Posts Categorized: Personal Growth

Your Kids Don’t Want to Inherit Your Clutter

Here's how to make declutter your home and organize it so that your kids don't have to when you pass away.

As my father’s oldest child, and his only local family member, I was left with the overwhelming task of resolving his estate when he died unexpectedly. I remember arriving at his house to assess the situation, and exhaling when I opened his basement door and found a neat stack of bankers boxes with all of… Read more »

The 5 Best Things to Spend Your Money On

Be smart on how you spend your money with these five suggestions from Shira Gill.

What do you spend the majority of your disposable income on?  Maybe eating out, or shopping, or my own guilty pleasure… shoes? Research has shown that the thrill of a new purchase is relatively short-lived, but the payoff that comes with experiences is ultimately significantly more satisfying and impactful. Clearly spending on experiences offers the best… Read more »

How to Ask Better Questions

The best way to organize your life and fix the "problems" you face, is by asking yourself positive questions. Shira Gill explains in her newest blog!

Here are some questions I hear frequently from clients: “Why is my house such a disaster?” “Why can’t my kids put things away when they’re done?” “Why is this all so overwhelming?” Sound familiar? It’s far too easy to get stuck in a thought loop of negative questions. The problem is that negative questions produce… Read more »

Embracing Good Enough

You don't have to be perfect or find the most perfect time or item for your home. Lose the need to be a perfectionist -- Shira Gill explains why.

Do you ever feel stuck in your life because you want everything to be perfect? Do you get bogged down with goals or projects because you want everything to be just right? As a a card carrying member of the perfectionist club, I have decided to shift gears and learn how to embrace good enough…. Read more »

How to Slow Down: 5 Simple Hacks

Check out these great tips to slow your life down so that you can enjoy.

I was moving too fast as usual. Racing down a steep hill in San Francisco to go move my car, I tripped and badly fractured my foot. “No weight bearing of any kind for two months,” the doctor instructed following my x-rays. When I explained that I had a business to run, and two young… Read more »