Monthly Archives: January 2010

Your Happiness Depends On Your Thoughts

I love reading Marcus Aurelius, the Stoic philosopher and Roman Emperor (he was played by Richard Harris in Gladiator). His Meditations overflow with wise precepts. But these 12 words are my most favorite: The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts. Like Buddha’s ‘With our thoughts we make the world’, they’re […]

Time Management: How To Make the Most Of Your Personal Time [Mission #29]

Welcome to Mission #29 of our 52 Get Organized Missions. In the last two missions we took stock of your: Business tasks, in order to improve time management at work, and Home organization tasks, for better time management at home. This week we’ll do the same for your personal tasks – like grooming and exercise […]

A Postcard from Summer in Sydney…

Hello friends! January here in Australia is pretty quiet. Schools and colleges have holidays, many workers take vacations, and the roads have relatively little traffic (relatively!). But the beaches are packed. Tomorrow’s Australia Day, a public holiday when BBQs all over the country sizzle with steaks and prawns. After that, it’s back to serious work […]

Successful New Year’s Resolutions: 3 Things You Must Know To Make Changes That Stick

Do you get halfway through January and feel like you’ve already failed at your new year’s resolutions? Impossible! If you’ve ‘already failed’, then you’re simply not doing your goal setting, habit change, or new year’s resolutions right. But you can fix that. Here’s how. 3 Lessons for Achieving Goals, Changing Habits, and Making New Year’s Resolutions […]