Design Life

Mitigating the effects context switching

If you’re like me, you like to finish something before you start something else. Jumping from one thing to another can really disrupt my flow and overall productivity. It takes effort to regain momentum.  Here are a couple of things I do to make the transition less taxing. Reflect Context switching can feel like your […]

So you’re on Sabbatical. What now?

Now what to do once you’re finally on sabbatical. If you are like me, you probably have a laundry list of projects you wish you had more time to do. I chose to get in the habit of writing. I want to share my experiences as a designer and traveler with others and this is […]

Preparing for a sabbatical

Have you ever considered leaving it all behind for a few months? It might not be as far-fetched as one might think. Often taken by people in academia, sabbaticals are traditionally meant for a person to accomplish a goal or conduct research. However, research shows an increase in employers offering extended time off or sabbaticals […]