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How to work from home

I love working from home. It’s hard, and it’s not for everyone. But for me, it’s the only way. As a work from home veteran of 6 years, I thought I’d share the absolutely essential practices that keep me happy and functioning through my workdays.

Setting goals for 2021

Things (obviously) didn’t go according to anyone’s plans in 2020, so we’re all a little hesitant about setting goals for 2021. But we can still plan ahead and set exciting goals, even though we may not have a clue what 2021 will look like. Keep reading for 3 solid goal-setting tips to help you wrap […]

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Tracking my days with my daily planner

My daily planner page is way more than just a to-do list. This week I’m getting into the bottom half of that page (you can find my overview of the top portion here) and why it’s so important to everything else I do. This section of my daily planner serves many purposes. It’s a sleep/gratitude/mood […]

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How I plan my days

Over the last few weeks, I’ve shown you how I plan my months and weeks. Today, I’m going over the final piece of the process: how I plan my days. This final step is where I make my daily to-lists. Each task on my list relates back to the monthly goals I started with, so […]

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How I plan my week

In my last post, I gave you a glimpse into how I plan my month. This week, I’m breaking it down further to show you how I turn my monthly plan into a weekly plan. Why this planning system works Before I get into the details about my weekly plans, I want to go a […]

How I plan my month

In my last post, I promised a peek into my planning process—welcome to the first installment in that series! Since we’re about to head into November, now is the perfect time to give you a look over my shoulder as I set up my planner for a new month. It all starts with my monthly […]

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How I use my planner

Figuring out how to plan my time has taken a lot of trial and error. As someone who’s worked from home as a freelancer for 5+ years, I’ve had plenty of time to figure out what works for me and what doesn’t. After spending most of my life in school and then working jobs where […]

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How I use habit tracking to reduce stress

I depend on my habit tracker to keep my life from falling apart. Most of us are familiar with using habit tracking to build healthy habits, but I really love it as a tool for stress reduction. And given the way this year is going, we could all stand to reduce our stress levels. What […]

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Hey there

I’m so glad you’re here! Let me introduce myself. I’m Kate, and I’m excited to chat with you about taking the anxiety and drudgery out of planning and living your life. I started creating my own planner pages back in 2017 because I couldn’t find any that truly fit my needs.