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Is It Time to Rethink Your Routines?

I’ve never liked the idea of routines. Just saying the word makes me feel claustrophobic and trapped. But as I pay more attention to my own behavior, I’ve realized something shocking. I already have routines. (Okay, maybe it’s not shocking … Continue reading

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Getting Ready to Kaizen in 2012, Part 1

Celebrating the new year is one of my favorite things to do. Every December, I take some time to think about the direction my life is headed. Then, of course, comes the goal-setting. When my husband and I set our … Continue reading

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Do You Have Boiling Frog Syndrome?

Have you heard of Boiling Frog Syndrome? It works something like this… If you put a frog in a pot of boiling water, it will immediately try to jump out. But if you put the same frog in a pot … Continue reading

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Does Getting Organized Have To Be Complicated?

For many years, during the pre-smart-phone era, I tried to use a Day Planner. I loved the idea of a little binder to keep all my important information in one place. I bought dozens of different types of pre-printed pages, … Continue reading

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Are You Wasting Your Willpower?

Have you ever started the day determined to stick to your diet…and blown it by lunchtime? There’s a reason that as the day went on, it got harder for you to live up to those good intentions. Psychological studies on … Continue reading

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