Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of Prerna Malik

I'm excited to introduce a new series we'll be doing at Life Your Way, called "Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow in the Life of..." Each week I'll post an interview with someone as they share how their past has shaped who they are today as well as who they hope to be in the future. We're starting…

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Is Time Management Really Possible?

The following post is from Bernice Wood of Living the Balanced Life: Many of us are on the hunt for better time management skills to get everything done. Covers of magazines show time management articles. Blog posts and e-zines share tips for managing time. The shelves at the bookstore constantly have new time management titles.…

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How to be Productive When a Family Member is Unwell

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: It is difficult enough to be productive and manage your time well when everything and everyone in the family is healthy and well. So, you can imagine how your productivity can take a turn for the worse when someone, especially a spouse, falls chronically ill.…

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Identifying Your Pressure Points

This is Part 3 in my time management series. You can find Part 1 and Part 2 in the archives! If you ask any time management expert, they'll tell you that the key to succesful time management is simple realizing you cannot do it all. When you think you can finish everything that's vying for…

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The Importance of Intentional Relaxation

A couple of weeks ago, I shared a quick tip for being more productive: just don't sit down. In the comments, a couple of people were concerned that I was heaping mom guilt on busy moms who already don't take enough time to relax or enjoy their kids. That's not what I was saying at…

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Question of the Day: Do You Use the Snooze Button?

Over the past few months I  have not been as disciplined about getting up when my alarm goes off, partly because I've gotten into the bad habit of staying up too late. For the last week, I've been setting my alarm for 7 hours after I go to bed (whatever time that may be, although…

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Create Habits Instead of Resolutions

The following post is from Bernice Wood of Living the Balanced Life: Many of us set New Year’s resolutions back in January, and many of us don’t even remember what they were, much less have accomplished them. It is frustrating to set resolutions year after year only to “fail” by the end of January. There has…

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Half-Sheet Printable Planning Pages

I've been wanting to make a half-sheet (5.5" x 8.5") version of the most popular Life Your Way printables available for a couple months now, and I'm excited to finally release the first set in this new smaller size! Most of these have all of the same features of their larger counterparts, just with two…

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Quick Tip: Just Don’t Sit Down

"An object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion..." ~Newton's First Law of Motion It might seem overly simplistic, but if you want to be more productive with your time...don't sit down. I don't know about you, but I can be having a very productive day until I sit…

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Be a More Productive Blogger with a Blog Organizer

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: Managing time for blogging can be quite challenging, especially if you’re managing multiple blogs, paid blogging positions and other writing gigs. I realized this as I moved from blogging for fun to blogging full-time. I needed a way to keep track of what posts when…

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