Why Waiting for Perfection is Hurting You

Growth over perfection means that you’re making gradual changes for the better rather than setting out for immediate perfection (which isn’t easily achievable anyway). Many consider perfection to be one of the reasons they procrastinate, so by understanding that small steps, slowly climbing up the ‘organised lifestyle ladder’ is much better than striving for something […]

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How to Get Motivated to Stay on Task

A popular topic for busy people is staying motivated throughout the day – recognising what drives us to do, what we do. And it certainly requires self-discipline because you need to demonstrate a commitment to the desired outcome. Sometimes people refer to this motivation as their “why” – their reason for behaving a certain way. […]

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How to Stay Focused in a World of Distractions

Our world is full of distractions coming from other people, constant sharing of information & especially our phones. And it’s in the ability of these things to distract from what you should be doing that requires self-discipline. This self-discipline is about limiting those distractions in our lives, especially at times when you have urgent tasks […]

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How to Resist Procrastination & Get More Done

Procrastination is such a popular topic when you talk to anybody interested in productivity & getting organised. It’s also discussed a lot among busy mothers because it’s often a reason for not getting much done. But with all respect, I do think it’s over-used & let me explain. If you blame procrastination for not doing […]

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Why You Need Self-Discipline to Live More Organised

Self-discipline is about having the ability to control yourself in certain situations & control the behaviours you display because you have a focus or outcome in mind. It’s an important second step within The Organised Lifestyle™ Program & covers procrastination, motivation, distractions & growth, which can all teach us a thing or two on how to be disciplined despite […]

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Ideas to Get Organised for the New School Year

For some families (like mine), the new school year starts in January or February each year. So it’s that time when we prepare our children (& ourselves) for the year ahead. Below I share all my organising ideas so you can stay on top of it all & leave home on time in’sha’Allah. +Plus I’ve […]

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