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Reading Time: 5 minutes A new planner would help you stay on track, right? …. Statistically speaking, no. Planners aren’t the solution to your bursting calendar or your overflowing inbox. Instead, your planner might be CAUSING more issues. What should you do if a planner isn’t helping? I have a few ideas, so tune into this episode to find out.

Why Your Planner Is Not Working

Is your planner working for you?

habits

Reading Time: 3 minutes If there’s anything we’ve learned from the past few years, it’s that we can’t can control everything. But we CAN have a bit more control over things within our lives, businesses, home and calendars. Alexandra Beauregard of The Productivity Zone believes we can use routines and simple systems to create freedom and spend time on what matters most. Find out how she uses emojis and color coding to stay organized, and what routines have in common with your undies!

Running on Routines: How to simplify and systemize your unique rhythm for work, life and balance with Alexandra Beauregard

Running on Routines Alexandra Beauregard It's About Time Podcast

balance

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: 14 minutes

No one likes to be “hangry.” Fortunately, there’s a simple alternative to the empty fridge, “let’s just order takeout again,” blues. It’s called meal planning – and it’s a game changer. Whether you’re a seasoned meal planner or you’re curious about how to get started, this episode has practical, tactical how-to’s on the menu. Save time, save money, and save your sanity by tuning in and creating your personal meal-planning recipe for success.

Serve Up a Delicious Game Changer: How to Start Meal Planning (Or Take Your Meal Planning to the Next Level)

routines

Reading Time: 8 minutes

Mapping out how you’ll spend an entire year can feel kind of daunting, especially on the heels of the crazy year that we’ve just experienced. Say BYE to 2020 and walk into 2021 with intention. In this episode, I’m sharing the exact steps I take each year to plan with purpose and set myself up for success in the year ahead. Whether you’re feeling unsure, overwhelmed, excited or maybe even a combination of all three, tune in and snag the free printable Plan with Purpose Checklist.

Plan With Purpose: How to Plan Your Year with Intention Even in Times of Uncertainty

time management

Reading Time: 6 minutes

My little girl, Camilla, turned one last week. As you can imagine – my life has changed in the past year in ways I couldn’t have predicted. In this episode, I candidly share my first year in motherhood: what’s changed, what’s stayed the same and how adding a new job title to my resume – Mom – has affected how I think about and manage my time. 

Time Flies: 12 Truths I Learned in Year One of Motherhood

time management

Reading Time: 3 minutes

Setting up a calendar system is one of the first places I start with my time management clients, because without a consistent method for managing your calendar, you’re going to be stuck in the hamster wheel of overwhelm and constantly refreshing your brain like a browser with too many tabs open. And you know what happens when you have too many tabs open – you start moving slower and slower until everything just crashes. 

How to Cut the Mental Clutter with a Better Calendar System

time management