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Capture Thoughts & Ideas & Save Your Brain for the Important Stuff

“Your mind is for having ideas, not holding them.” – David Allen The brain is a complex and intricate organ. It is capable of storing and recalling memories, emotions, feelings, thoughts, and ideas. However, it can’t store all of these things forever. Our brains have limited storage capacity, so we must figure out another way to capture thoughts and ideas so that they aren’t overloaded with things that may not be


Overwhelm: Causes and Cures | Clutter

  Overwhelm. It gets to all of us. Clutter can be a leading cause. During the holiday season is no different. For many, it’s even more prevalent. The holidays often consist of finding spaces for things that usually don’t live in our home. Christmas trees for example. Then add in all the stuff we collect to give as gifts. Holiday clutter just adds to the overwhelm of everyday clutter. Holidays


4 Steps to Decision-Making Made Easy

“Your time and energy are precious. You get to choose how you use it.”    Anna Taylor What is your decision-making process around how you spend your time? Is the way you spend your time based on your passions? Or is the way you spend your time decided by others?   The way we spend our time each day can help us to find fulfillment as long as we spend

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4 of the Best Ways to Stay Organized

For those of you that have been stuck in your homes for the past couple of months, courtesy of COVID-19 and stay at home orders, this might have been a time of decluttering and organizing. If it has been, congratulations. If not, that’s ok too. My question for you is, do you have a plan to stay organized and clutter-free? These past couple of months have been something that I


The Great Underwear Drawer Debate

The Kiddo’s Underwear Drawer… Once every 6 months, I help my granddaughter “organize” her room.  We usually get to the organizing part as soon as we clear her room of garbage, and me asking her, “why does your room look like this?” Anyway, while helping her decide what she wanted to live in her dresser I realized that a neat and tidy underwear drawer and 11-year-olds don’t necessarily go hand


Is the Multitasking Pitfall Stalling Your Personal Productivity?

“Building habits in the present allows you to do more of what you want in the future.” James Clear There are many pitfalls that keep us from being productive and it’s good to be aware of them if we want to increase productivity. The thing about pitfalls is that they are hidden dangers that we are often unaware of or are unable to name, and these pitfalls often affect our