Category: Getting Things Done

11 ways to improve your productivity

11 ways I improved my productivity

I was the Queen of Procrastination.  I made myself so many promises to improve my productivity but still found myself putting off everything until the very last minute, all the time stressing about what needed doing or reading more articles on how to improve your productivity or stop procrastinating. Over...

Practising what I preach – the power of Routines

As any mum of a child with ASD will know, routines are important.  We talk about the power of routines almost daily.  In our home, on a school day, socks and shoes go on at 7.20am.  Woe betide anyone who wants to change that – as my husband found out...

Practising what I preach – meditation and Pinterest Procrastination

Where has the time gone? Having three children in three different schools has meant a three week Easter break here at Chaos in Kent.  My children also decided that this was the break when my attention would be demanded by them for what felt like every minute of every day....

Practising What I Preach (aka time to get my sh*t together)

This blog is called Chaos in Kent for a very good reason.  I’m not sure I ever had a plan, not really.  There may have been months of goal setting and strategy talking but no real action.  That’s my problem.  I know I am not practising what I preach to...

Trello: Top Tips to get organised with Trello

I am always on the hunt for a way to get more organised.  I love my Bullet Journal but on a few occasions, I have committed the ultimate sin and left home without it and of course, it has always been on a day when I realised how much I needed...

3 Tips to Part Ways with Procrastination

I love lists.  I have lists for everything you can think of.  Books to read, plugins to try, gift lists, meals we like, you name it – I have a list for it.  However, one list – my to do list – was becoming my nemesis.  I was great at...

Just Write it Down

I don’t know about you but I’m reaching that age when I forget why I walked into a room, what I’m looking for and yesterday, I even took the scenic route home – by scenic, I mean long and totally unnecessary! Summer Holiday Brain Mode: My brain is still in...

Scratching my itchy feet

Oh the excitement of a fun filled new project.  I think we all need a new focus at times to lift us up and get us motivated again. For the last 12 months, I have been in a strange place emotionally.  I couldn’t put my finger on what was wrong....