Monthly Archives: October 2017

How To Say YES with NO

We are constantly bombarded by requests for our time, our space, our resources (financial and otherwise). Buy this, take that, do this, have more; the list goes on. Often time we say, “Yes. Ok. Sure. Why not? Especially if it is free.” You may be thinking, “Besides, isn’t it easier to say yes and not […]

Slay the Paper Dragon

Dear Bettina, I am drowning in paper. It doesn’t seem to matter what method I use, I end up back in this same place of paper on every flat surface. Can you help me slay this paper dragon once and for all? Signed, Trisha Dear Trisha, (aka, Dragon Slayer) I hear you. Paper is the nemesis […]

The Antidote to Overwhelm

We all get stuck sometimes. It happens to me too. My friend and co-host of Life SimplifiedRadio- Ross Goldberg says something, anything can be enough to get you started. For me, something usually involves action. Here are my 5 Action steps to get past overwhelm: 1. Forgive yourself. When we are stuck we must first remember that part of what makes life grand, […]

Oven Matters

I love products that get the job done. Well conceived, well designed, well engineered. I am constantly trying out new things that make it easier to keep our homes clean and tidy. If it’s simple, we are much more likely to do it. One product that has been a favorite of mine for a while […]