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?
My office has been taken over by handmade cards to send, present to wrap, stocking stuffers, pictures and a scrapbook bag. I need this: Christmas Organization Planning CenterĂ‚Â
Time for holiday planning if you don’t want to be overwhelmed in Dec. Flylady’s has issued her holiday control journal: http://www.flylady.net/pages/holidaycruising1.asp CEO’s Organized Christmas starts Oct 25: http://organizedchristmas.com/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=68 Create your own Holiday Notebook at Christmas Organizing: http://www.christmasorganizing.com/notebook.html Visit My Frugal Christmas Notebook: http://www.frugalchristmas.homestead.com/ Learn to simplify the holidays: http://www.newdream.org/holiday/index.php and http://www.onlineorganizing.com/NewslettersIssue.asp?newsletter=go&date=12/1/2000
I have been working on some goal setting this week. Specifically on spritual goals. I found this thorough and excellent free course on spritual goal setting: Set Goals and Live By Faith. It talks about purpose, time, Biblical basis for goal setting. The course takes you through a step by step process to setting goals Read More
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- Areas to Simplify
- What to Do with all the Papers
- How to Get Things Done When You Are An Emotional Wreck
- How to Get to the End of Your To Do List
- A Question to Help You Make Changes
- Choosing Your Committments
- Laziness Isn't the Problem
- What's Keeping You From Decluttering?
- Uncovering the Creative Areas
- Decluttering the Entryway
- Decluttering Cosmetics
- Piles of Magazine Clippings