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Digital Clutter Clean Up Made Easy

Posted by on Jul 1, 2019

Clutter in our life is not limited to physical spaces- we accumulate digital clutter as well. An overloaded inbox, thousands of photos and more apps than we need or use.   It’s easy to accumulate excess digital clutter simply because many of us do not have the time to clean it up. Don’t be hard on yourself- there is an easy way to get this done.   Recognize the simple fact that the collection of this clutter did not happen overnight and releasing it all will not happen overnight. Like any large project, I recommend you break it down into small steps. You only need 10 minutes to...

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Junk Mail Madness

Posted by on May 31, 2019

According to the Center for Development of Recycling at San Jose State University, each American adult receives 41 pounds of junk mail per year! If you are looking to reduce your junk mail, this information comes from the Federal Trade Commission website (www.ftc.gov) * I cannot guarantee the junk mail will stop completely but you will see a significant reduction.  To stop unsolicited direct mail, register your address at: www.dmachoice.org.    To stop pre-screened credit offers from filling your mailbox, register your address at: www.optoutprescreen.com .    To stop catalogs,...

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How to Set Yourself Up for a Peaceful Night of Sleep

Posted by on May 2, 2019

What does organization have to do with sleep? Plenty! According to clinical psychologist, Pamela Thatcher, her research indicated “that the more clutter you have, the more likely you were to have a sleep disorder,” It’s easy to clutter up a bedroom because it’s a private space however, this room should be treated like a sanctuary.  The bedroom needs to be maintained and arranged in a way that facilitates a restful night.   Here is what I recommend: Make your bed daily. It’s the largest piece of furniture in the room and when it’s unmade the entire room looks messy. Be selective...

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Spring into Organizing

Posted by on Apr 1, 2019

It finally feels like spring is approaching.  With that season comes spring -cleaning.  This deep cleaning ritual is a fine opportunity to review which items are needed throughout the home. If you take the time to “edit” your home now you will have less to clean in the end!

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Tackling Procrastination

Posted by on Mar 1, 2019

Have you ever been plagued with a task that you continuously put off? You are not alone. Present company included. Procrastination is a productivity killer so I’m always interested in learning new approaches to tackling this issue. Please allow me to introduce you to my, colleague, David McGlennan. Every time David and I get together, I learn something new. David, is the President of Impact Leadership Consulting. As a high performance culture coach, David helps business owners, executives and growth oriented self-employed individuals to gain clarity of purpose and intentional living so...

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1440 Minutes

Posted by on Jan 30, 2019

            When we rise from our beds, we are each gifted with 1440 minutes to use as we choose. If you are looking to maximize the efficiency of those minutes and heighten your happiness level, here are 5 strategies to consider: 1.) Plan a realistic agenda the night before. At the end of each day, look ahead to tomorrow and plan your tasks.  Be realistic in how much you wish to accomplish. In other words, don’t bite off more than you can chew. You can always add tasks to your to-do list if you finish your work ahead of schedule. 2.) Complete your most...

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