First, thank you for curiously checking out this page—I really appreciate it. If you know me, you know that I like to try new things—but I always do my research first. Occasionally, I come across a product or company that I really like and want to share with others—in some instances, this involves becoming an affiliate of the company. The links I share below are referred to as affiliate links, which means that I could earn money if you end up clicking on one and purchase/sign up for that service or product. If I am sending you to an outside source, please know that it is only because I have tested it myself and believe in it.
The money earned through my affiliate links is just another way for me to earn a little extra, so that I can continue to do what I love. If you choose to purchase something through me and use one of my affiliate links, it is greatly appreciated and I thank you!
I also share stuff that I use that I'm not an affiliate for but they offer mutual benefits or are already free.
Access to my archived work will always be available for free. Yet, it isn't free to host. For transparency, you can see my yearly costs here—supporting me through the links below helps me cover these costs and creates the potential for me to provide more.
This stuff is seriously a game changer. I’ve been taking notes on a tablet since the iPad (2 gen) and have always found it lacking; since adding the Paperlike cover, its like writing on paper again (or at least as close to it as possible). So nice.
Affiliate Link (I earn 10% as commission)
Lucky13s Tattoo Aftercare
I’m not great at taking care of my skin and have had some of my tattoos fade. I started using this stuff and it’s rejuvenated my ink. Lines look cleaner and colors are brighter; plus, it isn’t grease or super scented. Win—Win.
Affiliate Link (Use code ‘thathippieprof’ for some % off)
Near the end of 2020, after wallowing though what felt like months of unproductive work, I stumbled upon Notion. It seems to be what I was looking for to organize my thoughts and catalogue my projects. I made the shift and learned that I could host my portfolio by using Super.so. It makes it super easy.
Affiliate Link (I earn $4 for everyone who signs-up through the link)
Being “productive” can be hard. For academics, there can be a constant struggle between having an “open door” and “getting stuff done”. Yet, when we close our door, students often don’t know if we are available. For the past three years, I have used Luxafor to show my availability even when my door is closed.
A second set of eyes on thinks can help, particularly for the dozens of emails or responses to students that we send every day. Grammarly helps check your grammar and spelling anywhere that you type on the internet...it will even look your tone or construction of sentences to make sure it matches your intended audience.
Affiliate Link (I earn $20/subscription or $0.20/download as commission)
In recent years, CBD has become ubiquitous—showing up everywhere from grocery stores to gas stations. For the past few months, I have been using MeCBD gummies for anxiety and pain management with success. MeCBD is a privately owned and family-operated business that stands by their products. They only source their hemp from organic industrial hemp farms in the USA and verify all their products for potency and quality through third-party testing. Use the promo code, 'AMCDPHD', to get 20% off of your order and try it out for yourself.
Keep Nature Wild
Spring 2019, I became a “Wild Keeper” for a wonderful company in Arizona, Keep Nature Wild. In addition to having some really cool gear, they advocate for our outdoor spaces by organizing clean-up days across the country. Use the link to get $10 toward your next order. Score some awesome gear for yourself and then go give mother nature a hug.
Affiliate Link (You get $10, I get $10)
Sleep is one of the most important things we do—for academics, it’s vital to ensure we are able to attend to every little thing vying for our attention. Your mattress should be up to the task. That’s why I use Leesa. In addition to being one of the most comfortable mattresses I’ve ever slept on, Leesa donates one mattress to a shelter for every ten sold. To top that off, Leesa gives you a 100 day risk free trial—if you don’t like it, you can return it, no questions asked. Using my link can save you between $100-$200 depending on the mattress size.
Not an Affiliate, but Stuff-I-Use-Yet-Sometimes-Get-Mutual-Benefits-If-You-Do-Too
No benefit, I just like it...in fact, this website is maintained through Notion.
Notion - The all-in-one workspace for your notes, tasks, wikis, and databases.
A new tool that blends your everyday work apps into one. It's the all-in-one workspace for you and your team.
You get a month of pro lite (600 min/mo with all the other Pro features), and I get an extra 100 min or 1000 minutes if you upgrade to Pro. I already pay for this, and it's a great way to quickly transcribe interviews or lectures so that you can make your class more accessible.
Andrew Colombo-Dougovito invited you to take smarter notes with Otter 1-month Pro Lite*
Need help taking notes and transcribing audio? Get Otter with 1-month FREE Pro Lite by signing up here.
I've just started using this service to help make remote calls more enjoyable by cancelling out background noise and errant sounds. It's open-source and has a good free tier. Use the link below to get one free month of their Elevate Pro subscription.
Free for educators, including professors!
Loom for Education
Personalize your digital classroom. For teachers at schools, universities, or educational institutions using video messaging for classroom work. 1 To get started, first set up a free account with your school email. 2 Now you need to get verified. It takes a few days to process your application.
Livestream in a few clicks. With this link, you can get 20% off of your first month!
Best Live Streaming App | Melon
Melon is the #1 free live streaming app. Used by thousands of top creators, businesses, podcasters, churches, and more. Multistream or stream to Facebook, YouTube, Twitch, LinkedIn with ease. No downloads. Many options to customize. Monetize your stream with donations. Invite guests and record.
Easy shareable, collaborative meeting agendas. They're currently in beta, so those that join are currently free.
Meet about everything, from anywhere with Mindup
You're busy. Minimize the discipline and effort needed to lead productive meetings that keep your team focused and accountable-for free.
No benefits for me or you, but this is already free!
There™ - Work across timezones efficiently & remotely
👍 Yes! But it's just the start, there's a lot more coming! Download the latest version now and let me know what you think! 📱 I'm going to start working on other desktop platforms and a mobile app. 💌 If you like There, you can subscribe to the mailing list now!
Never miss another video call.
Meeter - Fast Call Initiation - Calls & Meetings in one place
Meeter is a 9to5Mac featured productivity app Was it hangouts or zoom? Personal or work calendar? Cut through the noise by simply connecting your calendar, and Meeter will automatically pull all your upcoming calls and let you manage them in one place.
Add 2 minutes of mindfulness before every remote meeting, just paste the URL and send the created one to everyone instead. It's free.
Mindful Meetings lets you start every meeting with a 2min meditation, so everyone arrives there with a calmer, clearer mind.
Create a poll, share it anywhere...for free.
Minipoll - Simple and Free
Create simple, shareable and custom branded polls in seconds. No Signup required!
Get 1 month free of Pro when you add your first session.
Toast - Browser Tab Organizer
Toast is a simple and lightweight extension that allows you to save all tabs in open browser window. This way you can switch from project to project or between work and home tabs in a second, without having a mess of tabs and windows.
Monitor services that you need, like Zoom, for free.
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I'm Dr. Andrew Colombo-Dougovito, and I'm a scholar, educator, and activist focusing on the social, environmental, and political barriers to the accessibility of physical activity for disabled persons across their lifespan. I also go by That Hippie Prof on most of the socials (and if you met me, you'd know why), but you can call me, Dr. Andy.
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