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De-Clutter Your Life the KonMari Method

De-Clutter Your Life the KonMari Method

  Got too much clutter? The KonMari Method™ is gaining popularity in cleaning up and assessing your mess. On January 17th, 2019, Larry Fedoruk of NewsTalk 610 spoke with Effy Nicopoulos, KonMari Certified Consultant, and Founder of Organize That. List to the...

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8 Lessons I Learned From Marie Kondo

8 Lessons I Learned From Marie Kondo

I have loved to organize since I was old enough to make a mess.  From as early as I can remember I loved to empty out all my closets and drawers just so I could reorganize everything.   Every time I would go through this exercise I would inevitably end up with a bag...

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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Marie Kondo introduced the KonMari Method™ in her best-selling book, “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up.” Her approach is based on a single question: Does this item spark joy? The ability of identifying what sparks joy leads to a tidy home filled only with items...

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like…

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot like…

The holiday season approaches and like most people my thoughts turn to family, gift giving and what will be on the holiday food menu.  I was in one of the large consumer box stores yesterday and the Christmas trees were going up and the multitude of “gift” idea...

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Seasons Change

Seasons Change

  “Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each.” — Henry David Thoreau It’s hot, it’s cold, it’s mild! Canadian seasons do not always transition seamlessly, do they?  The changing...

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How Busy Are You Really?

How Busy Are You Really?

“Beware the barrenness of a busy life.” Socrates Have you become one of the “busy” people? Rushing to get ready in the morning, rushing to get the kids dressed and lunches made, rushing to get out of the door to work?  Rushing to finish to get home but never finding...

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Is Consumption Becoming Your Crutch?

Is Consumption Becoming Your Crutch?

“If you aren't happy for what you already have then what makes you think you will be happy with more.” ― Maddy Malhotra Has consumption become a crutch for not getting your possessions in order?  Do you buy more because you have so much that you have lost track of how...

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