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Strategies for Avoiding Holiday Stress

The 5 Steps to Organizing process as it applies to your Holiday schedule:
#1 Strategize  List all your holiday activities that you want to do
ACTIVITY                                                                 WHEN 1.______________________________________________ 2.______________________________________________ 3.______________________________________________ 4.______________________________________________ 5.______________________________________________
List everyone that is on your gift list and your budget for each.
NAME                           GIFT IDEAS                      BUDGET 1.______________________________________________ 2.______________________________________________ 3.______________________________________________ 4.______________________________________________ 5.______________________________________________   
#2 Prioritize Work from the above list and eliminate the activities you and your family do not wish to continue.Eliminate the activities that are in your “sh…

Curiosity

Curiosity allows us to dive directly into the present

D.E.C.I.D.E.

A serious contender for why clutter and disorganization occur is an inability to easily make decisions about where to put things and what things to keep. How do you decide where to put your stuff?What stuff do you not know where to put it away? If this is a challenge for you, try the D.E.C.I.D.E. model to determine what to do with items that are cluttering your environment: Ddefinewhen and where you use the item. E = establish the criteria for whether or not to keep the item (i.e. do you use it, do you love it, is it beautiful. etc.). C = consider all the alternatives of not keeping the item (i.e. can you borrow it or easily replace it later if you do need it). I = identify the best placement for where to keep the item based on use.