Productivity Hacks For The Busy and Overwhelmed

photo-1461088945293-0c17689e48acIt’s a distinctive sign of growth when you start seeing things not by their common meaning but in terms of how you can use them to grow and become a better person.

Over the last 30 days I’ve re-defined a lot of concepts I once thought of as negative and used them to better my time┬ámanagement skills and increase my productivity. Continue reading →

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work!

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Amazing performers at the Wuhan Government Foreign Affairls Department Chinese New Year Gala

No matter how you feel about this statement it won’t seize to be true. You won’t get far without a team and I’ll tell you why.

If you’re anything like me, this hurts you deep in your soul because you’re probably the type of person who prefers to do everything by yourself and are very independent with everything you do and you’re very proud of that. Unfortunately for people like us, this tactic won’t get us very far as much as I hate to admit it and here are the reasons why. Continue reading →

Boundaries: Learning to Say NO and Reclaiming Your Time

Not to say that I used to be the girl who tried to please everybody but I definitely had a fear of being a killjoy. Whenever my friends wanted to go out I’d say yes because hey, we’re all super busy and rarely have time to see each other so this is definitely necessary right? In trying not to be the killjoy I’d also end up spending more that I initially intended (every.single.time) because everybody’s having one more cocktail so I should definitely have one more too, right? No surprise here, my finances would suffer and this constant feeling of not getting what I want (like a camera which I’ve been trying to save for for years now) because I would always justify (or try to) that the money had to be spent.

At some point I realized this wasn’t the only place I was “trying to please”. Continue reading →