routines

You Need An Afternoon Routine

You Need An Afternoon Routine

People are always telling you how to maximise your mornings, but your morning routine — whatever it may be — is fine. What you really need is an afternoon routine.

Teach Your Kid That Every Task Has A Beginning, Middle And End

Teach Your Kid That Every Task Has A Beginning, Middle And End

If I’m trying to help my six-year-old daughter Maggie become a more organised thinker, my instruction seems to be coming too late. “There are board game pieces everywhere,” I’ll tell her, having noticed the scene hours after she’s fled it and moved onto three different activities. As someone who currently…

How To Get Enough Sleep In University

How To Get Enough Sleep In University

The feeling I associate most with my early university days is exhaustion. I wrote all my papers at night and fought sleep every time a lecture got a bit dull. You can’t live for years on a sleep deficit, though, so here’s what I should have known from the start.