Category Archives: Life Maintenance

February 19

No Regrets

There was a woman in one of my classes a few years ago who, within minutes of being asked to do a simple color exercise, sat in the back of the class weeping. She was overwhelmed and felt incompetent to the task at hand. She is not unusual. I watch people psych themselves out on […]

February 11

Taming the Junk

We tend to keep a minimal amount of stuff in our home for a variety of reasons but mostly because we find clutter stressful. During deadlines or periods of high demand for our time, however, the piles start breeding. It stresses Bill and me out. It doesn’t help that our daughter is a pack-rat by […]