13 Tips to Make Hand Washing Dishes Enjoyable

I’ve talked quite a lot about how it helps us to be consistent with routines. How establishing a habit of washing dishes regularly makes ours lives easier. But I have a dishwasher. And so I’ve gotten comments on my YouTube videos on how it must take me less time and it’s “easier” for me because…

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Kick the procrastination habit

One of the common factors of a messy home is procrastination. For me, I just flat out didn’t “feel” like dealing with things – whether that was getting off the couch to throw away a candy wrapper, cleaning the toilet, or washing the dishes. I never “felt” like doing it. Which is funny to think…

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My Morning Reset

I used to wait until all the dishes and pots and pans in the house were dirty before I washed the dishes. I hated dishes. Almost as much as I hated doing laundry. That actually feels weird to say, because now I don’t hate either of those tasks. When I think back all those years…

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4 things preventing you from decluttering

There are things that prevent us from decluttering. They get in our way. And today, I want to talk about four of them. 1.If we don’t believe something’s possible, we’re not going to take the steps needed to make it happen. If from the get-go, we don’t believe that we can ever embrace minimalism, that…

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Why emotions matter in our decluttering

Our things usually have emotional connections to them. Not all of our things, some of our things are completely utilitarian and it doesn’t matter whether we keep them or not, it’s an easy decision to make if we don’t need them. But as soon as we get rid of that surface layer of clutter, we…

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