Want to accomplish more? Define your five buckets of procrastination.

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“You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”  — Abraham Lincoln Even Abraham Lincoln knew a thing or two about procrastination. At its core, procrastination is short-term mood relief. Procrastination is not a time management challenge; it’s a mood management challenge. At broad brush, procrastination enters the …

Do you actually need a paperclip shaped like a dog?

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I have a few problem-solving challenges that I’m working on. First, creating a problem where there isn’t one (exhausting for me). Second, trying to solve other people’s problems when they’ve yet to ask for my help (super annoying for them). Third, creating a more complex solution than it …

Do you want to accomplish more? Focus on less.

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After listening to two Unlocking Us episodes with Brene Brown and James Clear (https://open.spotify.com/episode/4FtUEweiSDXfHZCAPQhWEA, https://brenebrown.com/podcast/atomic-habits-part-2-of-2/) I decided to re-read Atomic Habits and do some updating on a blog post from a few years ago. ______________________________________________________________________________ Change is hard. Made even more challenging if we are trying to make …

Having a planner is just the start. Here are seven steps to using it most effectively.

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NOTE:  Although this blog is about calendars and planners, I highly encourage everyone to have a large wall calendar within sight of where they spend their time. Whether it’s the kitchen or the office, a well-placed wall calendar offers a different visual perspective on the passage of time. ———————————————————————————————————– Almost everyone …

Follow your heart, not the herd, while choosing 2023 goals.

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I’m not a fan of New Year’s “resolutions.”  People often recite resolutions they think they “should have” because that’s what the internet says: save money, lose weight, get organized, spend time with family, read more, etc. There is nothing wrong with these types of resolutions if they are in support …

You are in the holiday home stretch. Take a deep breath. You’ve got this.

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Depending on what holiday you celebrate, the “big day” may be behind you or looming in front of you. Not to mention New Year’s Eve and the related stress.  Here are a few tips you can still implement to keep the remaining holiday stress at bay: Be realistic: I …

Stickies may be more versatile and useful than you ever imagined.

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I will be the first to admit that I love my stickies. Like reading glasses, I have sticky pads all over the house and in my car. Anywhere inspiration may strike, you will find a pad of sticky notes. Here’s how I use stickies to help manage my …

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Injecting frequent appreciation of others will enhance our own feelings of gratitude.

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Does happiness result in gratitude, or does gratitude result in happiness? “In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness. Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity, and build strong relationships.” (Harvard) Not only is …

Choosing a planner can be daunting. Do you know which one is best for your brain?

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NOTE:  Although this blog is about calendars and planners, I highly encourage everyone to have a large wall calendar within sight of where they spend their time. Whether it’s the kitchen or the office, a well-placed wall calendar offers a different visual perspective on the passage of time. ——————————————————————————————————————– Where did …

How can boundaries keep you safe and in control this holiday season?

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Ask nearly anyone that knows me well, and they will tell you that I am big on boundaries. They come up so frequently that clients, noting a lengthy pause, may say: “You’re going to ask me about the B-word, aren’t you?” I love it when my clients can anticipate …