Tag Archives: reading

the organizer comes clean: magazine amnesty

I love to read. I read books, newspapers, magazines, the backs of cereal boxes. Sometimes my reading material gets out of control, though, and I have to let go of things without reading them. I have a rule about newspaper, … Continue reading

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productivity roundup

It’s true, I’m a little obsessed with productivity. If I’m not writing about it or thinking about it, I’m reading about it. Here are some of the most popular articles about productivity that I have mentioned on twitter recently: 6 … Continue reading

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paper or pixel?

According to a survey by the Pew Internet and American Life Project, e-book readers read an average of 24 titles in the past year, compared with readers of physical books, who read 15. Although I am very technologically adept, I am opposing … Continue reading

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summer reading

It has been so hot out that I have been unmotivated to do a lot of things that need doing, including weeding the garden and general house maintenance. Even regular cleaning up has slipped because it’s just too hot. (I … Continue reading

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why you refuse to let go of clutter

While clutter is usually a popular topic in blog posts, recently there’s been a lot of discussion about clutter and behavior. In the NY Times, author Gretchen Rubin talks about containing clutter in her small apartment as she prepares for … Continue reading

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book review – Quiet, by Susan Cain

Susan Cain was a corporate lawyer and negotiations consultant before becoming writing Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.   Those careers seem to demand a certain personality, as she says “a hardcore, wonderfully self-confident, pound-the-table kind … Continue reading

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where do you like to read?

One of the best ways to get started with a decluttering project is to figure out how you live. Whatever system you choose to put in place has to work with your habits and tendencies. You might not be surprised … Continue reading

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