What I realized was all this “busy-ness” was just a waste of time. I got things done, but I didn't get the most important thing done.
Like many people going through transitions ... the adjustment can be overwhelming and taxing, and it can be difficult to maintain the routines and practices that allow you to do the things you love.
What I found when I planned our meals was I spent less; we ate healthier; and I had more time because I wasn’t heading to the store after work every day, nor was I wasting brain power trying to come up with a new meal each evening.
Like any other creative endeavor, having too many tools in the kitchen can get in the way of making something truly unique … or even *good.*
We are simplifying to buy ourselves time, save money and make more room for our creative endeavors.
Sometimes you know what you should get rid of, or you know which area to tackle. Other times, you look around your house and think, I don’t know what I need and love, and I don’t know where to start. It can be overwhelming, just like a blank page.
How many authors and artists have been inspired by beautiful and brutal nature? The West itself is legend for its wildness, its stark and lonely places, its measureless expanses promising freedom, anonymity, a new start.
Basically, Occam was advocating simplicity, and while his idea is mainly applied to scientific explanations — simpler theories are more testable — it's relevant to everyday life.
The point of decluttering isn’t just to have less stuff. The point of decluttering is to free up space to do the thing you love.
Inspiration is important in keeping us going when it gets tough. But like any cycle, there are ups and downs, and when you’re in the down part, getting back up takes a lot of work.
You could be losing valuable time to things that don’t really matter. Here are three time sucks to recognize and limit whenever possible, so you can make the most out of your life
When you're ready to make whatever leap you'll be making, you'll be more prepared than you thought.
Have you ever thought about the best way to spend your time? ... I mean in the very specific sense of assigning tasks to certain hours of the day.
Ask yourself these three questions to help set priorities for the new year.
Time spent with the people you love refreshes you and helps your creativity. Make some time for hygge, or coziness of the soul, this season and your creativity will benefit.
The KonMari Method of decluttering leaves you surrounded by the things you love, and is a perfect technique for creative people who need to get rid of a few things.
It's a stereotype that creative people are all messy. In fact, having less clutter can free up your focus for your creative work.
Money concerns don't have to result in a complete sacrifice of creativity or pursuing your passion.
Getting through holiday season can be enjoyable if you make a few plans and remember a couple of things.
You don't have to spend a lot to make your holiday fun and festive. These projects are a starting point for inspiration using a few easy-to-acquire items.
It's time to refocus on making time for the things we love. Saying no can be hard but it's possible and it's not terrible.