Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

After Christmas decluttering party

By johannatime On January 10, 2015 No Comments
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Not sure about yours, but my home and life are always a bit of a mess after Christmas and New Year’s Eve. Routines are interrupted with visitors around, or us visiting, and presents need to find a new home somewhere in our house, or elsewhere. My my dear friend Do discovered decluttering after a big new year’s clean up last

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A weekly review is good for you: How to stay in control

By johannatime On January 11, 2014 No Comments
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Having a weekly review in your schedule is the best and only way to have full control over your work and life. This is how you prioritise effortlessly, increase your productivity and your focus for things that matter. By doing a weekly review you tackle overwhelm, so often caused by the busyness of our daily

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Holiday reflection time: how to look back on a wonderful year

By johannatime On December 18, 2013 No Comments
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The Christmas holidays are a time for reflection and reconciliation. Some days off work will help you get the busyness and overwhelm off your mind. I encourage you to look back for some moments, rather than being stressed about tomorrow’s deadlines. Somehow, hanging out with family instead of coworkers, helps you change your focus, too. I recommend you use this

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Spontaneous or organised: A paradox reshuffled

By johannatime On March 13, 2013 No Comments
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Some chaotic people say: ‘I can’t be creative when I’m organised’ (though they’ve never tried). Some organised people say: I can’t be spontaneous because that causes chaos (and they only remember the mess after their spontaneous dinner with friends). Both tell only half the story, and present the issue as if being spontaneous does not go well with being organised. Allow me to

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Seven ways to avoid after holiday stress

By johannatime On January 1, 2013 No Comments
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Having some time off to go on a short trip releases stress and recharges your battery, yet coming home from a holiday can be like a hangover for some. Going back to work and struggling your way through a couple of weeks worth of backlog is disturbing and stressful.  Some people suffer for weeks,

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Nine happy vacation preparation tips

By johannatime On December 18, 2012 4 Comments
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Holiday season is almost here! We take a vacation to relax, yet organising it smoothly is a pain in the back for many. In fact, it can be so overwhelming for some, that they’d rather stay at home to be productive and get some work done. Are you going away this holiday season? Do you experience

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