Adopt a Positive Mindset

Adopt a Positive Mindset

It really is easier than you think to adopt a positive mindset.  When you make up your mind and choose to live a happier life, the words you say over and over to yourself begins the process.  Your thoughts and words are powerful and the tips below will help you overcome bad habits so you can create new ones. The average person has an estimated 70,000 thoughts per day!  Imagine how powerful those thoughts are and how they can steer your attitude and responses.  Wow!  Take...

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Organizing Strategies

Organizing Strategies

Everyone isn’t designed to be a “born organizer.” If you live in the Roanoke Valley, you can take advantage of a professional organizer who was born with intuitive organizing strategies.  You no longer have to allow clutter to take over your home….your focus….your energy….and your life. Do you find that concentration is more difficult in certain spaces?  If so, stand in the middle of a room and take a look around you.  Assess all the...

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Natural Ways to Prevent the Flu This Year

Natural Ways to Prevent the Flu This Year

If you have never gotten a flu shot, here’s to hoping you continue your trend.  If you routinely get them, you will find natural ways to prevent the flue this year and for years to come.  The infamous “flu,” also known as influenza, that everyone tries to avoid during the winter is a respiratory illness caused by flu viruses.  The virus can travel from person to person in droplets from coughs or sneezes, either through the air or on your hands or other objects.In reality,...

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Eating Differently Can Change Your Life

Eating Differently Can Change Your Life

Eating clean (or improving your food choices) is not about changing WHAT you eat, but it is ALL about changing HOW you eat.  It’s true!  So many people wait to eat something after they are all ready hungry or they eat by the clock.  But eating encompasses far more than just grabbing something on the go to get you through to the next meal time. What do you mean to change HOW I eat? By changing HOW you eat, you should consider these five things.  I would suggest that...

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Steps to Improve Your Personal Accountability

Steps to Improve Your Personal Accountability

Do you struggle with accountability? Just about everyone does at times. Sometimes it may because you’re just too busy or you’re juggling too many things at once. Other times you may realize you don’t have everything you need to complete a project. But other times, you find that time is just not your friend. As you know, if you can’t trust yourself to accomplish various tasks daily, others around you won’t feel that they can trust you to accomplish them either. Think about...

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5 Tips to Avoid Overeating

5 Tips to Avoid Overeating

It’s the end of the day and you are starving!  On the way home you drive by at least a dozen take-out food joints and at least six restaurants.  You didn’t plan to be working late, so in order to get something into your stomach before it gets later, you opt to stop to eat.  Ennie meanie miney mo.   Which of these places do I go? You finally get your meal and the next thing you notice is….it’s gone.  What just happened?  You’ve just woofed down...

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The Breakfast Experiment

The Breakfast Experiment

The report is due in two hours.  Or perhaps you’re in the middle of a mid-term exam.  Or you’re making sales calls. Suddenly, bam!  Around 10:30 a.m. and from out of nowhere you hit a wall!  All you want to do is look out the window, or better yet, take a nap.  What do you do? So, what DID you eat for breakfast? I hate to say, “I told you so,” so I’ll turn to Mom, who has said it countless times:  Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  It’s the meal that’s...

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Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

Is Your Glass Half Empty or Half Full?

Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water.  How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Did you know that consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity?  So today I am hoping to help you change your way of thinking. Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute to everything from depression to heart disease to lowered immune system function.  It can affect sleep, weight...

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Lindsay McKinnon, Roanoke, VA

Lindsay McKinnon, Roanoke, VA

You helped me last year, around this time, with my son, Patrick – who is thriving by the way!!!  I hope your ears have been burning because I have been singing your praises and forwarding your website like crazy.  I so appreciate you and the work you do, how you support families in supporting their children’s unique learning styles.  I have got to get more of your cards!  As a massage therapist, I listen to a lot of clients tell me their frustrations… makes for easy referrals!
Lindsay McKinnon, Roanoke, VA
Laurie Mrva, Daleville, VA

Laurie Mrva, Daleville, VA

I hired Cathy to redesign my office space to enhance the functionality and create a space that I want to work in. Change in any form is never easy, but Cathy listens to your needs and makes recommendations in a gentle and supportive manner. Her focus is to understand how you need your space to function, so that the outcome is both aesthetically pleasing and feels natural based on how you personally process information. Thank you Cathy!

Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Cathy’s insight and guidance has, and continues, to help me organize my previously chaotic life into a group of systems that work well together.  Her program helped me reduce the stress of trying to keep track of so many things at once, and save me significant time that can be used for more productive things. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the things you have to do and to keep track of, I highly recommend that you speak with Cathy about how her Time Strategies can help you make your life make sense.