I just love comments on this blog, so every month I give away an organizing product or program to someone who’s left a comment. This month the prize goes to Kana, who left a comment on the post Get Organized Mission #3: Organize Your Bill Payment. Here’s an extract: I really loved mission #1, I’ve […]
Happy Thanksgiving to my US friends! In the spirit of this day, I thought I’d share 5 things I’m feeling especially grateful for. Remember, feeling grateful makes you happier – so think about what you’re thankful for, too. (BTW – Have you downloaded your free Gratitude List?) 5 Thank-You Notes Dear Mean, Mega-Ambitious Person At […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it’s a great time for me to say a heartfelt thank you to my customers and readers. I really cherish you guys. And your intelligence and striking good looks are without parallel. Anyway, here are 2 little Thanksgiving-y resources from me, to help you to be: More organized […]
So far in this Simplify Your Life series, we’ve found ways to:
Simplify Your Closet (What Not To Wear)
Simplify Your To-Do List (What Not To Do).
Today, let’s consider how to simplify your stuff – at least new stuff that comes into your life – by streamlining the things you buy.
Simplify Your Stuff: What Not To Buy
I used to be someone who saved things up. A new pair of boots, a box of premium tea, a gift of my favorite perfume – new things got put aside until the ideal occasion. There was a certain pleasure in knowing I had something special waiting for me, for one day. But often I’d […]
Want to spend less time on emails but wary of sounding rude if you’re too brief?
Here’s the answer.
Write all your emails and replies in bullet points.
Add a note to your signature file to say you’re using bullet points to boost productivity.