1. I usually avoid articles about “how to be more productive” because vague, grand plans are what procrastinators love best–but I liked this article for the simple advice (“schedule everything”) and for this quote:

“Knowledge work is really just craftsmanship. It’s just that what you’re crafting is information and not carved wood. You’re crafting ideas. You’re crafting knowledge out of raw material and the more you think about it like a craftsman, the happier and more satisfied you’ll be, not to mention more successful.”

2. This is the most Pinterest-y inspirational quote I have ever posted from Pinterest, but sometimes you just need a list of happy things: