To “invest” means to put money, time or talent to use towards something that offers the potential for profitable returns, i.e. greater wealth, health or the achievement of a goal. In most cases, when we invest in something we expect it will take time to realize the return on that investment. For instance, if we … Continue reading Want to change? Invest.
With the Holidays upon us and many of us wrapping up our work weeks in anticipation of Thanksgiving celebrations, it’s important to think about how we leave our work spaces for the extra-long weekend. Do a little visualization exercise with me. Imagine yourself on Monday returning to your desk looking the exact same way it … Continue reading Taking a break from work? Remember to tidy your desk. Here’s how:
I am lucky enough to get to drop my boys off at school two to three times a week. Yep, I’m lucky. You may ask why I feel so lucky to be responsible for such a mundane task. Because I used to get to do it every day. It’s easy to take time for granted … Continue reading Time and the Power of NO!
This exercise has been one of perseverance. Cleaning out my inbox isn’t the most exciting thing to do but it’s necessary. Email clutter is no different from physical clutter in the impact it has on our energy. I believe the longer you stick with something, the more you learn. I’m not an expert with Gmail, … Continue reading Email purge: Update #2!
As promised I’m going to take you through my process of purging my inbox. It’s been less than 48 hours and I’ve dedicated about 3 hours of what would have otherwise been downtime, to the effort. In this time, I’ve eliminated 2,048 unread emails and 2,274 total emails! I reorganized my folder system setting up … Continue reading Email purge: Update #1!
Clutter comes in many forms. Physical clutter is obvious to most people because we can see it. Mental clutter is less understood because it’s not something we can see, rather something we feel. Mental clutter can be hidden well and be even more intrusive than physical clutter. A form of clutter that’s easy to forget … Continue reading Electronic Clutter
When our possessions become clutter, they suck our energy and productivity dry. The more we own, the more we have to take care of, clean, find a place for, organize, the list goes on. It's my mission to help clients not only understand this but feel the difference in their energy and lives when they … Continue reading Let’s get real: the cost of our stuff
We've all seen them and have gravitated towards the ease of what they promise. I'm talking about those "Top 10" lists or "Five Best Hacks" for getting what we want. The curiosity in us just has to read on when the author says "I'm embarrassed I didn't know about #6"...we don't want to be embarrassed … Continue reading Organization: not a hack
I remember my high school Spanish teacher telling me I “beat to my own drum”. I didn’t attend a single party in high school but opted to study instead. I recorded Days of our Lives and General Hospital each day in college and couldn’t wait to get done with class so I could watch them. … Continue reading On Being Authentic
I find myself noticing time passing. Not just saying “wow the summer went fast”, but actually feeling the minutes as they pass, knowing I’ll never get them back. Last night my youngest had a headache and wanted to go to bed earlier than normal. He asked me to lay with him and he put his … Continue reading Time