Seize the Daylight and Improve Your Wellbeing

Seize the Daylight and Improve Your Wellbeing

We are approaching the longest day of the year and we will also be almost half way through 2018.  The upcoming Summer Solstice means that we will be fortunate enough to enjoy 17 hours of daylight, out of 24 hours, on 21st June. In the UK we have already been experiencing a large amount of […]

How to Stop Your Bad Mood Dampening Your Productivity

How to Stop Your Bad Mood Dampening Your Productivity

Have you ever thought about how your mood affects your productivity? We are all complex creatures, who are prone to changes in mood. Our state of mood in turn can influence our productivity, both positively and negatively. When our mood is in a negative state, we can struggle to focus and produce sub-standard work. So, […]

Procrastination – What are you afraid of?

Procrastination What are you afraid of

Procrastination can be defined as choosing to do something else other than the task you are supposed to be doing and it can be a real barrier to productivity. Procrastination is often a product of fear. This could be a fear of failure, making mistakes or even a fear of success. Whatever the root of […]

How to get everything completed in a 4-day working week

4-day working week

For many of my readers we are approach Easter. We can look forward to a 4-day working week, and not just one but two!  Whilst most of us will welcome our first Bank Holiday since Christmas and New Year, some of us will no doubt be worrying about how we’re going to get everything accomplished […]

How to Worry Less and Achieve more

Concentrate on what you can influence and control

How to Worry Less and Achieve more

How would your life improve if you could worry less and achieve more in the daily 24 hours available to you? People only have so much time and energy to spend each day. Does it really make sense to spend your time worrying about things you can’t influence? Worrying about the weather won’t change it. […]

One Simple Hack to 10x Your Productivity

or: how a content strategist took control of her time and got her life back

One Simple Hack to 10x Your Productivity

Would you like to increase your productivity levels? Do you ever feel that your time is not your own? That you’re always dancing to someone else’s tune (they never ever have the same taste in music as you.. why is that?) and you know something has to shift so you can finally get things done? […]

How to Deal with Some Common Time Stealers

How to Deal with Some Common Time Stealers

Time stealers are the biggest reason that the words “I just don’t have the time” are heard all over the world. Uttered by millions of people who struggle to fit everything they want to do into 24 hours.  Whilst we can’t extend our days, we can eliminate some of the time stealers that take up […]

How To Develop Your 2018 To-Do list

Set yourself up for success

How To Develop Your 2018 To-Do list

I’m sure your familiar with task lists and to-do lists. You might write a weekly to-do list and diligently cross off your tasks as you complete them. This may give you a great sense of accomplishment. As quality is often considered more important than quantity, many people have “a top three” tasks on their action […]

How to Get the Right Balance Between Work and Family Life

How to Get the Right Balance Between Work and Family Life

For many parents the last few weeks have included the Half Term holidays. Some parents are fortunate enough to be able to negotiate working hours that fit in with the School holidays. Whilst others struggle to balance their work and family life. This constant struggle to fit it all in can lead to feelings of […]