Declutter Your To-Do List and Get More Done

When you declutter your to-do list you give yourself a huge productivity boost. Think about it. We all know that finding time to complete the items on your to-do list is an ongoing challenge.  During the holiday season, it’s a challenge that often becomes especially difficult. So, this morning, I invite you to take a step…

Set Yourself Free from Perfectionism with These Timely Tips

When you’re free from perfectionism you have access to more energy than you might have ever known you had. So, where’s the key to that freedom? How can you give yourself this gift? Well, in a previous post about the dangers of perfectionism I shared some thoughts about the ways that it poisons your moments. And when you…

Stalled and Stuck? The ‘5-More-Rule’ Gets You Moving Again

When you’ve stalled and your project is stuck, it feels just awful. Stress rises and creative ideas are suddenly elusive. You need to keep moving to accomplish your goals.  But how often do you feel drained and guilty because your energy has abandoned you and your projects have come to a grinding halt? Stalled projects…

Positive Productivity: How to Boost Your Energy and Move Yourself to Success

Finding time to enhance your productivity by accomplishing daily tasks or working toward long-term goals requires focus and discipline.  And it requires energy. So, building in small rewards for yourself along the way helps. How? Well, it boosts your focus, helping you stay on track. And your rewards also provide breaks that motivate and refresh! When you are consistent…

Procrastination Stealing Your Time and Sapping Your Energy? This Helps…

Procrastination is a huge time and energy thief. And you know what else? It has a profound effect on your self-trust and your confidence. It nibbles away, undermining incrementally. Unnoticed at first, its effects are very debilitating in the long run. The habit of putting things off creates a vicious cycle that feeds on itself…

Feeling Stuck About a Project? Well, This Will Surely Help…

When you’ve got a project on your horizon and you’re feeling stuck, what do you do? It can feel overwhelming, and the more time passes, the larger the project looms. So, the first bit of advice I’ll give you is simple: Remember that a project isn’t a monolith. (Click to Tweet) Indeed, any project has…

Be Playfully Productive to Get Those Creative Juices Flowing

A productive day feels good, doesn’t it? Indeed, productivity is something we often seek. And yet, it can be an elusive goal. And being productive loses its meaning whenever you make it the be-all and end-all. When it becomes a value or goal in and of itself, you begin to feel like a hamster in a…