Category: simplicity + mindset

The benefits of journaling

The benefits of journaling

Nothing prepares you to become an entrepreneur. Once you start working for yourself you’re dealing with a whole thunderstorm of things you couldn’t even imagine before. It’s hard to stay on top of things, project- and emotion-wise. But I’ve found something which helped me to get in control and even be more intentional. And that’s journaling.   What kind of journaling   You might be thinking journaling is not for you. You did it as a kid maybe. But journaling doesn’t have to be this […]


How to stay productive when working from home

How to stay productive when working from home

The freedom to work from home is a dream many have. Though, this dream can quickly lose its appeal when you’re dealing with procrastination, distractions and overwhelm. There are a couple of things which will help you to stay focused and productive while still profiting from the freedom of working from home.   Working from home, the pure luxury of making your own schedule and being in control of your time. We all picture ourselves sporting the most glamorous pajamas, deeply sunk into the comfy […]


How to declutter your workspace

How to declutter your workspace

For me, it should be easy to have a clean and clutter-free workspace you will think. I don’t even have an office room. Just a desk with my computer in the corner of our living room. But it’s quite the opposite. Because my office is part of our living space it’s important to keep it tidy.   But a clean desk is not all it takes. There’s also digital clutter which can influence your productivity. A desktop cluttered with files gives me a headache as […]


How to finish your to-do list every day

How to finish your to-do list every day

Is your daily to-do list stressing you out? If you’re guilty of writing down a sheer endless list of tasks every day and never coming close to finish half of it, then this post can help you to finally get in control. With just a couple of changes, you can be so much more productive.   Can we all agree that writing lists makes us feel good? I am personally a big fan of writing lists. But they are also a form of procrastination. We […]


On goals without numbers

On goals without numbers

  It’s important to reflect on your status quo from time to time to see where you’re right now and to decide on where you are heading. I am a supporter of doing business with structure and purpose (and probably an over-planner). Creating goals obliges you to think about actionable steps to reach them. If you don’t know what you’re doing and why you’re doing it, you can’t move forward. You will spend your days aimlessly switching from one thing to another and that, my […]