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Kickstart January with these great tips to get organised
Back to work today and have great intentions for 2016? Here’s what you need to do to get what you want.
Opinion: How to plan for a stress-free Christmas
A little forethought can take a lot of the stress out of the season for one and all.
Opinion: How to find razor-sharp focus in the age of distraction
You can be productive and creative – but first you need to focus.
Opinion: How to stay productive during the World Cup finals
Like most things in life, a little planning goes a long way.
Opinion: 9 ways to reduce stress now
Don’t let modern life get you down – reduce your stress with these easy lifestyle changes.
Column: New year, new you – how to achieve your goals in 2014
New Year’s Resolutions are often broken early in the year, despite good intentions. Here’s how to make them a success, writes Ciara Conlon.
Column: How planning can make sure Christmas is fun
Ciara Conlon gives some tips how to organise yourself for Christmas – and not get stressed out by the season.
Column: How to get the right work-life balance
Schedule your week in advance and create a system for managing your tasks, your email, and your family time. The more you organise, the more in control of your life you will be, writes Ciara Conlon.
Column: 9 email habits that could change your life
Emails are a handy form of quick communication – but also a source of stress if you’re not organised. If your inbox is giving you nightmares, Ciara Conlon has some tips to make your days a bit smoother.
Column: How to bust time management myths forever
Life is busy and sometimes it is difficult to fit everything in – but making up excuses to yourself won’t get you anywhere, writes Ciara Conlon.
Column: How spring cleaning can improve your happiness and productivity
The spring clean tradition gives us an opportunity to start afresh, get organised, and reassess things. Here’s how to do it, writes Ciara Conlon.
Column: 4 reasons why we don’t keep our New Year’s resolutions
And how to avoid falling into the same trap again. Ciara Conlon gives some guidance.
Column: 5 simple ways to survive Christmas unscathed
This can be a difficult time, writes Ciara Conlon – but there are easy ways to keep stress at a minimum.
Column: How to take your life back from technology
Mobile phones, email, Facebook and Twitter can make us more anti-social, writes Ciara Conlon – but that doesn’t mean we should ditch them.
Column: 11 ways to ACTUALLY start a proper exercise regime
More happiness AND a better sex life? Ciara Conlon explains how to make sure your new routine doesn’t fall by the wayside.
Column: 9 things you can do today to simplify your life
Could your life be simpler? From friends to email, productivity coach Ciara Conlon offers advice on those complications.
Column: Stop putting things off: 7 tips to avoid procrastination
If you bought birthday presents well in advance and made phone calls when they needed to be made, life could be a lot different, writes Ciara Conlon.