Day Designer and Me: Blog Planning

Day Designer and Me: Blog Planning

I’ve been a planner girl for as long as I can remember, and yet I’ve had hardly any experience with daily planners. I’ve only played around with some inserts in the past, very basic hourly schedules for the really busy days.   It wasn’t something I felt was...
The art of making up your mind(map)

The art of making up your mind(map)

Let me first admit that I haven’t been practicing mind mapping for very long. I’ve never really been much of a “brainstormer” and am still very much a list’s girl. While looking for new ways to come up with blog content, I came across a TED-talk (if you haven’t...
Planning 101:  Do’s and Don’ts when starting out

Planning 101: Do’s and Don’ts when starting out

Small disclaimer – I didn’t follow any of these suggestions! I was sucked in quickly and wanted every planner and every sticker set available, and I wanted it immediately! Planning takes a little trial and error, which continues to be the fun part! However, I...
Back to School:   Study techniques

Back to School: Study techniques

I’ve been studying most of my life so I know a thing or two about good study tips! I’ve seen my way through high school, undergraduate courses and master degrees. I’ve studied full time, and as a part time student. I’ve also balanced full time work with a postgraduate...
Inspiration Boards: Keeping your dreams in plain sight

Inspiration Boards: Keeping your dreams in plain sight

What are inspiration boards (mood or vision boards, whichever term you prefer) and why should you consider creating one?   Inspirational boards can function in both personal and professional settings, and can be used for brainstorming purposes or even function as...
Get ahead by planning out your month in advance

Get ahead by planning out your month in advance

With August having snuck up on us, I thought this would be a good time to show you how I plan and re-evaluate goals for the upcoming month. Personally, I like to do this every month which, understandably, may seem excessive to some of you! But it is so ingrained into...