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The Stress-Free Way To Manage Your Day

Romi Grossberg | Posted 07.12.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Romi Grossberg

I am organized. This keeps all stress at bay. Many people think that getting or being organized is time consuming and can be stressful alone. It doesn't need to be at all. So here is how I do it. You can too!

Is Your To-Do List Doing You In?

Christine Hassler | Posted 06.30.2016 | Women
Christine Hassler

If you are feeling overwhelmed by everything you have to get done, it is time for a to-do list do over!

Laugh at Pre-Travel Stress With This Simple Plan

Dave Tomlinson | Posted 06.07.2016 | Travel
Dave Tomlinson

I can still clearly remember the night before my first overseas trip. I was rushing around but didn't seem to be making progress. I glanced at the c...

Why You Should Stop Using To-Do Lists (and What to Do Instead)

James Carbary | Posted 05.29.2016 | Business
James Carbary

Rather than a slew of tasks on paper, which have no context as to complexity or time-requirements, set aside time blocks on your calendar to complete those tasks.

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

Christine Carter, PhD | Posted 05.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Christine Carter, PhD

Below are the five steps to transform a long, overwhelming list of things into a high performing task-list. A note about format: You'll probably have to give up your pen and paper list for this one.

Intervention: When Your To-Do List Is Running You

Ashley Stahl | Posted 05.11.2016 | Business
Ashley Stahl

Who doesn't love a girls' night every now and then? It's an opportunity to escape reality for a few hours, feeling rejuvenated by laughter and heart-t...

How to Identify What's Really Important and Get It Done

Allison Volk | Posted 03.28.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Allison Volk

Do you ever have the feeling that there are too many things to do every day but there simply isn't time to do them all? Or the energy to do them all well? I hate that feeling, and yet, the older I get the more I realize that it's kind of a reality of life.

Why Time Is Not My Friend

Shea Curry | Posted 03.18.2016 | Parents
Shea Curry

It's the New Year and TIME still proves to not be my friend, but I'm working on our relationship. No, seriously I am! I made it through the chaos and overall exhaustion of the holiday season. I said I wasn't going to make it complicated.

How To Boost Your Productivity

Apartment Therapy | Posted 03.09.2016 | HuffPost Home
Apartment Therapy

If you're anything like me, winter means cozying up on the couch, shrouding yourself in blankets, and hitting the snooze button in the cold mornings. ...

Why I Deleted My 'To-Do' List on My Phone (And Why It's Good for My Marriage!)

Alysha Heatherly | Posted 02.26.2016 | Weddings
Alysha Heatherly

As an organization ninja, I am a do-er of things. Busy life, busy job, busy family, busy calling! Hard to keep things straight. I keep a myriad of to-do lists throughout my crazy life -- but the one place I do not keep these lists is on my phone.

5 Lifestyle Tweaks For A More Productive Life

Jimmy Burgess | Posted 11.20.2015 | Healthy Living
Jimmy Burgess

Despite all the distractions, there are proven ways to increase your productivity that are not as hard as you think. Thankfully, it is in little changes that we have the ability to see dramatic gains. The following are five ways to dramatically increase your productivity.

Throwing Away "To-Do Lists" to Make Memories

Jennifer S. White | Posted 09.21.2015 | Parents
Jennifer S. White

Love is easy to forget about, if we don't place it high up on that to-do list--and love is free and pretty to think about, but it's, unfortunately, not always the easiest choice.

The Ultimate To-Do List

Elliot Begoun | Posted 09.08.2015 | Business
Elliot Begoun

We all have our lists. Some use simple pen and paper, the tech-minded rely on software and the bold and brave keep their list tucked away in their minds. We prioritize, plan and stress about the items on it.

How Smart Women Rethink Their To-Do Lists

Gayle Hilgendorff | Posted 08.26.2015 | Women
Gayle Hilgendorff

I was working with a group of women last week on the idea of creating a WANT to do list vs. reacting to a NEED to do list. This is an exercise that I enjoy doing with people, where we take a step back from our need to do, should do, have to do mindset, and reframe our thinking to developing a want to do, love to do, look forward to doing list.

3 Very Good Reasons to Procrastinate This Summer

Dorothy Breininger | Posted 07.05.2016 | Healthy Living
Dorothy Breininger

Summer time is a perfect time to attack those long-awaited projects, right? Well, we thought we wanted to do them but realize we need a break. Is there ever a time to say procrastination is not such a bad thing? Read on to find out.

4 Easy Tips to Avoid Falling Into Frenzy

Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA | Posted 06.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Shakti Sutriasa, LCSW, MA

I recently got back from a family holiday in France. Because I wanted to be "on vacation" I'd decided to get a head start on my work so it wouldn't be...

How to Create a To-Do List That Practically Does Itself

Daniel DiPiazza | Posted 05.25.2015 | Healthy Living
Daniel DiPiazza

Whether you accomplish three out of seven things of the day...or three out of three....you're still completing the SAME amount of work -- but one list leaves you feeling empty and dissatisfied, while the other leaves you confident and happy with your daily progress.

Seven Platinum Rules for Hyper Business Growth

MaryEllen Tribby | Posted 05.04.2015 | Business
MaryEllen Tribby

None of these rules require any monetary commitment, but they all call for a mental and emotional commitment. Start today and in just seven days from now I bet you see a big difference in your productivity.

Accomplishing More Than A To-Do List

Shaniece Bennett | Posted 04.26.2015 | Small Business
Shaniece Bennett

Every day we set out to accomplish a specific set of tasks. Yet we easily forget about all the other stuff that we do in between.

The Price of Saying Yes

Mila Atmos | Posted 03.29.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Do less, not more, to honor who you already are. Turn off your smart phone. Take a nap or a walk in the park. Meditate. Read a novel. Say no to the party that you are too tired to go to. Decline the urge to say yes.

The Checklist Life

Mila Atmos | Posted 03.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Mila Atmos

Be thankful for the good thing that is already inside. Nurture the soul. Throw away that old tape of self-criticism. Put in a new recording with words that describe the best of you. It is more than enough.

Do You Struggle to Organize Your Life? Try These Five Steps

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 02.05.2015 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

My method of organizing is simple. And I'm sharing the method with you, hoping that it will inspire you. If you like, you can modify any of these steps and develop your own method for organizing your life.

Why Stopping to Smell the Roses Is Crucial for Your Business

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 02.01.2015 | Small Business
Mercedes Maidana

When one task gets crossed off of the list, three more show up. It is all part of growing your business, dreaming bigger and getting things done. We need to understand that there will never be a final line that we will cross before we are done and can take a break.

Checking a Box Is Not Generating Results

Alex Charfen | Posted 01.18.2015 | Small Business
Alex Charfen

Results--what entrepreneurs are driving their businesses towards. The result of a project, initiative or even team member is what allows us to measure if our business is moving forward. Without those results, we are just spinning our wheels not knowing if our actions actually impact our goal.

The Day I Stopped Seeing a To-Do List Everywhere I Turned

Vanessa Loder | Posted 01.17.2015 | Women
Vanessa Loder

Everywhere I looked, all I saw was a to-do list. Things that must be done, people to call, emails to send, things to be cleaned, reminders to be remembered. I wasn't present because I was too busy thinking about the future.