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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 07.05.2015 | 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'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.

7 Small Tasks You Can Do This Week To Feel Less Stressed

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living

To-do lists are really just bearers of bad news. We plow through them hoping to draw lines through each item, only to repeat the same routine the foll...

How to Make Daily Progress in Your Business

Stacia Pierce | Posted 12.03.2014 | Business
Stacia Pierce

Progress is important to growing your business, and you must take daily action in order to make progress. The key is pacing yourself. Get a clear vision of where you want to go and then determine what you can do daily to get you closer to your goals.

30 Things You Must Do Before You Turn 30

Kerry O'Brien | Posted 11.23.2014 | Comedy
Kerry O'Brien

Upon realizing life was speeding by me faster than ever, I decided to cook up a list of 30 things I absolutely must do before I turn 30 and I am happy to report that I have recently accomplished them all!

The Case For Putting Nothing On Your To-Do List

Nicole Glassman | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

It seems many of us have a fear of failing, or not doing enough, or not doing it "right." We are afraid that if we leave that inbox unattended, we will seem irresponsible. If we leave the dishes in the sink for that moment, we are just creating more to do later.

Re-Thinking the To-Do List: A Better Way to Accomplish Your Goals

Alex Charfen | Posted 09.28.2014 | Small Business
Alex Charfen

Today, we're more reactive as people than we have ever been in our history. Technology has made it possible to access information instantaneously, and to reach anyone across the globe instantaneously, whenever we choose.

Why You Should Add A 'Done List' To Your To-Do List

Posted 07.29.2014 | Healthy Living

By Melissa Dahl This Week’s Insight: I have a bit of a to-do list problem. At any given moment, I have four such lists going: two for the week ...

You're Tackling Your To-Do List All Wrong -- Here's How To Get It Right

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 07.25.2014 | HuffPost Home

There's a load of laundry hoping to be folded, lunches asking to be made and an influx of emails impatiently waiting to be answered -- and you haven't...

7 Ways To Stop Procrastinating

Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living

By Gail Saltz, M.D. Choices are never easy, especially when it comes to life's big ones. Phoebe, 39, came to see me one day, distraught after lea...

The One Selfish Thing Each Busy Mom Should Do Now to Have No Regrets Next Year

Kat Bern | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Kat Bern

Think of the first step you would have to take for your dream to come true and then do it! Putting your dream on the to-do list will actually ensure that you are not going to forget about it or put it on the back burner.

The Art Of Eliminating Your To-Do List

Samantha Bennett | Posted 06.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Samantha Bennett

We know we're not going to get everything done today that we would like to get done. So rather than walking around feeling bad about all the stuff we know we're not going to get to, let's do some strategic thinking about "the list" itself.