Throw Out Fifty Things

August 2013 Blog Posts (6)

I Never Knew How Exhilarting 'Relieving' Myself of 50 Things Could Be!

Hello Gail!

 

A dear friend gave me a copy of your book a few years ago and it had lived on my book shelf looking nice, but unread.

 

On June 21st (which was, coincidentally, the summer solstice, a Friday and the end of a pay period) I took early retirement and began to read your book at last. Since then I have been purging, sifting and sorting.

I had donated 16 very large…

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Added by Marie Z. Johansen on August 26, 2013 at 2:38pm — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: Watch Your Face

WATCH YOUR FACE!

 

As Jim and I came out of our apartment to take Willa, our Golden Retriever, for her run around the reservoir in Central…

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 26, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: Winging It...

 WINGING IT..

 

There's no getting around it. We live in an unscripted world. You can rehearse in front of a mirror til the cows come home -…

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 19, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Throw Out Fifty(+) Things - With a Friend!

I bought Gail's book for one of my sisters for Christimas and then, early this year, I bought it for myself. Over a few weeks I did some serious de-cluttering. A friend of mine and I actually did it "together"...we'd set a time, Skype with each other and show the area we wanted to tackle, and would check back in every few hours to keep each other on track. It's a way to feel like you're not alone, yet you and your friend can both be productive simultaneously (vs. you going to her place, and…

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Added by Megan S. on August 13, 2013 at 1:23pm — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: IT'S INCONVENIENT!

IT'S INCONVENIENT!

 

You leave your iPhone in the cab. You get (another) speeding ticket (if you get one more they'll take away your…

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 12, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

Monday Morning Motivator: STRAIGHTEN UP!

 

STRAIGHTEN UP!

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Added by Gail Blanke on August 5, 2013 at 5:00am — No Comments

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