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
Today’s book club is about the most essential guide to game-changing productivity that I have ever seen.
This is Atomic Habits, by James Clear. … More The productivity game-changer | Book Club
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
I’ve got three big targets for 2021. They fall under three creative aspects of my life: learning, creating and doing. Here’s what they entail: … More Learning, Creating, Doing | 2021 Goals
Search your memories of the year gone by and I’m sure you’ll also discover the 20 lessons that you’ve learned, big or small, to reflect on. Here are the first 10 of mine. … More 20 things that I learned in 2020 – Part I | Deep Dive
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