Encourage Mindfulness in the workplace

Practice Mindfulness at Work and Enjoy Greater Peace and Productivity

Encourage Mindfulness

You probably know that mindfulness when practiced properly can give you a great sense of inner peace, but is it safe for work? It would appear so, many major corporations are conducting mindfulness programs, including amongst others Apple, Deutshe Bank, Douwe Egberts, General Motors, Google, and Volvo. It’s also now part of the curriculum at […]

Time, managed by nature

How digital nomads manage their time, a case study

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One of the things that I love about living and working aboard our little ship, Tamaha, is that we live very close to nature. In fact nature usually governs what we do and when we do it. She has forced us to alter our approach to time management and flexibility has become our normal. Project planning […]

9 Ways to Make Time for what is Important to You

How much time do you spend on the most important aspects of your life?

Make Time for what is important

Some of my readers will know that I have recently had some major health issues to contend with, and whilst recovering it made me reflect a little on my life and how I spend it, and whilst I’m very happy with my overall contribution to both my family and others, I’m also very conscious that […]

Time Management for Presenters

The simple way to control your timing when you’re presenting.

Time Management for Presenters

As small business owners and entrepreneurs we’re often called upon to give presentations, and they can strike fear into the heart of even the smartest of business owners because of the sheer amount of time they take up. In this post one of the UK’s most well regarded and sought after presentation skills trainers, Dr […]

Smartphone – How often Do You Check Yours?

If you’re reading this and itching to check your smartphone, then you’ll be pleased to know you’re not alone. In a study of men and women in their late teens, 20s and 30s, published in the journal Plus one, researchers at Nottingham Trent University asked participants how many times a day they used their phone, including calls, messages, using the internet and checking the time. The average answer from participants was 37 times a day. However an app that was installed on their smartphone showed that the figure was more than twice this at an average of 85 times a day, which equates to almost six times an hour, for someone sleeping eight hours a day.

Researcher Sally Andrews, said “there is a big question about whether the amount you use your smartphone is an addiction”

How many times a day do you check your smartphone? – Could you be addictied

Till Next Time

Mike Gardner is The Time Doctor

Time management using mindfulness techniques

Join the Mindfulness Revolution!

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Even if you have tried all the mainstream time management techniques your to-do list things can still seem overwhelming. When I feel this way I make sure I put meditation back in my life.   This post is all about how meditation and mindfulness can make you feel lighter and much more in control.  And […]

Please Take My 2015 Reader Survey

Help Me Create Content That Serves Your Needs

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I want to ensure that my website and associated social media sites does the best job possible of answering your needs and interests, and that means i need to know a little more about my readers. To do that i’ve created my 2015 Reader survey. Would you please take a few minutes to fill out […]

Time Management For Blogging

Building a business with your blog takes time, which is exactly what you haven't got when it's your business too

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I’ve always found it most beneficial to start at the beginning and not reinvent the wheel. And just you know, this is not going to be a boring lecture about using this technique that will give you your life back, or about some dodgy strategy that will cost your sanity and grow your blog exponentially […]

Being An Early Riser

Makes You Happier, Healthier And More Productive

Being An Early Riser

For many people, It’s not easy to get out of bed earlier than is absolutely necessary. But by laying in bed they are forgoing many benefits that being an early riser can bring, you could say the early bird does indeed catch the worm. Being an early riser allows you to get your day off on […]

5 warning signs that you’re an email puppet

Take back control of your email and your life.

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We’ve all been there: that moment of exasperation when you realise how little control you actually have on your day, and how much of your time is spent dedicated to solving other people’s problems. You can’t help but yearn to be the master of your own time and quit getting bossed around. Email is a […]