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The principles of pacing.

The principles of pacing.

If you want to get the right things done in this digital age of speed, work slower, not faster. Your progress is greater when you do not undertake too many projects or tasks at the same time. Have you ever taken on several large projects only to realize that you have...

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How to become a patient person.

How to become a patient person.

In last week's article, I provided a dictionary definition of patience as “the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.”  But more accurately, I should have just said that patience is the opposite of impatience.”...

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The power of anticipation

The power of anticipation

To anticipate means to predict, expect, or think about what is likely to happen.  Whenever you anticipate that something might happen, you can immediately take action  instead of saying after the fact, “I was afraid that might happen.” The action you take...

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The 7-day work plan.

The 7-day work plan.

Do not allow your workload to accumulate on a long “To-do” list or you will be paralyzed by the weight of it all. Just the sight of it will prompt you to procrastinate. You will lose time trying to sort out the priorities and making up your mind which ones to do...

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Leave space in your life. 

Leave space in your life. 

Angela Watson, a motivational speaker for educators with 11 years of classroom teaching experience, in her book, Fewer Things, Better, uses the analogy of margins on notepaper to illustrate the importance of leaving space in your daily schedule. On most notepads,...

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The importance of hearing loss

The importance of hearing loss

I denied any hearing loss for years, accusing everyone of mumbling, or claiming that the TV interfered, or “I could not hear you because the water was running.”  As Mary Jordan suggests in her book, Coping with Mild Cognitive Impairment, it is sensible to have...

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