What small things can you do to make your life just a little easier? Sometimes my days seem so packed that the thought of trying to change any of my habits seems overwhelming. But I also know that small changes can add up to feeling a lot less frazzled and a lot more peaceful and grounded – even when I’m feeling way too busy. I also know that small changes are easier to incorporate into my routine and then, I’m a lot more likely to actually do them! To get ideas, I decided to take a poll of some of my colleagues to see what they do. Here you go – and I’d love to hear what little things you do to simplify your life. You can post your comments in the section at the very end of this post. “I do all of my cooking on Sunday, so that […]
Fighting Distraction with Focus
Most days I get dozens and dozens of emails, and these are just the ones that are legitimate. They’re from clients, vendors and co-workers. I love that I can use email to communicate quickly, how email provides a paper trail for records, and how it supplements my organization of tasks. But I don’t love the way it complicates my life. In some ways, it’s made my life fragmented and frustrated. I crave the moments when I can get off the grid and leave all technology behind. Here’s an example: email is the bane of my existence when I’m trying to focus on a project or lengthy task. Unfortunately, I’m of the makeup that, when I see the little box slide in at the upper right of my screen I feel like I have to check the email. If it’s a request for something that only takes a minute or two to […]
How you can simplify your life, step by step
I have an online class filled with all the basic essentials to get you started on living a more simple life.