clutter

8 reasons why you’re always tired

1. You skip or don't exercise If you are sedentary or regularly skip your workout because you are tired, you need to think again. Exercising as little as a few times a week for 20 minutes can boost your strengths, energy levels and endurance. Your cardiovascular system runs more smoothly and exercise takes oxygen to your tissues. 2. You don't drink enough or eat unhealthy Even a little dehydration can take a toll on your energy levels. Make sure you drink enough water so that nutrients and oxyg [...]

2019-07-02T08:55:51+02:00July 12th, 2019|

Inside the box: how systems make you more creative

I am living in a box. No, not really :-) But my house contains a lot of boxes. Many people ask me 'how do you do all the things that you do?' Half the time my answer is 'systems'. The other half of the time it's 'boxes'! :-) A box is a system. An organizational system. It helps you organize your house, your head, your life. Our lives already consist of a lot of boxes. There is work and home, family and friends, me-time and kids-time. When we meet new people we have the tendency to 'put them in a [...]

2019-06-04T08:49:23+02:00June 7th, 2019|

Less is more – or how clutter deprives you from being happy

During my Create your Life workshops, after the women have set their intentions, they are looking at the road ahead: how do I get there? And that road is filled with obstacles. Otherwise they'd already be there, right? Often enough they don't know what these obstacles are and during the Create Your Life Steps I help them to not only identify them but also eliminate them. Clutter is a big issue. Clutter comes in all kinds of shapes and forms. Clutter can be physical (objects, gadgets, souvenirs, [...]

2019-01-08T09:18:53+02:00January 11th, 2019|

Stressful vacations

Stress is an ignorant state. It believes that everything is an emergency. Nothing is that important - Natalie Goldberg Some years ago I went on vacation with my then husband and the kids. First we took the kids to Disneyland Paris and then went on to Brittany where my other half took part in a sailing regatta. I had it all organised. Printed route description to all destinations Prepaid hotel with shuttle service Room with separate kids bedroom Prepaid entrance tickets to the park for one day Li [...]

2018-11-22T19:15:13+02:00September 7th, 2018|

Additional tips against clutter

In my last post, I wrote about different kinds of clutter and how to get rid of them. Today it's time for a little reminder... How is that list coming along? Did you do 2 things from one list? If not, please read below tips to spur you on:  ALL items in your house should be USEFUL and BEAUTIFUL. “Have nothing in your home that you do not know to be useful and believe to be beautiful." -William Morris ALL items in your house should have a PLACE. If they don't have one, create one. If you can't cr [...]

2019-01-09T11:04:24+02:00June 9th, 2017|