What You Can Learn From my Cat Regal

Regal is old. The best we can remember he's at least 14 years old. Poor fellow only has 4 teeth left... what we humans call our eye teeth... but that's ok, because of that he has to eat soft canned cat food which he loves. I know exactly what he likes because I pay attention to what and how much he eats. I make sure to pick the flavors he loves. And many times I'm the one who feeds him as I'm making my coffee and watching the Weather Channel to see how the day's going to be. So you'd think ... show me the rest of this post...

How You Can Thrive as a Nontraditional College Student

by: Mary SegersThe dictionary defines the word "Thrive" as: 1.) To prosper; be fortunate or successful, or 2.) To grow or develop vigorously; flourish And a synonym is to Succeed. I'm sure all the above are goals for students in general. But for nontraditional college students they may seem to be an unattainable goal. Let's be real... if you're a nontraditional college student you may be so focused on just Surviving your time in college that the thought of actually being able to Thrive ... show me the rest of this post...

Knowing vs Doing: The Key to Lasting Change in Your Life

by: Mary SegersYou've probably heard it before... Knowing what to do and actually doing it are 2 different things. And if all you ever work on is the knowing aspect then you will never get that key to lasting change in your life. Knowing: The Least Important Key to Lasting Change The knowing part is easy. Many of us are natural-born learners. We soak up information like a sponge. I remember when I was in college and graduate school I'd read my textbooks until I couldn't read anymore. Sometimes ... show me the rest of this post...

Home Time Management Step 5: Put Your Plan into Action

by: Mary SegersStep 5 is the most important one in determining whether the change you seek will be fleeting or lasting. While the first 4 steps are really important, this last one is crucial. That's because without action even the best of plans is worthless. It would be like running a 5K but right before the finish line you step off to the side and talk about finishing the race tomorrow… maybe. Because of that, this post will focus on how you can put your plan into action so that you will ... show me the rest of this post...

Home Time Management Step 4: Create Your Action Plan

by: Mary SegersStep 4 in your journey to real and lasting change in your home time management is to create your action plan. Without a doubt, this action plan is going to either set you up for success or set you up for failure. If you really think about it, nothing much gets accomplished without planning it… even if it's planned unconsciously. You don't just walk out the door, get in your car, and drive away without knowing where you're going. At least you don't if you have something you need ... show me the rest of this post...