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How to stay dry as a pug

January 29th, 2008

Author: Cupid JakubiakVisit my web site! Reviewed By: Michelle Jakubiak Absolutely amazing book! I learned a lot and now wear my raincoat whenever it\’s drizzly outside.  Read More

New Year\’s Resolutions for Sandwiched Boomers

January 17th, 2008

Are you like the millions of Americans who, year after year, make New Year\’s resolutions that they don\’t keep? Have you made a vow to lose 25 pounds, exercise four times a week or save monthly for your retirement? Noble goals – but do you keep them past the end of January? More crucial than setting broad goals is setting achievable ones, and then putting them into practice. Baby Boomers in the Sandwich Generation are especially stressed by the responsibilities they face from both their growing children and aging parents. Miranda feels physically and emotionally exhausted as... Read More

New Year\’s Resolutions for Sandwiched Boomers

January 17th, 2008

Are you like the millions of Americans who, year after year, make New Year\’s resolutions that they don\’t keep? Have you made a vow to lose 25 pounds, exercise four times a week or save monthly for your retirement? Noble goals – but do you keep them past the end of January? More crucial than setting broad goals is setting achievable ones, and then putting them into practice. Baby Boomers in the Sandwich Generation are especially stressed by the responsibilities they face from both their growing children and aging parents. Miranda feels physically and emotionally exhausted as... Read More

Create an Exit Strategy and a Drop Zone

January 17th, 2008

You\’re running late (again) and in a panic, you\’re trying to get your kids and yourself out the door to school and work. Everyone is running around frantically to find what they need to leave the house with … backpack, cel phone, address book, hat, gym shoes … Does this sound familiar? This was the scene at our house a few years ago too. What we needed in our home, and now as a Professional Organizer, I find that most of my clients need as well, is an\’ exit strategy\’ and a ‘drop zone.\’ This is where items live that need to leave the house with you, as well... Read More

7 Simple Steps to Turn Closet Chaos into Closet Nirvana

January 17th, 2008

Imagine how marvelous it would be to open your closet door and in place of the regular junk pile, you find a well-organized, attractive array of clothes, shoes and accessories. Imagine the focus, calm and efficiency you would realize as you look into your closet and can walk straight to the item you need and get dressed in a snap. You are experiencing Closet Nirvana, and it is possible, if you follow these seven simple steps. 1. Purpose the space Before you get started, you need to visualize the result and what purpose you want this space to serve for you. What do you want to accomplish by... Read More

New Year\’s Resolutions for Sandwiched Boomers

January 17th, 2008

Are you like the millions of Americans who, year after year, make New Year\’s resolutions that they don\’t keep? Have you made a vow to lose 25 pounds, exercise four times a week or save monthly for your retirement? Noble goals – but do you keep them past the end of January? More crucial than setting broad goals is setting achievable ones, and then putting them into practice. Baby Boomers in the Sandwich Generation are especially stressed by the responsibilities they face from both their growing children and aging parents. Miranda feels physically and emotionally exhausted as... Read More

New Year\’s Resolutions for Sandwiched Boomers

January 17th, 2008

Are you like the millions of Americans who, year after year, make New Year\’s resolutions that they don\’t keep? Have you made a vow to lose 25 pounds, exercise four times a week or save monthly for your retirement? Noble goals – but do you keep them past the end of January? More crucial than setting broad goals is setting achievable ones, and then putting them into practice. Baby Boomers in the Sandwich Generation are especially stressed by the responsibilities they face from both their growing children and aging parents. Miranda feels physically and emotionally exhausted as... Read More

Caution: Do Not Make New Year\’s Resolutions!

January 15th, 2008

…by Mary Pearsall How many times have you vowed to lose weight, get fit, exercise, or eat healthy for the New Year? It is certainly true that January 1st is the traditional time to resolve to either kick a bad habit or start a good one. However, if you have attempted this unsuccessfully in the past, the chances are this year won\’t be any different. If the New Year is the traditional time of change and resolution, the holidays preceding this annual event are the catalyst that drives these good intentions. We look at the parties and celebrations as license to eat and drink whatever... Read More

Break Through to the Next Level with ? Podcasts? Yes!

January 15th, 2008

…by Suzanne Falter Barnes So podcasts have been around for a few years now, and I\’m only just now fully appreciating their power. Why? Because I\’ve discovered the perfect way to use them … and I\’m excited to share it! Here\’s how to make sure your podcast really builds platform for you. Determine a persona that breaks you out from the ranks. It could be a professional niche, or in my case, a fictitious character with a message. (See www.serenityhawkfire.com) Set up a blog that you can house the podcast on, and get some basic recording software set up on your... Read More

Moving Forward

January 15th, 2008

…by Prill Boyle Seven years ago, when I first started writing about late bloomers, it was unusual for someone to go back to school in midlife or start a new business at sixty-five. Today, while such endeavors might still not be considered commonplace, they are no longer particularly newsworthy. Americans are gradually accepting the idea that so long as our minds are alert and our bodies able, we can continue living lives of passion and purpose. So in honor of Kathleen Casey-Kirschling, who next month becomes the first baby boomer to collect Social Security, here are some quick tips to... Read More