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6 Easy Steps To Staying Organized

If you competed in the 2014 Disorganized Olympics*, would you receive a medal?  Merriam-Webster defines disorganized as: not arranged or planned in a particular way not having parts arranged in a neat and effective way not able to keep things arranged in a neat or effective way.  For most of us who undertake declutter projects, satisfaction is short-lived.  […]

A Simple Checklist For Cleaning

It’s of no surprise that women tend to have a greater responsibility when it comes to domestic chores. Some of you may be lucky enough to have a husband (partner, significant other) or children to help with the load. And for those people I give you a heartfelt “yay for you!”. With my husband on […]

Goals and Priorities Diary

Achieve Your Goals With Goals & Priorities Diary

Make This The Year You Achieve Your Goals What gets in the way of you achieving your goals? Often what stops people is: Not being clear about what their goals are Not translating their goals into specific tasks that move them closer to their goals Not taking regular steps toward goal achievement. Clarifying goals, chunking them down, and […]

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.

It’s Not The Definition Of Insanity But It’s Still Pretty Crazy

The Definition Of Insanity – Not So Much The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. This quote must be true because it was said by someone super-smart. Einstein, right? Benjamin Franklin? Um, Mark Twain? No, no, and nuh-uh. Oh okay. Then doing the same thing over and over again and expecting […]

Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most

Discipline – Now With 80% Less Willpower

This month my word of the month is discipline. Not the scary, willpower-y kind of discipline. I’ve never been good at that. Anything enforced immediately brings out the rebellious child in me. I can’t diet because as soon as there’s something I can’t have it’s the thing I want most in the world. Even if I had zero interest […]

Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway

I Did A Very Scary Thing (Or, Feel The Fear And Do It Anyway)

This week I did something that scared the pants off me. Fortunately not my actual pants, but my figurative pants. My figurative capri pants. I sang a song. In front of a relative stranger. With my neighborhood-cats-are-crying singing voice. Why, you may ask, would I inflict this aural abuse on someone? One of my personal […]

2013 My Personal Goals

2013: My Personal Goals

I’m not one of those people who starts January 1 with New Year’s resolutions or clear, well-defined goals. December is always a busy month and early January is when I do my annual declutter. My head’s not in a goal-setting place. But by about mid-January the combination of a fresh year, a decluttered home, and […]

Slim your body in 2013

Make 2013 The Year You Get Slim. Yes Really.

Here’s a radical idea. You know all the years you hoped you’d get slim? All the years you made attempts? Let’s make 2013 the year you do it. Deep inside you know you can. People with greater challenges than you have done it. And you’ve done harder things. Um, childbirth? Marriage? Working for years for that that […]

Start from wherever you are and with whatever you've got - Jim Rohn

The Secret To Achieving Goals And Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve got.  ~ Jim Rohn If there’s one thing more powerful than any other for achieving your goals, it’s this: You must make a start. Knowledge is useless unless you do something with it. Talent is wasted unless you let it move you to action. Desire is frustration unless you […]

2013 Your Most Productive And Organized Year Ever

2013: Your Most Productive And Organized Year Ever

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