Category Archives: Life Hacks

Tips and tricks on how to live a fun, fulfillling and stress-free life

The Work-Life Balancing Act

March 17, 2011 | by Pepper
The Work-Life Balance Virtual Assistants Philippines

Work-Life balance – the phrase was first heard in the late 1970s, describing the balance between an individual’s work and personal life.  Now, almost half a century has passed, and just when the world started believing that the conveniences of modern technology would mean an “easier” life, consumerism and fast-paced competition tipped the scale to […]

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The Morning Rush

February 22, 2011 | by Pepper
Tips on Beating the Morning Rush Virtual Assistants Philippines

QUIT THE MORNING RUSH There was a time when my rush hour would start even before I hit the road – when all I had time for was a quick shower and two sips out of my coffee mug. For over a year, my mornings seemed like that of a tazmanian devil running in and […]

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How to Manage Stress

December 13, 2010 | by OJ

Have you ever read a job post which says “must be able to handle stress or can cope up with stress” as one of the traitsbeing looked for? This only shows how society perceives stress. It has already become a part of our lives, a given, an inevitable that must be dealt with. There is […]

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Quarter Life Crisis

October 6, 2010 | by OJ
Quarter Life Crisis Philippines Pepper Virtual Assistants

This is the time during your mid-twenties to late thirties when you feel as if you are still waiting for your life to unfold despite having finished school for years. When you were younger, you have set your personal goals, and now, you begin to question if you have made the right decisions or chosen […]

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How to Stop Wasting Time at Work

August 26, 2010 | by OJ
Tips to Stop Wasting Time At Work Virtual Assistants Philippines

If only all of us know how to maximize the hours that we have in a day, we would all be rich—in accomplishments! Being able to produce more output in a day will not only entitle you for a possible promotion (if an office employee) or extra revenue (if working from home or managing your […]

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How to Jack Up Your Productivity

April 29, 2010 | by Bernie Macintosh
Tips to Increase Productivity Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

When you think about it, man’s constant desire for better, faster, more has never seemed to die down or change. Back when we all lived in caves, we invented the wheel to go places, carry heavier loads, basically do things faster, better, and more. Today, the “wheels” may have changed, but we find ourselves yet […]

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How To Extract your Creative Juice

February 18, 2010 | by Verna Austria
Extracting Your Creativity Juice Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

The Internet seems to shrink the ground for creativity. As the world gets bombarded with countless innovations, you are left with little to nothing new to offer in the marketplace. Due to the fast pace of modernization, creativity somehow changes from “it takes time” to “instant”. And while everything is made at a snap of […]

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The 12 Days of Christmas with my Virtual Assistant

December 14, 2009 | by Pepper
Christmas Holidays with VAs Virtual Assistants Philippines

On the days before Christmas, my VA (Virtual Assistant) gave to me… 12 months of meetings It’s never too early to get started on getting next year’s calendar filled up with your red letter days. Ask for your VA’s help to get your reminders set-up, whether it be for important meetings, birthdays, anniversaries and other […]

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Rethinking Your Spending Habits During Recession

October 19, 2009 | by Nikka Sarthou
Tips to Save Money Virtual Assistants Philippines

You’ve probably been spending freely like me before the global economic crisis hit us. Compulsively shopping, frequently going out for dinner, regularly watching movies, getting hour-long massages at spas, drinking designer coffee… I used to do these things a lot before the recession happened, and I bet I’m not the only one. Since then, I […]

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Top Five Stress Busters

September 25, 2009 | by Nikka Sarthou
How to Beat the Stress Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

Do you feel easily irritated or annoyed recently?  Is there a significant change in your eating or sleeping habits?  Are you feeling listless or having trouble concentrating?  Hopefully, you haven’t answered “yes” to all of these questions or else you would be on the verge of being stressed out. It’s easy to manage stress once […]

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