Enough is Enough: Recognizing the Limits

I don't know about you, but I get kind of a sick pleasure from packing a suitcase or box. It's fun to me to see how much I can fit into a defined space, and I'm pretty good at stretching the limits to fit more than you would expect. I do the same with time…

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Question of the Day: Introvert or Extrovert?

A while back, we talked about understanding your personality and discovering whether you were a task-oriented or people-oriented person. Today, I want to talk about introvert versus extrovert. Contrary to popular belief, these personalities aren't defined by how comfortable you are in social situations. An introvert can actually be very friendly and outgoing, and an…

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Making More Time for ‘Me’ Time

The following is a guest post from Michele of Get Organized Wizard: We’d all like a little more time for ourselves, right? It recharges our batteries and restores our sanity. But if it seems we can barely fit in our current priorities, then how on earth can we justify more self time? In fact, we…

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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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