Archive | December, 2014

The stressful cocoon

The “cocooning” trend has been with us for many years – the tendency to hole up in our homes and send out for pizza, watch home videos, shop via phone or TV and even work from home. BrainReserve describes it as “the impulse to go inside when it just gets too tough and scary outside.” […]

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Are you addicted to technology?

You know something must be wrong when companies design 12-step programs to tackle email addiction or when psychiatric investigators in South Korea find that 20 percent of Internet-addicted children and teens end up with relatively severe ADHD symptoms or when people report a loss of energy and a sense of depletion after a marathon session […]

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Working in bed

From a holistic time management perspective, working in bed is not a good idea. An article in the November 17, 2012 Toronto Star reported on a survey by Infosecurity Europe in London that found that 70% of the workers surveyed spent at least a half hour a day working in bed. Another survey by Good […]

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Make time to think

Do you find that you are so busy that you have little or no time to even think about goals and priorities and where you are heading? Many of us used to have plenty of thinking time while we were waiting in a doctor’s office or going for our morning walk or sitting on a […]

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Friendships can extend your lifespan

You should not work and live in isolation; friendships can extend your lifespan. And how you interact with others – communicating, networking, delegating, socializing and collaborating – all impact your success in managing time. Although we tend to blame our time problems on others, including socializing at work, interruptions and meetings, the higher the quantity […]

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Time management myths

There are many misconceptions about time management. Here are five time management myths that may appear to be true at first glance. Myth number 1: We can manage time. We cannot manage time. Nor can we save it. Time ticks away relentlessly in spite of our efforts to control it. We are provided with 24 […]

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Keeping productive as a senior

Now that I’m in my eighties, and officially a “senior,” I suppose I should spend more time on time management for seniors and in particular how to cope with the side effects of aging and still maintain our productivity. There may be certain barriers that we have to overcome as we grow older, but if […]

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Have a purpose in life

Having a purpose in life refers to being dedicated to a cause that is bigger than you are – one that you will never fully attain in a lifetime. Whereas goals are specific, measurable and have a deadline, purpose is general in nature, a way of living as opposed to a means of achieving. Goals […]

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