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How to deal with work “fires” and curveballs

We all know the frustration of having a solid plan for the day and having it derailed by work fires and curveballs. Let’s talk about practical strategies to address curveballs and how to make them less stressful.

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We’re heading into sick kid season, so let’s talk about what to do with a young sick kid when you have to work. Last year, in the middle of post-holidays sick-kid season, I asked people in my community on Instagram and email list for tips. Here they finally are in article format! Things to do […]

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For the PDF of all of the working parent back-to-school action steps mentioned and MORE, go to: 

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Do you say “yes” more easily on Zoom or a phone call than you work via email? Me, too. Let’s talk about practical strategies we can use to avoid overcommitting just because we were asked on Zoom/the phone – strategies that don’t ask us to change but still get us where we want to go.

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Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Stitcher Why does life still feel too tight and frantic even after you’ve done a good job saying yes and no to things?  It’s common.  Let’s talk about Negative Space and, practically, how you can build yours in to get your life feeling more how you want it to. Mentioned […]

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Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Stitcher Personal email. Mail. Paper that just randomly shows up on your kitchen counter.  It arrives constantly, and each sheet of paper/email contains decisions to be made and, likely, action steps that need to be taken. As a result, it can pile up and stress us out.  Let’s talk practical […]

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Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Stitcher Do any of these phrases feel familiar: Women wrote in asking me to address these issues. So, let’s talk about it. ** Disclaimer: I address these issues from the standpoint of anxiety as used in the general, colloquial sense – not a medical one. I’m not a medical and […]

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When adulting and work is constant, “working harder” and muscling through isn’t a long-term solution. Here’s what to do instead.

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Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Stitcher 2023 is my year of ease – i.e., I want more ease in my life. If you’re similar, here are practical strategies I’m using to get more ease in my life. Enjoy! To take my free 5-day program, the Reset and Refresh, click here: https://kellynolan.com/reset-refresh. For my email management course, […]

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Listen on Apple, Spotify, or Stitcher Let’s dig into the cornerstone of the Bright Method, the weekly planning session. If you want to feel on track, you have to lay down the tracks – and the weekly planning session is when you do that.  For the Fast Company article I mention, click here. To learn […]

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