Give Your Mind a Good Spring Cleaning

I went to Michigan State University (Go Green!) for undergraduate school. When I attended, there were about 55,000 kids there. It was quite a different academic setting than I was used to, but I embraced it. I liked the anonymity and independence of it all. I actually even enjoyed being a number rather than a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

‘Tis the season for procrastination

Hello!Well, it's that time of year again...people are about to start putting off more than they have all year. It's quite sad acutally...I mean, if you decide today to put something off until "after the holidays" that's 44 DAYS of putting off! And let's face it, if you put it off until the first, that's [...]

Camera Phone-the Ultimate Reminder Tool

Hello!Yes, I have a little baby now...Owen Lincoln Flake was born on July 2, 2009 at a whopping 8 lbs. 14 oz. and at 20 1/2 inches long. We're both doing wonderfully...Now, that I am using my camera phone like crazy to take pictures all the time of Owen, I have realized that in the [...]

Something is ALWAYS better than NOTHING!

Hello!I am writing this blog to illustrate how easy it is to get started on a task. This goes out to a client of mine that I saw yesterday that has been putting off starting a blog for weeks!When you are putting something off, chances are you are making if far more difficult in your [...]

Try Out “The Placemat Exercise”

Hello super stars!I learned this trick from Esther and Jerry Hicks...I love it!It's a piece of cake and seems to work every single time I do it!Take a piece of paper and turn it sideways...like a placemat. On the left side, write the word, "Me," on the right side, write, "The Universe."Write your to do [...]

Skip A Blog or Two…

Hello!So, I'm blogging now...I'm a blogger. That's me. Hmmm, it suddenly feels like a lot of pressure.Posting my first blog reminds me a lot of writing your first journal entry...there's far too much pressure to write something profound. My advice? When you get your new journal, skip a few pages right off the bat and [...]