Going Vertical

By Naomi Cook Ah …college graduation time – no more classes, no more books! I remember what a great time in life that was – no obligations (for the moment, anyway) and lots of celebration! Plus, I was finally able to check out of that cramped concrete cube that was my bedroom, closet, office, living …

Five Simplify-Life Tips From Albert Einstein

By Carmen Coker Click here to download and print off your motivational poster. In today’s fast-paced world, it is normal to crave simplicity and serenity – and lots of it. The modern view of 1) Learn to say “no”.“simplifying life” focuses less on doing without (unless that is your preference) and more on slowing down, enjoying …

8 Reasons Why it’s Better to Make Your To-Do List the Day Before

By Patty Gardner Do you make tomorrow’s to-do list before you go to bed or first thing in the morning?  I’ve always made my list the night before and I think that works better for these eight reasons: 1.       If I make tomorrow’s list before I go to bed, I sleep better.  I have a …

It’s Time for a “Time Makeover”: 5 Tips for Mastering Your Calendar

Take control of your busy schedule with a few easy ideas! By Joshua Zerkel Time flies when you’re having fun, but what if you’re not having fun and your time still seems to fly away? Do you ever feel like your schedule runs you, rather than the other way around? Maybe you’re feeling like you can’t get …

There’s More To a To-Do List Than To-Do’s

I know that sounds crazy.  A to-do list is a list of things to do.  What more could there be? Actually, there’s actually a lot more.  Like: 1.       Choosing the right to-do’s based on importance.  It’s tempting sometimes (okay, always) to do the things that are easy, fun or the most satisfying.  But those aren’t usually the …

Your Lack of Planning Does Not Create An Emergency For Me – Or Does It?

By Patty Gardner Have you ever heard the saying, “Your lack of planning does not create an emergency for me?”  I love that saying and wish life really worked that way.  But it doesn’t.  The fact is that other people’s lack of planning creates emergencies for me all the time (and honestly, sometimes it’s me …