Beyond Time Management: Breaking the Procrastination Cycle.

“I’m just lazy.”  “I just don’t want to do it.”  “I don’t know why I don’t get things done.” These are common statements I hear when counseling people who procrastinate.  Procrastination is often misunderstood, and it is often labeled as laziness.  Many people do not...

Making Decisions…Should you “sleep on it”?

When making a big decision the old advice is to “sleep on it” and make the decision the next day.  It turns out that this advice has some scientific merit to it. Research shows that people experience “decision fatigue” after making multiple decisions during a single...

Dealing with Failure and Setbacks

New research from the University of Kent shows that positive reframing, acceptance, and humor are the most effective coping strategies for people dealing with small failures and setbacks.  Positive reframing means changing your view of the failure and creating a more...