Why is my car always like a trash heap?

We all know the feeling, finding out at the last minute that you will have an extra passenger in the car and not having a chance to clean out the clutter first.  It’s embarrassing. This happened to me on one…

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The risk of wanting everything achieved yesterday

One of the biggest hurdles to making any changes in life often comes down to our own expectations.  We have a desire to change in some way and launch ourselves into doing what is required.  Nothing in life ever goes…

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8 signs your child might be over-scheduled

As a teacher it can be easy to see that not only do we as adults lead extremely busy lives, but so do our children.  People used to ask me if my class was difficult to teach on a Friday…

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The power of setting a deadline

In ‘The Magical Power of 15 Minutes‘ we discussed how to stop procrastinating and actually begin working on a task.  Once a task is started however, the next hurdle is to work out how to keep the momentum going so…

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Welcome to Lifewrangling!

Everyone is busy. We are all so time poor. There seems to be a constant stream of things that need to get done and never enough time to do the things that will make us truly happy. I used to…

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The magical power of 15 minutes.

It is often said that everyone has a book inside them but most people fail to write it. Is it because they don’t have an innate ability to write? Is it because they don’t really want to write one in…

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Routines can be a game changer

The importance of routines in life cannot be overstated.  A routine is something we do which requires very little thought, in fact we may not even be aware that we are doing them.  Maybe the first thing we do every morning…

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5 hacks to improve your to do list

Having a a to do list is one of the best ways I know to keep myself on track with all of the things I need to do.  It helps me remember things I need to get done today, tomorrow,…

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I stopped exercising and now I’m much healthier.

Exercise is important to keep our bodies fit and healthy. We all know this. We are told this every day in many different ways. What is exercise?  Exercise is sweating, burning muscles, pumping heart, gasping breath. It will help you lose…

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