Tag Archives: habit

Unsolicited Advice: “What’s for Dinner?”

This one of those my-life-is-nearly-always-happier-and-certainly-always-more-serene-if-I-obey-this-rule things. It is very simple. It makes a big difference. Truly. Really. Want to know? It’s called The Ten O’Clock Rule. I’ll wait while you get paper and pencil to make notes. Oh, don’t worry about it — you don’t actually need any because you will never forget this life-changing […]

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Balancing Balance Part XII: You Get Just This One Life – Embrace the One You’ve Got!

“Did you hear about that woman who ran off and left her family? She had a husband and little kids and everything. Can you believe that?” Now and then you hear a story about somebody who does that – a woman abandons her family, sometimes for another man, but sometimes for reasons unclear. I had […]

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Balancing Balance Part XI: When Changes Come – Staying Light on My Feet

We have spent a good bit of time in this series talking about how to choose and manage the various activities that make up our lives.  We have thought about how to recognize the ways we spend our time. We have discussed how our personal filters act as gatekeepers to let in worthwhile pursuits and […]

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Balancing Balance, Part X: The Home Manager’s Biggest Perk

The other posts in the Balancing Balance series: Part I: Embracing the Truth Part II: Personal Filters Part III: Do I Have the Right to Choose My Filters? Part IV: Personal Filters for Life Management Part V: What are Your Family’s Gatekeeper Filters? Part VI: Where Does Your Time Go? Part VII: Categorizing My Life’s […]

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Unsolicited Advice: Put Your Servants to Work

No, we aren’t talking about your kids – that’s another post. This is about your twenty-first century servants, the ones that usurped the positions of human servants not long after the turn of the twentieth century. You know, the ones that heat things up, cool things down, and make things clean. Did you ever read […]

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