How do you keep calm when life is stressful – when the anxiety around you is high? With the coronavirus, it’s natural to be unsettled, anxious, afraid. We’ve faced nothing like this in our lifetimes, and we don’t know what to expect.
There’s plenty of guilt associated with Christmas. Guilt for the comment about cousin Bob’s festive sweater. Guilt for snapping at the super slow sales assistant. Guilt for saying the gingerbread men were homemade.
Anyway, the last thing we need is more guilt about a little extra indulgence.
Here’s how to survive Christmas and avoid the guilt.
One of my mottoes is: Have what you love; use what you have. Anything that doesn’t serve you, doesn’t earn a place in your life. But an obstacle to decluttering that many people face is deciding what to do with the stuff they get rid of. Unfortunately, this dilemma can be so confusing that some people get completely […]
What a year 2015 has been! For me it’s been one of new opportunities, change, joys, a great deal of personal development – and the inevitable setbacks, disappointments and sorrows. Much like life, really! As we head into Christmas, the holidays, and 2016, I’d like to say this to you… I wish you love, contentment, […]
Do you have plenty of clothes in your closet – yet nothing to wear? Then you’ll want to join us from Monday 3 February for one of my most popular programs: 14 Days to an Organized Closet. 14 Days To An Organized Closet I’ll help you look your best and give a sense of order to your wardrobe. Together we’ll […]
Is one of your goals for 2014 to be more productive? To improve your time management skills? Then you’ll want to join us for one of my most popular programs: 7 Days to Better Productivity & Time Management. Mindset Shifts For Better Productivity And Time Management Yep – in just one week we tackle all the stuff […]
Do you set goals each year? Make New Year’s resolutions? I generally set goals for the year, but I’m open to things changing, priorities shifting. I’m happy to switch direction as unexpected ideas and opportunities unfold. Maybe this is denial-speak for the fact that I let myself get distracted. Regardless, I do like to start […]
Introducing The 2014 Program Schedule Schedules are awesome, right? Who doesn’t love a good schedule? I sure do! So this year I’m experimenting with a set calendar of my programs, both existing and new. You still have the option of doing my programs whenever you want, completely at your own time and pace. But I think you’ll […]
This was my favorite post about New Year’s Resolutions this year. I liked it so much I thought I’d share it here! My faves are: See the world – with the magic of the internet Don’t spend too much time wearing pants Take every disappointment as a reason to give up Something, something saving money […]
This little insight can save us a buttload of pain. When we get snarky customer service, when someone is mean or nasty, when we cannot seem to please that relative or friend. We don’t have to take it personally and feel rejected. But nor should we get all het up thinking they’re an awful human […]
Happy 2014! Whatever 2013 held for you – the good, the bad, the unbelievably awful – let’s make the New Year our year. Let’s be kinder to ourselves. Let’s be willing to do more of what makes us happy. Let’s focus on getting important things done, instead of needing everything to be perfect. Let’s leave unimportant […]
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We’ve reached an amazing milestone… There are now more than 50,000 of us on the Get Organized Wizard Facebook Page! I’m super excited – and so grateful for each one of the fabulous people who are part of this supportive, positive, wonderful community. Thank you!
This season means many different things to people. For some it’s a religious event, a family occasion, even a sad or tense or difficult time. Many of us take a break from work and the usual routine, and see the new year as a fresh start. Whatever Christmas, the holidays, and the new year […]
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 Two Biggest Reasons Most People Can’t Get Organized Most of us would like to be more organized and to have less clutter. So what stops us? Two of the biggest obstacles to a calmer, simpler life and a decluttered house are: Having enough time to do the organizing and decluttering Knowing where to start. These […]
Get Organized For Christmas And The Holidays! Want help getting organized for Christmas and the holidays? Then you’ll love my Christmas Planners Pack! It includes 21 downloadable, interactive, printable worksheets to help you get organized – including Christmas gift planners, Christmas to-do lists, holiday party planners, a family New Year’s resolutions planner, and heaps more. Here’s what people say about my Christmas Planners: […]
When I did my thesis on happiness I found there are a bunch of things we can do to feel happier. One of those is to be grateful. What can be even more powerful, I’ve found, is to look back on the awful, sucky stuff that happens, and notice how it actually brings good stuff. Here […]
Do you feel you want to change your life? Like you need to shake things up, do something different, feel different? You don’t have to sign up for a week-long intensive workshop, buy a library of self-help books, or commit to some dramatic gesture in order to start change happening in your life. You don’t […]
Sales get a lot of hype, but make no mistake about it: sales are not your friend. They mess with your mind. They waste your money. They add clutter to your home. And that’s not all! Here are 5 reasons you should step away from the bargain bin. 1. You Waste Money This is the great […]