I’ve been doing a lot lately to reduce stress in my life. From working on my goals for this year, to spending more time with loved ones, and reading lots recently about minimalism, simplifying my life, organization, etc. Three of my favourite reads of late have been The More Of Less by Joshua Becker (great newsletter too), The Productivity Project by Chris Bailey, and a couple of the books by the now very much talked about Marie Kondo. Next on my to read list is Getting Things Done by David Allen. But I haven’t gotten that done yet.
I don’t know about you, but for me, physical clutter creates mental clutter. And mental clutter gives me mental stress. And mental stress leads to physical stress. And then I yell at my kids. Well, not very often, but I craft in my head what I would like to yell at them. And then I drink more coffee and play solitaire instead. Most of the time. (Hey, I’m just being honest with you okay?) Continue reading