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Holiday Time & Money Savers

Holiday Time & Money Savers

Holiday Time & Money Savers Save time, money and your sanity over the holidays, tips to make your holidays full of love and joy. Make a budget and stick to it. Don’t forget to include any charitable gifts you will make at year end. Keep a copy for next year, so you have a starting place. Schedule shopping days during the less busy times so you won’t wait in line. With only four weeks...

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Are You an Awfulizer?

Are You an Awfulizer?

Is your habit of “awfulizing” keeping you from moving forward in your life? Psychologist Albert Ellis coined the term awfulizing. It describes overly negative thinking that sees a small problem as a complete catastrophe. When you awfulize, you always expect that the outcome of anything you try will be terrible. You imagine that with every action you take, the result will be the very worst...

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You Can’t Manage Time

You Can’t Manage Time

Time can’t be managed. The only thing that can be managed is your use of time. However, time management is the term we to describe the way we spend our time, so we’ll use that term. Most of my disorganized clients also have trouble with managing time. Whether the lack of time management or the disorganization came first, the result is the same, clutter and frustration. Many people tell...

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New Name = New Purpose

New Name = New Purpose

To repurpose a room or an area it helps to rename it. If you are a loyal reader, you have heard me say repeatedly to declare or define an area by its new use.

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Defeat Clutter Magnets – Divide and Conquer

Defeat Clutter Magnets – Divide and Conquer

Are the clutter magnets still really strong, even though you have declared a space as sacred? If there is no place else for the clutter to go, then no matter how many times you clear the space the power of the magnet is still there. You can, however, weaken the power by dividing it and directing it to other places.

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