Category Archives: Organizing

How To Say YES with NO

We are constantly bombarded by requests for our time, our space, our resources (financial and otherwise). Buy this, take that, do this, have more; the list goes on. Often time we say, “Yes. Ok. Sure. Why not? Especially if it is free.” You may be thinking, “Besides, isn’t it easier to say yes and not […]

Slay the Paper Dragon

Dear Bettina, I am drowning in paper. It doesn’t seem to matter what method I use, I end up back in this same place of paper on every flat surface. Can you help me slay this paper dragon once and for all? Signed, Trisha Dear Trisha, (aka, Dragon Slayer) I hear you. Paper is the nemesis […]

The Antidote to Overwhelm

We all get stuck sometimes. It happens to me too. My friend and co-host of Life SimplifiedRadio- Ross Goldberg says something, anything can be enough to get you started. For me, something usually involves action. Here are my 5 Action steps to get past overwhelm: 1. Forgive yourself. When we are stuck we must first remember that part of what makes life grand, […]

Show That Ride Your Love

Our vehicles represent a sizable investment. How’s your ride doing these days? I am always amazed how much better I feel about myself and my current ride when its clean, tidy and running well. The peace of mind is worth the effort. Think of your car the way you would any prime real estate in […]

Getting Unstuck

Getting stuck happens to everyone, whether it’s in relationships at home or at work or in something we’re doing or not doing. Like life itself, we can’t control what comes our way, but we can control how we respond to it. Getting unstuck means overcoming inertia. Oh, the dreaded inertia! And the thing is, the […]

Leave the Maybes

After considerable thought I have come to the conclusion that maybe means no. Period. If I am ambivalent about acquiring something, that means I am simply not ready or it is not the right thing. How many “maybes” live in your closet, cupboard, garage or basement? When was the last time you reached for a […]