Keeping It Simple

What’s important to us changes over time.  When I was in my 20’s and 30’s, I was willing to put much more time into my appearance – my hair, my nails, my clothes.  Now I like to keep my routines as simple as possible.

When I’m working with clients, I find that they have piles of clothes, footwear, and accessories that need some sort of action – actions that they feel they “should” take care of but keep putting off.  (I’ve written about the negative power of the word “should” in my previous tip, No More Shoulds.)   In some cases, these tasks are being put off because they are unpleasant, and my client really doesn’t want to do them (such as ironing, or removing a stain.)  In other cases, they are being put off because they are just too much trouble (such as fixing a broken piece of jewelry, a broken zipper, or a damaged shoe or boot.)

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