Do you feel scattered and overwhelmed? Can’t find the things you need to get started with your work? Is your workspace a mess?
Being disorganised can create inner turmoil, stress and confusion. If you can’t find basic items (e.g. your textbooks or assignment sheet) you run the risk of giving up before you even […]
Are you overwhelmed by too much information? Are you surrounded by piles of paper?
A professional organiser once said to me that 80% of what you file away you will never look at again.
So why hold on to it?
When it comes to papers entering your space, you have to be ruthless.
If you allow your papers to take over, chances […]
Have you seen the snickers commercial with grumpy Joe Pesci?
He’s handed a snickers bar, eats it and suddenly everything is better.
It’s a clever ad because we can all relate to feeling grumpy when we’re hungry.
But the snickers ad is misleading and doesn’t actually tell the full story.
A snickers bar or any chocolate bar for that matter will […]
Students often tell me that they work in a state of “organised chaos”. My desk in 2008 – Before discovering the joys of being organisedWhilst their desks are piled high with papers and stuff, they insist that this doesn’t affect their productivity. I beg to differ.
Let me explain it this way. Imagine that you need major surgery. You go to your local […]