Caution: Obstacles May Appear Larger Than They Are

 

We all have certain activities we find challenging and totally outside our comfort zone. For some people, it’s flying; for others it’s public speaking. For me, it’s swimming.

Although I was born on a Mediterranean island, I never learned how to swim. I tried to learn as an adult, once taking swimming lessons […]

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She torched her wedding gown!

I often get lovely emails from viewers of the show ‘neat’ in which they share their journeys and success stories with me. Here’s one I received today that made me smile, and I wanted to share it (with permission) because I feel many can relate…

Dear Hellen,

I moved to […]

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How to Quit Procrastination (and get things done)!

procrastinationAre you still struggling to clear the clutter, lose weight, get out of debt … or achieve some other goal that’s important to your quality of life? No matter how many articles and books you read, or TV shows and YouTube videos you watch, you still can’t seem to get the results you want? You […]

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Shedding Those Last 5 Pounds…of Clutter

istock_000015977374xsmallHave you ever found a really good hiding place for something valuable, put it there for safe-keeping…and then torn the house upside-down frantically looking for it later –  because you forgot where you hid it?  This was the experience of one of my coaching clients recently – yet something really great came out of […]

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The Shocking Consequences of Complaining: Grumbling Could Be Killing You

gratitude-is-the-law-ofIt’s something we all do, hundreds of times a day – averaging about once every minute. Complain. Whether it’s about the traffic, the weather, or our job, complaining is hard to avoid. But this habit can become the negative soundtrack of our lives.

Why do we do it? It feels good to […]

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