The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World

Looking for ways to save time? Check out Christine Louise Hohlbaum's The Power of Slow. Lauree Ostrofsky is featured (on pages 44 and 196) among the experts and tips for making the most of life, and slowing down to actually enjoy it:

The Myth of Multitasking

Multilevel worrying can lead us to paralysis. Downloading our mental vision and adjusting our energy flow can sharpen our outward focus.

"Rather than completing several tasks at the same time," states certified personal coach Lauree Ostrofsky, "it's more likely that we're just worrying about all of those tasks at once. And not getting any of them done."

Focus Factor

New York-based communications consultant and certified coach Lauree Ostrofsky says forgiveness is a big step toward learning how to do things one at a time. "If I'm working on something, I often feel guilty about not doing something else. I know it sounds silly, but it's like each to-do has its own voice begging me to choose it. When I make my choice, I'm letting one of them down. The key to focus is (1) being honest about what you really want to do, and (2) forgiving yourself for not being able to do it all so you can just do that one thing really well."