030: Personal: Recharging

Topics Importance of sharpening the saw Obstacles that keep us from taking time for ourselves Evaluate what to do to recharge Fitting it in your schedule Intro Before any airline takes off, the stewardess goes over some safety instructions with all the passengers telling them what to do in case of an emergency. One instruction […]

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026: Personal: Tips and Tricks for More Organizing

This week contains an assortment of tips and tricks to keep yourself more organized. Inbox Bills and other paper items that need taken care of go into an inbox, which for the Mitchells is a set of mini plastic stacking shelves just the width of a 8 1/2 by 11 piece of paper on their […]

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022: Personal: The Pomodoro Technique

All too often there is more to do than we feel we have time. More often than not in these circumstances, we frantically try and do it all. We’ll write down all the things we need to accomplish on a list and gradually work our way down. For most small tasks, this works fine, but […]

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018: Personal: Accomplishing Goals

Topics Tools Planning Process to follow up Tools Amy uses paper and pencil to lay out what she needs to accomplish. She uses a “Do-It-All Planner” put out by Orange Circle Studio. She likes it because she can see the whole week at one glance, get everything out of her brain and onto her book, […]

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014: Personal: Goal Preparations

Topics Evaluate Choose smart goals in four categories Be organized to carry through 1 A philosophy the Mitchells like and want to share about goal setting came from David Seah. His idea is that you take the month of January to really evaluate and plan your goals for the year so they are meaningful and […]

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012: Personal: Gratitude

Topics Why it’s important to have gratitude How to make it a part of your everyday How to help children develop gratitude 1 Why It’s Important Gratitude is good for your physical health and your emotional well-being. Physicians say those who are grateful enjoy better health, handle stress better and are better able to handle […]

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006: Personal: Personal Routines

Outline Why they are important What a morning routine could include How we came up with our personal routines Benefits of a morning routine Why take time for yourself When you are being pulled in so many directions, you need to make time for yourself. Morning is a good time set aside to do that […]

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