Time management Monday: How to use habit trackers to achieve your goals

Using a tracker is a very effective way to see if you are achieving your goals. It’s a quick and simple way to get an easy visual on your progress. And, filling in the square or checking off the box is hugely motivating: you don’t want to leave that space blank, so it encourages you […]

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Time management Monday: How to plan when you have no motivation

A friend of mine has a very demading job, and lately by the time she gets home from work she is completely drained mentally, physically, and emotionally. Recently she posted a question online asking how people plan and get anything done when you’re drained of all motivation. She got a lot of interesting and helpful […]

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Time management Monday: The last productive month of this year

The upcoming 5 weeks will be the last truly productive month of this year (and this decade for that matter!). Once Thanksgiving hits, the holiday season will be in full swing with all its preparations and events. With all the end-of-the-year busy-ness, true productivity won’t return until at least the second week of January. So […]

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Time management Monday: 5 minute daily habits for personal growth and well-being

You don’t have to spend large amounts of time to make a big impact on your personal growth and/ or well-being. Just 5 minutes per day really can make large improvements in your personal development, productivity, effectiveness, and/ or emotional state, especially if you do it every day. Below are some examples of things you […]

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Time management Monday: Planner stickers

Many people enjoy using stickers in their planner. Some people use stickers to decorate their pages, some people use functional stickers, and some use a combination of both. Functional stickers can be decorative or plain. They range from stick-in to-do lists and habit trackers, to reminder stickers like Payday, Pay Bills, Laundry, Birthday, Deadline, etc. […]

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Time management Monday: When trying to have goals can actually be counterproductive

These days, goal-setting is everywhere you look. You should have daily goals; weekly goals; monthly goals; year goals; 3 and 5 and 10 year goals; and lifetime goals. That’s great if you have your goals figured out; go get ’em! But if you don’t have it all figured out yet, do not beat yourself up […]

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Your ideal planner: structured or open-format?

When it comes to planning, do you like to see your timed weekly schedule alongside your task lists so you can see what you need to do and when you have time to do it? Or do you prefer unstructured open space to write events, to-dos, and notes? Either way, we have the perfect planner […]

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Time management Monday: How to break down your annual goals into monthly action steps

In this post I showed you how to determine your big priorities for the upcoming year. In today’s post I’ll show you how to break down your priorities into goals for the year, and action steps for each month. The Life Noted planner has pages that help you evaluate different areas of your life, and […]

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