Category Archives: Simplicity

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What’s your margin?

How much margin do you have in your life? Are your days filled to the edges, with no “white space” to spare? Is your desk overloaded with papers and other objects, with no extra space available? Is your checkbook suffering … Continue reading

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Does your weekend include time for a nap?

Advice from the Princess of Ease: Don’t be one of those humans who suffers from fatigue, weight gain, irritability and other health problems due to lack of sleep. Instead, pay attention to your body and do what I do. When … Continue reading

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In praise of scissors

Ah, the lowly scissors. I picked up a pair this morning and cut some paper, then paused to marvel—perhaps for the first time—at the simplicity and value of this tool. Since I was a preschooler, clumsily wielding blunt-edged paper scissors, … Continue reading

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Decide what’s important, then do it

Who doesn’t struggle with time management?  Our days seem to move at lightning speed, driven by technology, forces in the workplace, or a personal drive for achievement. Is it even possible to decrease stress and increase ease in managing time? … Continue reading

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The five minute solution

Five minutes of deep breathing or jogging in place. Five minutes of answering emails or writing a proposal. Five minutes of paying bills or making phone calls. Five minutes of organizing the desk or cleaning out the car. Who could … Continue reading

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No hurry, no worry, Part 2

In the last post, we explored the idea of “no hurry, no worry.”  Now it’s your turn to experience this practice. →  Try this. You might want to experiment with this technique–perhaps not for a whole day, but for an … Continue reading

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