Dwelling Will Make You See Self-Care Differently
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Dwelling Will Make You See Self-Care Differently

Dwelling by Melissa Michaels (of The Inspired Room) will make you see self-care differently. Self-care or self-love have become buzzwords lately. Most people seem to agree that self-care is important, but there are very different definitions of what it should look like. After reading Dwelling you’ll see self-care differently. If you’ve seen my favorite books…

Review of the Ultimate Productivity Bundle
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Review of the Ultimate Productivity Bundle

This is a summary and review of the Ultimate Productivity Bundle for 2019. As someone who loves goal setting and planning, I was so excited to see that they added this category. I’ll review the Ultimate Productivity Bundle by summarizing what’s in it and then highlight some of the things I am most excited about….

How to Adjust Your Definition of Productivity
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How to Adjust Your Definition of Productivity

It’s snowing outside today, which means my kids are home from school again. This doesn’t happen often here, but it’s meant adjusting my expectations for what will get done today. As a mom, I’ve learned to adjust my definition of productivity. Seasons of Life It’s funny how time changes things. I can no longer remember…

When It’s Time to Reassess Your Commitments
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When It’s Time to Reassess Your Commitments

Clutter in your home is something people can immediately see (unless you hide it well). A quieter form of clutter people struggle with but isn’t as readily apparent is with your schedule. You need to reassess your commitments and then make changes. Reassess Your Commitments Before you begin to work to reassess your commitments, it’s…

Why You Need a Review Process and Accountability for Your Goals
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Why You Need a Review Process and Accountability for Your Goals

Have you set your SMART goals? Are you practicing habits that will help you achieve them? There are two more things that will significantly impact the likelihood of reaching your goals. Creating a review process and having accountability for your goals will help you achieve them. Regularly review After thinking through your goals, you will…

Relationships and Expectations During the Holidays

Relationships and Expectations During the Holidays

Working through relational expectations during the holidays can be a challenge. Being proactive in starting conversations helps in working through potential roadblocks to simplifying. Expectations with gifts Whether or not we realize it, we all have expectations during the holidays. Our experiences from years past cause us to anticipate what will happen in the coming…

Change Gift Giving and Create Your Best Memories
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Change Gift Giving and Create Your Best Memories

This past weekend, records were set. Black Friday digital revenue was the highest in history at 6.22 billion dollars. Cyber Monday is on track to close out with around 7.8 billion dollars. (USA Today). Clearly, most of us are not trying to change gift giving by scaling back this year. People are spending boatloads of…

The Best Methods for Decluttering Your Entire Home
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The Best Methods for Decluttering Your Entire Home

So you’ve decided to declutter, but where do you start? There are different methods for decluttering. I’ll discuss some of them to help you come up with a game plan for getting your whole house decluttered. Where to start? When you are overwhelmed with the amount of stuff in your house, the most challenging part can…

Simplifying the Holidays for More Joy and Less Stress
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Simplifying the Holidays for More Joy and Less Stress

How would things be different if this year you focused on simplifying the holidays? Does that sound like it would be a weight off your shoulders or does the thought scare you a little bit? Simplifying the holidays I’ve loved Christmas since I was a small child. I’m very attached to my traditions and really…