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How to Prevent Holiday Stress – 2019

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | November 6, 2019 |

Since I receive a lot of great feedback every year when I repost this blog on how to prevent holiday stress, I thought I would make it an annual tradition to share this letter that I wrote to myself almost eight years ago. We’ve all seen Christmas decorations for sale in stores since September (maybe…

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Get It All Done – How to Cope with Despising Daily To Do Lists

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | October 31, 2019 |

While all of my clients want to learn how to get it all done, many of them have lamented about to-do lists: “I hate them! They make me feel trapped.” or “They are never-ending!!” There are different components to creating a to-do list system: deciding what goes on there, implementing a format that allows you…

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How Does Mercury in Retrograde Affect Your Productivity?

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | October 28, 2019 |

Why would the woo-woo astrological term Mercury in Retrograde be of any interest to a very concrete sequential, scientifically-leaning, analytical brain like mine? It goes like this. I first heard the term ten years ago when I was helping a client unpack in her new home. She was lamenting about all of the mishaps that…

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Productivity Recharge – Top 10 Things to Do in New York City

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | October 17, 2019 |

When my husband and I decided to take a 5-day vacation in New York City, we were excited about our first stay in The Big Apple. But then we got overwhelmed with all of the choices to make about what to do because there is everything to do in The City That Never Sleeps. To help…

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Overcoming Perfectionism – How to Slash Lost Time

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | October 10, 2019 |

The thought of overcoming perfectionism might seem like an overwhelming goal, but if you break it down into smaller bitesize pieces, you can work on it one small step at a time. If you have any perfectionist tendencies, you might be aware that you lose time when you spend extra hours re-doing and improving and…

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How to Improve Productivity – Participate in October Holidays

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | October 3, 2019 |

It’s quite common to hear people say that they want to learn how to improve their productivity or get better with their time management. That’s terrific! But those are pretty broad goals. What can you do to get started? If you’re not sure what area to begin with or focus on, consider using these October…

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Daily To Do Lists – The Perfect Format (Part 2)

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | September 26, 2019 |

There are different components in creating daily to do lists: implementing a format that allows you to be successful, deciding what goes on there, using a system that you don’t detest, and creating a list you can actually complete. In last week’s post, we browsed five different tools for managing your daily to do lists:…

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Daily To Do Lists – The Perfect Format

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | September 19, 2019 |

One of the questions I’m asked most often by my clients and seminar audiences is: “What is the best to do list or task system to use for my daily to do lists?” There are different components to creating a to-do list system: implementing a format that allows you to be successful, deciding what goes…

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Practical Travel Guide – Visiting Yankee Stadium for the First Time

By Helene Segura, M.A. Ed., CPO® | September 12, 2019 |

My husband has never cared for baseball. I, on the other hand, grew up as a Los Angeles Dodgers fan. My brother and I knew every player, their jersey number and their order in the batting line up. But I stopped following baseball after the Major League Baseball strike in 1994. You might, therefore, find…

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UK Mess: How Brexit Could Affect Your Travel

By Helene Segura | September 6, 2019 |

How might Brexit affect your travel plans? If you’ll be traveling to or from Europe, you should be aware

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