Have you ever had the feeling that there was something you had to do but you couldn’t quite put your finger on it?
Whenever you put a project away in a drawer or cupboard, there’s a good chance you’ll forget about it. In short, closed storage/filing systems don’t work for everyone, […]
In American teen films, you’ll often find a philosophical college counsellor or a wise old teacher who dishes out pearls of wisdom. At my high school, it was the elderly Chaplain who tried (perhaps a little too hard) to fill this role.
One day, after I had received some disciplinary action for arriving late to school, the Chaplain […]
I have a confession to make: being organised is not my natural state. My default state is crazy messy desk. Crazy messy bedroom. Crazy messy kitchen. Just ask my friends.
But after reading various books on organisation strategies, as well as a lot of trial and error, I have sorted out my inner slob. I even made a […]
Marie Kondo took the world by storm with her bestselling book “The life-changing magic of tidying up”.
Her decluttering strategy (known as the KonMari method) is simple: Gather all the items in the same category (e.g. clothes, books or sentimentals), create a pile and then one by one, hold each item in your […]