Are You Stuck on Stupid?

I love this question that I periodically ask myself, as is it encourages me to have a light heart about habits I might need to change. And my oh my – do I have a few of those! Perhaps you can relate to my experience from my late teens/early twenties. I used to find that I’d wake up on a …

Does It Belong in the D-pile?

Let me explain – let’s say you’re digging into today’s tasks, and you come across the one item on your list that you absolutely dread. For me, my terrible-task was being the bookkeeper. So, after several years of much hand-wringing, moaning, resisting and making myself and others miserable whenever the task was on the table, I realized that it actually …

Time for Tapped in, Tuned in, and Turned on in 2019

*Happy New Year* How does starting as we mean to go on fit for you as you enjoy your first few days of this New Year? Consistency is key; although figuring out what we really want so we know where we’re going to, is the first step. The rocking chair test can be a handy tool for pondering this one. …

Focus is Our Productivity Key

Sure, we all want to be more focused and productive. The question is however, how do we ensure we do this when it’s not easy? Two strategies I picked up from an extraordinary woman, Mel Robbins, at a recent conference in Utah, are the ‘5-second rule’ and ‘30 before 7:30 rule’. 1 Essentially, 30 before 7:30 is investing 30 mins …

Nature’s Best Kept Brain-Focusing Secret

Before I cut to the chase and spill the beans, here’s a huge clue: 85% of our brains are made up of this substance. Since most of us are always keen for ways to boost our brains, and that being low on this key ingredient can account for patches of fuzzy memory, poor concentration, headaches, trouble focusing, decreased productivity, and …