I want to share how Evernote: My Mother’s Little Helper.  With my schedule and family, I need help with all of the crazy stuff going on around me.  Evernote acts as a filing drawer to keep everything in one easy place.  Using Evernote on my iphone and ipad, makes it easy to work no matter where I am.  Evernote allows me to keep all of my information for home & work in one app, so I have named it My Mother’s Little Helper. In my previous post on How to Start with Evernote, http://www.mmmcuster.com/evernote-how-to-start/, I give you the basic information about opening an account and such.Read More →

How to Shift Perspective to Boost Your Day

Here are small steps about how to shift perspective to boost your day. We all have pretty crazy, busy lives with a family and a job and just life in general.  I have a tendency to get caught up in that life and forget about the world around me. There are some amazing things going on outside of your world, which you do not want to miss. Take a minute to stop and look around you and see what else is going on. This attention to other things will help shift perspective to boost your day. Goal setting has never been my thing, but learningRead More →

How to Give Mom a Break

I have a full time job, a husband, 2 teenagers and 4 pets.  After waking up at 3 am with my mind racing, I wanted to know how to give Mom a break.  At my age, I blamed it on hormones, but I decided that it was probably stress.  I had lost control of my life and it was taking a toll on my family.  I am figuring out how to give Mom a break and take back my life. As I lost sleep, I started to get sick more often and I got grouchy.  My family got grouchy too because we all know thatRead More →

5 Ways to Help Your Brain Work Better

Here are 5 ways to help your brain work better.  We have so much information thrown at us every day that our brain cannot handle it and needs a break to process it.  We think that an app will make it better, but sometimes, you just need to rest and relax.  Let me help you find 5 easy ways to tame that overwhelm. 1. Brain Dump The easiest way to start is a brain dump. Take a piece of paper, or even the notepad app on your phone and put down everything swirling around in your head.  Make sure to include everything and anything, noRead More →

How to Start with Evernote

I want to show you How to Start with Evernote.  If you are like me, then you have notes written all over the place, a stack of papers from work and school and a bunch of mail that you need to handle.  I use Evernote to keep track of everything possible in my life, both personal and business.  You can use it to keep track of:  Text notes  Taking pictures and saving them  Keeping voice memos  Saving websites or articles  Forwarding emails for future reference  Attaching pdfs Since most of us keep our phones with us, it is easier to maintain it all in oneRead More →