During my planning classes I have participants note which juggling balls typically get dropped for them during term time. When I asked how many people noticed that they ate less well or didn’t sleep enough several people on the call responded affirmatively. Good nutrition is a foundational … [Read more...] about Are you dropping the “eating well” ball?
There isn’t even a risk that you will become lazy. You do not have to guard against laziness vigilantly, watching out for the slightest sign and nipping it in the bud. I would argue that no one is lazy. Many years ago I bought Havi Brooks' Procrastination Dissolve-o-matic (no longer … [Read more...] about You are not lazy
In my Planning classes, I talk about the importance of defining your priorities and setting boundaries. An email from a client reminded me how hard that is in practice. This client was finding it hard to juggle her priorities as the end of term approaches: She has a conference paper to write … [Read more...] about When priorities and boundaries feel like cutting corners: Grading Edition
When you're busy, it's easy to forget to look after yourself. You feel like you don't have time to go to the gym, to go for a run, for yoga, for meditation, for sleep, to eat properly ... If you're lucky, your kids or someone else who loves you will remind you that you always have time. That it … [Read more...] about You always have time for yoga, mama