Smart Ways to Work From Home Despite the Distractions

Working from home has many advantages and some drawbacks. It’s challenging to ignore the distractions in your home and still be a productive employee. You pets and kids need attention, the laundry needs to get done, and the phone won’t stop ringing, so you must find ways to stay focused and when it seems like…

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Editor’s Notebook 245

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week The German Idea of “Hate Days” Helps Me Power Through My Most Annoying Tasks. This made me laugh! Would you devote an entire day to your…

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Editor’s Notebook 237

The Editor’s Notebook is my place to share the things I’m loving this week and other random links that have caught my eye. Enjoy! What I’m Loving This Week 10 Facts About the History of LGBTQ Pride Month. How are you celebrating in June? Wearing Colorful Clothes Can Recharge Your Spirit. I believe it! This…

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Sharing Kindness With Other Helps You Be Kinder to Yourself

Sharing kindness might seem like the most selfless activity you could do. It’s a choice to be kind sometimes, be that in helping someone with a favor or simply choosing to rise above a tense conversation. But kindness isn’t a totally selfless activity, and that’s not a bad thing! The kinder you are to other…

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6 Telltale Signs You Should Downsize Your Home

I’ve become somewhat of an expert in moving homes, especially since I’ve moved 10 times in the past 10 years. While I don’t recommend moving as often as I do, you might feel the need to change your homebase because of a new career, you dislike your current neighborhood, or you want to be closer…

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10 Things Every Restaurant Needs for Success

Restaurants are just starting to open up in my area (Los Angeles) as more and more people get the vaccine and restrictions are lifted. Have you ever thought of running your own restaurant? It’s not an easy career, and 60% of restaurants fail within their first year of operation and 80% will shut down after…

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Get On the Early Bird List for Life Editor Academy 2021!

One of my favorite techniques I teach my clients is the “gratitude trigger.” That’s when you choose an object, color, song, or other item to trigger you to feel grateful. For years, my gratitude trigger has been birds. Whenever I’m stressed out or worried, I’ll inevitably see a bird or hear birds chirping to remind…

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