Gender Inclusion at Focusmate

We want people of every gender to feel welcome on Focusmate.  While the Focusmate community is an exceptionally safe and supportive one, the broader Internet (and world) is not. Oftentimes, women receive unwanted attention from men, and trans and gender diverse people experience harassment and violence. Many Focusmate community members, especially women, said that they

How Focusmate made me go bald

[This is a guest story written by Focusmate user Rachel Morgan-Trimmer.] I walked in the door, the weight of disappointment heavy on my shoulders. “Oh, you had your hair cut!” said my husband. “Yeah,” I replied, “But I don’t really like it. All of us have had a bad haircut of course, and mine came a the time that Macmillan (a well-known cancer charity)

Manage Your Energy, Not Your Time – Interview with Stephen Warley, Life Skills That Matter

  Ever feel like you’re moving too slowly? Sleeping too much, to deal with hard-to-quantify stressors? Today I interviewed Stephen Warley, founder of Life Skills That Matter, about how to manage your energy. Listen in to learn: The simple weekly ritual Stephen uses to build intention and momentum Why knowing your values is his #1 productivity

An open letter to the Focusmate community

[Oct. 18th crowdfunding update] A huge thank you to those who have invested, helping us surpass 150% of our goal and reach nearly $40K already! If you’re interested in investing in Focusmate, you can learn more on our crowdfunding page. Launching our crowdfunding campaign has spurred some great questions and conversations. I thought I’d take the