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5 Tips to a Simpler, Calmer Holiday Season

I used to shake my head and procrastinate about pulling things together for the “holiday season,” which in my life, extends from October-ish through mid January. A victim of the holiday stress. Okay a little dramatic, but that’s what holiday…

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So Much Change: So Little Time

You`ve been promoted. You`re engaged. You`ve been solo in your business and you`ve added a virtual assistant. You`re finally getting your knee replaced, something you`ve thought about for awhile. Congratulations! Why does it feel so stressful, when you asked for…

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Changes Interrupt Us – Power Outage All Week

Living in New Hampshire, we know our big weather is our snowstorms. This year’s October snowstorm was our third largest power outage in history, following the December 2008 Ice Storm and February 2010 Wind Storm. Snowfall is the most in…

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"The Ache and Necessity of Change"– Maya Stein

Last night, a beautiful “10-line Tuesday” poem arrived in my e-mail. A new client sent it, I believe because the poem explains how she sees the value of our organizing and coaching collaboration. I can’t wait to talk with her…

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Letting Go of Your High School Senior

When I think of `letting go,` as an organizing coach, I think about our stuff, our habits which no longer serve us, and our internal clutter. I hadn`t thought about high school seniors ! It started about a year ago,…

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Declutter Your Mind: 6 Ways to Start

Declutter your mind.  The fastest way to combat that feeling of constant distraction. That nagging feeling that you’ve forgotten something – or someone. Declutter and you’ll find focus again. Like with “things,” declutter first, and organize second. Two distinct steps;…

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