Prioritization Made Easy with this Time Management Tip

It is easy to become so preoccupied that you forget what really matters most. When Peter Lynch, a successful investment banker, was asked why he left his high-powered job on Wall Street, he said, “When I am on my deathbed I’m not going to be saying, I wish I had spent more time at the […]

Decluttering Activates the Law of Attraction

One of the easiest and most effective ways to effortlessly attract something new into your life is to create some empty space. If you feel stuck, tackle a pile of clutter in your house. Throw out something that you no longer need or that no longer applies to your life. In fact, throw out lots of […]

Talane’s Top 3 Decluttering Tips

I’m a born packrat, coming from a long line of packrats. (If you don’t know what a packrat is, it is a furry mammal that lives in the desert and makes its nest with twigs and all manner of rubbish so that it appears these creatures are living in a small dump.) It is easy […]

Spring Clutter Clean-Up: 10 Simple Steps to Tidying Up Your Home

Spring is a perfect time of year to freshen up your home so you can relax and enjoy the lazy days of summer ahead, but sometimes the thought of organizing the whole house can seem overwhelming.  If you feel you don’t have the time to organize every nook and cranny, start with these quick and easy […]

How to Get Rid of Your Email Once and for All

How to Process your Inbox Efficiently and Extricate Yourself from Your Email Effortlessly In the book Getting Things Done. David Allen shows in a Workflow Diagram how to most efficiently handle your inbox. The classic time management strategy for handling papers or e-mails is to prioritize and sorting your papers and e-mails into the following four categories: Do, […]

Declutter with the Mindset of a Minimalist

Do You Have the Mindset of a Minimalist? Take the quiz below to find out how to declutter your home. This is a great checklist for both decluttering and time management. If you find that Marie Kondo’s clutter clearing technique isn’t working for you, try this. See how many of these decluttering tips you can check off […]

Banish Clutter Forever! One Simple Secret is all You’ll Ever Need

“Unbelievable as it may sound, you only have to experience a state of order once to be able to maintain it.” —Marie Kondo, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Would you like something new and wonderful to come into your life? A new job, a new friend, an opportunity? A relationship? One of the easiest, most effective […]

Organize Your Office—Conquer Your Cluttered Desk

If work expands to fill available time, then the solution is reducing the amount of time you have to get work done. When pressed, most people can get a given job done in half the time they usually use. You may have noticed, for example, that the day before a trip you manage to clear […]

6 Secrets to a Stress-Free, Simple Life

Relax Your Standards. One of my perfectionist friends realized, after having two children, that she couldn’t maintain her usual standards without creating undue stress. After staying up until two in the morning decorating the cupcakes for school, she created a new motto, “Good enough is good enough.” If the cupcakes came from a mix, no […]