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Day 325: New Taps, Some Decluttering, a Film and a Pizza

The flow of water is very slow from the taps in the main bathroom and our en-suite, so we asked the plumber if he could get some similar to the ones in my daughter’s new en-suite. They got fitted today … Continue reading

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Day 324: Knowing When to Listen to Your Body… and Relax

I didn’t have the best of days today. It started off ok but by the time I’d done the school run and then gone back out late morning to my orthodontist appointment, half the day had gone. Also, how did … 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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Day 304: After a Few Weeks of Building Work and Decorating… I’m Now in Need of Me-Time

I’m really pleased with the progress of my daughter’s new room. I can’t believe how much has been achieved over the last two weeks. The plumber turned up this morning and finished off boarding up the walls in the en-suite … Continue reading

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Day 288: Why I am not Feeling Stressed About the Mess

I think that there are many reasons why I’m not feeling stressed about the mess… I have a plan so I know what is happening I know where most ‘out of place things lying around’ are going to go. They … Continue reading

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Day 228: I Took it Easy Today… Reading Through Old Journals and Notebooks From a Decade Ago

I gave myself permission to relax today. I tried not to think of it as a waste of time, but instead treated it as time to rest my body and brain, and to try and recharge. I still did things … Continue reading

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Day 199: Give Yourself an Awareness Break… but Maybe Clean one Window First

Doing is not always the way to get results. Give yourself an awareness break Mo Gawdat, Solve for Happy Mo Gawdat, in his book Solve For Happy, says that in order to be fully aware, we must do nothing. Today … Continue reading

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Day 178: I Needed a Restful Day Before Taking the Tent Down

That’s two nights in a row that my fitbit has shown 50 mins sleep early on in the night followed by 3 hours sleep around 6am. Not good! Me not being able to sleep is mainly to do with my … Continue reading

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Day 166: The Never-ending Battle of Clearing Clutter From High-Traffic Areas of Your Home, and Motivating Tips

This morning I was feeling anxious and overwhelmed again with the clutter. It doesn’t seem to matter how many hours I spend decluttering, throwing things away, recycling and putting things in their place, the space in the high-traffic areas fill … Continue reading

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Day 163: Knowing How to Put up a Tent Can Really Save you Time

I’m posting this a day late because yesterday was manic getting things ready for my husband’s birthday which mostly had to wait until after I’d finished my work for the day. As usual, I took on too much and one … Continue reading

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