Time Management

How to Purchase a Wine Refrigerator

You might be wondering how a blog about how to purchase a wine refrigerator belongs on a productivity website. One of the keys to maintaining high productivity levels is relaxing and recharging. One way to recharge is to enjoy a glass a wine. Storing wine doesn’t require a wine refrigerator, but it sure is nice…

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Are Politicians and the Media Causing You to Lower Productivity?

In my last post about National Quality of Life Month, I shared the U.S. National Library of Medicine’s definition of quality of life, as displayed at Definitions.net: “A generic concept reflecting concern with the modification and enhancement of life attributes, e.g., physical, political, moral and social environment; the overall condition of a human life.” I…

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How to prevent holiday stress – 2018


  Since I receive a lot of great feedback each year when I re-post this blog on how to prevent holiday stress, I thought I’d make it an annual tradition to share this letter that I wrote to myself back in 2012. I’ve seen Christmas decorations for sale in stores since September, but I’ve tuned…

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To Do Lists – How to Get It All Done (Part 2)

In last week’s post about how to get it all done when it comes to do lists, I discussed two basic steps you can take in order to create realistic lists: Determine Needs vs Wants Implement Ghost Tasking Now it’s time to look at two “kick it up a notch” steps you can take to…

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To Do Lists – How to Get It All Done (Part 1)

Have you ever looked at your to-do list and thought, “How in the world will I have time to do all of this?” When you think about everything that we think we need to do, it can be overwhelming. But if you take the time to analyze your list and create a plan, you’ll find…

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Minimalism – Decluttering Myths That Are Cluttering Your Mind

Writer Jane Chertoff of Realtor.com recently requested information related to minimalism: “I’m looking for ideas about common decluttering myths (ex: you have to give away everything you own to declutter) and explain why they are myths + what the truth is instead (ex: you can actually just throw away a few things per room and still…

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