Moving is listed as one of the most stressful life events. It involves many tasks and many details. And there’s the packing and unpacking that is not only physically demanding but also emotionally draining as you worry about your belongings being misplaced or damaged. Here are some do’s and don’ts when packing to give you some peace of mind if a move is on the table for you.
Many of us will be traveling this summer after no or limited travel for the last 2.5 years so a bit of planning will be needed. I’ve personally taken this opportunity to update my pre-travel checklist i.e., the list of things I do before leaving for a trip. I’m happy to share it with you here.
I personally enjoy resetting my home back to “normal” after Christmas, as much as I enjoy putting the decorations up before, as it symbolises the beginning of a new year for which I want to make space for. But I know many people find it difficult for various reasons to deal with the post-Christmas clutter. So here are a few tips to help you deal with the decorations, the gifts, the wrapping paper and the greeting cards that might be getting in your way.
There’s no doubt that to contain the spread of COVID-19, the best solution is to limit physical interactions, and as a result, many people have been asked to work from home. But as much as we love our spouse and children, getting some work done while spending 24/7 with them can be challenging.
As a professional organiser and time management coach who help people bring efficiency into their life, but also as someone who has been working from home for the last 15 years, I can tell you that, whether you like it or not, you’re going to need some structure and discipline if you want to come out of this with your sanity intact.
Many of you are spending more time at home because of COVID-19 and are considering making use of this time to declutter your home so you can bring some well-needed serenity into your home and life. Here is why it might not be such a good idea to declutter your physical spaces right now.
Are you spending Christmas away from family, relatives and friends this year? Maybe the thought of being apart at that time of the year is making you sad. But maybe, on the contrary, you’re relieved of not going back home because you find successive family reunions over the holiday season to be a bit overwhelming (hum I can relate to that too!). Yet you can’t help feeling guilty for being away. Whatever your situation, here are 3 things you should think of when planning this special Christmas so both you and your loved ones can better cope with the separation.
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Written by Professional Organiser Nathalie Ricaud, this blog is the place for you to find plenty of tips on decluttering, home organisation, kids' organisation, paper management and time management to help you make your life a little more organised! Happy reading and organising!