Guide to Backyard Farming

Backyard farming — sometimes referred to as urban farming, container gardening, or micro-farming — is a way to transform your yard, patio, or even windowsill into a thriving garden. From smaller gardens that grow vegetables, herbs, and ...

How to Handle the Household When Your Spouse Travels

When your spouse travels extensively for work and you’re left to run things yourself, you can feel overwhelmed, exhausted, and lonely. Even if you’re getting everyone fed, clothed, and meeting basic needs, trying to get everything done ...

Living in Your Zone of Genius

Are you doing your best in your day-to-day life, but still feeling unsatisfied? Sometimes when we try and take on too much at a time or get stuck in a routine, we lose sight of our passions and the ideas that make life truly rewarding. ...

Understanding the Five Love Languages

Whether you’re with someone long-term, only starting to date, or just friends, knowing how to communicate with a partner is an essential component to a successful relationship. In 1992, marriage counselor Dr. Gary Chapman wrote “The 5 ...

How Stress Affects Your Health

We’ve all experienced stress at one time or another, but do you know what stress actually is? Stress is your body’s reaction to any demand or change in your environment that requires you to respond or adjust. Stress-provoking changes ...

Giving Feedback to Your Personal Assistant: Radical Candor

A personal assistant can take your life from unorganized and overwhelming to structured and manageable. However, this change won’t happen overnight: You’ll first have to invest in communication to show your personal assistant how they ...

How a Personal Assistant Can Help With Summer Planning

Summer flies by, and you have to think and act fast in order to make the most of every moment. Unfortunately, time is limited, and planning and organizing your summer can easily get in the way of actually enjoying yourself. Hiring a ...

Signs Your Boss Could Use a Personal Assistant at Home

In honor of Administrative Professionals’ Day, we want to acknowledge all the hard work that administrative professionals, executive assistants, and secretaries do. Your efforts can make the difference between poor- and high-quality ...

How a Personal Assistant Can Help You Eat Better

It’s National Nutrition Month, a time to celebrate and provide education on healthy eating. Proper nutrition is important for weight management and weight loss, both of which can reduce your risk of chronic illnesses such as diabetes ...

Why Self-Care Is Crucial, and How to Make the Time for It

We live in a time when working is possible from anywhere and productivity is valued beyond all else. The result: overworking and burnout. Self-care is the key to managing our personal needs amidst this frenzy of activity. Why Is ...