Greetings! I hope you are doing well despite the fact that somewhere along the way I lost my will to keep you updated on all things COVID.
- ARCHIVED: Survive and Thrive Resource Roundup
Once in a while I’ve checked in with you and let you know how it’s going for me….
- Are you wasting your “free time”?
- Are you feeling adrift too?
- Hindsight is 2020. What’s next?
- 3 Questions (to ask yourself about COVID-times)
I’ve written a few other posts – some new, and some refreshed – but otherwise I’ve been doing genealogy research (for myself and for clients), and working (except, that is, for when I’m not working) on my new book.
Meanwhile…many of my organizing and productivity colleagues are either still at it, or they’ve found renewed energy for solving problems and lifting spirits. Some of them blog on a weekly basis! Some have written books, created products, or developed courses during the pandemic!
So, I’m sharing a roundup of their recent posts that have inspired me, because I’m hoping they will inspire you, too!
Here’s a buffet of organizing and productivity inspiration from my colleagues:
There’s something for everyone here.
Feel free to pick and choose.
Are you Stuck in a Rut? by Seana Turner, The Seana Method
The first step in getting out of a rut is recognizing that we are in one.
Pandemic Countdown Week 1: Decluttering Books by Lucy Kelly, Joyful Surroundings LLC
30 decluttering challenges to give you the freedom to come out from behind your screens and have people over again. (If you finish, and we’re still dealing with the pandemic, at least you’ll be dealing with it from an organized home!)
Organizing For The New Normal by Sara Skillen, SkillSet Coaching & Organizing
Things have changed. What could being organized and productive look like now?
Divide and Conquer: Improve Productivity With Privacy Screens by Julie Bestry, Best Results Organizing
Wouldn’t you like to create your own private, dedicated workspace wherever you are? Trust me, there are more options here for the whole family than you think are possible!
Creating a Comfortable Guest Room by Sheri Steed, Step-by-Step Declutter
Some of us might actually have house guests again in the pandemic after-times, no?
Curve Balls by Lisa Gessert, Organizing.buzz
Stuff happens to us all the time. Some things we can never be fully prepared for, but being organized can help.
10 Insanely Clever Spring Cleaning Tips from the Pros by Ronni Eisenberg, Professional Organizer
This one includes an insanely clever tip from me!
Secrets of How-To Enjoy Moving by Janet Schiesl, Basic Organization
If you don’t feel like reading, there’s also a short tip-filled video to watch.
Welcome to Tea with Janet by Janet Barclay (Your Organizing Business, Web Design with a Personal Touch, Productivity & Organizing Blog Carnival)
This is an entire blog dedicated to tasting and enjoying a variety of teas. Take a break and enjoy!
How to help with Caregiver burnout – 15+ ideas to help out by Margarita Ibbott, DownshiftingPRO
Ugh! If you are not a caregiver, surely you know one. Here are some terrific ways to help.
How to Encourage Your Kids to Do Household Chores by Sabrina Quairoli, Sabrina’s Organizing
Not only does this post include strategies for motivating your kids to get things done, it also explains why it’s beneficial for them to do chores.
9 Tips for Organizing Your Work Space by Julie Stobbe, Mind over Clutter
Features a cool infographic by Custom Writing.
Is It Fantastic to Abandon Next and Instead Enjoy Now? by Linda Samuels, Oh, So Organized!
Spoiler alert: Yes, it is fantastic to enjoy Now!
Are You Finally in the Mood to Organize? Here’s an Easy Way to Get it Done! by Diane Quintana, DNQ Solutions and Jonda Beattie, Time Space Organization
A new card game to make organizing fun and easy!
Did you see something you like in the buffet?
Let me (and my colleagues) know by leaving a comment!
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