before the storm hits

Sudden Chaos: How Did We Get Here (and how do we deal!)

You’re overwhelmed and you don’t know how you got to this point.  Sudden chaos !  The house is a mess. My time is completely out of control. But I’m using the same systems I always have to organize my days…

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summer schedule-chaos or calm

Summer Schedule: Chaos or Calm?

Summer schedule changes can wreak havoc, unless you organize time differently. Before the summer started, we had a regular flow to our workdays, a regular time we got involved with children or grandchildren, some sort of regular patterns to our…

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boundaries

Protect More of Your Time

Do you feel as if you do “everything” for “everyone?” Most of us give away more than protect our time. When a business contact calls and asks you for a meeting or when you make a doctor’s appointment, we’re usually…

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overwhelmed parent scheduling tips

Work-at-Home & Self-Employed Parents: Scheduling Tips

Work-at-home and self-employed parents sometimes need scheduling tips to save the week from chaos and constantly feeling overwhelmed or alone in the battle. You balance more than the rest of us in my coaching experience, because there is more you…

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Self-Employed? Family business? How to take time off – comfortably and without guilt.

If you’re self-employed or in a family business it’s hard to feel comfortable taking off days or a vacation. As we head towards the holidays and a new year, here is a list of ways to start to discuss the…

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switching gears

Mixing up Personal & Work During the Day: Clues it’s NOT Working.

Switching gears: What difference does it make if you mix up your workday and personal life “things to do?” How do you know when you’re too structured or not structured enough with your work/life boundaries? I have two quick lists…

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