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Discover How Much Free Time You Really Have With The Five Minutes Test

Everyone wishes they had more time in the day. However, we’re also often bad at knowing how much time we waste. To find out if you’re really overwhelmed or just letting your days slip away, take the “five minutes more” experiment.

How Tracking What I Do Helped Me Find Better Work-Life Balance

There are two kinds of people in this world: Those who enjoy tracking what they do with their time all day, and the rest of us, who would rather watch paint dry. I used to be in the latter group… until I discovered I was doing it all wrong.

If You Don't Prioritise Your Life, Someone Else Will

Deciding what you want to do with your time can be hard. It requires commitment and forethought that many of us get overwhelmed by. The problem is, if you don’t prioritise what you want to do with your time, someone else will have something for you to do with it before long, and you might not like it.

How Much Quality Time Do You Actually Spend With The People You Love?

The other day, at 1:30 in the morning, I peeked into my daughter’s bedroom to check on her before heading to bed, and realised I had spent maybe 15 minutes the day before actually conversing with her. The same for the day before that.

Stop Putting Off Chores By Timing Yourself Doing Them

If you find yourself staring at a sink full of dirty dishes, thinking it would take forever to do them, you’re shooting yourself in the foot. Time yourself doing your chores and you’ll realise you get things done a lot faster than you thought.

Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed At Work With The 'Four D's' Method

You know the stressful, frustrating feeling of having too much on your plate. Next time you’ve got too much to handle, try the Four D’s method: delete, defer, delegate or diminish one of your priorities.

Don't Just Say No To Others, Say No To Yourself

Making the most of your time is great — we’re obviously fans of it. But sometimes, the better you get at optimising your time, the more work you take on. This can be frustrating, making you feel no more efficient or less stressed than you did before. Instead of trying to manage your time, learn to say no to yourself.

Conspire Tracks And Analyses Your Email Habits

Email can be frustratingly time-consuming. You certainly don’t want to ignore your inbox, but you don’t want to spend all day reading and replying either. To better manage your email habits, Conspire tracks your usage data, then analyses it and sends you weekly report cards.

Work Faster, Not More Hours, To Make Better Use Of Your Workday

When you’re behind on your work, it’s all too common to solve the problem with more hours. Instead, try a distraction-free, fast-paced work blitz during your normal work hours.

How To Speed Up Your Morning Routine And Get Out The Door On Time

If you’re actually able to wake up when your alarm goes off, the only thing stopping you from getting out the door on time is your morning routine. Here are some tips to speed things up so you can stay up a little later, sleep in a little more, and still have time to prepare for the day.

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