Mindset

8 Ways to improve your focus

Reading time – 2 minutes Thank you for the question “How do you recommend managing mechanical “mesmerizing” tasks like data entry that can literally put me to sleep?” Distractions will always be around to keep you from focusing on a task.  It may be boredom, people, technology, the list is endless.  When you are able …

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Proactive organizing (is it for you?)

My guest blogger is Harold Taylor from Taylor in Time. He is a time management specialist. On October 20/2021 is wrote this thought provoking article. “There was an interesting study done by Joybird, a custom furniture company, on how Americans organize their homes. It involved a survey of 1900 people who were asked among other …

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Why waiting is the difference between success and failure

Often times we feel pressure to give an answer quickly or make a decision fast. As a parent, I learned to say I’ll get back to you or let me think about it before giving my decision. Sometimes it was a matter of counting to 10 before speaking. You may have a number of techniques …

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5 words that stop you from getting organized

There are many words that give the impression of good intentions. Having good intentions is not enough to get you organized. Let’s look at some words that you can remove from your vocabulary when you are setting your organizing goals to make the impossible possible. Soon When you say you will do something soon you …

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How clutter can affect your mental health

Reading Time – 10 minutes My guest blogger is Marianne Simmons a licensed therapist that has been working in her private practice for more than 15 years. In recent years, she has discovered her passion for blogging and educating people about the importance of mental well-being. Have you ever had your home in such a …

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Why do I have so much stuff? 5 unexpected answers

In a previous blog, I used S.T.U.F.F. to help you examine how you feel about having a lot or a little. Your feelings guide you sometimes other times you procrastinate decluttering a room or your home and things keep piling up. Maybe you’re sentimental and think you are honouring your things by stuffing them in …

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Make a decision and learn from it

Harold Taylor is a time management specialist.  This article appeared in his June 2015 Taylor Time newsletter and is still true today. Contact him to get on his mailing list and receive other great information on organizing time and space. Harold Taylor Time Consultants Inc  |  Slow decision-making wastes time, as do spur-of-the-moment decisions, which usually result …

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Emotionally attached to your S.T.U.F.F?

Reading time – 5 minutes Is your attachment to your things stopping you from getting organized? It can be hard to let go of things from the past, past careers, past relationships and past experiences. These items can be holding you back from becoming the person you want to be. Have things in your life …

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Decision making – would you rather leave it to someone else?

One of the biggest roadblocks in getting organized can be decision-making.  It can be hard to decide where to store things, what to keep and what to let go of, what type of storage you need, where to donate items. where to start. You might not have thought of getting organized in this way.  Is …

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