Closed September 2017

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How Many of Your Dreams Have Come True?

Do you write your goals down? Why not? It's been proven and demonstrated over and over again that writing down your goals makes them much more likely to happen. And reviewing them regularly makes it even more likely! I was just reviewing mine, and I found an old list from 2005. I was astonished at… Read more »

Which Voices Are Talking Inside YOUR Head?

I recently had the pleasure of doing an audio interview for our private member area audio collection with my friend Wendy Lipton-Dibner, bestselling author of Shatter Your Speed Limits: Fast Track Your Success and Get What You Truly Want in Business and in Life (Kindle edition here). One of the things we talked about on… Read more »

How to Make Time & Make Room for New Things in Life

I guess I am not normal, because I truly love sticking my hands into a beehive… I have recently taken up beekeeping after having done it as a little girl and wishing and thinking about it for 30 years. People keep asking me where I find the time! You have to make time– and make… Read more »

20 Questions to Ask Yourself About Keeping Anything

May is National Moving Month, and even if you are not relocating, take this moment to think about what an opportunity moving can be. As you are packing your belongings, you touch literally everything you own. You have a chance to make a decision about whether that item really serves you. When else do you… Read more »

Declutter or Your Kids Will Tell On You

As if you needed more incentive to lose the clutter, now there is a blog called "Crap At My Parents' House" that displays photos of ridiculous clutter people see in their parents' homes. Take a look at these: The plastic pig wearing glasses and a John Deere hat The mean bunny statue The vintage box… Read more »

Is There Such a Thing as “Clutter Free?”

When I hear someone say the phrase "Clutter Free," I cringe a little. I am quite certain that somewhere out there I am guilty of referring to it at times, and the media definitely loves to say that phrase. (This cover is from our big 2009 feature story in Good Housekeeping, on the inside entitled,… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Myths… and Resources

People always ask us about Spring Cleaning, and I love the idea and energy of throwing open the windows and starting fresh with your house, reflecting all of the new life and beauty around us outside! When I talk with people about Spring Cleaning, however, the first thing I want to tell them is that… Read more »

Organizing Your Health: 9 Ways to Reduce Stress

Do you remember "Schoolhouse Rock?" I bet you can probably sing me a few of the songs… "Conjunction Junction, what's your function?" I just interviewed my friend, Dr. Mache Seibel, who is the founder of HealthRock┬«. After being on the Harvard Medical School faculty for two decades, he is currently a professor at the University… Read more »

How to Relax Amid the Clutter

We always talk about your home being a sanctuary, a haven– and that's one big reason to get rid of the clutter. Clutter causes stress! Everything you see around you that is out-of-place, stacked up, strewn around, or put aside is something you haven't made a decision about or taken action on. Picture each of… Read more »

Organizing for Guests: How to Roll Out the Welcome Mat

Anyone having guests for Spring Break, for Easter, or for a graduation or wedding?  I just had houseguests myself and it reminded me that guests are a great motivator! Just like having a party, having guests can propel you into action in the most surprising ways, helping you get organized and be proud and enjoy… Read more »

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