Category Archives: Goals and direction

Finding the Joy in Everyday Moments

I felt a bit overwhelmed this morning with what I needed to get done around the house, and so I stopped to listen to the Daily Calm meditation for 10 minutes as I knew that it would help. It was … Continue reading

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Allow Yourself Extra Time to Get Things Done in 2022

So often we get disappointed when we start a project and then don’t get time to finish it, or it takes longer than we think. We’re busy people, possibly juggling many projects both at home and at work, so… … … Continue reading

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Finally Getting Around to Emptying the Loft

Emptying the loft is hard work but very satisfying. You can definitely break a sweat and it’s great exercise with the multiple trips up and down the loft ladder and stairs in order to get the stuff out of the … Continue reading

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Less Decluttering Allows More Time for Other Projects

I’ve been wrapped up in clutter for so many years that (apart from work) I’ve had little time left to focus on any other projects. As most of you know, I spent 366 days last year clearing stuff and writing … Continue reading

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Day 50/2021 Following the Plan and Slowing Down

One of the challenges that I set myself at the start of 2021 was to work through Stephanie Bennett Vogt’s book A Year to Clear and it’s going well; I haven’t missed a day. Today I’m starting week 8 and … Continue reading

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I Was in the Midst of Clearing and Vacuuming the Floor When…

I just had to stop vacuuming to write my thoughts down on clearing, as words were just popping into my head…. After having a good night’s sleep, I woke up and planned my day sprinkling in some me-time breaks throughout … Continue reading

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Keeping a Record of Your Project Progress Helps Keeps You Motivated

“Progress is one of the most motivating feelings for the human mind. You need to have some way to visualise that; some way to see that you’re progressing.” James Clear, on Dr Chatterjee’s Feel Better Live More podcast #145 Just … Continue reading

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Day 356: Update on my 2020 Challenge With 10 Days to Go

I yawned when I wrote this blog title. It’s been a busy, challenging, eventful but also tiring year. I didn’t even know about Covid-19 when I started day 1 of this challenge. I had no idea that I’d be staying … Continue reading

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Day 208 – Great Progress in the Garage, and Some Thoughts on Being Stuck Behind a Wall of Clutter

I struggled to sleep last night and I was tempted to just get up and get on with the decluttering. I think that the words of last night’s blog were still lingering in my mind about feeling overwhelmed with the … Continue reading

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Day 183: My Achievements Over The Last 6 Months and Planning Ahead

There are 182 days in the first six months of the year and 184 in the second. It’s even more unbalanced when it’s not a leap year. So, with there being 366 days this year, by the end of today … Continue reading

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