I love efficiency. I really love crossing things off my list. One of my favorite way to be efficient is to multi-task by incorporating a brain-focused task when I’m doing otherwise less-engaged physical tasks. I listen to podcasts while I’m driving - and doing the dishes - … [Read more...] about When being efficient…isn’t
A few months ago, I did a Minimalism Challenge with a group of friends. It was a great way to stay on top of doing a little each day and making forward progress with small blocks of time. It also highlighted a few of my own weaknesses when it comes to many goal-oriented projects … [Read more...] about What’s holding you back?
I deleted over 4,000 emails last week. 4,818 to be exact. I know, you’re shocked. I was also. I'm a fairly organized person, and am generally someone fairly on top of my email organization. But...it had been a number of months since I had done a thorough email inbox cleanup … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Steps to Email Inbox Control
Are you on Gmail? If so, are you using filters to sort your email? If not, you need to! I have filters set to automatically send almost all of my emails to the relevant folder - automatically "filing" them away for me. It's genius. How to Apply Filters in … [Read more...] about Use Gmail filters to experience email bliss
Three years ago I wrote a guest post on my favorite local frugal living blog. It's a theme that has stuck with me, and I still firmly believe that focusing on the one next action is essential to success in any area of life. Doing one thing is a step in the right direction. … [Read more...] about Just do ONE thing