Tips

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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I Don’t Wanna

When I think of the words “I don’t wanna!”, it conjures up a picture of an adorable 3-year-old with super blonde hair, standing with their arms crossed, their feet hip width apart, with a tear stained face and they are saying (sometimes yelling, sometimes whispering) “I don’t wanna!” over and over again.  Let’s face it, […]

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Kona’s Top 3 Life Lessons

“Heartbreak is life educating us.” – George Bernard Shaw Last August our 15-year-old male cat, Kona, stopped eating.  This was a really BIG deal, since Kona normally would eat almost anything. He was always eager to devour his food and usually, more.  Our local vet was very concerned because Kona’s lab work showed pancreatitis.  They […]

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3 Keys to Success

Recently I had the pleasure of running two segments during the spring training day for Cape Cod Tree & Landscape (https://www.capecodtreeandlandscape.com).  The co-owners, Chris and Virginia Smith, were proud to have most of their crew come back for another season and several of the people had been part of the company for a number of […]

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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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Don’t have time? Do one of these…

What we remember from our youth is fascinating. One thing I recall my father telling me was “You always have a choice”. I believe this to be true and just like back then, sometimes I’m not always thrilled with the choices. How you respond to that dreaded feeling of not having enough time, is also […]

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5 Productivity Tips Reinforced by Jet Lag

We had an amazing trip to Europe this summer!  We traveled to four different countries and we were exposed to so much history it made our heads swim! I traveled abroad for business in my 20’s.  Jet lag never seemed to be a big deal for me.  This trip was totally different!  Coming home, the six hour time difference […]

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The Juggler: 3 Tips to Keep All the Balls in the Air

We are a society of jugglers!  We almost ALWAYS have a number of things we are working on, even if it’s in the background.  We juggle, such things as: work, home, getting children to their extra-curricular activities, making sure elderly relatives are taken care of.  And, within each one of these broad categories are lots and lots of subcategories […]

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3 Procrastination Busters

“I’m taking care of my procrastination issues; just you wait and see.” “Procrastinator?  No.  I just wait until  the last second to do my work because  I’ll be older, therefore wiser.” I love these two quotes! Procrastination is something most of us deal with at least once in a while and quite possibly this is something […]

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