Never Enough Time!

How many times have you taken a book or two with you on a trip, only to return home with them still unread?  We are all horrible at calculating free time.  We start off with high expectations only to become disappointed when confronted by reality. Each week we have the gift of 168 hours…no more, […]

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Procrastination:  The Thief of Time

This is the second of a series of two articles that explore the dynamics of procrastination. In my last article, you learned what procrastination is and why people do it. In this article, you will learn how to change your procrastination behaviors and enable yourself to be more productive. In the first article I explained […]

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Just Do It!  Why People Procrastinate

The first in a series of two articles, this one dealing with why we procrastinate. As I sit down to start writing this article, the time is 1 pm on Tuesday afternoon. I have until noon on Wednesday (tomorrow) to get it finished and submitted to the newspaper to meet the deadline. Oh yeah, it’s […]

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Escape The Grip Of Worry

It’s not uncommon to experience a number of difficult situations everyday…little aches and pains, slights made to you by others, mistakes you make (and get called on), upsetting news, etc.  It’s also not uncommon to become lost in some of these problems, giving them so much power over you that it’s almost as if they […]

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 Chronic Clutter Syndrome

There may be a new “disorder” on the horizon.  Now just a silent accomplice to other disorders like depression, anxiety, and sleep deprivation, this growing problem may soon warrant its own title and code number in the diagnostic dictionary.  Perhaps it will be called something like “Clinical Clutter Disorder” or “Chronic Disorganization Syndrome”.  Although these […]

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 Coping With Burnout

Richard dreaded waking up every morning.  The first thought to pop into his head each morning was that of facing work and of all the other responsibilities he had.  He felt drained, depleted, empty and trapped…and the day hadn’t even begun.  The temptation to stay in bed, to call in sick, was getting greater every […]

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Financial Stress

Those of us who are old enough to remember “Popeye”’, also remember the quote made by hamburger-loving Wimpy, “I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.”  This notion of having what we want now, with the intention of paying for it later, seems to have become a mainstay of American life. For many people, […]

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