Do Less to Get More Done

Three years ago I made a note to myself in my journal. I had been reading something--an article or a book-- and wanted to boil down what I had read to a mantra. The entry says this: Work when you are working. Relax when you are relaxing. Write when you are writing. And it is …

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My To-Don’t List

I am a total nerd for lists. Lists and calendars help keep my scattered brain somewhat focused even though it's generally just a mess of ideas, questions, memories, and junk that just kind of scrambles in and out the door before I get a grasp on it. I have a planner full of lists, a …

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Bye-Bye to Bad Thoughts – How to Embrace and Work Through Worry

Next up on my road to mindfulness... Working through (and embracing) bad thoughts. Something that has always stuck with me from my therapy days was the notion of ACCEPTING my feelings, worries, and fears. A lot of my stress and anxiety came from the fact that I was upset with myself for being upset. I …

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