Rethinking Productivity

When you hear the word productivity, the immediate thought that comes to mind is doing more. But I think we should be challenging this notion. In a world that is always on, your capacity stretched to the limit and saturated with a constant flow of notifications, emails and information that needs to processed, doing more is not the answer! Productivity is not the next app or quick fix tool; it should be how you focus your time and energy to create

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Time for YOU

Your energy reserves, motivation and self-discipline are not infinite resources. They can be depleted. But the good news is that if you take well timed breaks, top up your joy for life and spend time with the people you care about, you can greatly reduce the risk of chronic stress, illness and burnout. Taking time out for yourself is not a luxury, its not selfish and you should never feel guilty about it. As the old saying goes, you cannot serve

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Recharging for success!

We all need a bit more energy at the moment, our minds and bodies are responding to an extended period of chronic stress which is causing many of us to be less creative, less able to make decisions or set goals, more susceptible to fatigue and more scatter-brained than usual. A body that finds itself in fight or flight mode, is biologically unable to achieve its higher purpose and full potential. So, what can we do to give ourselves a

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Run your own race

Run your own race

In business and life, we can find ourselves comparing where we are in our own journey with those around us. It is a harmful activity as it erodes our confidence and energy. This path is yours and unique – relating it to someone else’s is not only an inaccurate comparison, but also the same as likening an apple to a banana. Also, you are usually comparing the worst part of your own life with the best part of theirs. I

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Who is your Cheerleader?

  We all start somewhere, and for me when I first started out as a Virtual Assistant, I picked up a task working as an associate for another more established Virtual Assistant. We are still in touch today and only last week, we were laughing at how much time had gone by since I worked with her. I am so grateful to her for giving me the chance to work with her. But what did I do? A client of

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