Injecting Personality and Personal Information on Your Blog While Preserving Your Privacy

How do you get people to “get you”, to understand, like and trust you? If you’re like me, you’ll want to know a bit about the bloggers that you place your trust in. As a blogger, you will need to make decisions about how much of your personal life you want to share on your blog […]

How To Be More Productive Tomorrow – By Starting Tomorrow Today

When I think about how to be more productive today or tomorrow, I always start with making a list. Tomorrow dawns a new day full of potential, but if you have no clear idea of what the day will bring, you increase the chances that you will be distracted by urgent tasks, have no real […]

My Son’s ADHD Journey Success So Far

Sometimes bloggers get a little bit off track and blogs (being blogs) get off-topic.  This is a bit off topic to my normal blog posts, but it’s important to me and may also be of interest to some of you. So it’s the first of June. I can’t believe how much time seems to have […]

Procrastination: Is It Pure Laziness or Are We Predisposed to Putting Things Off?

Procrastination: Is It Pure Laziness or Are We Predisposed to Putting Things Off? By Janis Rowell I for one am guilty of procrastination and used to think of myself as lazy. However one evening as I lay on the sofa and I recounted my very busy day in my head – I needed that justification […]

A Year From Today – Who am I kidding? I have to Focus on My Son TODAY

Ok – I’ve bitten the bullet and started my son, Darcy on Ritalin this morning. It’s been a long journey to get to this point, and I’ve learned more about myself and about my son in these months than ever before. More on that later.   Sunday 24/4/2016. My 7 y.o. son, Darcy, is an […]

8 SIMPLE Ideas to Declutter and Organize Your Life!

It’s amazing how easily our rooms, our houses and garages become cluttered. It sometimes seems that my house is filled to capacity. It’s harder to clean and harder to organize when there are so many things lying around and not in their rightful place. A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place I’m sure your […]

Delegate Chores and Motivate Your Family to Do More

Delegate Chores and Motivate Your Family to Do More By Kristen Wint Many moms find it hard to delegate chores to their children and spouses, as they often feel like they only have so many hours to spend with their families and don’t want to waste precious time bickering about who is doing what. The […]

What is a binge de-clutterer?

What’s a binge decluttererer? It’s someone like me who gets to the point where all the cupboards, drawers, shelves, bookcases and shed are SO full of things, I can’t stand it any longer. Everything is overwhelming me and I can’t fit anything more in anywhere without introducing yet another piece of storage furniture! I’ve had […]

Why Is Blogging So Hard?

I’ve recently had to ask myself “why is blogging so hard?”. I’ve lost my mojo for blogging. Actually, I wonder if I ever really had a “mojo”. It always seems like hard work. Funny that. I have to admit I’ve been disheartened about this whole blogging thing and as a result I’ve left my websites […]

Special Valentine Day Ideas – Valentine Day Plans for Him or Her in 2016

What is your plan for Valentine Day 2016? Do you plan to make a plan for Valentine Day this year? The next big goal on your list of 2016 may be to make Valentine’s day a truly special day for your partner. I’m getting in early with this post (although I’ve started to hear advertising […]

The Best Ways to Manage Stress During The Holiday Season

I’ll start with a question. What do you psychologically connect with the words Christmas Holidays? Is it happiness, spirituality, gratitude, replenishment and enjoyment. Preferably your answer to that will be yes. But, I know that for many families the tensions and strains of Christmas can take their toll and I understand how essential vacation anxiety […]

New Year Resolutions Ideas – Organizational Goals

Organizational Goals If you’re feeling disorganized, it can be debilitating.  A cluttered house or a busy life can make you feel overwhelmed to the point of stopping you from making progress on your goals.  If you don’t have a work/life balance either, you need to find some tips to organize your life. At this time […]

Change Your Life For The Better – Complete those Incomplete Jobs

Completing incomplete jobs is an excellent method to change your life for the better. Incomplete tasks are big silent stress factors that steal hours of your priceless time. They are energy and productivity burglars, but you can eliminate them. From a button missing on your suit coat to the mess in your garage, every unfinished job […]

Get Organized at Home

Here are a few New Year Resolutions Ideas for 2016. New Year’s Day is just around the corner, so if you’re going to make your resolutions, now is the time to be doing so. You may find some of these resonate with you. Get organized at home This is the first in a series of […]

Too Much Stuff – Too Much Clutter

Drowning in Clutter?  Too Much Stuff? Too Much Clutter? What is it about stuff, anyway? Why are we so enthralled with it and why do we accumulate so much more than we need or could ever use? Why do some of us run up huge credit card debts buying more and more stuff? Maybe we […]

What are some of the tangible benefits of setting goals?

Are you not entirely happy with your business, career or life success thus far? Well how did you get to where you are now? Did you make any kind of plan or did you just happen upon the life you’re living? Did you turn up your nose when your career counselor spoke about setting goals? […]

Challenging Behavior in Young Children Starts With the Parents

I searched for answers to my question about the challenging behavior of my 6 year old. I knew full well that challenging behavior in young children starts with the parents. What I found was an eye-opening piece by respected author Gayle Peterson. It is realistic to expect your son to follow appropriate house rules. It […]

ADHD Predominantly Inattentive and Getting Things Done | Pomodoro Technique

ADHD Predominantly Inattentive and Getting Things Done Someone close to me was recently diagnosed as ADHD Predominantly Inattentive and I started to research this condition. Little did I know how many of the traits I would recognize. Today I’m pleased to bring you Tess Messer’s advice. ADHD Predominantly Inattentive and Getting Things Done By Tess […]

40 Ways To Make Money, Save Money and Invest For Your Brightest Future

When it concerns success in our professional and also individual lives, few things are more vital than achieving a happy and healthy lifestyle, and this can be achieved with some sensible individual finance choices. With our work choices, our saving, and also our investing decisions, we determine what will be possible for us in the […]

Transformational Moments – Setting Goals For Character, Not Rewards

We are motivated in 2 ways, either by moving towards pleasure, or by moving away from pain.  Sometimes the pleasure of a goal is not enough to attain it.  If we set a pain associated with not achieving the goal, it can often be a stronger motivator to achieve a desired outcome. Related posts: No […]