Sometimes it’s easy to see the big picture of an experience; other times it’s hard to escape labeling it. Every choice, behavior, action comes with a mixed bag of stuff – observing the duality of it all can offer clarity and eliminate (self-)criticism.
Continue reading Embrace the Duality
Ever heard of the idea that when the pain of staying the same is greater than the fear of the unknown, change occurs? I think it’s more than just that – our tolerance for frustration influences even wanting to consider doing something differently.
Continue reading Ready to Escape the Pain
I’ll admit it – I can have a hard time spending money, it often feels frivolous, yet there’s a “good” spending that’s productive. This is extremely personal – what are the things that add value to our goals and lives?
Continue reading Productive Spending
I’ve been known to rail against goals in the traditional sense, yet here is a goal that I live by – to work to have a full life that embraces all that I need and value – and how to go about it, the big picture view of life and tasks.
Continue reading Tasks – Big Picture View
I’ve talked before about the practical steps of moving through overwhelm within the organizing context; here’s a deeper exploration of feeling overwhelmed – the first steps to take.
Continue reading Feeling Stressed and Overwhelmed?
Money is extremely personal – how you spend it, save it – how you think and feel about it – and I’m not here to change any of that – just to encourage you to think about making sure it doesn’t control your life – it’s there for you to use in your life.
Continue reading Thinking about Money
What home looks and feels like to each of us is different. Yet, this is part of what we need to figure out and put into place to help in our organizing efforts.
Continue reading Envisioning Your Space
Too often “accountability” is used in a negative way yet it’s a powerful tool when used in constructive ways.
Continue reading Accountability – Nasty or Nice?
I often think of myself as an eternal student – I love learning things. Many of us have a plethora of interests and sometimes it’s better to turn to those that have expertise in whatever areas we need help.
Continue reading Learning
It’s occurred to me that virtually everything needs maintenance – yet not everything is easy for us to attend to, although there are some things to consider when working on maintaining things better.
Continue reading Maintenance – Everything Needs It