While I usually avoid fads, the decluttering craze sweeping America is one where I don’t mind jumping on the bandwagon. Until recently, I had never really completely finished a clutter-clearing project to the point where I got the buzz. In previous attempts I usually just gave up or ended the attempt out of exhaustion from all the decision making.

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These six ideas help me make decisions about when it’s time to travel, where we go, what we do when we’re there, and why we bother in the first place.

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We’ve got another in our series called My Good List: a thing, a habit, a work of art, and a philosophy. (Don’t worry, we’re not nixing our new format! We’re simply still doing MGLs every now and then…) I’m talking to my friend Christie Purifoy, a former English professor turned writer and gardener. She’s got […]

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I’ve always been a bit evangelical about the things I love. When I dig a band I don’t just casually recommend them to you. I burn you a best-of mixtape, drag you to the concert, and text you favorite lyrics.

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About a month ago I did something that’s been on my to-do list for about five years: I signed up for professional life coaching certification. Ever since I started the regular practice of meeting with a coach of my own, I’ve let the thought simmer on the back burner what it might look like to […]

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What happens when you’re hit with the truth that you’re WAY busier than you thought you were? And what about feeling overwhelmed by all the good books out there?

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