Mom’s Summer Survival Guide

    Mom’s Summer Survival Guide  So, you made it through the school year...the artwork, the homework, the carpools, the filed trips...you did it, mom! Summer camp is a few weeks off and that summer vacation feels a million miles away...now, what???   Not surprisingly, I have gotten a few requests to write a blog [...]

New Year’s Resolutionists! I’m talking to YOU!

Hello, Lovely Reader!So, it's a fresh, new year.  All shiny and unblemished.  It's time for your resolutions to change your life for the good once and for all.  New Year's Resolutions are my specialty.  I love the idea of change ~ after all, I am a change agent at heart.  However, the way that we [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:48+00:00January 6th, 2013|change, goal setting, how to stay motivated, long-term change, new year's resolutions, procrastination, stop procrastination|Comments Off on New Year’s Resolutionists! I’m talking to YOU!

Beat Holiday Stress – How to Stop Creating It

Hello lovely reader!If I told you to go out and fill your trunk up stress, you couldn't do it.  We create stress.  So, during the holidays especially, make an effort to simply stop creating stress.  How?1. See it now, buy it now!  If you know that you are going to eventually pick up a gift [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:48+00:00November 30th, 2012|getting things done, gift, holiday shopping, holiday stress, holidays, procrastination, stop procrastination, stress, stress tips|Comments Off on Beat Holiday Stress – How to Stop Creating It

Think it! Park it! Do it!

A great rule of thumb in getting it all done is this: If you can do it in two minutes, do it RIGHT NOW. If you can't, learn to rely a little more on your smart phone.  Why carry it all around in your head if Siri can keep all of it organized for you?    Researchers [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:48+00:00September 30th, 2012|atlanta, decision making, procrastination, productive, stop procrastination, stress, stress management, stress reducer, to do lists|Comments Off on Think it! Park it! Do it!

Are You A Procrastitasker???

Hello, Lovely Reader!I learned an interesting word at the VOX Magazine Annual Spelling Bee this week. During the practice round, spellers were given teen friendly words that may or may actually be in the Webster's Dictionary.  One such word was "Protaskitasking." Essentially, this word means to get busy doing something while actively procrastinating on another task. [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:48+00:00September 2nd, 2012|atlanta, busy, daily tasks, deci, indecision, mindfulness, procrastination, stop procrastination, stress, therapist, vox magazine|Comments Off on Are You A Procrastitasker???

No Brainer To Do Lists, Reminders and Calendar Keeping

It is assumed that if you live here in America, you are busy. Remember this, if you're thinking about doing something, your brain doesn't know the difference between thinking about doing something or actually doing it. Crazy, huh? This is why you feel so awful when you put things off. Your brain thinks that it has been [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:48+00:00May 2nd, 2012|action, calendar, getting things done, organization, organization tips, procrastination, productive, reminders, stop procrastination, to do lists|Comments Off on No Brainer To Do Lists, Reminders and Calendar Keeping

The “After the Holidays…” Put Off

Before you casually throw out another, "I'lll get to that after the holidays," take a moment to think about how really far off that is...I mean, if we're talking about after New Year's Day, that's THIRTY FIVE days from now! That's exactly, FIVE WEEKS from now...And who knows how long you've been spouting off this [...]

By |2011-11-28T22:39:00+00:00November 28th, 2011|christmas shopping, holiday shopping, holidays, new year's resolutions, procrastination, stop procrastination|Comments Off on The “After the Holidays…” Put Off

Be Early and Be Merry!

Rather than kill yourself this holiday season, start now little by little to get the job done. This doesn't mean that you need to lug out the tree just yet...just buy things that you will need as you see them. This means ending the, "I'll come back for that" lie that lends to the stress [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:49+00:00October 31st, 2011|holiday shopping, holidays, procrastination, stop procrastination, stress, stress therapist, stress tips|Comments Off on Be Early and Be Merry!

How to Stay Motivated…

How Motivation Works 101: The most important and often overlooked concept here is this: Motivation comes after action, never before. So, you'll have to get yourself moving, just the littlest bit, to start breeding the motivation to stick to something. If this doesn't make any sense to you, you may be confusing inspiration with motivation. [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:49+00:00September 29th, 2011|atlanta, find a therapist, how to stay motivated, inspiration, motivation, procrastination, productive, stop procrastination, stress, stress reducer, stress tips|Comments Off on How to Stay Motivated…

Get it done…Fast and Easy!

Hello!Sometimes when we are putting off things like crazy, when we finally get to them, it seems that we're in slow motion-making the task at hand all the more cumbersome. The next time you are finally getting around to something that doesn't take a lot of brain power, try doing it as fast as you [...]

By |2017-02-12T16:09:49+00:00July 29th, 2011|procrastination, stop procrastination, stress, to do lists|Comments Off on Get it done…Fast and Easy!