Category Archives: Time management

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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A Reason to Take Regular Breaks Every Day

We have all experienced burnout in our lives at one time or another, but if we knew how to prevent this, surely we would try it wouldn’t we? It’s quite common to say that we’ll rest at the end of … 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 320: Should I Have a Plan for the Week?

It’s rare that I get a week off to just get on with things and I don’t want to waste it. Part of me wants to create a plan for this week and part of me wants to just go … Continue reading

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Tumble Dryer to Drawers in Five Minutes

I took the clothes out of the tumble dryer this evening and piled them on the dining room table ready to be dealt with later. Then I remembered that we were having pancakes for dinner this evening so we needed … Continue reading

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15 Minutes Until Midnight…

I haven’t done any decluttering this evening and I’m not likely to either as it’s 15 minutes until midnight. I popped into the kitchen to get a drink of water and was faced with this:

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Where Are The Cards When You Need Them?

It sounds simple doesn’t it – having a selection of cards readily available in case anyone in the house asks if I’ve got one? The cards are usually in a few different places around the house, but today I’ve moved … Continue reading

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Walk into each room like a guest

After writing yesterday’s blog, I decided to apply the ‘start at the front door’ concept to the spare room; a room that’s bugged me for 10 years! I have many pictures of that room with clutter in it, and although … Continue reading

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A simple list of chores…

A very simple written out list on a large whiteboard (placed somewhere prominent) could make you feel a little more organised.  Even if you don’t get to do everything, it’s a reminder of the minimum required each day to keep on … Continue reading

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The chaos of housework and chores

On Saturdays, my partner and I are mostly rushing around taking the girls to swimming, to parties and carrying out various other errands and chores.  Today was no different.  Finding myself with a small gap of time, I thought I … Continue reading

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