December 8, 2016

Why Spring Cleaning?

Clutter can be a drag on our energy levels… …unless you are completely comfortable with living in clutter and unfazed by being late, missing appointments and paying extra fees. Most people aren’t, not in our social environment. The reasons for feeling down when having too much stuff are varied: You don’t find things, so you constantly purchase things you know you have (somewhere) You forget things – late fees arise, missed appointments You constantly think about the clutter and the […]
May 5, 2015

Routine

Next time you go through your memorabilia or photos, take a moment to ponder on how different  life was. Different and a lot slower. Past Generations weren’t as fast moving – they couldn’t be. Not every family had a car, kids would walk to school and if an afternoon activity was too far away, you just couldn’t do it.  The absence of modern communication technology meant you had to arrange things well in advance – knowing that a change could […]
August 30, 2014

virtual waste

Points – credit card points, loyalty points, rewards points Now these are really hidden and can be incredibly valuable. Do a quick stocktake of all the accounts or memberships you have which earn you points – start with cards in your wallets, apps on your phone and statements mailed or emailed to you. Put them in spreadsheet – much easier to manage and track. See if you’re close to getting enough points for something you’ve always wanted AND really need. […]