I’ve been full of confessions lately so here’s a big one for you: I used to live a horribly cluttered life. No, not “hoarders” level, but any guest visit was often preceded by a lot of rushing around , stashing stuff in closets and under beds, and hiding all those extra pans in the oven. [...]
20 Spectacular Reasons to Get Organized, Toss Clutter & Spring Clean Spring has officially arrived. I’m hearing tales from friends all over the US that daffodils have begun to poke their heads up and that spring showers (and storms) have begun to bring needed moisture for the growth of later spring blooms. In the first [...]
What do you want? It’s an innocuous question on the surface. A million times a day we make decisions: The black shoes instead of the brown. A tuna sandwich for lunch. An hour of reality TV and then an hour of reading before bed. When I think of that question, my mind drifts to the [...]
Some folks may see pockets hidden clutter – junk drawers, messy closets, and un-filed papers as no big deal and part of living an average life. Who cares, right? But what if I told you that each pocket of clutter I am accepting as “normal” was what was really distracting me from my best work?
If you are seeking treasure, I can tell you where it’s found. It isn’t found in the piles of things you may be surrounding yourself with….it’s found in YOU.
This week’s blog post is going to be more personal than most of those here, as I had promised to share my personal compass with you. I’m also revealing a secret and sharing the news about an exciting project.
Now, before you think Santa should put me on the naughty list and ban me from all Christmas goodies, consider this: everything has energy – everything from the clothing that you wear, to the books on your shelf, to the coffee cup on your counter. Before you bring a single item into your home (or as a gift into another person’s home) stop a moment to question its worth.
I’ve discovered that doing a little deep cleaning is a great way ease the transition from season to season while also providing nourishment for my mind, body and soul. Fall Cleaning can work for you, too. Here are some suggestions to help you get started.
Routines may sound old fashioned. Routines may sound stiff and inflexible. They are neither. Routines are simply about managing your energy effectively so that you can channel it towards your real desires and purpose. Routines fuel your day and nourish your spirit.
Life is full of baggage. Like the suitcases I lugged everywhere I went we each drag bags full of unnecessary stuff around with us. You know the kind of baggage I’m talking about: emotional baggage that affects your view of life, the quality of your relationships, and your path forward in your work.
With summer around the corner, I’m happy to report that the bulk of our spring cleaning has been completed. We’ve washed the windows, cleaned the deck, and the flower beds are sporting fresh mulch. How about you? Have you completed all your spring cleaning? Are you ready to attack summer with gusto? If you’re like [...]