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The multitasking myth.

multitasking

As women we often consider ourselves to be masters of multitasking. We can cook the dinner while supervising homework, we can talk on the phone while emptying the dishwasher and we can braid our daughter's hair while watching television. Research has actually proven that multitasking only exists in one very specific circumstance. Whenever we need to […] Continue reading

road map

So you have some dreams, you have an idea about what you want your life to look like. Does your reality match those dreams? If you answered no to that question then you are in the right place. You are probably making some simple mistakes that are preventing you from living the life you desire. […] Continue reading

overwhelmed

As a working mother I know full well what it's like to be hanging laundry on the line in the dark, putting my makeup on in the car just before walking in to work and racing to the store on the way home to buy something for dinner. There have been many times I have […] Continue reading

It's a gift

Perhaps one of the most frustrating things when trying to reduce the amount of stuff we have in our homes occurs when we inherit other people's stuff. This could literally be inheriting the belongings of a relative or simply being given things by well meaning friends and family. Sometimes it can be difficult for people […] Continue reading

de-cluttering

I love a change of season. I don't think I could live in a place where the weather is the same all year round. Whether it's saying goodbye to being wrapped up for winter and saying hello to days at the beach or vice versa, it's always so refreshing to have a change. A change […] Continue reading

Decluttering

So what is clutter? The dictionary defines clutter as ‘An untidy collection of things.' Ok, so we know that. So where can we see examples of this in our homes and why should we concern ourselves with decluttering? Perhaps it's a simple as the second drawer in the kitchen being so chock full of stuff […] Continue reading

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Procrastination

One of the biggest stressors on family life is the never ending list of things that need to be done. How often do we allow unfinished tasks to compete for our attention at times when we should be focussing solely on our spouse, our children, our extended families? We feel the pull of the work […] Continue reading

Stress

Do you find it difficult to switch off after work? Are you bringing work stress into your home? In these times of easy connectivity where we can check our emails, complete online tasks and communicate instantly no matter the time or location, it can be so easy to slip back in to work mode after […] Continue reading

Overwhelmed

Have you ever had one of those weeks where everyone has wanted just one little thing from you?  Your to do list explodes and you start to feel overwhelmed. I was in danger of this happening to me this week. In order to keep track of all of the tasks that need to be completed at […] Continue reading