Organize Your Mind, Organize Your Life: Train Your Brain to Get More Done in Less Time

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Harlequin, Dec 27, 2011 - Psychology - 240 pages
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The key to a less hectic, less stressful life is not in simply organizing your desk, but organizing your mind. Dr. Paul Hammerness, a Harvard Medical School psychiatrist, describes the latest neuroscience research on the brain's extraordinary built-in system of organization. Margaret Moore, an executive wellness coach and codirector of the Institute of Coaching, translates the science into solutions.

This remarkable team shows you how to use the innate organizational power of your brain to make your life less stressful, more productive and rewarding. You'll learn how to:

–Regain control of your frenzy

–Embrace effective uni-tasking (because multitasking doesn't work)

–Fluidly shift from one task to another

—Use your creativity to connect the dots

This groundbreaking guide is complete with stories of people who have learned to stop feeling powerless against multiplying distractions and start organizing their lives by organizing their minds.

 

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I like to read books about getting organized. Even if I don't get a lot of new ideas, they often get me motivated again. But this book was different. Written by a brain researcher and a professional ... Read full review

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Funny it is 3 stars here and more on Amazon... So far so good. I love all the Boston and East Coast references, having lived there for about 8 years. Love the cover!!!!!!!! Read full review

Contents

The Rules of OrderDr Hammerness
1
A Change Will Do You GoodCoach
23
Rules of OrderTame the Frenzy
43
Staying on Top ofa FastChanging World
227

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PAUL GRAVES HAMMERNESS is the Scientific Coordinator for Pediatric ADHD research at the Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. He is also consulting physician in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Newton Wellesley Hospital.

Margaret Moore actually began her writing career at the age of eight, when she and a friend would make up stories together. She also loved to read and many years later graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature. After reading a romance by Kathleen Woodiwiss, Margaret took a course in popular fiction writing and through that, found Romance Writers of America. Three years later, in 1991, she sold her first historical romance. And the rest, as they say, is history!

JOHN HANC teaches writing and journalism at the New York Institute of Technology. He is a long time contributor to "Newsday" and a contributing editor to "Runner s World" magazine, as well as the author of "The Coolest Race on Earth". He lives with his wife and son in Farmingdale, New York.

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