Entries by emmarienelle

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Anticipatory Stress

“The truth is that stress doesn’t come from your boss, your kids, your spouse, traffic jams, health challenges, or other circumstances. It comes from your thoughts about these circumstances.” Andrew J. Bernstein We started a conversation last week with Time Stress, one of Albrecht’s Four Types of Stress. This week we move to Anticipatory Stress […]


Time Stress

“Stress is the negative whirlwind of emotions that gets imposed on top of our stimulation and engagement.” Andrew J. Bernstein I’m commencing the New Year with a conversation during the month of January looking at Albrecht’s Four Types of Stress. Each week I’ll discuss one of the four types of stress that affect our lives […]


So what is the Pomodoros Technique?

If you know anything about Italian language, you’re probably wondering how the ‘tomato’ technique could possibly enhance your time management skills. The Pomodoros technique has less to do with tomatoes and more to do with strategies for lengthy tasks that can quite often result in fidgety minds and short attention spans. Created in the 1980s […]

6 Time Management Tips to Increase Productivity

Brian Tracey is a great advocate of effective Time Management.  Here is one of his great little video gems.   In summary, you’ll learn why you should: 1. Prepare in Advance. 2. Schedule Your Time. 3. Start Early. 4. Improve your Organisational Skills. 5. Increase Your Productivity. 6. Consider Air Travel Productivity.   Let me know […]

Why Multi-Tasking is bad for you

Effective time management is so important in today’s hectic modern society. People are constantly on the go dealing with so many different priorities all the time. Particularly with the dominance of smart phone technology, it can be difficult to ever really switch off and have separation between work and personal life. Because of this, we often […]