Welcome to my curated list of the tools and websites I strongly recommend for productivity and health. I have tested and/or currently use every recommendation on this page. Before diving in, I need to disclose that some of the links below marked with an * are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. I use these myself and would recommend them regardless, but if I can make a small commission, why not?
If you get nothing else, get a password manager! Generate, store, and confidentially share your passwords. Keep track of your credit cards to easily add payments. Assign users to access your account in the event of injury or death.
Protect yourself from yourself by blocking social media and distractions on specific intervals. I use it to block email from 8pm-9am every day and all day Sunday, and block Amazon during my peak productivity hours so I don't get distracted! Use code WORKWELL for 40% off the yearly plan!
We have four WordPress websites and Divi makes it simple to edit and make changes right on the page and see the updates in real-time. It's also packed with more than 100+ pre-made templates that you can easily import and edit to match your branding.
Time tracking productivity tool to show you how much time you spend on all websites and applications. Assign levels for productivity and distraction and improve your effectiveness each week. Get 30% off by linking from this page!
Cloud storage with extraordinary Optical Character Recognition (OCR) where the search even works with my sloppy handwriting. The best program for snipping web pages and articles off the internet and downloading entire eBooks.
My favorite Pomodoro Time Tracking app! I set a timer throughout the day to help me track time, keep me from procrastinating, and give me rewards. This can also be used as a timesheet with client reports using tags you come up with. Use MARCEY19 for 30% off any yearly/monthly plan.
Free Gmail Extension that blocks me from seeing my Inbox until I'm ready. I can send emails all day, but not get distracted by incoming emails unless I choose ‘Show Inbox'. I also set a limit to how many times per day I can Show Inbox and make myself have a countdown timer of 60 seconds before I see it.
Alternative to Inbox When Ready that allows you to Pause your Inbox and only see it when you are in email-processing mode.
Give this gift to yourself and your loved ones and put a plan in place for your digital legacy. Manage your digital life by having a system for passwords and sharing and a plan in place if something were to happen to you. Self-paced training as well as coaching with Annette, a Work Well. Play More! Team Specialist. Use code PLAYMORE for $10 off!
My preferred customer relationship management system for Gmail. Create pipelines, client boxes, canned snippets, snooze emails, and create reports. Free and paid versions available.
We use Canva for all of our marketing materials, newsletters, and proposals. I recommend the Pro version to have access to a full library of templates and elements to play with.
Everything you need to sell online courses, downloads, webinars, and memberships without worrying about tech. We host our Work Well. Play More! Masterclass on here and it makes everything smooth and streamlined.
Outlook's task management is pretty basic. My #1 app for Outlook users is ToDoist if you want to upgrade your tasking and be able to see them on your mobile device. Organize entire projects for yourself with their sections and subtasks.
iWorker’s social mission is to provide high-quality jobs to talented workers in the most economically impoverished countries. They generate opportunities for them to improve their lives, support their families, and grow their local economies. I had bookkeeping help from a CPA/MBA from Kenya. Help your business grow with a high performing remote professional from iWorker.
Virtual Latino specializes in fully bilingual virtual assistants in time zones that work for the US. You can choose from direct hire membership plans or through their agency with no long-term contract. They have a thorough interview and onboarding process to help first-timers work with virtual assistants. My marketing assistant was a college instructor working on her master's degree in Human Resources.
Instacart has saved me over 100 hours in shopping since I started using it. I can choose between multiple grocery stores, shop in the app (or simply copy my previous order) and choose to have it delivered in as little as two hours, for just 10% of my bill! I would spend that in all the extra stuff I would buy in the store. You can even create group carts with co-workers or roommates.
Hired a Virtual Assistant in the Philippines? Pay them with Xoom for immediate transfer and low or no fees! Use this affiliate link to get $25 deposited to your PayPal account (restrictions apply).
Patent-pending combination of springy, breathable latex foam over supportive, pressure-relieving memory foam, that doesn’t cause you to overheat. I love my Casper mattress! Use this link for $50 off.
Dream Essentials Contoured Eye Mask is my favorite mask. It doesn't lie flat against your face so no wrinkles or crinkles (or messing up your makeup for mid-day naps!). Lightweight and adjustable. If you buy nothing else for your sleep, buy this. Use code MR250406 for 25%off
The code sleepwell is good for $10 off first SleepPhones headphones purchase ($39+, one per person, excludes gift cards)
I created the Jetsetter mobile gym kit for Rubberbanditz. It's fifty pounds of resistance in a 12-ounce bag. There are no excuses for not getting your swoll on when you travel!
One of the first portable standing desks on the market, this beautiful bamboo desk fits in a backpack and weighs less than two pounds. I take it everywhere and wrote most of my second book on it while in Umstead State Park.
Use the code marcey10 for $10 off
Plant-based, toxin-free air freshener for your home. I use the lavender at night on my bedsheets and the bamboo in my car. Get $10 off your first purchase by clicking the link below.
See any other supplements here? That's because I'm hesitant to recommend a company. After all, the industry is like the wild wild west. I don't feel that way about Kion. Blending ancient wisdom, modern science, and hardcore strict manufacturing, they are the highest quality supplements I've found.
I use Doterra Peppermint during the day to energize me and lavender oil at night to help me relax. Top three oils for energy are peppermint, lemon, and bergamot. Top three for calming are lavender, wild orange, and calming blend.
I'm certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine as a Personal Trainer, Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Pre-Natal Group Exercise, Behavior Change Specialist, and Weight Loss Specialist. If you want a high-quality education, look no further. Let them know that Marcey Rader referred you!
Institute for Integrative Nutrition is one of the few comprehensive health-coaching programs and one of the largest in the world. I'm certified as an IIN Integrative Health Coach and Gut Health Specialist. There program is geared toward bio-individuality and has a multi-faceted approach. Even if you aren't interested in becoming a health coach, I highly recommend going through the certification for your own health journey.
Stop paying ridiculous prices for razors and throw away the cheap disposable brands that rip your legs and face up. DSC has quality razors at a fraction of the price. Plus, they have brilliant marketing that just makes me want to support them.
Business Platinum Card – This is the best card to have if you travel for business! The annual fee has paid for itself with access to airlines clubs and special deals and rates. The customer service can't be beat and the heft and look of the card will make you feel like a fancy-pants! Apply for an American Express Card with this link. We can both get rewarded if you're approved!
I love using TripLog Mileage to track the miles driven for work, medical appointments, and charity. It's super easy with the TripLog Beacon that plugs into your USB drive or the bluetooth on your phone. I like the Beacon because I don't have to think about it. Once a week I go in to the website and reconcile my miles to share with my accountant at tax time. Easy-peasy! Enterprise levels as well!
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You Need A Budget is my favorite budgeting software. It's super simple to use and ensures you put all your money in a bucket and everything is accounted for. I use it for my business budgeting as well. There isn't anything like it to help you keep track of your finances. They also have informative podcasts and webinars to help you get started. Use this link to get a free month!
Who have you phubbed lately? Stop phone snubbing (phubbing) at home or in meetings with this mindful phone holder or grab a few anti-phubbing bands to remind you and your friends or colleagues to look up and pay attention to the people you are with.
This ankle or wrist device can help with your sleep, focus, and relaxation by activating the parasympathetic rest and digest response. It's not a tracker. It's a device that actually improves your resilience to stress! I use this every night before bed, while I'm sleeping, when I first wake up, and when I'm in Focus mode.
Check the videos below for Marcey's Product Reviews.
Productivity and Wellness Specialist Marcey Rader reviews the Apollo Neuro wearable device. It works by improving your body's resilience to stress by training your nervous system to bounce back more quickly from the fight or flight mode. She uses it to help with winding down before bed, to sleep, to wake-up, and when she is in deep focus mode.
Marcey Rader reviews Balance the Superfood Shot®
Turmeric Blend for and on-the-go energy boost.
I love this Cocoon Grid-It to keep my peripherals organized.
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EazeeMats Standing Desk Anti-Fatigue Mat Product Review
I love this mat for the middle piece for stretching the fascia of your feet and the back raised edge for stretching your calves.
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FitDesk Sit-to-Stand Desk Product Review
Super easy to assemble, sleek, simple to adjust, and affordable. Use the code Fit15 for 15% off!
Dream Essentials Contoured Sleep Mask Product Review
Dream Essentials Contoured Eye Mask is my favorite mask. It doesn’t lie flat against your face so no wrinkles or crinkles (or messing up your makeup for mid-day naps!). Lightweight and adjustable. If you buy nothing else for your sleep, buy this. Use code MR250406 for 25%off
Travel Exercise Equipment
Think you need that hotel fitness center? Marcey Rader, Lifestyle Expert and the Savve Traveler℠ for Mobile Professionals, give you the hacks you need to Work Well and Play More!
Product Review Butterfly Ergonomic Non-Flat Anti Fatigue Standing Desk Mat
If you use a standing desk, this feels wonderful on your feet. The bonus knobby parts feel good and give you options.
I don't care for the butterfly shape or the big Butterfly on the back, but it's still a great mat for a standing desk.
Tired of throwing away cosmetics because you can’t use them fast enough? I like Stowaway because they are right-sized. Smaller to fit in pockets and for travel, but also eliminates the waste from not being able to use it before it goes bad. Cruelty-free and meets all EU guidelines for cosmetics.
Jelt Belt Product Review
It's TSA-friendly so no undressing at the airport. It's made of recyclable materials and has a cool gel grip inside so you don't even need belt loops! I need one in every color.