February 29, 2016

Introducing the March of Trash Challenge

Join forces with 100-200 other every-day-clutter-busters for the March of Trash challenge. Again this year, the challenge is to throw junk away every day for the entire month of March. Read all about it and download your scorecard here:

February 20, 2016

March of Trash Starts in Ten Days

Space is freedom. With space to work in, you can do the work to make the changes that transform the limiting circumstances of your life into something quite different. Work creates change. Space makes work possible. So where does the space come from?

If you’re like most people, space is the result of taking a careful look at your possessions and making a series of difficult decisions — a process otherwise known as clutter-busting. The hundred or so participants in this year’s March of Trash are setting aside a small amount of time every day in March to clear the decks and create the space for whatever comes next.

March of Trash is in March to provide an early start on spring cleaning. Cleaning a room isn’t half as hard if you can take the clutter away first. Spring cleaning doesn’t have to be so daunting if you divide it into two stages — first, take away the junk and clutter, then take away the dirt and dust. March of Trash helps you focus on the junk and clutter.

February 05, 2016

Multitasking: More Harmful Than Previously Thought

We’ve all heard by now that multitasking doesn’t really work and can be harmful. I know there are people who are carrying on with their multitasking habits, hoping that brain scientists will change their minds and decide that rapid task-switching isn’t really as harmful as it appeared a year or two ago. Unfortunately, the evidence against multitasking continues to accumulate. If you habitually try to do three or four things at once, you must change your approach as soon as you can so that you can be healthier and get more done. In case you’re not convinced, here’s the latest roundup of what is known about multitasking: