The Cafe Scholar site is about to undergo some changes! I need to overhaul the site to reflect my changing focus, and clean up some things before switching to a new theme. Trying to squeeze this in alongside maintaining my other site, working a day job, leading a...read more
Week 2 of the 12 Week Year Ok, so Week 2 of the 12 Week Year did not go so well. I guess I'll let the numbers speak for themselves. I'll talk about that...and what you do when you realize you have too much to do in a week (or a day). But first, this post is part of...read more
Week 1 of the 12 Week Year (check out Week 0 here) This post is a little late, but I promise I did my weekly review on time. I just didn't write the actual blog post yet. What's a weekly review? In the context of The 12 Week Year, the weekly review is a meeting you...read more
Choosing gifts. Some people are really...gifted in this area. If you're trying to manage your money wisely (like I am), you don't want to just give people more "stuff" to take up space in their lives. The thought really does count. So how do you choose the best...read more
My Journey Through The 12 Week Year Last year, a blogger friend introduced me to a book called The 12 Week Year: Get More Done in 12 Weeks Than Others Do in 12 Months. The idea was fascinating. I think I read the whole book on a flight back from Germany for a...read more
It would be easier to go green if things weren't so expensive. There's always this tug of war for me between taking care of the environment, making the best use of my time, and staying on the budget. It won't always be that way. In two years I'll be debt free, and...read more
Your organization and structure will probably change several times as you write your paper. Sometimes you come up with a clever way to word your thesis, and then you need to make your paper structure match. Other times, as you are writing and revising, you realize that something might make more sense in a different part of the paper. This can result in a bunch of cut-and-paste madness. It’s kind of a pain, and it is really easy to lose track of something or miss a section as you go, especially if you have to do a lot of scrolling to move a paragraph somewhere else in the paper.read more
That’s right - I’m back! The past few months I’ve been going through some major transitions and life changes. I usually wait to share about transitions on social media, but now that the dust has settled, I’m so excited to share what’s been happening in my life and...read more
I’m going to nerd out for a minute here, because creating a beautiful research paper thesis statement is truly a craft. Writing a great research paper is truly a craft.read more
I just finished up the first 6 weeks of my 90 Day Budget Boot Camp. I have got to tell you…this week I had some real fun with money.
Yup, fun, with money, and my budget.read more
Joy @ The Cafe Scholar
Hey there! My name is Joy, and I'm glad you stopped by to check out The Cafe Scholar! I love helping students improve their study skills, increase productivity, and write awesome research papers! Study smarter!