7 Secrets to Finding More Time
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7 Secrets to Finding More Time

The following is a guest post from Dr. Laura Aridgides from OrganizeNOW: In today’s busy world, many people struggle with getting everything done. One of the most frequently heard requests is to “just have more time.” While we all have the same 24 hours a day, only you can decide how you will spend your…

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Question of the Day: Describe Your Personality

Since it's now my turn to have the flu, I decided to stick with a question of the day today instead of the post I had planned (about balancing sentimentality and decluttering, which I'll post about next week). Today I want to know... How would you describe your personality? Are you task-oriented or people-oriented? Have…

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Task-Oriented Versus People-Oriented

My monthly column is up at The Art of Simple, and I'm talking about task- versus people-oriented personalities. Come on over and share your thoughts about your personality and how you find balance between your to-do list and the people you love! While personality tests and reading about personality types have been regarded by some…

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7 Productivity Tips to Get More Done

I've already confessed that I'm not superwoman, and if you haven't yet read that post, I hope you will go read it before you read this one. I want to share 7 tips for getting more done, but it's important that you first understand that every choice we make in life has a trade-off value,…

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31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010: Wrap-Up

Did y'all notice I didn't post yesterday? After 31 days of posting every day (sometimes more than once!), it was strange and refreshing not to sit down and write a post yesterday morning. However, I really enjoyed the 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010, and I'm excited to tell you that I am…

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More Than Resolutions: Enjoy Life to the Fullest

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! I tend to be a fairly positive person. Oh, those that know me best know that I can get overwhelmed sometimes and slip into negativity, but I try to consciously find the funny or the good in bad situations rather than complaining…

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More Than Resolutions: Daily Routines and Schedules

Join us all month for 31 Days of Organizing for a Better 2010! Sometimes routines and schedules get a bad rap, and I suppose if you're so tied to your schedule that you can't handle when things don't go quite right, that's probably a valid concern. But for me, routines and schedules are the foundation…

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The Dangers of Multitasking and Losing Your Focus

After the recent New York Times article about distracted drivers, I've read quite a few articles and posts about multitasking that have really made me consider some of my own habits. Although I've talked in the past about the importance of focus and setting aside time to work without distractions, I've been guilty of distracting…

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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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