Stop The Notifications! How To Increase Productivity and Quality of Life


I was addicted to Facebook. As a matter of fact, I was so addicted at one point, I spent at least 15 minutes of every waking hour either playing a Facebook game (CastleVille mainly), chatting, or just going over posts. That was a luxury I could take while I was finishing up my bachelors degree and already online the majority of the day, but it still left me very little time to write or do anything else. It wasn’t until I distanced myself from Facebook that I realized exactly what it was doing to me.

Even if you don’t feel addicted to social networking, read on. You might discover that these tips can even help you become more productive throughout the day!

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From Anathema to Oubliette [Readers Challenge]


I wrote my last post back in early January and since then work has been in overdrive, even my weekends were taking up a LOT of time, but I’ve managed to keep reading! In fact I’ve actually completed multiple books since the last post, but lets start with the one I started to read in the last post.

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What’s Up Next [Readers Challenge]


Woohoo!  First book done and I’ve started my second!  I’m quickly catching up to Elliott (whose posts should start popping up soon, he’s been busy getting back to school)!  It’s interesting because I haven’t read much over the past 6 months and I’ve really missed it, funny that a simple …

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Book Review: Emperor’s Edge by Lindsay Buroker

When I find a series I really like, I find it fun…no, my duty to talk about it and let others know what they’re missing by not reading it.  This is the main reason over starting a Book Review section to the Almost Relevant website.  While we don’t plan on …

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Jeremy’s First Pick [Readers Challenge]

I’m very excited to start this challenge for a few reasons. The first is that I love reading, of course, but more than that I tried to do a similar challenge last year but failed. I had no accountability. This year, I’ll be not only talking about the different books I read to my Co-Host Elliott, but also writing about it on here for everyone to read!

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