Monday Morning Article Round Up ~ HuffPost Balanced Life Edition

On March 21, 2011, in Article Round Up, Work-Life Balance, by Deb Lee, Certified Professional Organizer®
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It’s Monday. Which means it’s time for another Monday Morning Article Round Up! Today, we’re featuring articles from The Huffington Post. HuffPost offers lots of helpful information so it’s pretty popular around here. Check out this group of articles on work-life balance and let us know what you think.


9 Companies That Champion Work-Life Balance: Which Would YOU Work For? From yoga classes to on-site lactation rooms to unlimited vacation days, these companies help make life just a little bit easier.

Approaching Retirement Age and Still Doing the Work-Life Juggle? Most seniors today find themselves still struggling to balance the demands of work and family.”  This article highlights ways to make things easier by offering older workers more flexibility.

The False Choice: A Flexible Job or a Good Job? Do you have to choose between a good job that’s inflexible and a bad job that is flexible? Why can’t a good job be flexible, too?

Need a Kick in the Tush? 8 Tips for Living a Balanced Life. Planning is #3 on the list.  The organizer in me is screaming YAY!…because, as the author says: “Keeping an organized calendar and planner tracking your appointments, your food and your workouts leads to freedom.”

Revealed: The Secret to Long Life and Happiness. Would you believe that people who took on part-time jobs after they retired lived the longest? So did people who lived an active life.




Monday Morning Article Round Up ~ Huffington Post Clutter Edition

On September 20, 2010, in Article Round Up, by Deb Lee, Certified Professional Organizer®
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I read the Huffington Post pretty often and usually find lots of good information related to my industry. Today, I gathered a group of HuffPost articles on clutter that I think you might interesting, and, hopefully, helpful.  Check them out and let me know what you think.

Clutter Addiction. Is an addiction to clutter the same as any other addiction? Is there a high from having all that stuff?

Clutter:  Shaping Our Lives and Our Legacies. This article offers reflections (including a haiku) and suggestions for exploring how clutter impacts your life.

Are You Possessed? Do you own your possessions or do they own you? Does your house own you? Do find yourself asking, “Where did I get all this crap?”

Balanced Life:  Use Up What You Have. Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, has decided to do more by using up the stuff in her life. She says: “I can expand my wardrobe just by wearing all my clothes.” Do you agree?

Connecting Through Clutter. Help yourself and others by getting rid of your excess. Pay it forward with Cluttercast.