More Than Resolutions: Start a New Business

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! The thought of starting your own business -- especially if you're already balancing other commitments -- can be overwhelming. Where do you start? How do you find the time? I'm something of a serial entrepreneur. I'm not afraid to fail or decide…

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More Than Resolutions: Run a Marathon

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Anyone who knows me is probably laughing that I am writing this post. Truthfully, I don't have even the slightest desire to run a marathon...or run at all, really. Maybe it's because everyone used to make fun of the way I ran…

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More Than Resolutions: Reduce Your Stress

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Stress can take a toll on us physically, emotionally and mentally, undermining all of our other goals. Whether you're trying to lose weight, become a more intentional parent, pay off debt or find a new job, stress will make it harder for…

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The Value of Sketching a Schedule

If talking about routines made you break out into a nervous sweat, you may have already moved on to the next post in your feed reader at the mere mention of the word schedule. Using Schedules to Simplify Your Life But before you click away, let me assure you that while I do want to…

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Question of the Day: Most Productive Time of Day

There's no doubt that I'm at my best early in the morning, literally with the dawn of a new day. To be honest, I'm a little worried about how our schedule is going to change when the new baby arrives because I know I'll be staying up later with her and won't be able to…

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More Than Resolutions: Start a New Habit

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! When I first began to think through the 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010 series, I wondered if I would be able to come up with enough topics to fill the whole month. Since then, I've realized that I could…

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Productive Procrastination and Getting More Done
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Productive Procrastination and Getting More Done

The last 6 months have been very busy for me. Without going into too much detail, I've basically been blogging, writing and doing web development and project management work – side hustles, if you will, to use Frugal Dad's term – while still working as a transcriptionist and taking care of my girls and home…

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More Than Resolutions: Resist Consumerism

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Before we can talk about ways to resist consumerism, we have to first define it. Without looking it up, I would define consumerism as an overwhelming focus or value placed on stuff. Today at Simple Kids, Megan is sharing her thoughts on…

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Question of the Day: Pulling an All-Nighter

If you've been a reader here at Organizing Your Way very long, you know that I stress the importance of getting enough sleep in order to be the most productive. It's a rule I live by for the most part, but last night -- with personal and professional deadlines looming that have left me stressed…

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Question of the Day: Which Routine is the Most Important Part of Your Day?

We've talked about routines and schedules some in the past, but today's question of the day is about the role routines play in your life. Which routine is the most important part of your day? Why? Which has the biggest impact on your attitude? Which simplifies a stressful transition time? Which is the most fun?…

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