Tag Archives: clutter

The True Danger of To-Do Lists

We all use to-do lists. And they are useful if handled well. But to-do lists can be utterly destructive. A large to-do list is simply fodder for overwhelm. One glance is enough to convince you that you’ll never be able … Continue reading

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The Power of the Timer

As a writer, you should use a timer, especially on those days when you do not feel inspired. Because that timer can make you write anyway. How does that work? The timer is simply a tool that makes you focus … Continue reading

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What if I Just Can’t Write?

So, you’re ready to write every day. That’s your goal. You made that decision. Awesome! But the minute you sit down, your brain scatters. You may think of the chores for today, you may wonder what to cook for dinner … Continue reading

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How to Write When you don’t have Time

Today’s post is a guest blog from Charlotte Duzong, one of my close friends and an amazing business woman. She is an expert in using time efficiently. But I’d better let her speak herself: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Thank you, Frauke, for inviting … Continue reading

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Help! I’m stuck!

It happens to everyone. We get stuck. We lose focus. And it can happen in any aspect of life. With a project. A novel. A partnership. Or with decluttering. All we notice is this strange feeling of resistance when we … Continue reading

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Why Creativity Matters

Very often, we “only” use our creativity in hobbies. Writing, painting, crafting … that’s where we can let lose and stop “functioning”. The rest of the day we simply do things because they have to get done, and maybe the … Continue reading

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