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The Insider’s Guide to Effective Resolutions

Every New Years we’re faced with the same dilemna: what changes do we want to see in the next year of our lives? And a better question is: how can we really make the changes this time? The pros tell us the secret is in aligning our head & our heart.

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People who explicitly make resolutions are 10 times more likely to attain their goals than people who don’t explicitly make resolutions.

Statistic Brain says these are the top 10 resolutions this year.

  1. Lose Weight
  2. Getting Organized
  3. Spend Less, Save More
  4. Enjoy Life to the Fullest
  5. Staying Fit and Healthy
  6. Learn Something Exciting
  7. Quit Smoking
  8. Help Others in Their Dreams
  9. Fall in Love
  10. Spend More Time with Family
How many of these resolutions are on your list?

How many were on your list last year too?

Do you find that the same things are on your list of resolutions every year without being “resolved”?

It’s time for that to change.

Connect to Your Deeper Sense of Purpose To Make Resolutions You Keep

How can we make this year different? How can we create resolutions that we actually keep?

In order to feel passionate about change, we need to connect our resolution to a deeper sense of purpose. How do we do that?

An inner change happens when our core values (hearts) align with our choices (heads) to create a sense of purpose.

purpose of life is a life of purpose

heart and head aligned to make true change
This alignment is important because it makes us come alive & creates a hope that empowers us to work towards a new future.

Hope is the magic elixir that energizes dreams, fuels possibilities, and lets you live beyond the limits of your historical thinking. It is not a promise that something you want will happen — it is an invitation to enjoy the possibility of what you want while you and life negotiate the eventual outcome.

For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says Yahweh, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you hope and a future.

– Jeremiah 29:11 (World English Bible)

Step 1: Find Your Core Values

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Take out a pen and paper, open a Word document or start writing on your tablet – whatever works best for your flow of creativity. List 10 core values that are important to you in any order.

Here’s what worked for me:

Instead of listing the usual like family, relationships, career, money, etc., I wanted to use terms with a fresh perspective.

  • Go through our list of core values and whenever a word strikes a chord, write it down.
  • A pattern of usually forms, so group words with similar meanings together.
  • Give each word grouping a name & narrow them down to the 10 most important groups.
  • Take a look – this is your core values, a snapshot of who you want to be & the life you want to live.

I felt the excitement of discovery. Hope was building.

Your values become your destiny.

– Ghandi

Step 2: How Am I Living By Those Core Values Now?

Make a list of ways you live by your core values now to see where the skills you’ve already acquired and find confidence to go even further to be the person you want to be.

This is an important step because it builds on your hope with the added faith that you can really do this because you’ve accomplished similar things in the past & use the skills required in other areas of your life.

The confidence that comes from recognizing the abilities and growth that you’ve already experienced in life sets a foundation for further change.

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confidence comes from life experience
Go back to your core value word clusters and write down the action and choices you made in the past – and in your daily routine today – that are examples of living by those values.

Spend time writing examples with as much detail as you can and add to your list as things pop into your mind over the next few days. This helps you to see your choices and actions in a new light that boosts your confidence.

What’s Missing? Time to Make Resolutions

The best resolutions are the ones you can keep. By aligning your core values with confidence from past actions you have the hope & passion of purpose that you need to set goals you can keep.

Refer to your core value word clusters. Are there core values that don’t have an experience attached to them? Are there word clusters that you feel need more attention in your life?

Since you’re reading this article you probably have a resolution in mind already. Where does it fit with your core value word clusters?

According to Gretchin Rubin, author of Better Than Before there are 3 types of resolutions:

  1. It could mean more of something good like time with friends or for a hobby.
  2. It could mean less of something bad like smoking or watching too much TV.
  3. It could mean fixing something that doesn’t feel right in our life like stop nagging our husband, furthering our education or deciding to do volunteer work.

Think about the 3 categories and list specific goals for each core value word cluster that you feel needs more work in the next year. Where can you add more of something good, less or something bad or fix something that doesn’t feel right to become the person you want to be and live the life you love in the next year?

Determine to spend as much time praying about your goals as planning them.

These are your resolutions for a new year, a hope for the future, goals for the life you want to live.

the takeaway

  1. People who sit down and make a list of resolutions are 10 more likely to see their goals come to fruition.
  2. When the goals in our mind align with life values in our heart, there is an inner change that creates hope for our future.
  3. Write down 10 core values that are the foundation of how you want to live your life.
  4. Write down examples of where you are living those values today & the skills you use in those situations.
  5. What’s missing? Is there a place where you need to add more of something good to your life?
  6. Is there an area where you need to work on less of something bad for you?
  7. Do you need to fix an area that doesn’t feel right in your life?
  8. What changes do you need to make to become the person you want to be & live a life you love?

I hope this exercise helped you feel like a kid again – where you awake every morning to exciting possibilities.

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The History of New Year Resolutions: Where & Why?

New Years hasn’t always been celebrated on January 1st – and still isn’t in several countries. Here’s the history (and the where) of New Years Day from the History Channel:

Why New Years Resolutions?

The Babylonians were first to make New Year resolutions around 4,000 years ago but they started their new year in March.

Roman Coin with Janus the double-faced god of beginnings & endings

Roman Coin with Janus the double-faced god of beginnings & endings

The custom of setting New Years Resolutions began in ancient Rome when they held New Years in March – the month of Mars, the god of war. The city leaders and soldiers were required to swear an oath of allegiance to the Emperor. Spring was prime time for battles, so it was inconvenient for generals to have to travel back to Rome to be sworn in for another year.

Julius Caesar switched it to January – the month of Janus, the god of beginnings & ends, patron of archways & doorways. Janus is depicted as a double-faced head who sees the old and the new year. The day began with oath-taking ceremonies, making promises to Janus and their leaders for the next year, and then festivities where family & friends exchanged honey, pears and sweets to wish each other a “sweet” new year.

In medieval times knights took the “peacock vow” (les voeux du paon) to recommit themselves to chivalry for the year.

Methodist Central Hall church in Westminster London

Methodist Central Hall church in Westminster London

In 1740 John Wesley, the founder of Methodism with his brother Charles Wesley and fellow cleric George Whitefield, held Covenant Renewal Services or watch night services where participants sang, thanked the Lord for the past year, and renewed their covenant with God.

Puritans in Colonial America spent New Year’s Eve reflecting on past mistakes and resolving to improve in the coming year rather than joining the revelry of those around them. This is when New Years Resolutions as we understand them was birthed.

Today – while some may thank God for mercies received in the past year – almost all of us regard resolutions as promises we make to ourselves for changes we’d like to see in the next year.

How to Set Effective Goals that Motivate You to Live the Life You Love

When we’re excited about our resolutions we want to GET OUT THERE & DO IT {but *m a y b e * this is the problem.} We need to take the time to plan effective goals that are going to get us where we want to be.

The enthusiasm & passion you experienced in the first exercise started your momentum.

imagine awakening with a sense of adventure like a kid

Imagine waking up every day excited rather than dreading the “work” it takes to keep your resolutions.

Yes, it is possible:

  • when what you do every day flows from a sense of purpose & your life values
  • when you know completing each goal gets you one step closer to the life you want to live
  • when achieving your goal proves you are all you can be – and gives you confidence for the next step

Setting SMART Goals

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Start with Small SPECIFIC Goals to Gain Confidence

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Take a look at the list of resolutions you made in the last exercise. Choose ONE.

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Let’s break that resolution down to smaller stepping-stone goals like bricks in your wall of success.

For example: if you want to lose weight smaller goals would be to exercise & to eat healthy.

Take ONE stepping-stone goal and set an even smaller goal by asking “How?”

example of how to set small goals

When you can’t ask “how” again, you’ve reached a SPECIFIC goal that can be accomplished in a few days. This builds confidence and momentum to tackle the next stepping-stone goal.

Once that goal is accomplished, check back at the previous “how” on your list for the next goal.

examples of small goals

never underestimate a small goalDon’t doubt the power of a small goal.

It takes more energy to start something so the smaller the better – then you gain momentum to tackle bigger things.

You get the confidence that yes, you can do this.

You start to feel the excitement that you’re headed in the right direction, you’re getting closer to the finish line.

Remember that true motivation is the result of momentum – it’s a gift. You don’t have to spend money to get motivated, you simply need to get moving.
– Lewis Howes, author of The Ultimate Webinar Marketing Guide and LinkedWorking

Think about it: you just researched the best shoes & jogging clothes and bought them (or dug them out of the deep recesses of your closet), and you researched and mapped 3 different routes to jog the distance you want to go. When Monday morning rolls around aren’t you automatically going to grab those shoes & clothes and start jogging on your first route?

That’s momentum. You don’t even consider there’s a choice not to do it because you’ve chosen ahead of time to do it!

Isn’t it awesome? You start by doing bite-sized goals – so easy that you can’t fail – and it builds the momentum and the confidence you need to automatically start doing what appeared difficult!

Now before you run out and buy those jogging shoes – or perform that first small specific goal – let’s finish planning your goals to make sure you’re being SMART.


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Now is the time to move from “I can do that” to “should I do that?” How motivating is your chosen goal?

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Do you really want to jog 3 times a week? What is your gut telling you?

Are you excited to get out there and pound the pavement; feel the sweat, the muscles, the breathing; run to the beat of your music weaving through your neighborhood?


Are you cringing at the thought of crawling out of bed earlier every morning with sore muscles & aching knees, slogging through rain and snow just to lose a few measly pounds?

If you don’t feel motivated to do it now – on paper so to speak – this goal will never last.

Motivation is the fire in your belly that wants to get going – and going now.

  • If you feel that fire, write down all your reasons for wanting to complete your goal right now and keep it to read again and again to keep motivated.
  • If you don’t feel enthusiastic about working on that specific goal, its time to think of a replacement that does excite you.

If your goal fails the MOTIVATING test, start again with a new SPECIFIC goal. Instead of jogging, consider biking, swimming, training at a gym or cardio workouts at home with a DVD.

If you’re excited about your choice, it’s time to put it through another test.


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When we go on vacation, anticipation is half the fun. We can harness that power of excitement for a future start date on a goal, too.

anticipation increases focus and energy for your goal

When we circle a start date on the calendar anticipation creates excitement, building momentum BEFORE WE EVEN DO ANYTHING.

Think about it: in our example of jogging anticipation:

  • You’re so excited about jogging that you’re watching the mailbox for your shoes to arrive.
  • You have your first Monday run circled on the calendar before you’ve even started planning your routes.
  • You’re talking on the phone, over lunch to your co-worker or to your spouse about your plan to jog so much that they’re starting to roll their eyes – we’re talking about this again.

So . . . do you find yourself ANTICIPATING the start of your goal?

  • Are you so excited that you can’t help but talk about your goal to your family and friends?
  • Is it so real to you that you can actually visualize yourself & your life after you’ve completed your goal?
  • Do you have a start date written on your calendar while you’re doing the necessary planning?

Building anticipation helped me quit smoking after many failed attempts. If you find inspiration and want to do a goal, don’t start right away. Many of us will get excited and want to start today. That’s a mistake. Set a date in the future — a week or two, or even a month — and make that your Start Date. Mark it on the calendar. Get excited about that date. Make it the most important date in your life. In the meantime, start writing out a plan. Because by delaying your start, you are building anticipation, and increasing your focus and energy for your goal.
– Leo Babuta, author of the blog Zen Habits and book Zen Habits Handbook for Life

Here’s how to make your anticipation snowball!

Set a new, utterly breath-taking goal for you a few months down the road that requires you to complete the goal that you’re working on now. For our jogging example, you could train for a half marathon in 6 months.

So . . . if you find that you’re not talking to everyone about your big plan and if you’re not daydreaming about your goal, you’re probably not excited enough to follow through. Go back to the beginning and set a new SPECIFIC, MOTIVATING goal


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how realistic are your goals

We started this journey to change by listing 10 core values. We’ve discussed how focusing on those core values as we make effective far-reaching resolutions is key to actually seeing a change.

Wouldn’t it be awful – even shameful – to make goals contrary to our core values? It can happen. Quite easily.

Take our example of jogging. You’ve planned your route, arranged to have the right equipment, and set a start date. You’re enthusiastic about jogging. For awhile. Then you just can’t get motivated anymore. What happened? It sounded so good. It looked like something you could do.

But you forgot that you’re a people-person. Solitary pursuits aren’t really your style. It was doomed to fail, no matter how excited you were to do it, or how it aligns with your overall resolution.

You need to make sure your individual, specific, bite-sized goals align with your core values too.

If you included words like beingness, daring, discipline, drive, endurance, freedom, meticulousness, perseverance, precision, privacy, solitude, vigor, and wonder in your core values you would be more apt to be a person who would enjoy jogging than if you had words like camaraderie, connection, cordiality, extroversion, fluidity, friendliness, generosity, harmony, loyalty, popularity, sharing, silliness, spontaneity, teamwork, and wittiness in your core value clusters.

Do you see why? If you look at just one word on its own, some words don’t seem to apply to a person who would or would not enjoy jogging. For instance, a jogger can be witty but usually a person who lists wittiness as one of their 10 core values is a people-person – and when clustered with other people-oriented words they are more likely to enjoy an exercise class in a group setting than jogging on their own, day in and day out.

Go back to your list and look closely at your core value word clusters. What kind of picture are they painting? Let them inspire you to choose a REALISTIC goal that will truly motivate you as long as necessary – which could be a lifetime.

Want a reality check?

Watch how your family & friends respond when you discuss your goals. Even ask for their opinions.

Do those who are usually supportive – and know you well – think you can do it?

When I talked about losing weight everyone around me emphatically agreed and were highly supportive. They believed I could do it even though I had mega-pounds to lose. But if I told them I was going to lose weight by jogging every day – well, lets just say there would have been doubtful looks and screwed up faces. You know what I mean. Even if they didn’t want to say anything to dissuade me, they wouldn’t think it would last. And with good reason – it wouldn’t. I am a people person. I hate to walk the dog in bad weather – LOL. When I see women jogging and sweating in public, well, I just don’t want to do that.

Can you do it?

In our jogging example, it wouldn’t make sense to start off jogging 3 miles a day but sometimes when we’re excited about a project or goal we jump in with both feet and forget to take baby steps.

In fact, Leo Babuta suggests that there is power in holding ourselves back:

When I start with a new exercise program, or any new goal really, I am rarin’ to go. I am full of excitement, and my enthusiasm knows no boundaries. Nor does my sense of self-limitation. I think I can do anything. It’s not long before I learn that I do have limitations, and my enthusiasm begins to wane.

Well, a great motivator that I’ve learned is that when you have so much energy at the beginning of a program, and want to go all out — HOLD BACK. Don’t let yourself do everything you want to do. Only let yourself do 50-75 percent of what you want to do. And plan out a course of action where you slowly increase over time.

For example, if I want to go running, I might think I can run 3 miles at first. But instead of letting myself do that, I start by only running a mile. When I’m doing that mile, I’ll be telling myself that I can do more! But I don’t let myself.

After that workout, I’ll be looking forward to the next workout, when I’ll let myself do 1.5 miles. I keep that energy reined in, harness it, so that I can ride it even further.

Think about it: If you jogged 3 miles a day but come home aching and zonked you’re going to be telling yourself “I can’t do this.” But if you hold yourself back – feeling like you could have gone so much further – you’re going to tell yourself “I can do more” which is a better confidence booster than “I can do this.” Just think of the powerful motivation you’ll be harnessing!

My reality check was that I had to start with aquafitness because I had a blood clot in my leg earlier that caused my leg to swell and become uncooperative without the buoyancy of the water. I had to start at a place where I could start. Savvy?

So – how REALISTIC is your goal? Do people who know you best believe this is your big chance to see your dreams come true? Are you sure you’re starting something you can start and starting where you should start to build momentum, confidence and enthusiasm?

How Are You Making Your Goal TRACKABLE?

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track your goalsWith long-term resolutions, using bite-sized specific goals is a fantastic way to help you really get to the end result.

However, the problem with small goals is that as we cross them off the list we usually forget them. As we’ve discussed, in order to build confidence for bigger goals and keep momentum motivating us we need to remember all these successes.

Leo Babuta shares his ideas:

Charting progress can be as simple as marking an X on your calendar, or creating a simple spreadsheet, or logging your goal online. It can be vastly rewarding to look back on your progress and see how far you’ve come, and it can help you to keep going — you know you don’t want to have too many days without an X! Now, you WILL have some bad marks on your chart and that’s OK. Don’t let a few bad marks stop you from continuing. Strive instead to get the good marks next time.

Here’s what I did:


My Wall Pops Dry Erase Self Adhesive Wall Calendar To be successful in accomplishing your New Years resolutions you need to make effective goals. Create goals that motivate, test them & get you where you want to go. 2 is the best organizational tool I have right now.

I came up with an idea that works better for me than check marks or crossing off items on a list.

I use Post-it Book Flags on my calendar.

Each color represents a different project or goal – it marks the start date and the date I work on that goal or project.

When I do that item on that day, I remove the flag which gives me a great sense of accomplishment. (I rip that baby off with flourish and do a victory dance as I drop it in the trash can. Yes! I did it.)

One glance at the calendar (and the color key at the side) shows me which items are NOT being done. (See the green tabs left on for several days?) Instead of being discouraged, I see a pattern early and can come up with a new strategy or new goal that better motivates me.

(See more of my home office organizational ideas with photos of my home office here.)

Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.
– Og Mandino, author of some of the most amazing books on successTo be successful in accomplishing your New Years resolutions you need to make effective goals. Create goals that motivate, test them & get you where you want to go. 3

Remember – goal setting is a continuous activity and not just a means to an end.

  • Chart your progress to make sure your smaller goals keep on track with your resolution.
  • Mark your calender to set aside time to review your goals.
  • After you achieve several smaller goals you may need to reassess the way you want to reach your resolution.
  • Make sure future goals are SMART and are truly stepping stones to where you want be and not time-wasters.

I hope this exercise helps you feel excited to work towards your goals.

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5 Steps to an Organized Office That Frees You to Be Your Best

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Whether you’re celebrating National Organize Your Home Office Day on March 12 or just fed up with all the clutter any old day, here are the home office organization ideas I learned on my journey to an inspiring home office space.

Home Office Organization Ideas to help you live clutter-free & surrounded by beauty so you can be your best and do your best work at home.

This is my office with my fluffy sidekick, Jack.

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Step One: Separate all items that are not business related

Is your home office the Drop Zone for everything and anything?

For us Stay at Home Working Moms just finding a workspace is difficult enough.

My office is a 7′ x 11′ room left over after a bathroom renovation – it feels even smaller with the slanted ceilings on two ends.

And then when exercise equipment, mismatched socks, party paraphernalia, dirty coffee cups, papers, papers and more papers are just dropped on every surface it becomes a stay-away-at-all-costs zone!

(Once my sister-in-law asked me, “You spend all day in here?” That was a good indication that it was time for an office uncluttering day! LOL)

Go through your office with a fine-tooth comb and remove everything that is not business related.

You don’t want laundry, recipe cards and kid’s homework papers to remind you of other things on your to-do list. When you’re in your home office space you’re a lean, mean business machine!

While you’re going through your office, its the perfect time to dust and clean. I was soooo fortunate to have help when I cleaned my office. (Sorry about the quality of the pic – I used my cellphone camera.)

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Step 2: Group Like Things Together and Get Rid of Duplicates

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See Peter Walsh’s organizational books at Amazon.

Clutter expert and TV personality Peter Walsh recommends that you begin organizing your home office by grouping similar items together:

  • to see how much space they’ll require
  • to see how many duplicates you have
  • to keep similar things together when you put everything back so it won’t take as long to find what you need

Books with the same topics together, office supplies together, music CDs in a pile, software CDs in a different pile. You get it.

Everything you don’t absolutely need, anything out of date, and anything that you have more than one of – goes.

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Step 3: Putting it Back Together

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#1: Fabric Drawers

I love, love, love Martha Stewart Fabric Drawers! I use them in my office, on the shelves in our hallway and in our bedroom.

Label it, drop everything on that topic inside and you can find it when you need it again.

They come in a rainbow of colors to match any decor.

#2: Large wicker basket for printer paper

I got mine at a Thrift store for next to nothing. I use all different types of printer paper from regular paper to photo paper to cardboard for printables. I find that putting them in a basket not only looks nicer but keeps them from getting all dog-eared.

#3: Binders are an organizers best friend

I live in the digital world, but after I got a virus that caused my schedule program to go wonky I learned my lesson – paper still has its place.

I use binders to plan my day from my daily appointments, household cleaning schedule, meal plan, and blogging schedule for future blog posts, guest bloggers here and my guest posting elsewhere.

I use binders to keep track of my income and expenditures. I find it easier to pull out a binder, look at the colored tabsHome Office Organization Ideas to help you live clutter-free & surrounded by beauty so you can be your best and do your best work at home. 4 and find what I want than open a software program and search for what I want.

It’s also easier for my accountant/husband when he does the year-end books for me. I used to just print everything off at the end of the year and give him the pile to sort through. NOT a good way to make friends and influence people into helping you. Organizing it myself means I know where I am throughout the year without it being a big surprise come tax time.

#4: Wall Calendar Planner

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My Dry Erase Self Adhesive Wall Calendar is the best organizational tool I have right now.

I came up with an idea that works better for me than check marks or crossing off items as I do – or don’t do – them.

I use Post-it Book Flags on my calendar. Each color represents a different project or goal towards my New Year Resolutions. As I do that item I remove the flag which gives one a great sense of accomplishment. (I rip that baby off with flourish and do a victory dance as I drop it in the trash can. Yes! I did it.)

I can quickly look back and see which items are NOT being done – by the color of the tab left on the square – and come up with a new strategy for that project or new goal towards my resolution that will motivate me.

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Step 4: Adding Inspiring Touches

If you’re like me you practically live in your home office. It has to be a reflection of you, a special haven that you enjoy in order for you to feel inspired in your work.

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#1: Movie memorabilia gifts from my kids inspire my creativity.

The Men in Black dog from Universal Studios theme park (plays “Who Let the Dogs Out”), the dog and jail keys from Pirates of the Caribbean at Disney and a photo of my husband & I dressed as pirates on on Jolly Roger cruise in Mexico.

A clock, the dog and model of the car from Back to the Future from Universal Studios theme park.

#2: A chair to welcome visitors

My cat Milo uses the chair the most often but when my family needs to talk they know where to find me.

#3: Books organized by topic

#4: Electric fireplace

I absolutely adore my fireplace. It heats up the room when I want, or it can be for ambiance. I use it every day in the fall & winter.

#5: A special place for my special friend

My dog Jack is my closest companion and spends his day with me in the office. Pillows by the fireplace are his favorite place to be.

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milo in my inbasket

My motto is on one wall to remind me what it’s all about: Celebrate! Friends, family, traditions. It’s me, it’s my blog.

I have a wicker inbasket on my desk to keep what I’m working on close at hand, but Milo thinks its his personal basket and spends most of the day sleeping in it.

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Step 5: Adding a Timer


Have you ever said to yourself: “I should _______ but I’ll just take 5 more minutes and do _____” – only to look up from your computer 2 hours later?

I did it all the time – until I sat so long one day I got a blood clot in my leg. (Okay – there were other factors too, but a sedentary lifestyle was one of the biggest contributing factor.) It took a year before I was back to normal.

Using a timer reminds me to get up, move around, and do something else that’s important to me like housekeeping, etc.

In business they say we often make the mistake of spending 80% of our time doing what makes 20% of our income.

Using a timer helps me focus on my priorities. Social media is an important part of blogging, but it is a time-sucker too. I decide how much time you want to devote to Facebook, Twitter, pinning on Pinterest and set my timer accordingly so I’ll have ample time in the day to do what shows me the money.

I hope the home office organization ideas I’ve shared help inspire you to tackle your office and turn it into a place where you are your best self and do your best work.

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