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Why You Should Turn Off Your Phone Notifications

In keeping with my minimalist principles, I’m a big proponent of keeping phone notifications to a minimum. I currently only allow notifications from Messages, Mail, and Things for iPhone. I recently turned on Facebook Messenger notifications because I started using that app…

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Getting to Inbox Zero

As I write this, both my work and personal email inboxes have only a total of two emails in them combined. This isn’t 100% “Inbox Zero,” but it’s pretty close. What is Inbox Zero? My concept of Inbox Zero is that you…

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Never Forget Another Birthday Gift Again

March is a birthday-filled month for us for some reason. I recently purchased five gifts for friends’ and friends’ kids’ birthdays. My productivity trick for never forgetting to buy birthday gifts is simply setting up recurring scheduled tasks in my to-do list app,…

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The Hunt for the Best Free iOS Calendar App

Image from Tempo So the other day something horrible happened. My work calendar stopped being pulled in by my iPhone calendar app, Tempo. So I deleted it, thinking I could just reinstall. When I went into the App Store to re-download Tempo,…