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Guide To Google Drive

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Guide To Google Drive

Paying attention to the things you love is an underrated way to get to know yourself

This piece is part of How Google Drive Can Make Every Corner of Your Life Easier

Right now, in a Google Doc under the heading “Things I Love,” I have the following list: velvet couch pillows. Leopard accessories. Rosy lip gloss. Pastel crocs. …

Guide To Google Drive

How tracking all my professional setbacks made me less afraid of them

This piece is part of How Google Drive Can Make Every Corner of Your Life Easier

When things are tough, it’s tempting to look back on earlier parts of our lives through a nostalgia-tinted lens, forgetting that we’ve ever experienced any previous setbacks. …

Guide To Google Drive

Make new friends, but sort the old ones into a 15-tier spreadsheet

This piece is part of How Google Drive Can Make Every Corner of Your Life Easier

First I organized my spices. Then I organized my friends.

In the early days of the pandemic, facing a glut of alone time and not yet numbed to the chaos, I resolved to get…

Illustration: Simo Liu

Guide To Google Drive

The ultimate self-improvement tool is something you already have

I’m a little intense about Google Drive.

Through years of hyper-organized experimentation with the suite of apps that includes Sheets and Docs, I’ve developed systems to streamline and simplify, well, pretty much everything in my life. Grocery shopping. Holiday gift-buying. Parenting. Financial planning. My freelance project ideas. …

Guide To Google Drive

When life feels too busy to connect to something bigger, open your laptop and type

This piece is part of How Google Drive Can Make Every Corner of Your Life Easier

Every once in a while, when I’m carrying a mental load that feels too heavy to bear on my own, I power on my computer and start a Google Doc. Dear God, I type…

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