Back by popular demand! We received a lot of positive feedback from last week’s conversation with Organizer Extraordinaire, Diane Thomson, owner of Creative Organizing, and the guru of living life efficiently. She has been working with me and Alan for a few months now, not just transforming our clutter into organization, but giving us systems to use and sage advice along the way.
In this all-new short audio, Diane gives us tips on how to begin organizing, especially if it feel overwhelming — and also how to be realistic in your clearing of clutter. Those organization television shows make it seem so simple — but as Diane reveals, those shows have many people behind the scenes. So where do we begin…? Listen after the break. Continue reading →
I’ve found that when I’m not sure what to do next in life or when I am feeling “stuck,” the most helpful thing for me to do is to do what is in front of me. (This works on two levels — the short-term items and projects that I need to do, and also the long-term goals I have for my life.)
Today’s talk is with Diane Thomson, owner of Creative Organizing, and the guru of clearing out clutter. She has been working with me and Alan for a few months now, not just transforming our clutter into organization, but giving us systems to use and sage advice along the way.
In this short audio, Diane tells us how our stuff, our time, and our tasks are all connected, and how having more stuff requires more energy. Listen after the break (and see an embarrassing photo of the “before” as she dealt with all of our shoes!). Continue reading →
Sometimes we procrastinate our dreams. It’s easy to live in the land of “When/Then” – you know, that place where we say things like “when I have more money, then I’ll pursue my dream” or “when I find more time, then I’ll start writing my book.” Sounds reasonable, but the problem is… Continue reading →
Here’s something that I’ve noticed both in myself and in others who come to classes or workshops.We say we want our dream to come true, or to reach some goal.And then… we get side-tracked.Sometimes those ways we get side-tracked are actually Delay Tactics.What are Delay Tactics?They are actions and beliefs, usually subconscious, that are designed to keep us firmly planted exactly where we are, in comfortable smallness.We use them instead of risking ourselves to go to our next level, whatever or wherever that might be.