What to Know About Mental Load

If you’ve ever sat down to complete a task while at the same time dealing with the stress of planning out several other things, you’ve experienced the invisible, seemingly endless work called “mental load.” Mental load is the sum of ...

How to Successfully Prepare for the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner, and the pressure that comes with them can be enough for anyone to want to lock the doors and shutter the blinds until the new year. A recent survey by Healthline shows that 65% of Generation X ...

Why Successful People Outsource

You’ve probably admired successful people who seem to do it all, and wondered just how they do it. A likely answer is that they don’t. Outsourcing Spurs Success Working professionals are increasingly turning to outsourcing as a means ...

How to Get Organized Before Back-to-School Season

We’ve talked about meal prepping, scheduling, and balancing your career and home life before, but let’s face it — you can never be too prepared for back-to-school season. Be sure to set aside some time to help you get organized before ...

Why You Need to Spend More Time in the Sun This Summer

Summer is now in full swing, and we all know that in the Northwest, those sunny days are numbered. If you’re missing out on this precious sunlight due to household chores and other indoor tasks, the time has come to set your priorities ...

How to Be Successful with Your Personal Assistant

If you’re considering hiring a personal assistant, you’re already one step closer to a more efficient daily life. Once you and your PA start to build a relationship, how do you leverage it to see successful results? Our team has a few ...

Why a Personal Assistant Will Save Your Sanity This Holiday Season

Santa Claus may have an entire workshop of elves to help him get through the holiday rush, but how are all of us mortals south of the North Pole supposed to cope? While we may not have the magical powers required to make a sleigh fly, ...

How to Decide Which Personal Tasks to Outsource

Through the years as personal assistants, we’ve learned a thing or two about the types of tasks clients tend to need help with most often. Ultimately, no matter the task, what matters most is that it’s saving the client time. Of ...

How Life Stressors Affect Work Productivity (and How to Achieve Work-Life Balance)

In a survey conducted by Harvard Business School, 94% of respondents reported working more than 50 hours per week — and with so many professionals putting in overtime at the office (and at home), it’s no surprise that burnout ...

Why There Is No Shame in Asking for Help

Where men have been historically stereotyped as headstrong providers (who, for instance, refuse to ask for directions on the road), women have been pigeonholed as nurturing caregivers who unfailingly shoulder the nuclear family’s ...