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The Discipline of Foreplay

   It’s easy to skip the foreplay and jump into things, but let’s be honest: It’s more exciting when we’ve earned it. When we’ve thought about it, seduced it, conversed with it…and it’s finally ours, it’s much more meaningful. And, the effect of achieving or attaining something that has been a point of focus has […]

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Love (and clean dishes) Is All You Need

The greatest clutter of all is self-judgment. It is the antithesis of Joumor.   When a baby cries, it is honestly expressing a need as loudly and surely and quickly as it is aware of it. The baby does not pause to wonder who might disapprove or have overly sensitive ears. As we mature and […]

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How An Open Window is a Glimpse Into Our Health

As many people who tend to have clutter and are good at geometry, I love patterns. In the past few weeks I’ve noticed two patterns from local clients and friends: Depression and lots of open windows on their computers. Morbid pun aside, the repeating pattern got me thinking and theorizing about how these two things […]

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The Cost Of Not Being A User

Why is it so hard to not throw our money in the garbage? Because it’s hard to commit to Use what you have. In order to use what you have, you have to be able to keep track of it, access it, and have up-to-date things you like and are willing to use. There are […]

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If You’re Not Robert De Niro, Do This

Do you go to the gym for classes and/or have a personal trainer? Do you call a friend to keep you company so you can have a burst of productivity? It’s not because it’s hard or we don’t know how, many of us are smart and capable people who also don’t like to do things […]

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6 Secrets To (Start) Changing a Habit in 30 Days

Right now we are 26 Gamers in Joumor’s Game, 30 Days To Change a Habit. People are having AMAZING results. Why? Joumor’s new Games are designed to encourage Clutter-Free Connection on 3 Levels: With ourselves With another person In a community And guess what? It totally works. The number one thing I have heard over […]

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How 168 Hours IS Enough

  When was the last time you managed your time well? You woke up feeling refreshed, the members of your household (including you) were fed and clothed at a reasonable hour, and everyone went off to their respective daysand was fully productive. Upon reuniting (or getting home, for single member households) everyone felt satisfied at […]

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When You Don’t Know … You Don’t Know

Joumor - Admitting you know know is strength

“Man is free only when he is able to realize and accept his limitations.” –Friedrich Nietzsche One of my Clarity, Action & Discipline students began shaking her head during class the other day. (We’re all on video in little boxes on the screen like the Brady Bunch). “I know you said there’s always an I […]

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