Wednesday, December 1st, 2010
How often do you wish for more hours in the day? Beating the clock can seem like an endless challenge. For most of us, feeling overwhelmed and constantly rushed has become an uncomfortable, business as usual.
A long time believer in multi-tasking, I would often be working on one thing and my mind would already be planning the next. It worked to some extent, I often got a lot done.
The problem was, even when I successfully finished all the tasks on my list, I never really felt any relief. What I did feel was hurried, panicked and like I never accomplished enough.
I love the holidays, it’s my favorite time of year. However, added social and family obligations combined with time off from work and the stress of not enough hours can really start to get serious. (more…)
Thursday, November 18th, 2010
Lately, I’ve been reading about different ways other entrepreneurs are preparing for the holiday season this year. Some are taking online sabbaticals; not answering or even saving emails between certain dates in November and December, taking a break from their blog or just taking a large block of time off altogether.
At first, this really surprised me. Not answering or saving email?!?! Neglecting your blog for months? But after more thought, although I don’t think I can apply this to my own life right now, I get it. (more…)
Monday, December 21st, 2009
It’s that time of the year I guess because all month I keep catching myself reflecting on everything that’s happened in 2009, the good, bad and everything I’ve experienced and learned. Although I’ve definitely had some ups and downs, I really feel I’ve got a good list of things to be thankful for. (more…)