Time Management Lies We Tell Ourselves Every Day!

When it comes to time, most of us are guilty of telling ourselves little white lies. Sometimes, we tell whoppers like … I don’t have enough time … I’ll do it later … I can multi-task … They seem harmless, but these little deceptions can have a negative impact on our overall lives. When you’re […]

Breakfast Television: Dive Into Spring Organizing!

Are you putting off Spring Organizing because you just don’t know where to begin? It’s easy to do if you follow these tips from my Breakfast Television Calgary segment. Spring brings a sense of renewal with it so it’s a perfect time to give your home a refreshed look. Let’s dive in to the steps that […]

How to Prioritize When Everything Feels Like a Priority!

You know that overwhelmed feeling you get when there’s just so much to do and everything feels like it’s got to get done NOW?!? And so you do nothing because you’re paralyzed by indecision. Or you end up working on busy stuff but not really getting anything of importance done. It’s a problem that everyone […]

The Truth About Sleep & Productivity!

If you think you have to stay awake longer to get more things done, think again. Sleep is one of the first behaviours many of us are willing to sacrifice, on the mistaken assumption that doing so will allow us to be more productive. But studies have proven that with a good night of sleep […]

Just One Minute!

Sometimes when we’re feeling stressed and overwhelmed with too much. … … stuff … disorder … email … things to do, it’s easy to forget that spending just a minute cleaning something up can make us feel a little more in control. Getting organized doesn’t always have to take a lot of time. Really. It’s […]

It’s A Good Time To Slow Down!

“There’s just not enough time in the day!” “I have too much to do, I’ll never get caught up!” Do these statements feel familiar to you? I hear them often, and I’ve even said them myself a time or two … or more. And because there’s just never quite enough time, you probably feel the pressure […]

Go Home Earlier!

Do you tend to stay late at the office to ‘catch up’ on stuff that didn’t get done in the normal working hours of your day? You know, the REAL work that you just couldn’t get to because of the interruptions/meetings/fires, etc. that you dealt with all day long. You probably tell yourself that if […]

How To Make Your To-do List Smaller!

You can’t do everything. There simply aren’t enough hours in a day. Instead ask yourself: “What am I willing to give up in order to gain more hours for the things that really matter?” ~ Harold Taylor Does ‘busy’ rule your world and make you feel overwhelmed? Does your list of commitments, tasks and action […]

A Time Management Lesson From A Fruit Smoothie

True story … One morning I was observing the process my hubby uses to build his breakfast smoothie. Most days he struggles with getting all the yummy ingredients into the small container we use. Consistently, he saves the big chunks of fruit for last and then it’s battle-royal getting it all to fit into the […]

Are You Feeling Insane?

Does the thought of coming into your office make you crazy? I once met a woman who told me she felt like gathering up all her papers, piles & files, books, even the computer … throwing it all out the window into one big pile … then pouring gasoline over it … (imagine this description […]