Origami Day Shape Your Time

Time Management Tip: Email Best Practices

Email can be a monster! Here are a few tips to managing your inbox for balance. 

Time Management Tip: Flowtime Technique

was recently sent an article on the Flowtime Technique. This technique is a lot like the Pomodoro technique with a few exceptions. A typical Pomodoro cycle consists of four, twenty-five minute work segments broken up by five minute breaks, and then one longer break. On the other hand, the Flowtime technique is much looser. Instead of set times, you work until you reach a natural stopping point, and then take a break based on how long you worked. 

Too Busy for a Break?

Raise your hand if you have been told that you need to take a break and your immediate thought was “I don’t have time for a break!” I have been there and I am here to tell you that there are ways to recharge, even when you have a million things to do. Let’s break it down into three simple strategies; reframing, peaceful productivity, and sharing the burden.

Pedaling and Peaceful Productivity

I was recently lucky enough to spend a week in New York City. The weather was absolutely perfect, so my husband and I used bicycles as our primary means of transportation. Interestingly, biking the streets of New York City helped me reflect on a few critical lessons for living a life of peaceful productivity.

Time Management Tip: Pomodoro Technique

Created by Francesco Cirillo in 1980, Pomodoro cycles are proven to help maximize work sessions and reduce procrastination through the use of frequent breaks.