Monthly Archives: August 2014

book review – The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let Go

This isn’t a book review, so much as a shameless plug for my own book. I haven’t finished reading this month’s book yet – real life interfered with plans – so I’m referring to The Clutter Book: When You Can’t Let … Continue reading

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Quote: Procrastination

Photo by Rawich The first Wednesday in September is Fight Procrastination Day. This year, it’s September 3, which is next week. I can procrastinate as well as anyone; however, I also know that when there are things to be done, I … Continue reading

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productivity roundup

Productivity continues to be a popular topic on the Internet. Here are a few articles about productivity that I found interesting: Creativity vs. Productivity from Acton Institute 10 Tools & Tips For Escalating Your Productivity from Jay White Staying productive … Continue reading

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Meditations on stuff

Photo by foto76 I’m reading Stuff, by Randy Frost and Gail Steketee, a book about hoarding. People have different feelings about their belongings. Those who hoard usually have difficulty with decision making and may feel compelled to keep things that … Continue reading

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product review – vtech telephone

When you work from home, you need to have a dedicated space to work. You also need to be able to answer the phone wherever you are. I was missing calls because I couldn’t run down to my office in … Continue reading

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Reader Question: When Everything is Important

Photo by Vichaya Kiatying-Angsulee There are so many decisions to make when you want to reduce clutter in your life, it can feel overwhelming. A reader recently asked how someone can let go of anything, when everything feels like it’s … Continue reading

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habits

Karen Cheng, a You Tube sensation and creator of Give It 100, has taught herself to dance, play instruments and juggle, among other skills. She knows that to develop new skills, you have to make a habit of practicing. She … Continue reading

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