Tag Archives: focus

tone of voice

It’s All Your Tone of Voice

I’m coming to you today with a tip that can help you communicate better by changing not what you say, but how you say it. And that’s by becoming more aware of your tone of voice.  I mean, it’s true…. more →

Coping Mechanism

Question Your Coping Mechanism

There are probably things you’ve been doing to help you cope with these weird, weird times that maybe aren’t the healthiest choices. Could be something like staying up late, or eating lots of baked goods, or drinking a lot more,… more →

Productivity

Tips to Hone Your Focus From A Productivity Expert

Having trouble focusing? Today I will be getting tips to hone your focus from Paula Rizzo, author of Listful Living and Listful Thinking and a productivity expert extraordinaire. But she’s not one of those productivity experts that wants you to… more →

Build Your Resilience

Build Your Resilience and ‘Keep Going’

Every challenge has an opportunity wrapped up inside of it if you can learn to build your resilience. One of those opportunities now is to build your resilience and strengthen our ‘keep going’ muscles. Now, I will admit that some… more →

tough times

An Antidote to Tough Times

Oh my goodness gracious, what a week—elections, another mass shooting, Ruth Bader Ginsburg has fallen and fractured her ribs. Silly me, I thought that once election day had passed we’d get a bit of a breather. But the hits just… more →

holidays

3 Ways You’re Making the Holidays Harder On Yourself

Holidays stressing you out? There are all kinds of factors we can lay the blame on—parties, school performances, year-end pleas for donations from non-profits and political candidates, relentless digital marketing from retailers trying to move some merchandise, trying to finish… more →

Thanksgiving comic by Sara Zimmerman at unearthedcomics.com

Reduce Stress at Holiday Family Gatherings

My father-in-law has a saying that has become legend: Family is tough. As much as you love the clan you were born into or perhaps married into is, all those long-lasting ties can make things complicated. You love them, but… more →