Productivity

To-Do Lists: Reasons to Love Them

I love my to-do lists (yes, that is plural…lists!)! People seem to fall into one of two to-do “camps”.  Either you love them (like me) or you hate them and feel to-do lists are useless.  Here are the two biggest reasons I LOVE my to-do lists…  If I think of something I want to do, […]

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Keep It Simple

Have you ever thought… “Life used to be simpler?”  This is something I recall my grandparents saying. When I’d hear them say this, I’d usually rolled my eyes and wondered how OLD they were! Today, we have so many modern conveniences!  Phones that talk to us, ovens that will turn on by themselves at the right […]

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What If There Were No Obstacles?

I am really excited to be working with horses again! I have been taking horsemanship lessons at Emerald Hollow in Brewster and I’m partnering with Liz Adams, the Program Director for the Emerald Hollow Therapeutic Riding Center (https://www.emeraldhollow.org) to offer a few innovative programs using horses (some, even with “Coaching with a Horse” segments!)! Doing this […]

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Tech is Kicking My Butt

I’m a planner (I can see those of you who know me shaking your head vigorously yes and saying “Yup!” or in the case of my husband, he is saying, “That’s an understatement!”).  I love to know what I’m going to be doing and when I’m going to be doing it.  I also seem to […]

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Take a Walk, Be More Productive

I have, like most of us, a gazillion things I want to get done in any given day.  Some of you may have heard me say my to-do list if I put it on a scroll would roll from Massachusetts to California!  And, I know I’m not the only one who feels this way.  One […]

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Hurry Up!

“The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.” ~ Leo Tolstoy Feeling rushed rarely helps us reach our desired outcome. I know, personally, I do not respond well to being rushed. I learned this lesson one summer day, as an early teenager, when my brother, my boyfriend and I were going to go to […]

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Consistent Productivity

I love walking on the beach!  I walk in all kinds of weather.  It doesn’t matter if it’s the heat of summer or the freezing cold of winter. One of my favorite things during my walks are the waves.  I always know the waves will be there, no matter what else is going on in […]

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The Start-Up Routine

My senior year of high school, I took a college English course.  One of the requirements for this course was to write an essay every week.  I don’t remember what the topics were; however, I do remember each essay had a minimum number of words and I started off the year by putting off writing […]

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Cape Cod Times Writes About Helen’s Women’s Walking Retreats!

With retreat season right around the corner, I thought I’d share the link to an article Lorelei Stevens wrote for the Sunday Business Spotlight of the Cape Cod Times last spring (June 12, 2016).   Lorelei participated in the Cool, Calm & Collected: Discovery EASY Ways to Stay SANE When Life Gets CRAZY! Women’s Walking Retreat. […]

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I Love Tea!

I love tea!  When all my friends were drinking coffee in college, I drank tea.  Even when I worked in corporate, I drank tea.  I drank regular black tea, green tea, decaffeinated tea, etc.  Since I drank tea all the time, I found myself collecting many different types of teas.  One entire cabinet in our […]

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