thinking

Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is the probable reason so few engage in it. –Henry Ford

I am a doer. I love to-do lists, I love checking things off, I feel productive when I am in action. Sometimes, I need to remind myself that one of the most important things I can do is think. I have been thinking about thinking lately – if that is even possible. Thinking that I…

Ada Polla boating

How Ada Stays Healthy, Happy and Sane – Part 3 of 3

As the last part of this series, I outlined the strategies I use to organize my sanity and creativity, ranging from healthy time alone during my travels to swimming outside. - I love people and I am blessed with an amazing family and fabulous friends; however, I recharge my energy by being alone. And so I make…

kiss

How Ada Stays Healthy, Happy and Sane – Part 2 of 3

In the first section of this three-part series, I spoke about the strategies I use to increase my daily productivity. Here are ways that I make sure I stay healthy and well-groomed amongst the busyness of my travels and day-to-day schedule: - I put grooming appointment on my to-do list just like I do work…

Ada Polla morning routine

How Ada Stays Healthy, Happy and Sane – Part 1 of 3

Other than perfecting my morning and evening routine—the parentheses that surround each of my days—there are a few other strategies I use to make sure I stay sane, well-groomed, happy, and healthy despite my frequent travels, early mornings, and various responsibilities.   - I have an accountability group with which I meet weekly (and by meet I mean by phone).…