It's almost two weeks into the year. Have you been diligent and faithful in keeping that New Year's resolution? Did you make any unusual resolutions?
New Year's Resolutions
Thursday, January 10, 2013
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Local company Payne to Gain Organizing offers advice.
Local company From Payne to Gain Organizing wants everyone to know that this is "GO" Get Organized Month. Jen Payne, a National Association of Professional Organizers member, offers these tips from NAPO: • Create a list of priorities for your business and determine what needs immediate action. A professional organizer or productivity specialist can review your priorities and recommend a plan for getting started, without interrupting your daily business workflow. • Practice better time management. A NAPO member can help both you and your staff hone time management skills and increase productivity in the workplace. • Evaluate your space. Does it feel productive and calm? Physically setting up better-functioning spaces can help employees …
Saturday, January 5, 2013
A small device can keep you on track as you make steps toward meeting your fitness goals.
My daughter came home from school with a little green pedometer she got from her P.E. teacher. She was asked to wear it on her waistband and keep track of how many steps she takes each day. I was thrilled to see this come home because it gets kids thinking about the amount of movement they get in a day at an early age. I can also say this is not a perfect science because I found the pedometer that was supposed to be attached to her waist for a week straight on the dining room table this morning. OK, she is nine and I guess that using a pedometer every day may be a little unrealistic, but when she got home from school she did realize she left it behind and was looking forward to wearing it the next day. Pedometers can be a useful tool for …
Friday, January 4, 2013
These online tools make it easy for you to keep track of your progress and provide accountability.
Some of the most common and traditional new year’s resolutions — losing weight, quitting smoking, getting those finances in order — are the most commonly broken. Keeping them may be a bit easier with some online assistance. No matter what resolution you’re working toward achieving, it’s important to make your goals specific and realistic, set intermediate goals to reward yourself along the way, and have a strong support network of people who know about your resolution and can help you keep it, according to Active.com. Here are a few websites you might want to check out as you resolve to make yourself a better person in 2013: Stikk.com has you sign a contract with yourself and designate a referee to verify your progress online toward your …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Is your New Year's resolution to de-stress already stressing you out? Here are some tips to help you unwind.
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
If your New Year's resolution is to live a greener lifestyle, check out these 20 tips to help you stick to your plan.
If you want to be kinder to the planet and save some money at the same time, here are 20 ways to go green in 2013.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Five tips to help you keep your resolve heading into 2013.
Are you making a resolution for the coming year? Do you want to lose weight, gain a new skill or organize your house? Whatever your resolution is, here are some tips to help you stick to it throughout the year. 1. Make it attainable. Be sure that your resolution is attainable. Sticking to your monthly budget is attainable—making a million dollars may not be. 2. Tell everyone. If you tell everyone about your resolution, you are more likely to keep it. If you want to quit smoking, you can even go as far as telling your friends that you'll give them $50 if they catch you lighting up. 3. Be specific. If you want to get fit in the new year, set a specific goal. For example, instead of saying you want to get fit, say you want to lose 10 pounds …