We all say "Yes" to people, commitments, projects and organizations at times when we really should say "No". We might feel guilt or fear--rationalizing our "yes" with thoughts of, "Oh, this person has 'x' going on and I don't, so I should be able to help them" or "I don't want to appear weak within this organization by not being available … Continue reading How to Say “No”
Reposted and adapted from my unattended personal blog, Something about Serendipity. Over the years, I’ve been getting asked repeatedly how I accomplish all of my home/DIY projects, and have design clients (no longer as of 2016), while having kids around me all day. I’ve been responding with short answers over the years, but I figured I will post … Continue reading How to Get More Done
Contemporary communication etiquette for every day life. Methods for communicating and planning better.
Would you ever wear your pajamas to a wedding? Of course not. Would you consider wearing jeans to a workout class? Absolutely not. Would you show up to a job interview wearing gym clothes? NO! I know, I know. Is this lady for real?These silly rhetorical questions are getting at something though: every task, job or event has correlating … Continue reading Dressing Like an Adult: Why.
Lemme just tell you a secret: when I come across, "The ONLY _______ You Need is..." or "The BEST Way to _________ is..." on Pinterest, I roll my eyes hard. Sure, these solutions and products might work for some, but there is certainly no guarantee that they're the "only" or "best" solutions for ME. Hence one reason for … Continue reading TASK 1: Discover YOUR needs.