NEW: My book, MINIMALISTA, will be released by Penguin Random House Fall 2021. Stay tuned!

30-Day Organizing Challenge with Ink + Volt

Raise your hand if you’re struggling to stay focused on your goals right now. If your hand is up, keep reading. If it’s down, please tell me all of your secrets immediately. I’m guessing we could all use a little boost of positivity and productivity, so I was thrilled when Ink + Volt asked me […]

How to Work From Home with Kids

Like most of you, my regular routine has been rocked. It has taken some time, and some trial and error, to sort out some kind of workable new normal for our busy family. In addition to running my business, I’m also writing a book this year, and had not factored homeschooling two children into my […]

Where to Start?

It’s a strange and disorienting time. So many of us have suddenly found ourselves working at home, juggling kids who are off school, and trying to check things off our lists while staying safe and sane. It’s a juggle to say the least. For those of you who feel like you have the bandwidth to […]

How to Start Taking Action

Let me tell you a story. A few years ago, my mentor asked me to give a keynote at her annual business mastermind. She wanted me to talk about virtual programs. Now, at the time, I had just launched my first ever virtual program, The Virtual Closet Makeover program, and I felt wildly under-qualified to […]

Two Steps to Organize Anything

Years ago my husband bought a new camera. It came with cords and a battery pack and all sorts of annoying accessories. They ended up strewn all over our house and here’s why: They did not have a designated place to go. Once I figured this out, the solution was simple. I designated a basket […]

You Don’t Actually Need To Own These 5 Things

In my work, over the past nine years, I’ve learned that most people own things just because they were told somewhere along the way that they should own them. Today is the day I break the news: you don’t have to own anything you don’t want or need! Here are the top 5 things that […]

How to Take Control of Your Day

We got a puppy. Long story, but my kids wore me down and now we have a very active Mini Australian Shepard who likes to chew through things like pillows and lamp cords. Needless to say, it’s been challenging to take care of business as usual. The other day, I got nothing done. I didn’t […]

5 Simple Ways to Declutter Your Digital Life

Do you feel overwhelmed by the constant buzzing of computer alerts and mobile phone apps calling for your attention? Digital clutter can take a toll just as much as physical clutter. Here are a few simple ways I’m trying to quiet the noise and declutter my digital life: Clear Your Desktop When I open up […]

Radical Generosity

I’m reading this amazing book called “More or Less” by Jeff Shinabarger. The book revolves around a question: “What would happen if we created a culture in which we gave away whatever was more than enough for us?” I love this question so much because it invites us to focus on both abundant thinking and […]

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