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 […]

How to use the Google Calendar Duplicate feature

Have you ever needed more than one copy of an event in your Google Calendar? Or have you needed to create an event very similar to one already in your calendar? By using the ‘Duplicate’ feature on Google Calendar doing this is easy. Here’s how you do it… and don’t worry, if you’re on Outlook […]

A reminder to stop and plan your day

There’s a lot of noise out there… Stop, Drop and Goal Take this as your reminder to stop and plan your day. Mentally fast-forward to the end of the day, and ask yourself: When the day is over, what three things will I want to have accomplished? Write those three things down. Once you’ve got […]

When the going gets tough, stop the tough

Common productivity advice is that you make a decision as to what to do and then stick to it. No matter what. When the going gets tough, stick to the plan and compromise nothing. This, I’d say, is a very hustle-hustle, masculine way of ‘getting things done’. Unrealistic And I actually don’t think that it’s […]

“No” is a complete sentence

Did you know that being unable to say ‘No’ can have health consequences? I was shocked too! To make a long story short, a heavy workload and loss of control are among the biggest causes of stress which if left untreated can have a serious impact on physical (heart disease, poor immunity and high blood […]