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Everyday Mindfulness

This year’s Contemplation by Design Summit at Stanford University wraps up tomorrow, but I’ve greatly enjoyed attending as a participant, volunteer, and (this year), speaker. It’s been a wonderful reminder of the importance of building everyday mindfulness into our lives,…

The scariest organizing mistakes | Pauline Wiles
Mindset & Mindfulness

The Scariest Organizing Mistakes

With a nod to Halloween, I’m gathering today a collection of some of the scariest organizing mistakes which I see people make, particularly around decluttering your home. There are wonderful benefits of being more organized, including saving time and…

25 Questions to Use When Decluttering
Mindset & Mindfulness

25 Questions to Ask When Decluttering

I don’t know whether it’s the change in seasons, or whether it’s because I finally got around to reading Marie Kondo’s The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, but I’m feeling a renewed enthusiasm for decluttering. And like everyone…

Contemplation by Design Summit
Mindset & Mindfulness, Time Management

More Mindful, Less Muddle

Update: this event has finished. Catch the replay here. Registration is now open for my session at Stanford University’s free Contemplation by Design Summit on Saturday November 3, 2018. I’ll be presenting More Mindful, Less Muddle, offering a five step…

Easier Meditation | Pauline Wiles
Mindset & Mindfulness

An Easier Approach to Meditation

Chances are, you’re either already practicing meditation or you think it’s a total load of baloney. If you’re in the second camp, please try this: stop thinking of it as meditation, and start thinking of it as practicing paying…

Purging Paper | Pauline WilesPurging Paper | Pauline Wiles
Mindset & Mindfulness

Purging Paper: Reader Q&A

Whenever I talk with readers about clutter and feeling organized, paper is invariably mentioned. It seems many of us struggle with far too much paper in our lives. It forms insidious, accusatory piles all over our homes and in…

Serenity Lessons from Thailand | Pauline Wiles
Mindset & Mindfulness

Serenity Lessons from Thailand

What a lucky escape that Thai soccer team had last week. For most of the dramatic cave rescue of the 12 boys and their coach, I was in Malaysia, just a short ferry ride from Thailand where events unfolded…