Time management Monday: Think ahead for the back-to-busy time

    I started to write this article with the usual back-to-busy advice: make sure you have all the stuff you need for the upcoming months; create morning and evening routines to simplify your days; plan your week to include meal planning and grocery shoppping; etc. It’s true, all those things will help the busy […]

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Time management Monday: Getting organized for a great school year

Whether you are student, or a parent with kids in school, here are some tips on how to get and stay organized all school year long! The number one tip is, get all school-related dates into your planner immediately, before the school year starts. Sit down with your planner and the school calendar and write […]

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Time management Monday: How Mountain of Ink uses the Quo Vadis Life Journal Infinite

Mountain of Ink recently reviewed the Life Journal Infinite and showed how she is using it. The Life Journal Infinite is an undated planner set up for bullet journaling. The pages are formatted for you so there is no setup time. And because it’s undated, you can start it any time! She does an excellent […]

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Time management Monday: Which academic year planner is right for you?

It’s time to buy your academic year planner to be ready for the next school year! But how can you know which planner is right for you? Which type of planner you need depends on how you are going to use it. Here are some tips to help you decide which planner will work best […]

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Time management Monday: Update on how Debra is using her Space 24 week + notes planner

You might remember Debra, one of the winners of our 30 Days Apps To Paper Planner Challenge. She showed us awhile back how she is using the Space 24 week + notes planner she won. She recently sent me an update: I have continued to faithfully use my Space 24 planner and I still love […]

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Time management Monday: Subdivide your hours to improve your focus

Here is a constant dilemma at work: people expect you to respond quickly to texts and emails, but you need to focus to get your work done. Replying to messages disrupts your flow and throws your concentration, but people get frustrated when you don’t reply quickly. You spend your whole day reacting, and end up […]

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Time management Monday: Life Admin

Let’s face it: life admin can be a drag. Keeping up on your bills, insurance renewals, doctor and dentist appointments, managing files and paperwork… these kinds of jobs tend to pile up, sometimes with disastrous consequences if ignored. Here are some tips for reducing the overwhelm and keeping up on your adulting duties: Financial: Write […]

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