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Blog - Take Back My Day
March 30, 2019
Black notebook labeled "Write Ideas" on a table next to a pencil.

Please Put Down That Idea Notebook

What a great idea! I came across a short video on social media the other day - you know, one of those “life hack” videos. Who […]
February 8, 2019

What Airplane Oxygen Masks Can Teach You About Time Management

When is the last time you flew in an airplane? Did you listen to the flight attendant give their safety talk? I hope so. Turns out […]
December 27, 2018
Notepad titled "New Year's Resolutions." The only resolution is to "Stop Making New Year's Resolutions."

Your New Year’s Resolutions Aren’t Helping

At the end of every year, so many people talk about how they “don’t want this new year to be a repeat of last year.” When […]
November 5, 2018

Stepping away from negativity

There’s nothing worse for our mindset and mood than other people's negativity. Pessimism is an unproductive attitude. Its continued focus on complaints and perceived slights creates […]
September 5, 2018

Dealing with time vampires (of your own making)

The daily stream of time management advice (Get up even earlier! Use a tomato-shaped timer to cram in more! Check/don't check your electronic devices!)  may create […]
August 23, 2018

Why saying no means saying yes (to you)

Saying no is difficult for a number of reasons: we're fearful of the other person’s response, we don’t want to be unlikable, and we’re not always […]