Morning Routine: How to Take On the Day with Energy & Enthusiasm

Morning routine

Mornings, especially when you have kids, can be frantic affairs. And, if you’re anything like me, your bed becomes particularly magnetic when the sun comes up, meaning it takes a monumental effort just to unstick yourself. Then there’s breakfast to cook, bags to pack, teeth to brush, hair to tame, buses to catch, and clocks to beat. Instead of easing ourselves into the day, most of us spend our time sprinting to some finish line. Is it any wonder, then, that we don’t have the stamina to make a roaring success of the rest of our day?What, then, would your… Onwards! ->

Paper Clutter: How To Get Rid Of It For Good

Great advice on dealing with paper clutter

I know from all the comments I get that paper clutter is a big problem for a lot of you so, seeing as I’ve just completed the ‘paper’ category of the KonMari Method (watch the video here: The KonMari Method — Papers), I thought I’d share some of my tips on eliminating paper clutter once and for all. Onwards! ->

Delegating: How To Draft In Helping Hands

Delegating.

Delegating isn’t something reserved for executives or fat-cats. If you have any form of responsibility, whether it be for a Fortune 500 company, a family, or a few four-legged friends, you have an opportunity to take some of the pressure off yourself by asking others to help out. But I know how hard it can be to ask for help, so I’ve compiled some of my top tips for ensuring there’s no awkwardness, and that everyone chips in so the work gets done and you stay sane. As a self-certified control-freak, I find it difficult to let go of the reins… Onwards! ->

Monthly Review — Why It’s Important & How I Do It [+ FREE printable]

Monthly review

It’s the last week in January so I thought it would be the perfect time to introduce you to the monthly review. I’m going to assume you’re a ‘writing things down’ rockstar by now but, even if you’re not, this week’s post will still benefit you. The monthly review is all about reminding you of your achievements, flagging areas for improvement, and keeping you on track towards your goals, both big and small. It only takes me a few minutes on the last day of each month, but it helps me focus on what’s important and forget the rest. (And… Onwards! ->

How To Get Shit Done & Reach Your Productivity Peak

I’m going to assume you’ve already done a “mind sweep” to stop forgetting things, and that you’re breaking down your master list into categories to make it more manageable. Today is step 3 — how to get shit done. If you haven’t knocked a few things off your ‘to do’ list after this, you’re doing it wrong. 😛 Strap yourselves in, folks, ‘cause shit’s about to get serious. So, assuming you’re all caught up on previous posts (links above), you should now have a good handle on your calendar and your ‘to do’ items. Today’s the day we start taking… Onwards! ->