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Think 168 hours, not 24

Never enough hours in the day? No problem. We don’t live our lives in days. We live our lives in weeks. Change your mindset to feel better about work, family, and everything in between.

Morning routines when you have a family

People with family responsibilities can do great things before breakfast too. The key is a little creativity (and flexibility).

What makes a good morning routine?

Mornings are a great time for getting things done. A few smart strategies will make you excited to get out of bed.

Plan something fun for Sunday night

End the Sunday night blues for good with Laura’s favorite weekend planning tip.

Make time for friends

Time spent with friends feels magical. Here’s how to build more of it into your life.

How to Spend Less Time on Email

Email can expand to fill all available space. One Before Breakfast listener writes in with an inbox strategy that has helped her do better work for her clients without getting burned out.

Give yourself a bedtime

More sleep is life-changing. If you can’t sleep in, here’s your next best option.

How to quit the snooze button

Find more time in your day — and sleep better — by learning how to kick the snooze button habit for good.

Plan your weeks on Fridays

This simple planning habit changed Laura’s life, and it can change yours too.

Be kind to your future self

Learn how to free up time in the future so you can focus on your biggest goals.

Make time to read

Even busy people can find time to read. With this episode’s strategies, you’ll plow through War and Peace in no time.

Why I track time

Laura explains what she’s learned from tracking her time, and why you should try it too.

Wasting time

What does it mean to waste time? Laura offers a new definition of what it means to be productive.

There are no typical days

Laura describes a “typical” day, and yesterday, and explains why they’re never quite the same.

Why time matters

Life is lived in hours. In this first episode of the Before Breakfast podcast, host Laura Vanderkam explains why smart time management is the key to a well-lived life.

About Before Breakfast

Start your morning with productivity advice that will take your day from great to awesome.

Before Breakfast Trailer

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam introduces Before Breakfast, a show featuring productivity tips designed to take your day from great to awesome.  Coming March 18, 2019.