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The Benefits of Writing on Paper

The Benefits of Writing on Paper

Do you like writing on paper? Keep it up, it helps your learning and memory When we meet new people and they find out that we are in the paper agenda and notebook business, they often say: ‘I still prefer paper over an electronic device, I’m old-fashioned.” But maybe they aren’t. According to several studies, paper lovers seem to simply be making the most effective choice. Smartphones and...

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Paper and Digital – The Best of Both Worlds

Paper and Digital – The Best of Both Worlds

Despite the popularity of electronic devices, the love of the paper agenda is not dying down. Writing appointments out by hand without having to follow a set format provides freedom. The agenda also never runs out of batteries, is very easy to use and offers an overview of our week or month (depending on the chosen format). More than just a simple organizational tool, the...

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3 Practical Ideas to Make Agendas and Notebooks Effective

3 Practical Ideas to Make Agendas and Notebooks Effective

You have found the perfect notebook or agenda…or one that is almost perfect. It has the paper and cover that you were looking for, but you want it to be more practical. There is no need to continue your search. Instead, personalize your notebook or agenda and make it more effective. To assist you in this process, here are three practical DIY ideas. 1. Create...

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Dear Students, Stop Procrastinating, Read This Article Now!

Dear Students, Stop Procrastinating, Read This Article Now!

It is the beginning of the school year, you are fully recharged and your motivation is at its peak. You feel like you are in full control of your schedule. You are convinced that you will finally succeed in adopting healthy work habits. The nightmarish memories of last semester – the weeks full of all-nighters needed to complete difficult work at the last moment –...

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Choosing a Planner: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before your Purchase

Choosing a Planner: Six Questions to Ask Yourself Before your Purchase

You are in the stationery section of your favourite store, surrounded by agendas: dozens of models, colours, and styles… But how do you choose the one that is right for you? Buying the perfect agenda isn’t easy. It will play an important role in your life and your planning for the upcoming year. Here are 6 questions that will help you to define your needs. Where...

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Time and Priorities Management: How do you handle it?

Time and Priorities Management: How do you handle it?

Some time ago, a friend gave us a very inspiring gift, the book Let the Elephants Run, by David Usher, Montreal-based musician, author, and activist. Among other topics brilliantly covered in this work, David writes about time, and making time for what really counts in our life. It’s definitely not easy. How many articles about time management and priority setting have we seen out there? There are enough...

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How Can a Paper Agenda Help you in 2016?

How Can a Paper Agenda Help you in 2016?

It’s obvious that technology has modified our relationships with each other, with work, and with our own lives. There are countless applications to optimize our time, digital agendas, and many “to-do lists.” Despite all these improvements, the debate between the “pro-technology” and “pro-paper” factions rages on, and is now taking a new turn. The paper agenda is back in the spotlight and is becoming more...

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