Monthly Archives: October 2011

Are You Programmed to be Disorganized?

This week’s post includes an excerpt from The Kaizen Plan for Organized Authors: Take Control of Your Writing Career 10 Minutes at a Time. Take a minute to think about the home you grew up in. Was it neat or … Continue reading

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Stay Sane While Shopping (Reduce Holiday Stress, Part 2)

Now that you’re armed with strategies for keeping your holiday eating under control, how about holiday shopping? Here are some tips for getting it done without going nuts: Manage Gift-Giving Coordinate gifts. If you know that your sister is going … Continue reading

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Is Healthy Holiday Eating Possible? (Reduce Holiday Stress, Part 1)

Thanks to Shelley for inspiring this post with her comment last week asking for tips on resisting holiday treats! The winter holiday season can be a difficult time to maintain healthy habits. We’re extra-busy with Christmas shopping, putting up decorations, … Continue reading

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Interview: The Kaizen Method to Living a Healthy Lifestyle with Barbara Bingham

This week Barbara Bingham, nutritionist and author of The Kaizen Method to Living a Healthy Lifestyle, has generously agreed to drop by and talk with us about how she applies the kaizen approach to counseling clients who want to improve … Continue reading

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How Do You Treat Your Future Self?

I’d like to start with a simple exercise this week: take a few seconds to close your eyes and imagine yourself at this time next year. What do you see? Is your future self calm or harried? Sitting in a … Continue reading

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