Give yourself some compassion

October 13, 2015

Decluttering certainly is an act of will, determination, and vigilance – but it doesn’t have to be an act of self torture. Sometimes when we bury our feelings, we consciously or unconsciously numb ourselves with stuff or other energy releasing behaviors. We collect physical items or resort to not-so-healthy behaviors we feel like we CAN…

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Unclutter Your MInd With Yoga

January 26, 2015

If your home or workplace is cluttered and untidy, then you may also have a clogged mind. You could be feeling unwell and your life could be stuck in certain areas. Amy van Arsdale, founder of, is a certified yoga teacher from Kripalu, the largest center for yoga, health and transformational learning in North…

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January 19, 2015

If you feed on stress, negative thinking, anger, bad diet, poor sleep, burn-out, no exercise, shallow breathing and more, you block the energy flow through your body.  A cluttered home, workplace, car or purse can make you and your life cluttered and stuck, and going nowhere! Every time you judge yourself-you break your heart-be kind….. Blocked energy causes tiredness, low morale,…

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How to Never Misplace Something Important

August 1, 2011

Follow one tip, it is simple: For everything that you own, designate a place for it – label bins for some of those places / things to make it easier to remember. Then simply put it back where it belongs when done using it. It takes practice – you’ll see it works!

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Should You Put Your Stuff in Storage?

July 1, 2011

Storage facilities – unless you live in a 250 square foot studio apartment in midtown NYC, they are a BAD idea. They suck down your cash. The chances of ever using any of this is about 2%. Get rid of that storage unit and put that money saved in your retirement fund or take a…

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Avoid the procrastination habit!

May 1, 2011

We’re all guilty of some type of procrastination. The best way to deal with it is to process the task immediately. When you come home, immediately put all the groceries away. If you get junk mail, throw it out, don’t let it accumulate before you decide what to do with it. File important mail immediately.…

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

February 1, 2011

Valentine’s Day is February 14th!! It’s more than just bringing home a dozen roses or a card to your loved one. Investing more than a few moments to think of a special gift pays off. If you’re on a budget, a hand made gift certificate to provide anything from a massage to walking the dog…

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February is Archive your Files Month

February 1, 2011

Determine what to keep Keep records retention guidelines in mind Some papers can be tossed IMMEDIATELY (Don’t forget to shred documents that contain personal information.) Stash important documents in safety deposit boxes or a home safe TODAY.

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7 Day Countdown to the Holidays

December 1, 2010

Here are step by step tips for the one week countdown prior to Christmas (or any other major holiday)! 7 days out – gather and wash holiday plates, bowls, platters for the big feast 6 days out – make room in the fridge for holiday dishes 5 days out – wash sheets, towels and face…

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