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 […]
Ellen Delap is a professional organizer, family manager coach and productivity consultant in the greater Houston area. She is passionate about making a difference for families and being an organizing resource for the community. Her blog notes her remarkable encounters and experiences in organizing.
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Holidays add extra to our lives. Whether it’s extra fun, extra work, or extra time, there’s much more to think about and do. When you are running on extra everything, keeping extra organized and productive this holiday season are critical. Extra rest We don’t think of extra rest at this time of […]
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 […]
Each morning as I take my walk, it’s my time to be thankful and grateful. Time in nature gives me time to think about the blessings in my life, including the beauty of what’s around me, how my business and life have come together, and the blessings for those around me. As I return […]
It’s the week before Thanksgiving and there’s much to do! Pies to bake, turkey to baste and a table to set are just a few of your responsibilities this week. Setting up a list of lists will make your next week run smoothly. That’s what lists do: get ideas out of your head, get […]
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 […]
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 […]
These small technology devices that are sounds activated make a big difference as automated tools in your life!
“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, […]
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 […]