Monthly Archives: January 2016

book review – discardia: more life, less stuff

Discardia is a holiday that Dinah Sanders created to celebrate letting go of clutter. It appears a few times a year, allowing you to continue the celebration regularly. Sanders offers three guiding principles to conquering your clutter: Decide and Do; … Continue reading

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quote: organizing isn’t cleaning

People always ask if my house is extraordinarily clean. The answer is no. I don’t enjoy cleaning, so I don’t choose to spend a lot of time on it. You can’t eat off the floors and the windows don’t sparkle; … Continue reading

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productivity roundup

Here are a few recent articles that capture different aspects of working productively: 7 Productivity Tips From Jensen Karp http://www.fastcocreate.com/3053691/overbook-yourself-7-productivity-tips-from-writer-producer-hustler-jensen-karp Improved productivity is one of the benefits of getting out of your home office every day http://entm.ag/1Vghxzb Professional New Year’s … Continue reading

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Do You Have Time?

Of course you do. You just think you don’t. Everyone struggles with fitting into their days all they have to do. The key is to make sure that you actually are doing the things you need to do and leaving … Continue reading

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product review – cool tools for managing paper

January is a great time to work on getting your papers in order. If you struggle with paper management, start the new year with a system. If you already have good systems in place, work on getting your tax-related paperwork … Continue reading

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reader question – how to handle other people’s clutter

As difficult as it is for many people to manage their own clutter, it’s even tougher when you’re faced with someone else’s stuff. A reader asked how to get family members to commit to letting go of clutter. When only … Continue reading

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make the most of your home office

The beginning of the year can make you feel like making a new start. January is a good time to start going through your paperwork in preparation for income taxes, too. Whether or not you work from home, you need … Continue reading

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