All posts by Millie Pinch

3 ways to handle information overload

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There’s so much unwanted noise buzzing around in day-to-day life – too many darn distractions!

With constant stream of data at our fingertips and the ability to ask anything and get answers instantly,  it’s easy to find yourself swamped and sidetracked.

We’re one push notification away from a mental breakdown.

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So how do you calm the noise and keep yourself from getting overwhelmed? Well, here are a few suggestions…

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music for creating planning timelines #productivityplaylist

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Creating planning timelines can be super stressful…keeping in mind all the little details, trying to map out all the major milestones of the planning process, attempting to minimize any surprises or risks.

You’ve got a lot riding on them (after all, they help you keep the client and YOU on track and on time) – one slip up and all hell could break loose!

So, what happens when it’s the eleventh hour and you find yourself losing focus and concentration?

The answer is… tune into The Simplifiers’ #productivityplaylist and this music will help you focus and blast thru creating this planning document.

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4 ways to wind down at the end of the day

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The sun is starting to set, it’s time to call it a day at the office.

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photo credit: Austin Schmid, Unsplash

The trick is, you’re still buzzing from the excitement (and stress) of the day…how do you wind down at the end of the workday?

As you know, we have the “5th Most Stressful Job of 2016,” as per CareerCast, just after airplane pilot and police officer.  And with many working from home, it’s hard to separate work and home life.

No prob, we’ve got you covered.

Here’s four ways you can wind down that’ll ensure you’re well-rested and ready for action tomorrow.

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don’t give up! #productivityplaylist

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So, you’re about halfway to completing your most important task of the day.

You’re exhausted. You’re brain dead. 

And most importantly, the coffee machine has run dry.

It’s coming up on 5 o’clock and it’s just about time to throw in the towel.
Ever felt like this? Us too.

So, we built a playlist for that.

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