Happy Monday! It started out to be a dreary day here, but right now there’s a lovely breeze coming in the windows, and the sun is shining, so I’m a pretty happy camper this morning!

The weekend was a pretty quiet one. I did get outside a bit on both Saturday and Sunday, but otherwise just had some very quiet downtime watching documentaries and reading a book. And it was really nice to slow down and recharge a bit. Because now it’s time to really get geared up and get moving on my plans to be ready for Q4.

Today’s Read: 5 Ideas for Dealing with Deadlines and Disciplines

This week I’m working on some serious productivity planning, and I wanted to address a couple of things that I know I personally need to work on: meeting deadlines and beefing up my discipline.

Deadlines don’t have to be a problem unless you’re a procrastinator or lack the self-discipline to get stuff done. Kind of the same thing when you think about it – and I know for myself that I procrastinate until the absolute last minute, and then I have remarkable self-disclipine to sit at the computer until the project gets done. But that’s a really stressful way to run your business, and you end up like I have on ocassion – so tired and worn down I slept almost the whole day away!

So in order to improve, I went searching for ideas and here is what I found…

5 ideas for dealing with deadlines and discipline

Here’s what I have for you today…

My two sales are still going on…

Fall Coloring Page Kits On Sale!

Add a touch of Fall to your projects with these themed coloring pages. There are three different packs to choose from, and all have been marked down to just $9 each for the remainder of August.

15 Zen-Style Halloween Coloring Pages – use coupon code SPOOKY9 to make them $9 through the end of August.

15 Zen-Style Fall Coloring Pages – use coupon code FALL9 to make them $9 through the end of August.

20 Fall Fairy House Coloring Pages – use coupon code FAIRYHOUSE9 to save 50% through the end of August


$10 Stock Your Shop Replays Still Available

And, if coloring pages aren’t your thing, or you’d like to learn how to use them to create products for your printables shop, the three Stock Your Shop Workshop Replays are still available for $10 each or $27 for all three. Choose from:

Stock Your Shop Workshop – Mandala Edition

Stock Your Shop Workshop – Positive Prints Edition

Stock Your Shop Workshop – Digital Papers Edition

Check those out here: Stock Your Shop Workshop Replays


And here’s the rest of what I have from our partners this week…

Quick Links

(in case you’re in a hurry. More detailed product descriptions below)

FEATURED! Angela Wills has put her Mindmap Everything course on sale this week through Friday.

NEW BUNDLE! The Back to Business Bundle from Val’s Collaborate and Grow members starts today and runs through Sunday, August 27.

ON SALE! For just 3 days (today through Wednesday, August 23) Mitzy has dropped the price of her Pretty Spreadsheets for Profit course to just $37 (reg. $97).

NEW PLR ON SALE! The Declutter Your Mind content bundle from Tools for Motivation is on sale this week with extra bonus content for only $14.95.

REGISTER FREE! The AI Success Club masterclass, Leveraging the Power of AI to Tell Your Story, will show you how to quickly generate all kinds of versions of your story that you can use on your website, landing pages, emails and across social media. The class is live on Thursday, August 24th at 3pm eastern / Noon pacific.

SALE ENDS TONIGHT! Jennifer at Health & Wellness PLR is hosting one last sale, and it’s a huge one. She has rolled back 15 different packs to their launch prices of between $7 and $12.95. Or use coupon code HWP55 to take 55% off the regular price items.

LAUNCH PRICE ENDS TONIGHT! Counting Worksheets Generator from Niranjan and Bings is the big news in the low content space today. If you’re in the kid’s printables publishing niche and do things like activity books, math workbooks, or early education, you’ll want to take a look at this. It’s on sale from today through Monday, August 21.

ENDS TONIGHT! Seasonal Printables: Make Sales With Every Season by Amy Harrop is on sale from now through August 21, and you can save $10 with coupon code SEASONS10.

ENDS TONIGHT! Giveaway Growth from Lynette at Thrive Anywhere is on sale this week. You can pick it up for the discounted price of $23 through Monday, August 21

ENDS TONIGHT! Inner Child Content Kit from Jenn at Passion for PLR. Use coupon code HEALME to save $10 at checkout.

ENDS TONIGHT! Midlife Crisis Journal from Janice at Cash Cow Creativity is on sale this week through Monday, August 21. Use coupon code LIFEAT41 to claim your savings at checkout.

ENDS TONIGHT! Astronomy Logbook from Di and Simone is available and on sale this weekend. Use coupon code STAR20 to save 20% through Monday, August 21. Choose from Printable, Digital, or a bundle with both.

Looking for the freebies? They’re at the end of today’s newsletter.


Featured Partner Pick Today – Mindmap Everything from Angela Wills

Today’s featured promotion ties in with the whole idea of productivity planning, and so I’m excited to announce that my good friend Angela Wills has put her Mindmap Everything course on sale this week through Friday. You can save 30% at checkout – no coupon required.

What I love about this course is that Angela doesn’t just tell you how to use mindmaps, she takes it to the next level and shows you how to manage your whole life with them. Check out the sales page about halfway down, and you’ll see the screen shots of some of her personal mindmaps.

There are three main parts to the course:

  • Part 1: Using Mindmap Everything to Change Everything
  • Part 2: Make Your Mind Maps That Enhance Life & Business
  • Part 3: More Mind Mapping Strategies to Take it to the Next Level

In addition to the video training, you’ll also get 12 mind map templates from Angela’s personal collection to get you started.

Get Mindmap Everything


New Event Starting Today – Back to Business Bundle from  Bundle Bash

The Back to Business Bundle from Val’s Collaborate and Grow members starts today and runs through Sunday, August 27. There are 11 products with a combined value of over $500 all focused on productivity, habits, and new business skills. Here’s the complete list of contributors to take a look at:

  • Renee Sunday of Entrepreneurial Edge Shop – How To Go From Unbooked To Overbooked With Podcast Workshop – $27 value
  • Rosemary Morretta of TeamSelfCare – Mind Mastery Workbook – $29 value
  • Joanna Ingram – Manifest Your Message – £97 ($123) value
  • Barrington Paige – Back to Biz Productivity Planner Kit – $37 value
  • Sree of Snazzy Designs – 12 Week Success Sprint Planner – $27 value
  • Jacqueline of Marketing and Heart – Email Magic – $57 value
  • Neelou Saleh of Spirit of Lotus – Bee Spirit Animal Guide Toolkit – $27 value
  • Leslie Bouldin of BIBE Consulting – Google Power: How to Grow Your Business with Google Business Profile – $37 value
  • Jennifer Causley of Be Well Where You Are – Move Into Positivity – $37 value
  • Stef Fournier – Brand Colours that Resonate – $77 CAD value
  • Mona Leboudy of The Accountability Ninja Coaching – Procrastination Breakthrough: How to beat procrastination once and for all… – $47 value

An Old Favorite On Sale – Pretty Spreadsheets for Profit from Mitzy Thompson

For just 3 days (today through Wednesday, August 23) Mitzy has dropped the price of her Pretty Spreadsheets for Profit course to just $37 (reg. $97).

I went through the course when it first launched, and I love that she’s come at the whole spreadsheet trend from both a design and a usability perspective. I like that she focuses the training around Google Sheets too, so you don’t need to pay for software to create them, and your customers don’t need to pay for software to use them.

The course includes:

  • 12 Comprehensive Learning Modules (teaching you how to create stunning spreadsheets)
  • 8 Over-the-shoulder Videos showing you an implementation for creating a pretty spreadsheet from scratch
  • Tips and tricks through the course to show you how to create spreadsheets easily even if you’re a complete beginner
  • A unique Cheat Sheet giving you 30 ideas for spreadsheets in non-financial niches (to make it even easier)
  • Bonus Module – Teaching you advanced techniques for incorporating data visualization tools such as charts and graphs

New PLR Today – Declutter Your Mind from Tools for Motivation

The Declutter Your Mind content bundle from Tools for Motivation is on sale this week with extra bonus content for only $14.95. The bundle includes:

  • The complete Declutter Your Mind pack with 10 blog posts, 10 audio files, 2 mini reports, 10 slide decks, 20 tips posters, and 2 eCovers.
  • You also get the How to Stay Sharp Content Bundle with and audiobook, 10 articles, 2 mini reports, 10 slide decks, 20 tips posters, and 2 eCovers
  • And the Overcoming a Creative Block Tips Report that comes with the report, eCover, slide deck, slide images, and tips video.

Free Masterclass This Week – Leveraging the Power of AI to Tell Your Story

The AI Success Club masterclass, Leveraging the Power of AI to Tell Your Story, will show you how to quickly generate all kinds of versions of your story that you can use on your website, landing pages, emails and across social media.

The class is live on Thursday, August 24th at 3pm eastern / Noon pacific.

You’ll learn how to start blending the authenticity of your story with the precision and lightning-fast power of AI.

Through real-world examples, hands-on training, and expert insights from AI Success Club Co-Founders Andy O’Bryan and Denise Wakeman, you’ll discover how AI tools can enhance your narrative, making it more relatable, engaging, and impactful.


A Few Freebies

Free 7 Reasons You Need a Simple Business Plan if You’re Serious About Increasing Profits epic blog post pack from Content Sparks. Available until August 23.

FREE Staying Organized Content from Ekit Hub includes a short report, editable cover, and worksheet.

FREE “How to Add More Fun to Your Homeschooling Lessons” Content from Ekit Hub includes a short report, editable cover, checklist and worksheet

Free 7-Day Etsy Shop Quick Start Challenge from Michelle at PLR Niche

Free Home Plant and Succulent Coloring Pages from Carmen

Collaboration is Easy Guide from Bundle Bash

50 Free Content Inspiring Prompts from Melissa at Time freedom Business

5 Free Creativity Articles from Publish for Prosperity

Free Becoming a Successful Entrepreneur PLR from Piggy Makes Bank

Free Monetize Your Freebies Worksheet from Thrive Anywhere

Daily Font & Graphic Freebies from Creative Fabrica

Free Design of the Week from Design Bundles

Free Graphics of the Week from The Hungry Jpeg

Free Vintage Musical Instruments from The Hungry Jpeg

Get 8 Free Canva Templates from Melanie

Free 18-month Dated Planner Canva Template from MaryJo


That’s it for me today. I’m off to scrounge for some dinner and then work on my projects a bit this evening.

Have an amazing day! Create what makes your heart happy!

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About the author, Ruth Bowers

I'm a self-styled creative soulpreneur who loves that she gets to play with words and pictures for a living. My friends call me the "Repurposing Queen" because I'm always coming up with new ways to use and reuse DFY Content. And I love sharing what I find with you too!

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