5 Simple Habits That Will Transform Your Life

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by clutter or disorganization, I have great news for you. I believe there are small habit shifts you can make right now that will immediately provide some relief and transform your physical surroundings. One of my favorite books, The Compound Effect, states that small, consistent action is the key to achieving and…

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What to do When It’s All Too Much

I set some big goals for myself this year, both personally and professionally. I decided I want to work out four times a week. I promised to carve out more quality time with my kids and husband. I’m continuing to see clients full time while developing, and launching, a virtual Closet Makeover Program. It’s a…

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Your Kids Don’t Want to Inherit Your Clutter

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…

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How to Set Big Goals and Actually Achieve Them

It’s a new year and a fresh start! If you’re tired of watching yourself set goals and fail to see them through, I’ve got just the thing for you! This is a modified version of an exercise I’ve adapted from a fantastic self-coaching program created by one of my mentors, Brooke Castillo. I’ve been using…

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The Jet Set Guide: My Top 5 Packing Tips

I’ve been doing a lot of traveling recently, and I wanted to share my top tips for those of you who are hitting the road. Pack Snacks to Refuel Pack your favorite healthy snacks, and energy bars, so you can avoid splurging on overpriced snacks when hunger strikes in airports and in touristy locations. My…

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Inspiration: My New Favorite Organizing Book

I have been a huge fan of Remodelista for years and when I heard about their new book and website dedicated to all things home organizing, I did a happy dance around my living room. The book is not only beautiful, but also filled with simple, stylish, practical ideas for every room in your home….

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The 5 Best Things to Spend Your Money On

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…

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Emergency Kits: Simplified

We live in between a major supermarket and a hospital, so for years I’ve been flip about making an emergency kit. But after the past few months of national disasters, my husband and I agreed that it was time to get serious. The information out there can be overwhelming, so I turned to my friend,…

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Your Stress-Free Holiday Shopping Guide

Does holiday shopping fill you with dread each time winter rolls around? You are not alone. Stress-free holiday shopping is possible! Read below for some quick tips to help ensure you tackle this shopping season with ease: Shop Well In Advance Instead of battling massive crowds in December, hit your favorite shops early. If possible,…

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How to Prevent Overwhelm

Do you find yourself dreading your to-do list or constantly thinking about how much is on your plate? Follow these simple steps to reduce overwhelm, shift your habits, and get more done. Start With a Thought Download Get everything out of your brain and onto the page. Even if you just write down, “Oh my…

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