30 Good Ideas In 30 Days

30 Good Ideas in 30 Days

Business Card Clutter and how you can get it under control Business cards are great for conveying contact info in a somewhat sustainable way they are typically made of recyclable paper and if they don’t have embossing or other plastic-y elements, should have a less environmental impact than plastic cards or other attention-getting materials. That …

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30 Good Ideas in 30 Days

Can we be grateful and anxious at the same time?   Probably not. How can we express gratitude for the bounty and abundance that surrounds us, despite any man-made limitations we may be struggling against? We can focus on what is working and available to us without judgment or evaluating how much we like it. …

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30 Good Ideas: Meditation

Meditation isn’t just for hippies, monks and dropouts. Dan Harris of ABC said at the Wisdom 2.0 Business Conference that mindfulness meditation may be the next public health revolution.I agree.We’re not talking about navel-gazing or anything complicated.Which doesn’t mean it’s easy to sit still for 5 minutes and watch your mind doing what it does …

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30 Good Ideas: 11 tips on organizing clothes & closets

11 simple ways to organize your clothes and closets. Here are 11 simple and practical tips, tools and guidelines for organizing your clothes and closets. 1) Edit your wardrobe. Really. As in other areas of life, more isn’t better if the volume of things makes using those things difficult and challenging. It’s common knowledge among …

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30 Good Ideas: Beating Procrastination

From a conversation with Michela O’Connor Abrams, President of Dwell Media If you love smart design, green products and solutions for simpler yet elegant and luxe living, you’ll want to visit Dwell on Design NY. It’s a great showcase of clever solutions to real urban living challenges, delivered in a fun and accessible way. While …

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30 Good Ideas: Something In, Something Out

The third leg of The Organizational Triangle: Something In, Something Out. IfLike WIth Like is a principle that people often overcomplicate,Something In, Something Outis the principle that often makes people cringe. I don’t know why we tend to focus on the SOMETHING OUT part instead of the SOMETHING IN part, but goshwe do. Rather that …

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30 Good Ideas: Like With Like

The second leg of The Organizational Triangle: Like With Like. Like WIth Like is one of those principles that people often overcomplicate. Or try to cut corners on. Resist the urge to put MOST like things together while keeping a few special or frequently used items someplace else. Without fail, once you start applying this …

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30 Good Ideas: The simplicity of The Organizational Triangle

Creating clutter is simple. So is getting and staying organized. I’ve watched people twist themselves into all kinds of knots trying to get and stay organized. It looks uncomfortable and complicated. Brain surgery is complicated. Quantum physics and string theory are complicated. Organization? Easy as 1, 2, 3. While my book, Unstuff Your Life!, contains …

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30 Good Ideas: Collectible books & libraries

It takes two people for something to have value: a buyer and a seller. Yesterday we discussed books whose primary value was sentimental. Today we’ll look at books that may also have some monetary value. If you have antique, rare or otherwise valuable books and are interested in finding out what they are worth and …

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