Happiness

How to Crush your Goals in 2019.Boost your Motivation in February!

How to crush your goals in 2019. Take these techniques and run with them! Okay? Goal setting is probably one of my favourite things in the entire world. Why? Setting goals moves us forward. But... we are in February and I know some of you are wondering how to boost your motivation in February, as… Continue reading How to Crush your Goals in 2019.Boost your Motivation in February!

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Podcast, time management

The Great Parental Leave Podcast Episode 002 – Time Management for Moms.

Today we talk time management, overwhelm and how your personality interacts with all of this! The Great Parental Leave Podcast Episode 002

time management, Working Mom, Working Parent Life

Time Management is about Letting Some Things Go. What I’ve Learnt about Trying to Clean the House with 3 Kids

Let's get into REAL time management skills for REAL parents.  I'm not going to list a bunch of life hacks and tips and tricks.  We all know that if they worked, none of us would be struggling and frantic and thinking how the F do I keep up with my life right now with these… Continue reading Time Management is about Letting Some Things Go. What I’ve Learnt about Trying to Clean the House with 3 Kids

Book Club, Essays, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Lifestyle Design, Organization, time management, Working Mom

How to Manage Your Time as a Working Mom – What My iCal Looks Like

Hello everyone!  At work this week I've been running a ton of presentations and doing a heck of a lot of coaching around time management, now that we are in the exciting month of September. For many, this month marks a shift into a different pace and rhythm, especially those of you parents who have… Continue reading How to Manage Your Time as a Working Mom – What My iCal Looks Like

Happiness, Organization, Personal Development, time management, Working Mom

The Passion Planner is one of the Greatest Time Management Products I’ve Seen for Busy Moms.

The other day, a student in my office introduced me to the Passion Planner.  She seemed surprised that I did not know what it was (luckily my students keep me up to date with the times!)   I AM SURPRISED I did not know about it! The moment she pulled a beautifully inscribed journal out… Continue reading The Passion Planner is one of the Greatest Time Management Products I’ve Seen for Busy Moms.

Happiness, Personal Development, Productivity, time management

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Add this Approach to your Time Management.

Time management. It’s a word that fascinates me. I study it. I present on it. I coach clients and students in this topic extensively. It is one of the most frequent requests that I get. When we want to improve ourselves – either professionally or personally, the first place many of us go, is google. A close second is people we… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave: Add this Approach to your Time Management.

Building a Business, Essays, Life Hacks, Lifestyle, Productivity, time management

Why you should reject the “OMG I AM SO BUSY” Busy Mom Mindset

In my professional job at a Canadian University, I design and give seminars on a variety of topics that help students be successful at University.  It’s one one my favourite parts of the job and it has some selfish benefits - I get to learn and experiment with these principles in my own life before… Continue reading Why you should reject the “OMG I AM SO BUSY” Busy Mom Mindset

Happiness, Lifestyle, Productivity

Good Time Management is About Embracing Your Strengths

Today I wanted to talk about an important component of time management that I have noticed successful people (especially Moms!) doing, and have been trying out the last two months or so.  As always, I try out different things, and experiment / apply them to my "mom life" before I share them here. In my… Continue reading Good Time Management is About Embracing Your Strengths

Book Club, Happiness, Productivity

A Day in The Life of a Working Mom and the 168 Hour Log. How to be More in Control of your Time.

One of the most influential books I read on maternity leave was Laura Vanderkam's book I Know How She Does It:  How Successful Women Make The Most of Their Time. In the book, Vanderkam gave a number of successful women diaries to keep.  For one week they logged every activity from the first shrills of… Continue reading A Day in The Life of a Working Mom and the 168 Hour Log. How to be More in Control of your Time.