Year-End Review

I hope you are having a wonderful holiday season.  It seems like yesterday we were ringing in 2016! Looking over my calendar to take stock of all that happened during the past 12 months is something that I love to do. It was a full year. In the spirit of year-end reviews, I’m sharing a summary… Continue Reading

More On Gratitude

Polite thank-yous communicated to the person who bagged your groceries or delivered your take-out are expected. Science is showing that being grateful in a deeper way is tied to happiness, success and health. In a study of patients at risk for heart disease, those who practiced gratitude showed signs of a healthier heart.  After 8 weeks… Continue Reading

Use What You Have

When creating an organized space, a common misconception is that more square footage or beautiful containers from The Container Store are ultimate solutions. From my personal experience and working with clients, I’ve learned that an overabundance of bins, baskets and containers can lead to chaos rather than order. More isn’t always better, there’s more to… Continue Reading

The Secret to Time Management

“525,600 minutes, 525,000 moments in time,”  these are lyrics from one of my favorite musicals, Rent. This year marks the 20th year that Rent has been inspiring audiences. 525,600 minutes are the number of minutes in a year. You cannot talk about organization and productivity without talking about time. Many people feel they don’t have… Continue Reading

Find What You Need with Evernote

Earlier this summer, I became one of the few hundred worldwide Evernote Certified Consultants –  a certified GEEK 🙂 !   In 2008,  I discovered this much-more-than note taking app, which has allowed me to capture and retrieve information quickly and easily from any device or computer, wherever I am.  It’s been integral to running my life, and… Continue Reading