Using Time Wisely
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What’s Your Clutter Style?

Clutter. Whether you’re the world’s most organized person or a total mess, we all deal with clutter at some point in our lives. Our professional life gets busy and suddenly we realize there’s a pile of mail si...

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Unwind this Weekend! How to (Really!) Recharge

If you’re a Downton Abbey fan, you probably chuckled when you heard Maggie Smith’s character say, “What is a weekend?” Though it was a laughable moment, though, one might wonder, isn’t this what al...

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Organize Your New Year!

Clockwise:  1)  Leopard agenda by Chapters Indigo 2) Postman’s Pink Lock agenda by Mulberry 3)  Campari Munari Limited Edition by Bric  4)  Black lamb leather by Chanel  5)  Monogrammed exotic leather by Saks Fifth...


Stressed Already?

Happy New Year? More like Wacky New Year! I’m not sure why 2013 has felt so intense already, but there is some pressure in the air. Maybe its because we want to make sure we do better than we did last year? Maybe its because ...

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Learn From Negative Emotions

We often view negative emotions as killers of our productivity. Feeling anxiety, frustration, anger — it keeps us from getting things done. It’s better to let them pass quickly or ignore them, right? Not necessarily...

Words

Words to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary in 2013 (Part II)

Your words have power. So we’re digging into Part II of our three-part series to eliminate specific words from your vocabulary. (If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Part I of this series. It will be a helpf...


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Did Your Travel Suck This Holiday Season? Prep Better with These Products

The amazing Kathi Toll has been profiling her own travel mayhem and mishaps and her amazing attempt to get her beauty regime into that ridiculous little baggie TSA recommends. And over the last few weeks, I’ve felt her pa...

Words

Words to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary in 2013 (Part I)

The words that come out of your mouth are a direct reflection of how and what you think. You think a certain way, and the words come out accordingly. There are some counterproductive — yet commonly used — words tha...

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Finish Your Book! What Does Your 2012 Look Like?

In “Organized Chaos,” I told you about the amazing organizational benefits of a “Junk Drawer” notebook — that notebook you can carry with you everywhere to record important notes and all your brill...


holidaycleanup

Holiday Prep & Cleanup Essentials

You’ve known your family and friends were coming for the holidays for weeks . . . but somehow, you lost track of the time. You had work to finish before the holidays, parties to attend, and presents to buy. Now you have t...