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010: Conscious mornings

March 2, 2016

Are your mornings rushed and frantic? Do you roll out of bed after pressing snooze five times only to find the only clean work clothes you have is the outfit…

009: Stop starting again

February 24, 2016

Ever come in to your office ready to start work, sat down at your desk, checked emails, checked Facebook, messed around, gotten up to go get a drink, come back…

008: Guaranteed Productivity Booster #1

February 17, 2016

Every so often we’re going to share a guaranteed productivity booster and today is our first. And it might seem a little on the boring side: go for a walk.…

007: Touch it once

February 10, 2016

Today’s topic sounds a lot ruder than it is. In essence it’s saying you don’t touch something/pick it up unless you intend to do something with it. Not the mail, your…

006: A month with no alcohol

February 3, 2016

In a recent SMH article Peter FitzSimons asserted: While it is a better night with grog, it is a better life without. But giving up alcohol, even for a short…

005: 5 cups of veggies a day

January 31, 2016

We know we’re supposed to eat at least 5 cups of veggies every day, but only 2% of Australians actually manage to consume the recommended daily intake of the good…

004: Screen-free bedrooms

January 30, 2016

Bedrooms are typically for two things (sleep being one) and checking email or flicking through your Facebook feed isn’t the other. But smartphones and tablets have made their way into…

003: Check email only twice a day

January 29, 2016

How many times do you check your email every day? Two? Five? Apparently the average person checks email more than 20 times a day and it’s killing our productivity. In…

002: Learn nothing new

January 28, 2016

We are overloaded with information every day, but what would happen if we actively chose not to learn anything new – until we actually needed it? Kelly and Carly dive…