Developing a Mindfulness Practice

Developing a Mindfulness Practice

What is a mindfulness practice and why is it important? The VIA Institute on Character* says, “Mindfulness is about seeing things as they actually are—with openness rather than bias, acceptance rather than judgment and curiosity rather than disinterest. It’s a...
Stop Wasting Time

Stop Wasting Time

We all waste time now and again. Sometimes it’s because we make random, silly mistakes. For example, I just watched my daughter put dirty dishes into a dishwasher full of clean dishes. Undo! But, when they are behaviors we engage in regularly, it’s worth...
Dealing with Overwhelm

Dealing with Overwhelm

Professional organizers are in the business of dealing with overwhelm, so I know it when I see it. Working and/or schooling from home, trying to parent and work and stay healthy and be better people and deal with the onslaught of news and…of course it’s...
Managing Paper

Managing Paper

It’s easy to become overrun by paper — it arrives in the mail, comes home with kids, and lives with us as memorabilia we don’t know what to do with. Paper piles can become a serious source of stress when we can’t find what we need and don’t know what...