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5 Things You Can Remove From Your Space Now


You know that feeling after a good summer rain and the fresh, crisp smells that go with it? The rain knocks the dust from the air, cools the blacktop, and drops the temperature. Streams that were low are flowing again. The world feels refreshed. The focus is not on the rain…  
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The Take Control System Gave Me Hope


Each story of organization is unique and yet through the services provided at Sappari a common thread weaves them together.  In some way, each person is looking for support, a belief in herself and her own capability, space to live, time to enjoy, love and joy.  Karen came to Sappari…  
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Take Stress Out For a Walk


Thank you to Heather Waring with www.womenwalkingwomentalking.com for agreeing to be this month’s featured blogger! Enjoy!   When my head is full, when life is getting on top of me, when I feel as if the pressure cooker is going to explode,  I take myself for a walk. Walking in open…  
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Really, I just want to know HOW to organize my stuff!


Really, I just want to know HOW to organize my stuff! Organizing is not about how much stuff you can get rid of. Truly, there were always be more to part with. There will be one more piece of paper, one more article of clothing, one more book. If you…  
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What’s Getting In the Way?


I have found over and over this statement to be true.   Most people know what to do.   Is this true for you as well?  Do you know WHAT to do to ‘get organized’?  Manage your time better?  Declutter?   What is getting in the way of you taking…  
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Your NEW New Year’s Resolutions


Are you feeling like me?  You were in a rush to get ready for Christmas (Hanukkah, Solstice or Vacation or whatever you do or don’t celebrate).  Actually, if you think about it, you’ve been in a “rush” for a while.   Each next thing that came up.  First, it was…  
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Be Thankful for YOU!


I closed my eyes and let the drumming sound flow over me.  Like a heartbeat but just a bit faster drawing me forward. For almost a year now, I have engaged in a meditative practice called journeying.  It involves quieting the mind to focus then reaching out to your guides…  
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Is your disorganization chronic?


Have you ever: Tried an organizing system that you were not able to make ‘stick’? Read a book, listened to a podcast or several, but didn’t know how to apply the information? Found your inability to ‘get organized’ to be affecting your daily living?  It could have been your schedule…  
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Your Weekly Routine


“This is much easier than doing it all at once. You don’t have to be disappointed and you even get rewarded as you get things done!” – Evelyn age 8 Don’t you just love the truth and honesty in children? This is the story of what preceded this comment. It…  
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Flexing Your Decision Making Muscle


Decision-Making Muscle Why is it you have wonderful intentions at the beginning of the day.  You wake up, ready to conquer the world!  You are going to clean the house!  Write a book! Volunteer! Run a marathon! Start a business!  Eat healthfully!  But, by the afternoon you are out of…  
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