Tips & Advice

Makings of A Successful Day



Waking up we all (at least we should) have the goal of having a great for the day – successfully accomplishing everything on our To-Do list. I’m a weird bird – the more things that I check off my To-Do list the more accomplished I feel. No two days are alike, but these are some things I’m trying out to make my days for successful.

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Why Alone Time is a Good Idea

We all lead crazy busy lives and it can be hard to get the necessary downtime that we desperately need.  We all just need to be to ourselves – no distractions, just you relaxing with a glass of wine and your favorite shows. Studies have shown that alone time, can increase productivity. Trust me, after a weekend to myself – Monday morning I wake up refreshed and ready to take on Monday. We all have moments where we need to have alone time. Here are a few reasons why alone time is a good idea.

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Getting Back on Track

Every once in a while we all fall off track of something that we are doing. We get involved in something else, or we are just having fun enjoying life in general. If you’ve fallen off track you have the tendency to beat yourself up – STOP!!  Don’t beat yourself up, it happens to the best of us.  These are a few things that I’ve been doing, because I too have fallen off track with a couple of things, but it’s time to get back on track.

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Wish I would Have Known…

statehouse shoot (2 of 65)With my 31st birthday being T O D A Y – still hard to believe that I’m in my 30’s,  but none the less I’m loving every minute of it. I take everyday as a learning experience, never take a day for granted. I think of all the lesson’s that I’ve learned this far, that I wish I would have known at 25 or even younger.

If I would have known these things, I wonder how different my life would be right now. Since we can’t look into the future, nor go back – let me share a few things that may help a 25 year old woman or even a 31 year old that is still coming into her own.

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Time Management with Plum Paper

I’ve been running around like a lost puppy with a planner for the last couple of weeks. I do use my work calendar and even my iCal but it is not the same as writing things down. For me it almost makes it stand out more in my mind. So when my planner recently ended it was a no brainier that I needed a new one – not just any old planner but one that helped manage everything from my 9-5 to my blog and everything else that comes up.

I’ve heard and read several people talk about Erin Condren planners and how great they are – I wasn’t impressed. I did some research and found Plum Paper.

These are some things that my Plum Paper planner has helped me achieve and also some great tips on time management.

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