The True Meaning of Confidence


You might be interested to learn that the word “confidence” was used to mean confidence in others before it was used to describe an individual’s attitude toward themselves. In the early 1400s, to have “confidence” was to believe someone else was capable or trustworthy. It wasn’t until the 1550s, during the Renaissance, that a reliance on one’s own powers became a meaning of “confident.” Today, we understand that personal confidence is extremely important, but that it also must be justified to be useful and healthy. Here are some basics about confidence in three of life’s key areas and how to grow it in each.

What Office Supplies Increase Productivity?


If you take a look around your office, what do you see? Now imagine an office that has all the tools you need to maximize organization and efficiency. What does that office look like? Everyone knows that you need pens, staplers, and desks in an office, but there are quite a few tools out there that can help you get organized at work. Simply Orderly states that you can boost time management by 38 percent by using the correct organizational tools. Check out this list of office supplies that will help with organization as well as tools that can boost productivity during the workday.

Maximize Your Trip With These Travel Organization Hacks


Whether for work or vacation, there’s always something liberating about heading out into the world to travel. However, if you’re not staying organized while on the road, it can quickly make things feel like a burden and limit your ability to maximize the fun during your trip. Maybe it’s the overstuffed bag, or an unfinished to-do list left back at home; whatever the reason, a lack of preparation can ruin a trip before it even begins. With a little bit of foresight, you can avoid feeling out of sorts and spend time focused on your new surroundings. Before you board that plane or hit the highways, check out these tips to stay organized while traveling and maximize the fun!

Top 5 Tips for Using a Planner

The end of a year means the beginning of a new one, a chance to start things fresh. For many people, that means getting organized. According to a study done by marketing company iQuanti, “Get Organized” was the second most searched resolution, clocking in at over 33 million hits between the months of January and October. While there are plenty of options to get organized, one of the most effective ways is to use a planner. Not only can it help you check off your to-do list, but it can also keep you ready for new tasks coming your way. If you’re new to using a planner and want to get the most out of it, check out these tips.