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Decluttering has multiple benefits. A clean and organized space with everything in its place promoted calm, helps you focus and saves time.

Seven Practical and Emotional Benefits of Decluttering

By Bev Bachel A stack of handwritten letters and dozens of unsent postcards. Six water bottles. My high school yearbooks. Three plastic bins full of receipts. A still-in-the box bike helmet. This is just some of the clutter I can see from where I sit at my computer. All of it used to be neatly stored in my basement … until I decided it was time to finally face the boxes and cabinets of stuff I’ve accumulated during the 30+ years I’ve lived in my house. Unfortunately, my clutter-clearing attention span lasts about a nanosecond. So, for motivation, I reached […]
Coronavirus has led to many people on lockdown and working from home out of their normal routine

Make the Most of Social Distancing

By Joe Casey Resilience. Adaptability. Resourcefulness. Ingenuity. These are words to keep in mind during these difficult times. We’re facing a serious health situation with a great deal of uncertainty, anxiety and stress. There are real economic consequences. The routines of daily life have been disrupted and many people have been ordered to stay at home. Social distancing is likely to last for a significant period of time, at least in certain parts of the world. Resilience building and adaptability to change are keep skills for the rest of your life. So what’s the best way to handle this period […]

New Podcast Episodes

Not Exactly Retired – David Jarmul

Volunteering plays a big role in many retirements across many types of volunteer organizations. Today’s guest, David Jarmul, shares his experiences volunteering abroad with his wife with the Peace Corps in his sixties. David’s new book, Not Exactly Retired, tells the inspiring story of a couple who steered off the main highway of the American Dream to reinvent themselves. They left their home to wander around the United States and Nepal and then serve as Peace Corps volunteers in Moldova, in Eastern Europe. Not Exactly Retired is a book for anyone seeking inspiration about how they, too, might pursue adventure, […]

Design Your Life and Get Unstuck – Dave Evans

Life planning & career planning can be challenging things to tackle, especially in uncertain times like these. Dave Evans, the co-author of Designing Your Life and the new book Designing your Work Life, explains how the principles of design thinking can give you an edge. Whether you’re anticipating a transition to a new chapter in life in retirement, creating a second career or making a savvy career change, “iterating your way forward” is the best way to explore new options. Designing Your Life is one of the most impactful books I’ve ever read and the one I’ve most often given […]

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