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Reading Time: 4 minutes Mistakes get a bad rap, but they’re actually a pretty important part of our lives. Ideally, we make a mistake when trying something new, learn from it, and move on. Mistakes like, for example, trying a time management strategy without adjusting it to fit YOU, or buying a fancy planner with the hopes that it’ll ease your struggles. I’ve made these same mistakes, and I’ve learned from them. I took it one step further and created a new time management method that works with you, as well as your goals and values.

Introducing the “It’s About Time Academy”

Introducing the It's About Time Academy

time management

Reading Time: 9 minutes Struggling to manage your time or use productivity systems? Here’s why your time management method isn’t working (and what to try, instead).

Why Your Time Management Isn’t Working

3 Reasons Why Time Management Isn't Working For You | It's About Time Podcast

routines

Reading Time: 9 minutes How do you do it all without losing your mind in the process? That’s the question I’m answering in this episode as I reflect on the last six+ months of having a full time job, running a business, publishing episodes of It’s About Time and loving on my family. Spoiler Alert: I don’t do it all. But there ARE several strategies I’ve implemented over the past few months that are enabling me to do what matters most. You know I’m an open book, so I’m pulling back the curtain this week to share how I do life lately.

When You Work Full-Time and Run a Business: Productivity & Sanity Tips

Running a Business & Working Full-Time

routines

Reading Time: 3 minutes …perfect for the woman who is making a comeback, stronger and bolder than ever. — Simplified These words gave me chills as I watched Simplified’s Instagram Reel last night, revealing my favorite of their newest Simplified Planner covers: Navy Bluebonnets. Is she not gorgeous?! If you’ve been a part of the ADK community for any […]

Simplified Launch Day: Anna’s Favorites

Simplified Planner Launch Day

books & tools

Reading Time: 9 minutes Whether you’re a coffee drinker, a green tea lover, or you’ve aways got a Diet Coke nearby, caffeine is helping many of us get through the day — or at least the morning. Now that I’m a mom of two and my sleep is interrupted nearly every night, my coffee intake has skyrocketed. That got me curious about caffeine and productivity. Press play on Episode 118 to find out what science has to say about the right way to drink caffeine for productivity.

But first, Coffee: The Right Way to Drink Coffee for Productivity

How to drink coffee for productivity

life

Reading Time: 15 minutes When your alarm goes off in the morning, do you pop out of bed – ready to tackle the day? Or are you more of a snooze button and hide under the covers kinda morning person? If you’re the latter, sometimes mornings can feel impossible. Maybe you’ve tried EVERYTHING to make yourself a morning person and it’s just not working. Can you BECOME a morning person? That’s exactly what I’m answering inside this episode of It’s About Time. Whether you’re already a pro at mornings or you’d rather go back to bed, listen up for simple steps to make your mornings better than ever.

Can you become a morning person?

How to drink coffee for productivity

routines

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. — Laura Ingalls Wilder And I couldn’t agree more! Here on the first day of spring, I’m upping the game by adding a few to-dos to your list. Don’t worry, they’re all-play-no-work. One of the most important episodes I’ve recorded so far is […]

The ADK Spring Bucket List 2022

life

Reading Time: 9 minutes Can we all agree that the time change is the worst? Whether we’re springing forward or falling backward, or simply traveling across time zones – being thrown off our internal clocks is a recipe for nodding off in morning meetings and being wide awake when it’s time for sleep. In this episode, I’m diving into how to help your internal clock adjust to time change without chugging gallons of coffee or falling asleep at your desk.

How to Adjust to Daylight Savings Time

routines

Reading Time: 14 minutes You’ve spread yourself too thin. Again. Your calendar is overflowing and there doesn’t seem to be an end in sight. You’re overcommitted, overwhelmed, and flat out exhausted. So what to you do when you’ve committed to doing too much? That’s exactly what I’m talking about in Episode 115. We’ve all been there. And chances are, we’ll probably find ourselves with a too-full plate again – especially as events are picking up and invitations are rolling in as the pandemic recedes. Lean in and listen up for real life ways to handle it all and how to avoid over doing it in the future.

Overbooked and Way Too Busy: What to Do When There’s Not Enough Time

recharge

Reading Time: 5 minutes Would you rather be frantic and frazzled or calm and prepared? The answer should be a no brainer. When we have so much on our to-do lists and our calendars are bursting at the seems, calm and prepared feels downright impossible. The secret? A weekly planning session. Find out 3 reasons why a weekly planning session should be a non-negotiable in your week and walk away with simple tips to get started.

3 Reasons Why You Need a Weekly Planning Session

3 Reasons Why You Need a Weekly Planning Session

life