Look after yourself

When did you do something for yourself?

We’re approaching the last month of 2016 and like many, I can feel the year end pressure. Getting the last projects closed and coordinating all the different Christmas parties are the biggest sources of stress. It’s good stress, right?! You’re probably in a similar situation and keep telling yourself, it’s all good.

What we don’t realise as we’re juggling 20 different activities at once, we are depleting ourselves. Winter weather may leave you with a cold or you’re feeling exhausted. You need to look after yourself. When was the last time you did something just for you?

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Leave the office prepared for tomorrow

Use the last 15 min today for tomorrow

Are you still in the office? Still stuck in that never ending meeting? And you’ve still so much paper on your desk? Feeling overwhelmed and don’t know how to get back in control?

Take the last 15-30 minutes of your workday today and prepare for tomorrow!

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Clean for just a day

Find your cleaning angel and control the dirt devil in your home

2017 is only 49 days away from today and like many, I’m making the remainder of 2016 count. Unfortunately, little trivial things do get in the way. Cleaning tops that list for me!

I was laughing so hard when I then watch Modern Family this weekend. Claire, one of the characters, was getting ready to start a new job and enlisted her entire family of 5 to clean their house. It was funny to watch them struggle like so many other families, mine included.

Some folks find cleaning relaxing. Not me, until I set up a cleaning routine. Here are some tips for setting up your own cleaning schedule:

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National Organising Week (NOW) 2016

National Organising Week (NOW) between 7th-13th November 2016 is designed to celebrate the positive impact of decluttering & organising your home.

The Association of Professional Declutterers & Organisers (APDO) is running a 3rd annual National Organising Week (NOW) asking: Why delay letting go of those possessions which are cluttering your home and impacting on your precious living space? Declutter NOW.

So from 7th-13th November, APDO is launching a mission to encourage UK households to tackle those niggling tasks. We at Organised Life and Mind decided to take it further and also move NOW to this region!

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