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A Wandering List

A Wandering List

Ruth Zeman

My daughter has dyslexia. It’s not a surprise as both my husband and I have it. It’s not something I struggle with now because I’ve learned how to see things in a way that is functional. Working with the school system was hard though. Many teachers didn’t understand and thought it was something to be fixed.  Continue reading

What?! The Easiest Way to Organize Your Purse


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I’m about to change your life. Are you ready?

While I can’t give you a magical carpet bag like Mary Poppins, I can show you how to organize your purse in such a way that it’s going to blow your mind.

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3 Ways to Stay Focused for those with ADHD

3 Ways to Stay Focused for those with ADHD

You may think that we’re very organized and professional here at Spark and we are. We’re also squirrels looking at sparkly things in need of herding. Which is slightly better than being cats. We’re just nuts not ego maniacs. Plus we really like nuts…. Continue reading

Organize Your Home by Simply Changing Your Mind


Author: Ruth Zeman
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You’ve heard of the book, “Think and Grow Rich” and you’ve probably heard people talk about a poverty mindset but as strange as is might sound at first in the organizing world there’s a clutter bug’s mindset too.

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Getting Smarter With: Gretchen Rubin


Author: Ruth Zeman
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I have a confession. I’m got a major crush on Gretchen Rubin. Which if you’ve ever dipped a toe into psychology and read one of her books you’ll understand that I’m really falling in love with myself. Continue reading

Password Management and Why I Love Dropbox! : Digital Life Series Part 1


 

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We’re starting a new series!! You’re going to like this. Helping you function online and how to organize our digital lives. It’s about apps and how to be more productive using tools online. These are the apps that I use and the foundational apps that I start my clients on. Continue reading

4 Apps to Maximize Your Calendar: Digital Life Series Part 3


Author: Ruth Zeman
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I hope you’re enjoying our Digital Life Series! If you’re just now popping in, be sure to catch Part 1 and Part 2 (BEST APPs for Password Management & Digital Storage / BEST APPs for Calendars & Scheduling)

Today we’re working on maximizing our calendar. Coordinating calendars and scheduling meetings has come a long way in the last few years thanks to apps!  Continue reading

Paralyzed with FEAR over letting go? Give yourself Peace with a Wait and See Bin.


 

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When I was a kid, I had a retainer. Which, I threw away. More than once. It was traumatic. Aside from the fact that I had to go through trash (gross cafeteria trash) I also got yelled at by parents who were ready to pull their hair out trying to make me understand the value of the process that I hated.

This has left scars that you can’t see.

Many times a day, I stand at the trash and feel a sense of loss that I can’t quite explain. Continue reading

Be Grateful for Procrastinating? YES!!


 

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We all do it. Procrastinating is almost an American art form. I’m sure college students are wishing it’s a class they could actually avoid for credit.  Continue reading

Time Management: Tools We Love at Spark!

Time Management: Tools We Love at Spark!

Suzanna Kaye

Last week I shared with you tips and time management tools I love for productivity that I consider, basics. If you missed it, catch up here. 

I’ve mentioned a ton of tips and the point isn’t to use them all. It’s about finding solutions that work for you! So please don’t let all these tips and tools overwhelm you. They really aren’t meant to be used by one person in one day but rather tools you can pick and choose from to be your best you. Continue reading