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Reading Time: 3 minutes Grab the printable summer bucket list! “Autumn leaves don’t fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this, their only chance to soar.” – Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing To celebrate the official kickoff of autumn, I’m excited to share the third edition of my ADK Seasonal Bucket List, something I love […]

The ADK Fall Bucket List 2022

life

Reading Time: 3 minutes Grab the printable summer bucket list! Live in the sunshine. Swim in the sea. Drink in the wild air. — Ralph Waldo Emerson That sunshine sure is here! To celebrate the official kickoff of summer, I’m excited to share the second edition of my ADK Seasonal Bucket List, something I love creating so you can […]

The ADK Summer Bucket List 2022

life

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

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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: 16 minutes

Full disclosure: I’ve got a love/hate relationship with productivity hacks. They’re certainly no substitute for purpose-driven time management, but they can be fun, quick and easy. Tune in and walk away with 7 simple productivity hacks that you can start using today. Just wait til you hear how a single sticky note could change everything!

Quick and Easy: 7 Simple Productivity Hacks That Could Change Everything

time management

Reading Time: 11 minutes

When you’re faced with a BIG decision it can feel pretty overwhelming. What should I do? Is this right for me? Should I ask for advice? Who do I ask? There is DEFINITELY a better way than head-spinning and spiraling over what to do. Find out how to play the long game, the 5-7 words that change everything, and why you need your own “kitchen cabinet.” Get ready to make life’s BIG decisions with less stress and more confidence than ever before!

Beyond Pros and Cons: Three Secrets to Making Better BIG Decisions

time management

Reading Time: 14 minutes

Work/life balance. Is it even real? One minute I’m reading an article with tips for better work/life balance, the next I’m hearing a speaker say that work/life balance isn’t real. Well, which is it? Join me as I dive deep into the topic of work/life balance, how it shapes our time management, and affects our attitude. We’ll go back to the beginning, break it down word by word, and decide what truly matters most when it comes to work-life balance. This one might surprise you.

Fact or Fiction: The Surprising Truth about Work/Life Balance

time management

Reading Time: 13 minutes

I’ll just say it. I hate the phrase “Brain Dump.” And honestly, there’s a better way to get stuff out of your head when you feel overwhelmed. Meet the Mind Sweep. When everything is swirling in your head, procrastination has set in or your productivity has tanked, the Mind Sweep is your new bff for getting everything out of your head without making an even bigger mess on paper. Press play to find out what exactly a Mind Sweep is, how to do one and let’s dump the Brain Dump once and for all.

Because Brain Dump Sounds Gross: Meet the Mind Sweep – A Better Way to Clear Your Head Without Making a Huge Mess

time management

Reading Time: 2 minutes

This past year, the conferences on our calendar went virtual and we networked via Zoom squares. Now, as conferences are beginning to take place in person once again, your formerly stellar conference skills might be feeling a little rusty. That’s why I’ve compiled my ultimate list of tips to help you make the most of your next conference. Find out exactly what to do before, during and after to prep, enjoy and take action as a Conference All-Star!

Conference Confidence: The Ultimate Guide to Making the Most of Your Next Conference

time management

Reading Time: 12 minutes

When things go south. When all hell breaks loose. When your day goes up in flames and everything goes wrong, how do you bounce back? A Reset Ritual is your ticket to going from super stressed to calm, cool and collected. Find out what a Reset Ritual is and how to create your own so you can keep moving forward when everything goes haywire. You’ll definitely want to have this mini-routine in your back pocket for life’s unpredictable moments.

Calm, Cool and Collected: How to Reset and Keep Moving When Your Day Goes Up in Flames

time management