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Turning to do’s into Habits             Are there things you need to do every week or every month that seem to sneak up on you?  Turning those to do’s into habits will make it easier to remember what you need to do and get things done on time.             To begin, make a list of all the things you have to do on a regular basis.  My list includes writing and posting...

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Brain Clutter

Brain Clutter

Brain Clutter A worthy goal for 2016 is to spend a few minutes planning your day and writing things down. You are probably already planning your day without realizing you are doing it. What are you thinking about in the shower? It’s probably what you have to do today. If you jot the information down as soon as you can you won’t spend the day unconsciously trying to remember everything...

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Holiday Time & Money Savers

Holiday Time & Money Savers

Holiday Time & Money Savers Save time, money and your sanity over the holidays, tips to make your holidays full of love and joy. Make a budget and stick to it. Don’t forget to include any charitable gifts you will make at year end. Keep a copy for next year, so you have a starting place. Schedule shopping days during the less busy times so you won’t wait in line. With only four weeks...

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Give Thanks

Give Thanks

    In what has become a holiday tradition, I want to share some quotes about gratitude. I hope they will inspire you to live every day full of thanksgiving.   One of my favorites:   Be joyful always; pray continually; give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.                         1Thessalonians 5:16-18   The...

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Are You an Awfulizer?

Are You an Awfulizer?

Is your habit of “awfulizing” keeping you from moving forward in your life? Psychologist Albert Ellis coined the term awfulizing. It describes overly negative thinking that sees a small problem as a complete catastrophe. When you awfulize, you always expect that the outcome of anything you try will be terrible. You imagine that with every action you take, the result will be the very worst...

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