Category Archives: Simplicity

Decluttering With Mind Games

  Mind Games – we all play them.  We use them to help motivate ourselves to take action on something. But do they really work? And what works better, positive or negative mind games? Negative or Positive – You Decide … Continue reading

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Can One Word Make A Difference?

Can changing one word make a difference in how motivated we are to take action? In the field of organizing and decluttering we read different words to describe what we need to do to make our lives better. Although all … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From An Open House

A couple of weeks ago a house in my neighborhood went up for sale. It had an open house that day so I checked it out.  There are some lessons we can learn from going through an open house. Since … Continue reading

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Why I Haven’t Been Blogging

Over the last couple of years I haven’t been blogging on a regular basis. I didn’t know what to write about anymore. I began to doubt that my words were being read by anyone much less helping anyone on their decluttering … Continue reading

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Simplifying Can Feel Like You’re Swimming Upstream!

Do you feel like you are swimming upstream against the current when you try to simplify your life? I know I do. So what do I mean by this?

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Let Go Of Things The Easy Way

It’s hard to let go of things. If it was easy we wouldn’t have a clutter problem. So what makes it so hard? One thing – Emotions! We let our emotions do our thinking for us.  And as most of … Continue reading

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Disruptions to Routines: Small – Part 1

  Do you feel like you can never finish your routines because of constant disruptions?   Does it feel like you’ll never can catch up much less get ahead? We all have disruptions in our lives.  Some are daily, some … Continue reading

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Think Small for Big Results

New Year’s Day has come and gone. Did you make resolutions for the new year?  If so are they the same ones you made last year?

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Does Your “To Do List” Have Tasks or Opportunities On It?

Lately I’ve read several books (see below) about negative thoughts versus positive thoughts.  Many times we don’t even realize how negative we can be. Every day I write out a “to do” list on a white board.  I tend to … Continue reading

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Fire Drill! Stop, Drop, and Roll.

Do you remember being taught the fire drill of Stop, Drop, and Roll? This short statement is drilled into our brains from the time we are little to help us know what to do in case our clothes ever caught … Continue reading

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