Procrastination Weekly Challenge #2: Break It Down

You know those times when you are faced with those big boulders that are in your way. You just don’t know what to do and there are so many ways of coping with the situation. Sometimes you get into panic mode where you act like a headless chicken, you kind of lose it. Other times [...] Go to Post




Procrastination Weekly Challenge #1: Write Your Goal

I always believe goals are important. For me, goals are what keep me focused and driven.  Many times, however, even with my goals, I easily find myself floating along and acting more like a fish merely going with the tide. Veering off course is easy, or as in the example of the fish, sometimes it’s [...] Go to Post




The Winning To Do List Design is…

Last week, in conjunction with the List It and Stick To It Weekly Challenge, we held a poll to see which fun, free To Do List design was your favorite.  We present the winning design to you, in full color: The winner is the “Stick To It” To Do List!  To download the image, click [...] Go to Post




Weekly Challenge #4: Sell Items or Donate

A new weekly challenge will be revealed on Mondays. This month’s challenges will be devoted to Savings. *** It’s that time of year, when the birds are chirping,  the temperature is rising, and we all should start cleaning. It’s time to go through all the old stuff you have lying around.  Better to start now than [...] Go to Post




Vote for Your Fun, Free “To-Do List” Design!

As you may already know, today’s Weekly Challenge is to Make a List and Stick To It.  In that spirit, we are creating a fun, free To Do List for you, our readers, to download and use! The whole point of Playing Grown-Ups is to add as much fun in all aspects of adulthood wherever [...] Go to Post




Weekly Challenge #3: List it and STICK TO IT!

A new weekly challenge will be revealed on Mondays. This month’s challenges will be devoted to Savings. *** Why is it whenever you go into the store you never end up getting just the items that you needed?  You know exactly what I’m talking about! Those times when you go in to buy bread and milk [...] Go to Post




Weekly Challenge #2: Un-Brand It

A new weekly challenge will be revealed on Mondays. This month’s challenges will be devoted to Savings. *** Labels tend to be a focal point in our society. Lets face it, from the Prada bag, to the Ralph Lauren suits, or the American Eagle shirt, it is often the brand that seemingly makes the product. [...] Go to Post




Weekly Challenge Reminder & Update: Lights Out!

Weekly Challenge Update: I had a slow start, but after a couple of days I started getting the hang of things. I’ve also expanded the challenge by shutting off the surge protectors when I see them. Since it is June in LA we have the ceiling fans overhead going all the time, so I try [...] Go to Post




Weekly Challenge #1: Lights Out

The thought of transforming or improving one’s self is overwhelming. So much to do – where to begin? Where to find the time? There’s no immediate all-encompassing solution. This is where the phrase “baby steps” comes in handy. Each week I will pick one “Weekly Challenge” (or as I like to call them, “Weakly Challenges”) [...] Go to Post