3 things I want to do this Holiday season

Hello my dears and Happy Holidays! As I write this, my mother is in the kitchen preparing the turkey for the Christmas dinner, there's carols on the radio and around town there are some people carrying bags with supplies to cook later today. It's easy to get stressed or anxious about the Christmas cookies, burning the special ...

Focus: Learn something new

Life without meaning can be very depressing. Having no purpose behind what you do everyday can make your days grey and foggy like a November morning. But once you discover something you love (or someone , sometimes :) ), all rays of light seem to gather to shine on that new purpose. It puts an engine ...

The one simple thing that will help you get organized

People tell me I'm structured, analytical and organized. (of course, more often than not, they also tell me I'm strange, moody, and inconsistent). (I think the two sides make quite an interesting combination, and I don't intend to change either of them). Anyways, along time I've experimented (as you can tell by the posts on this blog) with ...

Best Time Management tools – Part 2

As I'm now officially on vacation, I can continue the series of the Best Time Management tools tried and experienced, and recommended further. The part 1 post you can find here. Here are the next few tools/tips that can improve your personal organizing/peace of mind, if used properly and frequently enough. 9. Daily/weekly priorities list An example of a ...

The Time Thieves Killer Cocktail

Take one busy summer afternoon at work. Question after question, issue after issue. Someone comes with a request to join a quick meeting, right away. And there's the need to return an urgent call. All while you're trying to think about an important proposal that you need to submit tomorrow. What do you do when you're swamped ...

How to boost energy when you’re tired

Mostly I write about my tries - and failures - to be a better life manager, an organized, single-tasking, focused person. But this period, as I'm organizing (not alone, thank God) my upcoming wedding, I'm starting to feel slightly burned out and very, very tired. How does tiredness show? I don't get rest after one night's sleep Although I'm ...

Are you living too fast?

This is part 1 of a series of 3 blog posts on The Slow Movement, aimed to raise your awareness that doing things slower increases your effectiveness and enjoyment. I came across a mind-blowing talk by Carl Honore, author of "In Praise of Slowness" recently. The kind of idea that simply "fits the puzzle". We ...