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3 ways to stay organized

Today, I’m sharing three tools that help me with my time management and to stay organized with blogging and really, most of my life. In my last post, I wrote about the challenges one can face when trying to be consistent. Time management is a stumbling block for many.  I find that I am able […] Read more…

8 ways to blog consistently

Lately, the one thing I am consistent with is my inconsistency. Yep, I’m owning it.  I will admit, I’m a little frustrated that I haven’t spent more time working on my blog. Consistently Inconsistent   Each week I have failed to write this post… on consistency of all things!  Ha! Each week, I have filled […] Read more…

Sunshine Blogger Nomination

The Sunshine Bloggers Award is given from bloggers to bloggers, who inspire creativity and positivity, by bringing sunshine to the blogging community. It is a way of encouraging and supporting one another, and also to get to know fellow bloggers. I received a message from  Kim Cook,  For A Good Life After 50 letting me […] Read more…

Goal Planning

Now that you have done your brain dump, let’s start to organize those thoughts into a plan. If you would like me to mail you a copy of the forms that I use,  shoot me an  email melanie@mels2ndact.com STEP 1:  What do you have a true desire to get done in the next 12 months….. […] Read more…

Do you have a Bucket List?

Do you feel like your days run together and you’re so busy checking boxes that you forget to have fun, try something new and explore? I started a bucket list in my 30’s and have done it ever since. I did not want to look back at my life and see that there are things […] Read more…