You had the best of intentions (again)… Today was THE day – you were finally going to tackle all the crap in the kitchen… …and the living room… …and the family room, and the bathroom and the kids’ rooms… You even got started (sort of). You dressed in your “cleaning clothes” (sweat pants, oversized t-shirt); […]
The simple way to start each day with less stress
One technique to keep from feeling frazzled each morning is to start your daily routine the night before. Sometime in the late afternoon or early evening schedule 30 minutes to an hour and look at your calendar to figure out what tomorrow’s requirements are. The simple way to start each day with less stress begins […]
Time management: See where your time is going
Many people object to using a planner because they believe that it prohibits spontaneity and creativity. In reality, the very opposite is true. Not using a planner to see where our time goes may be keeping us from accomplishing the things we would really like to be doing. However, first we must see what is […]
Are you SURE you are getting your most important things done?
My friend and colleague Jason Womack, who wrote the best-selling Your Best Just Got Better, often talks about “MITs” – Most Important Things. Jason works primarily with corporations, so those of us who work from home, either as solopreneurs or full-time parents, tend to dismiss his expertise. The simple fact is that anybody who wants […]
Don’t wait to start your 2013 goals to get decluttered and organized
Everyone is so excited with the dawning of a new year! People are making plans and “resolving” to make improvements in their home, their work, their lives. I always look forward to the new year, too. Most of us who tend toward clutter and disorganization do. It’s a clean slate — we KNOW we can […]
“Uncluttered” – by Gwen Smith
A beautiful video about spiritual decluttering from Gwen Smith’s blog My Uncluttered Prayer…
Productivity and a fresh start — it’s October 1!
It’s Monday AND it’s the first day of the month! Those of us who tend toward disorganization love when that happens because it feels like we get a fresh start; it’s like having a clean sheet of paper. In our thinking, the possibilities are suddenly endless and THIS TIME we are going to be successful […]