There’s nothing more helpful than organizing your desk to make you feel more productive and creative. But sometimes just organizing your desk (the top of it) still doesn’t make your office feel tidy enough to focus and concentrate. (more…)
Last week I talked about Doing it all. Since we can’t actually do everything, how can you figure out what things are most important for you.
There is no cookie-cutter model for balancing work, family, and self. I think that’s because people have really different priorities. For some people, an organized house is not nearly as important as being successful in their career or traveling around the world. For others, having a place for everything and everything in its place is what keeps them sane. So for those people, an organize house is quite a high priority. (more…)
So much has been said and written about life-work-family balance, it seems like we’d be done talking by now. Still, there are houses to run, careers to have, and children to feed. In that respect we will always be talking about doing it all — about life balance, also known by it’s not-so-loaded name: time management. (more…)
Time, like money, is exactly what you make of it.
If I remain oblivious to how long things actually take and let my days pound me like waves while I paddle to stay above water, it will never feel like I have any power over my time. (more…)
Think back on this year that’s ending. What if your next 5 years play out pretty much the same way–your job, your free time, your relationships? Does that projection make you feel glad or sad? Excited or scared? (more…)
The end of a calendar year brings the concept of time to the front of our consciousness as we count even the seconds until the entire set of numbers governing our modern lives turns over to give us a fresh start. (more…)
A few years ago I started thinking,
I can’t wait to retire so I can have time to read a book!
And then I realized how ridiculous that sounded. Why am I waiting? Reading makes me happy, so why not make it a priority now? (more…)