ORGANIZE

Articles on Organizing:

Spring cleaning- to do all at once or break down the tasks?

What is your style when it comes to cleaning? Do you prefer to do all at once…. often waiting until absolute last minute when you cannot delay any further? Or do you break down into smaller manageable tasks? Image Credit: OpenClipart-Vectors/ Pixabay You can roughly know your own style- consistent or last minute by the [...]

Organize your food serving style to suit different tastebuds

Serving salad

I have high respect for any cook in a family- because the cook would need to take into consideration the individual taste and preference of each person when it comes to cooking the dishes. It is impossible to please everyone especially when you live in a big family. And it would be overwhelming and not [...]

The Art of Getting Things Done for the Non Conforming Creative

Cleaning

Creative, artistic, left-handed and ADHD often share similar attributes: they are creative, non conforming and hopelessly disorganized. But when the inspiration comes, they can be the most focused, productive and disciplined person that you know. Well in life, we don’t only get to do the fun stuff. There are lots of boring stuff in between. [...]

Be disciplined to write down checklists and learnings after each event

Over these past few years I have gotten very disciplined in writing down checklists and learnings from events especially for those that I did not manage to plan before that. I find it is important to write down because it is going to be helpful and come in handy if you need it in future. [...]

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, [...]