Category Archives: organisation

My current planner situation

So far this blog has been mostly about planners and a few other paper products. How could I do anything else after the long hiatus than write about planners again. Here we go. Did I solve all my planner problems in the last two years? Am I finally back to normal again, just getting one …

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Planner fail, or rather planner indecision

As the new year is getting closer, I have been putting some thought into my planner system for next year. Also, since my life is undergoing some big changes right now, I am sort of having a struggle with planners at this moment too. Let me explain: Last week my phd thesis was finally approved …

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Guest post by David: Digital envy, the myth of progress and staying clear in focus

Today I have a special treat for you: a very interesting guest post by David Popely on the eternal question of going digital or staying with paper for our organisation and time management. Please go over to David’s blog for more goodness, after you are done reading here, and also take a look at his …

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Update and goals

I happened upon a nice idea on one of my favourite blogs latele, a new take on the popular 101 goals in 1001 days lists. It is to do 10 goals in 101 days. This seems easier, but if you would do the same thing ten times in a row you would end up with …

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Finishing while filofaxing

Since I am almost at the end of my time as a graduate student, I thought I would write a bit about the setup I am using in my filofax and how I use while finishing my thesis. Alternatively, think of this as procrasinating on said thesis. Anyway, the filofax I am using right now …

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bound diary vs ring organisers

You may have noticed before that I love to think and talk and write about diaries and organisers. Today I want to show you a little experiment I did with a bound planner. I think there are a few reasons why a bound diary might be better than a ring organiser. The first, slightly obvious, …

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breaking up the work week

Recently I have been thinking about how better to balance the different things I have to and want to do in my life. This includes balancing work and free time, but also balancing the different responsibilities within my job. I have come up with a small, simple plan, that I will share here. Maybe someone …

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organised with filofax

For about three years now, since I started my PhD research, I have been using a filofax. My first purchase of this was inspired by the blog, philofaxy, which was run by one man back then, but has since grown a lot with new contributors and more readers. It has been one of my favourite …

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