Another Quarter Billion Miles

The Earth travels over a half billion miles each year as it orbits around the Sun. So today, on the Winter Solstice, you can think of as being the end of one orbit and the start of the next. It’s a good time to reflect on this orbit’s highlights and...

Deadlines Don’t Have to Be Taxing

In the UK at least, as the 31st of January looms quite a few hearts pounding as personal tax returns have to be submitted. It’s thought that nearly 10 million people in the UK must submit a self-assessment return each year. Filing a return late and you’ll...

7 Antidotes to Blue Monday

It’s theorised that the so-called “Blue Monday” is the most depressing day of the year. It was originally part of a marketing campaign by Sky Travel to get people to buy a holiday, so has to be taken with a pinch of salt. It even has a dubious...

Creating an Interruption Barrier

It said that every time we switch away from a task, it takes around five minutes to tune fully back into what we were working on. This means if we get just 12 interruptions a day, we lose around an hour in productivity. Obviously, we can relatively easily remove...

7 Ways to Get More Done in 2014

How was 2013 for you? Did you get everything done you wanted to get done? How would you like to get more done in 2014? Well time isn’t as fixed as you might think :: when we change our mind, we change our time. Here’s seven simple ways to change your...