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This New Year

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This New Year's inaugural post was published Feb 2016. A New Years resolution begins the conversation of how habits and routine impact the health of our creative practice.

This New Year's inaugural post was published Feb 2016. A New Years resolution begins the conversation of how habits and routine impact the health of our creative practice.

 Habit or Routine?

Habit or Routine?

Fighting change.

Fighting change.

 The freelancer's work at home party activity: playing peek-a-boo with the fridge. 

The freelancer's work at home party activity: playing peek-a-boo with the fridge. 

Getting into design shape. Mixing it up the work day with short exercise routines.

Getting into design shape. Mixing it up the work day with short exercise routines.

 

 

 Where the magic happens. Sit or stand most design work happens in front of the computer screen. At what physical expense?

Where the magic happens. Sit or stand most design work happens in front of the computer screen. At what physical expense?

Be on notice. Challenge your self to bear witness to the everyday. Writing in early in the morning creates a better head space for returning to the work desk.

Be on notice. Challenge your self to bear witness to the everyday. Writing in early in the morning creates a better head space for returning to the work desk.

 Make time to spend with loved ones and family. Maximizing the work day is a commitment to yourself and your support system. Including them in your life will make you a better designer because you are a better person when you share your life with others. Take them for a walk or two throughout the day.

Make time to spend with loved ones and family. Maximizing the work day is a commitment to yourself and your support system. Including them in your life will make you a better designer because you are a better person when you share your life with others. Take them for a walk or two throughout the day.

Let the environment tell you what time it is as opposed to your meeting schedule or calendar of events.

Let the environment tell you what time it is as opposed to your meeting schedule or calendar of events.

 What goes in must come out. Diet is an important component of the designer's arsenal. Give nutrients to the body–which includes the brain. Your design decisions are likely to be more fruitful if they are fed a balanced diet.  To read This New Year visit  https://thisnewyear.com/  at  Medium .

What goes in must come out. Diet is an important component of the designer's arsenal. Give nutrients to the body–which includes the brain. Your design decisions are likely to be more fruitful if they are fed a balanced diet.

To read This New Year visit https://thisnewyear.com/ at Medium.