7 Steps to a Stress-free Holiday Season

bowsbrother_2Does the thought of your holiday to-dos cause you to break out in a cold sweat? With so much to do and such little time, how can we fit it all in? Even though Christmas is still about a month away, leaving everything till the last minute can cost you. A little advance planning […]

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Is rushing slowing you down?

Stress - business woman running lateAre you a rushaholic? Sure, we all want to be efficient with our time – it’s our most precious commodity. But what if it’s more efficient to do things slowly? What if going faster actually slows us down?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, as we are […]

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Smothered by ‘Inherited Clutter’: A Reader’s Success Story

collectiblesMany of us who work in a ‘helping profession’ have moments when we wonder if all the energy we put out there is making a difference. I consider myself blessed because, every once in a while, I’ll get a heart-felt note from someone which reminds me why I do what I do. […]

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Be Careful What You Wish For: How Your Thinking Can Hold You Back

purseHave you ever searched for a missing ‘everyday item’ like your keys or your glasses? You checked in your purse, doubting they would be there, and of course they weren’t. But after you looked everywhere else they could possibly be, you went back to your purse and – lo and behold – they were […]

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Top 10 Ways to Balance Your Life

2013-07-23 14.35.43I was out for a walk by the lake this morning and noticed a fleet of boats from the nearby sailing school’s ‘Learn to Sail’ program.  I watched in fascination as the sailboats would tip to one side and, just when I thought they were going to overturn, the students would shift […]

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