Entries by Ellen

My Organizing Obsession: Holiday Ornament Organizer

  When the holidays are here, we love decorating our tree, our special ornaments from each year and enjoying the joy of the holiday. To keep our joy, holiday decorations need organizing or these get overwhelming.  Our precious holiday ornaments need careful storage. Their value is priceless as they are gifts, memories and traditions bound […]

More Elves Please!

      It’s the holidays that remind us of how much we need to have more help!  Just like Santa’s elves, and Mrs. Claus, there’s more to do than we have time to accomplish.  Look at what needs to be done and perhaps it’s time to build a team for the holidays.  Here’s some […]

ADHD Guide to Happier Holidays

  Time is not your friend during the holidays. There’s so much more to do. If you have ADHD, time challenges are part of what you face during the year.  Here’s a simple guide to a happier holiday for you and your family.   Keep self care at the top of your list Holidays are […]

Choosing Time Management Tools

  Say the words time management and we say how can be manage time?  We can’t really. What we can do is track how we use time, understand how long a tasks takes, and prioritize what we spend out time on.   Time management tools help us track and record how we spent our time.   By […]

4 Surprising Ways to Use a Planner

“Life is what happens to us while we are making other plans.”  ― Allen Saunders “A goal without a plan is just a wish.”   ― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”   ― Benjamin Franklin   It’s all just a wish until you make a plan! Whether it’s home, work, meals or exercise, […]

How to Fix Holiday Glitches

  As holidays approach, we’re thinking of twinkling lights and not last year’s dry stuffing.  Even worse, last year we may have spent much time preparing, yet not feeling that holiday joy. Heading into the holidays is the best time to think about the big picture of the holiday season.  It’s time to assess what […]