How My Authenticity Got me Featured on TLC’s Hit TV Show Hoarding: Buried Alive

Watch episode [VIDEO] 2009 was a hard year for many between the Great Recession and subsequent financial and personal doubt infiltrating the world. I was nurturing a new business in NYC that I had just created in September 2008. In addition, I was struggling with another situation that I didn’t understand. The thyroid medication I had been stable on for about 15 years suddenly changed its formula at the end of 2008 without telling anyone- […]

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49 Productivity Hacks for the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

This is a collection of hacks- some of them are specifically Joumor principles, the philosophy that I teach entrepreneurs and CEO’s (many of whom have ADD and ADHD). Drink more water than you think you need An oldie but goodie- drink more water. I just drank a glass of water after writing that. It’s not original, but we need reminders. The goal of most of us is to be in flow- that state of creativity and movement and […]

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Nourish Your Babies: How to unravel your tasks and DO them

Happy Friday, and a special welcome to all our new Joumor readers! Lately Joumor students (thank you, Nathalie!) have been tagging me on Facebook and sending me pictures of matryoshka dolls, referring to the Joumor principle: Matryoshka the task. It is REALLY FUN to receive these pictures and know they are thinking of Joumor out in the world! Do you know what a matryoshka doll is? Yes, those Russian nesting dolls that my grandma and maybe your […]

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The Grief of Letting Go

In our final class of last month’s Productivity for YOUR Brain, students rated themselves on accomplishing their goals. One student rated herself a 5/5 but was close to crying. “I finished my goal the day after the first class. And I’ve done so much since then in the last month. But I feel terrible. Sad. Empty. Why? What’s wrong with me?” She had stumbled onto the Joumor Principle, The Grief of Letting Go, and was […]

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How Do I Get My Husband To…

“Each relationship nurtures a strength or weakness within you.” -Mike Murdock Thank you! Newsletter reader Ileane sent in this great question: “How do I get my husband to clean up his parents’ memorabilia that’s laying in boxes in our downstairs useable area?” Many clients and students ask how they can “get” their spouse or children or boss or partner…or even themselves to “do” something. There are 2 seemingly obvious answers that I have heard or […]

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Getting in the Mood…;) VIDEO

“Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder.” Mason Cooley Sometimes we’re in the mood to do things, and it’s easy- we absorb ourselves in our passion and can work for days or months and it never feels like work. We have energy, we laugh easily, we feel generous…but what about the rest of the time, when the muse is not there for us to make love to? In some cases we can continue little […]

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