As I head into the rush of fall and school starting, I am finding myself drawn to planning. I want to remember my goals, purpose and values. I want to narrow things down to what is most important this season, since I know I can’t get it all done. Sometimes in the busyness of life Read More
David Allen writes about how you can have tons to do, but still be at peace and not stressed: Being complete with your incompletionsÃ‚Â
This was from a newsletter I wrote from a few years back. I saw it and realized it spoke to me today. So I thought I’d share it with whomever else it might speak to. “Life is a sum of all your choices” ~Albert Camus =~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~=~= Deciding, choosing and planning Ã¢â‚¬Å“I have learned over the Read More
What is a project you really want to do, but haven’t gotten around to doing? For example, cleaning the basement, reconnecting with a friend or making a budget. Sometimes we become so scattered nothing gets done. How about trying something different? Commit to working and focusing on your one project this month. Take Action: 1. Read More
Bert Webb writes about how productivity systems go by the way side the minute we start to become overwhelmed. So to keep our productivity up, we need to manage overwhelm. He has some ideas here: http://hwebbjr.typepad.com/openloops/2006/07/staying_product.html
Working Mother magazine has a great article on your to do list: http://www.missioncontrol.com/docs/articles/WM_February_2004.pdf A few of the best suggestions: Block of an hour or two for interupptions Capture everything in one notebook and review your committments regulary
Along with landscaping, gardening and visiting with family I did some summer planning. I hate that feeling at the end of the summer where I had so many ideas of what I wanted to do this summer, but not many happened. Usually it’s because I just had some ideas in my head, but no plans. Read More
Once again I am taking clients for a program to plan the coming year. This year’s is called “Create a Year of Joy” program: http://www.encouragingcoach.com/programs-create.htm Last year I had so much fun helping clients discover what they really wanted in the coming year. This year, I made the program a little more structured and made Read More
This article has some wonderful ideas for Having A Christ-Centered Christms. Many I already do with my kids.
What can you drop off your holiday calendar? What can you say no to? What can you decide not to do?
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