Spring is in the air. It's a time to clean out the clutter
That's why we've included 14 great ideas to help you
"spring clean" your work and personal life. I hope you
enjoy these ideas!
The Challenge: Clearing the clutter in your life
The 60 Second Solution:
Simplify. De-clutter. Take some stress out of life.
Spring cleaning your life is a very natural thing. Just as you
cannot pour more water into a full glass, you cannot add
more to life unless you first make space.
Making the change
Simple steps like watching an hour less TV, dropping negative
friendships, taking lunch breaks at work, and eating well can
transform your life overnight.
Many ordinary people jumpstart major change in their lives by making
a few simple changes--you can do the same today.
Here are 14 ways to spring clean your life. These changes
will help you develop greater work-life balance and simplicity.
7 Home & Life Spring Cleaning Tips:
7 Work Spring Cleaning Tips:
- Have a full home spring clean to calm, focus and improve
your daily life.
- Give all you haven't used for more than six months to friends or
charity--it relieves you, helps others and allows space for
- Take time out--give yourself half an hour alone to relax or
focus on your life.
- Eat a balanced diet and sleep well--this boosts energy and
- Use your voice mail, and reduce wasted hours in front of the TV.
- Drop all negative relationships--and only create positive ones.
- Write a short list of five or so priorities for this year
and focus on them.
Putting a clean life into action
- Have a thorough desk/file/computer clear out--it will focus
you and ease stress.
- Try to touch every piece of paper and email just once wherever
possible. Delete all your old emails.
- Arrive and leave on time--sounds simple--make it a habit.
- Start and end the day with a clear desk--this reduces
"back to work phobia."
- Go out of the office at lunch to ensure you take a break--by
doing a little less, you may actually get more done.
- Avoid squabbles/personality clashes--focus on your priorities.
- Start a fresh to-do list and schedule time to get your work
done by limiting interruption. Yes, this may mean you will
have to turn off your email and cell phone and close your
Set aside an hour today to start taking steps that will spring
clean your life and invite success that could last forever.
Then, continue with at least 30 minutes a day of cleaning until
you have cleaned up and developed new habits. Remember: Invest in
yourself and your progress--there is no wiser investment.
This article was adapted from Life Spring Cleaning Tips,
by Life Coach Rasheed Ogunlaru. Click here for the original article.
Are you looking for some help tidying up your office or
getting some spring projects off the ground?
Winston Resources! can help you clean-up and get more done!
Just give us a call today at 212-557-5000.
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