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Monthly B5 planner spread from Thailand- useful page ideas

Monthly planner from Thailand

As per my previous article, I mentioned that for next year I have bought a B5 monthly spread planner. It is a thin booklet size that lightweight and can be easily carried around. I find that the design is quite creative and the contents are useful – perhaps something you can consider to incorporate in [...]

My planning tools for next year: Diary, planner and notebook

Diary and monthly planner

The planning tools we use would change and evolve as our roles and preference changes.  I have purchased tools that I would use to help me organize my time, appointments and tasks for the following year in my role as a blogger and caregiver. I am very much a pen and paper girl. I would [...]

Get things done while waiting for a friend/client who is late

Reading book while waiting

You might be angry as I once was when dealing with certain friends who you know would always run late. It is implied that a person who is constantly late have no respect for other people’s time. During my university days, we used to have a lot of gathering after lectures. We would arrange for [...]

Reduce TV and use that time to work on your goals

Stop watching TV

I have been a kind of TV addict in the past- being addicted to Korean dramas and Hong Kong drama series. These drama series come in an average of 20 episodes. Once you are hooked on the first episode, you would plan your life around your TV drama watching time. And once you are hooked, [...]

Routines are not boring- they take the stress away

Weekly tasks

Having a routine does not make you a boring person. It does not remove you from the free spirited, non conformist creative that you are. In the book, “How to Get Things Done without trying too hard” by the late Richard Templar, he shared about his experience in having a routine. The fact is that, [...]

My cheeky way of reducing time spent on social media like Facebook and Pinterest

How to reduce time spent on social media

Mobile apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest and Quora can be real distracting and a huge time suck. If you are out and about, you would notice a majority of people checking their social media accounts while in the train, commuting, waiting in line or sometimes at boring meetings. Perhaps at one point [...]