Archive for 'Organizing Your Life'

What burden are you carrying – and how is it keeping you stuck?

iStock_000005756083SmallThere’s a powerful quote I’ve had on my bulletin board for years, and it’s not only a favorite, it’s a guiding principle in my life:

“Your playing small does not serve the world”

– Marianne Williamson

Playing big is about connecting with something larger. What would playing big look like to you? Would you write that book, start . . .

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What’s Coming Between You and a Clutter-Free Home?

EscapeHave you ever considered the possibility that your clutter has nothing to do with the ‘stuff’ and everything to do with your mind? Could it be that, without consciously realizing it, you’ve built a wall around yourself with the clutter, to protect you?

“You are confined only by the walls you build yourself.” – Andrew Murphy

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Is rushing slowing you down?

Stress - business woman running lateAre you a rushaholic? Sure, we all want to be efficient with our time – it’s our most precious commodity. But what if it’s more efficient to do things slowly? What if going faster actually slows us down?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately, as we are going through a renovation at our house. There . . .

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Be Careful What You Wish For: How Your Thinking Can Hold You Back

purseHave you ever searched for a missing ‘everyday item’ like your keys or your glasses? You checked in your purse, doubting they would be there, and of course they weren’t. But after you looked everywhere else they could possibly be, you went back to your purse and – lo and behold – they were right there the whole time. I know I’ve . . .

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Top 10 Ways to Balance Your Life

2013-07-23 14.35.43I was out for a walk by the lake this morning and noticed a fleet of boats from the nearby sailing school’s ‘Learn to Sail’ program.  I watched in fascination as the sailboats would tip to one side and, just when I thought they were going to overturn, the students would shift their body weight and bring the boats back in balance. . . .

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