Five Minutes To Power Up Your Life

Are you short on time?  If you’re like me and most people, there is not enough time in a day to do it all.  If I had more time (or the energy to stay up all night), I could...

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Self-leadership: you determine your life

You lead and determine your life, everyday, through your choices and decisions. No one else does – no one else can. It's real.  Are you taking the lead on your life?  Think about it this way: you live the impacts...

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FOMO: Paralyzed About Making a Perfect Choice

“Maybe happiness is this: not feeling that you should be elsewhere, doing something else, being someone else.” Eric Weiner FOMO: Fear Of Missing Out.  You feel paralyzed; there is so much going on, and you don't want to miss on...

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How busyness reduces productivity

Do you define your days by how busy you are?  If you believe that being busy makes you more productive, you might be confusing quantity and quality.  Productivity isn't so much the number of tasks you do,  it's whether or...

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The Power To Say NO

Learn the power of saying NO - Saying no is something most of us wish we could say but don’t dare try.  It’s hard, it pushes our buttons, like guilt and feeling inadequate. Is there a solution? Saying no gets to the...

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Serial-Tasking, Not Multi-Tasking, Makes You 50% More Productive

Serial-Tasking, Not Multi-Tasking, Makes You 50% More Productive We’ve come to think of multi-tasking as the miracle thing that allows us to do more in less time, but the truth is, multi-tasking makes you 50% slower than focused tasking.  And...

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10 easy ways to reduce your stress load

Every day, you generate stress and take in stress from your environment.  How about getting rid of it?  Stress doesn't have to be dramatic and sudden.  I'd guess that most of your stress comes from the accumulation of small things...

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My 10 life reminders

I’m reading Gretchen Ruben ‘Happier at Home’, and while some of her book rubs me the wrong way (will I hug my kids because research tells me I’ll be happier?), some of it inspires me to be more creative...

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Work Less… Do more

Do you firmly believe that you'll take a break once you've crossed off every item on your to-do list?  Thing is, your to-do list never ends, and so you never allow yourself a break. Of course, you crash when...

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A life that fits you

My spring renewal plan, after a busy winter, is to make more time for energy refuelling.  I've been so busy at work that I haven't had much time to focus on anything else, let alone enough time to focus on refuelling myself.  My...

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