January is naturally a time of year when we start to look forward. There are expectations of the year ahead, and promises to be made to ensure that this year really will count. As a result of looking ahead we also tend to look back at the year that's just passed as well. Hindsight is a fantastic … [Read more...] about Why setting goals in line with the seasons works so well
The most frequently asked question I hear about getting organised is "Where should I start?"
.... followed swiftly by "and how should I get started /motivate myself to get it all done?"
If you're in this stage of getting organised, then you're in exactly the right place.
When you decide you want to get more organised, and have an easier life, the whole process of what's needed can be really daunting, and overwhelm can set in all too quickly.
To combat this for you, I've written articles on all sorts of things you may well be wanting to know at this point - and broken them down into easy to find categories: -
Simply click on one of the images above to go to articles written about that specific thing, or you can scroll down this page to find all the articles waiting for you...
I hope they're useful, and I'm really looking forward to helping you along your journey to getting the life, and home, that you want.
We often start to think at this time of year about getting more organised, and have the best of intentions of doing so. However, it is really easy to get overwhelmed by such a large sounding job, that it can easily get forgotten in the rush of day to day life. This blog, of course, is all about how … [Read more...] about How to get organised – the ultimate guide to getting started
When I organise any space in a home, the aim is to always make that space work better. This fundamentally means to make things as easy as possible to use. That means easy to see what you have, easy to grab what you need, easy to maintain and easy to put back. If your things are accessible you end … [Read more...] about Why “filing” is better than “stacking”
Wanting to do something and actually getting the motivation to get it done are very different things. You may have the longing to get your home sorted (more organised, rooms decorated etc...) but the key to actually getting up and doing it is to have the drive to get you started. That's where … [Read more...] about 3 WAYS TO CREATE A MOTIVATIONAL ATMOSPHERE IN YOUR HOME
I write a lot of posts about how to get more organised, how to simplify life, and how to generally make things easier at home - that's the theme of this blog after all! - but I wanted to take a little time out today to talk about something that crops up quite a lot, which is being hard on … [Read more...] about STOP THE NEGATIVITY – YOU’RE DOING YOUR BEST RIGHT NOW…
I was sent this infographic the other day and liked it so much that I wanted to share it with you today. It's all about small spaces and what you can do to help keep them more organised, which I get asked about a lot (and intend to write more on - watch this space!). © Omikron960 | … [Read more...] about 7 Golden rules to help keep small spaces more organised
It's so important when it comes to organising your home that you look at your space as it currently is. Working out what works can give you so many clues as to how to change that which doesn't. Most of us like looking at other people for inspiration - whether you scan magazines, read books, look … [Read more...] about Why it’s key to understand what works for you & your home
Are you forever finding new ways to sort things in your home? Finding the best storage solutions? Tackling how to fit more into every square inch? Do you need to?! It's a question that we can sometimes forget to ask, especially if we try to get organised before we declutter (something my ADORE … [Read more...] about Do you REALLY need to organise that?