Find Your “Why” to Overcome Lack of Motivation

We all have habits we want to make or break. Things we want to do, and things we want to stop doing. But have you ever really asked yourself why? WHY do you want to start exercising? WHY do you want to cut back on your alcohol intake? WHY do you want to learn a new language? You need to have a reason, and it needs to be a damn good one. Things like, “Everyone else is doing it”, or “I really should be doing this”, or “It’d be a cool thing to do” aren’t good enough. Figure out your… More ->

I Have A Shit List; Here’s What I Use It For

Though I frequently tell people who annoy me that they’re on my shit list, the reality is that my actual shit list doesn’t contain any names at all but, rather, ‘to do’ items. I mentioned it in my last post on my task management system, and I’ve alluded to it on social media once or twice, so I thought it was about time I explained myself. My shit list is where I put small niggly tasks that aren’t overly time-sensitive but that still need to be done. They generally require very little time, and the idea is that I slot… More ->

What Are You Waiting For? Start Using This List Today!

  There are times in your life when your ‘to do’ list is scuppered by someone or something else. You want to finish that work project, but you’re waiting on someone else to complete their share. You want to make an appointment at your favourite salon but they’re closed for refurbishments. You’re waiting for your new passport to arrive before you book flights. You want to start designing your future-build dream house but you’re waiting for your husband to get his arse in gear. (Ahem.) Or how many times have you waited for a confirmation email, or a callback, and… More ->