Archive for March 2013

Checking things off your “Dreams List”

Laura's note: I'm taking a vacation from blogging this week, and I'm re-posting a few pieces from the archives that you may have missed the first time around. I hope you enjoy them! Back in October 2010, I posted my List of 100 Dreams. This is an exercise (dreamed up by career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine) that involves brainstorming everything you’d like t… read more »

10 ways to be frugal

Laura's note: I'm taking a vacation from blogging this week, and I'm re-posting a few pieces from the archives that you may have missed the first time around. I hope you enjoy them! Time and money are both limited resources, but time is more absolutely limited. You can, at least in theory, make more money. You cannot make more time. All you can do is use the time yo… read more »

Building a better to-do list

(Laura's note: I'm taking a vacation from blogging this week, and I'm re-posting a few pieces from the archives that you may have missed the first time around. I hope you enjoy them!) Everyone has her own particular productivity rituals. That’s why I’m somewhat averse to preaching mine, as if it is the One True Path. Different people are going to have diff… read more »

Friday links: Heavy cleaners and when not to do it yourself

I'll be taking a break from blogging next week, and giving a few posts from the archives a new lease on life. I've been blogging for close to 4 years at this site and its predecessor (my168hours.com) so there are a lot of old posts to choose from! Here are a few links from the week: I was utterly fascinated by an article in Thursday's WSJ on how cleaning product compa… read more »

Defining time to navigate a new life

For the past few weeks, I’ve been running time makeovers here on the blog. First there was Lisa Lane, from whom we learned How to cope when life is crazy busy crazy. Then Jamaal Myles brought us Productivity for spontaneous sorts. Today’s makeover features Deanna Lanoway, who lives in Winnipeg. She manages a large Canadian national research program, wh… read more »