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Monthly Goal Review and Preview: March / April 2016

New month, which means it’s time to review and share some goals! March Goal Review As bad as March was with all the unexpected expenses, I was able to get quite a few things done. I’m grateful that we’ve been able to slash or eliminate some bills, which gave a us a cushion. That said, […]

Simplify Your Work: Email Templates

I first heard about using templates at a work conference years ago, but dismissed it because I thought it was too impersonal. Why Email Templates Work Now I realize using email templates help me in so many ways. Saves Time: Since many of the emails I get are similar (meetings/guest posts/advertising), copying and pasting from my […]

How to Become an Early Riser (& Enjoy It!)

Until we can find a way to extend the day, I’ve found that becoming an earlier riser can help you gain some extra time for your personal goals. Benefits of Waking Up Earlier Even waking up an hour early can make a huge impact on your day. The biggest ones I noticed personal are: Productivity: […]

Monthly Goal Review and Preview: February / March 2016

New month, which means it’s time to review and share some goals! I’m so happy that spring is coming up, not a fan of this cold and erratic weather we’ve been having. February Goal Review So last month told you what I wanted to knock out. In the spirit of simplifying I kept it to only […]

Monthly Goal Review and Preview: January / February 2016

I really wish I could come up with a better title, but considering how insane things have been with the move…..yeah I’m just happy I can function. It’s a new month, so it’s time to review my monthly goals from January and share my goals for February. January Goal Review Rather than come up with […]

Embracing an Imperfect Work Schedule

So this was my first week following the new work schedule. It didn’t going as well as I hoped (wish I got more done), but it’s so much better than what I expected (feeling good about what was accomplished). Why I Needed a New Work Schedule Last year was eventful to say the least.  I […]