Planning to prevent stress? Yes!

In a new study out of Harvard, “25% of our happiness hinges on how well we’re able to manage stress.”¬†Okay. Nothing groundbreaking there. But what did the Harvard prof discover fights off stress the best? Planning! A couple highlights from the article: “Epstein points to his friend, the late Harvard behaviorist B.F. Skinner, as a…… Continue reading Planning to prevent stress? Yes!

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10 ways to get out of a creative rut

It happens. We all get stuck. It doesn’t matter the task, either. You could be painting scenery for your child’s class play, arranging columns and rows in your department’s budget spreadsheet, or writing the next great American novel. It happens to me once a week. I’m plowing through client projects, updating social media campaigns, crossing…… Continue reading 10 ways to get out of a creative rut

Planning for the new year

Did you make any resolutions for 2011? January’s almost over… How are you doing with those? Several years ago, I realized a truth about myself: I can not keep resolutions. Sweeping statements (I will lose weight! I will re-read all the classics! I will clean out my closets!) are the stuff of resolutions. Unfortunately, unspecific…… Continue reading Planning for the new year

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The blog is a new feature here at Maggie Marton Editorial. In posts to come, we’ll explore the freelance life, customer service, marketing, and – of course – grammar, among other writing-related topics! In the meantime, if you’re looking for something to read, check out some of my latest articles. We’ll be up and running…… Continue reading Welcome! Thanks for stopping by!

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