Time Management Tips from Stacy



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There’s a time management mistake that many people make. It’s a costly one because it can perpetuate the feeling of being overwhelmed—the sense that you will never be done with all you have to do—and can prevent you from finding peace and feeling satisfied with life. The mistake: believing that the aim of time management…

A Crucial Time Management Mistake You May Not Know You’re Making


Stop feeling guilty mom
“Stop feeling guilty Mom!” Too many moms feel too much guilt. I hear it in most conversations I have with them, and even more so since launching my series on time-management for real women. I certainly struggle with guilt myself. Unfortunately, it isn’t something you can easily banish. But, having worked on “mom guilt” with…

How to Stop Feeling Guilty about How You Spend Your Time



To women who feel overwhelmed, stretched too thin, and exhausted, the idea of creating time to think may seem frivolous, if not impossible. But having observed many successful clients go from feeling frazzled and tired to being calm and effective, I’d argue that making time in your schedule to ponder and plan regularly is essential.…

Time to Think: A Stealth Strategy for Busy Women and Parents


Saying No
It seems to me that women are not saying no and end up doing more voluntary grunt work than men. By voluntary grunt work, I’m not talking about women doing more household chores than men, which has been well documented here. I’m referring to work that isn’t required and offers few, if any, rewards. Some…

Ten Tips for Saying No and Reclaiming Your Time


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Most people I meet are terribly busy. Mothers feel especially overloaded with too much to do. Everywhere they look, at home or at the office, they see reminders of what they need — but have yet — to do. (I not only have first-hand experience but have also conducted research on this subject and coauthored the study…

3 Steps to A Better To-Do List