My KonMari Clean Up One Year Later

Here’s what worked for me – and what didn’t work – after a year of following Marie Kondo’s KonMari method of organization from the book…

5 Tips for Your College Student’s First Summer Break

You and your college student have both changed during the last year. Here’s how to renegotiate living together when they return for summer break so you don’t drive each other crazy.

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Balance in Midlife

On Monday, we talked here on the blog about how important it is to maintain your balance as you age and an easy way to…

Why You Need Good Balance in Midlife and Beyond

Have you seen an article in your facebook feed telling you that a simple sitting test can predict how long you’ll live? Unlike so many of…

Making Peace with Your Changing Body in Midlife

I thought I was going to sail through menopause. I had zero perimenopause symptoms and it wasn’t until a full year after menopause that I began…

What You Can Learn About Yourself by Making a Goals List

On Sunday, December 11, 2011, at 10:14 P.M., inspired by a book I no longer remember, I created a note in on my phone in…

5 Reasons You May Have a Hard Time Staying Organized and How to Get Past them

Your big reorganization is complete and you’re loving how neat and tidy your house feels. But how can you keep from backsliding into your old habits this time? Let’s investigate some of the reasons why you might have a hard time staying organized and talk about how to get past the barriers that have held you back in the past.

Decluttering and Organizing the Kitchen with Help from Marie Kondo

Use these tips from Marie Kondo’s book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, and your decluttered and organized kitchen will spark joy for you! Here’s how I reorganized my kitchen following the KonMari process.