3 ways to help prevent Burnout

….learnt whilst walking 500 miles to overcome Burnout.

Burnout

A few years ago I found myself walking the Camino de Santiago to “regain my sanity”.  If that sounds counter-intuitive, all will be explained. Walking 500 miles from France over the Pyrenees and across Northern Spain to deal with burnout may seem extreme to some, but to me at the time it was the perfect […]

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 […]

Time Management Tips That Will Help You Survive December

Retain your sanity during the festive period

Time Management Tips

It’s always good to have a bank of time management tips, but even more so at this time of year. December has arrived and with it all the excitement and stress that Christmas provides. For those working in Retail, or other industries directly affected by Christmas, December represents a hectic, steadily progressive Month.  For others, […]

5 Reasons Getting More Sleep Will Improve Your Productivity

5 Reasons Getting More Sleep Will Improve Your Productivity

One of the easiest methods to improve your productivity is often overlooked. That method is to ensure that we get the proper amount of sleep each night. The National Sleep Foundation say that most adults should be getting seven to nine hours sleep every night. 5 Reasons Getting More Sleep Will Improve Your Productivity Getting […]

Do You Suffer from Extreme Busyness?

Do You Suffer from Extreme Busyness

The Time Doctor has noticed a new disease that is spreading throughout our daily lives. It’s known as extreme busyness. Those who suffer from it are constantly trying to squeeze too many activities into too few hours. In the worst cases sufferers are often heard bragging about how busy they are. Although more research is […]

Distractions Are the Enemy of Productivity

And 10 Steps to Eliminate Distractions in Your Life!!

Distractions Are the Enemy of Productivity

Let’s get serious here. As the title of this article indicates, distractions are detrimental to how productive we can be. We’re under a lot of pressure to get things done both at work and at home. Our jobs and businesses require us to be more productive than ever, and there never seems to be enough […]

How often Do You Take Time Out?

We all need me time now and again

How often Do You Take Time Out

Life is busy.  There is no disputing it.  We have so many demands on our time and our work is a major one.  However, sometimes we must take time out and get some perspective. If we devote all our time to work, we neglect the other things in our lives that really matter, like our […]

How to Minimise Open Loops for Maximum Productivity

How to Minimise Open Loops for Maximum Productivity

In yesterday’s post How to Prioritise Your Most Crucial Tasks, I mentioned the term ‘open loops’, which got a few people talking and is epitomised by the following comment from a reader who wrote “unfortunately I think I am the queen of open loops. I dread and stress about things and put them off until […]

Take Time to Look After Yourself and Reach Your Goals

Self-care isn't selfish

Take Time to Look After Yourself and Reach Your Goals

How many things are on your to do list are things for you? If you want to reach your goals, taking the time to look after yourself should be at the the top of your list. When you look after your health and wellbeing, you give yourself the strength you need to succeed. Ironically, we […]

It’s Time to Put Your Health and Wellbeing First

Taking care of yourself isn’t selfish

It's Time to Put Your Health and Wellbeing First

Do you make your health and wellbeing a priority in your life? Or does it get placed on the back burner until something goes wrong? Have you ever been on an airplane and listened to the Cabin Crew tell you what to do in an emergency? Amongst other things they will say something along the […]