As a self proclaimed minimalist, going on three years as a sailboat liveaboard, I start to muse deeper on the movement. One thing that has struck me is the distinction between being minimalist and being poor. At first glance they both have similarities, such as being mindful of what you buy, what you hold on […]
Do you have any of the following in your bedroom? • Piles of clothes on a chair that aren’t dirty but you haven’t hung back up yet • Several shopping bags filled with stuff to put away or returns to take back • Piles of unread books, magazines and/or mail • Piles of folded or […]
Step 1: De-clutter. Step 2: Identify and Acknowledge what´s not working for you. Step 3: Repeat. Step 4: Non-Do. Step 5: Meditate Meditation is the final thing I practice on a regular basis that keeps me afloat. Literally, I live afloat on my sailboat, as a minimalist in the Boston Harbor. Through a lot of […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, continuing in her series on planners, Sara discusses the Self Journal and it’s many benefits in using to identify & meet your short-term and long-term goals, set intentions and create your daily plan. BestSelf Co. offers a pdf version. Give it a try!
In today’s Tuesday tip, Sara Valverde continues her series on using planners for goal setting, planning, and intention setting. Today she highlights the Desire Map Planner and mentions how it could be a benefit not only to enhancing your life but a great tool in your efforts towards organizing and ADD.
I admit it, I’m a fan of reading memoirs about positive changes in people’s lives. Whether it’s about weight loss, finding themselves again after a major life downfall, or decluttering, I love reading about their process and how they motivated themselves to move forward. It’s usually never a linear progress, but more often one step […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Sara Valverde, Living Peace Professional Organizer highlights some of the things you can do with a bullet journal and shows us a few of her own pages that help to keep her organized and on track with her goals. Some useful links to get started with your own bullet journal: Bullet […]
What’s for Dinner? Dinnertime comes every day, so how is it that we get caught off guard so often? Having a strategy is important because the alternatives like fast food restaurants or frozen meals aren’t always the healthiest of choices. Just like you plan for other activities at home and at work, we need to […]
In today’s Tuesday tip, Melissa Belliard, Living Peace Professional Organizer talks about how important it is to build in rewards for ourselves as we go through the process of organizing and offers some suggestions as you work through your organizing projects.
Are your days feeling a little bit tight around the middle? Maybe it’s time for a Facebook diet! Think about what the over consumption of social networking goodies can cost in both lost income and lost time. But, the same as with food that you really enjoy, there’s no need to cut it out entirely – […]