How to be more organized and productive? (Full guide)

How to be more organized and productive? (Full guide)

Life can be so hectic and messy nowadays, that it quickly can turn into a total chaos if we don’t put some efforts to organize it and make things easier in the long run. This realization took me some time because, before I entered the workforce and “became an adult”, I had never quite understood why this idea of getting organized and productive has been such a hot topic amongst the working adults. Continue reading

How to free your mind?

How to free your mind?

Do you want to be more organized and get more done during the day? Or, you probably have troubles to keep a track on your tasks and accomplishments. Or, there is something that is eating you inside, you need to make an important decision, or that colleague really pissed you off at the office?A productivity diary is a simple and convenient way to share your thoughts, vent out the stress, track your progress and your life decisions. Continue reading

How to organize your workspace? Practical tips and tested methods.

How to organize your workspace? Practical tips and tested methods.

In case you are spending most of your work hours behind the desk, then you surely know how hard it can be to stay productive and work effectively when you are surrounded by a mess. As they say, a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind. 

I’ve been there and done that. I used to lose a significant amount of time just searching for information and different files, desk supplies and asking myself “where the beep did I put my pen?!”, “how can that sticky note disappear?!” or “where did I save that file I just downloaded?!” Luckily, that has changed now since I discovered a few simple techniques to keep my desk and my work organized. Feel free to check them out and maybe contribute with some more ideas in the comments below. Continue reading

How to stop living paycheck to paycheck?

How to stop living paycheck to paycheck?

Money is a sensitive topic for all of us. How we manage it, however, makes a lot of difference. When we live paycheck to paycheck, we are constantly in stress how to make ends meet. If we don’t keep a track on our spending, money runs out before the end of the month and we are left with the sad feeling that we never have enough to cover all our bills and the things that we need or want to buy. By overspending each month, we run up into debt more and more. Continue reading

How to wake up early and benefit from it?

How to wake up early and benefit from it?

For most of us, there is something really disappointing in the thought of waking up early. All that we want in the morning is to snooze the alarm for some extra five minutes and sleep till noon at the weekends. However, what I have discovered recently is the joy in the quiet morning hours, which I have deliberately dedicated to myself. I have found that waking early has been one of the best things I’ve done so far to boost my productivity and I thought you might like to know how I did it. Continue reading

How to manage a heavy workload?

How to manage a heavy workload?

Up until a few years ago, I was always seeking how to squeeze more and more into my days because I believed this was the only way to be productive and achieve your goals. Just do more, push yourself to the maximum and you will succeed. I was juggling between a full-time demanding corporate job, a university, a professional course and the challenges of living on my own. But somewhere in between my attempts to check all the ticks in my To Do lists, I lost touch with the things I valued the most. Continue reading

How To Be Brutally Honest?

How To Be Brutally Honest?

“Oftentimes, hard truths can feel as painful to tell as they are to hear. In fact, how many times have you suppressed the truth to spare someone from the pain of hearing it? Or, you have used a white lie to save both of you from the pain, the embarrassment and the fear of dealing with the truth. Umm…well, I have done that too. But, I have to be brutally honest here. And, yes, you may not like it.”

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How To Be an Amazing Writer?

How To Be an Amazing Writer?

“Ultimately, it’s not about how smart or experienced you are. It’s not about the design of your blog, neighed the fancy effects, pictures, and the perfectionism. It is not even about giving extraordinary and applicable tips and tricks, facts and hacks that your readers can benefit immediately from.

It all comes down to the way you make your readers feel.

Do you want them to cry? Or laugh out loud? Or get red with anger? Do you want them to take action?

Whatever you write, make them feel alive!”   Continue reading