Hi, I'm Sara

Hi, I’m Sara

Sara Barns, Owner

After a while, finding that nothing more happened, she decided on going into the garden at once; but, alas for poor Alice! when she got to the door, she found she had forgotten the little golden key, and when she went back to the table for it, she found she could not possibly reach it.

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Energy + Time Savers ➤ 7th April 2024

Readwise: A Really Nifty Tool For Your Kindle Highlights

As I read books on my Kindle, I tend to highlight the bits that resonate with me or the bits in non-fiction books which I’d like to action. All of these highlights are accessible on Amazon but I’m never sure what to do with them there. In the past, I’ve printed some and filed them but I prefer a paper-free digital office space. It felt as though I was highlighting and that those highlights would then just lurk around somewhere in the background, never to be acknowledged by me again.

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Self-Helpful ➤ 5th April 2024

Self-Care For When Life Gives You Lemons

We’ve all had ‘those’ days which have rolled into two, maybe three, possibly a week, a month, a year – a stretch of time when it feels as though life is just pelting lemons at us, repeatedly. A chaotic patch of life which tests our resolve to the limit. Everything that could go wrong does go wrong. We’re beyond stressed. We’re at our wits’ end. Kerplunked. Problem-solving takes brainpower, courage and resilience. It’s hard to pick ourselves up again, and again, and again. The knee-jerk reaction is to keep ploughing on but it rarely all goes away without a re-steering of the ship.

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Business ➤ 26th March 2024

Body-Doubling For When You’re Struggling to Focus OR Get Started On Tasks

You know how you hear about something new and then you hear about the same thing a few more times before you really take note? I was the same with Schitt’s Creek and in more recent times, body-doubling. The term ‘body-doubling’ is one I’ve only just learned about but it’s a notion I recognise as a mechanism I’ve used as far as I can remember to focus and get started on things.

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Let’s Be Friends!

Oh yeah, I work with videos, too. Cool, huh?