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Build a Daily Habit with 30/30

I get it, it’s a few months into the year and you are already wanting to throw in the towel on keeping your home organized. The other people in your home have successfully managed to disorganize everything you organized and rather than put it back together you are done.

Well, hold on just a minute. There is still hope. Now, you and I can’t change other people but we can work toward building a habit in you to keep up with the organization of your home.

All that hard work that you’ve put in for the past few months or weeks at getting unwanted items out of your house was not for nothing. Let’s keep it going!

Or maybe you find yourself finally getting frustrated with not being able to find things in your home and having to purchase things you KNOW you already own but just can’t find it. Ahem, tape, scissors, glue… anyone?

After working with clients who have diligently been through their entire home side-by-side with me developing little habits of success along the way, I want to provide that for others. While not the same as working with someone, I want to make encouragement and tips and success available to you as well. For that very reason, I’ve developed a program that will show up in your email every day for 30 days.

You’ll learn about the best method to organize fully. You’ll hear from others about the change that organizing has brought to their lives. You’ll have the accountability to work in your home’s disorganized areas every day for 30 days, building a habit that can last a lifetime. You’ll have quick wins along the way. And, best yet, you’ll have a daily cheerleader in me!

I will be popping in every day for 30 days to cheer you on to working 30 minutes in your home every day. Thus, the program is called 30/30! 30 minutes for 30 days. It’s really up to you how much time you spend but the goal is to build a solid habit to either create or keep up with the systems that are keeping your house organized.

In order to make this first round accessible I am offering it at $30! Yes, just $30! So sign up, invite your friends, and make a fun time of it!

Click here and scroll down to register.

Details for this round of 30/30:
The program will run March 1 – 30.
Registration will be February 12 – 22.
The cost is $30.

 

 

Take Heart

February is National Heart Month. I have a handful of heart babies in my life and what joy they and their families bring to my life, each one. As you think about those in your life who have obstacles that they walk with daily or have conquered, I want to encourage YOU.

Maybe February is finding you with all your good intentions left back in January. Maybe you feel defeated and like you will never change or never get anywhere on your goals. Take heart! You can change!

Here is your permission and encouragement to start back with your organizational goals. Yes, you can start back today. You can start for the first time. You can pick up where you left off. If you’ve kept up and feel bored with your goal, kick it up a level.

This month I have two opportunities for you to pick back up or continue on with your organizational goals. The first is already in full swing, The Minimalism Game with Little Red Stool Organizing. This is an event that is more like a game and a lot of fun to participate in. It’s the second year in a row that the LRSO community has done the minimalism game and we’d love to have you join in. Click here to join the event.

The other opportunity is to register for 30/30. This 30 day program will start March 1 with daily encouragement, tips, and accountability to help you develop or continue a habit of decluttering your home just a little bit each day by focusing on one area at a time. Registration will end February 23rd. Click here for more information and a link to register.

Every day is a new beginning. Every day is a chance to start over with new grace and mercy. Take heart, friend!

#LRSOMG19

the minimalism game feb 2019

I made it! And I was just telling my husband how proud I was for finishing. It kind of became addicting. But- everything is not out of my house. I think I maybe tackled 10%… I need another round!
– DM, #LRSOMG18 participant

Whoo-hoo!!! I think I did every day…..🤔 My house feels a little lighter but there is still so much more to go! Are you doing another challenge soon?!!! 😬
– JD, #LRSOMG18 participant

I heard you loud and clear! It’s here! Another round!

Starting February 1 we are back for our second year of The Minimalism Game hosted by Little Red Stool Organizing (#LRSOMG19).  I’m inviting you to join the LRSO community to play along with thousands of others who have played this game before you. The Minimalism Game is a great way to have fun while bringing more peace and freedom to your home.

Before we get to how the game works and how you can participate. I want to address one thing. The word “minimalism.” Throw what you think of the word “minimalism” out for a minute. Now think about how nice your house would feel if you had a few less things. I can just picture you with your eyes closed, a deep sigh of relief and peace, and a rested posture. THAT is what I want you to think about the word “minimalism” from now on. 

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A participant from #LRSOMG18 posted this picture of her 24 things on Day 24

On to the basics of the game!

On the first day of the month you will get one thing OUT OF YOUR HOUSE. On the second day, two things. The third day? You guessed it, three things will leave your home. That’s how we are going to play. You know you. If you can only get an item out of your house once a week because of work, etc. then make a box/bag that WILL leave your home at the end of the week. If you can’t trust yourself to get rid of that bag at the end of the week, get it out the same day.

27750885_10155234909358091_814061923826015109_nA Day 14 haul from a #LRSOMG18 participant.

Each day I will post 2 graphics. One will be a short list of ideas of items you can consider pairing down in your home. The other will be a tip or encouragement of some kind. So keep your eyes peeled for those helps!

Not only is this a FREE tool for you to use, we will also have PRIZES!!!

This contest is in no way sponsored by The Minimalists or any social media platforms.

Click here to go directly to the Facebook event.

Entries look like this:
1. (Required to be entered) subscribe to LRSO’s newsletter.
2. “Like” Little Red Stool Organizing’s FB page.
3. Comment “done”  on the corresponding day’s post when you’ve completed the day. (1 point/entry)
4. Post a photo on your personal page AND tag each photo with #LRSOMG19. (2 point/entry)
5. Partner up with someone AND let us know who your partner is. (You will both get 3 points for having a partner and letting us know who your partner is.)

Winners will be announced Saturday, March 2, 2019.

H.B.D.

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The first thing you think when you read HBD is either, “Happy Birthday!” or perhaps, “wait, what does that mean?”

Well, it is in fact LRSO’s birthday in January! It is hard to believe I have been living my dream for two years now helping YOU, my friends and clients, find peace and freedom in your homes! I get so excited just thinking about all the progress that has been made and sometimes I need to pinch myself that helping people bring order back to their lives through providing decluttering and organizational services is MY JOB!

2018 was a great year of growth and success because of YOU: clients, friends, subscribers, and followers. Thank you for your support and encouragement! Truly, I can not THANK YOU enough for all the ways you have supported me, recommending me to your friends, commenting on social media posts and cheering me on as I have grown!

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So now you may be thinking what do you want for your birthday? Well, I can think of nothing better than to be invited into your home to help you find peace and freedom! Take a minute and imagine how awesome it will be to look back at 2019 and see all the progress you made this year just by taking a step toward the home of which you have always dreamed. I know to many of you this may feel scary, intimidating, or just over all embarrassing. Trust me, you have nothing to worry about. I am here to start this process of peace and freedom in your home wherever you are. Everyone’s journey is different and I think now is a great time for you to get started.

If reaching out to schedule time with me isn’t in your plans yet, no problem. I would love to stay connected and encourage you in your journey! Please head over to my social media accounts (Instagram and FaceBook) and like and follow Little Red Stool Organizing. Like, share, and comment on posts. Sharing is caring, gang! Let me know what you want to see more of while you’re there. I would love to have you share this blog post with a friend and on your social media pages. Seriously, that would be a GREAT birthday present!

But wait, there’s more!

HBD also means “Have Big Dreams!”
As we kick off a new year we typically find ways to change our lives and homes for the better. You may be a “word of the year” person or a “goals” or “resolutions” person or maybe you are a “dream board” person. Figuring out your word or goals or pictures for your board can be difficult. So I want to encourage you to take some time to dream about what you want your life to look like in 2019.

Maybe you want to get out some markers and paper or take a walk and let your mind dream. Flip back through journals or calendars and be grateful for the things you have learned as you lived. Then think about the coming weeks, months, and year to what you want to learn and live this year, what you hope to accomplish and the areas you want to see change. If visions, dreams and words like a cleaner home, tidier spaces, keeping up with laundry, more peace, organized _____, more time with my family, less stress keeping up with my home, purge, get rid of all the stuff in the attic and ideas like those are on your visions board, I think we can help each other achieve the goals and changes that you would like to see in your life in 2019! Imagine how awesome and rewarding it will be to look at your home in a year and to know you made changes that allowed you to have freedom in your home and enjoy all that is around you.

LRSO has some big dreams for 2019 for sure – stay tuned to our social media and newsletters to see what they are! I cannot wait to share all that LRSO has planned for helping you achieve more peace and freedom in your home in 2019! Trust me, you won’t want to miss out so go follow NOW and make sure your friends do too!

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