Avoiding A Work Task or Conversation? Check in with Your Feelings.

Avoidance. Procrastination. Putting it off. If you are avoiding a work task, call  or project for work/school, get quiet and check in with how you are feeling about the task. The answer to moving ahead lies there and here’s what…

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motivation and momentum

Motivation vs. Momentum

Forget motivation. Think “momentum.” I’ve borrowed this phrase from my work with clients who have ADHD, a brain based condition, because it can work for a lot of us these days, ADHD or not. Motivation comes from us internally. That…

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Advice if Time Blocking Isn’t Working for You

“Time blocking”is praised by many productivity experts. Commonly the advice is 2 hour chunks of time, dedicated to a particular project, so you can move it forward. With many of us working from home, “chunking time” became more complex with…

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reflection

Stir Crazy?

I’ve heard this question often from people working from home who are not used to it, from people who did work from home but are finding their business is down, and others. One of my friends has said before “Why…

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surprises

Begin Thinking about Takeaways from this Time Period

I’m not rushing things, but as we move through this unusual time period of our lives, I’d like us to begin thinking about takeaways. Start writing down what you want to keep doing; stop doing; or add to life. It’s…

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stuck fog

What Other Possibilities Could There Be?

This is SUCH a useful question when you’re stuck, when things haven’t been going well so you’re sliding down that hill of “I can’t ever do this …” , for black and white thinking (ever/never; yes/no; success or failure); or…

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