It’s about Time!

Hello and welcome to my first ever blog post and official launch of Hollyhelp.com 2.0!

It’s been a very exciting year and I can’t believe how quickly it’s all rushing by. I am truly amazed how fulfilling life can be when you follow your passion and do what you love.

So far this year I have: Attended NAPO 2015 Organizing Conference, wrote & produced two videos for my website, hosted a group of Professional Organizers from Japan who toured my home, wrote and published my ‘7 Tips for Environmental & Organizational Change’ pamphlet and finally re-launched Hollyhelp.com, a goal I’ve had for years! Oh and I also produced a Music Video, shot three TV commercials and I can simply say is It’s all about time!

So how did I increase my productivity this year and what changed? Well one of the basics of time management is to understand that we are all given the same amount of time each day: 24hours is all you get and what you decide to do with that time is entirely UP TO YOU! I made a conscious choice this year, rather than making decisions just based on ‘earning a living’ that I would follow my passion and use my precious time to not only help my clients achieve their goals but create as much as possible and work toward my own personal & creative goals.

As a residential professional organizer, I love working with my clients to remove items from their home that no longer serve them, that either don’t make them happy or are broken or waiting to be used ‘someday’. So how can you translate that to your time? The best way to create more space in your calendar is to start by removing what’s not working or that you don’t LOVE to do. If you are making commitments that don’t fulfill your soul, then you are cluttering your life with obligations that deplete your energy and leave you unfilled. Try removing just one obligation from your calendar this month, what are dreading, what don’t you have time for but agreed to do anyway? (Sorry not the dentist people, you still need regular cleanings) Try politely passing on an offer that your gut tells you to skip. Use that time for what you love! Just as I say to my clients, when you remove what’s not working from your home the space will quickly be filled by something that truly serves you. When I removed obligations from my schedule that didn’t fulfill me, it was magical how quickly new and exciting opportunities popped up to replace them. Take that leap of faith and say yes to what makes you happy!