Monthly Archives: December 2016

Clutter Clearing Project Update

I started my clutter clearing project this week and still have five days off until I go back to work; it is going well so far. It has been a little difficult to do it the exact way that Marie … Continue reading

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Getting Rid of Old Books – Donating, Selling and Tracking on Good Reads

For the last month or two, I’ve been going through at least 1 of my books everyday and sometimes 4 or 5 books a day. I spent at least a few minutes going through each one…reading the table of contents, … Continue reading

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Clutter Can be Claustrophobic and Overwhelming

Lately, I’ve noticed clutter all around me…even at work in my office. I’ve collected piles of business cards, flyers from employers, books on my desk, a pile of files of things I’m currently working on, my Christmas decorations, etc. It … Continue reading

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A Lack of Sleep Greatly Changes Our Perception of Reality

This last week, I had a few sleep disturbances. Some nights were normal and other nights I didn’t sleep as well. It is interesting how a lack of sleep changes the perception of reality. Everything seems more intense when we … Continue reading

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My Passion is Taking Lifelong Learning Classes

I took a free herbology class on Saturday with friends and absolutely loved it. I took a bunch of notes and I’ve already ordered an essential oil to help with a problem that Wayne has been having with his arm. … Continue reading

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Lowering Expectations of Others Makes Us Happier

Once in a class, I spoke to students about lowering their expectations of other people in order to make themselves happier. There was one student who argued vehemently with me about this. He stated that by lowering his expectations of … Continue reading

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I’m Looking Forward to a Major Clutter Clearing Blast

At the end of the month, I have about 10 days off and I am planning on doing a major clutter clearing. I have been listening to and reading, “The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up” and the author explains … Continue reading

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