Monika Kristofferson


  “People often complain about lack of time when the lack of direction is the real problem.” Zig Ziglar I love this acronym I found online for the word focus-Follow One Course Until Success. Yes! It doesn’t say, work in a scattered manner and don’t fully complete anything. Oh no, it’s […]

Focus Management vs. Time Management


Creating Balance
Do you create balance in your life or do you just hope it will happen between work and everything else you have going on each day? Finding balance in life can be tricky, so I believe it has to be purposeful. We don’t just fall into balance, we have to […]

What’s on Your List for Life Balance and Self-Care?


Not everyone has the facts when they think about getting their home organized and how they are going to go about it. Sometimes the misconceptions people have about getting organized holds them back from jumping in and doing it.  Here are three organizing myths that you may find yourself thinking […]

Do You Believe These Organizing Myths?



Walk into any room that is packed with clutter and it can stop you in your tracks.  It can leave you feeling overwhelmed, frozen and like you can’t breathe. As a professional organizer, I see it all the time. I work with busy people who have accumulated too much stuff […]

Too Much Clutter Can Make it Hard to Breathe


Just what is it that prevents well-intentioned people from getting a handle on belongings and getting their homes organized? How come they want to get organized but just can’t seem to make it happen?  As a professional organizer, let me share with you where I see things take a turn […]

Two Organizing Pitfalls to Avoid


“Be aware when distractions come your way. You’ll know it’s a distraction when you stop doing what you’re supposed to be doing and find yourself pondering things that have no value.” Beverly R. Imes, Positive Impact It’s crucial to learn how to work with focus, considering the many distractions luring […]

How to Deal with Distractions



If you’re setting out to declutter and organize your home, your office or your life, I want to help you avoid some pitfalls or mistakes that may foil your progress. Take a look at these five decluttering mistakes so you can head them off at the pass. Plowing ahead without […]

Top 5 Decluttering Tips


If you like to follow tips and tricks for decluttering and organizing, the chances are good you’ve heard the advice that you should only have to touch something once. Typically, this is in relation to paper. The idea is that you have such a good system that you should never […]

Touch it Once. Myth or Reality?


If you have clutter, do you think the only issue before you is the fact that you’re looking at piles of stuff? I’m here to tell you that it’s about much more than that. Clutter and piles bring with them a host of problems and getting rid of them brings […]

It’s Not Just the Clutter



“It’s not about having time, it’s about making time.” Author Unknown At the end of the day, if you sat down and wrote a list of everything you did for the entire day, I feel confident your list would be really long because you were probably busy as soon as […]

How to Fit Goals into Your Schedule