4 steps to regaining balance

I don't know about you, but this early spring has been extremely hectic for me. I've moved to a new house two months ago, and much of my thinking and dreaming revolved around French style furniture and budget lists that were overspent. On top of that, I've recently traversed the best and most consuming period ...

Building traditions, for mental health

You know that feeling you get when you start noticing the same thing everywhere around you, and it keeps popping up? That's what I get this year about building own holiday traditions. I found it first on The Nest website, and as much as it gets into the typical one-two-three-tips type of articles, it got me thinking. Then ...

Your balance point

Think about your most usual state. Is it depressed? Anxious? Happy? Enthusiastic? Silent? Leading? Communicating? Contemplating? Vegetative? What is the state of being that you will return to, once left alone? Mine is a mixture of worried and contemplating. A mask with eyes looking  somewhere far, and a bit of a frown. People frequently ask me why I'm ...

Idea of the Week – How to create Productivity Structures

It's early February now, and I wonder how many of us kept their New Year's Resolutions. Or whatever goals we set for ourselves a few months ago. I wrote here about how to set simple, kind-of-motivating New Year's Resolutions, that will still keep you going - yes, even mid-February!. And then I wrote here about the ...

Build a Life Changing Habit

If you haven't read at least one article on New Year's Resolutions (yeah, I've got my own)  in the past two weeks, you've been living on another planet. Or don't read blogs too often. Now, as the buzz on New Year's Resolutions wears off, phew, we can all go back to our usual life-consuming boredom. ...Can we? In ...

Life Management 101

I'm not a master of life. But at least I'm a hard learning apprentice. Here are some things I found along the way. I'm sure you've thought about them too. The hard part is getting to do them. This is a crash course on managing your life and bringing it closer to where you want. Call it effectiveness ...