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

Mercedes Maidana | Posted 12.09.2014 | 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 12.03.2014 | 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 and Cadey Charfen | Posted 11.18.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey 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 11.17.2014 | 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 and Cadey Charfen | Posted 09.28.2014 | Small Business
Alex and Cadey 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.

Four Ways to Free Yourself From Your To-Do List

Daniela Tempesta, LCSW | Posted 04.09.2014 | Healthy Living
Daniela Tempesta, LCSW

I tend to see my to-do list as something that will help me relieve anxiety -- when the to-do list gets smaller, so will my anxiety. Mistake. While it feels great to check things off the list, when there are still pending items I feel like a failure.

When You Get to the Buffet, Don't Put It ALL on Your Plate

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

Often when we feel we have a lot on our plates, it's about pleasing others, making them happy or doing what we are 'supposed to do.' Don't argue with me here. If you have kids, you fall into this pattern by accident and often.

The Playlist Your To-Do List Will Thank You For

Posted 11.11.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What Productive People Do To Get It All Done

Posted 08.29.2013 | Healthy Living

By Hannah Morgan for U.S. News If you struggle to check everything off your list, you aren't alone. According to a 2012 survey by LinkedIn, only 1...

Successful People Do This Daily, But You're Getting It Wrong

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 07.19.2013 | HuffPost Home

There's a good reason why your to-do list is constantly failing you.

Your Game Plan For Nipping Stress In The Bud

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

The most important work you'll do today is planning what you'll do. Here are some key strategies for staying proactive -- and one step ahead of stress.

3 Little Tricks For Less Stress At Work

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Simone N. Sneed

No matter whether you are an intern or a CEO, all of us have moments where we feel overwhelmed at work. The trick is to know what to do when you feel this way so that you can make smart decisions that are intentional and not based merely on alleviating your discomfort.

Too Much to Do and What to Do About It

John Pavley | Posted 05.16.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

Naturally I turn to technology to help me out. Modern technology is awesome, but not enough. Here is my current, highly optimized, guide to personal productivity using a combination of technology, common sense, and ideas stolen (with love) from various experts and scientific studies.

Be in the Top 5!

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 02.13.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I invite you to think about what deserves to be a priority on your to-do list so that you can be the best version of yourself for you and for others. Doing this requires proactive planning and some introspection.

Are You On Your Own List?

Dr. Wendie Trubow | Posted 12.05.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Wendie Trubow

I invite you to determine those things that help keep you sane, and not only put them on your list, but make them as important as the things that have a hard-and-fast expiration date. Making sure you have to-dos for yourself will help make you more productive, focused, and effective.

Mile-Long To-Do List? How To Make More Time For You

Stephenie Zamora | Posted 01.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Stephenie Zamora

Think about what you could do with an extra hour or two each day. Would you be less stressed? Finally get around to that passion project? Maybe start a garden or have more nights out with the girls? Perhaps extra time is what you need to finally get to the gym?