Monthly Archives: February 2016

10 things you can let go today

People often are afraid that they’ll miss things when they let them go. When I ask clients how they feel after they’ve cleared out their clutter, they rarely say they’re sorry about not having something anymore. Before you let go … Continue reading

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book review – happy money: the science of smarter spending

It turns out that money can make you happy, after all. The bad news is that the happiness is generally short lived. Happy Money aims to teach us how to spend money in ways that will bring greater happiness. As … Continue reading

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quote: don’t overthink it

Last week I had a speaking engagement and people asked variants of the same questions I hear regularly: Where do I start? Where can I take my stuff? How much should I keep? Where’s the best place to put it? … Continue reading

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good news for people who procrastinate

It turns out that procrastinating isn’t all bad. Sometimes your brain needs time to percolate an idea. Sometimes you need to get away from work to make a connection between concepts. And sometimes you just need to work on something … Continue reading

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clutter roundup

Every day I read articles about organizing and productivity and I mention the best ones on twitter. In case you’ve missed them, here is a roundup of some recent articles about clutter: How to downsize a lifetime of your parents’ … Continue reading

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product review – cordless phone

The best $80 I ever spent was on a cordless phone. If that seems like a lot of money for a phone, it is. Until you learn what I got. I spend a lot of time on the phone with … Continue reading

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reader question –making better use of time

I regularly hear people say that they “don’t have time” to organize or they “don’t have time” to exercise or they “don’t have time” to read or do something else they enjoy. The truth is that they do have time, … Continue reading

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