In this week’s round-up we look some tips to improve self-discipline, time management and what word can make you more productive.
14 Ways to Improve Your Self-Discipline – CashNet USA
Do you start something and the give up half-way through? This infographic may help you with some ideas on how you can improve your self-discipline and start getting those put-off projects done.
37 Time Management Tips to Help You Start Your Day – The Order Expert
If the reason you fail to finish your projects is a lack of time then you have no excuse with these 37 time management tips from Rashelle. Split into 4 sections covering home, work, scheduling and time management strategies there will be something to help everyone here.
I’ve written in the past about the fact that it’s okay to say no and this article from Inc expands on that idea – and argues that it will make you a more successful person too. We all find it difficult to say “No” for various reasons, but we need to start accepting that it’s okay to turn down and invitation or say you’re not available for something without feeling guilty or worrying it will harm prospects and friendships.
7 Things You Need to Start Doing to Take Back Control of Your Life – Addicted2Success
“No” features again in this article about the 7 things you need to do to take back control of your life. I also think that a daily agenda (or at the very least a basic schedule) is an absolute must, without an plan of action for the day you won’t know where you need to be, when you need to be there and what you’ll be doing.
I journalled every day for around 6 months when I was stuck on my own running a spooky old pub, hating every minute of it. My journal was a way of clearing all the rubbish out of my head and it really did make me feel better – the problem I have with it is that I don’t really want anyone to read what I’ve written! I do like the idea of using a journal for positive reasons, like writing a “Good thing that happened today” though. Do you journal? If so, drop a note in the comments about what you use your journal for.
How to Overcome the 4 Most Common Obstacles to Getting Up Early – MotivationGrid
Another week, another look at how to get up early! I’ve finally mastered dropping off to sleep in 10 minutes (it used to take me over an hour!) I guess the next thing I need to try to avoid is the snooze button (but it’s soooo tempting!)
How to Unsubscribe from Mailing Lists and Junk Newsletters in Gmail – Digital Inspiration
So, it turns out that Unroll.Me has been selling your data so you may want to think about deleting your account – but what do you do instead? Turns out with a simple Google Sheet and a Google Label!
Hat Tip: Lifehacker
4 Anonymous Web Browsers That Are Completely Private – Make Use Of
As privacy becomes more of a concern, with companies snooping on our browsing habits more frequently, it may be a good idea to look into browsers that help keep your data truly private – especially if you’re accessing websites on a public network.
Until next time, Stay Productive!
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