How to get a Fresh Start in the New Year (or any time of year)

How to get a Fresh Start in the New Year (or any time of year)

Aside from new goals etc, January is a great time for having a de-clutter and making space for all that the new year will bring. Of course you can do this anytime of year when you're feeling snowed under too.

How Perfectionism Can Hold you Back

How Perfectionism Can Hold you Back

Today I am being completely honest about perfectionism. It's good that I have this tendency because it helps me spot it in others and help them get past it. But lately it has stopped me publishing anything on the blog or social media because I couldn't figure out how to get it "Just right". 

Top Tips for Getting Organised - And Staying Organised!

Top Tips for Getting Organised - And Staying Organised!

I like to say, mess is an inevitable consequence of an amazing creation. Ever had an evening playing Masterchef, created a killer three course menu, and been left with no mess? Probably not. The same goes for your home and work life. Think your desk will be clutter-free while you build your empire and kick your goals? Of course not - but there are some techniques you can employ to keep your organisational skills in check, and the benefits will go beyond your desk drawers.

3 Ways to Get Rid of Distractions and Get Focused

3 Ways to Get Rid of Distractions and Get Focused

I have a home office and at the moment there's a big demolition going on nearby. Add that noise (imagine house shaking thumps of concrete being pulled up and dropped) to the usual city/harbour sounds and multiple tasks with conflicting priorities and a puppy that wants to play... Sometimes it can be hard to focus!
Here are a couple of ways that I block off those distractions:

Starting 2014 My Way and helping you find yours

Starting 2014 My Way and helping you find yours

I'm not into New Years Resolutions any more, I have never been able to just wake up on the 1st and become a better version of myself. But I do love the milestone of a new year to stop and look back at the year just gone and make plans for what I want to make happen in the next 12 months.

I'm an Organiser but I'm not a Neat Freak

I'm an Organiser but I'm not a Neat Freak

 Sometimes when I meet someone new and tell them that I'm a Professional Organiser, they ask me "so you must be pretty organised at home then?" And I agree, I am mostly organised and not a fan of clutter. But some people ask if I'm a neat freak, to which I reply a big, definite "No."