Step Out of Decision Fatigue with this Simple Life Hack

Decision fatigue is a very real challenge in today’s busy world. And today I’m sharing one step you can take to give yourself some much-needed relief. First, the basics… So, what is decision fatigue, and why is it a problem? Well, Wikipedia describes decision fatigue as “the deteriorating quality of decisions made by an individual…

Procrastination Interfering with Your Holiday Planning? This Helps…

Things get busier and busier as the winter holidays get closer. And nothing adds to your stress like the inevitable fallout from procrastination. So, finding time to address the challenge of procrastination head-on boosts your efficiency in busy times while it also reduces your stress. Now, doesn’t that sound like a win-win? Templates Help Having templates…

NO, It’s Not a Character Flaw — Overcome Procrastination Skillfully

How often do you feel stressed and overwhelmed by something you are putting off? If your answer is “A LOT,” then you’d probably like to overcome procrastination. But how? Well, if you’ve felt overwhelmed by your procrastination, I’m guessing there are moments when you also feel discouraged about it. From there it’s easy to take the…

Want to Accomplish Your Priorities? Well, Here’s One Thing That Helps

Accomplishing your priorities is one sure way to increase your efficiency and effectiveness. Yet staying on track with your goals is not easy. Indeed, after you’ve set your priorities, do you find it challenging to balance your goals against the demands and realities that your day presents?  And what about the special challenges you encounter when…

Procrastination Panic Doesn’t Have to Win Out — Try These Tips

Procrastination’s most famous mantra may have been best expressed by Scarlet O’Hara in Gone with the Wind when she said, “I’ll think about it tomorrow.” But they aren’t words that are limited to old Hollywood movies. Indeed, I’m guessing that most of us have at least thought, if not uttered, those words more than a few…

Questions are Powerful Time Tools, So Try This When You’re Stuck

Asking questions is a tried and true method for gaining information and for learning. Just ask Socrates. But did you ever consider the ways that asking yourself questions can function as a powerful time management strategy? It really can, and in part that’s because asking yourself some targeted questions always requires you to pause. So…

Finding Time — A Gift to Give Yourself, Right Here, Right Now

Finding time, whenever you’re able to do it, is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. And finding time isn’t something magical, it’s a skill that you develop with practice and patience. So, that means it’s within your reach, no matter what. Maybe you’re dealing with a crisis. Or maybe you have a…