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The Art of Saying No: How to Prioritize Your Goals and Boundaries

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The Art of Saying No: How to Prioritize Your Goals and Boundaries

In today's fast-paced world, it's easy to find ourselves overwhelmed with an endless list of tasks and commitments. As we strive to accomplish our goals and lead fulfilling lives, it's important to learn the art of saying no. In this blog post, we'll explore how to decide when to say no and provide practical tips for gracefully declining tasks and activities that don't align with your goals and priorities. Clarify Your Goals and Priorities: The first step in effectively saying no is to have a clear understanding of your goals and priorities. Take the time to reflect on what truly...

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A Teacher's Guide to Using a Planner Effectively

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A Teacher's Guide to Using a Planner Effectively

As a teacher, staying organized is key to managing your classroom, lesson planning, and maintaining a healthy work-life balance. With so many tasks and responsibilities, a planner can become your trusted ally. In this blog post, we'll provide a comprehensive guide on how teachers can use a planner effectively to stay organized, streamline their workflow, and maximize productivity. Choose the Right Planner: Selecting the right planner is crucial to meet the unique needs of a teacher. Look for a planner that offers ample space for daily, weekly, and monthly planning. Consider additional features like sections for lesson plans, student information,...

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Organize Your Life: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using a Planner Effectively

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Organize Your Life: A Step-by-Step Guide to Using a Planner Effectively

Welcome to Practical Paper Co's blog! In today's post, we're diving into the world of organization and productivity. If you've ever felt overwhelmed by your to-do list or struggled to keep track of your commitments, a planner can be a game-changer. In this step-by-step guide, we'll explore how to use a planner effectively to regain control of your life and stay organized. Set Your Goals and Priorities: Before diving into the planner, take a moment to clarify your goals and priorities. What are the most important areas of your life that you want to focus on? Whether it's work, personal...

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Spring Cleaning Checklist Printable

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Spring Cleaning Checklist Printable

Wow, spring is HERE!!  We love this time of year.  Here in the mountains, the robins reappear, sunrise comes earlier, and the snow finally melts!  Whatever your spring looks like, it's always a good time of year to reassess and refresh. Although everyone likes to talk about spring cleaning, without a strategy it can feel a bit overwhelming.  That's why we created this pretty printable just for you.   Use it to pre-plan a spring cleanup, assign chores, or keep track of what's already been done! Our checklist is formatted to fit on 8.5"x11" paper, and will scale nicely to A4...

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Free Recipe Card Printable (and plum jam!)

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Free Recipe Card Printable (and plum jam!)

Last summer, we noticed a small shrub in our parking lot that appeared to be covered in plums.  We investigated (and Googled!) and decided they were plums, and we ate them!  Delicious.  A few days later, we discovered a large plum tree, covered in ripe plums, growing in a hidden corner.  (Right behind the dumpster enclosure...so scenic!) Y'all, I was so excited!  Those of you who live in less extreme environments are probably wondering how we didn't already know about these plums.  We live at 7,000 feet, in a high-alpine environment, where the winters are long and the springs are...

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