Distraction Conniption: Making Distraction Work For You

Look! A butterfly! Wait, what? … We’ve all been there. In this tech-crazy world, distractions are the norm. We don’t need to let them derail us. Here are some hints on making Distraction a friend instead of an enemy. Image Courtesy Dreamstime   Our entire Continue reading Distraction Conniption: Making Distraction Work For You

The REAL Secret? Pay Attention!

I used to joke that I could probably make a million bucks if I put an ad in the paper reading: Guaranteed method for beating all speeding tickets. Send $5! I was married to a cop at the time, so people were constantly asking me Continue reading The REAL Secret? Pay Attention!

“…What we believe in, We have time for…”

[tweetmeme] “Our calendar is our creed. What we believe in, we have time for.”  Mary Bevis Here’s my version: “Our Checkbook is our Creed: What we believe in, we have money for.” There are always things we wish we could buy… things we know we Continue reading “…What we believe in, We have time for…”

Resilience Step #3: Procrastinate Intelligently

Yes, I did say earlier that “one of the ways out of Overwhelm and Despair is to do something, anything.”  I stand by that. Action dissolves inertia. Procrastination, on the other hand, can be an art form. Procrastination, on the other hand, can be an Continue reading Resilience Step #3: Procrastinate Intelligently

Mastering Distraction

The National Institute of Mental Health reported in this attached PDF file, that clutter “suppresses the brain’s ability to respond” Continue reading Mastering Distraction