Spring is finally here -- and with it comes the annual desire to clear clutter and start the season with a clean slate. Spring cleaning is a tedious but necessary task that can often be a budgetary burden if not managed thoughtfully.
Is your desk seeming cluttered and dulling your creativity? Are your colleagues giving you dirty looks about your growing paper cup collection (the ones with last week's coffee stains on them)? Here's what a few organization experts advise.
We all get bogged down, stuck in the same ol' routine, caught up in our feelings of worry and stress that keep us from making progress and enjoying our life. But you can let go of this mental rubbish, and lighten up your life this spring.
You know how in horror movies, there is that one room that the overnight guest has been warned not to enter and how the guest, sensing that something terrible is beyond that door, is helplessly drawn to opening it anyway?
We only get one chance at this life and one of my biggest fears is getting to the end with regrets. The only way to minimize regrets is to take stock of where we currently stand in life and be willing to change, or at least slightly adjust, direction.
My husband and I are not exchanging major gifts this year. There's nothing we need, so why waste our money? On the other hand, I do want Bob to know that I love him and care about him, and that I put thought and effort into making him happy.