Category: Stress

Organized E-mail

Posted by davidjsinger - November 7, 2018 - Be Organized, Organization, Stress
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A business organization I am involved with allows members to post questions to the group. It’s a way to crowd-source great ideas. This was a question someone posted: I am perennially looking for ways to organize and prioritize emails. How do you organize your Outlook inbox? Here was my reply: My to-do list keeps me […]

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To-Do List Ideas

Posted by davidjsinger - August 1, 2018 - Be Organized, Happiness, Organization, Stress, Wellness
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I read a really good article in Fast Company magazine about to-do list mistakes. I am a big advocate of to-do lists, and of writing things down in general. Here are my favorite takeaways from the article, with my thoughts added: Create/update your next day’s to-do list before you end each day. Rather than starting […]

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True Vacations for Your Well-Being

Posted by davidjsinger - July 11, 2018 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Family, Friends, Happiness, Health, Stress, Well-Being, Wellness
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In the mid-1990s, I had the good fortune of participating in the Strategic Coach® program. Its quarterly, all-day sessions helped me focus on creating the life I wanted, personally and professionally. One of the first things I learned in the program was their time management system, the most important aspect of which is “Free Days”. […]

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Planning: Being Organized, for Success

Posted by davidjsinger - March 21, 2018 - Be Organized, confidence, Organization, Stress
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Just over four years ago, I sold a company I had been involved in starting 25 years earlier. Over the many years I ran that company, we considered mergers & acquisitions as a way to grow. I ended up not pursuing that avenue for growth because I had heard too many stories of M&A deals […]

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Great Quotes on Learning from Failure

Posted by davidjsinger - March 7, 2018 - Be a Lifelong Learner, Be Happy, Happiness, Learning, Stress
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A friend of mine was studying for a licensing exam. She had completed all of her schooling, and when she passed the exam she would be able to begin her career. During the couple of months when she was studying and dealing with its attendant stress, someone shared with her the following quotes, which helped […]

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Why I Am Organized

Posted by davidjsinger - October 4, 2017 - Be Organized, Organization, Stress
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“Be Organized” is the fourth of my Six Simple Rules. I am organized in countless ways and have long felt I’m a naturally organized person. But it wasn’t always that way for me. My organized life is made up of a collection of small habits I’ve adopted over time. What I recently came to realize is […]

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To-Do Lists Help Big Time

Posted by davidjsinger - April 26, 2017 - Be Organized, Happiness, Health, Organization, Stress, Wellness
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I regularly suggest writing things down to make sure they aren’t forgotten. No one is perfect and mistakes happen, but many errors can be easily avoided if you simply make a note—a written reminder to yourself. (When I say written, I mean in any of the ways you can make a note—with pen and paper, […]

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Six Rules for a Simple Life

Posted by davidjsinger - April 19, 2017 - Be Healthy, Be Nice, Be Organized, eating, Exercise, Fitness, Habits, Health, Healthspan, Kindness, Minimalism, Organization, Six Simple Rules, Stress, Time Management, Well-Being, Wellness
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I was playing with words in my head earlier this year, as I often do, and the title of my book, Six Simple Rules for a Better Life, became “Six Better Rules for a Simple Life”. (I wrote about it in my monthly newsletter.) Simple things of all types appeal to me, so my mind […]

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Mindfulness and Stress

Posted by davidjsinger - March 22, 2017 - Be Happy, Be Healthy, Happiness, Health, Stress, Well-Being, Wellness
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As part of our corporate wellness program, I listened to a webinar on stress. Here are some of the things the speaker shared: It’s understandable that so many of us feel stress at work and at home because the demands on our time and our energy continue to increase, but our capacity does not. Multitasking […]

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Risky Drinking: Health

Posted by davidjsinger - January 11, 2017 - Be Happy, Be Healthy, Blog, Happiness, Health, Healthspan, Parenting, Stress, Teens, Wellness
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I recently watched the HBO documentary, Risky Drinking. It delivers a powerful, disturbing, and important message about dangers to our health and happiness from what are now called alcohol use disorders. The documentary had four segments. All of them were meaningful. The first segment focused on binge drinking. The filmmakers followed a group of 20-somethings. […]

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