10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness You May Not Have Tried Yet

Mindfulness is a state of active, open attention on the present. When you’re mindful, you carefully observe your thoughts and feelings without judging them good or bad.

Instead of letting your life pass you by, mindfulness means living in the moment and awakening to your current...

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Multiply Your Time Investments

What would you do with a lot more time each week because so much of your week runs on autopilot? Save HOURS with this strategy…

Time multiplication requires you to put a bit of a time investment up front but that investment will pay back tenfold! 

I have some great suggestions for...

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Using Context To Make Things Happen

This week we’re going to switch up the context for these videos as I take you on a nearby nature trail…

I share with you some of the energetic struggle that I felt back before I started studying productivity, and share the single “hack” that shifted everything in my...

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Dealing With The Blips

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CONSISTENCY is the number one cause of success in making lasting change. Yet, sometimes, we “blip”! After consistently delivering time-after-time, hitting a blip can be a big disruptor to making things happen.

Have you ever “fallen off the wagon”? Or broken a perfect...

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Domino Actions

A clever strategy for getting going on a goal is to use domino actions.

A domino action is anything you do that sets a chain of activities in motion to achieve a goal. For example, sending a note to everyone announcing your upcoming blog post… With a date… So that you have to...

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Exercise for Your Mind

*Disclaimer* Before starting a new fitness routine, be sure to consult with your doctor first. Really.*

This week, on Making it Happen, I’m all decked out in my workout gear, sharing with you some personal growth stories around embracing the role of paying attention to my physiology in my...

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Close to You Negativity

Welcome to Making it Happen! This week, what do you do when you receive criticism, unsolicited advice, and generally unsupportive commentary from others? Especially if they happen to be close to you?

This can be a tricky subject, and a lot of people can get pretty hung up on Making it Happen in...

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Satisficers and Maximizers

This week, I’m discussing satisficers and maximizers from Gretchen Rubin’s “The Happiness Project”.

Find out what happened when my husband and I put this knowledge into action in a significant family purchase years ago… Talk about marriage-saving knowledge!

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Injecting Love into the World

This week on Making It Happen I’m talking about our responsibility when it comes to Injecting Love into the World.

When we get very oriented around our achievements, it is easy to become myopic on the accomplishments and feathers in our cap. That’s not a bad...

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Getting After a Nagging Project

Welcome to another episode of Making it Happen, with Amanda Kaufman! This week, I’m exploring ways to discover that motivation that is perhaps lacking when it comes to your “Priority B” projects – you know the ones… The projects that you feel you really must...
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