How to Not Get Overwhelmed by the Little Chores of Life

A new book explores how to manage our endless cycle of administrative tasks and enjoy our lives more.   Recently, a friend of mine called with a spontaneous invitation to a holiday tea. It sounded fun, but…I hesitated to say yes. Shouldn’t I be filling out that school form or returning phone calls or calling[…]

How to Help Your Kids Get Organized Without Nagging

Positive encouragement and patience are key to helping your child learn organizational skills.     “Brush your teeth!” “Where are your socks?” “Don’t forget to bring a sweatshirt!” “Where’s the homework you finished last night?”   Too often, weekday mornings can seem like a race against the clock. When your alarm goes off, you start[…]

Six Thinking Hats | Looking at a Decision From All Points of View

What is your instinctive approach to decision making? If you’re naturally optimistic, then chances are you don’t always consider potential downsides. Similarly, if you’re very cautious or have a risk-averse outlook, you might not focus on opportunities that could open up.   Often, the best decisions come from changing the way that you think about[…]

Relieve The Stress of To Do Lists

Clearing your “to do list” is challenging, but it can be done more easily than you may think with these guidelines.   10 Ways to Stop Being Stressed By Your To-Do List!   To-do lists are widely popular for maintaining productivity and minimizing the stress of a busy day. However, if you’re not careful, your to-do[…]