if i were in Fast Company


Mar 18 2022

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Just for fun, I interviewed myself as if I were in my favourite annual edition of Fast Company: The Most Productive People issue. 😉

Xandra’s Daily Rhythm:

Time she gets up


First thing she does in the morning

Stretch out like a cat as my good morning song plays  (Morning Glow, from the Original Broadway Cast Recording of Pippin), draw the drapes, journal in bed.

Lunch routine

Put on couscous in a mug, rustle up some leftover vegetables, and make a bountiful warm salad. Or, on a sunny day, avocado sandwich on a blanket in the park.

Productivity Tools

Passion Planner, a half-hour sand timer, sticky notes. I’m an analog girl. 

Last thing she does at night

Wrapped in my duvet and blankets in the den beneath my bed, I’ll watch tarot readings on YouTube, or listen to my cabin in candlelight playlist. Then I’ll blow out the candles, make a wish, and crawl into bed to read myself to sleep.

Time she goes to bed

9? 10? if I’m feeling wild, 11 or even 12.


P.S. based on Janelle Monaé’s interview with Fast Company collaged with a page from Emma Watson’s British Vogue feature.

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