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Goals and Habits, Lifestyle, Personal Skills

5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Building Healthy Relationships

This is part 5 in a 5 part series of posts to start the new year. The first four parts were time management, self-love, learning a new skill, and expressing gratitude. And the 5th part (I'm not going to say final because I'm sure I will be doing a lot of reflection in the coming… Continue reading 5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Building Healthy Relationships

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Goals and Habits, Manifestation and Motivation, Personal Skills

5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Reflection and Gratitude

This is part 4 in a 5 part series of posts. The first 3 parts were time management, self-love, and learning a new skill. As we move into 2022, it almost feels unreal that it's been almost 2 years of living through a pandemic. While the time dragged, it also flew. So the 4th thing… Continue reading 5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Reflection and Gratitude

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Goals and Habits, Lifestyle, Personal Skills

5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Learning a New Skill

This is part 3 of a 5 part series. Part 1 was time management and part 2 was self-love. If the last two years have taught us anything is that the future is digital. And it's time for us to adapt. Our students and kids are already digital natives, oftentimes teaching us adults how to… Continue reading 5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Learning a New Skill

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Goals and Habits, Lifestyle, Manifestation and Motivation, Personal Skills

5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Self-Love

This is part 2 in a 5 part series. Well, part 1 focused on time management and part 2 is focusing on self-love. As I looked back through my blog posts for the year, I realized I talked about self-care and building confidence, but I'm not sure I touched on self-love and acceptance. Perhaps it's… Continue reading 5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Self-Love

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Goals and Habits, Personal Skills, Time Management

5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Time Management

This is part 1 of a 5 part series. As 2022 stumbles upon us, many of us will reflect on what that means moving forward. For me, I like to pick several items of focus to organize my life and set goals for my future. And one of my biggest life areas of improvement over… Continue reading 5 Things to Focus on in the New Year: Time Management

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Goals and Habits, Manifestation and Motivation, Personal Skills

Dear 2022, We need to have a word

Guest Post by Lauryn WoodmanInstructional Designer, Educator, Accessibility Advocate Visit Lauryn's Website Well, that happened. I think we can all agree that 2021 was kind of a whirlwind. In any event, whatever it was for you, it's over now. With the end of a year comes closure, reflection, excitement, and hopefully some semblance of focus… Continue reading Dear 2022, We need to have a word

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Personal Skills, Work From Home

It’s Almost a New Year! Time to Clean Up Your Email Inbox

I write this post on December 28th, 2021 reflecting on the past year and gearing up for the next. I love the fact that January 1st provides a set date to start over, but the truth is, you can do this at any time. So, if you're reading this at a different point throughout the… Continue reading It’s Almost a New Year! Time to Clean Up Your Email Inbox

Goals and Habits, Personal Skills, Time Management

Imposing Time Limits on Goals

I was recently talking with someone about my goal of visiting 40 countries by the time I'm 40. When I tell people this, usually their eyes get big and they say something like good luck. Now, full disclosure I just turned 35, so I only have 5 years to go. And so far, I have… Continue reading Imposing Time Limits on Goals

Goals and Habits, Personal Skills, Time Management

How I Use Google Sheets to Organize My Life

Over the years, I have tried so many techniques and apps to mange my time, tasks, and productivity. There are some pretty great digital apps, but lately my fall back solution is to use Google Sheets. And I'm loving it! Sometimes simpler truly is better. Some of the features I love about Google Sheets is… Continue reading How I Use Google Sheets to Organize My Life

Goals and Habits, Personal Skills, Time Management, Work From Home

How to Be Productive After Time Off

We all deserve our time to unplug, destress, and spend time with ourselves or family. Whether that is to take a vacation or much-needed self-care time, it can be hard to get back into the swing of things. I built a vacation in to my arrival to Norway, with many months of preparation leading to… Continue reading How to Be Productive After Time Off