Today's round-up includes:

  • Mechanical keyboards
  • Whole body health
  • Weekly reviews
  • Worrying
  • Noticing
  • And much more...


This week, I treated myself to a beautiful mechanical keyboard. I've shared a link to the exact one I purchased under the resources section below.

I've been thinking about moving over to a mechanical keyboard for some time, purely because I love that clickety-click sound. It's the sound of productivity.

After lots of research (which included... ahem...  listening to videos of keyboard sounds), I opted for something slightly quieter than others (I share an office) but with a great tactile feel.

Will it make me more productive? Probably not. Do I love it? Absolutely!


So, which keyboard did I go for?

This one: Keychron K3 Ultra-Slim 75% ISO-UK-Layout Wireless Bluetooth/Wired USB Mechanical Keyboard, Version 2.

Here's one of my favourite keyboard sound videos (I went for brown switches based on this video).


Worrying well: how to bring wisdom to your worries
Worry is traditionally seen as a negative emotion. But is it possible worry has a positive function, and that we just don’t tend to use it well? Physician and researcher Martin L. Rossman argues that worry is actually an adaptive function to better solve problems and imagine creative solutions. And…
The 30-minute noticing workout - Austin Kleon
Thinking about walking and attention with a little help from my friends.
Martine Ellis’s Literal profile
Wellbeing-Driven Productivity - Writer, Coach & Educator
What I'm reading right now...



Posted snip by @martine: How to Achieve Middle Ground Between Grand Ambition and No Ambition
1min snip from Ep. 234: Ambition without Burnout | Deep Questions with Cal Newport
Kimberley Wilson — Whole Body Mental Health
The gut-brain axis, the vagus nerve, nutritional psychiatry and the bottom line on dopamine. “Our emotionality is anchored in our bodies.”

The Library Update

I added some new resources to The Library this week, as shown in the GIF below.

Wellbeing-driven productivity for people who are neurodivergent (or think they might be)

That's a Wrap

As always, thanks for reading.

Hit reply and let me know what you found most helpful this week - I’d love to hear from you.

See you next weekend.

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