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31
JUL
2017
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Have you Forgotten Your Good Habits?

I’ve developed the good habit of drinking 72 ounces of water a day. During a recent appointment with a client, I realized that I felt awful. I was fatigued and eager for the appointment to be over. It was hard to sustain my focus. Luckily, I was able to function...
24
APR
2017
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Sustaining Your Systems

                 I just can’t find a system that works. I try something and it works for a few weeks, and then I just stop using it. People tell me this all the time. Often, it’s the reason they call me. So what I’m about to...
18
APR
2016
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Running in Circles

Clients often tell me, “I feel like I’m just running in circles.” They get very discouraged to encounter the same problems again and again. But circles are also part of life. We repeat many aspects of our lives. Eating, bathing, working, etc. Some circles happen...
21
JAN
2015
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Self Compassion

De-cluttering, organizing and attempting new habits can stir up that inner critic. We are reminded of missed opportunities and mistakes; of things we wish we had done better, or differently, or not at all. Our imperfections and flaws take center-stage. If you’re thinking...
26
JAN
2014

Failure

Caught an interview with vaccum innovator James Dyson on NPR’s Science Friday. I loved his discussion of failure, stating how it’s necessary for learning to occur. We often don’t make decisions because we’re afraid of making the wrong choice. We...
23
DEC
2013

What can College Freshman Teach Us about Getting Organized?

Setbacks are normal and common when taking on a project such as de-cluttering or learning better organizational habits. They happen in all areas of life, and they don’t mean we are incapable of reaching our goals. Researchers found that helping college students to see...