Routines are not boring- they take the stress away

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, [...]

How to remember friends’ birthdays aside from Facebook

Facebook Happy Birthday Message

Facebook has been great as it helped me to keep in touch and know the happenings of my friends….. some of who I do not meet them in person anymore. It is also a tool that I rely on to help me remember birthdays of my friends because I can sometimes be quite forgetful. Until [...]

My cheeky way of reducing time spent on social media like Facebook and Pinterest

How to reduce time spent on social media

Mobile apps such as Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, Pinterest and Quora can be real distracting and a huge time suck. If you are out and about, you would notice a majority of people checking their social media accounts while in the train, commuting, waiting in line or sometimes at boring meetings. Perhaps at one point [...]

Where to store and file your bills, letters, warranties and statements

Are you like me who always tend to put off sorting out mails and statements? Who have piles of unopened letters lying all over the house? I have watched countless YouTube videos, read books and blogs on the best way to manage paper clutter and to file away documents. No matter how enticing or convincing [...]

How to organize past greeting and birthday cards

You may probably amass quite a collection of greeting and birthday cards if you are like me, growing up in the days where ecards and Facebook were unheard off. In those days, friends would personally write on autograph books and even gift handmade cards to each other. No matter what the decluttering books say, I [...]

How to organize the information from books that you read

There is a lot of knowledge that can be garnered through reading books. Of course, there are tonnes of information freely available via the internet ie blogs and YouTube. However, the depth of the knowledge that you gain through reading a book is very different from YouTube videos, websites or blogs. This is spoken from [...]

Organize your ideas in an idea book or a journal

If you are a writer, blogger or working in a creative field, you may be struck with inspiration at the most unusual places- while waiting for your train, taking a walk or just as you are about to fall asleep. Some people may jot down the ideas on whatever pieces of paper that they could [...]