...YOUR key to MORE time

By: Juli | July 14, 2016

Why is it so hard to say no? When many of us are already overbooked, overworked, overtired and over stressed, why do we feel compelled to take on even more? Especially when we often resent what we just said yes to.

Maybe the big reason we can't say no is guilt. Maybe it's the fear of what other people will think. Maybe we feel uncomfortable. Maybe we think we can do everything best and it will all fall apart if we don't do it.

I used to have trouble saying no to things people would ask me to do, or join, or plan... And I got tired of feeling annoyed about the extra work I had just taken on. But the uncomfortable-ness of saying no was so overwhelming that if I did say no I would think about it over and over and wonder what that person thought ...

By: Juli | June 05, 2016

Have you ever bought a product that didn't work the way it was supposed to or quit working way too soon? Most of the time you can just return the defective product to the store you bought it from and you don't have to hassle much these days to get your money back or exchange it. Other times the product is too old to return to the department store, but not old enough to have broken, or too big and expensive and can't easily be returned. For example, I had a truck a couple years ago that was new when I got it and after eight months it wouldn't start dependably. I took it to the dealership and after trying to fix it three different times, they said they couldn't figure out what was wrong, but they'd keep working on it (it was still under warra...