100 Days to Christmas

| August 29, 2011

It is probably funny to think about Christmas when we’re in the middle of triple digital heat and a drought. Reading the new ebook “100 Days to Christmas” is stirring up the thoughts of fall and winter holidays. Holidays can cause stress and anxiety amid a whirlwind of plans, but author Jennifer Tankersley is here to help you get ready while keeping your sanity and, more importantly, your enjoyment of the holiday season.

Plan Your Staycation

| August 15, 2011

People need vacation time to renew and recharge themselves, but it seems Americans don’t take vacations as much as they should. When I posted an article from ABC News about the importance of vacations on Facebook, one of my friends said it was hard to truly take a vacation when you work from home and can’t afford to take a vacation. So how do you take a staycation and stay away from work?

You Know You’re From …

| August 8, 2011

In the past week, a new phenomenon has popped up on Facebook, and numerous pages devoted to hometowns, usually beginning with “You Know You’re From (Hometown).” My hometown of Elgin, Oklahoma is no exception, and a classmate created the “You Know You’re from Elgin, Oklahoma” page. I’ve been reading and posting comments for the past […]

Organizing Summer Camp: Paper

| August 5, 2011

This week’s Organizing Summer Camp Project is Paper! Amazing how one sheet of paper is so flimsy and weightless. Put together a stack of paper, and you can get a hefty pile of clutter. My personal goal is to be as digital as possible, and it’s easy to do when scanners are so readily available either as part of a printer or a separate device.

Is Multi-Tasking an Addiction?

| August 1, 2011

In a word: Yes. I pondered this question after reading a blog post on one of my favorite sites called Little Buddha. The writer was discussing ways to slow down and do things one at a time, and she wrote how hard it was for her to stop multi-tasking that she wondered if she was addicted to it. I think she is on to something. I’ve seen Multi-Tasking Addiction in my clients, my nieces and nephews, my friends, total strangers and myself. So how can you break the Multi-Tasking Addiction?