Category Archives: Mindset


I got amazingly great responses to Tuesday’s blog about slowing down. One reader even said, “We are so used to the go, go, go that just sitting and enjoying watching the birds singing feels like the business police will


In the fall of 2012, I finished and published my first book. It was a proud moment and allowed me to check a huge item off my Bucket List. In order to spread the word about my book, I


There’s one surefire way for me to find clarity and that’s to go hiking. I get out in the forest among the trees and rocks and flowers. I suck wind as I trudge up the mountain trails. There’s not


Just out of curiosity, have you considered that being disorganized isn’t the real issue – that it might just be your cover story? That your supposed lack of productivity might actually mean something? Or that your procrastination is a


I didn’t write yesterday’s Day of Organizing and immediately felt like I was doing it wrong. We spent Christmas up in D.C. with my family and had a long car-trip home on Saturday. My hubby is sick with a


Recently, I heard a great interview on NPR with Chris Rock (the straight-talking, tell-it-like-it-is comedian). He was pretty funny, even for the fairly serious NPR format. At least, he was funny until the interviewer brought up a comment he


Last weekend, my hubby and I watched a remarkable movie called “The Giver.” It starred Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline and was a based on a book by the same name. I know we’re talking about 31 Days of


My favorite part of snail mail is getting magazines. I don’t subscribe to many, but I love the ones I get: Inc. Magazine, Mother Earth News, Fast Company, and Our State. It was the July/August 2013 cover of Fast


For this week’s worth of 31 Days of Organizing, we’re going to go inside…inside our heads. Let’s get introspective! There’s a beautiful illustration I love (though I don’t know the original source of it nor the illustrator’s name). It’s