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How to Mentally Prepare For a Difficult Conversation

By |2022-10-24T16:48:31-05:00October 26th, 2022|Categories: Preparation|Tags: , , , , |

We all have had times where we needed to have a difficult conversation with someone. This can happen at all stages and ages of life, personally and professionally.  Just the anticipation of having a difficult conversation can cause stress, probably due to the unknowns. These unknowns can include, but are not limited to the following: How the other person will react If we will come off as confrontational If they will take us seriously If we can get our message across without the other person getting defensive Coming to terms we can both accept Both of us coming to a [...]

Using Labels is Organizing’s Method of Communication

By |2021-03-04T14:44:20-06:00March 4th, 2021|Categories: Home Organization|Tags: , , , , |

In the past I’ve talked about the importance of using labels in just about every post I’ve written about getting and staying organized.  As the title says, they are a method of communication in terms of organization. Using labels leaves no doubt where items live in your spaces, so you can put things back where they belong after use and avoid misplacing items.  This concept works for everyone regardless of age.  Be mindful of the age of the person to determine the type of label to use for a particular item. For older adults, they may need a label with [...]

I Had to Buy a New Cell Phone

By |2020-11-17T13:41:18-06:00October 23rd, 2019|Categories: Planning|Tags: , , , , , |

Everyone is so dependent on their cell phone these days for many things. The main reason was, is, and always will be for communication.  You can make a call, text, send an email, interact on social media, video chat, and look up information on the internet all from a cell phone. They are actually mini computer devices, so you can do practically anything on a cell phone that you can do on any other computer device. Yes, it does need to be a smart phone but that’s what most everyone is going for when they get a cell phone. They [...]

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Respect…Yours, Mine & Ours

By |2020-11-17T13:41:38-06:00July 13th, 2014|Categories: Home Organization, Organizing Tips, Reduce Stress, Respect|Tags: , , , |

Living with another person or multiple people, whether they are family members, or not, can present many challenges. Each person that lives in the home typically has a role and responsibilities to do their part. Everyone has their own individual personality and learning to live together takes effort and respect. Personalities play a big part in getting along with others. You cannot choose your family members, but you can choose people to have other relationships with in your life. No matter what your relationship is with that other person, you will need to learn to get along with them if you [...]

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