10 things you can do today that your future self will thank you for

10 things you can do today that your future self will thank you for
  1. Take photos and note down serial numbers of expensive items + create a digital copy of the receipts
  2. Consider writing your postcode and/or phone number on valuables
  3. Make your luggage personal
    1. Tie a piece of cloth to rucksacks/check-in luggage
    2. Buy an Apple Tag or Tile ready for your luggage for any trips.
    3. Insert a business card / return address / contact number inside your bags
    4. Fit some decent luggage tags 
  4. Check with your bank if they offer discounted or included: travel insurance, technology insurance, breakdown cover etc, cancel any duplicate policies you have.

  5. Learn how to properly use your email account to avoid spam, for instance, What is an Alias Email? Including info on Throwaway, Secondary, True Alias & existing email hacks
  6. Buy some decent pillows for your bed and follow the 10 ways to improve your sleep so the following day you’re more productive
  7. Buy a smart plug or bulb to ensure your house looks lived in whilst you’re away
  8. Put Airbnb on your phone for quick access whilst travelling. If you’ve never used it before, link a friend or family member who has so you can both vouch for each other. Also, download HotelsTonight and use code APETERSON75 – Both of these apps are great for last-minute emergency accommodation and having them both installed and registered with may remove some stress in a difficult situation.
  9. Learn the basics of 3-5 languages as it can save you time and money
  10. Start to write lists of tasks you have to complete each week, this is often one of the best productivity tips and it’s easily forgotten.

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