Here’s my simple routine that fits alongside any day spent teaching. It could revitalise your health and help you take back time for yourself each day. … More Exercise for teachers | Simply staying in shape
Importantly, my meals have to taste good and – generally – be healthy. You can’t guarantee that with ready meals and frozen pizzas. How can I ensure that I have something yummy, healthy and quick to cook?
Enter meal planning. … More A minimalist’s guide to mastering meal planning | BuJo Basics
Let’s fast forward to early 2021, and I’ve already exceeded last year’s total, well on the way to exceeding this year’s goal. What’s my secret for making so much reading progress this year? … More The Joy of Speed Listening | Productivity Hacks
A SMART goal is Specific, Measurable, lists your Actions, detailed Results, and is Time-dependent. Giving SMART answers at interviews meant that I rarely got rejected while hunting for graduate jobs (that happened at the other stages), but why would we want to apply this thinking to our goals?
Because SMART thinking is the ultimate productivity hack. … More The ULTIMATE productivity hack | Making SMART goals
I use a Bullet Journal to successfully build – and sustain – habits. Here’s how you can too: … More How to successfully build habits | BuJo Basics
You’re about to read the three key steps that I take in building a better Bullet Journal. It’s a minimalist approach that will free you up to focus on what you desperately need time for every day. … More Bullet journaling to success | Method to my madness
Motivation is a wonderful tool for getting started, but it never helps us to finish our projects. In reality, we need to internalise our motivation. Here’s why (and how). … More Motivation is a myth (I promise)
[3-minute read] The crux of my Bullet Journal is made up of daily insights, but these are informed by my weekly tasks. At the start of every week, I take a look at the long-term goals on my whiteboard, which I reassess every month, and transfer any that need doing that week. … More Creating consistency by Bullet Journaling | Dailies & Weeklies
[3-minute read] “I’ve been using BuJos every day for six years, so have fine-tuned a system that I’m happy with. It might not work for you, but it’ll be a great start as you leap into a world geared around maximising productivity.” … More The Bullet Journal’s Hidden Productivity Hack
[4-minute read] “Ever since I revived Hardly Hamilton all the way back in May 2020, things have changed. Here’s how I produce content and why I plan ahead (and why you should do too).” … More Creating content: why I plan ahead