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Dealing With Criticism

Dealing & Responding To Criticism – Shake It Off!

Family gatherings during the festive season or big events through out the year can bring out the best and the worst in people. At a party on the weekend the conversation turned to what our plans were for Christmas day. It was quickly overcome with comments like: oh my mother-in law will insist I do it her way my […]

Downsize Home

The Benefits to Downsizing and Living More Simply

The decision to downsize your home can be fuelled by various reasons: The kids have left home Retirement The loss of a spouse Financial strains The desire to live more simply. Whatever the reason, downsizing can be a hard process for many. There are emotional strains to paring back your belongings and sometimes it’s hard to see […]

Complicated life

Stop Making Life Complicated!

  Here at Get Organized Wizard we talk a lot about specific ways you can simplify your life. “Be More With Less” is a concept we believe in. Often we hear from members who say, But my life is so complicated, I don’t know how to simplify my life! Really? Really? Let’s look at some issues in life […]

let go

Embrace the Power of Choice

  With our brand new challenge starting this week, 21 Days To Simplify your Life, there’s no better time to talk about the power of choice. Making a fast decision, feeling confident with it, let it go and move on. Each day we make a million decisions. Tiny, insignificant ones that barely register to more detailed, thoughtful decisions. […]

change your mindset

Make Way For Change!

A funny episode of How I  Met Your Mother saw one of the characters, Barney, refusing to allow any of his belongings to be thrown out when his new girlfriend, Quinn, moves in with him. Yet Quinn throws away most of her things so that they didn’t have doubles of everything. Barney was challenged by […]

Relaxing Stress Free

5 Tips For Avoiding Housework

We talk a lot about ways to simplify your life, stay organized, keep overwhelm at bay and in general, make your life as enjoyable as possible with minimal stress. A recent Facebook post however got me thinking about all the little things we do to avoid housework. Or make it look like we’re doing something, […]

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 […]

7 Simple Ways To Feel More Confident

7 Simple Ways To Feel More Confident

Feeling confident helps us to do more, be more, and give more to others.  The following 7 simple strategies can help you to feel better about yourself – and that can help make you more productive, motivated, and effective. So why not pick at least one strategy that you can use today… 1. Dress Your Best Sure your appearance can affect how others perceive you, but what […]

Happiness prescription

10 Things To Do Every Day: A Prescription For Happiness And Personal Organization

Sometimes life’s little tantrums make it hard to keep your cool. You get sick, you face one problem after another, your goals stall, your relationships struggle… You can start to feel disorganized, frustrated, in a rut… So what can you do to keep yourself afloat? I suggest a daily checklist that will help you feel as though you’re hanging in there and doing okay. Keep the checklist simple and achievable. It shouldn’t add to […]