During the stay-at-home orders of the Covid-19 pandemic, I have had plenty of time to think about my life. I will pose a few of the questions I am asking myself.
The concept of a capsule wardrobe has been popular in the last few years. The definition os a capsule wardrobe is between 25-50 pieces of clothing, shoes and accessories.
Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings is one of the most recognizable pieces of classical music in the world. It’s become America’s semi-official music for mourning, used at Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s funeral and after JFK’s assassination. But somewhere along the way, it went from an anthem of sadness to one of joy.
Heirlooms can be either precious or a burden. Now might be a great time to think about which category those relics fit into.
I created a physical and digital legacy album for each of my parents. I put the very best photos of their lives from start to finish in order in one photo album that could be viewed at their celebration of life event and for the family to cherish for years to come. I did a physical album and a photo slideshow digitally simultaneously.
Writing your own obituary can actually bring you peace of mind! If you have a draft of important dates and events of your life, it helps those left behind to lessen the work of figuring out significant details that are important to the overview of your life.
In my first week of self-isolation during the coronavirus, I have found it challenging to set up a new routine. I am self-employed and was already accustomed to working at home so it surprised me that I found it difficult to create a schedule that felt satisfying. I felt scattered and anxious, which reduced my focus.
I love books and over the years, I have bought many of them. I have also had to develop the habit of thinning them out every year so that they don’t take over my house!
Are your file cabinets stuffed with old, obsolete items? Are your digital files a mess? This week, let’s discuss paper and digital files.
Staying home more during the coronavirus precaution period can have advantages. In order for us to cope and adjust to a change in our usual patterns, we must adapt to new routines. You may wish to create new structure to your day by setting up time blocks of activities.