Using the 80/20 Rule (Pareto Principle) to Make the Most of your Life

If you’ve ever felt like you were working yourself to the bone, but making little progress, then you might have been on the wrong side of the 80/20 rule. The 80/20 rule is also known as the Pareto Principle. The 80/20 rule is defined as 80% of the results coming from 20% of the causes. … Read more Using the 80/20 Rule (Pareto Principle) to Make the Most of your Life

How to Use Time Blocking to Stop Procrastinating and Relieve Stress

Do you catch yourself procrastinating a lot? It used to be a major problem for me before I started following the time blocking scheduling method. Procrastination is one of those habits that is really hard to break. Why do we procrastinate? There are many reasons that we procrastinate. This New York Times Article argues that … Read more How to Use Time Blocking to Stop Procrastinating and Relieve Stress

How to Be Consistent in Reaching your Goals Using a Daily Planner

Planning is fun. It’s the best part about laying out your goals. You can daydream about what life will be like once you get to where you want to be. Planning allows you to get creative and really give yourself some great ideas for how to spend your time. But planning is the easy part. … Read more How to Be Consistent in Reaching your Goals Using a Daily Planner

5 Signs of Being a Perfectionist and How to Overcome it

How many times have you heard someone brag about being “a bit of a perfectionist?” You might have even said this yourself! It’s one of those traits that you can almost admire, as long as you don’t look too far past the surface. Are you worried that you expect too much out of yourself? You … Read more 5 Signs of Being a Perfectionist and How to Overcome it

How being deliberate and taking action can change your life

What’s your plan for the day? Don’t know? Well, you’re not alone. Most of us simply float through life without any real plan of action from day to day. Sure, we have our routines. Wake up, drink coffee, drop the kids off, go to work, eat some lunch, come home and watch tv, etc… How’s … Read more How being deliberate and taking action can change your life

How to Achieve the Goals that you might think are out of Reach

Are you tired of letting each day pass by without making meaningful gains towards achieving the goals that you set for yourself? You really want to achieve your goals, but you just can’t seem to make any real progress. Why does that happen? Picture this: you’re driving to work in the morning thinking about how … Read more How to Achieve the Goals that you might think are out of Reach