Category Archives: Mindset


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


Over the past couple weeks in social media land, I asked for specifics about where you are struggling with organization, time management, and/or prioritization so I could speak directly to your issues during our 31 Days of Organizing together.


It’s been about a month since I wrote last. I had a perfect storm of health issues, family issues, and energy issues. Plus, add on moving and getting married this year and I was tapped out. Other than working