Productivity Tips and Tricks

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To start the year right, productivity is the topic I choose to read on and write about. After setting my priorities straight last year and going through a major transition, I found myself looking into ways to be more productive.

Most people, myself included, would honestly agree that staying productive is a challenge.  Whether you are working in the corporate world, a stay-at-home mom, a freelancer or consultant, or an entrepreneur, you need to know how to veer away from constant distractions, disruptions, and various types of commotions.

Don’t you just feel good when you get to tick off tasks from your checklist at the end of the day?

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Why Blog: 10 Benefits of Reading and Writing Blogs

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What is a blog?

The dictionary defines a blog as a regularly updated website or web page, typically run by an individual or a small group, written in an informal or conversational style. On the other hand, Wikipedia states that a blog is a discussion or informational website published worldwide. It consists of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries. Why read blogs?

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Concept Building for Babies, Toddlers and Children

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I have previously written a piece about How Learning Happens.  Generally, I discussed how learning happens in a baby as he grows up.  I have also given tips on how to make the learning process fun for you and for your older child.  Read it now by clicking here.  Today, I want to zero in on how our babies, toddlers and children learn lessons – those that are taught in school and other supplemental classes we have sent them to (musical instruments, abacus, martial arts, painting, among others).  In OT, we usually refer to these as Concept Building.

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Our Soul in Life and in Death

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Seventeen months into the pandemic and my little circle of family and friends have been struck with more and more blows recently. A friend, a friend’s mother, my brother’s friend, a friend’s father, my neighbour and a friend’s sister. Period, please come and stay here. Albeit, not due to covid, they left during its terrible, terrible time, when both life and death have been tough to deal with. Lord, save our soul!

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Things I Wish I Knew in My Twenties: A Letter to My Son in 2031

I was actually thinking about being 50 in the next 10 years.  This made me think about the son who will be doubling his age by then.  So I made a list of what I want to tell him when he has or is around graduating college.  I hope that he (and other people in their twenties) finds, considers, and heeds bits of wisdom I can offer in this 2031 letter I am writing for him today at 2021.

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Mindfulness for Kids

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With today’s technological hyper-advancements, our children are faced with overwhelming virtual hitches.  Selfies are obligatory in all the mundane events of their day.  They get sad when they don’t find their friends on Roblox.  Their existence also depends on how much likes and hearts they get on social media. Mindfulness for kids seems far-fetched but hear me out.

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Learning Life Skills

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What are Life Skills?  Simply put, these are living skills or the skills you need to live your life.  Skillsyouneed.com defines the term better as the skills you need to make the most out of life.  As parents, we certainly have a set of life skills we have been using through the years.  We take care of ourselves, our household, and our loved ones on a day-to-day basis.  All these we can do because we have been equipped with life skills in one way or another.  So, how do we pass these on to our kids?  How do we get them at learning life skills?

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