Foolproof Ways to Reduce Stress When Running a Business

Small business owners in every industry often report high levels of stress caused by their demanding jobs. While some stress is likely in any career, there are ways to reduce anxiety so you can get back to work. Here are some foolproof ways to reduce stress when running a business. Develop Your Organizational Skills You…

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Spring Edit! 21 Habits for a Happier, More Productive Life

It’s spring here in Los Angeles, and it’s a beautiful time of rebirth and renewal. The flowers are blooming, the baby bunnies are out bothering my dog, and many of my clients have caught the “spring cleaning” bug and are actively editing their lives and businesses. Could you use some spring inspiration? I’m spending this…

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Life Editor’s Picks: Terrific Timers

The best productivity tactic I use is free or inexpensive and keeps me racing through my to-do list: it’s timers! My clients are always surprised when I suggest they get a cute timer for their desks or timer app for their phones because it seems too good to be true. Can something so easy really…

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7 Reasons Why You Fall Asleep at Your Desk

When I was in college, I had a bad habit of sleeping around. No, I’m not talking about hopping into bed with every guy I met. My husband Chris and I were college sweethearts, and on the spectrum of sex appeal, I was closer to Minnie Mouse than Jessica Rabbit. But I did find myself…

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10-Minute Nightly Cleanup

There’s nothing more depressing than waking up, stumbling into the kitchen, and seeing a mountain of dirty dishes from last night’s dinner. OK, maybe waking up next to some stranger is more depressing, but a messy house is right up there. When you get up in the morning, you should be greeted by a pleasant…

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