we also care about maintaining balance in our lives. This month, we’re diving into how experts on minimalism stay productive without losing focus on what’s important. In part two of this series, we learned that there’s an inherent difference between being focused and being busy. In this post, we’ll explore how consumerism connects to depression and the counterpart, how minimalism connects to happiness–a state

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On Minimalism: The Difference Between Focused and Busy

At Evernote, we love productivity, but we also care about maintaining balance in our lives. This month, we’re diving into how experts on minimalism stay productive without losing focus on what’s important. In part one of this series, we discovered that there’s a difference between being busy and being happy. Between work, academics, family, and personal relationships, we don’t have much time left for ourselves. So what do we do

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On Minimalism: A Solution to Gaining More Time

At Evernote, we love productivity, but we also care about maintaining balance in our lives. This month, we’ll dive into how experts on minimalism stay productive without losing focus on what’s important. Busy is the problem Do you ever find yourself answering the question “how are you?” with “Great! Really busy!”? Wait, what? When did we start associating being busy with feeling great? Why do we do it? We live

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How to Power Social Media Productivity with Evernote

I’m a visual woman and love to work in organized, and aesthetically pleasing environments. This is the case for my home, physical workspace, and digital workspace. And without a doubt, it’s something that’s invaluable when it comes to making sure that my job’s responsibilities are well organized. Social media moves fast and there’s a lot of information to absorb, engage with, and amplify. If you don’t stay organized, performing well

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Spring Cleaning Your Digital Spaces (the Evernote Way)

Spring is my favorite season. Forgotten flowers begin to wake from their deep winter sleep, the morning breeze is just the right temperature, and best of all, it’s the season for getting your life squeaky clean and organized. I love to clean and organize my physical spaces. It takes my mind off of the not-so-fun things and seeing finished tasks puts a smile on my face. When spring comes around,

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