ORGANIZE

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Jot down your mom’s recipe…even though you hate cooking

Recipe book

Almost 20 years ago when my mother was undergoing radiotherapy for her tonsil cancer, it was decided that I would take over the cooking. She was too weak from the treatment to be able to continue to cook. The situation then also looked very grim as it was as if she wanted to pass down [...]

Organizing children’s toys in storage bins and as display

Displaying Lego sets in shelving

A house with kids can go into a total chaotic mess in less than 5 minutes once they start playing with their toys. It is a joy to watch them play kinda reminds us of the carefree stage of our lives or that we are able to provide the toys to them that we could [...]

How to organize your phone or directory book

Organize phone book

Over a couple of decades, our family had changed a phone book 3 times- due to changes in numbers. The third and most recent change was done by me- and it took me about only 2 to 3 hours to complete the entire exercise. In this post, I would share with you how I did [...]

Reduce TV and use that time to work on your goals

Stop watching TV

I have been a kind of TV addict in the past- being addicted to Korean dramas and Hong Kong drama series. These drama series come in an average of 20 episodes. Once you are hooked on the first episode, you would plan your life around your TV drama watching time. And once you are hooked, [...]

What sort of monthly spread planner should you get?

Monthly spread planner

In my previous post, I have written about the importance of a monthly planner. Here are some considerations when it comes to buying and using a monthly spread planner: 1. It is not necessarily need to be expensive You can find a monthly spread planner at the Dollar Store or Daiso at a fairly inexpensive [...]

Why a monthly planner spread is useful for planning and organizing

Monthly view inexpensive planners

A planner with a monthly spread has been very useful for me when it  comes to viewing at a glance, planning and organizing activities. Even though I am not a naturally organized person, and tend to love to go on my days ‘in the flow’,  I still learn to use my monthly planner often when [...]

Routines are not boring- they take the stress away

Weekly tasks

Having a routine does not make you a boring person. It does not remove you from the free spirited, non conformist creative that you are. In the book, “How to Get Things Done without trying too hard” by the late Richard Templar, he shared about his experience in having a routine. The fact is that, [...]