Weekender Issue #62

The Assist Newsletter
December 24, 2022
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Brainteaser of the day: In my hand, I have two coins that are newly minted. Together, they total 30 cents. One isn’t a nickel. What are the coins?

Click here to see the answer.


Treat Yo’Self


🎲 To Holiday Games
A little friendly competition does hurt anybody! Play these holiday games with your family and friends >

🏠 To The Perfect Gingerbread House
Hot glue and a Gingerbread House? Trust us, it’s a game changer. Read about it here >

🍿 To Christmas Movies
We are all about a cozy Christmas film. The toughest part is choosing which one. Here’s a list of the 100 best Christmas movies >

🍳 To Delicious Breakfast
Start your New Year with some new breakfast treats. Check out these morning meal recipes >

🎆 To New Year’s Celebrations
Want to try something new for New Years? Here are 9 amazing spots to celebrate New Year’s Eve >


Game Changing Sangrias & Mimosas



Skip the mess and hassle of getting all the ingredients mixed together for the perfect Sangria and check out our latest weekend obsession — Ohza!

They make tasty better-for-you sangrias and mimosas that are conveniently packaged and delivered right to your doorstep.

Clean ingredients, zero added sugars and ready to drink — what’s not to love?

Give Ohza a taste


Holiday Overload: Steps for Balancing Work and Life


Do you feel like your work and personal life are competing for attention? If so, you’re in the same boat as many professionals facing hectic holiday schedules this year. The weeks from November to January make up some of the happiest times of the year, but they are also some of the most stressful.

With holiday stress comes the difficult task of balancing work and life. Many professionals struggle with managing their work and personal lives, which leads to competing priorities and added stress. If you are facing holiday overload, here are a few steps to help you achieve that balance.

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Your New Fave Digital Planner



Some people prefer pen & paper while others prefer a digital workflow.

💻 If you prefer keeping track of your tasks and projects digitally, Sunsama is for you.

Here’s what you’ll get from Sunsama:

  • Daily prompts and reminders to organize your day (helping build good habits)
  • Integrations with the tools you’re already using
  • Assistance in creating a sustainable morning (or evening) routine
  • Structure around your priorities
  • Reporting on what your time is spent on

But don’t take our word for it — try it free today and let us know how it worked for you.

Try it for free today

P.S. Their Focus Mode is a game changer 👌.


From Gail Sheehy


“If we don’t change, we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living.”

Joanna’s Recs


Cameron’s Recs



In Case You Missed It…


Bonusly put out a free one-on-one meeting agenda template for Managers & Employees. Swipe it here.

monday.com is the swiss army knife of project management software — and you can try it free today.

The Impact Job is a free weekly newsletter that mixes social impact news and jobs in a fun way.

Weve offers over 100 games you can play with your team to build stronger workplace culture.


Latest Listings


🔖 Catch up on all Weekender newsletters here.
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Beatrice & Winston


Pets of the week

The younger/left one is Princess Beatrice of Corg, she’s 1, and she is a complete spitfire, full of energy!

The older/right one is Sir Winston Corghill, he’s 4, and he is a huge attention-seeker.

We’re huge pet lovers at The Assist and want to feature a pet each week — fill out this form for your fur baby to be featured!

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