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Help! I have too many unfinished projects

I often see in clients homes that they have many unfinished projects. They will point out something in most rooms that they have something started, but not finished. It’s often a source of embarrassment and disappointment to them, and they have already invested so much in getting to this point, but are not able to enjoy what they have done. If this is you, you may be asking yourself: How do I get my projects finished?...

March 28, 2019

A Morning Routine That Will Set You Up For Success

There’s a saying that goes “when the student is ready, the teacher will appear” and I’d like to share with you my experience in trying a new morning routine because that's what I feel like happened to me.Now you’re here because either you’re fed up with the situation at your place that plays out over and over again, or you’re looking for a better way to do things, something that you can tweak in your own life for productivity or wellness or more calm. Either way, I hope you’re op...

February 12, 2019

Quick Dinners For Hot Summer Nights

It’s summer now in Melbourne and we’ll be facing hot days ahead and often the last thing you want to do is cook dinner on a hot night. Who’s with me? If your home is anything like mine, putting the oven on heats up the house. No thanks when the air conditioning is already working hard. It’s hard to sleep on hot nights and you feel tired, especially when it comes to the end of the day and you want to relax, but everyone still wants dinner.With the heat, all you want is something...

December 17, 2018

Tips To Make Life Easier When You're Moving House

So you’re moving house soon and maybe you’re feeling like there’s something you should be doing to prepare for it. You might be moving into a love nest together with your other half, moving closer to work or family, or making a lifestyle change like downsizing or a treechange or seachange. If you've ever moved before, you may have found the experience stressful, confusing, overwhelming, you felt under pressure with either a deadline to vacate or you're squeezing the move into your weekend ...

October 8, 2018

Do You Know The Impact You Have On Those Around You?

Put your hand up if clutter and disorganisation at home makes you feel stressed or anxious.Keep your hand up if feeling stressed or anxious changes the tone of how you show up with your family or the people you live with. Keep your hand up if you feel that you don’t spend much time with your loved ones, and you feel guilty that the time you do spend with them, you’re feeling stressed, and maybe less patient, more irritable, more distracted than you otherwise would be. You’re not ...

August 6, 2018

6 Habits To Keep Your Paper Clutter Under Control

If you struggle with paper clutter and getting your paperwork organised, you’ll love to hear about habits you can focus on to keep your paperwork under control. Maintenance is a huge part of ensuring that papers don’t overwhelm your space, whether that’s physical space in your home, or mental space causing anxiety and running to do lists in your head. I’ve talked about habits that create clutter in my previous post, and now I’ll talk about habits that will help you to keep your paperwo...

July 26, 2018

Bust Your Paper Clutter Habits

Do you struggle with paper clutter in your home? Papers seem to be something that just breed and explode, causing stress and anxiety and leaving paper-shaped outlines of dust behind. There’s a reason we say “buried in paperwork” or “drowning in paperwork”. We all have to deal with it, even when we don’t feel like it....

July 20, 2018

Tips For Getting Through A Hard Time

Everyone goes through hard times in their life. Whether that is a death of someone close to you, a relationship ending, a job loss, a health crisis, you’re caring for someone with intensive needs, or you're faced with some other disaster, we all have times where life takes a pause while we’re figuring out how we feel and what to do next. I am sharing some tips on how to support yourself through hard times so you can ease through it more gently, and anticipate what you may need. You will appr...

June 21, 2018

When you have more to do than time to do it

I asked the question on my Facebook page in March: what do you think stops you from feeling more organised? I had responses around having more to do than is manageable with how much time you have in the day. Are you saying to yourself I don't have enough time to do everything I want?...

May 3, 2018

6 Ways To Reduce The Food Waste In Your Kitchen

Caring for the Earth means cultivating conscious habits in the kitchen. Currently, 35% of the average household bin in Australia is food waste. 1 in 5 bags of shopping is wasted, which is roughly $1,000 per year for the average household. Over 5 million tonnes of food ends up in landfill from households and the commercial sector.What do I mean by food waste? Fruit and vegetables that have spoilt before they are eaten, leftovers that aren’t eaten, kitchen scraps (peels, cuttings etc), meat scra...

February 22, 2018

Reduce Your Impact: Intentional Christmas Gift Ideas for Kids

Seeing the delight on children’s faces on Christmas morning as they open presents under the tree is absolutely a highlight of Christmas. Our culture drives us to buy, buy, buy in the lead up to Christmas thinking of that moment. In Victoria, we spend an average of $562 on gifts, and 36% of people rely on the credit card to pay for it. Then a lot of us are paying it off for the next 6 months to 2 years. I don’t know about you, but if you think back to your childhood and what made Christmas sp...

December 1, 2017

A Plan For Bringing Your Child's Room Into Order

School holidays can make the routine go haywire, can’t they? Suddenly your child’s room turns into a bomb site and after wondering how it is possible to make so much mess in such a short time, you wonder how it can possibly look tidy again. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a vacuumed room where the clothes are in the wardrobe, the rubbish is in the bin (oh God, another brown apple core!), the books are neatly displayed for easy reading selection, and the toys are in the right containers? I prom...

October 5, 2017

7 Traps To Avoid When You're Organising

Do you feel like dealing with clutter in your home is like banging your head against a brick wall? Ouch. You've probably had one or more of the experiences below. Rather than suffer through the journey, what if someone could tell you where you can go wrong, so you can avoid problems along the way? Here are some common ones that trip you up and block your progress....

August 15, 2017

How To Combat Fast Fashion

To keep consumers buying, the fast fashion industry is in a cycle of pumping out the latest trends, with regular sales to appeal to our fear of missing out or our sense of achievement. This method of the industry encourages a bursting wardrobe with clothes that don't last long, and it makes it difficult to pull an outfit together that is not a work outfit, activewear, or jeans and a t-shirt. Then you look at your wardrobe and think "I have nothing to wear". Sound familiar?...

April 28, 2017

How To Return From A Holiday Without Adding Back Your Stress

Do you have a holiday planned? Here are some tips so you don't return from holiday, stress out, and undo all the good relaxing you did while on holiday. Some of these things depend on how long you are going for. You might be lucky enough for someone to help you take care of some of these things for you, but if not, this is how you return without adding back the stress you had before the holiday....

April 15, 2017

How Your Intuition Helps You Organise

I was doing puzzles with my 4 year old and reflected upon Oprah's words "what is the next right move?" If you haven't seen her asking this question and its significance to her, here's the link to the video....

March 1, 2017

Why Organising Is Important (and it's not what you think)

Organising offers clarity about what we have, the purpose and meaning of our belongings, and how to sort our belongings into a structure. Why organise at all? Most people would know that organising supports: a feeling of having things under control, clean and tidy spaces, feeling prepared eg. with having something to wear, finding bills and paperwork, or knowing what you're having for dinner, saving money on replacing lost items and buying items you discover you already have when you ge...

February 8, 2017

9 Things To Know About Leah Fry

Hello and welcome to my blog! I'm glad you've come. Have a cup of tea or coffee (or a wine ;-)) and keep this fun. I know life can get pretty hectic, so let's take a breath, And start with the poetic. What would you like to know about me? Can I guess? It's not Homer's Odyssey But goddesses feature... ...

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