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Fourteen Productivity Tips When Working At Home

Best Productivity Tips When Working at Home

As I’ve shared with you before, I’ve worked (mostly) from home since 2003. Working for myself for most of that time has required a level of focus I didn’t always need when working in an office. That’s because bеіng ассоuntаblе to mу bоѕѕ and the folks I worked with was grеаt mоtіvаtіоn tо ѕtау focused […]

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How Knowing Your Decision Making Process Can
Help You Gain Clarity

decision making process

Sometimes, darling, making decisions is hard. We run up against a big choice — a job change or a move— and suddenly feel lost. It isn’t just the big decisions that we can struggle with. When we get tired and overwhelmed, our brains short-circuit, and the next thing we know, figuring out what to eat […]

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Ten Reasons Why Working At Home Is Both
Awesome And Horrible

why working from home is both awesome and horrible

I have been self-employed since 2003. Though I occasionally took project to put me in a client’s brick and mortar offices, for the bulk of that time I have used my home as my base of operations. I love the freedom of working from home. But sometimes, there is too much freedom. Or, if I […]

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Awesome And Horrible

30 Incredible Benefits of Gaining Clarity in Your Life

BenefitsOfGainingClarityInYourLife

I’m a big believer in the value of gaining clarity in your life. Here in the blog you’ll find tips and strategies to help you do that. Like clearing physical clutter in your world to help you gain mental clarity.  What I realized I hadn’t shared with you, though, was why gaining clarity is important. […]

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Decision Fatigue is Real: Here’s 9 Ways to Deal

Decision Fatigue is Real

I had two clients break down into tears this last month over how overwhelmed they’re feeling. Mile long to do lists that seem never ending. Too many responsibilities with no ability to delegate or even defer much. Feeling on the edge of not just burnout, but a breakdown. In trying to figure out tools that […]

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Rushing Through Your Life Won’t Help You Love It

Rushing to Next Flight

So many of the women (and men) I talk to regularly confess to feeling depleted, overwhelmed, and just flat exhausted. Like they’re living in the spin cycle of the washing machine or a good old hamster wheel. When we dig into how they’re living their daily life, one of the most common challenges experienced is […]

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Haven or Hot Mess: How Does Your Home Feel?

Haven or Hot Mess Housewife Art by Harry Fredman

When you walk into your home, how does it make you feel? Do you feel relaxed and cozy? Do you feel anxious? Do you feel welcomed and at ease? Do you put blinders on and just try to shut out the chaos around you? If your home doesn’t feel like a haven, then one of […]

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Worry: What I’m Giving Up for Lent

worry giving it up

Fourteen years ago, not only did I quit making New Year’s resolutions, I also stopped giving up stuff for Lent. Instead of the annual ritual of temporarily sacrificing some arbitrary thing (chocolate, frou-frou coffee, eating out, whatever), I took a class on mediation at a Buddhist Monastery and discovered that there was a better option. […]

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Mess to Delight: A Home Office Love Story

mess to delight a home office love story

As I write this note, I am trying to look forward at my screen, though my peripheral vision is screaming at me to look instead at The Big Mess that is my desk. Piled to the left of me are stacks of books and planners, a slew of baby index cards, a pair of scissors, […]

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Success Can Be Yours with Planning & Routines

Jim Schaeffing _Woman Planning for Success

I got a chuckle over an email from Coach on January 17th with the title “Happy Ditch Your Resolution Day”, a tongue in cheek acknowledgement that by mid-January, most folks are ready to abandon those New Year’s Resolutions. There was, of course, suggestions on things to purchase to celebrate the decision, inducing giggles from me. […]

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