How to avoid to-do list overwhelm… VIDEO

In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias reads an excerpt from her book, ‘Corral Your To-Dos…and don’t rely on your brain – at all‘. Is your to-do list overwhelming? Listen to Dr. Gratias as she expands on her concept of a “Today List.” Excerpt...

Meditation for Productivity

Stress + Rest = Growth Stress?  Got it covered. Growth?  Oh yeah. Rest?  Huh?   In the book Peak Performance by Brad Stulberg and Steve Magness, the growth equation is Stress + Rest = Growth.  It is a model of human development.  We grow our skills (and muscles)...

Let your Calendar be the Bad Guy

I promise I wasn’t eavesdropping. Or maybe I was. Let’s just say I overheard an intriguing conversation after a networking lunch recently.   Person One:  Do you have time to do blah, blah, blah?  The meeting is on Thursday at 3:00. Person Two:  Well, I don’t know. ...

Three Steps to Get Organized – VIDEO

In this lively interview with the Live Like Locals team, Dr. Melissa Gratias discusses three steps toward getting organized in the new year, or any time of year!   Identify the why. Getting organized is a means to an end.  Why do you want to get organized?  Your...

What is the true power of feedback? VIDEO

In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias reads an excerpt from her book, Set Goals…even if you’re not convinced you’ll achieve them. Do you understand what happens AFTER you give or receive feedback?     Excerpt from Set Goals…even if you’re not convinced you’ll achieve...

How goals help you achieve balance… VIDEO

In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias reads an excerpt from her book, Set Goals…even if you’re not convinced you’ll achieve them. Are your goals balanced across all of your priorities? Listen to Dr. Gratias as she discusses how you are a whole, complex person who...