Stop the junk mail insanity!!! Are you just returning from a vacation and appalled at the amount of junk mail you received? Then do your part and stop your junk mail. Take 15 minutes and send a letter and $1.00 to the address below to get off the junk mail list. Click here for a sample letter or you can also register online.
The A-List Way to Organize Photos (photo courtesy of unsplash.com) Summer months are filled with special events such as graduations, weddings, and vacations. That means lots of photos! Nowadays, we capture these moments digitally. But, for many of us, we have decades of printed photos waiting to be organized and preserved. I have heard clients say they want to organize their printed photos but the task seems so overwhelming they just can't imagine where or how to begin. I approach all organizing projects with my 5-steps to organizing® process. Follow along as I take you through those steps to organize your printed photos.
Step 1: Strategize - How to Begin What are your goals? Why do you want to organize your photos?Do you want to create memory books for your children?Do you want to relive a special trip or event?Do you want to know what you have?How do you want to keep your photos? Do you want to keep them in safe archival boxes?Do you want to scan them?Do you want to create memo…
The season has shifted and we are “officially” in fall. When I think about the seasons and how they relate to organizing activities fall is about letting go. Take a look outside, the leaves have turned to shades of golden and red hues and little by little each one is letting go. This is a necessary process for trees to grow and become stronger.
The same can be said for our stuff. When we hold on to stuff that isn’t serving us today we can’t easily experience personal growth because we stay stuck in our past or live in the futurejust in case we might need it someday. Maybe we can’t let go because we have difficulty deciding what to do with something. Perhaps our ADHD keeps us from focusing on organizing because it’s mundane.
Whatever the reason is that you are holding on to stuff, I invite you to think about falling back into organizing habits that may have gone by the wayside. Take a cue from nature and let go. Give yourself permissionto let g…
December 28, 2016 January 1st marks a time for us to reflect on what we did or didn't accomplish the past twelve months, on how our priorities have shifted, and set aside time to decide our vision for the new year. It is also a time to get a new calendar, refill a planner, set goals for the next twelve months, or maybe create new habits.
Over the many decades I have been an adult I have used various tools for time management, goal setting, task tracking, list making, capturing ideas, and project planning. I have flipped back and forth from paper planner, to computer calendar, to apps, back to paper and the cycle repeats.
Clients often ask me, "Does the perfect planner exist?"
Well.... I think I may have found it... at least for me. Why? Because it isn't perfect, it can be messy and organic, and it can be the way my brain works. The way I think, the way I see time, the way I keep track of tasks AND it can be both paper and di…