Archive for June, 2012

Book Review: The Mindful Manifesto

Posted on June 29, 2012 by

Who wouldn’t be attracted to “how doing less and noticing more can help us thrive in a stressed-out world”, especially when dealing with a case of burnout? I need more thriving. I need less stress. And this book gives a road map of how to do it.

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Creating the Perfect Week

Posted on June 28, 2012 by

Our guest author, Richard Dedor, talks about planning the perfect week and the four things that will get you there.

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Simplifying My Books

Posted on June 27, 2012 by

It’s not springtime, so I can’t blame the urge to spring clean. All I know is that I walked around my house last week and got the overwhelming urge to purge.

I always start is my books because I can go through them rapidly.

Here is how I make this less painful and get them out of my house.

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Open Loops 6/26/2012: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Posted on June 26, 2012 by

On Tuesdays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I talk about email, distraction, winning at life, frittering time, rough day antidotes, processing email and perfectionism.

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What You Don’t Know About How To Use A Calendar

Posted on June 25, 2012 by

You probably have a calendar. Whether it is on your phone, email program, desktop, or tacked to a door, there is generally a calendar around. But the question is: are you using it well?

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Are You A Yard Accident Waiting To Happen?

Posted on June 22, 2012 by

I am by no means the safety queen, but five situations have come up recently that make me wonder if others are also asking for a yard or garden mishap. Do any of these scenarios fit? Are you a yard accident waiting to happen?

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A Little Less Talk, a LOT More Action

Posted on June 21, 2012 by

Our guest author today talks about the cycle of procrastination she was caught in, and how she freed herself.

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Beginning Simplicity: What Is Simplicity?

Posted on June 20, 2012 by

The message of “Simplify!” is all over the place. I see it on magazine covers, the message of entire books and websites, and hear it from people I meet.

Simplification in our complex world seems like a good goal. So why don’t more people do it?

Because simplifying isn’t simple.

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