The importance of sleep on productivity

The 27th of July in Finland is National Sleepy Head Day. This quirky Finnish tradition began in the medieval period when the belief was that the person in the household who slept late on this day would be lazy and non-productive for the rest of the year. Back in ye olde Finland days, the last […]

The power of Just Doing It

Have you ever seen a small child at Christmas or on a birthday open present and after present and then be disappointed once the stack is all opened? Need an example or a reminder…? Check this out. Double handling It’s as if the anticipation of opening the present was more exciting than the actual item […]

Time Management Coaching is my Geekness

July 13 is Embrace Your Geekness Day. What does it mean to be a geek? The word, like many, has evolved over time but in today’s society, it means being completely obsessed with one or more subjects. Productivity is mine. So I’d like to take a walk down memory lane and look at some different […]

How to worry less

Have you heard of the quote: “I AM AN OLD MAN AND HAVE KNOWN A GREAT MANY TROUBLES, MOST OF WHICH NEVER HAPPENED” -MARK TWAIN The quote is essentially calling out the internal process that we all sometimes experience where we imagine, and ultimately feel, the stress caused by running tormenting scenarios that never come […]

How to complete a simple monthly review

Taking the time to stop and reflect sounds like a luxury but as is well known, planning saves time. So let’s take a few minutes to review your month so we set you up for a successful one ahead! A great time for reflection And not only is it the end of June, but it’s […]

Use time management skills to streamline your life admin approach

I recently was a guest on the Life Admin Life Hacks podcast A podcast that gives listeners back time, money, peace of mind and household harmony. In this episode, we talked about many aspects of time management. The highlights of our chat included: The highlights the way we live our lives is changing and we […]

Three email hacks that will change your life

Email is the *new* letterbox Nowadays we’re all needing to get smarter at processing our incoming information. Here are three email hacks that will make dealing with your Inbox that much more streamlined. Snooze and Schedule it 1) Gmail Snooze feature Just like the name suggests, this feature postpones emails and temporarily removes them from […]

A self-care plan can look like this

I was speaking with a client the other day about self-care. It’s essential for good physical health, positive mental health, and for maintaining productivity. As life gets busy we can sometimes forget to take time for ourselves, which was certainly the case for my client. Her self-care time was always coming in last on the […]