Trying to do a bit….

It’s really difficult to figure out where to buy things for the best. Companies sometimes aren’t what they seem. How do you factor in all of the costs for a product? How do you figure out if a product is ethical or the company that produces it is […]

Applying the 2-minute rule in practice – a beginners guide!

Every time I ask people to feed back to me after the sessions I do about self care and productivity about what they found most helpful they always mention the 2-minute rule. So… I always talk about it. It’s basically this. If you look at a task and […]

More emails!

It’s a subject that comes up time and time again when I talk to anyone about productivity and workflow. How do I get through my emails!? I have 1000 emails in my Inbox and I don’t know where to start! Help! What do i do! So, here are […]

A little gem!

I came across this book referenced in another book and then did a little digging to find out more about Thomas Mitchell, Farmer. Because his book ‘Essays on Life’ written in the early part of the 20th Century is a little gem – full of words of wisdom. […]

Finding success

I recently came across a podcast that shared some words of wisdom from 15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management, by Kevin Kruse. I’ve picked a few to write about that i thought had resonance for me and could be applied to the sort of things I […]

Playlists for work or rest

Not sure how you do with music when you’re working or when you are resting but I find the right stuff at the right time does wonders for me! I can’t work while playing music with words but there is some great instrumental stuff out there that just […]

Set your mind to the planning

I’ve got into the habit when talking to people about self-care of finding myself often saying, “all we are doing here is playing psychological tricks on ourselves to get the best out of ourselves so ‘ourselves’ stop getting in the way”. There’s a funny thing goes on in […]

Music for Meditation

I don’t know about you but despite being a regular meditator I find it really really difficult. My mind just keeps chattering away! I do like to think of meditation as having many facets and methods and I have written about ‘meditating on’ something as being a thing. […]

Reworked – Let me tell you about the new book!

Excited to be telling you that today (Friday 15th January 2021) the new book is out! Strictly speaking it’s a reworking of the other book – a remix if you like for the music people among you! We wrote a book (myself, Lisa and Steph) and we aimed […]

Happiness – the elusive goal!

Happy Christmas we have all just been saying to each other. And then Happy New Year. We’re obsessed! Once a year we say Happy Birthday to each other as well. Clearly ‘Happy’ is very important to us. Yet it alludes us – or at least its elusive more […]