A Routine Thing

A Routine Thing

I stumbled upon two points today that might resonate with you, especially if you’ve been interested in – or struggling with – creating new routines. The first came to me in an email from James Clear, author of Atomic Habits. I wish I could say I knew him personally,...
Teaching Kids (and Adults) to Organize

Teaching Kids (and Adults) to Organize

Being organized is an important life skill. Many organizing clients tell me they never learned how to do it. Either their parents were extremely, chronically disorganized, or they did all the organizing for their children. Although kids learn a lot by seeing what...
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...