Online Classes: Organization and Time Management Tips

Online classes or remote schooling this Fall will be different from last Spring, but your family with children and emerging adults can get organized for it and figure out the time management challenges together. Now, it is real, here for…

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A Peek Inside: My Daily Work Routines

It is too easy when you work out of your home to work without taking a break, let the racing thoughts continue, and start up work again after dinner. We know “better,” but it is hard to manage at home…

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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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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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Lists, Redefined

Who likes to make a list? Checking off feels good but making the list? Not so much. The list is too big, long, overwhelming. Or it gets lost, isn’t used except in a crisis, has too many tasks on it…

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20 Ways to Engage Your Brain and Get Started!

You’ve stared at that project on your list for days, weeks even. Looming large, the project drains energy, reminds you daily of something you “haven’t yet done – once again!”  But getting your brain engaged to get started? Not happening. Here…

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