It takes a special person to enjoy housecleaning. If you're not one of them but you realize that somebody has to do it, follow these 9 tips to get your house clean fast.
The first thing you need to do is to gather all of the supplies together into a carryall. A carryall is a plastic tray that has a handle. It looks like a tray out of a toolbox and you can get one in the tool section of your local... Read More
If you're ready to do some spring cleaning or just tired of a potential avalanche every time you open the hall closet, it may be time to consider a yard sale. You don't need to invest a huge amount of time and effort, just a few hours for the actual event, and a bit of pre-planning a month or two in advance.
Decide on a Date and Start Planning!
Your first decision needs to be when you'll hold your yard... Read More
We've all done it at some time or other. We put off our exercise routine until tomorrow; we continually delay finishing that project or starting that business.
Procrastination is the mother of all demons and can literally stop you in your tracks from achieving all that you desire.
Sandra Baptist provides you with 5 effective processes you can use to slay this giant.
1. Do it now
Hold your breath... Read More
When you walk in the door, you see a stack of papers floating around your desk, and when you go home, just as at the office, you can't find those important papers you need so desperately to stay out of trouble or make an excuse. When you come home at night, you and your spouse argue, and your children ignore you because you just aren't spending family time with some of the important people in your life.
Does this sound familiar?... Read More
It never fails. Fifteen minutes before the alarm clock starts ringing in your ears, Ninja the cat pounces on your belly to let you know he's hungry. You nudge him off the bed but he jumps right back on and stares you in the face until you get up. Your spouse is lying by your side snoring loudly. The kids are sound asleep in their rooms. And you're groggy.
There's so much to do and so little time. Feed the cat, make the... Read More
One of the tried and true organization and time-management tools is the trusty old "to do" list. I was trained to diligently put one together at the end of the day for the following day, and whatever tasks I failed to complete, to carry it forward. This system has worked well in helping me prioritize and focus. But I have also heard many of my colleagues complain about having too much on their list, and feeling very discouraged and... Read More
Why does it so often seem like you turn around and it's midnight when you're raising your kids? It seems like no matter what you do sometimes, there's still a lot more work to do by the time you are ready to go to bed. What can you do?
The first thing you need to do is figure out where your time is going each day. Try making notes one day about what you do and how long it takes. If you're feeling really ambitious, you can try... Read More
Whether it's time for a spring cleaning, or you're just sick of the clutter taking over your home, getting organized can help create efficiency and peace of mind. However, tackling a messy house can seem like a daunting task, and keeping it up is even harder. If you don't know where to start, we've got a list of 10 great (and easy) ways to tackle organization.
Use lists - making lists can help... Read More
"The average office worker receives more than 200 messages a day via snail mail, email, express mail, cell phone, landline, wireless Web, bicycle messenger, singing telegram, you name it. Taking in information these days is like trying to drink from a fire hose." --Dr. Martha Beck
Did you know that one Sunday edition of The New York Times contains more information than all the written documents in the world during the 15th... Read More