How to Declutter Your Mind

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We all know the feeling. Your head is spinning; your mind is in overdrive. You try to multitask, putting out a fire here and remembering something else halfway though. We jump from one task to the next, not always finishing one before starting another. You might call the feeling overwhelm or craziness or even panic. I have a solution: a brain dump. It’s simple, but surprisingly successful at calming internal chatter and chaos. Whether you’ve never tried this practice or … Read More

Purge your closet.

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Organize your attitude #37 What’s in your closet? Do you know? Is it a black hole? Sometimes, setting order to one small area helps us set order to our mindset and our attitudes. Our closets might not be publicly visible spaces, but they are personal spaces. Our closet, whether we like it or not, says something about us. What does our closet say? What message are we picking up from our own closets each morning? Most likely, our children aren’t … Read More

Do a homeschool brain dump.

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Our school year is over and I know many of you are also winding up. There’s something about the last month of lessons – no matter when that last month is. The paper piles seem higher. The dust and bits seem to multiply from the corners faster. The chaos builds quicker. Maybe when your school year is over you want to totally abandon all structure and routine. Maybe you relish digging into those piles and throwing out as much as … Read More