I have narrowed the focus of Keys to Living Light to Professional Organizing, Staging and Redesign. Often when overwhelmed by projects, we need to narrow our focus by creating a list and prioritizing. Prepare yourself ahead of time and do the most dreaded task first.
January is the month of new beginnings, the perfect time to get organized. Use GO month (get organized) month to declutter and organize a space or two in your home.
This year, give a gift doesn’t end up as someone’s clutter. This article has a number of practical ideas!
Preparing to move is the ideal time to tackle clutter. Save money on moving expenses. Donate, sell or recycle items you will no longer use or need.
Give your student the tools and space he or she needs to succeed. Be sure the space is right for your student, comfortable and adequately stocked.
Help your child develop task management skills. Establish a homework routine, set up a designated study space, be aware of what comes home from school, encourage the use of lists and planners and use color coding for various classes to help with easy retrieval.
It is possible to practice moderation while eating favorite foods. Practice mindfulness, avoid extreme hunger, avoid all or nothing thinking.
God put me on this earth to accomplish a certain number of things. Right now I am so behind I will never die. These were the words on a sweatshirt I gifted my mother years ago. She loved it and wore it often. My dear mother always felt she was behind in her work....
When weight gain came with turning 60, I developed a plan. Everyone is unique, so each plan will be different. I focused on eating less sugar, eating more vegetables, and snacks containing protein and fiber.
It happens to all of us. We know we have an item somewhere, but where?? When our son was baptized April of 1990, I bravely broke family tradition. Up until that time, all babies born on my side of the family, whether male or female, were baptized in the same gown....
We all need help sometimes. A professional organizer can help you by scheduling a time to work on your project, use methods that have worked for others, and offer the correct products and tools. Organizers can also
help with donations, resale, or recycling. They have been trained and have access to the ideas of other organizers. They have a neutral view, they are not emotionally tied to the items.