Journal prompts for focus, passion, and creativity. A decorative image shows a woman writing in a journal. She smiles, and has a positive vibe about her.

1. What do you want more of in your life right now? If you’re having a hard time getting started, browse this dreamy summer Pinterest Board and see if anything sparks in you. Pay attention to your reactions. Follow your instincts and your curiosity, and write about that. 2. What are you working toward right …

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Do you have a complicated relationship with the snooze button? [The decorative image shows a woman's hand pressing the snooze button on her alarm clock while she tries to fall back asleep]

If you do, you’re not alone. The vast majority of my clients have, at some point, lamented the siren call of the snooze button. While plenty of productivity experts swear you have to get up at 5AM to lead a productive life, I don’t necessarily agree with them. That’s not what this is about. But …

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5 Sneaky Time Drains (And How to Avoid Them) [the decorative background photo shows a notebook, a pen, a cup of coffee, a few sprigs of lavender, and a collection of gold paperclips]

As you probably know, I’m a big fan of the Not-To-Do List. Deciding what you’re not going to spend time on is every bit as important as deciding what you are going to spend time on. What I’ve found, though, is that the most important Not-To-Do’s are the ones that affect how I feel, more …

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Three Comforts and Three Questions For When Nothing is Going Right

Nothing really prepares you for that gut-punch moment of disappointment when you really thought it would work out this time, and it turns out, it didn’t. And when one disappointment turns into a string of them, they weigh heavier and heavier. Chronic disappointment becomes its own form of grief. In those moments, it’s hard not …

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