DOUBT to DONE – 3 INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESS

3 INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESS

A wonderful student said, “(Starting out) you asked for one word about my relationship to paper, and I put “hopeless”. Since taking the class, I have gotten rid of so much more stuff, and I have reorganized things, and I feel so hopeful! Clare Kennelley, Colorado I’ve felt hopeless too, how about you?  Recently, I had to put together…

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DREADING SHREDDING? 3 WAYS TO AVOID IT!

Are you dreading the shredding?  Perhaps you have a pile of paper waiting to be shredded – almost always precariously perched on top of your small, quick-to-overheat shredder, am I right? Is it nagging at you? Here are THREE ideas on how to easily deal with it if you are “dreading the shredding”. 1       JUST DON’T! Ask yourself,…

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A Powerful Tool To Get Things Done!

I’ve stumbled upon a remarkable tool that is producing astonishing progress among my students with just ten minutes of daily effort! This tool happens to be the timer and stopwatch on their phones. Allow me to explain how it works. Within my membership program, we have initiated a “Ten-Minute Triumph” Challenge. The concept is simple:…

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How to Protect Yourself from Scams!

Recently scams have affected people I know well. My dear Mother-in-Law lost nearly $300, while a good friend’s father was scammed out of $69,000!  Both of them are highly intelligent people but It shows how clever scammers can be with their deceptive tactics! The FBI reports more than $10 Billion in losses from online scams n 2022. Don’t let this happen to…

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Graduation Gift Guide 2023

Graduation Gift Guide 2023

Now, let’s talk about the ultimate gift that’s universally loved by graduates—good old money! 💵 You might be thinking, “Money seems a bit impersonal.” Well, fret not!  I encourage you to give money in a thoughtful way that shows just how much you care. Put it in a lovely card and share a little story or…

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5 Life Lessons My Mom Taught Me

I want to tell you about Five Life Lessons (of many) that my beloved mother, Helen K Cawley shared with me. She was born during World War I in April of 2017 and died just short of her 99th birthday in 2016. Which one resonates with YOU? 1 – Always know where the EXIT is. My mother…

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How many Tote Bags should you have?

How many “bags of bags” do you have? I totally understand how easy it is for them to accumulate – I’ve been a professional organizer for over 20 years and have seen it happen to my clients all the time. It’s almost like they have a life of their own! I read this interesting article…

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Only 20 minutes to fill in your Advance Directive

Two years ago I had the fright of my life.  While visiting my older sister in Florida, I went to wake her up for an early doctor’s appointment. She was totally incoherent and seemed paralyzed so I called 911. When the paramedics arrived, their first question was “Does she have an advance directive?” Sadly, I did not…

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How to save MONEY and the PLANET!

Every third Saturday in April is Earth Day. It’s a great reminder that even small actions can make a big difference for our planet 🌍. I was thrilled when I came across something really cool during my research on recycling – there’s a place with over 1,000 locations across the US that will reward you for…

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How Long Should You Keep Tax Papers?

Hooray, you’ve filed your taxes and now you’re wondering what to do with all those supporting documents you gathered?  Well, the good news is that you don’t need to hold onto them forever. In fact, you only need to keep tax papers for a certain amount of time in case of an audit or mistake.…

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