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I Am So Busy (Rant)

Nice thing about a blog and radio shows, you get to vent once in a while and it's time, my friends - it's my official I Am So Busy rant. O-M-G. $#%@!

Let's be honest, most everyone we know is super busy.

Full-time jobs. Running a household. Laundry, dishes, cooking, cleaning, yard work. Coaching your kids' sports teams. Paying bills. Running countless, endless errands. Picking up and droping off kids all over town, all the time. Buying gifts. Preparing for parties and gatherings. Washing our...

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Stop Multitasking and Get More Done

It gives me great pleasure to proclaim myself as a recovered multitasker. I now want to pass along what I've learned so you can stop multitasking and get more done (just like me). Once I understood the pitfalls and detriment in this beloved style of productivity, I made an about face and ran the other direction. Being lulled back into the seductive nature of it is a constant battle but like the rest of our challenges, it's worth the fight.

Studies indicate that we cut off our creative flow...

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Do You Need More Time?

Do you really need moretime to do what you're doing? Maybe not, if you buy into the theory known as Parkinson's Law, created by British historian and journalist Cyril Northcote Parkinson (1909-1993). What I love about this theory and many that sprung out of it is its basic premise: work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion.

It's on my mind because I've been tweaking my daily schedule and trying to figure out how much time I need to devote to various areas related to my...

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Making Fitness Fun

Here are some key points to consider in order to get over a slump, jump-start a program or to turn from an exercise-hater to an exercise-enthusiast.
  • Key Points:
  • Move naturally or get active without even thinking about it.
  • Add more movement in your daily activity instead of starting an official workout program.
  • Take four round trips on your office steps instead of the elevator.
  • Walk faster when you put a shopping cart away and offer to take back five others for customers parked far away.
  • Do...

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Lack of Sleep is Serious Business

Zorro Zorro, like all dogs has no problem getting enough sleep!

Gaining weight, fuzzy thinking and premature aging are all possible results from inadequate sleep. Why and how much do we need, anyway? We all know this for sure, lack of sleep is serious business.

Lots of big-time health issues are related to lack of sleep. Studies show a strong correlation between gaining weight and lack of sleep. This is probably because insufficient sleep whacks out our hunger hormones. Leptin, (which suppress...

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How to Keep Goals

Crazy Horse Memorial A goal and vision that started in 1948 and is still in progress.

Most of us don't have a problem setting goals for ourselves. So, why do we have so much trouble keeping them? It's not that we don't want to. Check out these tips on how to keep goals if you fall into that category.

Setting goals and relying on willpower are conscious activities but research tells us that a big portion of our brain-power is unconscious and the information and thoughts that reach our unconscious mind are the ones...

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