2 posts from Julie Morgenstern on decluttering and spring cleaning your to-do list.
Episode 1538: Decluttering: No One Lets Go in a Vacuum AND Spring Clean Your To-Do List by Julie Morgenstern on Simple Living
Julie Morgenstern is an organizing & productivity consultant, New York Times best-selling author, and speaker. For over 30 years, Julie has been teaching people all around the world and at all stages of life how to overcome disorganization to achieve their goals. Her mission is to free each individual to make their unique contribution to the world - by helping them design their own systems for managing time and space that feel natural and are easy to maintain. This Inside Out approach to organizing everything gives readers, listeners, and clients the energy and knowledge they need to get (and stay) organized.
The original posts are located here:
https://www.juliemorgenstern.com/tips-tools-blog/2019/1/15/gbxbm4b2ugiwpsn4wtacaifoddkxvc & https://www.juliemorgenstern.com/tips-tools-blog/2019/3/22/4-ways-to-conquer-procrastination
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Of optimal living daily. This is optimal, living daily episode, fifteen thirty, eight d cluttering. No,
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the concern of Julie Morgenstern die, come new year's is a classic time for a fresh start in the act of declaring your space and schedule can help. You make room for change a clear space to think
to explore and insight as to where to go from here
we all know how hard it is to get rid of things in my thirty years as a profession,
Organizer have discovered that the biggest mistake people make when de cluttering is focusing just on the throwing out part
The secret to successfully getting rid of the clutter lies in focusing more on what you do before and after you actually tossed a junk. My book shed your stuff change your life
While we declare anything your life, those wing you down space, schedule or habits, the forceps have of shed separate the treasures, heave, the rest
embrace your identity from within, and drivers are forward, make it easier to let the obsolete go is
during process that allows each pocket of clutter. What I call a point of entry to teach you something about yourself that helps you grow and gain strife. Your eight key concepts of the shed process number one recognize it. No one, let's go into a vacuum, nor must go of anything without reaching for some
else come up with a one or two were deemed for what you are making room for it could be anything from deeper connect.
Ends and financial security to self acceptance, creativity and freedom.
to analyze. The role clutter is playing in your life before releasing it clutter, isn't just junk. We should be able to easily toss clutter, whether in the form of unborn clothes, untouched, piles of paper or rarely used kitchen gadgets represents an attachment. We are struggling to release by understand the role it has played in your life. You are in a position to find a healthier way
to achieve that goal. Number three d clutter one category at a time: Morgana,
this is best done by room by declaring is best done by category like books, clothes, shoes papers, posse containers, etc
multi made decisions about what is trash was his treasure for the whole category is easier to apply that each part
if clutter, you find around your home tick inventory what
when you down and decide which
category. You will tackle first number four plan ahead, declaring his very difficult emotional and physical workstation never do in a knee jerk way in the spur of the moment plan ahead
by at least three days. She was a day in time when you will be rested and have enough time to focus on minimum of four hours, determine in advance
I see where you will send your discards to and arrange in advance who and how they will be removed from your home. Once you are done medieval trash days, charity pick up or drop off Et Cetera, number five before tackling any pile establish your treasure guideline
ask if all this were gone tomorrow. What would I miss write that down on a piece of paper and use it to guy what you keep number six handle tough choices with specific?
questions when unsure whether to keep something or not. Ask yourself is this? The best reminder I have of this person
ace or time of my life man what
worth more to me. The object or the space would free up to pursue my goals. Number seven aim for a radical release. Once you ve, separate the treasures from trash, get the trash out not to items.
Day, but in one fell swoop to make room for moving forward. You should be able to make
The space gained in pals removed, one hundred pounds of stuff from your house or inches remove fifty inches of files or hours remove five hours of time wasted on a bad habit. Number eight be prepared for the wall.
Panic as you like of things you experience a moment or two or three of panic or fear wondering
who am I without my stuff, where I do with all this empty space. Hang in there, the wall of panic usually passes within two to three days: respond not by reaching for what you just tossed or russian affair.
space with new things, but by embracing your identity from within, remind yourself that
you are, who you are, regardless of your possessions, with a step by step, practical approach in greater com?
welcoming environment region
the charge and ready yourself for the life you want to leave
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download the anchor up or go to anchor dot fm to get started spring cleaner to do list by Julie, Morgenstern of Julie, Morgenstern D. Come you know that feeling when tasks have been sitting,
to do list so long that you too flay just thinking about them.
When considering where to focus your urge to purge this spring cleaning season. Consider a less obvious place you to do list there. Two ways to get things offered to do.
Number one. Do anything that isn't worth the time invested remember to tackle the important projects you been procrastinating on,
Nothing feels more liberating catching up on your back log. In starting with a clean slate procrastinate,
it involves stalling on starting or finishing something out of anxiety, rather than logic here for ways to get over
paralysis in spring clean your task list, so you feel lighter and free number one define the MAX Maud men. Procrastination is closely related to perfect
Nazism the paralyzing belief that there are only two ways to do something brilliantly or not at all. For
Has been stuck on your list, first defined three levels of performance for the task:
the maximum you can do. What is the matter?
you can do
Is the moderate then take? The level seems right for the situation number to choose the best time of day we tend to avoid the things that we feel
a skilled or confident in or we enjoy the least for backlog tasks that dont come easily are naturally make sure you set yourself up for success plain to do things. You tend to procrastinate on at your peak energy number three.
Break big projects. Down some items are or less gets stuck bees. We don't have enough time to get them done in one big club break large projects down into a series of smaller doable actions. Take me completed in fifteen thirty minutes time blocks tackling large projects, one step at a time fuel
our sense of accomplishment and enables us to maximize smaller windows of time to drive projects forward and therefore focus on the pay off
What one thing are you hoping to gain from completion when filling out expense reports thing about?
You will, by with a reimbursement, if you take your eye off the particular task and focus on the happiness will gain from completion in keep yourself moving forward.
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Transcript generated on 2020-10-18.