How to find MORE TIME for you by using Time Blocking

How to find MORE TIME for you by using Time Blocking

We, women, live busy lives. On a weekly basis, I’m finding myself CRAVING more time for me. Is this a feeling you can relate to? This week I’m sharing with you how to use Time Blocking to remedy this.

How to find MORE TIME for you by using Time Blocking
Let me share something personal with you. A couple of months ago, my family and I lost my sweet 94 years old grandmother. Read more

3 simple strategies to help the stressed-out working mom

3 simple strategies to help the stressed-out working mom

Yesterday my sweet Celestine, 6 years old, had a playdate with her new best friend Carissa. I love it so much when I can have a glimpse of what’s going on in my kids’ own personal life: seeing Celestine make silly jokes with Carissa made me laugh and made me so proud of my sweet little princess… And meanwhile, you know what? I made a new friend too! Carissa’s mother was there and we talked about, can you guess…yes, about organization! Carissa’s mother is a working mom, feeling stressed out by the lack of time to take care of the basic needs of her family…

Moms, I think we all can relate 🙂

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How to declutter – step by step (a zillion methods… and the simplest of all)

How to declutter – step by step (a zillion methods… and the simplest of all)

Today, let’s talk about How to Declutter.

First of all, let me tell you that you’ll find a zillion different methods to declutter on the web and in self-help books about home organization. Each different decluttering method will have an exotic name or acronym, such as C.P.R (Categorize, Purge and Re-arrange) from Debbie Lillard, or S.T.O.P. (Sort, Toss, Organize and Put away) from Cynthia Ewer.

And this was even before the era of the Organizing Queen of All, our dear Marie Kondo, with her world-famous book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and her KonMari Method. Lately, the trend revolves more about The Minimalist Game, featured by theminimalists.com, in which decluttering is gamified and shared on social media using the #minsfame hashtag.

Aren’t you feeling lost already? I certainly am. Read more

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How To Declutter: the 2 baby steps you need to begin with

This post is the introductory post of my series about decluttering and Tidying up your space.

Reading a decluttering how-to always makes me feel kind of light-headed. Why should we declutter anyway?
What and how to declutter exactly? And how on earth am I supposed to find the time to declutter, when even taking a shower AND putting some make-up on seem the biggest achievement of my week? Read more