Tough Conversations

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I needed to have what I perceived to be a tough conversation with a health care provider recently.  I wanted a specific course of treatment that I wasn’t sure she was going to be in favor of.  I did the research to support my request, but still worried …


Are you stuck on your “get organized” resolution?

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Historically, “get organized” is in the top ten New Year’s Resolutions.  I’m not a big believer in resolutions, but I’m a big believer in goals.  And I think getting organized is a fantastic goal. As you might imagine, I get a lot of calls this time of year.  …


Four Tips for Packing Up Christmas

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Usually I let Christmas linger until New Year’s day.  But, while having coffee this morning I was looking around the house and felt a sudden urge to let Christmas go a little ahead of schedule this year.  I’m not sure why that is, but in looking at several …


Remember the “why” behind the holiday

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I’m hearing a lot of stress-related comments from my clients right now. “I need six more gifts and have no idea when I can shop.” “I don’t have my caramels made yet.” “I still don’t have my cards in the mail.” “I have three more parties to go …


Still looking for the perfect gift?

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In less than two weeks the major holiday gift-giving time will be behind us.  How are you doing your shopping?  Are you feeling stressed?  Are you spending too much?  Are you concerned that you haven’t purchased the perfect gift for everyone on your list?  You are not alone! …


5 Tips To Be “Company Ready”

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Many of us will welcome guests into our homes this time of year. I find it joyous to open our home to guests, but it does require a little preparation. Here are five quick suggestions: Ask about food preferences or allergies:  I like to pre-purchase whatever food items …


5 Simple Ways to De-Stress the Holidays

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Well, the holidays are officially off and running.  It’s that time of year when many people compare their lives to Rockwell paintings, Martha Stewart magazines, and the social lives of the Kardashian’s. Rather than the unbridled joy that these images may present, I hear a lot of stress-related …


Holiday Organizing: Stuff and Time

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Well, the holidays are officially off and running! The local NBC affiliate, KING-TV, asked me to come in and speak about how to organize all the decorations, gifts and events that happen around the holidays.  After leaving the studio I thought “hmm, that might be good information to …


What does happiness mean to you?

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We are nearing the end of Pursuit of Happiness Week.  (Yes, there is such a thing.)  I’m writing this post at the end of the week because I really wanted to pay attention to my own experience of focusing on happiness this week before putting pen to paper. …


Bounce Back!

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I recently had a major disappointment.  I’d been working on a project for nearly three years.  Having spent lots of time, energy, and money on this endeavor, I was ready to reap the fruits of my labors.  The final assignment was to pass a very rigorous test.  I …