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How a Daily Rhythm Can Help You Be More Productive

Science has long known about circadian rhythms and how important these are to mental and physical health. Study after study has shown that people with disrupted circadian rhythms are less likely to get restful sleep which, in turn, means potential health problems. But there is more to the rhythm concept than just sleeping and waking hours.   ADHD and Rhythm   People with ADHD know firsthand how important a daily rhythm is to productivity. A daily rhythm is to productivity what the circadian rhythm is to sleep patterns. Simply put, establishing and maintaining a daily rhythm can help you be more productive by also helping you:   develop repeatable behaviors plan your day more effectively implement needed changes more efficiently....

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Don't Underestimate the Power of the Brain Dump

  The modern world seems to be moving at an ever-faster pace. As things pick up, many of us find our brains overloaded with more information than we know what to do with. Enter the brain dump. For some people, brain dumping is a lifesaver. They would tell you to never underestimate the power of this seemingly simple practice.   Before we go any further, it is important to note that brain dumping can be defined in two ways. In the IT world, brain dumping is the practice of electronically capturing or memorizing the material contained in an IT certification exam and then using it to create replica exams.   Outside of IT certification exams, brain dumping is simply the...

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What Type of Person Uses a Daily Planner?

Getting organized can make a real difference in accomplishing your goals. No matter what those goals might be, something as simple as a PDF daily planner goes a long way toward reaching short- and long-term goals on a reasonable schedule. So, how about you? Do you use a daily planner?   If not, you might be wondering what type of person would. To be honest, all sorts of people benefit from embracing the daily planning concept. It is not just one particular type of person. From politicians to industry leaders and teachers to small business owners, daily planning is for everyone.   Busy Moms and Dads   We would expect high-powered C-suite executives to carry around a pocket or PDF...

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How Mentors Can Help You Be the Best Version of Yourself

Among the many things that make our high-powered daily planner different is the section we designed to help you gain the most from the mentors in your life. We included this section because we know how valuable mentors are in helping us be the best version of ourselves. You can have that same experience.   It has been said that people are the average of those around them. In other words, your circle of friends likely includes individuals who are more driven than you as well as those who are less driven. You see yourself in the middle.   The whole idea of getting connected with mentors is to break the average cycle. You surround yourself by people whose example...

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How a High-Performance Planner Can Help Reduce Stress

Sometimes you feel like your life is more hectic than you can bear. Those feelings are normal, and it is okay to have them. But they don't have to be your entire existence. You can simultaneously get control of things and reduce stress with a few sound strategies and a good support system. One of the easier-to-implement strategies is to start utilizing a high-performance planner.   There was a time when printed planners were hot commodities. Stationery stores, bookstores, and even corner pharmacies sold planners by the thousands. Then the computer age hit, and daily planners went by the wayside.   We think that this is a shame. The daily planner concept has worked for generations. We suspect that a...

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