Live Your Dreams Through Organization

Five Elements

I wanted to show you how organization can help someone live their dreams.  It sounds like the two topics aren't connected, but they are oh so intertwined.  Read on to find out how someone changed their life with a little perseverance, creativity and organization.  Meet Allison Thibault of Five Elements Gallery. What inspired you to leave your corporate job and follow your dreams? I just knew ...

4 Ways to Get More Done in Less Time (A Guest Post)

Nicole Carpenter

One of my favorite quotes about time is penned by the fabulous C.S. Lewis, “The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” More than anything I wish I had 12o minutes an hour. I really do. In fact, recently my 6-year-old son asked me what my superpower would be if I were a superhero. Without hesitation I responded, "freeze ...

What I Learned On My Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation

This summer was a doozy.  Okay, all of 2014 has been a doozy for us.  Without getting into the unbelievable, eye roll worth details, I’ll just tell you that we have traveled a LOT, dealt with some family emergencies and a crazy amount of clients and new business projects.  So why am I sharing all of this with you? Well, I learned some valuable lessons through all of this and I wanted to pass them ...

Time is Money ~ 10 Time Management Tips For Businesses

Time Management

Small business owners are often responsible for lots of things; administrative work, marketing efforts and management of the company.  It’s a lot to handle and a lot of things to get done each day.  Often business owners end up focusing on all of the small details and the big projects and development work goes undone.  By really determining where and how you spend your time you can make sure you ...

Time Management With The Time Timer

Time Timer

Time management is something we all can learn more about.  For many of us time seems to slip through our fingers.  We sit down to do one task and before we know it, the day has flown by.  That's why it's important to use a timer.  Time Timer is better than any old kitchen timer.  When you select a period of time and rotate the dial, you can "see" the time in red.  The rest of the clock remains ...

Be Your Best Self

Don't wait for the new year.  Now is the time to reflect on what we can do to be better, make our lives better and change our ways. There is no reason you need to wait until the calendar says so to make changes. Right now, I want to direct your attention to the whole picture.  Instead of setting a goal, such as lose five pounds, set an intention to live with more purpose.  While specific goals ...

The Life Organizer~A Book Review

If you're looking for a book to help you change your perspective and live a little more mindfully, check out The Life Organizer by  Jennifer Louden. This book provides you with tips and stories to pause your current way of thinking.  It allows you to stop and think about the things you do, why you do them and what you might want to change. It doesn't do all of this through a series of tasks ...

Creating A Yoga/Meditation Space in Your Home ~ Guest Blog Post

With most people's busy schedule, it can be a challenge to get into the "sweet spot" of meditation or yoga. It's important to be aware if your home space is helping or slowing you down on your road to self-acceptance and self-love. One of the pillars of yoga is to "calm the fluctuations of your mind". How do your home habits promote that? Here are some easy suggestions: 1) Remove any ...

16 Simple Ways to Save Time Every Day~A Guest Blog Post

As a holistic time coach I believe each person has a unique way of managing and relating to time. But after coaching hundreds of people I have noticed a number of core strategies that nearly everyone can benefit from implementing. I’ve compiled a list below of the top 16 ways you can save more time every day. How you integrate these tips into your life is still up to you. So for anything ...