I used to think the answer was to get stuff done
I want to take you back a few years and tell you what I used to think about overwhelm. I thought overwhelm was because there was too much on my To Do list or because I had too much going on in my life. In other words, when there’s lots to get done or lots […]
6 ways to gain energy
Do you wish you had more energy? After a wish for more time, a desire for more energy is probably the most frequent craving I hear from women. How to gain energy You can have more energy by simply doing two things: Think high-energy thoughts Make high-energy choices The array of high-energy thoughts and choices […]
Mini mission—Stop trying to be more efficient
Many of my clients struggle with what they describe as “time management issues”. They want to learn strategies for working more efficiently so they can get more done. Does that describe you? Do you say things like: If only I were more organized. I just need better systems. I have to streamline how I do […]
Organizing and managing are not the answer
We have too many things and situations in our lives we’re trying to organize and manage. Our closets overflow with clutter and we think, If only I could get organized. Our calendars spill over with commitments and we think, If only I could manage my time more effectively. Our lives are filled with tension and worry […]
Have a love-hate relationship with your To Do list? Get rid of it.
I used to have a To Do list. OK, to be honest, I used to be ruled by my To Do list. It reigned. Supreme. I was its oh-so-humble servant, and we definitely had a love-hate relationship. On the love side… I loved how writing things on my To Do list gave me an initial […]
Are you addressing symptoms or root causes?
A number of my clients stress over feeling disorganized. They talk about finding the right time management system, decluttering once and for all, or finding a new and improved way to tackle their To Do list. Unfortunately, none of those strategies address the root cause of the problem. Which means the symptoms associated with feeling […]
Why are you trying to be a master juggler?
Client: Last week was really crazy. I just need to get better at juggling. Me: What’s the appeal of keeping all those balls in the air? It sounds exhausting. Client: No, it’s just a figure of speech. You know what I mean. I need to be better at handling stuff, multitasking, managing my time. Hmmm….that […]
Do you have a scarcity mindset about time?
There’s never enough time. I’m so busy, but always behind. There just aren’t enough hours in the day. I have too many things to do and not enough time. With this scarcity mindset, you cut yourself off from this possibility and clarifying principle: There is enough time for what really matters. Quite simply, your mindset […]