Tag Archives: time

5-minute organizing for earth day

The best thing you can do for the planet is to reduce your consumption, which takes no minutes. It does, however, take planning. A lot of clutter is created when people buy things they already have, but can’t find. That … Continue reading

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5 minute organizing

You might not think you can accomplish much in five minutes, but you really can make a difference in a short time. In five minutes you can complete one of these activities: Sort the mail Toss old newspapers Empty receipts … Continue reading

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holiday stress

Yes, it’s that time of year again. Once Halloween hits, the great marketing machine starts pitching Christmas. There’s Thanksgiving to consider, too. Can you feel your stress level rising? In a study conducted by Wirthlin Worldwide, approximately 52% of women … Continue reading

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reader question – what to do with stray socks?

The legend about washing machines eating socks isn’t true. The reason so many people have orphaned socks is that their socks don’t make into the wash in pairs. I have discovered dirty socks under furniture, inside garages and behind clients’ … Continue reading

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product review – chore chart

It’s summer and the livin’ is supposed to be easy, right? A lot of families loosen their rules during the non-school months, then find that it’s difficult to get back into a routine once school starts in the fall. It’s … Continue reading

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productivity backlash

Along with the avalanche of articles about productivity, there has been an increase in articles that denounce the focus on productivity. Are we becoming hyper-productive automatons, without the ability to enjoy life? I don’t think so. My focus on productivity … Continue reading

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product review – post office web site

Being productive is about getting important stuff done so you can enjoy your free time. Standing in line at the post office is not the best use of anyone’s time. Did you know that you can buy stamps online? The … Continue reading

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