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
Searching for misplaced items annoys me, takes time and can be stressful. Therefore, to reduce clutter and to help me stay organized, I have designated place for everything so that when I need it, I know exactly where to find it and don’t waste time searching in dozen of counters. In this post, I will share with you some great tips and smart hacks on how to find space for your things, even if you don’t have much space. You can start using some of them immediately, so let’s dive in. Continue reading
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
Have you heard about BuJo? Well, that’s a fancy word, used for a simple and traditional To-Do planner and tracker system, called the Bullet Journal. The idea of BuJo is to serve as handy productivity and planner system, which can help you organize, plan and track your tasks, notes, events, plans, and ideas and rapidly scan through them with the help of simple symbol keys. Continue reading
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