How to Make Lemonade, Even With Extra-Sour Lemons

I’m guessing that you’ve heard about making lemonade out of lemons. These days, that adage may sound like a huge understatement. But, especially when it comes to everyday living, I think it conveys some wise advice. Finding your way when life hands you lemons is a major challenge. Indeed, when things don’t turn out as…

Overwhelmed Today? 3 Tips Help You Breathe Easier

You’re not alone if you’re feeling overwhelmed today. These are stressful times, even if you’re not busy. But add in competing priorities and it’s easy to feel like you’re floundering. So, how do you cope when your to-do list is full, you’re already rushing, and then an unexpected change throws a wrench into your already…

Beat Procrastination, Even When It’s Got You Tied in Knots

How do you beat procrastination? Time challenges stymie LOTS of people, so if you’re one of them, you are not alone. And if you want to beat procrastination, you need to get to its roots. You see, the reasons that people procrastinate vary, but the results are the same, ALWAYS.  When procrastination is one of…

Crisis Support — How to Help When the Unexpected Intrudes

The word crisis – it conjures many images, doesn’t it? Maybe it’s as far-reaching as a hurricane or earthquake, harming hundreds and sending shock waves around the globe. Or maybe it’s as personal as a health crisis for you or a family member. Or perhaps it’s an animal companion in sudden need of first aid. Whatever it is that suddenly…

Clear Clutter to Free Up Energy and Time with These 3 Tips

Clutter makes every task harder and it drains your energy. It’s disturbing and unsettling. Things feel chaotic, unfinished and confusing. There’s just no getting around it. When you’re surrounded by clutter, you’re ultimately adding to your stress, while decreasing your chances of feeling settled and satisfied. Clearing clutter really helps. So, finding time for decluttering is…

Got a Travel Template? It Helps, as Do These 5 Tips

When you travel, how much of a hassle is it to pack and prepare? Do you feel like you spend way too much time basically reinventing the wheel as you decide what to carry with you and what to leave at home? Do you over-pack? Under pack? The variations on this travel angst theme are…

Inbox Productivity Hacks — Here are 5 Tips that Help

Does your inbox ever feel like your enemy? Does it feel relentless and demanding — a never-ending source of stress and overwhelm? It’s true that your stress level is often directly related to the number of e-mails in your inbox. And, at the same time, finding time to manage your e-mail isn’t always the top priority…