Author: Transform Your World

Apr
24

3 Ways to Diminish Your Creative Fear

Cue the Procrastination Everything  starts with an idea. Many times… a big, shiny, bright, new idea. I often become lost in vivid daydreams of a new idea, viewing it from different angles, seeing my expanded vision in Technicolor and imagining crowds of people admiring and loving my creation. I’m so excited about my idea. I’m […]

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Apr
10

How to Manage Productivity Goals

Defining Productivity When people think about productivity, they assume that if they can check a large number of things off their to-do list then they’re being productive. That can be a part of it, (a fun part in my book) but it’s not the most important part.     Productivity is about how we spend […]

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Mar
27

Creating Your Own Accountability

How I Stayed Motivated While Writing My Book Writing a book (or dissertation) is very different from writing a blog or articles. I was recently asked how I stayed motivated while writing my book, Gathering Strength: Conversations with Afghan Women. The simple answer is that I had something to say and was driven to say […]

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Mar
14

Focusing When You Have ADD

Focusing can be a challenge for any of us, but when you have Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), keeping your mind on your task can become a monumental effort. Not only does no technique work for everyone, even those that do work for you can sometimes lose their effectiveness over time or will only work in […]

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Feb
14

Counting Down to Launch

Launching a new product is such an exciting time! Visions of extravagant success dance in my head. I love working closely with my team to get everything in order, making sure that nothing is left out or forgotten. Seeing our progress toward the launch and imagining my grateful customers is inspiring. Approaching this last part […]

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Feb
01

Eliminate Your Distractions

How do you decide to eliminate distractions? By turning off your smart-phone? Wearing headphones (even without anything playing)? Turning off distracting apps and notifications, only to find yourself distracted by something else? These are great tactics and often work, but when we’re facing something we REALLY don’t want to do but need to, our wiley […]

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Jan
18

Deflate Your Inner Beast With 3 Breathing Techniques

Use these breathing techniques to overcome anger, frustration and negative thoughts   We all breathe, but generally we don’t pay attention to how we’re doing it. Science has proven that by paying attention to specific ways of breathing, we can energize ourselves by stimulating the sympathetic nervous system, calm ourselves down by stimulating the parasympathetic […]

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Jan
03

New Year, New Plans, New Planning Methods

I look forward to new planning, both personal and business. Looking at the big picture of what I want to accomplish is inspiring! Figuring out what steps will take me there, and then laying out the activities to make those steps happen, feels empowering. Having a plan to follow keeps me focused.   My business […]

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